Cordons lifted in BOP town

UPDATE 3.16PM: Cordons have been stood down following a fleeing driver incident in Kawerau. The incident began in the Freyberg Street area about 11.20am,... Read More

Jury deliberations begin over 2014 baby death

A jury set to decide whether the carer of a 10-month-old baby is guilty of murder have been told to ignore 'poor lifestyle choices' as their... Read More

Woman on trial accused of lying to the court

A woman facing child sex charges has been accused of lying to the court about her former partner forcing her to take part. Laken Maree Rose says she... Read More

NZ-based soldier charged with espionage

A soldier based at Linton in Palmerston North has been charged with spying, the Defence Force has confirmed. The director of Military Prosecutions... Read More

Škoda to supply new police cars

After a rigorous testing and evaluation process, New Zealand Police has selected the Škoda Superb as the new frontline police car. The more... Read More

New advice for DNA use in criminal investigations

The Law Commission is recommending changes to the law governing the way DNA is used in criminal investigations. The report, called The Use of DNA in... Read More

Police seek information on William Merrin

Police are appealing to the public for sightings of 24-year-old Merrin who escaped from police custody in Hamilton this afternoon.  Merrin was last... Read More

Tauranga robbery claims under investigation

Enquiries are ongoing into reports of a robbery in the Tauranga CBD. Police received a report of a robbery on Wharf Street at 2.45pm on Sunday. There... Read More

Person arrested at Bayfair after stealing

  A person has been arrested following an incident of stealing at Bayfair.   Police received a report at 6.25pm that a person had their... Read More

Robbery in downtown Tauranga

  Police have received a report of a robbery on Wharf St in Tauranga​​​​​​​. "No firearm was seen or presented during the robbery,"... Read More

One seriously injured following Kawerau incident

  A person has been taken to hospital following an incident in Kawerau this morning.   Police were called to the Kawerau South area about... Read More

Warning about online car selling fraudsters

  Police are warning the public to be aware of a common scam involving the purchase of vehicles being sold on Facebook marketplace.   In... Read More

Community concerns following vehicle break-ins

  Residents in the Arataki area are being urged to stay alert and lock their vehicles following a spate of break-ins over the weekend.   Police... Read More

Woman accused of sex abuse admits more charges

A woman accused of child sexual exploitation told an alleged victim's mother she wanted to become a child carer. And once she and her partner were... Read More

Tauranga man left with head injury after assault

A Tauranga man has been left with a significant head injury following an assault in Taupo just before midnight on Saturday, November 7. Taupo Police... Read More