Police release names of four killed following fatal Ashburton crash

Police release names of four killed following fatal Ashburton crash

Police have released the names of four people that were killed in a fatal crash in Ashburton on June 4. The crash happened on Cochrane Road near Wakanui Road, involving a truck and van. Three died at the scene, while one subsequently died at Ashburton Hospital. They were 66-year-old Sheryll...

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Missing 14-year-old Gypsy from Christchurch reportedly found

Missing 14-year-old Gypsy from Christchurch reportedly found

Police sought help from the public to find 14-year-old Gypsy who was reported as missing from her home in Christchurch on June 10. She was last reported being seen at McDonalds on Riccarton Road between 2am and 3am in the morning with three others. Enquiries were been made and continued...

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Truck and Van crash leads to fatalities and injuries in Ashburton, Canterbury

Truck and Van crash leads to fatalities and injuries in Ashburton, Canterbury

Police say emergency services responded to a serious crash in Ashburton, Canterbury, on Friday. The crash involved a crash between a Truck and Van carrying multiple passengers at around 9.30am this morning, The incident occurred on Cochrane Road near Wakanui Road. Media were advised to attend a media standup with...

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‘Moderate’ Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake abruptly strikes Christchurch

‘Moderate’ Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake abruptly strikes Christchurch

GeoNet reports that a magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook the majority of Christchurch and surrounding areas during the afternoon of Wednesday at 1.49pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 7 km and struck about 5 km south-west of the city. Thousands of residents reported feeling it as being a ‘moderate’...

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Thousands report feeling Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

Thousands report feeling Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

GeoNet reports that a magnitude 4.2 earthquake shook north-east of Christchurch and surrounding areas in the South Island during the evening of Monday at 9.47pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 9 km and struck about 20 km north-east of the city out at sea. Many thousands reported feeling...

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Christchurch Man arrested after making threats to National MP Simeon Brown

Christchurch Man arrested after making threats to National MP Simeon Brown

Police have arrested a man in relation to recent threats made to a Member of Parliament. The member is National MP Simeon Brown, who had received the threats made against him. A complaint was made to Police on Tuesday night about the menaces. A 22-year-old man was arrested without incident...

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Family say missing 13-year-old Oliver from Christchurch has been located

Family say missing 13-year-old Oliver from Christchurch has been located

The family of 13-year-old Oliver James Ronald Bennet-Roberts were concerned about his whereabouts after being reported missing on Sunday. Oliver had been reported as missing after the family heard he was on a cruise with older people from Christchurch going to Ashburton. He was likely to have been heading to...

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Christchurch Police arrest Woman who allegedly robbed four Retail Premises

Christchurch Police arrest Woman who allegedly robbed four Retail Premises

According to reports, Christchurch Police have arrested a 19-year-old woman this afternoon after she was allegedly believed to be responsible for four retail premises robberies in Christchurch. No injuries were reported, but items such as money and tobacco were allegedly stolen. Charges are still yet to be considered as the...

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Person dies after multiple-vehicle crash on Christchurch Motorway

Person dies after multiple-vehicle crash on Christchurch Motorway

Emergency services responded to a serious multiple-vehicle crash in Christchurch today. The crash happened just after 12.20pm on the Northern Motorway in Belfast. According to early reports, one person was in critical condition. During the afternoon a statement was released which said one person was confirmed to have died. No...

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Missing 12-year-old Korbin from Kaiapoi located safe and well

Missing 12-year-old Korbin from Kaiapoi located safe and well

Canterbury Police sought the public to help to locate 12-year-old Korbin on Sunday. thisquality contacted the mother of Korbin on Monday evening. She’d confirmed he was located safe and well. “Yes, he is safe now. It was out of character for him,” she said to thisquality. Police picked him up...

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