Category: Crime



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...





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...



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...

Arrest for aggravated robbery

Just before 10pm on Wednesday 14 June 2017, Gas Waiuku on Kitchener Road was the subject of an aggravated robbery. Three people entered the petrol station, armed with a weapon, and took several items. Waiuku Police were nearby,...

Youth arrested over robbery

The Waiuku Police have arrested a 14 year old after Orchard and Fields was robbed. On Wednesday 7 May 2017 a person went into the fruit and vegetable store on Queen Street, and attempted to take money and several other items. A...

Hospitality worker allegedly overworked and underpaid

An employee at Pukekohe's Curry Leaf Restaurant says she was forced to work overtime for no extra pay as she feared she would lose her work visa. The 23 year old woman from India says she was contracted to work 30 hours...

Begging is not a crime

Begging in the street is not a criminal offence, but if the people asking for money are intimidating, threatening or demanding money, Police can take action if a complaint is made. However, to date, the Post Newspaper can...

Youth apprehended over break in

In the early hours of Tuesday 16 May, the Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club was broken into. A substantial amount of alcohol was stolen, and a 16 year old male has been referred to Youth Aid for the burglary. Local Police are making...

Police Patch – 16 May 2017

Recently there was another fatal motor vehicle accident on the peninsula.  A male died as a result of a motorcycle accident.  I have worked at Waiuku for two and a half years, and I can recall six fatal accidents and a...



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