The property also had gang regalia displayed and an illegal shotgun.
It's the latest incident in a wave of festive theft in Wellington.
Scott Watson was jailed in 1999 for the murders of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart.
Sticks, garden tools and bats were used in a massive brawl in Papamoa on Sunday night.
Police were called to the scene after multiple reports of disorder.
A driver who failed to stop for police in Hamilton dropped his child off mid-chase but has now been caught and charged.
They don't believe he's a risk to the public however.
The convicted former Shortland Street star will have to wait until January to discover his sentence.
Employee thefts are also on the rise, new research has found.
A strange quirk in NZ law may be behind the non-prosecution.
A middle-aged couple have been confronted by a man wielding a crowbar in their Tokoroa home in an early morning break in.
A man is in a serious but stable condition in Dunedin Hospital after being stabbed in Mosgiel.
The 52-year-old was attacked during an argument with strangers in Otahuhu.
Four young people were attacked, two of them ending up in hospital.
Police say they were called at around 9am Saturday morning to the scene on Moorhouse Ave.
A Hamilton bus driver has been punched in the head several times.
A disqualified driver has fled a police checkpoint in Wellington, hitting an officer in the process.