Archive for the 'Police' Category

UPDATE: Identification process for Whakaari / White Island

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“UPDATE: Identification process for Whakaari / White Island victims”

The bodies recovered from Whakaari / White Island have been taken to Auckland for the post mortem and disaster victim identification process. Read more »

UPDATE 8: Whakaari / White Island

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Statement attributable to Deputy Commissioner John Tims, National Operations Commander

The six bodies recovered from Whakaari / White Island will shortly be returned to the mainland before being transferred to Auckland. Read more »

Just 8 days to hand in prohibited firearms

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are reminding all firearms owners there is just eight days to go to hand in their prohibited firearms and parts. Read more »

New Police dog teams ‘repawt’ for duty

Press Release – New Zealand Police


Insp Todd Southall, Read more »

Whakaari / White Island identification and coronial process

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Following the deaths of six people in the Whakaari / White Island eruption on Monday and further monitoring of conditions on the island since the eruption, a significant operation to identify and return the deceased to their loved ones has begun. Read more »

White Island – work continues to launch recovery efforts

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The recovery of bodies from Whakaari/White Island is an absolute priority for Police.

We understand and appreciate the desire of families and the public for the bodies to be retrieved as soon as possible. Read more »

Missing person – Keqin Wang

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Auckland Police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate 77-year-old Keqin Wang from Avondale who was reported missing earlier today. Read more »

Fire on Mangere Mountain Domain

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a large fire on Mangere Mountain Domain in Mangere Bridge.

There’s no immediate threat to the public but there’s concern over thick smoke in the area. Read more »

Whakaari / White Island eruption – Work continues on recover

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Whakaari / White Island eruption – Work continues on recovery operation + clarification on Police investigation”

Police continues to work on the recovery operation following yesterday’s eruption on Whakaari / White Island. Read more »

Auckland prohibited firearms and parts collection events

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Auckland prohibited firearms and parts collection events – less than 2 weeks to go to hand them in”

There are now less than 2 weeks to go until the amnesty and buy-back for prohibited firearms and parts ends on 20 December 2019.  Read more »

Operation Cactus puts the sting in vehicle crime

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have been putting a stop to the prickly issue of vehicle crime in an Auckland suburb as part of Operation Cactus. Read more »

Body armour for specialist Police vehicles

Press Release – New Zealand Police

New Zealand Police has taken delivery of three Armoured Special Purpose Vehicles. The vehicles are unmarked and look like standard Toyota Land cruisers. Read more »

Fatal crash – Mangere

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Fatal crash – Mangere”

One person has died following a train vs pedestrian crash on Hospital Road, Mangere at around 12:30am. Read more »

Statement following sentencing for former Police officer

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Statement following sentencing for former Police officer”

Attribute to Superintendent Karyn Malthus, Auckland City District Commander: Read more »

Police investigating serious incident in Favona

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Attribute to Acting Detective Inspector Shaun Vickers, Counties Manukau CIB:

Police were notified of a firearms incident at an address in Favona last night at around 9.30pm. Read more »

Cyclist dies following crash involving fleeing driver

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Attribute to Inspector Shanan Gray, Acting District Commander, Waitemata:

Police can confirm that a cyclist who was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle during a fleeing driver incident in Massey last week, has sadly died in hospital last night. Read more »

Second arrest in Lois Tolley case

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A second man has appeared in court in relation to the murder of Lois Tolley in Upper Hutt in 2016.

Police arrested the 27-year-old in Auckland late last week. Read more »

Training Exercise – North Shore

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The Auckland Police Search and Rescue team will be conducting helicopter training with the Police Eagle helicopter around the Ngataringa Sports Grounds on the North Shore tomorrow, December 3. Read more »

Serious crash on Albany Highway – Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on Albany Highway in Auckland.

Early reports indicate one person has sustained serious injuries. Read more »

Arrest following investigation into walking track attacks

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police make arrest following investigation into walking track attacks on women ”

Police have arrested a person following an investigation into a spate of attacks on women on walking tracks in Auckland. Read more »

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