Pilot dies in plane crash near southeast end of the Pukaki spillway, east of Twizel

Pilot dies in plane crash near southeast end of the Pukaki spillway, east of Twizel

Emergency services were at the scene of a light aircraft crash on rural land between Twizel and Tekapo. Police were alerted to an aircraft that was overdue at around 4:23 pm. “Shortly after 5 pm, the plane was reported crashed near the southeast end of the Pukaki spillway, east of...

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Bettina: ‘There is no law to protect our waterways’ from 1080 Poison Drops

Bettina: ‘There is no law to protect our waterways’ from 1080 Poison Drops

This article was in connection with the main article posted here. Speaker Bettina attending the event, wants everyone to know that they have the right to clean and safe food & water. She feels that dropping 1080 across the Tararua Ranges would breach that right because the water supply comes...

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Four people charged for leaving a managed isolation facility in Hamilton

Four people charged for leaving a managed isolation facility in Hamilton

Police can confirm a 37-year-old woman, together with three youths aged 18, 17 and 16, have been jointly charged with intentionally failing to comply with an order made under section 11 of the Covid-19 Public Health Response Act 2020 by leaving a managed isolation facility. A 12-year-old who also left...

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Police charge people who escaped from Hamilton facility

Police charge people who escaped from Hamilton facility

Four of the five people who escaped from the Managed Isolation Facility at the Distinction Hotel in Hamilton last night have been charged with breaching the Health Act notice. A 37-year-old year woman and three young people were detained in Hamilton at about 7.50pm last night. The fifth person, a...

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