Concerns growing for missing man

People in the Tauranga area are being asked to keep an eye out for a man who has been missing since Monday. Warren Quaife, 31, has not been seen since Monday, June 18.  His family are concerned and are appealing for information on his whereabouts.  Quaife lives...... Read More

Operation Ghost: 22 arrested

Guns, methamphetamine, cash and cannabis have been seized as part of Operation Ghost. Following three days of search warrants across the Northland District, Northland Police - with assistance from Tāmaki Makaurau Police and National Organised Crime...... Read More

Arrest in relation to suspected gang attack

Police have arrested a person in relation to a group attack in the Bay of Plenty earlier this week. The 47-year-old man is facing one charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear...... Read More

Public plea after violent Kawerau incident

Police are appealing for information following a serious “family harm incident” in Kawerau earlier this month. The incident occurred at Firmin Field at around 2.30pm on Saturday June 2. A woman was seriously injured and required medical...... Read More

Gang members allegedly attack van

Rotorua Police are appealing for information following an incident between two groups this morning on Old Taupo Road. At around 8.50am, a number of men thought to be gang associates got out of a vehicle and chased another man back to his van, which...... Read More

Wanted man ’avoiding police’

Police are on the hunt for a man who is known to frequent the Bay of Plenty. Adrian John Rewiri is wanted in relation to a warrant to arrest for breach of bail. The 32-year-old is actively avoiding the Police and is known to frequent the Bay of Plenty...... Read More

Man wanted in connection to alcohol theft

A Bay of Plenty supermarket wants to send a clear message to the public following theft of alcohol from its store. Security staff at PaK’n’Save Whakatane would like the public’s help to identify the man pictured above, who they says...... Read More

’Ray of sunshine’ found dead

A 28-year-old woman found dead in the early hours of Saturday morning has been described as a "ray of sunshine". Hamilton mum Jynelle Northover died in a house on Aurora Tce in the suburb of Hillcrest, in circumstances police regard as...... Read More

Victim named in suspicious Hamilton death

Police are now able to confirm the identity of the woman who was found dead at a Hamilton property. She is 28-year-old Jynelle Northover. Senior Sergeant Stephen Ambler says police continue to investigate the circumstances behind her death. “Our...... Read More

Man in deep water after fleeing police

A Tauranga man has been arrested and charged with assault and escaping from police, after attempting to flee by swimming into the harbour. A police media spokesperson says the incident happened around 11.45pm on Friday. “Police received a report...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Should schools be able to fine parents for parking illegally?

Yes, schools should have the right to fine those putting children in danger.
No, it should be left for police to handle.