Man sentenced to jail for spitting at police

A man has been jailed for three months for spitting at police after his appearance in New Plymouth District Court today. The man has been sentenced... Read More

Arrest made in relation to Hairini shooting

A man has been arrested and firearms, drugs and cash seized at two central Tauranga properties today. Western Bay of Plenty Police earlier executed... Read More

Firearms, drugs recovered in Thames raids

Police have recovered firearms and drugs following a successful search warrant in Thames. With the support of the Armed Offenders Squad and Eagle Helicopter,... Read More

Woman accused of armed kidnapping

A woman allegedly held a knife to a man and forced him to drive her from Cambridge to Rotorua. She also made him withdraw an unknown amount of... Read More

Police investigating Tauranga dairy theft

Police are investigating a theft from a Tauranga dairy over the weekend. Officers were called to the Kings Dairy on Willow Street on Sunday afternoon. A... Read More

District Court open for priority proceedings

District Court priority proceedings will continue under Alert Level Four, but remotely via audio visual link wherever possible. “Generally, priority... Read More

Police appeal to the public in human remains case

Waitemata Police are appealing to the public as the homicide investigation continues into the death of a person found buried on Rangipo Intake Road near... Read More

Police seek witnesses to indecent assault

Police investigating an indecent assault are looking for a pair with possible links to the Kawerau area. Officers are seeking witnesses to an indecent... Read More

Human remains case now a homicide investigation

  Police can confirm that the investigation into human remains found buried in a shallow grave on Rangipo Intake Road near Tongariro is a homicide... Read More

Police link Massey address to human remains case

Police investigating the suspicious death of a person whose remains were found buried in a shallow grave on Rangipo Intake Road, near Tongariro, have... Read More

Chinese man’s death treated as suspicious

Police have identified the human remains found during a search of the Central North Island last week. The buried remains were located by Police officers... Read More

Courts tightened access for safety reasons

Members of the public whose attendance is not required are being barred from courthouses around New Zealand. This is to preserve public safety and give... Read More

Spikes deployed during police pursuit

Police are on the hunt for the occupants of a vehicle which led officers on a pursuit in the Bay of Plenty overnight. At around 7.30pm, officers were... Read More

Ram raid at commercial premises

One person has been arrested following a ram raid at a commercial premises over the weekend. Police received a report from someone who witnessed a vehicle... Read More

Police investigating suspected Te Puke arson

Police are investigating a suspected arson in Te Puke this morning. A car was found on fire on Kaituna River Road at about 6am. Firefighers arrived... Read More