Police locate Dinghy in ‘desperate search’ for missing Man, Northland

Police locate Dinghy in ‘desperate search’ for missing Man, Northland

Police yesterday morning located a dinghy in a desperate search for a missing 73-year-old Waiheke Island man, Erno Bedo. Mr Bedo has remained missing since May 23 in the Oneroa Bay area. He lives on a boat called Holly that was reportedly moored in Oneroa Bay; however, the tender (dinghy)...

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Whangārei Police arrest two people after aggravated robbery, Northland

Whangārei Police arrest two people after aggravated robbery, Northland

Whangārei Police say two people have been arrested after an elderly woman was a victim of an aggravated robbery in Tikipunga, Whangārei, Northland. An investigation was launched prior to the arrest by authorities who worked tirelessly to find those responsible for the incident on May 13. Two women — one...

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Deadly Snake found ‘alive and wriggling’ in Northland

Deadly Snake found ‘alive and wriggling’ in Northland

A deadly yellow-bellied sea snake arrived ashore at Woolleys Bay on the Tutukaka Coast in Northland. It was found during the weekend ‘alive and wriggling’ by Gareth Fielder. The snake species is highly venomous but they are docile creatures and can arrive naturally from time to time by ocean currents....

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Eight in custody for conspiring to import Cocaine from Mexico – Police

Eight in custody for conspiring to import Cocaine from Mexico – Police

Police announced they’d disrupted plans to import a large amount of cocaine in Auckland, Northland and the Bay of Plenty. Authorities and the New Zealand Customs Service this morning carried out search warrants at eleven properties within the regions as part of an operation called Tarpon. The operation was run...

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Search and Rescue suspended for Surfer at Northland Beach

Search and Rescue suspended for Surfer at Northland Beach

A search and rescue was initiated after a surfer failed to return at a Northland beach. The incident was reported by bystanders on Ahipara Beach at around 2.40 pm this afternoon. Reports indicated that a person had been caught in a rip within the bay. Two surf IRBs, one Fire...

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Motorcyclist dies following fatal crash, Northland

Motorcyclist dies following fatal crash, Northland

Police report that a motorcyclist died following a fatal crash yesterday evening. The incident occurred shortly before 8:30 pm on Kaitaia-Awaroa Road. They’d been reported as missing before 7:45 pm. When responding to the initial report of the motorcyclist being missing a fire appliance being driven to the area collided...

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Motorcyclist dies following fatal crash involving Car, Northland

Motorcyclist dies following fatal crash involving Car, Northland

A Motorcyclist has died following a fatal incident in Northland involving a car. Emergency services rushed to the scene after reports were received at around 11:30 am. The incident occurred 8km north of Te Kao on Far North Road, State Highway 1. Sadly, the Motorcyclist died at the scene as...

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Conspiracy Theorists park car in middle of road to spread misinformation

Conspiracy Theorists park car in middle of road to spread misinformation

A group of Conspiracy Theorists stopped in the middle of the road outside Whangārei Inland Revenue (IRD) to spread misinformation about COVID-19. Captured from a live stream on Conspiracy Theorist Billy Te Kahikas’ Facebook page shows a blue Ute park up in the middle of the road on Bank Street....

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Tsunami surge approaches Tokomaru Bay following magnitude 8.1 earthquake, Northland – video

Tsunami surge approaches Tokomaru Bay following magnitude 8.1 earthquake, Northland – video

Watch videos filmed by Gina Pewhairangi and Claudia Maaka of a tsunami water surge approach Tokomaru Bay. The tsunami surge follows a magnitude 8.1 earthquake that struck the North-Eastern side of the North Island at 2:37 am on Friday morning.     Image/Video: SUPPLIED/Gina Pewhairangi, Claudia Maaka

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Driver originally reported missing at Cape Reinga, now located

Driver originally reported missing at Cape Reinga, now located

A driver that was originally reported as missing shortly before 3 pm yesterday at Cape Reinga was located today. The driver; a 67-year-old man, had failed to surface near the Three Kings. Search and Rescue staff with RCCNZ searched for the man this morning. He was later found by a...

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