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Two valuable Gottfried Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland ram raid burglary - Stuff.co.nz

Police appeal for information on two Lindauer paintings stolen during a ram raid in Auckland in April. CORRECTION AND APOLOGY: A previous version of this story incorrectly said that Tame Iti stole Colin McCahon's Urewera mural from a Department of ...and more »

Three people involved in Lindauer heist - police - Radio New Zealand

Police believe three people were involved in the ram raid theft of two Gottfried Lindauer paintings over the weekend. The 'Chieftainess Ngatai-Raure' and 'Chief Ngatai-Raure' (inset) were stolen from the International Art Centre in Parnell. Photo: RNZ ...and more »

Million-dollar art heist at top Auckland gallery - New Zealand Herald

Two paintings worth around $1 million have been stolen in an early-morning art heist at a top Auckland gallery. Police confirmed thieves struck in a ram-raid attack on Parnell's International Art Centre between 3:30am-4am. Both paintings were done by ...and more »

Art criminologist warns stolen $1m Lindauer paintings could be used for ransom - New Zealand Herald

An expert in art crime believes the ram-raid robbers who stole two valuable Lindauer paintings could try and offer them for ransom. Estimated to be worth around $1million as a pair, the brazen art heist - unprecedented in New Zealand's history - took ...and more »

Thieves will struggle to fence art - expert - Radio New Zealand

Thieves who stole two Lindauer paintings in Auckland will struggle to onsell the famous portraits, an art crime expert says. The 'Chieftainess Ngatai-Raure' and 'Chief Ngatai-Raure' (inset) were stolen from the International Art Centre in Parnell ...and more »

'Secret mission' discussed before controversial paintings seized from Auckland gallery - Stuff.co.nz

Police appeal for information on two Lindauer paintings stolen during a ram raid in Auckland in April. CORRECTION AND APOLOGY: A previous version of this story incorrectly said that Tame Iti stole Colin McCahon's Urewera mural from a Department of ...and more »

'Difficult to sell': garden variety ram-raid nets million in precious Maori paintings - The Guardian

Chieftainess Ngatai–Raure and Chief Ngatai-Raure, the two Lindauer portraits stolen from an Auckland art gallery in a ram raid. Photograph: Handout. Two paintings of Maori leaders that are together worth nearly NZ$1m have been stolen in Auckland in a ...and more »

Rachel Smalley: Being a bit Kiwi about security has potentially lost us two very important artworks - New Zealand Herald

Rachel Smalley is a radio host for Newstalk ZB. Listen to her between 5am and 6am every weekday morning. @Rachel_Smalley. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook. Share on Twitter ...and more »

Ram-raid painting theft: Do you recognise these men? - Radio New Zealand

Police have released CCTV images of two men they say stole two valuable Gottfried Lindauer paintings at the weekend. Footage of Auckland art heist caught released. Info. Shopping. Tap to unmute. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your ...and more »

Pania, Tuna and a McCahon: A short history of art heists in NZ - Radio New Zealand

Two Gottfried Lindauer paintings - worth almost a million dollars between them - were taken from an Auckland art gallery in a brazen ram raid early this morning. But they aren't the first high-profile artworks to be stolen in New Zealand. RNZ News ...and more »