Cambridge man charged after allegedly faking positive Covid-19 test result

Cambridge man charged after allegedly faking positive Covid-19 test result

A 27-year-old Cambridge man has been charged after allegedly altering a Covid-19 test result text message to say he had returned a positive result. Yesterday, the man allegedly edited a text message from officials who informed him that his test returned negative. He contacted a number of people, telling them...

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Ministry of Health reports three people test positive for Covid-19 in Waikato, linked to remand prisoner

Ministry of Health reports three people test positive for Covid-19 in Waikato, linked to remand prisoner

The Ministry of Health, in a release to thisquality on the evening of Sunday, says three people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Waikato. The new cases are household members of a remand prisoner who was announced as a positive case today. Reports indicate the prisoner was released on an...

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Motorbike rider found deceased at site of crash in Coromandel

Motorbike rider found deceased at site of crash in Coromandel

Police report a motorbike rider was found deceased at a fatal crash site in Coromandel Friday night. Emergency services responded to reports that a motorbike left Tapu Coroglen Road in Tapu at around 9pm. The rider of the motorbike was located deceased at the scene when they arrived. The cause...

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Motorcyclist airlifted to Hospital in serious condition after crash with car in Waikato

Motorcyclist airlifted to Hospital in serious condition after crash with car in Waikato

JUST IN: Emergency services responded to a crash between a car and motorcycle on Ohautira road north of Waingaro in Waikato. The crash was reported shortly after 12.15pm on Thursday. Early reports of this incident indicate the motorcyclist being airlifted to hospital. The person is said to be in a...

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Cambridge Police locate body of Julie Guest following search

Cambridge Police locate body of Julie Guest following search

Cambridge Police initiated a search for 79-year-old Julie Guest. They had been searching the Leamington area for her. She went missing from her Leamington address on Thursday afternoon, and initially, her family and Police had ‘grave concerns' for her well-being. Julie was last wearing a blue jersey, black pants and...

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Waikato Regional Council charges Huntly landfill 44 times over fire

Waikato Regional Council charges Huntly landfill 44 times over fire

Waikato Regional Council charged a Huntly landfill forty-four times over a continuous fire on August 13. The charges were commenced under the Resource Management Act against one company and one individual over activities at the Puke Coal landfill site at Pukemiro, west of Huntly. An ongoing fire has been occurring...

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Emergency, fire crews respond to truck catching fire on Waikato Expressway

Emergency, fire crews respond to truck catching fire on Waikato Expressway

Fire and Emergency crews responded to a truck that caught fire on the Waikato Expressway near small town Taupiri, late Friday evening. The truck caught fire in the northbound lane just past Orini Road. Police and other emergency services were notified of the incident at around 9.30pm and are assisting....

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Waikato Police say missing 14-year-old girl has been located

Waikato Police say missing 14-year-old girl has been located

Waikato Police sought the public's help to locate 14-year-old Bethany. She reported being last seen in the Fairfield district of Hamilton on Wednesday. It was initially believed she might have been in the area of Auckland. At around midday on Monday, Waikato Police released a statement that she is safe....

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Investigation launched into death of person overnight in Waipa District, Waikato

Investigation launched into death of person overnight in Waipa District, Waikato

An investigation has been launched into the death of a person overnight in the Waipa District of Waikato, early Thursday morning. Emergency services were called to an incident involving a vehicle at around 2.30am near the intersection of Mellsop Road. One person was found to be deceased at the scene....

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Person dead following serious three-vehicle crash up in Hamilton

Person dead following serious three-vehicle crash up in Hamilton

Police reported last night three vehicles were involved in a crash in Rukuhia, south of Hamilton. The crash occurred just after 5.30pm at the intersection of Raynes Road and Ohaupo Road. Early indications reported three people being injured as a result. One was transported to hospital with minor injuries. One...

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