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Report a crime that's not an emergency

Use 105 to report crimes to Police that are not urgent and do not need Emergency Services.

When and how to contact 105

If you want to report a crime, call 105 if:

  • no one’s injured or in danger
  • there’s no serious risk to people or property
  • the crime is not still happening.

If you cannot get through to 105 on your landline or mobile, you can report online at or call 0800 105 105.

Examples of when to use 105

Use, either calling them or filling in the online form, to report non-emergency situations, such as:

  • a stolen car or bike
  • a lost wallet or phone
  • suspected shoplifting
  • a suspected scam or drug dealing
  • your house has been burgled, and the burglars are no longer on the property.

You can also use this service to:

  • add information to an existing Police report
  • contact your local Police station.

Report crime anonymously

Crimestoppers is an independent charity that helps New Zealanders prevent crime. It is an anonymous, independent and simple way to pass on information.

0800 555 111

Crimestoppers New Zealand

Report road incidents

Dial *555 from a mobile phone to report road incidents which are urgent but not life-threatening.

For example, non-injury crashes, traffic congestion, breakdowns and obstructions on the motorway.

Always call 111 in an emergency.

Poor or unsafe driving

Report unsafe or risky driving behaviour, where you do not wish the offender to be prosecuted. Complete an online Community Roadwatch form.

Internet crimes and problems

Report online crimes like scams and frauds, spam messages, objectionable material, privacy breaches or problems shopping online.

Report to Netsafe

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