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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Eastern Police District

View larger map of Eastern police district in pop up box.The Eastern Police District extends from near the tip of East Cape through to southern Hawkes Bay.

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Commanders and headquarters

District Commander: Superintendent Tania Kura
District Headquarters: c/-Napier Police Station, 77 Station Street, Napier. PO Box 245, Napier 4140

Area commanders and headquarters

Hawkes Bay area

Commander: Inspector Jeanette Park (acting)
Headquarters: Hastings Central Police Station
P (06) 831 0700

Tairawhiti Area

Commander: Inspector Sam Aberahama
Headquarters: Gisborne Central Police Station
P (06) 831 0700