One person dies following serious crash between Truck and Motorcycle in Bay of Plenty

One person dies following serious crash between Truck and Motorcycle in Bay of Plenty

Emergency services responded to a serious crash report on Tuesday morning near Nukukou in the Bay of Plenty. The crash occurred south of Wainui Rd on State Highway 2 between a truck and motorcycle at around 9.35am. Police released a statement in the afternoon confirming one person has sadly died...

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Car crashes into tree in fatal crash at McLaren Falls Park in Bay of Plenty, killing sole occupant

Car crashes into tree in fatal crash at McLaren Falls Park in Bay of Plenty, killing sole occupant

Police report a single-vehicle was involved in a fatal crash at McLaren Falls Park in the Bay of Plenty, Monday morning. It is understood that the car involved crashed into a tree shortly before reports were received at around 7.50am, a statement from Police says. Unfortunately, the sole occupant died at...

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Ute rolls over in serious crash south of Hastings

Ute rolls over in serious crash south of Hastings

JUST IN: A ute rolled over, prompting an emergency service response south of Hastings Monday evening. The ute rolled on Middle Road near Poukawa shortly before 5.10pm. Any sustained injuries from the crash have not yet been reported. As a result, the road was closed and traffic management was used. Diversions...

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One person dead following fatal single-vehicle crash in Rotorua

One person dead following fatal single-vehicle crash in Rotorua

A person has died following a single-vehicle crash in Rotorua on Saturday. The vehicle crashed into a streetlight on Te Ngae Road shortly after 11pm. One occupant inside the vehicle sustained critical injuries and was taken to hospital. They have since died. Three others in the vehicle sustained moderate to...

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Chemical spill closes down State Highway 29 in Kaimai Ranges

Chemical spill closes down State Highway 29 in Kaimai Ranges

Tuesday morning, Police responded to calls of a chemical spill of an unknown substance on State Highway 29 in the Lower Kaimai Ranges. Emergency services were notified and responded to the spillage at around 6.15am between Rapurapu Kauri Track and Kaimai Mamaku Lookout. A number of containers containing the unknown...

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Man charged with murdering woman at Kawerau address in Bay of Plenty

Man charged with murdering woman at Kawerau address in Bay of Plenty

Police say they have arrested a 20-year-old Kawerau man in the Bay of Plenty today and charged him with murder. The man will be appearing at Whakatane District Court Monday morning. He was charged with murder and an unrelated assault. The victim was a woman found by emergency services who...

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Police launch homicide investigation in Kawerau after woman dies from critical injuries

Police launch homicide investigation in Kawerau after woman dies from critical injuries

Police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of a woman at an address on Hall Street in Kawerau, Bay of Plenty. Emergency services were called to the address at around 12.41pm and located a woman who'd sustained critical injuries. She sadly died shortly after. One individual is assisting...

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27-year-old woman charged with murder after child dies in Rotorua

27-year-old woman charged with murder after child dies in Rotorua

Yesterday a 27-year-old woman was charged with murder following the death of a child in Rotorua. Authorities were notified of a child's death at a Glenholme address just after 10.30am. The woman appeared before Rotorua District Court today. Further enquiries and a scene examination continue. No further information was provided...

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State Highway 29 crash in Bay of Plenty prompts road closure as emergency services respond

State Highway 29 crash in Bay of Plenty prompts road closure as emergency services respond

Reports indicate emergency services are responding to a crash on State Highway 29 in the Bay of Plenty. The crash involved a truck and trailer that occurred at around 11:33am near Omanawa between SH2 and Belk road. No injuries were reported. Motorists are asked to avoid the area; diversions are...

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Man charged after appearing in Tauranga District Court following video posted to YouTube inciting violence, death threats to Māori

Man charged after appearing in Tauranga District Court following video posted to YouTube inciting violence, death threats to Māori

A 44-year-old man who posted a video to YouTube that incited violence and death threats to Māori appeared in Tauranga District Court and was charged, Thursday. The individual said threatening words, incited death threats and violence — directed at Māori people, culture and heritage. It caused significant outrage from a...

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