Man reported missing from Tauranga found

UPDATE 12.38PM: A man reported missing from Tauranga earlier has now been located. Simi Pirihi was reported missing from an Edgecumbe Road address after... Read More

Coromandel murder trial now into fifth week

Adrian Phillips may have been experiencing a bout of disassociation and “concrete thinking” when he gunned down a man he apparently perceived... Read More

Whakatāne homicide victim named

The man killed in a suspected homicide in Whakatāne has been named. Mark Hohua, 48, was taken to Whakatāne Hospital shortly before 11.30am on Saturday,... Read More

Fentanyl overdoses: Police try to find supplier

The drug that killed more than 100,000 Americans last year is now thought to be behind 12 overdoses in Wairarapa. Fentanyl has been described by the... Read More

Drug warning as 12 in hospital with overdoses

A dozen people have been hospitalised over the weekend due to suspected fentanyl overdoses, all in the Wairarapa region. The drug information website... Read More

Stolen: Four arrests after aggravated robbery

Four people have been arrested in a stolen vehicle following an aggravated robbery. The incident occurred when an alleged offender was interrupted while... Read More

Waikato shooting: Man appears in court

A man arrested in connection to an alleged shooting in the Waikato is behind bars. Wade Lawrence Cresswell is facing charges of causing grievous bodily... Read More

Judge to decide Tauranga dog’s fate

Two different accounts of the same alleged dog attack have emerged during the trial of a Tauranga woman and her large Rottweiler. Helen Fraser faced... Read More

Tauranga homicide: Two charged with murder

Two people have been charged with murder following the death of Tauranga man Mitchell Te Kani. A 40-year-old man and 40-year old woman have been charged... Read More

Police monitor Cameron Road speeds in Tauranga

Safety concerns over vehicles speeding through construction zones and abusive behaviour toward road workers along Cameron Road prompted Tauranga Police... Read More

Search continues for man who vanished from home

Police are checking CCTV footage after reported sightings of missing Tokoroa man Shane Edwards in Auckland, Maketū, Waikaremoana and Tīrau. The officer... Read More

Highway assault: Tribesmen gang members arrested

Three patched Tribesmen gang members are facing charges after being arrested in relation to a serious assault on the Waikato Expressway. Seven search... Read More

Woman on trial for alleged rottweiler attack

  A Tauranga veterinarian has described in detail her alleged attack by a large rottweiler, who is facing euthanasia. Dr Liza Schneider was the... Read More

Waikato shooting: police locate wanted person

UPDATED 2.55pm: Police have located a person of interest wanted in connection to a shooting in the Waikato today. He is now being spoken to by police... Read More

Alleged killer‘s previous thoughts of car-ramming

A man who rammed a car off the road before shooting its driver dead in an alleged murderous fury had previously thought about ramming another motorist... Read More