Operation Cincinnati: 12 more people arrested

Police have arrested 12 people, including senior leaders of the Comancheros and Rebels gangs, as part of an operation targeting the importation, manufacture... Read More

No excessive force in attempted suicide incident

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that officers did not use excessive force when dealing with a Whakamarama woman whose partner was... Read More

Alleged vehicle thief flees from police

Two people are possibly facing driving related charges following a police pursuit in Tauranga. The fleeing driver incident unfolded on Pyes Pa Road,... Read More

$100k reward in relation to death of Gisborne man

New Zealand Police have announced a $100,000 reward for new information about the death of Gisborne man Ronald Russell Allison in 2013. Known as Russell,... Read More

Cordons lifted in BOP town

UPDATE 3.16PM: Cordons have been stood down following a fleeing driver incident in Kawerau. The incident began in the Freyberg Street area about 11.20am,... Read More

Jury deliberations begin over 2014 baby death

A jury set to decide whether the carer of a 10-month-old baby is guilty of murder have been told to ignore 'poor lifestyle choices' as their... Read More

Woman on trial accused of lying to the court

A woman facing child sex charges has been accused of lying to the court about her former partner forcing her to take part. Laken Maree Rose says she... Read More

NZ-based soldier charged with espionage

A soldier based at Linton in Palmerston North has been charged with spying, the Defence Force has confirmed. The director of Military Prosecutions... Read More

Škoda to supply new police cars

After a rigorous testing and evaluation process, New Zealand Police has selected the Škoda Superb as the new frontline police car. The more... Read More

New advice for DNA use in criminal investigations

The Law Commission is recommending changes to the law governing the way DNA is used in criminal investigations. The report, called The Use of DNA in... Read More

Police seek information on William Merrin

Police are appealing to the public for sightings of 24-year-old Merrin who escaped from police custody in Hamilton this afternoon.  Merrin was last... Read More

Tauranga robbery claims under investigation

Enquiries are ongoing into reports of a robbery in the Tauranga CBD. Police received a report of a robbery on Wharf Street at 2.45pm on Sunday. There... Read More

Person arrested at Bayfair after stealing

  A person has been arrested following an incident of stealing at Bayfair.   Police received a report at 6.25pm that a person had their... Read More

Robbery in downtown Tauranga

  Police have received a report of a robbery on Wharf St in Tauranga​​​​​​​. "No firearm was seen or presented during the robbery,"... Read More

One seriously injured following Kawerau incident

  A person has been taken to hospital following an incident in Kawerau this morning.   Police were called to the Kawerau South area about... Read More