Charges made in relation to Tauranga homicide

The 25-year-old Bay of Plenty man arrested yesterday in Christchurch has been charged with the murders of two men at a Tauranga property on Tuesday February... Read More

Mongols gang business attacked

Violence between rival gangs is spreading outside the Bay of Plenty after a Christchurch tattoo parlour linked to international bikie gang the Mongols... Read More

Arrest made in relation to double homicide

A 25-year-old Bay of Plenty man has been arrested in Christchurch today in relation to the double homicide in Tauranga on Tuesday, February 11. The... Read More

Police: “Fatal shooting an outcome nobody wants”

"A fatal shooting is an outcome nobody wants, but if people present firearms to us or other members of the public, we will respond accordingly." This... Read More

Gang warfare a “cancer” says Simon Bridges

The recent rise in criminal activity is being labelled a “cancer” by Tauranga MP and Opposition leader Simon Bridges. Just last night, a... Read More

Police say ‘you are safe’ following fatal shooting

Police want to reassure members of the public they are safe following a fatal shooting near Bethlehem last night. At around 7.40pm, several patrols... Read More

Labour hits back at National’s ‘ghost plans’

Local Labour MPs Jan Tinetti, Tamati Coffey and Angie-Warren Clark say National’s ‘ghost plans’ to get tough on crime are little more... Read More

SH2 remains closed following Tauranga shooting

State Highway 2 remains closed between Waihi Road off ramp and Cameron Road this morning, following the fatal police shooting last night. Takitimu... Read More

One killed in Tauranga shooting

UPDATED 11.30PM:  A large section of State Highway 2 is expected to be remain closed tomorrow, following a firearms incident in Tauranga tonight.  An... Read More

Clandestine lab found in Whakatane raid

Drugs, firearms and a clandestine lab have been found during a police raid in the Bay of Plenty today. Police executed a search warrant at an Alexander... Read More

Police: “Gang violence will not be tolerated“

    “Gang violence in our community is not acceptable and will not be tolerated.” This is the message from Western Bay of Plenty... Read More

Omanawa homicide investigation continues

The homicide investigation into two men at an Ormsby Lane address in Omanawa on Tuesday is continuing today. A scene examination is ongoing at the property... Read More

Public asked to avoid Whakatane street

Police are asking people to avoid Alexander Ave in Whakatane this morning. Senior Sergeant Al Fenwick says there is an ongoing police operation in the... Read More

Public meeting called amid rise in gang violence

Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller is lashing out at the Government over what he calls a “weak” response rise of gang related violence. Todd’s... Read More

Murder charge laid in relation to Edgecumbe death

Police have charged a man with murder in relation to the death of 45-year-old Thunder Savage at his home in Edgecumbe on October 2 2019. The... Read More