Teen arrested over Hamilton dairy robbery

A 17-year-old man has been arrested over the aggravated robbery of a Hamilton dairy last week. Shop owner Sandip Patel received cuts to his hands and head when he was attacked with a machete at his Emm Jay dairy in Hamilton East. Police carried out...... Read More

Kiwi businessman to assist Trump

Matamata-born businessman Chris Liddell has been appointed US President Donald Trump's deputy chief of staff. A former General Motors and Microsoft chief financial officer, the White House announced on Monday local time Chris had been named deputy...... Read More

Fatal crash Mangakino, Otorohanga

Police are at the scene of a fatal crash on Tahae Road, Mangakino in the Otorohanga District. Emergency services were called to the scene at around 4pm. One person has died. The Serious Crash Unit has been advised.   ... Read More

Robbery prevention methods not working - dairy owners

More than 70 dairy and convenience store owners in Hamilton are demanding harsher penalties for people who rob and attack them. In the past five days alone, one owner has been attacked with a machete and one with a hammer. A meeting was held in the...... Read More

Young girl dies after being hit by train

Police are currently in attendance after an 11-year-old girl was hit by a train on a railway bridge in Ngaruawahia around 6:00pm this evening. The young girl died at the scene. Police are providing support to her family and the train driver at this...... Read More

Crankworx World Tour in Rotorua

Starting off international competition season in commanding fashion, Casey Brown (CAN) took a big win on Saturday in the first event of Crankworx Rotorua, winning all six stages of the Giant Toa Enduro presented by CamelBak in the Pro Women’s...... Read More

Public help to get drunk-driver off roads

Waikato Police would like to acknowledge drivers in Otorohanga who called *555 this morning and reported a dangerous driver and helped us get him off the roads. Police received calls shortly before 11am of a person driving erratically south through...... Read More