One dead following Papamoa stabbing

Update 12.30pm - One person is dead following a family harm incident where another man was stabbed at a Papamoa address earlier this morning. In a media statement police say this took place around 8.30am. "A Tauranga man aged in his 20s has been...... Read More

Police called to family harm incident in Papamoa

UPDATE 9.30am - Police are enroute to an address in Papamoa this morning, where a family harm incident has occurred. "Emergency services are at the scene and Police are working to establish the nature of the event," says a police media spokesperson. "More...... Read More

Chemical incident leaves worker without an eye

A worker had to have his eye removed after an incident involving a corrosive cleaning product at a Tauranga mussel processing plant. North Island Mussels Limited was sentenced in the Tauranga District Court today following the January 2017 incident...... Read More

Information sought following Papamoa burglary

Two male offenders are being sought in relation to an aggravated burglary in Papamoa this morning. Detective Sergeant Darryl Brazier says the incident happened on Waterford Park Drive in Papamoa at about 4am. "Police are also appealing for more...... Read More

Police investigate aggravated burglary in Papamoa

Police are investigating an aggravated burglary at a home on Waterford Park Drive, Papamoa. Two male offenders entered the property, one armed with an axe and the other with a crowbar, and assaulted a male and female occupant at around 4:30am today. Detective...... Read More

Hamilton shooting a targeted attack

Police investigating the shooting of a man in the Waikato say it was a targeted attack. Inspector Freda Grace says the 35-year-old victim remains in Waikato Hospital with moderate injuries which are not thought to be life threatening. "We are...... Read More

Woman loses more than $30k to ’parasite’ scammers

An Indian woman facing deportation wants justice served on the men she says took more than $30,000 from her in return for work visas for jobs that did not exist. Damanpreet Kaur told RNZ she was depressed and had provided Immigration New Zealand with...... Read More

Man seriously injured in shooting

Police are looking for the people responsible for a shooting in Hamilton. At 10:25pm, police responded to Derby Street, Nawton, Hamilton after receiving reports a man had been shot. The man was transported to hospital in a serious condition, says Detective...... Read More

Police demand more protection on front lines

Police officers working on the front lines think more should be done to protect their safety in high risk situations. They say they need better access to their weapons and bullet-proof vests made using modern technology. They also want less stigma...... Read More

Man released from hospital following BOP stabbing

A man involved in a stabbing earlier today in the Bay of Plenty, has been discharged from hospital. The man was transported to Whakatane Hospital following an incident which happened just after 7am at a property on Waiotahe Valley Road, Waiotahe, near...... Read More

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