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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Police confirm missing 3-year-old Axle from Tolaga Bay has been found

Police confirm missing 3-year-old Axle from Tolaga Bay has been found

Police have confirmed that missing 3-year-old Axle from Tolaga Bay reported yesterday afternoon has been found. He was located at around 10.45 am this morning and reunited with his family safe and well. Authorities thanked the public and everyone who offered their assistance to search for Axle. Over 100 search...

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3-year-old Axle reported missing from Tolaga Bay, concerns for his safety raised

3-year-old Axle reported missing from Tolaga Bay, concerns for his safety raised

Gisborne Police are asking for the public's help for sightings of 3-year-old Axle in the Tolaga Bay area. He was reported as missing this afternoon. The last piece of clothing Axle was wearing was a blue shirt with palm trees and blue pairs of gumboots with sharks on them. According...

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Search and Rescue initiated after Person goes missing from capsized Boat, Gisborne

Search and Rescue initiated after Person goes missing from capsized Boat, Gisborne

Police report that one person is reportedly missing after responding to a water rescue in Tikitiki, Gisborne. The incident was first reported at around 5 pm, that a boat had capsized south of the river mouth. At the time of the incident, two people were in the boat. One person...

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Man riding Moped dies after crashing into parked Truck, Gisborne

Man riding Moped dies after crashing into parked Truck, Gisborne

Police advised the media that a man died following a fatal crash in Gisborne overnight. The incident happened on Anzac Street. At around 10:15 pm, a moped scooter crashed into the rear end of a parked truck. A 35-year-old man was critically injured as a result of the crash and...

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12-year-old Caleb Takoko reported as missing, now located

12-year-old Caleb Takoko reported as missing, now located

Authorities asked for the public's help to find the whereabouts of 12-year-old Caleb Takoko from Gisborne after he was reported missing. He was not seen since leaving his home on Aberdeen Street at around 5 pm on March 5. A Police spokeswoman said Caleb was reunited with his family after...

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Police forfeit over $400k in a Methamphetamine dealing in Gisborne

Police forfeit over $400k in a Methamphetamine dealing in Gisborne

Police have forfeited over $470,000 following an investigation into methamphetamine dealings in Gisborne. Three were convicted in Gisborne District Court between November of 2019 and February of 2020. Their roles were involved in the sale and supply of methamphetamine in Gisborne. Police called the investigation part of Operation Pinyin. Lucky...

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Body located in search for missing 19-year-old Fletcher Wong

Body located in search for missing 19-year-old Fletcher Wong

This afternoon, LandSAR volunteers located the body of a young man in the Ormond area of Gisborne. The man was identified as 19-year-old Fletcher Wong who went missing at around 2 am on Tuesday at the Rhythm and Vines Festival in Waiohika Estate, Gisborne. Police thanked Rythm and Vines management...

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19-year-old Fletcher Wong goes missing from Rhythm and Vines Festival

19-year-old Fletcher Wong goes missing from Rhythm and Vines Festival

Police are appealing for the public's help in finding 19-year-old Fletcher Wong. Fletcher went missing from the Rhythm and Vines Festival in Waiohika Estate, Gisborne at around 2 am on Tuesday. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and shorts, exiting the festival site's admissions area. Police and rescue...

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Man found alive crashed in a steep bank after going missing on Christmas Day

Man found alive crashed in a steep bank after going missing on Christmas Day

Police have located a man that was reported missing on Christmas day. The man went missing between Papamoa and Gisborne on Friday. The 67-year-old, Gregg Shaw, was located on Sunday afternoon in his car at around 4 pm. He suffered some injuries but was conscious when found. He crashed down...

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