Police News

Police Association conference to focus on mental health of its members

News from NZ Police Association
The focus of the New Zealand Police Association’s 82nd annual conference in Wellington this week is the mental health of its 11,000 serving members, under the theme of ‘Resilience Matters’. Read more »

Missing for 48 hours: Kapiti man found in Paraparaumu


News from NZ Police
The 51-year-old Kapiti man who was yesterday reported missing has been found safe and well. He was found in Paraparaumu this evening. Read more »

Motorway rock throwers must be stopped, says Ken Shirley

Press Release – Road Transport Forum
Rocks being hurled from motorway overbridges are endangering the lives of truck drivers and other motorists and action must be taken to stop it, says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley. Read more »

Bus crashes into Newtown house

News from NZ Police
A bus crashed into a house in John Street tonight and motorists were advised to avoid the area. Read more »

Teenage driver (no seat belt) in critical condition after car hits power pole

News from NZ Police
A 16-year-old boy was last night transferred to Wellington Hospital in a critical condition following a single-vehicle crash in Whanganui. Read more »

Missing Taupo skier found dead in crater lake of Mt Ruapehu

A missing skier was this morning found dead in the crater lake on Mt Ruapehu. Read more »

Three arrested after taxi stolen on the way to Cannons Creek

News from NZ Police
Three youths were taken into custody last night after a taxi was stolen between Titahi Bay and Cannons Creek. Read more »

Laptops stolen from school’s reading room; stolen racing bikes recovered

News from NZ Police
Twenty new laptops have been stolen from a Hastings primary school. Read more »

Man named after fatal fire on lawn in front of Parliament Buildings

News from NZ Police
Police are now in a position to name the man who died following an incident on Parliament grounds last Thursday. Read more »

Rimutaka Hill Road closed again – first the gales, then a slip

The Rimutaka Hill Road was closed this afternoon by a large slip. Read more »

More constables graduating on Thursday

News from NZ Police
The recruits of Wing 307 will graduate from the Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua this Thursday. Read more »

Lower Hutt cyclist hit by car and killed near Featherston

News from NZ Police
A cyclist from Lower Hutt has died after being hit by a car in South Wairarapa.
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Police and service people to guide Special Olympics flame to Wellington

Press Release – Special Olympics NZ
Police and service personnel from towns and cities throughout New Zealand will show their support for the Special Olympics by taking part in a series of torch runs leading to the Special Olympics New Zealand National Summer Games in Wellington in November. Read more »

Eight vehicles – truck, ute, cars, minivan and motorbike – in crash on SH1 at Wairakei

More than a dozen people were injured this afternoon in a crash involving eight vehicles on State Highway 1 at Wairakei. Read more »

Teenagers arrested after robbing supermarket

News from NZ Police
Two 16-year-olds will appear in the Hastings District Court today following a brazen robbery at a Napier supermarket yesterday. Read more »

Man dies in hospital, after setting himself on fire in Parliament grounds

News from NZ Police
The man who set himself on fire in front of Parliament Buildings has died in Wellington Hospital. Read more »

Driver killed in collision between vehicle and train, on crossing near Levin

There has been another fatal crash on State Highway One. This one involved a passenger train and a vehicle, on a crossing at Phau near Levin. Read more »

Five burglars arrested after Castlepoint residents report suspicious behaviour

News from NZ Police
Wellington District Police arrested five men for burglary this morning following reports from Castlepoint residents of suspicious behaviour. The men remain in custody while enquiries are continued. Read more »

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