• Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles banned under stronger gun laws
• Immediate action to prevent stock-piling
Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws announced... Continue reading »
Listen in to the Gold FM Police File to hear Senior Community Constable Harley North talking to Brian Gentil about police work in the district.
Monday 11 MarchAn attempted burglary occurred at commercial premises at Seddon Street overnight. A male... Continue reading »
Police Commissioner Mike Bush has released further information about the Christchurch Mosque shootings.
Police continue to respond to an ongoing serious and tragic firearms incident in Christchurch.
The incident remains fluid and information is... Continue reading »
Police Commissioner Mike Bush has confirmed a serious and evolving situation is occurring in Christchurch with an active shooter.
Police are responding with its full capability to manage the situation, but the risk environment remains extremely... Continue reading »
Police can now confirm the name of the boy who died following an incident at Pauanui Beach on 10 March.
He was 13-year-old Jefferson William Crabb, known as Billy, of Matamata.
The boy’s family have asked for privacy at this difficult time.
Police... Continue reading »
Police investigating the murder of Denver Chance have located his vehicle.
The vehicle was found yesterday afternoon hidden at the scene of the same address in Kingseat where a body was located.
Formal identification is yet to take place, so we are... Continue reading »
One person died following a tragic accident at Pauanui Beach yesterday afternoon.
Police were called to the scene about 3.50 pm.
The person, a teenager, is understood to have been seriously injured in a boating incident where people were being... Continue reading »
Police investigating the disappearance of Denver Chance have made a significant breakthrough in the past few hours.
Just after 7pm this evening, a 41 year-old Kingseat man was arrested by Police, outside a Mt Eden bar.
This man will appear in the... Continue reading »
Police will be reviewing CCTV footage from Waihi New World after a member of the public wrote on social media she thought she saw missing Auckland man Denver Chance there.
The woman, a merchandiser, remembered seeing a man who looked like Mr Chance... Continue reading »
Police have confirmed that a 44-year-old woman has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and reckless discharge of a firearm following an incident in Bellevue, Tauranga, this morning.
A person was reported to have discharged a firearm... Continue reading »
Emergency services, fire crews and several fire appliances are at the scene of a large fire said to have started in plastic bales located outside at a recycling plant near Thames.
The fire was first reported to the Fire Service at 2.33 pm this... Continue reading »
Police are speaking with one person following a report of a firearm being discharged in Bellevue, Tauranga.
Police were called to the scene about 8:45am.
Bellevue Primary School was in voluntary lockdown for a short time and cordons were in place.... Continue reading »
Police investigating the disappearance of Denver Chance have established that his car was seen in Waihi on the night he disappeared.
The 43-year-old was last seen ten days ago.
Denver left his home in Mairangi Bay on the afternoon of Sunday... Continue reading »
Listen in to the latest Gold FM Fire Call Out with Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens talking with Brian Gentil about the jobs Waihi Fire and Rescue have attended over the last week.
They had six call outs, ranging from fires being lit on purpose in... Continue reading »
On the 1st of March 2019, Waihi Police arrested a 21 year old local Waihi male in relation to arson attacks at Waihi College and a neighbouring business on the 2nd of February 2019.
The arrest resulted from information received from members of the... Continue reading »
Sergeant Nigel Sanderson updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
Police carried out a search warrant at a Wrigley Street address locating more items from a local burglary including cannabis, drug utensils and ammunition. Two males are due to... Continue reading »
A tourist from the United Kingdom died at Ocean Beach in Tairua yesterday.
Andrew Massey, aged 68, from Kent, had been swimming with family members when he got into trouble in the water shortly before 6 pm.
Mr Massey was brought to shore and CPR... Continue reading »
Police have issued a statement about the man shot and killed in Kawerau today.
First I would like to offer my condolences to the whanau of the deceased.
This was a tragic event and the outcome today is something no Police officer wants to see.... Continue reading »
Sergeant Nigel Sanderson called in to chat about local police investigations.
A vehicle was broken into on Richmal Street where 2 chainsaws were taken. If anyone knows anything about this or is offered a cheap chainsaw police are keen for them to... Continue reading »
It has been confirmed that a man who was shot by Police in Kawerau has died.
Immediate first aid was provided however he died at the scene.
A number of investigations are now underway and Police will be at the scene for some time, with cordons and... Continue reading »