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Workplace Incident On The West Coast, South Island

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 4:47 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious workplace incident on Upper Buller Gorge Road, where a woman was reported to have been electrocuted. Police were called about 1.15pm. The woman has since died at the scene. The matter will be referred ... More >>

Update On Police Dog Injured In Tangowahine Incident

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 4:24 pm | New Zealand Police

The Police dog injured in a serious incident near Tangowahine on Tuesday remains in a stable condition. The man who was airlifted to Auckland City Hospital also remains in a stable condition. Police would like to acknowledge the Dargaville vet clinic, ... More >>

Hamilton Search Warrants Target Waikato Mongrel Mob

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 4:17 pm | New Zealand Police

Waikato District Manager: Criminal Investigations, Detective Inspector Graham Pitkethley: Search warrants executed in Hamilton today have resulted in the seizure of firearms and drugs, and the arrest of two patched Mongrel Mob members. The Waikato Organised ... More >>

Serious Crash, SH29, Near Matamata - Waikato

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious two-car crash on SH29, near Matamata, between Glenrowan and Hopkins Roads. Police were called about 2.55pm. Initial indications are one person may have been seriously injured. The road is closed and diversions ... More >>

Wellsford Homicide - Police Locate Wanted Persons

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 12:48 pm | New Zealand Police

Detective Inspector Scott Beard: Police can advise that a man and woman who were both sought in connection to the murder of Zane Smith in Wellsford last Saturday have been located this morning. The woman, aged 21, handed herself in to Police at ... More >>

Winton-Lorneville Highway Reopens Following Truck Crash - Southern

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 12:27 pm | New Zealand Police

Winton-Lorneville Highway has reopened following a crash early this morning. Police thank motorists for their patience and cooperation while the road was closed. More >>

Further Arrest Made In Ōtara Shootings Investigation

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 10:53 am | New Zealand Police

The Counties Manukau CIB team investigating the recent spate of shootings in Ōtara have arrested a person of interest to the inquiry yesterday afternoon. Police took a male into custody in Auckland City after three firearms, ammunition and a quantity ... More >>

Police Acknowledge IPCA Report Into Officer's Evidence In Court

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 10:18 am | New Zealand Police

Police acknowledge the findings of the IPCA report into an officer giving evidence in Court in defence of his brother. At this stage, our criminal and employment investigations have not yet been completed. Therefore it would be inappropriate for Police to comment ... More >>

Road Open Following Serious Crash, Tauranga - Bay Of Plenty

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 8:57 am | New Zealand Police

SH 29A at Poike, Tauranga, has re-opened following the serious crash that occurred around 6:40am this morning. Three people were reported to have sustained moderate to serious injuries. The circumstances of the crash are now under investigation. ... More >>

Serious Crash, SH 29A, Tauranga - Bay Of Plenty

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 8:27 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are attending a serious crash in Poike, Tauranga. Police received a report of the two-vehicle crash on SH 29A around 6:40am. Three people are reported to have sustained moderate to serious injuries. The Serious Crash Unit are in attendance. ... More >>

Serious Crash - SH 57, Linton - Central

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 8:26 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a crash on State Highway 57 near Linton. The crash, involving a truck and two cars, occurred at 7.50am. One person is reported to have suffered serious injuries. Traffic management is being put in place and motorists ... More >>

Winton-Lorneville Highway Closed Following Crash - Southern

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 8:26 am | New Zealand Police

Winton-Lorneville Highway is closed this morning, after a truck carrying bitumen crashed. The single vehicle crash occurred at 6am. Fortunately the driver was not injured, however bitumen has spilled from the truck. Winton-Lorneville Highway is ... More >>

Road Blocked Following Truck Crash - Ngarua - Waikato

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 6:33 am | New Zealand Police

SH 27 is currently blocked near Ngarua following a truck crash this morning. The single vehicle crash occurred around 5am. Emergency services are in attendance however there is no confirmed information about injuries at this time. The road is expected ... More >>

Operation Cincinnati: 12 More People Arrested

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have arrested 12 people, including senior leaders of the Comancheros and Rebels gangs, as part of an operation targeting the importation, manufacture and supply of methamphetamine, MDMA and other drugs. Today, Police and New Zealand Customs ... More >>

Wellsford Homicide: Police Seeking Desmond Bourne And Serene Tilsley

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 2:47 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have been making enquiries across the Auckland region in the search for Desmond Lawrence Bourne, who is wanted for murder in relation to a fatal shooting in Wellsford on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Zane Smith, a 37-year-old man from ... More >>

Ahipara - Far North - Northland

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are in attendance at a serious single-vehicle crash in the Far North. The incident was reported shortly after 1pm on the Kaitaia-Awaroa Rd in Ahipara. One of the occupants in the vehicle has sadly died and two others have serious injuries. ... More >>

Update On Tangowahine Incident:

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 12:42 pm | New Zealand Police

Superintendent Tony Hill, Northland District Commander: Police are continuing with its investigations into a serious incident near Tangowahine yesterday morning. The man airlifted to Auckland City Hospital yesterday remains in a stable condition. ... More >>

Further Appeal For Witnesses To Omahu Fatal Crash

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 10:22 am | New Zealand Police

Detective Paul Buckley: Police investigating a fatal crash in Omahu, Hawke’s Bay, continue to appeal for possible witnesses. The crash, involving a car and a pedestrian, occurred on Taihape Road near the intersection with SH 50 (Korokipo) Road and Swamp ... More >>

Witnesses Sought To Fatal Crash, Ōpōtiki

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 8:22 am | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking witnesses to a fatal motorcycle crash in Ōpōtiki on Friday 20 November. David Jonathan (Hapai) Kanuta, aged 49, died as a result of the crash on Bridge Street, near the Waioeka Bridge, just before 6.30pm. It was the end of ... More >>

Fatalities Confirm - Takapau Crash

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 6:16 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm three people have died following the earlier crash between a truck and a car on SH 2 (just north of Snee Road), Takapau. The three people who died were in the car. The truck driver was airlifted to Hawke's Bay Hospital. The ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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