Archive for the 'Police' Category

Man’s body found in Titahi Bay house; police begin investigation

News from NZ Police
Investigators are working to unravel the circumstances leading to the discovery of a body in a Titahi Bay house yesterday afternoon. Read more »

Helicopter rescues two injured women

Press Release – Life Flight Trust
Life Flight was called today to the Colonial Knob walkway near Porirua where a woman in her 20s had sustained injuries after being thrown from her horse. Read more »

Ex-prisoner arrested for breaching parole – he removed his electronic bracelet

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police today arrested 19 year old Zane McVeigh for breach of parole. Read more »

Four children in car with drunk driver, fails to stop at alcohol checkpoint

News from NZ Police
A 28 year old Hawera woman will be appearing in the Hawera District Court on Monday after failing to stop for police at an alcohol checkpoint. Read more »

Paraparaumu home invasion: woman attacked by intruder in bedroom

A Paraparaumu woman was attacked by an introducer in her bedroom early this morning. The police tell what happened. Read more »

Second man arrested for ten burglaries, after two police raids

News from NZ Police
Hot on the heels of last week’s arrest, early this morning over 20 police staff from across the Wellington District executed search warrants in Waitangirua and Cannons Creek. Read more »

Police shoot and kill “charging, agitated” cow in Wanganui street

News from NZ Police
A cow was fatally shot by police in a residential Whanganui street this morning due to the risk that it posed to the public and police staff. Read more »

Man in critical condition after being shot by police in Motueka

News from NZ Police
Nelson Bays Police were involved in an incident in Motueka yesterday afternoon in which a man pointed a firearm at officers and was subsequently shot. The injured man is in a critical condition in Wellington Hospital. Read more »

Man arrested for CBD burglaries; police seek his satchel and pry bar

News from NZ Police
The Lower Hutt CIB yesterday charged a 32 year old man with burglary in relation to commercial burglaries committed in the Lower Hutt and Wellington CBDs. Read more »

Six people charged after armed manhunt

News from NZ Police
Six people have been charged in relation to yesterday’s firearms incident in the central North Island which prompted a major search operation. All will appear in the Whanganui District Court this morning. Read more »

Wanted men arrested in Waiouru, after police car rammed and shots fired

Police announced tonight that they had arrested Dolphy Kohu and two associates, wanted for this morning’s incident where a police car was rammed and stolen, and shots were fired at police. The arrests were made about 9.20pm at a road block at the junction of SH1 and SH49 in Waiouru. Read more »

Man suffers solvent burns to mouth and throat after assault in Nelson

News from NZ Police
A man was assaulted outside the entrance to the Nelson City Council office about 6.45am today. The victim has solvent burns to his mouth and throat after the attack. He remains in Nelson Hospital. Read more »

White-baiter swept out to sea and drowned at Lake Ferry river mouth

News from NZ Police
A 71-year-old man drowned yesterday afternoon while he was white-baiting at the river mouth in Lake Ferry. Read more »

Rimutaka prisoners missing out on work for Wellington on a Plate

News from Howard League
The Howard League has concerns for the prisoners who have been removed from either cooking or serving at this year’s Wellington on a Plate evenings at Rimutaka prison, following the escape of Phillip Smith. Read more »

Travelling to Auckland this weekend? If so, watch out for extra police

News from NZ Police
Auckland City Police will be out in force this weekend in a special operation aimed at curbing criminal activity by those travelling into the city. Read more »

Second day of search finds 10-year-old, missing after he took dog for a walk

boy missing in Marton aug 2015

The ten-year-old autistic boy, missing in Marton since yesterday afternoon, was found this morning. Read more »

Extra police called to Parliament after protestors push through barriers

News from NZ Police
Extra police were called to assist security today when protestors tried to move up the steps of Parliament during the protest against the TPPA agreement. Read more »

Three Rimutaka prisoners receive certificates for improved literacy

News from NZ Government
The prisoners have received certificates for successfully completing a literacy programme behind bars. The graduation took place yesterday at the Rimutaka Prison, where the prisoners had completed the Howard League for Penal Reform literacy programme. Read more »

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