Operation Tauwhiro sees 64 firearms seized

A national operation launched by Police earlier this year aiming to prevent firearms getting in the hands of criminals is seeing great results in Northland,... Read More

Firearms reports sees BOP school locked down

A Bay of Plenty school went in lockdown amid reports of a people being spotted with firearms this afternoon. John Paul College in Rotorua went into... Read More

Pleas for sexual assault victims to come forward

A man jailed for just over four years for molesting three boys under the age of 12, may have more victims that police aren’t aware of. Jared Robert... Read More

Two livestream locations for Whakaari hearing

Interest in the next court hearing for the Whakaari/White Island eruption prosecution is so high the Ministry of Justice will livestream to a second... Read More

Police seek information following Rotorua assault

Police investigating a disorder incident outside a Rotorua bar are seeking information from the public who may have witnessed what happened.   Shortly... Read More

Man fined for flouting kauri dieback laws

A man has been ordered to pay $5700 and pay court costs of $130 after he was found guilty of flouting kauri dieback rules at an Auckland regional park. Robert... Read More

Police issue money laundering warning

  Police are warning the public to be vigilant, following a spate of online scams.   “We would like to remind people to exercise caution... Read More

Govt to introduce new firearms Bills

The Government will make it illegal for high risk people to own firearms by introducing Firearms Prohibition Orders. The aim of the orders is to strengthen... Read More

Fifty three nabbed in firearm prevention campaign

A national operation launched by police in February targeting the disruption and prevention of firearms-related violence by criminal gangs and organised... Read More

Increase of counterfeit money in Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty Police are seeing an increase in the use of counterfeit money in the region. On Wednesday, Tokoroa Police arrested a 38-year-old local... Read More

Eight arrested in cocaine busts

Police have arrested eight people and disrupted plans to import hundreds of kilograms of cocaine into the country from Mexico. This morning Police,... Read More

April Fool‘s Day murder accused denies charge

The man charged with the April 1 murder of George Christopher Cross in Taupo can now be named as William James Henare Capper. Capper, 35, appeared at... Read More

Fine for phone use while driving increases to $150

  The infringement fee for using a mobile phone whilst driving will increase from $80 to $150 on April 30.   Transport Minister Michael... Read More

Police carry guns on average once a week

Dozens and sometimes hundreds of frontline police officers have been told to carry guns on average once a week in recent months, as fears around gun... Read More

Police researching facial recognition technology

Police is today stepping up its ongoing commitment to understanding technology and its privacy, ethical, and human rights implications. “Facial... Read More