Crime

Report suspicious behaviour to Police

Time and time again, reports of suspicious behaviour is placed on social media, and yet, it doesn’t get reported to the Police. Just yesterday (Wednesday 19 July 2017), an incident where a man approached and followed a young girl in Waiuku was posted to a local grapevine site. The post has received many comments, including statements from others who had […]

No plea from Palms Rest Home thief

A 20 year old woman who stole from the Palms rest home appeared in Pukekohe District Court last week. The woman, who worked as a cleaner at the Palms stole items from residents. She was dismissed from her job after staff found out. She has not yet entered a plea for stealing close to $30,000 worth of money,jewellery and money […]

Car crashes into ditch

On Thursday 6 July 2017, a car crashed into a ditch along Waiuku Road. The crash occurred at 6:20pm, just near Puni, and while Police were called, fortunately no one was injured.    

Positive steps towards tackling stock theft

Federated Farmers is delighted to see the Sentencing (Livestock Rustling) Amendment Bill being drawn from the ballot to go before Parliament. Livestock theft has become more prevalent in New Zealand and is at a level that is creating serious risk to farmers and their businesses. Rick Powdrell, Federated Farmers’ Rural Security Spokesperson says it is not only a financial burden […]

Nurse steals from Pukekohe Hospital

Pukekohe Hospital on Kitchener Road have recovered from thefts, after it was noted an employee was stealing from her colleagues and patients. A former nurse at Pukekohe Hospital faced court recently, pleading guilty to two charges of theft. The enrolled nurse, used her position to steal from patients and her own colleagues over an 18 month period. She took advantage […]

Reward offered for stolen bible

A Waiuku pensioner has recently been the target of thefts, with the most recent being his vehicle. Taken from his home on Thursday 22 June 2017, Police were able to locate the car in Hastings, where a Waiuku male was arrested in relation to the theft. The Waiuku gentleman states that this would be the fourth time that he has […]

Pukekohe Police found property

The Pukekohe Police have a range of property that has been found recently, and would like to reconnect the items with their rightful owners. One Ladies gold coloured watch found in Pukekohe CBD, one black Zip bag with a jump start kit and motorcycle items; Two rings left at Bella Nail salon.  Those who believe that the found property is […]

Teenager arrested over vehicle thefts

Waiuku Police have arrested a male teenager in relation to motor vehicle thefts. On Tuesday 20 June, the 17 year old Waiuku male was arrested and and charged with ten offences in relation to stealing motor vehicles in Waiuku and the greater Auckland area. The male has since appeared before the courts, and has been remanded in custody until July […]

Found property at Pukekohe station

The Pukekohe Police have a range of property that has been found recently, and would like to reconnect the items with their rightful owners. In particular, the Police have found several greenstones and an unusual pair of cufflinks. Another unique item is an old watch, which was found on Helvetia Road. It has special engraving on the underside, and looks to […]

Three charged for ram-raids

Two adults and a 16 year old from Waiuku were arrested last week, Tuesday 13 June in relation to a spree of ram-raids and thefts to surf stores.  In the early hours of Saturday 3 June, Ultimate Surf & Skate in Rosedale was ram raided. The owner of the store said more than 10 skateboards were stolen, and damage was […]