Police arrest man following two-vehicle crash in New Plymouth

Police arrest man following two-vehicle crash in New Plymouth

Police have arrested a man for drug and driving-related offences following a two-vehicle crash in New Plymouth on Sunday, September 27. The crash involving the two-vehicles was at the intersection of Courtenay Street and Eliot Street and happened at around 6.15 pm on Sunday. One of the vehicles fled the...

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Serious Fraud Office charges two defendants from New Zealand First Foundation

Serious Fraud Office charges two defendants from New Zealand First Foundation

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged two defendants from the New Zealand First Foundation donations scandal. Charges were of ‘obtaining by deception’ were put forward to the two who have name suppression. The two defendants cannot be named or identified at this current time. Neither of the two defendants...

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ASB Showgrounds and many other venues to turn all lights red on evening of September 30

ASB Showgrounds and many other venues to turn all lights red on evening of September 30

ASB Showgrounds is New Zealand’s largest events and exhibition centre. After six months of absolutely no events at the ASB Showgrounds, they’ve seemed to sustain a multi-million-dollar loss. On September 30th, during the evening, venues all over the world will accordingly light up with red colours in support of the...

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Police arrest eight people in Bay of Plenty, drugs seized and other items

Police arrest eight people in Bay of Plenty, drugs seized and other items

Police have arrested eight people over drug-related charges after a number of search warrants were executed in Rotorua, Tauranga and Paeroa.  The two-month investigation by Police’s National Organised Crime Group (NOCG) inquired more into significant drug-dealing network operations in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions. “This investigation initially arose...

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Highway blocked after Logging Truck rolls over, Taranaki

Highway blocked after Logging Truck rolls over, Taranaki

Police have said to media that a logging truck has rolled over just before 2 pm today between Waitara and Urenui. The logging truck rolled over ten minutes north of Urenui. There are no injuries to report. Both lanes north and southbound have been blocked and there are no diversions....

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Do not refuse or ignore a Contact Tracer call, here is why

Do not refuse or ignore a Contact Tracer call, here is why

When visiting the Ministry of Health to film the daily press conferences for COVID-19, the press was invited to watch a Contact Tracing presentation and how it all works. When asked afterwards about a followup on numbers of people who refuse or ignore phone calls from the Ministry of Health Contact...

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