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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 and Safety

Find out about New Zealand firearms licences (sometimes called gun licences), endorsements and import permits for residents, visitors, collectors and dealers, and the Arms Code ... 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

Request 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 1993 depending on the kind of information you are requesting. ... More