Arrests made in relation to missing art

Waikato Police have now made several arrests in relation to the missing art and antique items stolen from a Hamilton East address. A search warrant... Read More

Police plea for Whangamata NYE riot videos

Police are still asking for video footage to identify and prosecute teenagers who inflicted thousands of dollars’ damage to a popular Coromandel... Read More

Parliament axe attack accused bailed

A man accused of launching an axe attack on Parliament has been bailed to a secure mental health unit. The 31-year-old was arrested after police were... Read More

Man hospitalised after serious assault

Police in Tokoroa are investigating a serious assault where a man was attacked while getting into his car in his driveway. Around 5am, the victim was... Read More

Police fired sponge rounds during prison standoff

Officers fired sponge rounds at the men on the roof of the burning high-security building during the standoff at Waikeria Prison, police have confirmed... Read More

Diverse, well-qualified and wearing blue

Policing isn't for dummies. With more and more recruits joining up with tertiary qualifications, and with supported study available to serving... Read More

Woman accused of threatening BOP Police with gun

A woman is facing charges after allegedly pointing a gun at police, stealing a police car, and then crashing it in the Bay of Plenty. A police... Read More

Waikeria Prison sixteen surrender

  The stand-off at Waikeria Prison has ended today after the prisoners surrendered.   At approximately midday today, the 16 prisoners were... Read More


Outwitting insurance scam artists, uncovering artful fraudsters, or clicking photos of thieves while camouflaged by a ghillie suit are all part of the... Read More

Family harm – are you okay?

Family violence is a reality for thousands of families in New Zealand and remains a widespread problem in our communities. Unfortunately this time... Read More

Suspicious death in Kawerau under investigation

Update 11.37am: Whakatane Police are investigating a suspicious death of a man in Kawerau this morning. "The man was located injured at the intersection... Read More

Man charged following Eastern BOP homicide

A man has been remanded in custody following a homicide in the eastern Bay of Plenty. A homicide enquiry has been launched following the death of a... Read More

Keep your home and property secure while away

Leaving your home these holidays? With Christmas and a summer break ahead, make sure your home and property is secure from burglars. Taking some simple... Read More

Districts team up to tackle drink driving

A total of 126 people now face drink drive prosecution after Bay of Plenty and Waikato Police teamed up to tackle impaired driving in both Rotorua and... Read More

Arrest made following Waiotapu Loop Rd incident

Police have made an arrest following an incident on Waiotapu Loop Rd. The incident occurred at about 11.30pm on  December 19  at a public... Read More