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Man missing in Tararua Ranges found

The man in his 70’s reported missing in the Tararua Ranges since Monday has been found. He was located alive just before 7pm by family...

Search continues for missing hiker, Tararua Ranges

Police continue the search in the Tararua ranges today, after a man in his early 70s went missing while hiking Monday morning. Police received the...

Police updates – fatal crashes Mossburn and Alfredton

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 6 February 2024. Fatal crash, Alfredton Police can advise one person has died following a crash involving a motorcycle...

‘Frightening incident’: Kayaker rescued from water off Palliser Bay

A kayaker is safe after a frightening incident in Palliser Bay, Wairarapa earlier today. At around 7.30am today Police received a call from a person...

Have you seen Cleveland?

Cleveland, 15, was last seen at his home in Churton Park and has been missing since Monday 18 December. He was last seen wearing dark...

Police updates – Darfield fatal crash, Riversdale Beach death, Clover Park robbery

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 13 December 2023. Name release, Riversdale Beach death Police can now release the name of the man who died...

Police updates – fatal crashes Kekerengu and Epsom, fatal fire Paraparaumu Beach

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 9 December 2023. Fatal crash, SH1 Kekerengu Police can advise that one person has died following a crash yesterday...

Fatal crash, Masterton

Police can advise that one person has died following a serious crash in Masterton. The crash, involving two vehicles, was reported shortly after 1:50pm. The Serious...

Man drowns while snorkelling off Riversdale Beach

A man has been located deceased after he went snorkelling off the coast of Riversdale Beach yesterday afternoon. Police with the assistance of Police Search...

Arrest and seizures following search warrants in Wairarapa

Police have executed search warrants at residences across the Wairarapa today, resulting in one arrest and the seizure of drugs, weapons and a vehicle. A...

Fatal crash, Kearney Road/Top Grass Road, Tararua District

One person has died following a crash near the intersection of Kearney Road and Top Grass Road, between Woodville and Dannevirke. The crash was reported...

Planning on hiking in the Tararua Ranges? Be prepared

The successful use of a beacon leading to a rescue in the Tararua Ranges has prompted NZ Police and the NZ Mountain Safety Council...

Rescue in Tararua

Two people were safely located after they became overwhelmed during a multi-day hike in the Tararua Forest Park yesterday afternoon. The pair were walking when...

Mt Holdsworth: Active searches paused

Police have paused active searching in the Mt Holdsworth area for missing man Michael MacGregor, also known as Michael Namana. Monday was the final day...

Greytown hit-and-run: Drivers of vehicles urged to come forward

Wairarapa Police investigating a hit-and-run in Greytown are still seeking further information in relation to vehicles identified travelling between Greytown and Carterton between 600-7:00am...

Police updates – Carterton hit-and-run, Te Aroha burglary

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 6 July 2023. Person arrested following burglary, Te Aroha One person has been arrested following a burglary at a...

Carterton homicide – arrest made

A man has been arrested and charged with murder in relation to the death of a Carterton man on 25 June. Police were called to...

Investigation into Carterton homicide continues

Police have arrested a man on charges of assault, as enquiries continue into the Carterton homicide investigation. Police were called to Te Kopi Road at...

Operation Cobalt: Three men arrested in Masterton, drugs and firearms seized

Three men are before the courts after being arrested in Masterton as part of Operation Cobalt. The men were arrested following a series of search...

Masterton search warrant uncovers $100K worth of stolen property

Masterton Police have recovered a large amount of stolen property following a search warrant on Monday 24 April. After an investigation into a series of...

Wairarapa Police seize ‘significant quantity’ of meth

Wairarapa Police’s Precision Targeting Team arrested a woman this morning in relation to the supply of methamphetamine. The 24-year-old woman was located at a gang-affiliated...

Team effort to rescue injured tramper

It was a true team effort to rescue an injured tramper from the Ruahine Ranges recently. The woman was tramping with her husband when she...

McAnulty cancels mobile public offices due to death threats

Kieran McAnulty is the Labour MP for Wairarapa. He is also the Minister for Emergency Management and Minister for Racing. McAnulty told a Hawke's Bay radio...

Masterton dairy aggravated robbery – three youths arrested

Masterton Police arrested three youths yesterday in relation to an aggravated robbery in Masterton earlier in the day. Police were alerted to the robbery on...

Police updates – Bluff Harbour tragedy, Rongotea fatal crash, Taupo shoplifter nabbed

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 24 December 2022. Name release- Bluff harbour Police are now in a position to name the man who died...

Fleeing driver arrested after high speed getaway attempt over the Remutakas

Police have charged a man with serious driving offences in Maoribank, Upper Hutt, following a lengthy attempt to stop his vehicle this afternoon. A man...

Operation Cobalt nets firearms and drugs in the Wairarapa

Over the past two days, Wairarapa Police officers with the assistance of AOS have carried out several search warrants and prevention activities targeting organised...

Courier van stolen in Masterton recovered, man arrested

Masterton Police have arrested a 28-year-old Auckland man in relation to the theft of a courier van in the town yesterday (13 October). The van...

South Wairarapa fires – arrest made

Wairarapa Police have arrested a person in relation to fires in Wards Line, Morison Bush early yesterday morning. They will be appearing in Masterton District...

Police updates – South Wairarapa fire, Waimarama fatal crash

Police updates on crime and investigations for 11 October 2022. Fire, South Wairarapa Police are assisting Fire and Emergency New Zealand following reports of multiple fires...

Police updates – Wellington motorway protest, Gisborne fatal crash

Police updates on crimes and investigations for the evening of 10 October 2022. UPDATE - Incident on SH1, Wellington The incident on State Highway 1 that...

Masterton aggravated burglary – police appeal for witnesses

Police are appealing for sightings of a car involved in an aggravated burglary in Masterton yesterday (6 October). At 4.45pm, a man parked his car...

Missing tramper found after using toilet paper to make ‘Help’ sign

A missing Wellington man made a ‘help’ sign out of toilet paper to help searchers find him. Search and Rescue has located a 55-year-old Wellington...

Police updates – Gisborne shooting, Masterton asssault

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 29 September 2022. Arrest following incident in Totara Street, Gisborne Gisborne Police have made an arrest after two youths...

Police updates – red shoe offender, Dipton and Pukekohe fatal crashes

Police updates on crimes and investigations for Monday 29 August 2022. Christchurch Police looking for offender with red shoes Christchurch Police are hoping that an offender’s...

Wairarapa Woman charged with supplying cannabis to students

A 30-year-old woman who reportedly sold cannabis to high school students in Wairarapa is due in court next week charged with possessing cannabis for...

Mystery Wairarapa substance identified as fentanyl

Preliminary test results have today confirmed the illicit substance consumed by a number of people in the Wairarapa over the weekend was fentanyl. "While these...

Man arrested for assault which left Masterton baby with critical injuries

Masterton Police have today charged a 34-year-old Masterton man in relation to the assault of a three-month-old child in Masterton on 16 June. The man...

Investigation into assault on Masterton 3-month-old baby with ‘critical non-accidental injuries’

Shortly after 8.30pm on Thursday 16th June Police were called to an incident at a residential address in Masterton, where a 3-month-old baby was...

Police updates – Tokoroa fatal crash, motorcycle incidents in Gore and Manukau

Police updates for on crimes and investigations for the morning of 14 June 2022. Information sought after dirt bike incident, Manukau Counties Manukau Police are asking...

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