Police bust four meth labs in Waikato

Four people are facing charges after police busted commercial scale methamphetamine labs in the Waikato with the public’s help. Police shut down... Read More

Multiple arrests in sexual assaults case

  Police have made six arrests as part of an operation investigating historical offending at Dilworth School.   Auckland City Criminal Investigation... Read More

Promising results from drug scan trial

Police and ESR are pleased with the promising results received to date since the launch of the Lumi Drug Scan (Lumi) pilot in July. Last week saw Canterbury... Read More

Vehicle sought in murder investigation

Police are appealing for information about a vehicle as they continue to investigate the murder of Cambodian national Sao Young. Sao was last seen... Read More

Strategy to tackle transnational organised crime

Police has released an all of Government strategy to tackle transnational organised crime. “The goal of the strategy is to make New Zealand the... Read More

Police ask for help to find Phillip Wadsworth

Police are seeking the public’s help in finding Phillip Wadsworth of Matamata, aged 52, who has been reported missing from Taupo. He was last... Read More

Driver too drunk to remember hitting woman

An acupuncture business owner who ran over and killed a 71-year-old woman told police he didn’t even remember driving down the road where he hit... Read More

Tauranga man missing since January

It has been more than six months since Julian Varley’s family have heard from him. Police continue to seek information on the whereabouts of 31-year-old... Read More

Extra funding to reduce meth harm in the BOP

  The government is investing $1.19 million in the Bay of Plenty to reduce the damage methamphetamine use is causing.   The funding will... Read More

Victims lose thousands in phone scam

Police are warning the public to be vigilant and wary of calls from phone scammers following a rise in complaints recently which have seen some victims... Read More

AA calls for roadside alcohol testing to ramp up

The Automobile Association wants testing for alcohol on the roads to return to previous levels. About a third of all fatal crashes in New Zealand involve... Read More

Armed police in Welcome Bay

A man threatening to burn his house down has sparked a large police presence in Welcome Bay. A Welcome Bay resident has contacted SunLive saying there... Read More

Busy Saturday night for Police

It was a busy Saturday night for Police around the Western Bay of Plenty. Incidents attended included vehicle collisions, pursuits, searches with Police... Read More

Gold, cash and Kamini seized by police

Three people have been arrested following a long-running investigation by Counties Manukau CIB into the importation and distribution of opium-based products... Read More

Answers sought to help solve man‘s death

Police are investigating the death of 40-year-old father of three, Sao Young, whose body was found dumped in Gordonton in April. There are a number... Read More