State of emergency important notice

State of National Emergency

Police service update

At 11.59pm on Wednesday 25 March 2020, New Zealand moved to COVID-19 Alert Level 4.

This means New Zealanders not working in essential services must stay at home and stop all interactions with others outside of their household.

During this time Police will continue to provide essential policing services.

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Commissions of Inquiry

New Zealand Police is regularly called upon to provide advice, input, or responses to government-ordered Commissions of Inquiry; some of which are given added status by being established as Royal Commissions.

Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions

As announced by the Prime Minister in early 2018, a Royal Commission has been established under the Inquiries Act to identify, examine and report on the abuse of children, young persons and vulnerable adults while in State care, or in the care of faith-based institutions. … More

Commission of Inquiry into Police Conduct

This page introduces the 2007 Police Commission of Inquiry. It contains links to internal and external reports that document Police work towards fulfillment of the recommendations. … More