Police & Crime

Diversions in place following serious crash in Northland

State Highway 1 is closed at Moerewa following a serious two car crash at approximately 7:30pm. One person is in a critical condition and is being flown to Auckland. Two other people have serious injuries and two have moderate injuries.  The Serious...... Read More

Dying man in Whangārei: ’We couldn’t move him’

The manager of a Whangārei accommodation park was woken early this morning by a man covered in blood and asking for help. The man died at the scene shortly afterwards, and a homicide investigation has been launched. Otaika Accommodation Park manager...... Read More

Toddler drowns in Hawke’s Bay pool

Police and emergency services were called to the scene of a reported drowning in Waipukurau just before 3pm today. A young child, aged two-years-old is reported to have drowned in a residential swimming pool. Victim Support is offering the family assistance...... Read More

Fatal crash Great South Road, Wiri

Police are at the scene of a fatal crash on Great South Road, Wiri, Auckland. Emergency services were called to the three car crash between Kerrs and Browns Roads at around 4:10pm. "One person had died at the scene and at least one other person...... Read More

A shiny Mitsubishi found in Lower Hutt stream

Spring ducklings, swans and a shiny red Mitsubishi Lancer are under the willow trees in a Lower Hutt stream. Police are seeking the registered owner of the car, which was discovered by nearby residents to be partly submerged in the Waiwhetu Stream...... Read More

Body recovered from water in Queenstown

The Police National Dive Squad has recovered a body from Frankton Marina, around 12.30 this afternoon. Formal identification is underway, however the body is thought to be that of 63-year-old Queenstown man Alan Wilson, who was last heard from on...... Read More

Homicide investigation launched in Whangarei

Around 12.30pm yesterday a male, who had sustained critical chest injuries as a result of what is believed to be a stabbing, arrived at the Otaika Motor Camp in Whangarei. Despite efforts to revive him, he died at the scene. Detective Inspector...... Read More

20 arrests after Tonga Australia league match

Twenty people were arrested throughout the night following the rugby league match between Tonga and Australia at Mt Smart Stadium in Otahuhu yesterday. Police say it was a busy night with hundreds of people and vehicles out in the streets surrounding...... Read More

Police remind boaties to notify them

Police want to remind people using vessels on the water that they need to alert them if they get into trouble. At around 6.30pm last night, police in Nelson received a report that there was an overturned boat in the water near Cable Bay. The person...... Read More