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UPDATE: Paekakariki crash

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:06:38 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Three people have been injured in a head-on crash on State Highway 1 near Paekakariki this morning. More >>

Labour day comes early with roadside delivery

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:05:23 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Preparing to do a routine checkpoint on a Friday morning, Constable Clinton Parker was expecting an ordinary day on the job patrolling the Highways in Taranaki. More >>

Road closure - crash on SH 1, Paekakariki

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:03:53 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a head-on crash on State Highway 1, just south of Paekakariki, Wellington. More >>

Fatal Crash - Pokeno

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:02:33 +1300 | New Zealand Police

One person has died after a car collided with the median strip and a truck on the Southern Motorway near Pokeno. The crash happened at about 4:35 am. The Southbound lane of the motorway is closed between the Razorback Road and Nikau Road interchanges ...More >>

Fatal quad bike accident - Kuratau

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:01:14 +1300 | New Zealand Police

One person has died and another has been taken to hospital with moderate injuries following a quad bike accident at Kuratau near Taupo. Emergency services were called to a bush reserve near Sate Highway 41 Kuratau at about 1am.More >>

Update - death at Piha

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:59:33 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm that the child who died at Piha this evening did not drown and it appears the death is the result of a tragic accident. More >>

Missing diver off Banks Peninsula named

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:58:01 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm the name of the diver who went missing off Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, today. More >>

Child dies at Piha Beach

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:52:36 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Unfortunately the child was found deceased at the north end of the beach not long after. More >>

Drowning in Warea, South Taranaki

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:22:58 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services were called to a drowning in Warea, South Taranaki at approximately 6.20pm this evening, Saturday 22 October, 2016. More >>

Man arrested in relation to Whanganui hit and run

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:51:44 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Whanganui Police have arrested a 61-year-old man in relation to the hit and run on Anzac Parade early this morning. More >>

Paeroa stabbing-update

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:50:27 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A 28 year-old male was arrested early this morning in relation to a stabbing in Paeroa last night. More >>

Police dogs head to Australia for Trans Tasman champs

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:48:51 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Three New Zealand Police dogs and their handlers fly to Melbourne this weekend in a bid to retain individual and team titles at the Australian and NZ Police Dog Trials. More >>

Man stabbed overnight in Paeroa

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:46:47 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police were called to an address in Paeroa shortly before 11:00PM last night, following reports of a man being stabbed. More >>

Appeal for sightings of missing woman, Joan Gringley

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:32:45 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police are looking for 68-year-old Joan Gringley who has been reported missing from her rest home in Hamilton. More >>

SH 2, Opaki crash: One person in serious condition

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:22:35 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are attending a crash involving two cars on State Highway 2, Masterton, which occured at approximately 3:20pm this afternon. More >>

Keep your speed down and buckle up on the roads

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:24:25 +1300 | New Zealand Police

"Keep your speed down and buckle up on the roads over the holiday weekend in Western Bay of Plenty" More >>

Exhibition celebrating women in Policing opens this weekend

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:55:32 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A new exhibition opens this weekend at the New Zealand Police Museum, celebrating the 75th anniversary of New Zealand policewomen. More >>

Police project in running for top prize

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:26:54 +1300 | New Zealand Police

An initiative aimed at engaging with males responsible for incidents of family harm is a finalist at an international conference on developing new responses to existing problems.More >>

NZ Police receive three awards for recruitment campaign

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:09:35 +1300 | New Zealand Police

New Zealand Police was humbled to receive three awards for the “Do you care enough to be a cop?” recruitment marketing campaign at the 2016 Marketing Effectiveness Awards that took place in Auckland last night.More >>

Cyclist injured on Haven Road

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:07:31 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Nelson Police are looking for information after a cyclist has been injured due to hitting debris on Haven Road, Beachville. More >>


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