Archive for the 'Police' Category

Be aware of suspicious social media activity

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are advising parents to keep a close eye on their children’s social media activity after a series of suspicious posts were made on community pages in Wellington and Auckland. Read more »

Auckland motorists urged to plan for Labour Day Weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Auckland motorists urged to plan ahead this Labour Day Weekend”
Attribute to Inspector Scott Webb, Road Policing Manager for Tamaki Makaurau Read more »

Evidence-based policing recognised

Press Release – New Zealand Police

An initiative in which Police partnered with iwi to support communities affected by a large-scale methamphetamine operation has won the Supreme Award in the 2018 New Zealand Police Evidence-based Problem-Oriented Policing (EbPOP) Awards. Read more »

Police searching for man following escape from custody

Press Release – New Zealand Police


Attribute to Acting Detective Senior Sergeant Steve Salton, Waitemata West Area Investigations Manager: Read more »

Wing 319 celebrate their graduation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Seventy eight new constables will join their friends and family in celebrating their graduation at The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) this week. Read more »

Waitemata police on lookout for counterfeit money

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Please attribute to Constable Rebecca Brown, Waitemata Police.

Police would like to hear from any retailers who may have had customers paying for goods with counterfeit money following the arrest of a 26-year old man. Read more »

Auckland Police deploying new Jet Ski this long weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Those out and about on the water across Auckland this Labour weekend may be surprised to see a member of our Police Maritime Unit up close and personal as we deploy our new Jet Ski. Read more »

Wanted Auckland male arrested in Westport this morning

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police can confirm that a 52-year-old male who had warrants to arrest for breaching his probation conditions has been arrested. Read more »

New Zealand Police ‘paw blacks’ take on the Aussies

Press Release – New Zealand Police

It’s the New Zealand Police ‘paw blacks’ taking on their counterparts from across the Tasman when the Australasian Police Dog Championships get under way in Wellington today. Read more »

Birkenhead bus crash – update

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police remain at the scene of an incident where a bus has crashed into a building on Birkenhead Ave.

Three people were walking along a pedestrian crossing when they received injuries. Read more »

Fatal crash on Albany Expressway

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A person has died following a crash on Albany Expressway this morning.

Police were called to the incident at 6.07am and the road is expected to be closed for some time. Read more »

Wellington Police open homicide investigation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Wellington Police open homicide investigation after man dies following Porirua incident”

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Christiaan Barnard Read more »

Wastewater testing to be rolled out nationally

Press Release – New Zealand Police


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Arrests made following Waiuku aggravated robbery

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Arrests made following Waiuku aggravated robbery”

Police have arrested and charged three people in relation to an aggravated robbery in Waiuku this morning. Read more »

Fatal crash – Henderson, Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Fatal crash – Henderson, Auckland”

One person has died after a car collided with a tree in Henderson, Auckland overnight. Read more »

Best photo winner announced for 2019 Police Dog Trust

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Best photo winner announced for 2019 Police Dog Trust Calendar”

A vibrant image of Dunedin patrol dog Paikea and handler Constable Regan Mauheni at Otakou Marae has won this year’s best photograph competition in the 2019 Police Dog Trust Calendar. Read more »

New Police dog teams set to patrol

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“New Police dog teams set to patrol”

Three new sets of paws and their human partners are graduating from the New Zealand Police Dog Training Centre tomorrow (Thursday, 4 October), set for operational duties in Tasman, Southern and Tamaki Makaurau Districts. Read more »

Crash, Auckland Motorway – Cattle Loose

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Crash, Auckland Motorway – Greville Road on-ramp (southbound) – Waitemata

Police are attending the scene of a crash on the Greville Road on-ramp, where a cattle truck trailer has flipped. Read more »

Police seeking help to identify vehicle and person

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police seeking help to identify vehicle and person in Melville homicide investigation”

Statement attributable to Detective Inspector Graham Pitkethley Read more »

Crash in Wiri, south-west Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Crash in Wiri, south-west Auckland”

Police are enroute to a crash involving at least five vehicles in Wiri on Roscommon Road, near Cavendish Drive. Read more »

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