RadioLIVE | NZ Tech Company Promises Leap Forward in Crime Prevention

Chief Crimefighter Phil Thomson stopped by the RadioLIVE studios for an hour-long chat about Auror, crime prevention, and how we’re making communities safer across Australia and New Zealand.

— RadioLIVE, 12 January 2017


Stolen meat a hot commodity for synthetic drug users

—, 14 September 2017

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Reality Check: Auror’s Phil Thomson

— Idealog, 5 September 2017

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Four people arrested in connection with Christchurch shoplifting, robbery, firearms, drugs charges

— New Zealand Herald, 11 August 2017

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What supermarkets thieves target and how they’re being stopped

— New Zealand Herald, 13 July 2017

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Crime groups stealing supermarket meat to sell on black market

—, 12 July 2017

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Meat being stolen to order by gangs for sale on black market

— Checkpoint, 12 July 2017


Wish we’d thought of that: Awesome young innovators

— Idealog, 9 June 2017


Shoplifting caused by organised crime groups costs $1.2 billion

—, 26 April 2017


Snowball Effect, Vend and Auror among finalists of 2017 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards

— Idealog, 30 March 2017


Retail crime’s taking its toll at a cost of $1 billion a year

— Newstalk ZB, 30 March 2017

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Shoplifters should be slapped with instant infringement fines, Retail NZ says

— Sunday Star-Times, 19 March 2017

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Idealog SaaStr

San Fran-SaaS-co: Lessons from the SaaStr Annual Conference

— Idealog, 1 March 2017

local government magazine

Shaping the future: Leading the change

— Local Government Magazine, 13 February 2016

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Callaghan Innovation: The Best Businesses You’ve Never Heard Of

—, 31 December 2016

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Big Read: Big Money Learns New Tricks

— New Zealand Herald, 2 December 2016


The platform helping shops and cops stop shoplifters

—, Friday 18 November 2016

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NZ Startup Deploys Drive-Off Prevention Technology in Australia

— Convenience & Impulse Retailing, 8 September 2016

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7 News | New Technology To Stop Fuel Thieves

— 7 News Australia, 7 September 2016


Auror expands to Australia, sets sights on taking a bite out of global crime

— Idealog, Tuesday, 23 August 2016

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New Zealand crime-fighting startup Auror looks to reduce theft in local businesses

— Startup Daily, Monday 29 August 2016

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Kiwi crime fighting startup takes out international competition

— bizEDGE, Wednesday 24 August 2016

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Fraud crackdown gets software upgrade

— Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday 23 July 2016

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How Much Weed Can You Get for a Pound of Stolen Bacon?

— Extra Crispy, Friday 10 June 2016

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Meat is NZ’s highest targeted item for theft

— Newstalk ZB, Wednesday 11 May 2016


Nearly $10,000 of meat looted from Auckland supermarkets in April

—, Tuesday 10 May 2016

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Hamilton News

New technology could see fuel thefts stubbed out

— Hamilton News/ New Zealand Herald, Thursday, 11 February, 2016

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Science & Tech: Big data on crime

— New Zealand Herald , Saturday January 30, 2016

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Police, Auror partner on crime prevention software

– New Zealand Herald on Thursday, 14 January 2016

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NZ Police uses Auror software to fight crime

– CIO on Thursday, 14 January 2016

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New technology helps police and retailers catch shoplifters

– One News on Sunday, 29 November 2015

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And the winners of the 2015 Innovators Awards are…

– Idealog,  Thursday 

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Crime prevention software start-up Auror gains big-name investors

– NBR on Monday, September 14 2015

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High-Tech Blitz on $2m-a-Day Shoplifters

—, Sunday 9 March 2014

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