Eight arrested in BOP and drugs seized

Police have today arrested eight people on drug-related charges after a number of search warrants were carried out in Tauranga, Paeroa and... Read More

Father found guilty of child‘s death jailed

A father who killed his two-year-old daughter after walking into a river with her when he became angry at a relationship breakdown will spend at least... Read More

BOP police used excessive force in custody – IPCA

  Tauranga Police subjected a woman suffering from mental health issues to unnecessary and excessive uses of force while in custody, the Independent... Read More

Man found shot outside BOP supermarket

A man is in Waikato Hospital after being shot in the leg. The man, believed to be in his late-40s or early 50s, was shot and found by police outside... Read More

Sao Young manslaughter accused in court

A woman has appeared in court, charged with the manslaughter of Hamilton man Sao Young. Young, 40, was last seen on the evening of March 12 in Hamilton’s... Read More

Robbery in Kawerau

Police report that a robbery took place in Kawerau this morning. “We have had a report of a robbery at a shop on Stafford St shortly after 10.20am,”... Read More

NZ Police acknowledges death of Sergeant Ratana

New Zealand Police today acknowledges the death of serving Metropolitan Police officer, and former New Zealand Police officer, Sergeant Matiu Ratana,... Read More

Armed police in Pyes Pa

UPDATE: The Armed Offenders Squad is at a Pyes Pa property this afternoon while police conduct a pre-planned search warrant.  A police spokeswoman says... Read More

Further arrests over death of Sao Young

Police have made further arrests in connection to the death of Hamilton man Sao Young.​ Young, 40, was last seen on the evening of March 12 in Hamilton’s... Read More

Home detention for bus driver behind fatal crash

The driver of a tour bus that crashed near Rotorua killing five people, including a child, has been sentenced to four-and-a-half months home detention... Read More

Man pleads not guilty to murder charge

A 24-year-old man charged with murder in connection to the death of Hamilton man Sao Young is denying the charge. The accused appeared in Hamilton... Read More

Mother just wants justice for son killed in crash

A man has been charged with manslaughter after the car he was driving collided with a “fun-loving, hardworking” motorcyclist in the Bay of... Read More

Pair before courts in relation to fatal BOP crash

A 34-year-old man is currently before the courts in relation to a fatal crash on White Pine Bush Road, near Whakatane, on June 6. He is remanded in... Read More

Murder charge in homicide investigation

A 24-year-old old man has been charged with murder in relation to the death of Sao Young in Hamilton earlier this year. The man was arrested at a Hamilton... Read More

Fatal shooting prompts new stress treatment

Police involved in a gunfight that left a man dead are among the first to trial a new programme of infra-red and compression treatment to destress officers. Bay... Read More