New Zealand Police celebrate graduation of 56 new constables

New Zealand Police celebrate graduation of 56 new constables

Fifty-six new cops have graduated today (Thursday 13 August) from their initial training at the Royal New Zealand Police College, with family and friends watching the ceremony via Livestream due to Alert Level 2 restrictions. Constable Daniel Stone’s leadership within the wing over their 16 weeks of training was recognised...

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Police seize $1.6 million in assets, six arrested following Hawke’s Bay police operation

Police seize $1.6 million in assets, six arrested following Hawke’s Bay police operation

Six people have been arrested and approximately $1.6 million in assets have been seized following the execution of search warrants across Hawke’s Bay this morning. Fourteen search warrants were executed on Hawke’s Bay Mongrel Mob members and their associates. The search warrants were a result of 12 months of work...

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Police deployment centre launched for Auckland

Police deployment centre launched for Auckland

Police are excited to announce a new deployment centre for Auckland that will see a more effective response of Police staff across New Zealand’s largest city. The new Tāmaki Makaurau Deployment Centre will bring together a number of specialist workgroups under one roof come late September. Deputy Commissioner John Tims...

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Two people have been charged in relation to fatal Southland crash

Two people have been charged in relation to fatal Southland crash

In a media release, Police have said two 21-year-old men have been charged in relation to a fatal crash on SH6 in Winton on 16 February. 20-year-old Thalia Jayden Newport of Invercargill, died when a van rolled on State Highway 6 near Gap Rd West at around 4.45 am over...

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Police appeal for witnesses following fatal crash involving a car and motorcycle

Police appeal for witnesses following fatal crash involving a car and motorcycle

Police can confirm one person has died following a crash yesterday on Rangioutu Road, Manawatu. Police were notified at 6:25 am of the crash which involved a car and motorcycle. The cause of the crash is being investigated. Police are appealing for any witnesses the crash, anyone with information relating...

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Homemade explosive devices found targeting ATM at Hamilton mall

Homemade explosive devices found targeting ATM at Hamilton mall

Police's Specialist Search Group are in attendance at Chartwell Shopping Centre in Hamilton where several home-made explosive devices were found this morning at around 7:20 am. A cordon remains in place around the shopping centre, which is closed. “This has been extended to include the Lynden Court area, to keep...

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Homemade explosive devices found at Hamilton mall, police to investigate

Homemade explosive devices found at Hamilton mall, police to investigate

A mall in Hamilton has been cordoned off as Police attend an incident at Chartwell shopping centre. “A number of what look to be homemade explosive devices have been located.” Police said in a statement. The NZDF Explosive Ordnance Disposal team has been advised and will be attending. The roads...

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Police appealing for help from public following Invercargill robbery at Night ‘n Day store

Police appealing for help from public following Invercargill robbery at Night ‘n Day store

Police are appealing for the public’s help following an aggravated robbery in Invercargill. At around 9.20 pm on Thursday, a man entered the Gladstone Night ‘n Day and presented what appeared to be a firearm demanding money from the shop assistant. A member of the public intervened before a second...

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Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Bar in Masterton

Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Bar in Masterton

Masterton Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of the Jackson Street Bar last night. At around 10 pm, a man entered the bar, carrying a firearm, and demanded cash. The man took an amount of cash and left on foot, heading towards Queen Street. The man was wearing a balaclava,...

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A body has been located and removed at scene of Christchurch house fire

A body has been located and removed at scene of Christchurch house fire

A body located at the scene of a McLeans Island house fire on Monday night has been removed from the property. The formal identification process is now underway. The scene examination will continue today. Further updates will be made when available.

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