Five years‘ jail for convicted gun supplier

A Taupō methamphetamine dealer who supplied firearms to the criminal underworld has been jailed for five years and four months. Gordon Mark McRae,... Read More

Youths arrested after alleged Arataki attack

  Two Tauranga youths are facing robbery charges following an alleged attack in the Arataki area.   A concerned parent, who has asked not... Read More

Police cracking down on youth offending

Vehicle owners are being asked to make sure they take every precaution possible to prevent them from being targeted by thieves. These measures include... Read More

Convicted sex offender to be sentenced in November

Warning: This article contains content that may disturb some people. When convicted child sex offender Alexander William Power texted a 14-year-old... Read More

Three arrested after Tauranga armed police raids

Three men are facing aggravated robbery and kidnapping charges following an armed police raid in Tauranga. The men were arrested after Western Bay of... Read More

Armed offenders reported in Birch Ave

SunLive readers are reporting that Birch Ave has been blocked off this morning. The Armed Offenders Squad is searching the headquarters of the Filthy... Read More

Double murderer sentenced to minimum 17 years

Samuel Deane Fane will spend at least 17 years behind bars after being found guilty of a double murder. The sentencing at the High Court in Rotorua... Read More

Police warning after Tauranga car-jacking

  Police are advising the public to be vigilant after a car-jacking in Tauranga.   The incident occurred on a rural patch of Welcome Bay... Read More

Two Tauranga fires unlikely to be linked

  Police are continuing to investigate two fires which occurred within days of each other in Tauranga.   However, there is currently no... Read More

Cell tower fire still under investigation

Police are continuing to investigate a suspected arson at a cell-tower in Kairua, near Welcome Bay. The fire was reported to emergency services at about... Read More

Police issue warning to vehicle owners

Police are warning car owners, particularly those with a Mazda Demio or Nissan Tiida, to have security measures in place to help prevent their vehicles... Read More

Trial continues for Desert Road murder accused

The apartment of a man allegedly killed on the orders of an underworld figure was entirely repainted, recarpeted and the locks changed around the time... Read More

Appeal for footage following aggravated robbery

Police are investigating an aggravated robbery at the Maui Street Food Mart in Hamilton on Monday afternoon. At about 1.15pm a group of about six offenders... Read More

Desert Road shallow grave trial begins

This story contains graphic details of violence. A man whose remains were found in a grave off the Desert Road was killed because a meth-boss thought... Read More

Police on the hunt for “dangerous” man

Police are in the hunt for a man they described as "dangerous and should not be approached". Eastern Waikato Area Commander Inspector Dean... Read More