Police News

Police seek Jimmy Toman on drugs charges

News from NZ Police

Police are seeking 48-year-old Jimmy Toman, who has a warrant to arrest in relation to a number of drug charges. Read more »

Missing Wellington man found dead


News from NZ Police
Search and Rescue teams looking to find 49-year-old missing man Shaun David Hart found his body in Wellington this morning. Read more »

Upper Hutt murder: images of two cars released by police

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News from NZ Police
CCTV footage and images of two more vehicles wanted in relation to Operation Archer – the killing of Upper Hutt woman Lois Tolley – have been released after screening on last night’s Police Ten 7. Read more »

Police pursuit on Wellington waterfront put public at “unnecessary, unjustified risk”

Press Release – Independent Police Conduct Authority
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer who pursued a fleeing driver along the Wellington waterfront put the public at unnecessary and unjustified risk. Read more »

Terrace Tunnel blocked by truck, closed for 25 minutes

News from NZ Police
The Terrace Tunnel was closed in both directions just before 7am this morning while Wellington Police worked to move a truck. Read more »

SH1 closed after bus and car collide south of Levin

News from NZ Police
A car and bus collided this morning on State Highway 1 at Ohau, south of Levin. Read more »

Lois Tolley murder to feature on Police TV show

News from NZ Police
The killing of Upper Hutt woman Lois Tolley will feature on Thursday’s episode of Police Ten 7. Read more »

Gang related: man takes himself to hospital with stab wounds

News from NZ Police
Masterton Police are seeking information from the public after a man arrived at Wairarapa Hospital this morning with stab wounds. Read more »

Keeping the roads safe around schools

News from NZ Police
With schools back for the winter term, Police are reminding drivers to take care on the roads and keep our kids safe – especially during the start and finish of the school day when it’s darker and the weather is often poor. Read more »

Disabled train delays all services in and out of Wellington

News from MetLink
A “disabled” train with a mechanical issue is causing delays in and out of Wellington Station tonight. Read more »

Truck driver arrested after failing to stop for police on SH2

News from NZ Police
A truck driver was arrested last night after failing to stop for police on the SH2 motorway. Read more »

Parole Board rejects early release for Wellington tax fraudster

BusinessDesk report by Paul McBeth
Former Wellington accountant Barrie Skinner has had his latest application for an early release rejected by the Parole Board. Read more »

Coastguard volunteers take top honours

Press Release – Coastguard New Zealand
Coastguard volunteers took out the top honours at the New Zealand Search and Rescue (NZSAR) Awards tonight, recognising their years of dedication and commitment to saving lives. Read more »

University building evacuated and searched; area cordoned off for 3 hours

Police set up cordons around Rutherford House on Victoria University’s city campus at midday today. Read more »

Dangerous man found and arrested after running away from courthouse in Porirua


A dangerous man who escaped from the Porirua District Court on Saturday was found tonight in Porirua. Police had been searching for him since his escape. Read more »

Helicopter crashes into Porirua Harbour; pilot rescued

A helicopter crashed into the Porirua Harbour this morning, but the pilot survived. Read more »

Van hits Aotea Quay off-ramp barrier on SH1; traffic delayed

A crash this afternoon at the Aotea Quay off-ramp of State Highway One caused traffic delays. Read more »

Armed men assault shop assistant, steal cash and cigarettes

News from NZ Police
Six men robbed a store in Palmerston North last night. They were armed with imitation firearms and a baseball bat. Read more »

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