Police appeal for witnesses following fatal crash involving a car and motorcycle

Police appeal for witnesses following fatal crash involving a car and motorcycle

Police can confirm one person has died following a crash yesterday on Rangioutu Road, Manawatu. Police were notified at 6:25 am of the crash which involved a car and motorcycle. The cause of the crash is being investigated. Police are appealing for any witnesses the crash, anyone with information relating...

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1080 Poison: Trucks Are Preparing for Deliveries Across the Country

1080 Poison: Trucks Are Preparing for Deliveries Across the Country

OPINION: Another year goes by with 1080 being delivered across the country to start aerial operations during the most bizarre times, especially since Winter has just hit New Zealand. Trucks around the country owned by private companies not-willing to show their branding due to the controversy around 1080 poisoning in...

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Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake shakes 30 km north-west of Levin

Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake shakes 30 km north-west of Levin

Source: Geonet A Light 4.0 magnitude Earthquake shook Levin on Friday night at 12:16 AM. The earthquake was located 30 km north-west of Levin and had a depth of 31 km according to Geonet as of 12:21 AM. M4.2 quake causing light shaking near Levin https://t.co/JYiYHEmUta — GeoNet (@geonet) June...

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Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake shakes 700 km north-east of Gisborne

Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake shakes 700 km north-east of Gisborne

Source: GeoNet A weak 7.4 magnitude Earthquake shook Gisborne, Northland, and parts of New Zealand on Friday night at 12:49 AM The earthquake was located 700 km north-east of Gisborne and had a depth of 33km according to Geonet. 8,907+ people reported that they had felt the Earthquake. New Zealand...

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Tararua 1080 Poison drop scheduled for late Winter with no planned date

Tararua 1080 Poison drop scheduled for late Winter with no planned date

Recently users posted online feeling concerned following an upcoming 1080 poison drop in the Tararua ranges. The operation is run by OSPRI at OSPRI’s Northern Tararua Operational Boundary & DOC (Department of Conservation) at DOC’s Tiakina Ngā Manu – Project Kākā Operational Boundary. The Proposed boundary for aerial control is...

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Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake shakes Levin

Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake shakes Levin

Source: Geonet A moderate 4.7 magnitude Earthquake shook Levin on Saturday evening at 10:56 PM. The earthquake was located 30 km north-west of Levin and had a depth of 36km according to Geonet. More than 11,137 people reported that they had felt the Earthquake. This is the 293rd aftershock from...

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Gunshots reported at Morgan Crescent in Levin

A person is on the loose firing gunshots near Morgan Crescent in Levin, people calling police had reported loud gunshot sounds being fired near their homes. Three gunshots went through a door & also a window. Police are searching for the person involved and there will be an increased police...

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Industrial pollution in the Manawatu River Loop needs attention

Industrial pollution in the Manawatu River Loop needs attention

Michael Feyen uploaded to social media expressing his concerns about the Purcell street drain in Foxton near the Manawatu River Loop. It’s pollution is not being monitored or fixed up by the Horizons regional council; instead, the council has slacked too much to do more work on the Manawatu River...

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Grant Errol: R33 GTR Dream Car ‘WARSHIP’ taken without a trace

Grant Errol: R33 GTR Dream Car ‘WARSHIP’ taken without a trace

“Going to pour my heart out in the Hope’s whoever has my car sees this and understands what I went through to get it, and has enough of a heart to bring it back,” said Grant Errol.

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Central Districts Field Days canceled amid Coronavirus fears

Central Districts Field Days canceled amid Coronavirus fears

“The event is deemed to be high risk due to a large number of people being close; the possibility of exhibitors and attendees having recently returned from overseas; and importantly – the event being general admission, meaning it is difficult for authorities to trace anyone who may need to be monitored for COVID-19.”

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