Can I be a cop?

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Newcops career updates

We are currently accepting applications in certain areas.

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Where do we need cops?

Ki hea hiahiatia ai he Pirihimana?

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Where do we need cops?

Protecting and serving your community as a Police Officer is an amazing career choice!

We are now accepting applications for most NZ Police Districts. Please note some areas are only open for applications to a specific location.

If an area you want to apply for is not open, continue with your fitness and learning journey and rest assured the opportunity to join New Zealand Police will be there soon.

We are seeking applications from those who already meet our fitness standards and are ready to hit the ground running in District.

Police Districts

DistrictApplications
NorthlandOpen
WaitematāOpen
Auckland CityOpen
Counties ManukauOpen
WaikatoOpen
Bay of PlentyOpen
EasternOpen
CentralOpen
WellingtonOpen
TasmanOpen
CanterburyClosed
SouthernOpen
  Open
  Opening soon
  Closed

Canterbury Southern Tasman Wellington Central Eastern Waikato Counties Manukau Waitematā Northland Bay of Plenty Auckland City