Body armour for specialist police vehicles

New Zealand Police has taken delivery of three Armoured Special Purpose Vehicles.  The vehicles are unmarked and look like standard Toyota Land... Read More

Arrests made following liquor store armed robbery

Three people have been charged in relation to an aggravated robbery at a Bay of Plenty liquor store. Members of the Eastern Bay of Plenty CIB arrested... Read More

Mayor meets with family of man shot by police

Tauranga Mayor Tenby Powell met with the family of the deceased man at the centre of the police shooting in Bellevue today. “This has been an... Read More

Life imprisonment for BOP mum‘s death

A man who will spend at least a decade in jail for beating his pregnant partner to death in the grounds of a Catholic School in the Bay of Plenty... Read More

BOP mum‘s death treated as “unexplained”

Police continue to make enquiries into the death of 25-year-old Bay of Plenty woman. Melissa Jones' body was found by Lake Rotorua on the morning... Read More

Rotorua school lockdown lifted

One person has been arrested after a reported firearms incident in Rotorua this morning. Western Heights Primary School put itself in lockdown after... Read More

Toddler‘s death described in murder trial

Rotorua toddler Karlos​ Stephens died when increasing pressure in his brain cut off both blood and oxygen supplies. That was according to evidence... Read More

Teen critically injured in stabbing

A teenager is in critical condition following a stabbing in the Bay of Plenty. The 17-year-old was taken to Rotorua Hospital after being stabbed at... Read More

Serious assault, Rotorua

Police are appealing for information following a serious assault in Koutu, Rotorua this morning. A 17-year-old was taken to Rotorua Hospital after receiving... Read More

Cover up claim at BOP murder trial

The mother of a 10-month-old who died from a head injury changed her statement to police in order to shift the focus away from her for the child's... Read More

Scam leaving elderly thousands out of pocket

A long-running Malaysian postal scam that's milked millions of dollars out of New Zealanders has reappeared. The scam involves fake companies sending... Read More

Police have located Tawhai Peeke

Police have issued at statement saying Police have located the 38-year-old man we were seeking in relation to a firearms incident in Paeroa on 22 October. ... Read More

Man jailed for killing puppy

WARNING: This story contains some graphic information. A man who slit the throat of his flatmate's puppy has been jailed. Micha Brotherston was... Read More

New scam warning for the public

Police are warning people to be alert when approached by a man asking for money “with a new sob story every single time”. A man has been... Read More

Commissioner announces bullying complaints review

Police Commissioner Mike Bush has today announced an independent review of the systems and processes NZ Police has in place to address complaints of... Read More