Advice & Services

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

View categories of frequently asked questions and get answers to some of the most common queries. ... More

Personal and community safety

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Get some advice on the safety of yourself, your family and property and visitors to New Zealand. Discover the range of education programmes offered by the Police School Community Services ... More

Advice for victims

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Find out about Police Safety Orders, the Victim Notification Register and what support is available for victims of crime ... More

Infringement Services

Understanding my infringement notice, infringement process, how to pay, traffic infringement history request, lost notice, request safety camera photo, transfer liability ... More

Driving and road safety

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Find out about reporting bad driving, legislation including speed limits and road safety cameras, how to stay safe in your vehicle and the Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit (CVIU) ... More

Family violence

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Find out how to get help for family violence (domestic violence) and learn about Protection Orders and Police Safety Orders. ... More

Sexual assault and consent

Sexual assault

Find out what constitutes a sexual assault and what constitutes consent ... More

Firearms & Safety (FSA)

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  Firearms & Safety has moved to     Te Tari Pūreke Te Tari Pūreke | Firearms Safety Authority is responsib ... More

Drugs and alcohol

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Learn about laws and penalties relating to drugs and alcohol, and how to get help for drugs and alcohol problems. Find out about drugs such as methamphetamine and cannabis, liquor licensing, hosting p ... More

Accessing information

You can request information that Police holds about you, or a third party, or Police as an agency. This information will be processed under the Official Information Act 1982 or the Privacy Act depending on the kind of information you are requesting. ... More

Businesses and organisations

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Information for companies and other organisations about the Police vetting check service, reporting suspicious financial transactions to the FIU, handling suspicious mail and bomb threats, and their o ... More

Cybercrime and the Internet

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An introduction to cybercrime and internet basics. It includes some guidelines to keeping yourself safe online and where to get help when things don’t go to plan. Recognise scam types, protect your ... More

Protecting crowded places from attack

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New Zealanders value the ability to congregate, socialise and connect alongside others. ... More


Find out about New Zealand’s Counter-Terrorism obligations under the United Nations Security Council resolutions that assist member states in suppressing terrorism. ... More

Information for Suppliers

No vaccination requirements for suppliers entering Police sites [Update 30 March 2022] In January 2022, Police introduced a vaccination policy requiring suppliers entering our sites to be vaccin ... More

Missing Persons

Missing persons listings and how to report a person missing or report a sighting, as well as advice for missing persons and their friends and family. ... More

Australian Subpoenas

Section 30 of the Australian Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 (“the TTPA (Aus)”) provides for the service of a subpoena on a person in New Zealand and sections 29 to 39 set out the details for ho ... More