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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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Operation Clover - Investigation Overview

Operation Clover - Investigation Overview

Date Published: 
October 2014

Police have completed a thorough multi-agency investigation, Operation Clover, into the activities of a group calling themselves “The Roast Busters”. The detailed 12 month enquiry focused on incidents involving allegations of sexual offending against a number of girls in the Waitemata Police district and wider Auckland area.

This is the redacted Investigation Overview report which summarises the investigation. Police has taken the rare step of releasing the report to provide transparency and assist the public in understanding the complexities involved, plus the steps taken by the Operation Clover team.