Crime

Woman reported missing found safe and well

UPDATE 8.17AM: The Bay of Plenty woman reported missing earlier today, has been found. In a post on Facebook earlier this morning, police issued a plea for... Read More

Whakaari eruption victims' families speak in court

The family of a couple killed in the Whakaari White Island eruption have told a sentencing judge they want the companies involved held to account. Emotional... Read More

Government backs police to crack down on gangs

The coalition Government is restoring law and order by providing police new tools to crack down on criminal gangs, says Justice Minister Paul Goldsmith and Police... Read More

Gang motorcycles turned into scrap metal

Six distinctive motorcycles that were once prized possessions of the Comanchero Motorcycle gang have been destroyed. A recent court order gave Police the... Read More

Man fatally shot by police named

Police can now name the man fatally shot by officers in Waikato last week. He was 31-year-old Christopher Taukiri, of Paeroa, says a police statement released... Read More

"We will find you" warn police

Enquiries are ongoing to locate an identified man following an incident in the Taupō suburb of Hilltop. 'This man knows who he is, and so do we. Come forward... Read More

Man at large told to front up to police

Police have identified the person they are seeking following an incident in Taupō's Hilltop area. The man remains at large and police from Taupō, and the... Read More

Two arrested in significant cybercrime operation

Two people have been charged for their role in an alleged phishing scam, which targeted Kiwis with millions of fraudulent texts. Under Operation Cargo, New... Read More

Rise in hate incidents reported to police

Police now have two years worth of data on the types of hate incidents reported across New Zealand - including regional breakdowns and the demographics targeted. But... Read More

Witnesses sought after gang-related fight

Did you witness a disorder on Amohau Street, Rotorua, Wednesday 14 February? Police are seeking footage and witnesses of a gang related disorder on Amohau... Read More

Motorbikes seized following Paeroa gang tangi

Multiple motorbikes have been seized as Police had an increased presence in the Waikato town of Paeroa on Tuesday for the tangi of a Waikato-based gang member. A... Read More

Youth detained in Greerton following disruption

Police have detained a group of youths following a public disturbance in Greerton Village on Tuesday afternoon. Police say that they attended the scene of... Read More