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Police updates – Queenstown bar assault, Hopetoun Bridge incident, stolen Whangarei dirt bikes

Police updates on crimes and investigations for the morning of 18 June 2022. Stolen bikes recovered in Wellington Police recovered five stolen bikes from a Wellington...

Trial of alleged jail cell rapist Benjamin Gounder begins

Convicted rapist Benjamin Gounder is on trial this week in the Wellington High Court for a raft of charges alleged to have been committed...

UPDATE: Police shooting in Newlands, shot man formally named

Police have now formally released the name of the man shot by Police in Newlands on Tuesday 7 June, named by DTNZ and other...

Cocaine, methamphetamine and cash seized in Operation Bali

Ten people have been arrested and large quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine and cash have been seized following a joint Police and Customs operation. Police located...

UPDATE: Body found in Khandallah

Police are now in a position to confirm the name of the man found deceased in Odell Reserve in Khandallah yesterday. He was 42-year-old Damian...

Khandallah death – police appeal to public for information

Police investigating the death of a man found in a reserve in Khandallah are appealing for information from the public. The man, in his 40s,...

Man shot by police in Newlands named as Samuel Fakalago

The man shot by police in the Wellington suburb of Newlands yesterday has been named as 30 year old father Samuel Fakalago. A forensic scene...

UPDATE: Police shooting in Newlands

A number of investigations are under way following the Police shooting of a man at a Newlands house yesterday. These include a Police Critical Incident...

Wellington police shoot man dead in Newlands

A man has died after being shot by Police in Newlands, Wellington today. Police were called to a family harm incident on Kingsbridge Place about...

Police confirm Ingham twin unexplained death investigation

Wellington Police are investigating after the body of a woman was found at a Webb Street, Te Aro address early this morning. Police were called...

Police updates – Operations Dairyland and Lithium, Whangarei drug bust

Police updates on crimes and investigations for the morning of 4 June 2022. Police recover body from Pelorus River, near Havelock Police have recovered the body...

Police updates – Fatal Tapapa crash, Wainuiomata ram raid burglary

Police updates on crimes and investigations for the morning of 3 June 2022. SH5, Tapapa, South Waikato Police can confirm one person has died following a...

Fatal crashes in Meanee, Otaki and Ohaupo

Police have released information relating to three recent fatal vehicle accidents. Fatal crash, Meeanee Police can confirm a man has died following a single vehicle fatal...

Police updates – deceased Wairoa Kayaker, fatal Waverley quad bike accident

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 17 May 2022. Name release - quad bike crash, Waverley Police can now release the name of the man...

Police updates – Wellington gang shooting, Te Aro sexual assault, Kaikohe drug bust

Police updates for 7 May 2022. Police investigating sexual assault Te Aro Wellington Police investigating a sexual assault are seeking assistance from the public. The victim was...

Warrant to Arrest: Police seek Mana Lawson

Police investigating the shooting of three people in Dixon Street, Wellington on 23 April 2022 are seeking 29-year-old Mana Lawson. A warrant to arrest Lawson...

Update – Firearms Incidents, Wellington

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the shooting in Dixon Street yesterday morning, as the investigation into two firearms-related incidents in...

Police updates: Fatal crashes in Invercargill & Whangarei, firearms incidents in Wellington

Police updates for 23 April 2022. Arrests following firearms incidents, Wellington Seven people have been arrested and a firearm recovered, after Police responded to two serious...

Witnesses sought to Upper Hutt serious assault

Hutt Valley Police are seeking assistance from the public regarding a serious assault that occurred on Fergusson Drive on Saturday night 19 March. Two men...

Five charged following Hutt Valley Meth investigation

Five people have been charged following a five month-long investigation into the importation of methamphetamine in Wellington. The Wellington Drugs and Organised Crime team led...

Police seek witnesses following alleged assault in central Wellington

Police are seeking witnesses to an alleged assault in central Wellington on Sunday morning. The incident happened at about 4.30am on 23 January outside a...

Fatal work-related incident in Tawa

A person has died after becoming trapped under their work vehicle in Tawa this afternoon. The incident in Lyndhurst Road was reported to police at...

Three Boxing day beach tragedies

There were three reported beach tragedies across New Zealand on Boxing Day. In Wellington, a woman died at Kapiti Beach. The incident was reported to...

Man injured during arrest in Levin dies

A 65-year-old man who was seriously injured in Levin earlier this week died in Wellington Regional Hospital overnight. The man was in the process of...

Lower Hutt serious assault: Police appeal for dash cam footage

Wellington Police are appealing for dash cam footage from members of the public to assist the investigation into the serious assault of two people...

Watch: Crowds gathering for Wellington anti-government protest

Crowds are gathering in Civic Square Wellington for today's anti-government protest. https://twitter.com/OrwellianNz84/status/1471230110879473666?s=20 Updates to follow.

Case #3 Pandemic of stupidity: Waikanae Golf Club

A month ago we reported on the progressive and common sense approach of Waikanae company Goodman Contracting in adopting a 'pro-choice' policy towards the...

Multiple fatal accidents reported throughout NZ yesterday

It's been a horror weekend on our roads and waterways with a number of fatal accidents reported by police. Late Friday night a person died...

Porirua assault: Police appeal for information

Police are appealing to the public for information relating to a serious early morning assault of a woman in Porirua yesterday. The woman answered a...

Waikanae’s biggest employer Goodman Contracting declares pro-choice policy

Waikanae's biggest employer, Goodman Contracting, has declared that it has no intention of forcing its employees to take the jab. The policy was announced by...

Heart wrenching tribute from daughter of Levin car crash victim shared on social media

The daughter of one of the victim's in yesterday fatal car accident in Levin has posted an emotional tribute to her mother online. The victim,...

Large crowd expected at Wellington protest today

A large crowd is expected in Wellington today to protest at Parliament. The protest is against the government's jab mandates and anti-freedom policies in general....

Police appeal for information following shooting at Pauatahanui

Police are appealing for information from the public in relation to a shooting which took place on Grays Road, Pauatahanui, on Sunday 31 October. The...

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