Police seek public’s help to locate two missing Hunters in Waikato

Police seek public’s help to locate two missing Hunters in Waikato

Police report that they are looking for two overdue hunters who have been reported as missing in the Waikato region. They are asking the public for assistance to help locate them after they were reportedly due to arrive back last night. A white Mazda Bounty ute is of interest with...

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Paedophile ‘teen groomer’ jailed for four years, five months in Waikato

Paedophile ‘teen groomer’ jailed for four years, five months in Waikato

Police report that a convicted paedophile has been sentenced to four years, five months in prison after appearing in Waikato District Court earlier this week. Jared Robert Lammas pleaded guilty to six charges of indecent assault with a child under the age of 12, five of sexual juncture with a...

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Police appeal public’s help to locate 14-year-old Punky reported as missing from Paeroa, Waikato

Police appeal public’s help to locate 14-year-old Punky reported as missing from Paeroa, Waikato

Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate 14-year-old Punky from Paeroa, Waikato. Concerns have been raised for her safety and wellbeing since she has been reported as missing. No details were given about what she was last seen wearing. It is believed that Punky may have travelled from...

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One Person dead following fatal crash between Truck and Car near Te Awamutu, Waikato

One Person dead following fatal crash between Truck and Car near Te Awamutu, Waikato

Police report that one person is dead following a fatal crash between a truck and a car near Te Awamutu. The incident occurred shortly before 1pm on Ohaupo Road between Te Rahu Road and Greenhill Drive. State Highway 3 was closed north of Te Awamutu. The truck driver sadly died...

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Body of missing Raglan Fisherman located by Police Search and Rescue team

Body of missing Raglan Fisherman located by Police Search and Rescue team

A man’s body has been located on a beach near Papanui Point in Raglan during a search for a fisherman who went missing on May 2. The body was located yesterday using a Police drone at around 10.30am by Search and Rescue teams. Formal identifications are yet to be completed,...

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Waikato DHBs ‘cyber security’ outage may take longer to fix

Waikato DHBs ‘cyber security’ outage may take longer to fix

Yesterday, Waikato DHBs faced a large scale ‘cyber security’ incident, which caused a region-wide outage of its information systems and phone lines. An update was published to the press this morning which says their teams worked overnight to recover the systems. So far, progress has been made. The infected systems...

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Waikato DHB Hospitals facing ‘cyber security’ incident

Waikato DHB Hospitals facing ‘cyber security’ incident

Waikato DHBs are facing a ‘cyber security’ incident that has devised a complete outage of its information systems and phone lines. Reportedly, a Coordinated Incident Management System was established in an attempt to confirm the root cause and find a solution to fix the problem as soon as it could....

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Reported Bomb scare to St Peter’s School in Cambridge not credible

Reported Bomb scare to St Peter’s School in Cambridge not credible

Police completed an investigation into a reported threat being made on Thursday night at St Peter’s School in Cambridge. Waikato West Area Commander Inspector Will Loughrin says Police completed a thorough inquiry but did not believe there was any credibility to the threat. No information was given about the details...

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Police investigating after 3-week old Baby sustains injuries, Hamilton

Police investigating after 3-week old Baby sustains injuries, Hamilton

Hamilton Police launched an investigation to find out how a 3-week-old baby girl had sustained injuries in Hamilton. Reports indicate the baby sustained the injuries earlier this week. She’s now staying at Auckland’s Starship Children’s Hospital in a critical condition. The incident is being treated as unexplained while Oranga Tamariki...

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Emergency Crews work to extinguish Tractor on Fire near Waitakaruru

Emergency Crews work to extinguish Tractor on Fire near Waitakaruru

Emergency crews responded to reports of a tractor on fire near the Waitakaruru Hauraki District on Friday afternoon. The incident occurred at around 3.05pm across from State Highway 25. It is understood that injuries were not immediately known during the early stages. thisquality is awaiting comment for further information when...

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