Man charged after fatal police chase

A 28-year-old man has been charged following a fatal police chase early this morning in Rotokawa, near Taupo.  The passenger, a 45-year-old man,... Read More

Police sign up to support No More Ransom project

NZ Police are excited to announce they have become a supporting partner of the “No More Ransom” project, an initiative which has helped more... Read More

Information sought following arsons in Taupö

Police are asking for the public’s help following a number of arsons at Lake Taupö properties. In the earlier hours of Sunday, January 12,... Read More

No arrests in BOP assault

  One person is in hospital following an assault in the Bay of Plenty.   Police were called to an incident on Onslow Street in Kawerau. A... Read More

BOP camp shutdown after threats

  Calls are being made for harsher penalties after a popular Bay of Plenty campground was forced to close after campers were intimidated and threatened... Read More

NZ Police launches public app

  New Zealand Police have released a free mobile app for Apple and Android devices, providing another channel for the public to access policing... Read More

Community mourns Judge Robert Ronayne

A former Tauranga lawyer turned judge has died suddenly in his Auckland home. Police say the body of Judge Robert Ronayne was found in his Auckland... Read More

Courtroom dogs for victim stress relief requested

The National Party wants therapy dogs in courts across New Zealand to help children and vulnerable people. The party's Courts spokesperson, Chris... Read More

BOP officer took firewood without permission

  The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a police officer breached a trespass order by entering the Kaingaroa Forest on a number... Read More

Dog owner jailed for serious attacks

A 51-year-old woman has received a 16-month prison sentence for two serious dog attacks, resulting in the Hamilton City Council’s first-ever jail... Read More

Unruliness in CBD leads to debate

A confrontation with “feral youths” in which knives were brandished in the Rotorua CBD had its sequel at a local council meeting yesterday. Hotelier... Read More

BOP woman admits million dollar fraud

A prominent Māori performing arts educator, Donna Mariana Grant, has pleaded guilty to defrauding a whare wānanga and the Tertiary Education Commission... Read More

Police on the hunt for fleeing vehicle

Enquiries are ongoing to locate the occupants of a vehicle which fled from police in Rotorua this morning. A pursuit was initiated when police attempted... Read More

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