Major events

Auckland CBD - Serious Incident

Police are responding to a serious incident in Auckland CBD. ... More

Cyclone Gabrielle

Flooding sign in Whangarei

On 14 February 2023, the New Zealand Government declared a National State of Emergency, to assist in the response to Cyclone Gabrielle. The lead agency is the National Emergency Management Agency (NEM ... More

Constable Matthew Hunt funeral service

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Constable Matthew Hunt funeral service ... More

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

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At 11.59pm on Wednesday 25 March 2020, New Zealand moved to COVID-19 Alert Level 4. ... More

New Lynn Incident (Operation Rally)

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On Friday 03 September 2021 an individual entered the Countdown Supermarket at LynnMall, Waitematā, and attacked seven shoppers with a knife. ... More

Previous major events

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View archived information about past major events, emergencies and disasters that New Zealand Police have responded to. ... More