Auckland

Police appeal for witnesses to hit and run

Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run incident that occurred on 30 March 2018. At about 11.10pm on Friday 30 March 2018, a motor vehicle struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Karangahape Road and Ponsonby Road, Grafton. The driver...... Read More

Police investigating overnight crime spree

Police are investigating a crime spree across Auckland overnight where offenders from two vehicles are linked to three aggravated burglaries. Police enquiries are underway following aggravated burglary incidents at service stations in Ormiston, Te...... Read More

Puppy stolen from New Lynn

Police have released CCTV footage and are looking to identify a person that we believe can help us with our enquiries regarding a puppy that was stolen in New Lynn on Wednesday. The six-month-old Cavoodle named Bowie, was tied up adjacent to a burger...... Read More

Nine nabbed in synthetic drug raids

A police operation targeting the manufacturing and distribution of synthetic cannabis and money laundering has resulted in nine arrests this morning – eight in Tauranga and one in West Auckland.     Police this morning conducted search...... Read More

Police raid Auckland and Tauranga properties

Police are storming a number of properties in the Bay of Plenty and Auckland as they execute pre-planned search warrants. A police spokesperson says police are currently executing a number of pre-planned search warrants in Papamoa and Mt Maunganui,...... Read More

Avo thief flees crime scene on mobility scooter

An Auckland couple has fallen victim to their second avocado heist in six months. Bret Glazer and his partner live in a home that borders a reserve and in November last year thieves stole 200 avocados from their tree. Last week, thieves struck again...... Read More

Fatal crash in Henderson

One person is dead following a crash in Henderson. Emergency services were called to the two-vehicle crash on Central Park Drive at 10.55pm. One person died at the scene, says a police spokesperson. "Two others have been taken to hospital with...... Read More

Worries over rescue helicopter cuts

The mayors of Taupō, Rotorua and Ruapehu District will today meet with Health Minister David Clark over the possible loss of rescue helicopter services in the region. Under a proposed re-design of the national air ambulance service, the central North...... Read More

Popular tourist route in Bay of Islands to partially reopen

State Highway 11 between Kawakawa and Paihia will re-open to traffic twice a day - starting next week. The popular tourist route to the Bay of Islands has been closed since mid-February by a huge slip on Lemons Hill. The Transport Agency said from...... Read More

Man stabbed in the chest at Auckland property

A 21-year-old man is in a stable condition after being stabbed in Auckland last night. The police say the man was stabbed in the chest just before midnight at a property on Gadsby Road in Favona. He underwent surgery last night at Middlemore Hospital. The...... Read More