Police confirm body found in Manawatū River at Foxton Beach

Police confirm body found in Manawatū River at Foxton Beach

thisquality understood a body was found in the Manawatū River at Foxton Beach, Saturday afternoon. A significant Police presence was situated on Dawick Street at around 2pm. About 12 people were seen walking out a distance from the shore while the tide was low to recover the body with a...

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Three men arrested after using essential pass to flout Auckland’s Covid-19 lockdown restrictions

Three men arrested after using essential pass to flout Auckland’s Covid-19 lockdown restrictions

Three men from Auckland were arrested on Thursday in Ohakune after travelling to Turoa Ski Field. Staff at the Ski Field were under suspicion that the three men used fake documentation to be granted a ski pass. On Wednesday, they'd travelled to Ohakune using an essential pass to get through...

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Whanganui Homeless Hub: Finding a solution for the homeless situation – video

Whanganui Homeless Hub: Finding a solution for the homeless situation – video

The Whanganui Homeless Hub located at Anzac Parade freedom camping site permits those who are less fortunate to be looked after and work on their needs with support available at the site. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a significant problem for those in desperate need of help. Rising costs of...

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Whanganui Homeless Hub offers vaccinations and looks after the vulnerable of its community

Whanganui Homeless Hub offers vaccinations and looks after the vulnerable of its community

Whanganui Homeless Hub located at the Anzac Parade freedom camping site is a place that looks after its vulnerable homeless community with assistance from generous people who donate stuff to them. The Koha Shed which operates the Whanganui Homeless Hub is a non-funded charity organisation — no government funding is...

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Pink Floyd tribute band alleges ‘bomber on the loose’ after explosion at Regent on Broadway in Palmerston North

Pink Floyd tribute band alleges ‘bomber on the loose’ after explosion at Regent on Broadway in Palmerston North

A popular Pink Floyd tribute band said in a Facebook post on August 30 there could be a ‘bomber on the loose' after an alleged bomb exploded while on tour around New Zealand at Regent Theatre on Broadway Avenue in Palmerston North on May 28. The band claims a bomb...

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Beef processing plant in Fielding begins Covid-19 vaccinating its workers

Beef processing plant in Fielding begins Covid-19 vaccinating its workers

Covid-19 vaccination clinics in workplaces have started reports MidCentral DHB in the Manawatū District as part of New Zealand's vaccine rollout. To start, over 100 employees will receive their first doses at a multi-shift beef processing plant based in Fielding. The plant, AFFCO, has a large Māori and Pasifika workforce...

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Road clear after car catches fire on State Highway 3 in Palmerston North

Road clear after car catches fire on State Highway 3 in Palmerston North

thisquality received reports that indicate a car had caught on fire on State Highway 3 in Palmerston North, Manawatū District. Emergency services responded to the incident at the intersection of Tremaine Ave and Rangitīkei St. The car caught on fire just after 3.35pm on Wednesday. It was extinguished before Fire...

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Dashcam footage shows reckless driver at intersection near Foxton nearly crash into vehicle – video

Dashcam footage shows reckless driver at intersection near Foxton nearly crash into vehicle – video

A dangerous and reckless driver was caught on dashcam footage, nearly hitting another vehicle north of Foxton on the evening of Friday. The incident occurred between the intersection of Motuiti Road and Hickford Road at around 5.41pm. Footage shows a grey vehicle driving westbound on Motuiti Rd too fast, coming...

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16-year-old Georgina reported as missing in Manawatū District, was meant to arrive in Taranaki

16-year-old Georgina reported as missing in Manawatū District, was meant to arrive in Taranaki

Manawatū District Police are seeking the public's help to locate 16-year-old Georgina. She was due to arrive in Taranaki at the weekend but did not appear to show up as planned. Her family and authorities are concerned for her well-being. They hope she is okay as part of a wider...

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Person dead following fatal single-vehicle Ohakune crash, Manawatū District

Person dead following fatal single-vehicle Ohakune crash, Manawatū District

Emergency services responded to a crash that occurred yesterday afternoon North of Ohakune, Manawatū District. The crash happened on Tohunga Road on State Highway 49 just after 12.30pm. Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are underway. The road remained closed for a duration of time. Diversions were put in...

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