Man with cache of child sexual abuse photos jailed

A man who was found with a cache of child sexual abuse material has been sent to prison for three and a half years. Nikola Marinovich, who has previously... Read More

Police issue warning over Facebook scams

Police and Facebook are warning the public to be aware of scammers operating on Facebook. Police has received a number of recent reports in relation... Read More

Big changes for police during COVID

Police have dealt with fewer burglaries, more shoplifting and more gang activity during COVID. This is what police liaison Senior Sergeant Chris Sommerville... Read More

SPCA prosecutes man for drowning eight cats

The disturbing practice of killing animals by drowning is in the spotlight again. Dunedin man Donald MacDonald was sentenced yesterday and fined of... Read More

Operator fined following fatal sinking

Maritime NZ says the prosecution of Ocean Fisheries Limited, operators of the Jubilee, sends a message to vessels’ owners and operators that health... Read More

Additional arrest in sexual offending case

Police investigating alleged historical sexual offending at Dilworth School have made an additional arrest yesterday. A 60-year-old man has been charged... Read More

Courts annual tally: meth biggest drug

Annual Ministry of Justice figures show methamphetamine remains the biggest drug taking up time in the courts - with 8182 charges laid in the last financial... Read More

Man arrested after allegedly shooting at police

  Police have charged a man in relation to an incident on August 7 where shots were allegedly fired at police during a vehicle pursuit.   Detectives... Read More

Police bust four meth labs in Waikato

Four people are facing charges after police busted commercial scale methamphetamine labs in the Waikato with the public’s help. Police shut down... Read More

Multiple arrests in sexual assaults case

  Police have made six arrests as part of an operation investigating historical offending at Dilworth School.   Auckland City Criminal Investigation... Read More

Promising results from drug scan trial

Police and ESR are pleased with the promising results received to date since the launch of the Lumi Drug Scan (Lumi) pilot in July. Last week saw Canterbury... Read More

Vehicle sought in murder investigation

Police are appealing for information about a vehicle as they continue to investigate the murder of Cambodian national Sao Young. Sao was last seen... Read More

Strategy to tackle transnational organised crime

Police has released an all of Government strategy to tackle transnational organised crime. “The goal of the strategy is to make New Zealand the... Read More

Police ask for help to find Phillip Wadsworth

Police are seeking the public’s help in finding Phillip Wadsworth of Matamata, aged 52, who has been reported missing from Taupo. He was last... Read More

Driver too drunk to remember hitting woman

An acupuncture business owner who ran over and killed a 71-year-old woman told police he didn’t even remember driving down the road where he hit... Read More