Man charged with murder to appear in court

Police have arrested a man who has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Kawerau on Saturday. A 20-year-old Kawerau man has been... Read More

Police launch homicide investigation in Kawerau

Update, 3.40pm: Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a woman in Kawerau. Emergency services were called to an address... Read More

Man charged with murder over Auckland death

Police investigating the Auckland death of Lena Zhang Harrap have charged a man with murder. Lena was located deceased in Mt Albert on Wednesday,... Read More

Name suppression for woman accused of BOP murder

The 27-year-old woman facing a charge of murder over the death of a child in Rotorua has been granted interim name suppression and remanded without plea. The... Read More

Planeload of Police arrives to bolster checkpoints

There will soon be a thicker blue line at the Waikato/Auckland boundary. Police reinforcements from around the country have arrived in Hamilton to support... Read More

Misinformation warning after LynnMall stabbing

Police are urging the public to exercise some caution when receiving unverified information about Friday’s LynnMall attack, through social media... Read More

Police continue investigation into mall attack

Police continue to investigate the events surrounding Friday’s horrific LynnMall attack, and are providing reassurance patrols in the New Lynn area... Read More

Two arrested after burglary in Tokoroa

Police have arrested two youths following a burglary at a commercial property in Tokoroa at early today. Six offenders in three stolen cars are alleged... Read More

Murder charge laid following BOP child‘s death

Charges have been laid following the death of a child in the Bay of Plenty. A 27-year-old woman has been charged with murder following the death of... Read More

Police issue burglary warning during lockdown

Police are warning people to make sure their homes are secure from opportunistic thieves during Alert Level 4. A police spokesperson says there are... Read More

Police appeal for information on wanted man

Police are appealing to the public for information about the whereabouts of Tyla Kennedy, 25, who has multiple warrants to arrest. "Kennedy is... Read More

Thousands of checks conducted during lockdown

Police continue to have a highly visible presence in the community with more than 4000 reassurance visits to essential facilities and more than 6000... Read More

Support available for victims during lockdown

Victims and survivors of family violence are being urged to seek help, even though the country is in lockdown.   New Zealand’s Chief Victims... Read More

Four police officers caught drunk at work

Four police officers have been disciplined for drinking or being drunk at work in the past 10 years. Out of those four, one was formally charged while... Read More

People more likely to report assault to Police

Recent data shows that people are increasingly likely to report instances of assault in New Zealand. The reporting of interpersonal crimes like assault,... Read More