Saturday, June 15, 2024

Emergency Services

Latest canine recruits graduate

Five new police patrol dog teams are fully trained up and ready to start shifts after graduating from the New Zealand Police Dog Training...

North Canterbury constable crowned road safety hero

A new national Road Safety Hero has been crowned as part of last week's Road Safety Week activities – with North Canterbury’s Senior Constable...

Multi-agency group to examine Bus Hub concerns

Mayor of Dunedin, Jules Radich says a new multi-agency working group will be dedicated to changing the culture of behaviour and improving safety at...

Boaties feel the pinch as Police seize illegal catch

A group of boaties felt the pinch over the weekend after Police caught up with them in the Hauraki Gulf. Sergeant Peter Comer, of the...

Govt flags new roadside drug testing powers for Police

The Government has announced it will introduce legislation this year to enable roadside drug testing as part of a commitment to improve road safety...

Stolen chocolate trail leads Police to Auckland retailer

A central Auckland retailer is facing charges as a Police operation unwraps the distribution of more than 50 blocks of stolen chocolate. The operation, which...

Police issue warning over WhatsApp scam

Police are warning people to be wary of a WhatsApp scam following an increase in reports in the Wellington District. In this case, Police say...

Waikato Police deliver on stolen mail

Waikato Police have this week arrested an alleged long-time mail thief. The 28-year-old man is facing charges in relation to what Police suspect has been...

Police acknowledge verdict in baby murder case

NZ Police has acknowledged the verdict handed down in the High Court at Christchurch today in relation to the death of a three-month-old child...

Gangs crackdown to feature dedicated new Police units

Police Minister, Mark Mitchell has backed the establishment of a National Gang Unit and supporting district gang disruption units, saying they will help deliver...

Occupants dump front loader after Masterton joyride

Police have taken a man into custody following a fleeing driver incident in Masterton involving an 18-tonne front-end loader overnight. Police say that just before...

Police Commissioner visits China

Police Commissioner Andrew Coster has spent four days in China this week to engage in bilateral discussions on mutual areas of cooperation. The Commissioner said...

IPCA finds alleged sex assault investigation was ‘inadequate’

NZ Police has acknowledged the findings of the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) which found an investigation into an alleged sexual assault was inadequate. In...

Stolen goods, guns and drugs seized in Tūrangi raid

A Police operation targeting drugs and gangs in Tūrangi this week has recovered stolen firearms and resulted in three arrests. Organised Crime and Tactical Crime...

Police appeal to identify body in Wellington Harbour

Police are appealing for information that could help identify a person located deceased in Wellington Harbour yesterday morning. The deceased woman, thought to be 60...