Person dead, four injured after serious single-vehicle crash on State Highway 1 in Kaitaia

Person dead, four injured after serious single-vehicle crash on State Highway 1 in Kaitaia

A person has died overnight after a serious crash occurred in Kaitaia, Sunday. The crash occurred at the intersection of State Highway 1 and Kitchen Road at around 9.15pm. The person was taken to Kaitaia Hospital but since died. A second person injured from the crash sustained serious injuries. Three...

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63-year-old man dies while diving in Northland

63-year-old man dies while diving in Northland

Police say a 63-year-old man has died while diving in the sea, Far North, yesterday evening. The man went diving in the afternoon for seafood but did not return to land. He had been located and deemed unresponsive on the shore. Measures were undertaken to provide CPR to the male....

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Brad Flutey kicked out of Whangārei Countdown Supermarket for not wearing mask

Brad Flutey kicked out of Whangārei Countdown Supermarket for not wearing mask

Deranged individual Brad Flutey was kicked out of Countdown Whangārei in Regent after attempting to contest having a valid medical face mask exemption, Tuesday. In a live stream to about 110 viewers on his Facebook page, he shakily confronted security with massive claims that they were supposedly violating the Bill...

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Fatal crash being investigated after person located deceased in Northland

Fatal crash being investigated after person located deceased in Northland

Police responded to a fatal single-vehicle crash this morning in Peria, Northland. The crash occurred on Peria Valley Road at around 7.45am. Reports indicate a vehicle went off the road and one sole occupant was located deceased. An investigation is underway following the fatality involved in the incident. The Search...

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Police arrest four individuals in Northland for breaching Covid-19 Alert Level 4 restrictions

Police arrest four individuals in Northland for breaching Covid-19 Alert Level 4 restrictions

Police say four individuals were arrested in Northland following two separate incidents that occurred over the weekend. Investigations are underway into potential breaches of Alert Level 4 restrictions, including evidence of criminal offending. A 17-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were arrested in Kaikohe, Sunday morning. Officers on duty noted...

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Kerikeri High School out of lockdown following incident

Kerikeri High School out of lockdown following incident

Kerikeri High School went into lockdown following an incident at around 11.20am, Monday morning. A young person involved in a brawl was reported carrying a knife on the School grounds, which led to the lockdown. There was little detail surrounding the fight and cause for it to happen in the...

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Missing 72-year-old Man in Whangārei area located in bush dead

Missing 72-year-old Man in Whangārei area located in bush dead

Police have been searching for missing 72-year-old Brian Bench and asked anyone in the Whangārei area who had CCTV or dash-cams in their vehicles to review footage from 8pm Wednesday night to 8am Thursday morning. Brian was reported as missing since Wednesday night. He was last known to be located...

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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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