Cellphone allegedly taken in Rotorua robbery

Police are investigating a robbery in Rotorua where a cellphone has allegedly been taken. A police spokesperson says they received a report of a person... Read More

Police link Massey address to human remains case

Police investigating the suspicious death of a person whose remains were found buried in a shallow grave on Rangipo Intake Road, near Tongariro, have... Read More

Chinese man’s death treated as suspicious

Police have identified the human remains found during a search of the Central North Island last week. The buried remains were located by Police officers... Read More

Courts tightened access for safety reasons

Members of the public whose attendance is not required are being barred from courthouses around New Zealand. This is to preserve public safety and give... Read More

Cigarettes and cash stolen in aggravated robbery

Police are calling on the public to report any information regarding an aggravated robbery in the Bay of Plenty. Police responded to a report of an... Read More

What it means to break Covid-19 lockdown rules

As people settle into a new way of life in their Covid-19 lockdown bubble it is clear not everyone is following the rules. Between 11pm Thursday night... Read More

Man charged for flouting lockdown rules

An Auckland man is facing a number of charges after being pulled over twice by police during the coronavirus lockdown. On Wednesday at 11.59pm,... Read More

Christchurch mosque attacks accused pleads guilty

The man accused of the Christchurch mosque attacks has entered shock guilty pleas. Amid extraordinary coronavirus lockdown restrictions, Brenton... Read More

Human remains found during police search

Police have discovered human remains during a land search in the Central North Island. Police have been carrying out the search since the beginning... Read More

Courts deemed an essential service

The Prime Minister has announced the alert level for COVID-19 is at level 3 - Restrict and this will rise to Level 4 - Eliminate on Wednesday at 1.30... Read More

Police gear up to increase patrols

Police will patrol supermarkets and step up their presence at public places if necessary as tighter Covid-19 restrictions come into place, says Police... Read More

Abortion bill passes in parliament

The Abortion Legislation Bill has passed its third reading in Parliament, meaning the procedure will now be removed from the Crimes Act. The bill passed... Read More

Charge laid following Taupo homicide investigation

Police investigating the death of Samantha Reid have now charged a man in relation to her death. Samantha, 33, was found at a rural property north of... Read More

Body found at Rotorua Lakefront

A body has been found at Rotorua's Lakefront this morning. A police spokesperson says police are attending a sudden death in the area. Police were... Read More

Man in custody tests negative for COVID-19

A man in custody at Rotorua Police Station has tested negative for Covid-19.  He was tested for coronavirus following an event involving a threat... Read More