Four fatal crashes have happened since Labour Weekend started

Four fatal crashes have happened since Labour Weekend started

Police are strongly advising that motorists behave safely on roads around the country during Labour Weekend after a devastating start resulting in four fatal crashes. Front line staff have attended four fatal crashes across the country since the official weekend period began at 4 pm yesterday afternoon. National Road Policing...

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Reports of a three vehicle crash near Te Horo

Reports of a three vehicle crash near Te Horo

Emergency services are responding to a three-vehicle nose-to-tail crash near Te Horo. The crash happened near Te Horo Beach Road at around 1:10 pm. Motorists are asked to avoid the area or expect delays. Further updates will be provided when available.

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Police continue to investigate unexplained death of Baby at an Ōtara address

Police continue to investigate unexplained death of Baby at an Ōtara address

Police are continuing to investigate the unexplained death of a baby at an address in Ōtara that was called in at around 10 am yesterday. Circumstances surrounding the death of the baby girl are currently being investigated on since Thursday morning and Police have been making a number of enquiries...

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Police release name of man killed in fatal house fire at Cockle Bay

Police release name of man killed in fatal house fire at Cockle Bay

Police can now release the name of a man that was tragically killed in a fatal house fire that happened around 6:50 pm on Tuesday night at Cockle Bay. His name was Wiremu Arapo, aged 27, of east Auckland. “We extend our thoughts and sympathies to Wiremu’s whānau at this...

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Police locate Baby deceased at an Ōtara address

Police locate Baby deceased at an Ōtara address

Police are making enquiries into an unexplained death at an address in Ōtara. Police were called to a property in Sandbrook Avenue just after 10 am. A baby was found deceased when Police searched the address. A man is currently being spoken to as part of Police enquiries. A scene...

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One person dead, two injured following fatal house fire in East Auckland

One person dead, two injured following fatal house fire in East Auckland

A person has died, and two others are injured after a fire in a house in Minerva Terrace at East Auckland’s Cockle Bay. Emergency services were called to the fire at around 6:50 pm on Tuesday. Source: CC/ EAST FM 88.1 107.1 Source: CC/ EAST FM 88.1 107.1 One person...

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Police seek Matthew Kidman who has a number of warrants for his arrest

Police seek Matthew Kidman who has a number of warrants for his arrest

Police are seeking to find Matthew Kidman, aged 40, who has a number of warrants for his arrest. He could be in the South Island or in the wider Wellington area Police say. Matthew Kidman is considered dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone who sees him is asked to...

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Sudden death treated as unexplained at Clive Square Gardens, Napier

Sudden death treated as unexplained at Clive Square Gardens, Napier

Police were called to a sudden death at Clive Square Gardens in Napier at around 7:45 pm yesterday. The death is being treated as unexplained. Scene guards are in place while the investigation and examination take place today.

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One person has died following serious two-vehicle crash, Waikato

One person has died following serious two-vehicle crash, Waikato

Emergency services responded to a serious two-vehicle crash in Gordonton, Waikato this afternoon at around 3:10 pm. The crash happened on Waverley Road. One person has died while another person is understood to be in serious condition. Two other people sustained moderate injuries.  The road is blocked between Piako Road...

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Weather change made Reikorangi fire uncontrolled on private property

Weather change made Reikorangi fire uncontrolled on private property

Fire trucks blocked Rangiora Rd after a fire broke out at a private property near Reikorangi at around 12:50 pm on October 14. The surrounding area was closed down and evacuated as it posed risk to spreading further. The owner of the private property refused to give media comments on...

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