There are 22 police stations in our district. Six of these are sole-charge stations. Sole-charge officers can be responsible for a large area.
The Murchison officer's patch, for example, extends in a 100 km radius from the town.
Tasman District news
See the latest news from Tasman District.
For all media enquiries please contact: Police Media Team
Human Resources Manager
Detective Inspector Paul Borrell
Road Policing Manager
Inspector Iain McKenzie
Commanders and headquarters
District Commander: Superintendent Karyn Malthus
District Headquarters: Monro State Building, Bridge Street, Nelson
Area commanders and headquarters
Nelson Bays area
Commander: Inspector Mathew Arnold-Kelly
Headquarters: Nelson Central Police Station
P (03) 546 3840
West Coast area
Commander: Inspector John Canning
Headquarters: Greymouth Police Station
P (03) 768 1600
Commander: Inspector Simon Feltham
Headquarters: Blenheim Police Station
P (03) 578 5279