Christchurch Mosque shooter sentencing: Police to be visible in heightened security operation

Christchurch Mosque shooter sentencing: Police to be visible in heightened security operation

Police will have an increased and highly visible presence around Christchurch ahead of, and during, next week’s High Court sentencing for the offender convicted of the 15 March terrorist attacks. Canterbury District Commander Superintendent John Price says Police have been working closely with other agencies in preparation for the sentencing...

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Police turned away 4,781 vehicles at Auckland’s COVID-19 checkpoints

Police turned away 4,781 vehicles at Auckland’s COVID-19 checkpoints

There has been a large increase in the numbers of vehicles being turned around at Police checkpoints in North and South Auckland as the region remains under Alert Level 3. As of 4 pm on Tuesday, Police have processed 86,685 vehicles through the 13 different checkpoints. A total of 4,781...

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Police arrest two, following firearms incident in Redwood

Police arrest two, following firearms incident in Redwood

Two people are due to appear in the Christchurch District Court today following an alleged firearms incident in Redwood last night. Police were called to a Cranford Street property at about 10.45 pm after reports a person had received a gunshot injury to a leg. A man and woman were...

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Police seize drugs & assets worth $3.2 million in organised crime operation

Police seize drugs & assets worth $3.2 million in organised crime operation

Police have seized residential properties, vehicles, firearms and cash as well as a large number of cannabis plants in the termination of a six-month operation into the sale and supply of cannabis by an organised crime syndicate. One hundred and sixty staff executed 23 search warrants at addresses in Taupo,...

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Aftermath of workplace blaze injuring one, Palmerston North

Aftermath of workplace blaze injuring one, Palmerston North

WATCH: The aftermath of a workplace blaze that created a large plume of smoke, seen over Palmerston North. The iron shed in the industrial area of the city on Keith St was destroyed by fire on Tuesday. The shed and several cars were on fire when the NZ Fire crew...

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Plane crash in Ōtaki to be investigated by Civil Aviation Authority

Plane crash in Ōtaki to be investigated by Civil Aviation Authority

Police responded to a light plane crash near Ōtaki Gorge Road in Hautere, Kapiti. The incident was reported at around 1.20 pm.  St John Ambulance was called to the crash at around 1.33 pm, road rescue and a rescue helicopter were at the scene. The plane flown was a Sonex...

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Pilot killed in light aircraft crash at private airfield, Ōtaki

Pilot killed in light aircraft crash at private airfield, Ōtaki

Police responded to a light plane crash near Ōtaki Gorge Road in Hautere, Kapiti. The incident was reported at around 1.20 pm.  St John Ambulance was called to the crash at around 1.33 pm, road rescue and a rescue helicopter were at the scene. The plane flown was a Sonex...

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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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