Unofficial websites fleecing visitors

Immigration New Zealand is concerned about the number of unauthorised third party visa websites overcharging visitors to New Zealand. A growing number... Read More

Four steps for a safer online presence

It’s easy to think that we’re safe online but every year thousands of New Zealanders report cyber incidents to Computer Emergency Response... Read More

Cars and bikes seized in drug raids

Four people are facing charges following the completion of a three-month-long investigation targeting the sale and supply of illicit drugs. Bay... Read More

Inquest begins for man shot by police near Thames

An inquest will be held today for a man who was shot during an armed offenders callout at Thames in May 2015. Vaughan Te Moananui, 33, died at his sister's... Read More

Appeal for information following Whakatane robbery

Whakatane Police are appealing for information after a robbery on Saturday afternoon. Four offenders, some armed with weapons, entered the Avenue Dairy... Read More

Appeal for information about aggravated robbery

Tauranga Police is appealing to the public for information following an armed robbery in Matua last night. “At 7.22pm yesterday, Friday October... Read More

Brief Police pursuit netted thief in Welcome Bay

The driver of a stolen vehicle was captured by a Police dog unit in Welcome Bay on Friday night. The capture began with Police observing a stolen vehicle... Read More

Armed robbery in Tauranga

Police report that there has been an armed robbery in Tauranga on Friday evening.  "A report was received just after 7.35pm of... Read More

Convicted killer loses conviction appeal

The former Tauranga man who killed and raped Auckland woman Blessie Gotingco has lost his last bid to overturn his convictions. Tony Robertson was jailed... Read More

Hospital sentence for man who stabbed father

A mentally unwell man went from chopping an orange to fatally stabbing his father in front of two young relatives. William Church stabbed his father... Read More

Armed police called to family harm incident

Armed police have been spotted in the Tauranga CBD this afternoon. A message to the SunLive Facebook page says they saw the police at the top of Elizabeth... Read More

Patched gang members increase

Despite police efforts to up the ante on tackling gang-related crime, patched membership has increased. New police figures reveal there are 6735 patched... Read More

Hamilton stadium in lockdown after stabbing

FMG Stadium Waikato went into lockdown during a rugby game on Sunday afternoon after a man received life-threatening injuries... Read More

Thousands of pipi taken leads to court fines

A group of men who took more than five thousand pipi from Ohiwa Harbour in Whakatane have been convicted and fined for their offending. Riki Gavin Burnett,... Read More

Pre-planned search warrant in Papamoa

A pre-planned search warrant is currently being executed in Papamoa. A message to the SunLive Facebook page says there are lots of police running around... Read More