Missing teen: ’We just want her home’

A 16-year-old girl from Katikati has been missing since Wednesday, with her family just wanting her home safe. Sky Taylor-Eynon's aunt Joanne Dover says Sky has not been seen since 10.30pm on Wednesday, January 16 at her Western Bay of Plenty...... Read More

Sexual assaults spike linked to start of uni

Police Minister Stuart Nash says anecdotal evidence suggests an increase in the number of sexual assaults at the beginning of each year may be linked to students heading to university. The police made the possible link when Stuart asked them about...... Read More

Companies caught up in huge global data hack

Nine New Zealand websites have been compromised in a huge online data breach. More than 770 million email addresses and passwords, totalling 87 gigabytes of data, have been posted online in a hackers' forum. The technology magazine Wired says...... Read More

Suspicious approach of 13-year-old in BOP

Rotorua Police are investigating after a suspicious approach was made to a 13-year-old girl on Monday. The girl was walking on Edmund Road in Western Heights at around 10.15am, when she was approached by a man driving a blue Ford SUV car. The girl...... Read More

Spike in car break-ins

A spike in the number of thefts from car break-ins is prompting police to issue a warning to the public. In a post on the Waikato Police Facebook page, police says they have been alerted to a recent spike in thefts from car break-ins as well as stolen...... Read More

VIDEO: Stolen vehicle ditched near Domain Road

UPDATED: A car chase across eastern Tauranga tonight has generated a trail of debris on roads, a police chase around the streets and a lot of buzz on social media. Callers to SunLive say a dark red car, a Nissan Primera or similar, was seen fleeing...... Read More

Court convicts woman from unruly tourist group

A woman who is one of a group of unruly tourists set to be deported has been convicted for stealing $55 worth of goods from a petrol station. Tina Maria Cash, 26, appeared in Hamilton District Court today facing two shoplifting charges. She is one...... Read More

Police on the hunt for man and stolen vehicle

Police are turning to the public to help them locate a man and a stolen vehicle. The man, pictured above, is allegedly the driver of a vehicle which failed to pay for petrol at Z Awakeri on December 29 2018. Whakatane Police Senior Sergeant Yvonne...... Read More

Grace Milane’s accused murderer pleads not guilty

The man accused of killing the British backpacker Grace Millane has pleaded not guilty. The 27-year-old, who has interim name suppression, appeared in the High Court in Auckland this morning before Justice Moore. He will stand trial from November...... Read More

Te Puna car fire suspected arson

Police have been called in to investigate a fire which destroyed a car in Te Puna. Firefighters were called to the blaze on Teihana Road, just over the railway lines from Te Puna Station, just after 8.30pm. Crews spent around 43 minutes at the scene...... Read More

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