Wednesday, 22 May 2013
Police accept Operation 8 IPCA report
Police have accepted the findings of the Independent Police Conduct Authority's report on
Operation 8 and have already made significant changes to address many of the issues
canvassed in the report.
Thursday, 16 May 2013
Tauranga police dog wins national patrol team championship
Tauranga Police dog Turk and his handler Senior Constable Derek Orchard are this year's national police patrol dog champions and winners of the Frank Riley Cup.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Mother warns other parents of the risks of synthetic cannabinoids
A mother dealing with the fallout of having a son addicted to so-called legal highs says many young people are under the false belief that because the items were able to be sold legally, they must be safe.
Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Improvements to Police Integrated Tactical Training announced
Police has today announced changes that will see officers receive enhanced tactical training that better matches their role and will improve staff and public safety.
Thursday, 21 March 2013
Bay of Plenty Police join global beat tweet
Bay of Plenty Police will be joining law enforcement agencies from around the world this week to increase awareness of police work via social media.
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Family that grows together faces court together
In a case of a family that grows together goes to court together, a mother, her daughter and the daughter's partner all face drugs charges following a successful operation by Waikato Police today.
Monday, 25 February 2013
Ironman cyclist in hospital following alleged assault
A man will appear in court in Taupo later this week after allegedly assaulting an athlete by pushing him off his road bike during a New Zealand Ironman training session.
Countdown begins to extreme Police raft race
Expect double the enthusiasm at the annual New Zealand Police Association Raft Race in Rotorua on Friday (1 March) as competitors make up for the cancellation of last year's event caused by adverse weather.
Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Technology decision "exciting time for Police"
Police Commissioner Peter Marshall says the decision for Police to roll out smartphones and tablets to frontline staff will fundamentally change the way these officers do their jobs.
Monday, 11 February 2013
Fourteen-year olds hailed as heroes
Canterbury police have praised the actions of two Lincoln fourteen-year olds, who pulled an unconscious driver from a submerged vehicle last night.
NZ Police mourn the loss of Maori leader Sergeant Paddy Whiu
Police Commissioner Peter Marshall says New Zealand Police has lost a mighty totara following the death of Sergeant Patrick (Paddy) Whiu.
Friday, 8 February 2013
Sentencing for major organised crime operation
Five men and a woman from Tauranga have been sentenced in the Rotorua High Court for their part in a syndicate involving drugs and money laundering.
Police seek information on alleged road rage incident
Christchurch police are appealing for information on an apparent road rage incident in the city this week, in which a woman's car was pushed off the road.
Waikato Police working to identify body recovered off Whiritoa coast
A formal identification process has commenced following the discovery of a body in ocean off the Coromandel coast overnight.
Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Serious Crash at 1803 hrs Clevedon Rd and Kawakawa Rd, Clevedon.
Child hit by vehicle in driveway
18 month old child dies in driveway incident
At 1pm today police and emergency services attended an address at State Highway 12 Ohaeawai Northland.
Police infiltrate New Zealand paedophile ring, saving four children
Police across the country have smashed an alleged paedophile ring, saving four children from further abuse and making 35 referrals to overseas jurisdictions.
Monday, 4 February 2013
Help police prevent drugs from tainting communities
The cannabis growing season is now underway and Central District Police are appealing for the public’s help in maintaining drug-free communities.
Saturday, 2 February 2013
Levin Police launch homicide investigation
Levin Police have launched a homicide investigation following the fatal stabbing of a 27-year-old Levin man overnight.
Friday, 1 February 2013
Ceremony marks double tragedies that sparked life-saving changes
Police today honoured four officers and a civilian whose deaths at the hands of lone gunmen were the catalyst for sweeping changes to Police tactics that have saved countless other lives.
Northland Police investigating pedestrian being struck by two vehicles overnight
Northland Police investigating the circumstances around how a pedestrian came to be struck first by a member of the public's vehicle and then by a following patrol car say it appears neither driver was at fault.
Police appealing for witnesses after Porirua stabbing
At about 2.00am this morning, Police and Ambulance attended a residential address in Niagara Street in Waitangirua.
Go slow near schools
Police are reminding drivers to slow down near schools as the majority of school children return to school next week, and as the country marks the lowest January road toll on record.
Hamilton Police urge accomplices to hospital worker's attack to do the right thing and come forward
Hamilton Police investigating an attempted Robbery of a 49 year old female hospital worker overnight are urging two men in the vicinity of the attack to do the right thing and come forward.
Thursday, 31 January 2013
As a result of a car crash involving the one vehicle, South Head Road is blocked between Slater Road and Tarawera Road.
Island search fails to locate Leighton Grant
The search for 35-year-old Leighton Grant in Taupo has been suspended after a thorough search of Motutaiko Island gave no further indication as to his whereabouts.
Waikato Police seek sightings of missing man or his vehicle
Concerned for the wellbeing of a Hamilton man reported missing overnight, Police are appealing for sightings of both him and his vehicle.
Alcohol and rivers don't mix after 16-year-old drifts down Whanganui River
A 16-year-old Taumarunui woman is lucky not to have drowned after she had been swimming in the Whanganui River yesterday (30 January, 2013) after consuming alcohol.
Woman charged in Hutt Valley Police homicide investigation
Just after 6.00pm tonight Hutt Valley Police have charged a 29-year-old woman with the murder of Sean VERMA.
Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Body confirmed as that of missing woman
Christchurch Police have confirmed that the body found this morning in Bottle Lake Forest Park is that of missing German woman Britta Kappel.