Pounamu stolen from Kauae Cemetery

  A Rotorua family is appealing for any information about a pounamu stolen from Kauae Cemetery.   In a post on Facebook, Turene Jones is... Read More

Seven new officers for the Bay of Plenty

Seventy-eight new cops are graduating on Thursday at the Royal New Zealand Police College - seven of those are making their way to the Bay of Plenty. With... Read More

Large commercial meth lab busted in BOP

Police have uncovered a large scale methamphetamine lab in McLaren Falls, in the Bay of Plenty. This comes after a number of warrants have been executed... Read More

Serious firearms incident - Mangakakahi, Rotorua

Police report that a person has died following a serious firearms incident in Rotorua tonight. One person has died at a property in Mangakakahi,... Read More

Police offer $100,000 for information on murder

Auckland City Police are announcing a new $100,000 reward for information relating to the investigation into the unsolved murder of 22-year-old Mt Roskill... Read More

Serial groper jailed for five years

A serial groper who indecently assaulted 11 women joggers, and in a separate incident, posted an intimate photo of a woman on Facebook, has been sentenced... Read More

BOP mob killer found not guilty of murder

Shooting Mongrel Mob enforcer Lance Waite twice in the back was, according to Colin Jeffries-Smith's lawyer Mark Edgar, not a case of murder, but... Read More

Police investigating BOP forestry shooting

Amid the crack of bullets, Brett George remembers sprinting as fast as his legs would carry him.  For him, it's concerning to hear other... Read More

Public urged to help find stolen Jet Ski

  Telfer Marine Rotorua are asking members of the public to help them find a jet ski that was stolen from their store.   The marine business... Read More

Man charged with indecent assault

Police have arrested and charged a man with indecent assault after receiving a complaint from a member of the public. The 62-year-old man is believed... Read More

Vehicle pursuit through Rotorua

Enquiries are ongoing following a police pursuit through Rotorua today. A police spokesperson says a vehicle fled from police on State Highway 5, approaching... Read More

Information appeal in BOP ATM burglary

Murupara Police would like to hear from anyone who has seen a black 2019 Ford Everest SUV in Murupara or the surrounding areas. Police say the vehicle... Read More

Rotorua Police looking for Don Hoko

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a Rotorua man. In a post on Facebok, Rotorua Police says they are seeking 39-year-old Don Hoko,... Read More

Man‘s arm broken in ’violent‘ BOP robbery

Police are asking for the community's help following a "violent" robbery in the Bay of Plenty. Shortly before 10am on Thursday 23 May,... Read More

Serious crime up across the country

With growing reports of gang tensions, drug crime and shootings, National can reveal the number of serious harm cases before the courts has increased... Read More