Crime

Police Patch – 02 October 2018

A recent hot commodity for the thieves amongst us is vehicle registration plates. They are being stolen mainly to do petrol drive offs, I suggest due to the rising price of petrol.  They are also used to put onto the criminal’s cars when they go out to get up to no good doing robberies, burglaries and other such activities. So just […]

Police Patch— 11 September 2018

In the last couple of weekends, staff have had to deal with people who have had too much booze on board. Usually most people have a reason to have a few drinks, watching the rugby, celebrating a special event or catching up with friends, but all too often it just seems that alcohol is the occasion and people just get […]

Statement from The Post Newspaper

The Post Newspaper experienced a devastating burglary on Friday 7 September 2018. Unfortunately this means that we are unable to publish a paper for Tuesday 11 September. This is the first time in 26 years that we have been unable to publish due to circumstances beyond our control. We have attempted to contact all of our clients to advise them […]

Found property August 2018

Pukekohe Police are holding the following items: 1 x Silver necklace found in Ward Street Pukekohe 1 x Silver bracelet found on Nelson street Pukekohe 1 x Gold bracelet found at Pukekohe 1 x Gold Bangle found in Pukekohe A tradesmans tool belt A yellow and black rugby bag and contents 1 set of Weight Lifting equipment Property belonging to […]

Man shot in Pukekohe

At approximately 9.40am on Tuesday 28 August, Police were called to an address in Pukekohe after a man was shot. A Police spokesperson said the victim received minor to moderate injuries and was taken to Middlemore Hospital in a stable condition. “Police have then tracked the vehicle allegedly used in the shooting to another address in Pukekohe,” the Police spokesperson […]

Awareness raised at Meth Workshop

How to deal with the terrible impact of P on communities was the theme of a meth awareness workshop in Pukekohe on Wednesday 22 August 2018. Former P cook and now a drug and alcohol educator Peter Thorburn was the keynote speaker at the workshop which also included other specialists in addiction services. About 100 people turned out for the event […]

Police investigating aggravated robbery

Police are investigating an aggravated robbery incident at an alcohol store in Waiuku on Tuesday 21 August, around 8.15pm. Three offenders entered the store and assaulted a staff member before fleeing with cigarettes and cash, a Police spokesperson said. Police have recovered a stolen vehicle believed to be involved in the incident and have made follow up enquiries including a scene examination. Anyone with information […]

Police Patch— 21 August 2018

Just a reminder about reporting things to police in a timely manner. If you come home or you’re at home and you find someone on your property that obviously shouldn’t be there you need to ring the Police immediately on 111. The same applies if you are out and about and see someone doing something that is obviously against the law […]

Off duty officer awarded

An Auckland police officer who lives in Pukekohe was off-duty at the time of a shoplifting incident which resulted in him gaining a District Commander’s Certificate of Commendation. The Counties Manukau Awards ceremony was held earlier this month in Papatoetoe. “It was a real honour to be there with other police officers and members of the public,” Constable Cyrus said. “What struck me […]


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