Waikato

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

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

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

100-year-old stolen artefacts recovered by police

Illegal drugs, cash and stolen 100-year-old artefacts have been recovered by police executing search warrants in Thames. The stolen artefacts had been taken in a burglary of a Te Arapipi Road address in early January. Methamphetamine and a significant...... Read More

Speed and daring will be tested in IRB racing

Engines will roar, and inflatable rescue boat drivers will push themselves to the limits, to find the IRB North Island Champions, at Waihi Beach this Saturday and Sunday. A total of 58 IRB rescue boat crews from 17 Surf Life Saving NZ clubs throughout...... Read More

Woman arrested for allegedly stealing medication

Police have arrested a woman who has allegedly been stealing medication from elderly people across the region. Victims have advised that the woman claimed to be from the Waikato DHB in order to gain entry to their homes. Victims, some of whom reside...... Read More

Warning for tradies following crash

Tradies are being warned to avoid fly tools in their vehicles following a crash in the Waikato recently. Police attended a crash on Osborne and Kay roads in Hamilton on Thursday, where the driver of the van was both “lucky and unlucky”. “The...... Read More

Charges laid after 2018 Waikato fatal crash

Just after midnight on 11 November 2018, two women and a man died in a fatal collision on Avalon Drive Bypass Road, Hamilton. Police have now charged a 32-year-old man from Auckland with three counts of Manslaughter and Dangerous Driving causing injury. A...... Read More