Man reported missing from Tauranga found

UPDATE 12.38PM: A man reported missing from Tauranga earlier has now been located. Simi Pirihi was reported missing from an Edgecumbe Road address after... Read More

Fentanyl overdoses: Police try to find supplier

The drug that killed more than 100,000 Americans last year is now thought to be behind 12 overdoses in Wairarapa. Fentanyl has been described by the... Read More

Drug warning as 12 in hospital with overdoses

A dozen people have been hospitalised over the weekend due to suspected fentanyl overdoses, all in the Wairarapa region. The drug information website... Read More

Search continues for man who vanished from home

Police are checking CCTV footage after reported sightings of missing Tokoroa man Shane Edwards in Auckland, Maketū, Waikaremoana and Tīrau. The officer... Read More

How to outwit scammers‘ latest ploys

Digital safety specialists are warning people to be savvy of more sophisticated ploys cybercriminals are using to appear official and target victims. Scammers... Read More

Whakatane assault: Homicide investigation launched

  A homicide investigation is underway following an assault in the Bay of Plenty. Shortly before 11:30am Saturday, June 18, a 48-year-old man... Read More

McLaren Falls Rd aggravated burglary five on trial

A dispute over a caravan left a man with deep lacerations to his skull, fractured ribs, a puncture wound through the shoulder and five defendants facing... Read More

Cocaine, meth & cash seized in Operation Bali

Ten people have been arrested and large quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine and cash have been seized following a joint Police and Customs operation. Police... Read More

Arrest made following Edgecumbe assault

Police have arrested a 26-year-old man in relation to an assault at Riverslea Mall in Edgecumbe earlier this week. Shortly before 5pm on Tuesday, Police... Read More

Appeal following assault in Edgecumbe

Police are appealing for information after an assault at Riverslea Mall in Edgecumbe late on Tuesday afternoon. Officers received a report shortly before... Read More

Arrests made in homicide investigation

A 31-year-old man and a 40-year-old man have been arrested and charged with murder following the death of Ryan Woodford earlier this year. Ryan died... Read More

Online child exploitation doubles in NZ since 2019

The number of victims – and perpetrators – of online child exploitation in New Zealand has more than doubled since 2019, mirroring a global... Read More

Female front line: Wing graduates on Wednesday

Police are reaching a new milestone with the graduation of 74 new constables today  – for the first time ever the proportion of female police... Read More

NZ underspending on cyber security

NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says it was great to see an increase in spending on cyber security in the Budget but more is needed as the economy... Read More

Police appeal for sightings of Adrian Humphreys

  Police investigating the death of Adrian Humphreys in Tāngarākau on May 7 are appealing for sightings of Adrian as he travelled between Rotorua... Read More