Te Puke row: Teen describes moment car struck man

A teenager wept as he told police he 'sped up” and then ran down the partner of an enraged woman who was in the front seat of the car he was driving. 'I... Read More

Water heating systems hot targets for thieves

The costliest home burglary claims arise from the theft of water heating systems, new AMI data reveals. In several cases, hot water cylinder thefts have led... Read More

Rotorua police catch car thieves in the act

Three youths have been apprehended by a police public safety team after they were observed in a stolen Nissan vehicle attempting to steal a Mazda vehicle on... Read More

Minor injuries in SH2 crash

UPDATE 8.36AM: Only minor injuries have been reported following a crash on State Highway 2, near Te Puna. Emergency services were called to the two-vehicle... Read More

Mob member jailed after carjacking Tauranga couple

A Mongrel Mob member on a methamphetamine-fuelled crime spree carjacked an 'elderly” couple and sat on top of the female driver while speeding away from... Read More

Reckless rider on Desert Road caught

A man who allegedly rode a newly purchased sports motorbike at speed through the Desert Road north of Waiouru, has been caught. At 3.15pm yesterday, a Road... Read More

More cops on the beat

The establishment of new Community Beat Teams in major cities across New Zealand has been announced by NZ Police. The announcement was made on Sunday by Police... Read More

Hunt for woman after store robbed at gunpoint

Police are looking for a woman who robbed a commercial premises in Mount Maunganui at gunpoint. Caltex NZ confirmed their Bayfair station was involved. 'Police... Read More

Alleged BOP stabbing: Four teens charged

Four teens have been charged following an assault which left one person in a critical condition. 'Four young people have been charged following an assault... Read More

Warning over "too good to be true" investments

Be aware of an 'investment' that's "too good to be true", warns NZ Police. Members of the Chinese community are advised to be highly vigilant about... Read More

Te Puke killing: Woman and teen on trial

A woman having an argument on the phone with her partner over missing Christmas money allegedly encouraged a teenager who was in the car with her to run... Read More

Meth lab trial: Man sobs as jury delivers verdict

A man sobbed as a jury acquitted him on a serious drugs charge relating to the production of a substance used to make methamphetamine. But when it came... Read More