Reporting cybercrime in New Zealand

Report cyber crime to The Orb website

The Orb ( has been developed by NetSafe to offer all New Zealanders a simple and secure way to report their concerns about online incidents.

What can I report to The Orb?

  • scams and frauds
  • spam messages
  • objectionable material and offending against children
  • privacy breaches
  • problems whilst shopping online
  • attacks on computer systems

Get help from our national partners

We are working with partner agencies to direct your reports through to the organisation best able to investigate or advise you on various types of online incidents. Our partners currently include:

  • Commerce Commission
  • Department of Internal Affairs
  • Ministry of Consumer Affairs
  • National Cyber Security Centre
  • New Zealand Customs Service
  • NZ Police and OCEANZ
  • Privacy Commissioner

Read more about NetSafe’s Orb website.