Government confirms ‘citizen’ Checkpoints are not official – report

Government confirms ‘citizen’ Checkpoints are not official – report

On January 26 a press release was shared to social media indicating there needed to be more secure border control in Northland regarding the latest Community Case. thisquality made a report that ‘citizen’ Checkpoints are not official and are creating more fear for families than anything over one case reported....

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‘Citizen’ COVID-19 Checkpoints are not official, they are not Government initiated

‘Citizen’ COVID-19 Checkpoints are not official, they are not Government initiated

A press release was shared online stating that ‘border controls’ or; better called ‘citizen’ run COVID-19 Checkpoints should be set up. They are not exactly official. The Government has not initiated them to occur as thisquality understands. Our reports indicate that no Government newswire has notified the press that there...

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Billy Te Kahika visited business within last 11 days following Northland COVID-19 Community Case

Billy Te Kahika visited business within last 11 days following Northland COVID-19 Community Case

Online influencer Billy Te Kahika visited a business following the recent Northland COVID-19 Community Case announcement. A list was revealed detailing the locations of where a 56-year-old woman went too, who was confirmed as the Community Case. One location of interest was Fat Camel Cafe. The woman attended the Cafe...

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Man dies in River near Kaitaia after having difficulties

Man dies in River near Kaitaia after having difficulties

Police reports file that a man had died in the Awanui River near Kaitaia on the morning of January 24. Emergency services were called to the scene at around 10:40 am. The man, unfortunately, was located deceased in the river shortly after 11 am. He was in his 50s. No...

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One dead, multiple injured after two-vehicle crash, SH 1, Hikurangi

One dead, multiple injured after two-vehicle crash, SH 1, Hikurangi

Emergency services responded to a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 1, Hikurangi on Friday. The crash was reported to Police at around 4:15 pm. One person died at the scene of the crash. Five people were injured, one critically, two seriously and two moderately. The road was closed, and diversions...

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Fire and Emergency NZ makes changes to Northland Fire seasons

Fire and Emergency NZ makes changes to Northland Fire seasons

Fire and Emergency NZ have announced changes to Northlands fire seasons, starting at 8 am on Monday, December 14. All of far north, Whangarei and Kaipara districts are moving to a restricted fire season. A permit may be required to light fires. Limestone Island in Whangarei Harbour will be a...

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NZ Police give a recovery update on Police dog that was shot

NZ Police give a recovery update on Police dog that was shot

New Zealand Police gave an update to media on Thursday afternoon at around 4:20 pm, giving an update on the recovery of a police dog that was shot by a thug on December 1 near Tangowahine. The man, who shot the police dog was shot at by police officers. The...

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North Tugz workplace dispute gets resolved

North Tugz workplace dispute gets resolved

North Tugz and RMTU said earlier today that an agreement was signed which is a settlement that resolves the industrial dispute between the company and union members. Staff undertook a challenging task with the company to negotiate a new operating model and associated employment agreement. The unresolved matters that took...

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Police Dog shot at, Man shot at by Police Officers after serious Northland incident

Police Dog shot at, Man shot at by Police Officers after serious Northland incident

Police in Northland responded to a serious incident, located in Tangowahine which is north of Dargaville, in the Kaipara district. Police were called to the scene at around 9:17 when a member of the public reported a suspicious person on Tangowahine Valley Road — Police responded to the job. There...

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Man in critical condition after crashing into Tree on SH1, Northland

Man in critical condition after crashing into Tree on SH1, Northland

A driver of a vehicle has been reported as critically injured after police received a report of an incident at a bank in Paihia at around 10:45 am. The vehicle left the bank and continued onto State Highway 1, heading towards small-town Moerewa. Police monitored the vehicle, but there was...

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