Police & Crime

Guns, drugs and cash seized in police raid on Waikato house

Nine guns, including a military-style semi-automatic weapon, and illegal drugs were found at a rural property in Waikato yesterday, say police. Cannabis was discovered growing in various indoor concealed cabinets as well as outdoors at a house in the...... Read More

Dead woman found in Wellington Harbour

A woman's body has been found in a lagoon connected to Wellington Harbour. A police spokesperson said the body was found just before 11am in the lagoon on the city's waterfront. She said police were still on the scene and enquiries into the...... Read More

Dead woman found in Wellington Harbour

A woman's body has been found in a lagoon connected to Wellington Harbour. A police spokesperson says the body was found just before 11am in the lagoon on the city's waterfront. She says enquiries into the woman's death are underway. Rowers...... Read More

Suspicious approach of 12-year-old girl

Police continue to investigate an incident that occurred near Iona Street in Invercargill last week. Earlier this week Police appealed for information from the public and are now in a position to release further details. Between 8am and 8:30am on...... Read More

Warning about home maintenance offers

Police investigating a series of alleged roof scams are continuing to remind the public to be vigilant about suspicious approaches offering home maintenance work. Individuals involved in these types of scams approach homeowners by cold calling their...... Read More

Efforts to find missing man ’unwavering’

Police are concerned for the safety of 77-year-old John Mohi, of Maketu. John, who suffers from dementia, has not been seen since the afternoon of Monday 11 February. Police, Land SAR Volunteers and members of the community have continued to scour...... Read More

One person killed in crash in Gore

UPDATED: Police can confirm one person has died following a crash on Old Coach Road, Otaraia, Gore, this morning. Police were called to the crash, involving two cars, at 11am. The Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene. EARLIER: One person has...... Read More