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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Tasman Police District

View larger map of Tasman police district in pop up box.The Tasman Police District covers 70,000 km2 of territory, encompassing the northern and most of the western portion of the South Island.

For district staffing figures please refer to the Annual Report which can be found on the Publications and Statistics page.

Tasman District news

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Commanders and headquarters

District Commander: Superintendent Mike Johnson
District Headquarters: Monro State Building, Bridge Street, Nelson

Area commanders and headquarters

Nelson Bays Area

Commander: Detective Inspector Paul Borrell
Headquarters: Nelson Central Police Station
P (03) 546 3840

West Coast Area

Commander: Inspector Jacqui Corner
Headquarters: Greymouth Police Station
P (03) 768 1600

Marlborough Area

Commander: Inspector Simon Feltham
Headquarters: Blenheim Police Station
P (03) 578 5279