Wairoa crash death named

The man killed in a crash in Frasertown, Wairoa, on Sunday 10 September was 22-year-old Ryan Glen Crisp, from Gisborne. He was killed and three other men in the vehicle injured when it crashed after failing to stop for police. The cause of the crash... Read More

Gisborne man dies in fleeing vehicle

A 22-year-old Gisborne man was killed in a crash in Frasertown, Wairoa just after 7.30pm last night in a vehicle that was fleeing a police pursuit.   Another man was flown to Hawke's Bay Hospital in a critical condition and is now stable. Two... Read More

Murder in Invercargill

A 30-year-old-man has been charged with murder following the death of a 19-year-old man in Invercargill this morning. The man died following a serious assault that occurred around 11:00pm last night at Stadium Southland. The accused appeared in the Invercargill... Read More

Murder charge over baby death

A 40-year-old Turangi man has been charged with the murder of his nine month old daughter in Turangi on March 12, 2016. The man charged is currently in custody and will appear in Taupo District Court on Wednesday 24 May via video link in relation to... Read More

Knife point robbery over cigarettes

Police are investigating a violent aggravated robbery in Mangere where four masked offenders held a knife to the shop keeper's throat while they took cigarettes. At approximately 7.30pm four masked offenders entered a Superette in Raglan Street.... Read More

Trapped in hay bailer

A 21 year old man suffered serious leg injuries after being trapped in a hay bailer at Omakau Central Otago today, say Police. Senior Constable Darren Cox of Omakau Police.says emergency services were called to a nearby farm about 1.30pm, after the 21... Read More

Northland man killed by tree

A 32 year old man was found dead under a tree in Kaikohe today, says Sergeant Kevin Milne, Northland Police. Police received a report at approximately 2.50pm today of a person trapped under a tree in Kaikohe.Police and St Johns ambulance staff made... Read More

Targeting truancy in Canterbury

A big focus for Canterbury District Police over the May and June period will be looking at ways of reducing opportunities for youth offenders to commit crimes. This will be part of a larger target to reduce the overall amount of youth crime in the district. Truancy... Read More

Man dies at Devonport

The body of a man has been found at Narrow Neck Beach, Devonport, following a report of a drowning. Auckland Police and ambulance services were called at 2:05pm, Saturday 13 May, 2017. The death has been referred to the Coroner.  While Police are... Read More

Police seek Shane Wikaira

Police are urgently seeking 25-year-old Shane Wikaira, who has escaped Corrections custody in Epsom this morning. Wikaira allegedly stole a silver Toyota Starlet hatchback, registration BPH283, and is thought to be in the south Auckland area. Police ask... Read More



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