Monday, March 4, 2024

Emergency Services

Increased hospital security to stay

Health Minister, Shane Reti says a continuation of increased security measures at eight key hospitals around New Zealand reflects the Government’s ongoing commitment to...

New gang search powers for Police

The Government has today announced new measures that will enable police to further crack down on gangs through Firearms Prohibition Orders (FPOs).  Associate Minister of...

Police issue dating app warning following attacks sentencing

Police are urging users of dating app users to take steps to protect themselves when meeting up with people they’ve only engaged with online. In...

Search continues for missing hiker

Police are continuing to search for a 72-year-old Levin man who went missing while hiking in the Tararua ranges on Monday morning. Officers received...

New chapter for Southern District top cop

Southern District’s top cop is adding a new chapter to an illustrious career, with a promotion and a move to Police National Headquarters. After a...

Government to ban gang patches in public

The Government has announced it will introduce legislation to ban all gang insignia in public places, and create greater powers to stop criminal gangs...

Port Hills state of emergency lifted

A State of Local Emergency put in place across Christchurch City and the Selwyn District in response to the Port Hills fire has been...

Police warning follows fisherman’s rock rescue

Auckland Police are urging local fishing enthusiasts to stay safe while dropping a line after the rescue of a fisherman from rocks at Bethells...

New Counties commander welcomed

Police Superintendent Shanan Gray has been formally welcomed into the Counties Manukau District in his new role of district commander by mana whenua with...

Kiwi cop stars in historic handball win

Invercargill Police Constable Aston Lang is back on the beat after an historic trip to Bahrain as part of the New Zealand Handball team. The...

Firefighting efforts continue on Port Hills

Firefighting efforts on the Port Hills continue, with the focus on eliminating hotspots and strengthening the containment lines, Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ)...

Kiwi president marks new era for Australasian Council of Women and Policing

The Australasian Council of Women and Policing (ACWAP) has marked an organisation-first with the election of a New Zealand Police officer as its President. In...

Police and Customs operation results in meth arrest

A woman has been arrested and a quantity of methamphetamine and cannabis has been seized as part of a joint operation targeting the supply...

Quick change fails to fool Police

Police have arrested an offender despite his plans to evade officers with a swift wardrobe change on Wednesday evening. At around 4.40pm, Police were made...

Auckland Police show true quality

Auckland City Police officers have stepped up to give their time and support to some brave children who have been diagnosed with cancer. Ably supported by...