Crash in Tauranga blocks lane on SH2, delaying eastbound traffic

Crash in Tauranga blocks lane on SH2, delaying eastbound traffic

A crash has occurred on SH2 (State Highway 2) at Tauranga's Harbour Bridge at around 4:30 pm, blocking one lane. The crash has caused eastbound traffic delays. At around 4:50 pm, congestion grew in the area. NZTA (New Zealand Transport Agency) is advising people to delay their journey if possible...

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Report reveals cause of Mankau structure that caught fire was ‘undetermined’

Report reveals cause of Mankau structure that caught fire was ‘undetermined’

The cause of the fire that started at a structure north of Manakau Road on 18 August was deemed unknown in a document revealed to thisquality on 10 Sept under the Official Information Act. On the same day at around the same time, a workplace blaze occurred in Palmerston North...

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Traffic delays continue after three cars crash on SH1 near Beach Rd, Paekākāriki

Traffic delays continue after three cars crash on SH1 near Beach Rd, Paekākāriki

Three cars crashed into each other at around 4:35 pm on SH1 (State Highway 1) Paekākāriki on the northbound lane. Source: CC/ NZTA Traffic is backed up along the Centennial Highway and up to Pukerua Bay. Cars coming up to Pukerua Bay in the northbound lane are at a standstill...

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Emergency services responding to a three car crash on SH1 near Beach Rd, Paekākāriki

Emergency services responding to a three car crash on SH1 near Beach Rd, Paekākāriki

A severe car crash happened at around 4:35 pm on SH1 (State Highway 1) Paekākāriki on the northbound lane. The lanes northbound were blocked near Beach Rd.  Traffic throughout the afternoon, traffic has backed up along the Centennial Highway and up to Pukerua Bay. Traffic management started managing cars going...

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Police launch a Homicide investigation in Palmerston North

Police launch a Homicide investigation in Palmerston North

Palmerston North Police has begun a homicide investigation following the death of a man yesterday. The man had taken on severe injuries following an incident on Rugby Street, Awapuni late yesterday morning. The 34-year-old man died in hospital later that day. A 32-year-old man, who has been arrested and charged...

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One person has died following a serious crash in Tuai, Hawke’s Bay

One person has died following a serious crash in Tuai, Hawke’s Bay

One person has died riding a motorcycle after crashing. The single-crash happened at around 11:30 am on SH38, Tuai, north of Wairoa. Police have said to the press that the Serious Crash Unit attended the scene. The Serious Crash Unit followed up with enquiries into the circumstances of the crash,...

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Arrest made following three suspicious early morning fires in Christchurch

Arrest made following three suspicious early morning fires in Christchurch

Christchurch Police have arrested a man following three alleged suspicious fires during the early hours of the morning on Monday 7 September in Christchurch at two churches and a cafe. The man arrested, who is a 21-year-old, was charged in relation to the fires at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's...

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Three early morning fires in Christchurch treated as suspicious

Three early morning fires in Christchurch treated as suspicious

Police and Fire and Emergency are seeking information from the public regarding three fires in Christchurch during the early hours of this morning that are being treated as suspicious. Source: CC/ Google - Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Parklands Police were alerted to three separate fires, one being at...

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31 year old man charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old man

31 year old man charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old man

Police have charged a 31-year-old, who is a local, with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old man in Christchurch.  He is due to appear in the Christchurch District Court tomorrow. Earlier today police launched a homicide investigation after a man was found seriously injured at an address...

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Youth arrested in relation to indecent assaults – Porirua

Youth arrested in relation to indecent assaults – Porirua

Porirua Police has arrested a young person in connection to six indecent assaults in the area of Porirua's train station recently. Police received several reports since February of multiple women also being assaulted in Awatea Street, the Mungavin Avenue underpass and the Kivell Street area. The young person has been...

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