Car crashes into power pole on Tasman Rd killing driver, Ōtaki

Car crashes into power pole on Tasman Rd killing driver, Ōtaki

Emergency services responded to reports of a crash that happened in Ōtaki. The incident occurred just after 9:30pm eastbound on Tasman Rd, near Main Street last night. Reports indicated that the vehicle crashed into a power pole. Source: CC/ Sam Hudson Source: CC/ Sam Hudson A Westpac Helicopter landed at...

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Child dies at Dunedin Hospital following water incident, Otago

Child dies at Dunedin Hospital following water incident, Otago

Yesterday at around 1 pm there were reports that a small boat capsized near Taieri Mouth in Dunedin. Five people were rescued and taken back to shore by local jet skiers and surfers. They applied first aid until emergency services arrived. The outboard motor on their boat flipped as it...

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Five transported to Dunedin Hospital after boat capsizes, Otago

Five transported to Dunedin Hospital after boat capsizes, Otago

Emergency services were called to reports that a small boat had capsized near Taieri Mouth in Dunedin. Local jet skiers and surfers brought five people back to shore, where first aid was initially provided. The incident happened at around 1 pm this afternoon, which resulted in five people being transported...

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19-year-old Rongopai Kissling located

19-year-old Rongopai Kissling located

Police in the Hutt Valley from the Wellington region asked the public for help to locate missing 19-year-old Rongopai Kissling. His family had concerns for his wellbeing as was has not heard since March 3rd or 4th. Today, Police announced that the 19-year-old was located safe and well. “Thank you...

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Police encourage drivers to slow down during Easter Holiday

Police encourage drivers to slow down during Easter Holiday

Police ask motorists travelling on the roads during the Easter long weekend to slow down, put the phone down and buckle up. “We want to ensure everyone can enjoy their Easter holiday plans and return home safely,” said inspector Pete Jones, acting Director National Road Policing Centre. “To make sure...

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New Zealand Police reveal new Škoda Patrol Vehicle – video

New Zealand Police reveal new Škoda Patrol Vehicle – video

New Zealand’s Police force just got a flash new upgrade of patrol vehicles, being the Škoda Superb model. Commissioner of Police Andrew Coster, Deputy Commissioner Jevon McSkimming and Škoda’s General Manager Rodney Gillard revealed the brand new ride. More than 2,000 primary Holden model response vehicles are currently in the...

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Crash closes both lanes on Kāpiti Expressway, Paraparaumu

Crash closes both lanes on Kāpiti Expressway, Paraparaumu

Emergency services were at the scene of a crash on the Kāpiti Expressway near Paraparaumu. The crash happened in the left northbound lane between Raumati and Kāpiti Roads. Both north and southbound lanes were closed to traffic. Cordons were in place on both ends of the expressway. Traffic was diverted...

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Man riding Moped dies after crashing into parked Truck, Gisborne

Man riding Moped dies after crashing into parked Truck, Gisborne

Police advised the media that a man died following a fatal crash in Gisborne overnight. The incident happened on Anzac Street. At around 10:15 pm, a moped scooter crashed into the rear end of a parked truck. A 35-year-old man was critically injured as a result of the crash and...

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Police investigating after single gunshot fired at a Home, Ōtaki

Police investigating after single gunshot fired at a Home, Ōtaki

Police are investigating after a single gunshot was fired at a home in Ōtaki. The incident happened shortly before 2:15 am this morning in Maire Street. Nearby neighbours screamed after the gunshot was fired. “While there were residents present inside the address at the time, nobody was injured,” said a...

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Body found believed to be missing 68-year-old Raymond Horn, Invercargill

Body found believed to be missing 68-year-old Raymond Horn, Invercargill

68-year-old Raymond Horn went missing from his home in Central Invercargill on Monday, February 15. Police found the body of an elderly man this afternoon in a wooded area near Bill Richardson Drive. Detective Alun Griffiths says formal identification is yet to take place. “Police believe the deceased to be...

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