Accused denies murdering Constable Matthew Hunt

The man charged over the shooting of Auckland police officer Matthew Hunt in West Auckland last month has pleaded not guilty. The 28-year-old Waitematā... Read More

Justice system struggling with jury trial backlog

Defendants awaiting trial by jury are facing months of delays as courts grapple with backlogs caused by COVID-19. The pandemic disrupted courts in a way... Read More

Convicted murderer absconds from youth facility

Police are continuing to hunt for a 16-year-old convicted murderer, who took off from a youth facility in Auckland on Saturday. Haami Hanara, along... Read More

Police charge woman who left quarantine

  A woman who climbed a fence to escape a COVID-19 isolation facility has been charged.   Police say the 43-year-old will appear in the... Read More

Police looking for Haami Hanara

Police are wanting to locate Haami Hanara, age 16. Haami Hanara has known friends and family in Whakatane, Counties Manukau, Hamilton, Flaxmere, Hastings and... Read More

Vehicle pursuit from Rotorua ends in Matata

Update 9.10pm: Police report that a vehicle failed to stop for Police at around 4:40pm on Fenton Street in Rotorua. "Police pursued... Read More

One hospitalised after overnight Tauranga assault

A person who was attacked early on Sunday morning in Tauranga is now in hospital with serious injuries.  Police report that they were called to... Read More

Keeping an eye on things

Papamoa has a strong claim to being the most neighbourly neighbourhood in the country. More than 60 per cent of households are members of Neighbourhood... Read More

Early morning pursuit ends in arrest

  The driver of an alleged stolen vehicle is due to appear in court today following a pursuit in Tauranga earlier this morning.   A police... Read More

Mongols MC member still on the run

Police are still on the hunt for patched Mongols ​member Brodie Collins-Haskin. The gang has been recently targeted by police, with massive raids... Read More

Man accused of murder has court date rescheduled

A Bay of Plenty man accused of murder will appear in court later this month. The man was scheduled to appear in Tauranga High Court today, but his court... Read More

Vehicle spiked in police pursuit

A police pursuit in the Western Bay of Plenty ended with a vehicle being spiked earlier this morning. A police spokesperson says officers attempted... Read More

Armed police spotted in Katikati

Armed police have been spotted in Katikati this morning. A SunLive reader messaged us to say they say armed police on Willoughby Road around 7.30am. They... Read More

Call to make Mosque gunman‘s interview public

Muslim leaders are calling for an interview with the man convicted of killing 51 members of their community to be made public. The Royal Commission... Read More

A minute‘s silence for slain officer

New Zealand Police are set to remember Constable Matthew Hunt at 10.37am today. Constable Matthew Hunt was shot and killed during a routine traffic... Read More