Archive for the 'Police' Category

Man stabbed, nine arrested for fighting at 21st birthday party in Naenae

News from NZ Police
A man is in a critical but stable condition in Wellington Hospital after being found with six stab wounds at a 21st birthday party in the Lower Hutt suburb of Naenae. Read more »

SH1 closed for 7 hours at Waikanae after car driver killed in crash with truck

State Highway One was closed for seven hours north of Waikanae today after a fatal crash between a truck and a car. A detour along local roads caused considerable delays Read more »

Clothing, jewellery and cash stolen from offices of Wellington charity

Press Release – Dress For Success
Wellington’s Dress for Success offices in Boulcott Street were burgled overnight on Tuesday. Donated jewellery and clothing was stolen, along with a small amount of cash. The office was also vandalised with essential equipment destroyed. Read more »

Police searches find stolen power tools, vehicles, car parts – and drugs

Press Release – New Zealand Police
A range of stolen property has been recovered today following the execution of a number of search warrants at addresses in Wellington and Hutt Valley. Read more »

36-year-old wanted for breaching bail

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are seeking to locate Rollie James Heke, 36, who is wanted for breach of bail conditions. Read more »

Man arrested, victim in critical condition after assault in Moera house

News from NZ Police
Hutt Valley police are investigating a serious assault which took place at an address on Randwick Road, Moera at approximately 7:20pm last night. Read more »

Firearms, ammunition and cannabis found in Blenheim house; man arrested


News from NZ Police
Police have discovered a substantial cannabis grow room at a rural Blenheim dwelling. Read more »

Waikato first, Wellington second in police patrol dog championships

Press Release – New Zealand Police

One of the Police Dog Training Centre’s recent graduate teams has triumphed at this year’s national police patrol dog championships. Read more »

Missing since June: 15-year-old Sunshyne from Porirua

News from NZ Police

Police are seeking assistance from the public to locate Sunshyne McLean, 15, who is missing from Porirua. Sunshyne was last seen in June. Read more »

Police dogs and detector dog teams competing for top titles

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Three days of intense competition starts in the greater Wellington region today in the national police patrol dog and detector dog championships. Read more »

Men with axe steal cash and cigarettes from Stokes Valley store

robber stiokes valley

News from NZ Police
Police are seeking the identity of this man following an aggravated robbery in Stokes Valley this morning. Read more »

Flooding at Makara, slips on Rimutaka road

Slips were reported this morning on the Rimutaka Hill road. Read more »

Prisoner who escaped from Hutt court rearrested, and back in court

News from NZ Police
Police have arrested Sabbath Mohi who has been on the run since assaulting a Police Officer and escaping from Lower Hutt District Court on September 5th. Read more »

Lower Hutt siren test on Thursday

Press Release – Hutt City Council
Civil Defence sirens in Lower Hutt will be tested for 2 minutes on Thursday
13 October at 10am. Read more »

Shooting in Stokes Valley damages parked car; police investigating

News from NZ Police
Police are investigating the discharge of a firearm in Stokes Valley overnight. Read more »

Seven arrested after 11 Manawatu police searches: pistols and rifle seized

News from NZ Police
Police staff from Palmerston North, Feilding and Levin executed 11 search warrants in the Manawatu area today/ targeting burglary and firearms offending. Read more »

Three injured tourists rescued from Mt Taranaki, after avalanche

News from NZ Police
Three men were rescued from the Eastern Summit Track of Mount Taranaki last night. Read more »

Violence injures two people in Palmerston North: fighting, and a shooting

The armed offenders squad was called out in Palmerston North after groups of men were fighting in the central city. Read more »

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