Police are appealing for information following a fire at a food retailer in Paeroa last week.
The incident occurred at The Pizza Box on Belmont Road about 9 pm on Friday 12 July.
Following a scene examination, Police are treating the fire as... Continue reading »
SH25A between Kopu and Hikuai was closed yesterday afternoon due to a police incident.
Police responded to a family harm incident on Kopu-Hikuai Road about 3:35 pm.
The Armed Offenders Squad attended as a precaution and arrested a 50-year-old... Continue reading »
A Paeroa pizzeria, The Pizza Box was damaged by a fire on Friday night.
Emergency services were called to the building on Belmont Rd in Paeroa just after 9 pm to find it burning fiercely.
Eight crews and about 32 firefighters responded to the fire... Continue reading »
A woman who went missing in Omokoroa has been found safe today.
The woman was reported missing on Friday 5 July at about 8am.
Police would like to thank members of the public for their assistance. Continue reading »
An 85-year-old man who was reported missing from Matua, Tauranga, yesterday has been found deceased.
There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death, which will be referred to the Coroner. Continue reading »
Police urge Whakamarama Road residents to check their properties for missing 85-year-old Brian Davies.
Brian, was last seen on Wednesday, around 11:45am in Matua, Tauranga.
Police believe he may be in the Whakamara Road area and ask residents to... Continue reading »
The Bay of Plenty Regional Council Flood Room has been activated since 1 pm today (Thursday 4 July 2019) to closely monitor the effects of the current weather system on the region’s rivers.
Duty Flood Manager Mark Townsend says the increased river... Continue reading »
Police can now name the man who died on George Street, Waihi, on Saturday 29 June after being hit by a car.
He was 28-year-old Raymond Wharekawa, of Katikati.
Police extend their sympathies to his whanau and friends.
The investigation into the... Continue reading »
It's been an intense week for Waihi Police with a search for a missing fisherman, traffic incidents, including a fatal crash at Turua, a pedestrian killed on George Street, Waihi, a car pursuit, and more to deal with.
Senior Community... Continue reading »
The search for a fisherman missing near Tanners Point in the Bay of Plenty is continuing.
The fisherman, 52-year-old Kelly David Rae, fell from a boat on Monday 24 June.
The Police National Dive Squad assisted the search team for three days last... Continue reading »
Emergency services responded to a serious crash on SH2, Karangahake today.
Police were alerted around 2.10pm.
Indications are two people received serious injuries and two others minor injuries.
Another person was reported to be trapped.
The... Continue reading »
Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a 28-year-old man who was hit by a car in Waihi.
The crash occurred on George Street at 1am this morning, Saturday 29 June.
Police believe the driver didn't immediately stop... Continue reading »
A person has died after being hit by a car in Waihi overnight.
The crash occurred on George Street at 1am.
The road remains closed around the crash site this morning to allow a scene examination to take place.
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Senior Community Constable Harley North updated us on recent, local police work. Listen in to our podcast to hear full details by clicking on the link.
Tuesday 18 JuneA Hikutaia male was charged for unlawful hunting for his role in assisting two... Continue reading »
The Police Dive Squad has been mobilised to assist the search for a man reported to have fallen from a boat near Tanners Point on Monday afternoon.
Initially, the Police Eagle helicopter, Coastguard and a rescue helicopter assisted with aerial and... Continue reading »
Witnesses to a serious crash between a car and a 4WD just after 8 pm on SH2 yesterday are asked to contact Police.
The crash occurred about 300 metres from the Te Paeroa roundabout toward Te Puna, on State Highway 2, Bethlehem.
One person was... Continue reading »
Police are at the scene of a two vehicle crash between Taniwha Place and Wairoa Pa Road.
Emergency services were alerted to the crash at around 8pm.
Multiple people reportedly have a range of injuries.
Motorists are advised to expect delays or... Continue reading »
Police have confirmed the driver of one of the vehicles involved in the serious crash in Turua this afternoon has died.
Two other people have received moderate injuries.
Police were called to the two-vehicle crash around 3:35pm, which occurred at... Continue reading »
Emergency services are responding to a serious crash in Turua, eastern Hauraki region.
Police received a report around 3:35 pm that two vehicles were involved in the crash at the intersection of Hauraki Road and Huirau Road.
Initial reports suggest... Continue reading »
Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens updated us with the Waihi Fire Service and Rescue call outs over the last week.
There were just two jobs that they attended. The first was on Saturday, June 22, just before midday, when the siren went off at 11.55 am.... Continue reading »