Latest Whakatane News

Know Risks When Crossing Sand Bars
Firearms and knuckle duster seized as Police monitor gang procession
Arrests made and weapons located in Ōpōtiki and Whakatane
Man arrested after reports of vehicle doing burnouts, Whakatane
Homicide Investigation, Ōpōtiki
Fatal crash name release, Ruatahana Road, Minginui
Young Māori scientist University of Canterbury champion
Arrests following burglaries and vehicle thefts, Taupo
Appeal after aggravated robbery, Whakatane
Two intoxicated drivers charged in Eastern Bay of Plenty over weekend
Significant guilty pleas in Whakaari case
Arrest Made – Rotorua theft
Homicide investigation launched, Whakatane
Arrests made over firearm discharged at Police
Arrest made over Anzac Day burglaries, Whakatane
UPDATE: Missing hunters located safe and well
Seal sightings citizen science project extended
NZ police continue to appeal for sightings of Lofty
Kororā/Blue penguin casualties likely to continue
Arrest made in Gisborne after robberies
Two men arrested and charged over significant offending across Waikato and Bay of Plenty
Local government processes improved for 2025
NZ police recruitment community event in Whakatane follows Puhikura launch
UPDATE: Two arrested in Whakatane homicide investigation
Drugs and assets seized in Opotiki search warrant
NZ police release name over Whakatane homicide
Homicide investigation launched after Whakatane assault
Arrest made after Edgecumbe assault
Drunk driver stopped in Eastern Bay of Plenty
UPDATE: Serious Crash, SH 30, Whakatane
UPDATE: Search for overdue fisherman, Tōrere 22 April
Roadside rescue pays off for kiwi chick
Update on search for overdue Torere fisherman
50 projects fast-tracked under Govt scheme
NZ police search for overdue Torere fisherman continues
Crime spree brought to halt
Bay of Plenty Police arrest two for drug offences
Traffic light levels announced
Public help sought over aggravated robbery in Whakatane
New Centre for Child to be established in Tā Wira Gardiner’s name
Bay of Plenty Police seize drugs and firearms
UPDATE: Homicide investigation in Kawerau
Paws and applause as new Police dog teams graduate
NZ police make arrest in Whakatane homicide investigation
UPDATE: Whakatane death being treated as homicide
Shorebirds start nesting in Eastern Bay of Plenty
Two people before courts over fatal June crash
Shane Jones accuses Air New Zealand board of delaying raising funds