Partnership to protect Kiwis from online scammers

New Zealand Police is pleased to be partnering with Netsafe, CERT and Facebook to help protect Kiwis from online scammers. S.C.A.M Gallery – or... Read More

Happy 100th Marie!

It’s a milestone worth making a fuss about. Nearly 80 years after she joined Police, trailblazer Marie Storey has celebrated her 100th birthday. Last... Read More

Man sentenced after violent Ōpōtiki death

A man who beat his elderly drinking buddy so badly he later died has been sentenced to seven years and nine months behind bars, with a minimum period... Read More

Help needed to find missing kiwi statue

  A Bay of Plenty charitable trust is asking for the public’s help locating and returning a beloved statue they believe has been stolen from... Read More

Jewellery store doors smashed in attempted robbery

A jewellery store in Te Puke is thankful for the town’s camera system, as well as police this morning, after an attempted robbery. Te Puke Jeweller’s... Read More

Police investigating attempted robbery in Papamoa

Police are making enquiries following an attempted robbery in Papamoa on Sunday evening. Police received a report of an attempted robbery at Z Papamoa... Read More

Police: Injury or death likely amid cable thefts

Police in the Bay of Plenty are warning that an injury or death is inevitable amid a surge in copper cable thefts in the Te Puke area.  In a post... Read More

Sawn-off shotgun used in BOP thefts

A man who drove around two Bay of Plenty towns threatening people up with a sawn-off shotgun to take their shoes, watches and phones has been jailed... Read More

Three arrested in Waikato drug bust

Three people have been arrested following Police raids throughout Waikato today related to methamphetamine offences. Police say search warrants executed... Read More

Two men charged with murder after Ōtorohanga death

Two men have been charged with the murder of Anthony Takrouna Bell. The 34-year-old from Te Kuiti died following an altercation on Maniapoto Street... Read More

BOP building catches fire after ram raid

Police are appealing for information about a ram raid in the Bay of Plenty. Police were called to reports of a vehicle collision at an address on Onslow... Read More

Kiwi-led drug op seizes $2.59m of hash

The Royal New Zealand Navy-led counter-narcotics operation outside the Arabian Gulf has had a second major drug seizure in a week. French Marine Nationale... Read More

Stepping up to the front line

Thirty-nine new constables are ready for their frontline roles after 16 weeks of Police training and a graduation - with loved ones watching on from... Read More

Police name homicide victim

Police can now release the name of the man who died following an altercation in Ōtorohanga on Saturday night. He was 34-year-old Anthony Takrouna Bell... Read More

Homicide investigation launches in Ōtorohanga

A homicide investigation has been launched after a man died on the main street of Ōtorohanga on Saturday evening. Police were called to Maniapoto Street... Read More