District Court open for priority proceedings

District Court priority proceedings will continue under Alert Level Four, but remotely via audio visual link wherever possible. “Generally, priority... Read More

Police appeal to the public in human remains case

Waitemata Police are appealing to the public as the homicide investigation continues into the death of a person found buried on Rangipo Intake Road near... Read More

Police seek witnesses to indecent assault

Police investigating an indecent assault are looking for a pair with possible links to the Kawerau area. Officers are seeking witnesses to an indecent... Read More

Human remains case now a homicide investigation

  Police can confirm that the investigation into human remains found buried in a shallow grave on Rangipo Intake Road near Tongariro is a homicide... Read More

Police link Massey address to human remains case

Police investigating the suspicious death of a person whose remains were found buried in a shallow grave on Rangipo Intake Road, near Tongariro, have... Read More

Chinese man’s death treated as suspicious

Police have identified the human remains found during a search of the Central North Island last week. The buried remains were located by Police officers... Read More

Courts tightened access for safety reasons

Members of the public whose attendance is not required are being barred from courthouses around New Zealand. This is to preserve public safety and give... Read More

Spikes deployed during police pursuit

Police are on the hunt for the occupants of a vehicle which led officers on a pursuit in the Bay of Plenty overnight. At around 7.30pm, officers were... Read More

Ram raid at commercial premises

One person has been arrested following a ram raid at a commercial premises over the weekend. Police received a report from someone who witnessed a vehicle... Read More

Police investigating suspected Te Puke arson

Police are investigating a suspected arson in Te Puke this morning. A car was found on fire on Kaituna River Road at about 6am. Firefighers arrived... Read More

More police officers on the job in BOP

Three more police officers will hit the streets in the Bay of Plenty from Monday. The three officers are part of 59 new constables who have graduated... Read More

What it means to break Covid-19 lockdown rules

As people settle into a new way of life in their Covid-19 lockdown bubble it is clear not everyone is following the rules. Between 11pm Thursday night... Read More

Unprecedented number of police on the streets

Frontline police numbers have broken through the 10,000 mark for the first time in history as officers step forward to keep the community safe during... Read More

Christchurch mosque attacks accused pleads guilty

The man accused of the Christchurch mosque attacks has entered shock guilty pleas. Amid extraordinary coronavirus lockdown restrictions, Brenton... Read More

Increased patrols in Western Bay of Plenty

People are being warned to expect an increased police presence in the Western Bay of Plenty, including Tauranga City. The country moved to alert level... Read More