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

$100K reward for information on missing toddler

Police is today announcing a $100,000 reward for information that reveals what happened to missing toddler Amber-Lee Rose Cruickshank. Amber-Lee was... Read More

Arrests made following meth seized in Waikato

Waikato Police have arrested three people and seized a large quantity of methamphetamine and cash in relation to the ongoing disruption to organised... Read More

More than 400 convicted for Covid-19 breaches

One in five people convicted of breaching Covid-19 restrictions last year were sentenced to time in prison. Annual statistics from the Ministry of Justice... Read More

Man to appear at Rotorua court on murder charge

A 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder after an incident in Taupo yesterday. Police responded to a serious assault on Arthur Crescent... Read More

Some frontline police refusing high-risk callouts

Frontline police officers are increasingly fearful of being attacked or shot on the job and some have refused to go to high-risk callouts, its been revealed.... Read More

Man fails to have conviction overturned

A man jailed for raping, kidnapping, and assaulting a woman who later threw herself from his car has failed to overturn his conviction. Darryn Michael... Read More

Police appealing for sightings of Aren Curtis

Western Bay of Plenty Police continue to ask for the public’s help to locate Aren Curtis, 31, who is wanted by Police. Curtis has warrants to... Read More

Grandmother loses $8700 in phone scam

  A great-grandmother who lost her life savings of $8700 in a phone scam, wants to warn others, despite feeling “embarrassed and stupid”. According... Read More

Wanted to locate: Peta Gemmell

Police are appealing for information in relation to the wherabouts of a 23-year-old man. In a statement released this afternoon, police says they want... Read More

Mongrel Mob member sacked from security firm job

The Mongrel Mob infiltrated a Bay of Plenty security firm, with a member gaining a job as a security guard and feeding sensitive information back to... Read More

Fifth arrest in connection to BOP death

  A fifth person has been arrested in relation to the death of a Bay of Plenty man.   Jamaine Wharton attended a 21st birthday party at... Read More

Police launch appeal after petrol station ram-raid

  Bay of Plenty Police have launched an appeal for information after a petrol station was ram-raided in Rotoma.   Officers were notified... Read More

Man dies following stabbing in Eastern BOP

A 31-year-old man has died following a stabbing overnight in the eastern Bay of Plenty.  Police report that the stabbing occurred at Waiohau, Whakatane... Read More

Man due in court today on firearms charge

A man is due to appear in Rotorua District Court today following a firearms incident in the South Waikato last week. On visiting a property in Tokoroa... Read More