Police announce firearms collection events

A list of collection events for the firearms amnesty and buy-back period is now available on the police website. Around 192 events – including... Read More

Tauranga mother’s worst nightmare

  A Tauranga mother says not all “millennials are a lost cause” after her worst nightmare unfolded before hear eyes. Kerri-ann Tutemahurangi... Read More

One arrested after BOP pursuit

One person has been arrested following a police pursuit in the Bay of Plenty this morning. A speeding vehicle was spotted along Te Ngae Road in Rotorua... Read More

Police offer $100,000 for information on murder

Auckland City Police are announcing a new $100,000 reward for information relating to the investigation into the unsolved murder of 22-year-old Mt Roskill... Read More

Two plead guilty ahead of $20m cocaine bust trial

Two men have pleaded guilty to playing a part in one of New Zealand's largest cocaine busts. The 2017 bust saw $20 million worth of the class A... Read More

Police warn of phone scammers

Police are reminding members of the public to be wary of phone scammers claiming to work for telecommunications organisations and / or Police. This... Read More

Attempted robbery in downtown Tauranga

Police report that a man entered a downtown Tauranga dairy on Saturday evening demanding money. The man went into the dairy on Willow Street around... Read More

Police joint operation keeps Papamoa beach legal

In his haste to evade Police on Saturday, a quad bike owner left his fishing gear behind on Papamoa Beach. “He tried to give us the slip through... Read More

Arrest following crash in Merivale

Police report that a person was arrested following a crash in Merivale early Saturday morning. The vehicle came to the attention of Police due to the... Read More

Police raid Welcome Bay property

UPDATED: Loud explosions have been heard at an address in Welcome Bay this morning. Cordons were in place on Panorama Drive, near Kaitemako Road. A... Read More

Pleas for information after Papamoa armed robbery

Tauranga Police are investigating an alleged aggravated robbery at the Papamoa Z on Domain Road on Monday March 18. At about 10:30pm, a man armed... Read More

Police respond to suspicious activity reports

Reports of someone acting suspiciously led multiple police officers to swarm Welcome Bay overnight. A police spokesperson says they were called to a... Read More

Community work for triple fatal crash driver

    ‘Three people have died, why isn’t there jail time?’ This is the question from family members who were in court today... Read More

Agencies to share information on family violence

  From July 1, family violence agencies and social services practitioners will be able to share information to better respond to family violence.   The... Read More

Tauranga mob killer found not guilty of murder

  Shooting Mongrel Mob enforcer Lance Waite twice in the back was, according to Colin Jeffries-Smith's lawyer Mark Edgar, not a case of murder,... Read More