Murder charge over baby death

A 40-year-old Turangi man has been charged with the murder of his nine month old daughter in Turangi on March 12, 2016. The man charged is currently in custody and will appear in Taupo District Court on Wednesday 24 May via video link in relation to... Read More

Knife point robbery over cigarettes

Police are investigating a violent aggravated robbery in Mangere where four masked offenders held a knife to the shop keeper's throat while they took cigarettes. At approximately 7.30pm four masked offenders entered a Superette in Raglan Street.... Read More

Trapped in hay bailer

A 21 year old man suffered serious leg injuries after being trapped in a hay bailer at Omakau Central Otago today, say Police. Senior Constable Darren Cox of Omakau Police.says emergency services were called to a nearby farm about 1.30pm, after the 21... Read More

Northland man killed by tree

A 32 year old man was found dead under a tree in Kaikohe today, says Sergeant Kevin Milne, Northland Police. Police received a report at approximately 2.50pm today of a person trapped under a tree in Kaikohe.Police and St Johns ambulance staff made... Read More

Targeting truancy in Canterbury

A big focus for Canterbury District Police over the May and June period will be looking at ways of reducing opportunities for youth offenders to commit crimes. This will be part of a larger target to reduce the overall amount of youth crime in the district. Truancy... Read More

Man dies at Devonport

The body of a man has been found at Narrow Neck Beach, Devonport, following a report of a drowning. Auckland Police and ambulance services were called at 2:05pm, Saturday 13 May, 2017. The death has been referred to the Coroner.  While Police are... Read More

Police seek Shane Wikaira

Police are urgently seeking 25-year-old Shane Wikaira, who has escaped Corrections custody in Epsom this morning. Wikaira allegedly stole a silver Toyota Starlet hatchback, registration BPH283, and is thought to be in the south Auckland area. Police ask... Read More

Fatal crash in Ohaeawai, Northland

One person is dead and another is in a critical condition after a crash in Ohaeawai, Northland, last night. A Toyota double-cab ute, carrying five people, and a Nissan double-cab ute collided on State Highway 1 near the intersection with Bulman Rd about... Read More

Police seek Masterton man

Wairarapa Police are calling for sightings of 45-year-old Masterton man Christopher Hope. He was last seen at 10.30am on Thursday, May 12, in the Masterton area. It's unlikely he has access to a vehicle and it's believed he may still be on... Read More

Bush warnings after rescues

Hawkes Bay Police are asking hunters, trampers and bush walkers to remember to be prepared for unexpected situations following a number of search and rescue call outs this week. At 7.30pm last night Police were notified that two women, aged 43 and 30,... Read More



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