Sunday, April 21, 2024

Police

Bravery honour for retiring cop

A weekend away with friends that ended with a dramatic water rescue has earned retiring Senior Constable Tony Maw a prestigious bravery award. The officer...

Police reject latest pay offer

New Zealand Police officers have overwhelmingly rejected the latest pay offer from Police, with more than 75% voting "no". The Police Association, Te Aka Hāpai...

Alleged burglar nabbed after returning to scene of crime

A man has been arrested after he returned to the scene of a burglary committed in Mount Wellington. At around 7:30am yesterday, Police received a...

Stolen tortoise case crawls to a close

Police admit it was a slow-moving investigation until a breakthrough put officers in Northland on to the trail of a stolen tortoise. The 17-year-old male...

Police spikes mark end of the road for recidivist offender

Police have put an end to an alleged prolific offender’s actions after catching up with him in Helensville overnight. Waitematā North Area Prevention Manager, Senior...

Dargaville Police Station reopens

Dargaville Police Station is open to the public once again and Kimberley Rope-Battcher is the smiling face behind the front counter. Kimberley takes up the...

Auckland Mayor backs city safety measures with funding

Auckland Mayor, Wayne Brown, has approved an additional $570,000 to help fund a City Safety Coordinator and the establishment of volunteer community safety patrols. This...

50kg Brazilian cocaine shipment intercepted

New Zealand authorities say they have shut down a major criminal syndicate’s plans to import 50 kilograms of cocaine into the country after intercepting...

Police praise couple who intervened in alleged abduction

Police are praising the efforts of a Papakura couple whose quick thinking prevented a possible abduction last week. Counties Manukau South Area Investigations Manager, Detective...

Police Easter roads report no sweet read for motorists

From illegal street racing to fatal crashes – this Easter weekend has served as a reminder for everything Police do not want to see...

Historic prosecution for NZ Police

In a NZ Police-first, a 49-year-old man is facing a potential $10,000 fine after allegedly being found in possession of an unregistered firearm. Police say...

Police appeal for help to find stolen animals

Warkworth Police are appealing for assistance from the public following the theft of two much loved animals from Ti Point Reptile Park. Warkworth Police Station...

Waitematā Police making progress in human remains case

Police are continuing to investigate the discovery of human remains in Gulf Harbour last Tuesday. Waitematā CIB Acting Detective Inspector Tim Williams says Police are...

Police training neighbourhood opened

NZ Police has officially opened a new training facility for frontline officers which offers a simulated neighbourhood settling for training scenarios. The Scenario Village residential...

Op Yellowstone lassoes homes, vehicles, cash and firearm

Homes, vehicles, cash and a firearm have been seized as part of a National Organised Crime Operation dubbed Operation Yellowstone. Police conducted two search warrants...