Crime

Man fatally shot by police named

Police can now name the man fatally shot by officers in Waikato last week. He was 31-year-old Christopher Taukiri, of Paeroa, says a police statement released... Read More

"We will find you" warn police

Enquiries are ongoing to locate an identified man following an incident in the Taupō suburb of Hilltop. 'This man knows who he is, and so do we. Come forward... Read More

Man at large told to front up to police

Police have identified the person they are seeking following an incident in Taupō's Hilltop area. The man remains at large and police from Taupō, and the... Read More

Two arrested in significant cybercrime operation

Two people have been charged for their role in an alleged phishing scam, which targeted Kiwis with millions of fraudulent texts. Under Operation Cargo, New... Read More

Rise in hate incidents reported to police

Police now have two years worth of data on the types of hate incidents reported across New Zealand - including regional breakdowns and the demographics targeted. But... Read More

Witnesses sought after gang-related fight

Did you witness a disorder on Amohau Street, Rotorua, Wednesday 14 February? Police are seeking footage and witnesses of a gang related disorder on Amohau... Read More

Motorbikes seized following Paeroa gang tangi

Multiple motorbikes have been seized as Police had an increased presence in the Waikato town of Paeroa on Tuesday for the tangi of a Waikato-based gang member. A... Read More

Youth detained in Greerton following disruption

Police have detained a group of youths following a public disturbance in Greerton Village on Tuesday afternoon. Police say that they attended the scene of... Read More

Dangerous driver struggles to keep afloat

It was a case of sink or swim for one dangerous driver on Thursday afternoon, and unfortunately for him he ended up with both. A Police unit in Ōrewa observed... Read More

Police appeal for information after shooting

Police can confirm the man shot by Police in Matamata-Piako on Thursday was a 31-year-old from the Hauraki region. "He is known to Police and was shot after... Read More

MPs petition over outlawed semi-automatic guns

MPs have heard arguments both for and against allowing competitive shooters to use outlawed semi-automatic firearms. The weapons were banned in a sweeping... Read More

Fatal police shooting in Matamata-Piako area

A man has been fatally shot by police in Waikato this afternoon. At 12.30pm, police conducted a vehicle stop on Ulster Street in Hamilton City after identifying... Read More