Heavy Swells expected for Gisborne Coastline

Heavy Swells expected for Gisborne Coastline

MetService issued a forecast warning for the Gisborne Coast as heavy swells set to begin. Southwest swells are predicted between 3-3.5m with a period of 13s between Tuaheni Point and Tolaga Bay. They will ease below warning later in the afternoon, Sunday. Easterly swells will rise to 3.5-4m with a...

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Three new Cases of Covid-19 reported in Managed Isolation, Ministry of Health reports

Three new Cases of Covid-19 reported in Managed Isolation, Ministry of Health reports

Three new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in managed isolation. None have been reported in the community. The total number of active Covid-19 cases is 34. The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases are now at 2,411. They are the numbers that the Ministry of Health reports to...

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Missing 72-year-old Man in Whangārei area located in bush dead

Missing 72-year-old Man in Whangārei area located in bush dead

Police have been searching for missing 72-year-old Brian Bench and asked anyone in the Whangārei area who had CCTV or dash-cams in their vehicles to review footage from 8pm Wednesday night to 8am Thursday morning. Brian was reported as missing since Wednesday night. He was last known to be located...

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Serious crash in Karangahake Gorge closes State Highway 2, Waikato

Serious crash in Karangahake Gorge closes State Highway 2, Waikato

Emergency services responded to a serious crash on State Highway 2 in the Karangahake Gorge, Waikato, Sunday afternoon. A vehicle reportedly collided with a pedestrian and car at around 12.30pm. One person sustained serious injuries from the crash. State Highway 2 was closed between Paeroa and Waihi. Motorists were asked...

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