Police & Crime

Missing 11-year-old boy found

Police are pleased to report the 11-year-old boy reported missing in Thames last night has been found. He was located at an address in Paeroa this morning and is safe and well. Police would like to thank those members of the public who provided information...... Read More

Woman’s death not suspicious

Police investigating the death of a woman discovered in the water on the Wellington waterfront say there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. The woman’s body was discovered at Queens Wharf on Friday morning. Police have established...... Read More

Concerns grow for missing boy

Police are very concerned for the whereabouts of an 11-year-old boy who went missing in Thames on Sunday. The boy's name is Tematau Wilson and he is described as having brown hair and brown eyes. “He was wearing a lightweight long sleeved...... Read More

Name release: Napier cyclist

Police have released the name of the cyclist who died following a collision with a truck in Napier on Friday April 21. He was Benjamin Den Ouden, 30, from Napier. Police have confirmed the incident happened on Georges Drive shortly before 6pm on Friday. Emergency...... Read More

Appeal to identify four men who robbed woman

Tokoroa Police are appealing for the public’s help to identify four men who robbed a woman on Bridge Street, Tokoroa, on Wednesday April 19 2017. At around 8pm, the woman parked her black five-door car on Bridge Street near Mannering Street and...... Read More

SH2 landslide cleared

A landslide which struck two vehicles at the summit of Rimutaka Hill has been cleared overnight. Police have confirmed that State Highway 2 is now fully open following the slip, which hit two cars. The area has been cleared and authorities...... Read More

Bus crashes into Auckland house

A house in Auckland has been damaged after a commercial bus veered out of control and crashed into the property earlier this evening. The bus, which was out of service at the time, is understood to have collided with two cars before hitting...... Read More

Motorway incident sparks DHB probe

An investigation is underway by Auckland District Health Board after a mentally ill teenage girl was removed from an Auckland motorway by police. The incident on Friday evening on a bridge on Grafton Road brought rush hour traffic in central Auckland...... Read More

Woman almost drowns at public pool

A woman is in hospital in a critical condition this evening after almost drowning at a public swimming pool in West Auckland. The incident happened at West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre on Alderman Drive in Henderson. The emergency services...... Read More