Police & Crime

Fatal crash on Whangarei Heads Road, Onerahi

Police have confirmed one person has died following a crash on Whangarei Heads Road, Onerahi. The single vehicle crash was reported to Police at 6.46pm. One person was also critically injured in the crash. Whangarei Heads Road remains closed while the...... Read More

Dead woman pulled from Wellington lagoon named

Police are still treating the death of a woman yesterday, whose body was found in Whairepo Lagoon near Frank Kitts Park, as unexplained. The deceased is 48-year old Sarah Pauline Louise Mayne of Wellington. A police spokesperson says our thoughts...... Read More

Arrest made in relation to Hamilton assault

Waikato Police have arrested a 34-year-old man they were seeking in relation to an assault on Hendon Road in Hamilton on Saturday morning. The man was located by police at a residential address in Hamilton at around 11pm last night. A police spokesperson...... Read More

Police appeal for sightings prior to boy’s death

Police would like to hear from any members of the public who may have seen a 3-year-old boy on Salford Street, Gore, between 8.45pm and 9.30pm on Tuesday January 29.   The boy had mousy blonde hair and was wearing a high-visibility vest and shorts.    A...... Read More

Police appeal for sightings of missing woman

Police are concerned for the safety of 53-year-old Nadia Mikhaleva, (otherwise known as Nadezda Mikhaleva), of Manly, Whangaparoa, Auckland. Nadia has not been seen since Thursday 14 February.  She left her Manly home on Friday 15 February and...... Read More

Searchers find body in Maketu

Search and rescue teams looking for missing man John (Johnny) Mohi have found a body in Maketu. In a formal statement issued by New Zealand Police, it says while the formal identification of the body is still to be completed, the search and rescue...... Read More

Wellington women’s death unexplained

Police are treating the death of a woman whose body was found in Whairepo Lagoon, near Frank Kitts Park on Saturday as unexplained. Police were called to the lagoon at 10.55am. A police spokesperson says enquiries into the circumstances of the woman's...... Read More

Mangere Bridge shooting under investigation

Police are continuing to investigate the shooting of a man in Mangere Bridge this morning.    Police were called to the incident on Coronation Road at 5.40am.   One person had suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to Auckland...... Read More

Drugs and guns found after police operation

Police executed a search warrant in relation to illegal drugs, in the Te Poi area, south of Matamata at a rural address on Friday February 15. Detective Senior Sergeant Steve Ambler, Waikato Eastern Area Criminal Investigations Manager, says large...... Read More

Hamilton Police looking to speak with Weston Smith

Waikato Police are looking for Weston Smith who may be able to assist with inquiries into an assault in Fairview Downs, Hamilton on Saturday morning. Police were called to the assault on Hendon Road shortly after 11.30am. Acting Detective Sergeant...... Read More