BOP man‘s prison sentence appeal fails

A Rotorua man jailed for one of the country’s largest-ever seizures of methamphetamine, with a street value of $69 million, has failed in a bid... Read More

Man arrested after cutting through isolation fence

A 50-year-old man has been arrested after he cut through fence ties in the 1.8 metre fence to break out of a managed isolation facility in Hamilton.... Read More

Convicted murderer absconds from youth facility

Police are continuing to hunt for a 16-year-old convicted murderer, who took off from a youth facility in Auckland on Saturday. Haami Hanara, along... Read More

Police charge woman who left quarantine

  A woman who climbed a fence to escape a COVID-19 isolation facility has been charged.   Police say the 43-year-old will appear in the... Read More

Police looking for Haami Hanara

Police are wanting to locate Haami Hanara, age 16. Haami Hanara has known friends and family in Whakatane, Counties Manukau, Hamilton, Flaxmere, Hastings and... Read More

Vehicle pursuit from Rotorua ends in Matata

Update 9.10pm: Police report that a vehicle failed to stop for Police at around 4:40pm on Fenton Street in Rotorua. "Police pursued... Read More

Fatal bus crash driver pleads guilty

The driver of a bus which crashed in the Bay of Plenty, killing five people including a child, has plead guilty to a total of 13 charges. Junwwei Zhang,... Read More

Mongols MC member still on the run

Police are still on the hunt for patched Mongols ​member Brodie Collins-Haskin. The gang has been recently targeted by police, with massive raids... Read More

Man accused of murder has court date rescheduled

A Bay of Plenty man accused of murder will appear in court later this month. The man was scheduled to appear in Tauranga High Court today, but his court... Read More

Front door smashed in suspected burglary

Police are investigating a suspected burglary in Rotorua this morning. A police unit was driving along Te Ngae Road, near Owhata, during a routine patrol... Read More

Short pursuit ends in warning

A speeding motorist has been warned following a short pursuit in Rotorua. Police observed a vehicle speeding along Edmund Road around 9.20pm.   A... Read More

Chainsaw bar killing: Beer at 5am, murder at 2pm

A 111 operator heard the moment Wireless Ford killed Korekore Putai with "at least 11 blows" from a chainsaw bar. Ford was convicted... Read More

A minute‘s silence for slain officer

New Zealand Police are set to remember Constable Matthew Hunt at 10.37am today. Constable Matthew Hunt was shot and killed during a routine traffic... Read More

Two arrested after Rotorua disorder

Two men are due to appear in court today following a disorder in Rotorua overnight. Police were called to Turner Drive at 6.30pm after reports of disorder... Read More

Police resolve vetting error

Police are resolving an issue that has affected 0.015 per cent of vetting reports from the past five years. Out of more than three million reports,... Read More