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

Police issue warning over Facebook scams

Police and Facebook are warning the public to be aware of scammers operating on Facebook. Police has received a number of recent reports in relation... Read More

Additional arrest in sexual offending case

Police investigating alleged historical sexual offending at Dilworth School have made an additional arrest yesterday. A 60-year-old man has been charged... Read More

Courts annual tally: meth biggest drug

Annual Ministry of Justice figures show methamphetamine remains the biggest drug taking up time in the courts - with 8182 charges laid in the last financial... Read More

Man arrested after allegedly shooting at police

  Police have charged a man in relation to an incident on August 7 where shots were allegedly fired at police during a vehicle pursuit.   Detectives... Read More

Multiple arrests in sexual assaults case

Police have made six arrests as part of an operation investigating historical offending at Dilworth School.   Auckland City Criminal Investigation... Read More

Strategy to tackle transnational organised crime

Police has released an all of Government strategy to tackle transnational organised crime. “The goal of the strategy is to make New Zealand the... Read More

Police ask for help to find Phillip Wadsworth

Police are seeking the public’s help in finding Phillip Wadsworth of Matamata, aged 52, who has been reported missing from Taupo. He was last... Read More

Driver too drunk to remember hitting woman

An acupuncture business owner who ran over and killed a 71-year-old woman told police he didn’t even remember driving down the road where he hit... Read More

BOP man missing since January

It has been more than six months since Julian Varley’s family have heard from him. Police continue to seek information on the whereabouts of 31-year-old... Read More

Victims lose thousands in phone scam

Police are warning the public to be vigilant and wary of calls from phone scammers following a rise in complaints recently which have seen some victims... Read More

AA calls for roadside alcohol testing to ramp up

The Automobile Association wants testing for alcohol on the roads to return to previous levels. About a third of all fatal crashes in New Zealand involve... Read More

Answers sought to help solve man‘s death

Police are investigating the death of 40-year-old father of three, Sao Young, whose body was found dumped in Gordonton in April. There are a number... Read More

Eagle search for driver who rammed speed camera

  Police are searching for the driver of a ute who rammed it into a speed camera vehicle and a police car near Karingaroa Forest this morning. “At... Read More

Blanket bears spread the aroha

  Young victims of crime are receiving a little bit of comfort thanks to a family with a big heart and a big helping of creative skill.   When... Read More