Suspicious fire lit overnight at Shannon’s Club Hotel

Suspicious fire lit overnight at Shannon’s Club Hotel

Fire and Emergency crews from Levin, Shannon and Foxton took to heat battling a fire that broke out at Shannon’s Club Hotel overnight on Monday. According to reports, the fire started shortly after 12:53 am. Access north and southbound on State Highway 1 was blocked off. A detour was placed...

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Police respond to Bomb threat at Countdown Supermarket in Rangitikei

Police respond to Bomb threat at Countdown Supermarket in Rangitikei

A post was shared online writing that a bomb threat occurred at Rangitikei’s Countdown supermarket at around 4:40 pm on Saturday. thisquality contacted Police to confirm if it was a legitimate post. It was established to be true of that nature. A female called a payphone threatening to blow up...

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Truck rolls over on State Highway 57, Palmerston North

Truck rolls over on State Highway 57, Palmerston North

Emergency services responded to a truck and trailer that rolled over on State Highway 57 near Palmerston North. The crash happened on Fitzherbert East Road in Aokautere at around 2:15 pm. The road remained closed for several hours while tow contractors were at the scene to right the truck. Motorists...

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One person dies following serious two-vehicle crash, Pahiatua

One person dies following serious two-vehicle crash, Pahiatua

Police have said that one person has died following a serious two-vehicle crash on Nikau Road, Pahiatua. The crash happened at around 4:58 am. A second person involved in the crash sustained serious injuries. They were taken to hospital. The road remained closed for several hours while the Serious Crash...

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Palmerston North Hospital parking will be free on Christmas or Boxing day

Palmerston North Hospital parking will be free on Christmas or Boxing day

Palmerston North Hospital announced parking will be made free on Christmas or Boxing day. The announcement was made on a Facebook post by the hospital. MidCentral DHB and Wilson Parking teamed up to allow free parking for both visitors and staff during the two days. “If you’re coming to visit...

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9 year Learner License driver who worked for NZTA kills Motorcyclist

9 year Learner License driver who worked for NZTA kills Motorcyclist

After a lengthy investigation, a New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) employee will be sentenced in March for killing a motorcyclist after turning in front of him at the intersection of Rangiotu Road and Rangitane Road near Palmerston North. The NZTA employee Laura Amy Brown​ was found to have a learner...

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Logging Truck crashes into ditch near Halcombe, Manawatü

Logging Truck crashes into ditch near Halcombe, Manawatü

Emergency services rushed to reports of a logging truck that crashed into a ditch near Halcombe. The crash happened on Mount Stewart Road, north of Mount Biggs School at around 1 pm. Initially, there were no reports of injuries. A crane was sent in to shift the truck’s trailer. The...

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Man reported masturbating at park while watching children, Fielding

Man reported masturbating at park while watching children, Fielding

A man was reported to police for masturbating while watching children at a Fielding park. An informant was on the phone with Police at around 12:25 pm where the man started to walk away from the park after being spotted. The man walked for roughly five minutes before jumping into...

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Car crashes into overbridge on State Highway 1, Ohau

Car crashes into overbridge on State Highway 1, Ohau

State Highway 1 in Ohau, south of Levin, was blocked to traffic due to a car crashing into an overbridge. The crash happened just before 10 am near Parakawau Road. Two people had minor injures from the crash. Traffic was not permitted to use the bridge while contractors were assessing...

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Search teams locate body of person who went missing in Manawatu River, Foxton

Search teams locate body of person who went missing in Manawatu River, Foxton

Police Divers have found a body in the Manawatu River, Foxton. Police and search teams were deployed when reports were received at around 8:35 am indicating that a person had gone missing after a dinghy was found with its motor running with no one in on board. The dinghy was...

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