Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 173 new positive cases in community

Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 173 new positive cases in community

173 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community. Out of this, 163 were identified in Auckland, 7 in Waikato, 2 in Northland and 1 in Lakes District. One new case has been reported at the border. Since the start of the pandemic in the country, the...

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Investigation into death of five-year-old Malchi Subecz

Investigation into death of five-year-old Malchi Subecz

A homicide investigation into the death of five-year-old Malchi Subecz in Tauranga is ongoing. Malchi was found with serious injuries at an address in Te Puna. He was treated in Tauranga Hospital and then airlifted to Starship Children's Hospital in Auckland on November 1. Sadly, he died in the Hospital...

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Far North Police find disassembled clandestine laboratory used to manufacture methamphetamine

Far North Police find disassembled clandestine laboratory used to manufacture methamphetamine

The Far North Precision Targeting Team sought for persons of interest with warrants for their arrests at a rural property near Mangonui over the weekend, where they found a disassembled clandestine laboratory used to manufacture methamphetamine. The discovery was made while they were doing routine enquiries on Saturday, which turned...

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Enquiries undergoing in relation to death of person at Swanson address

Enquiries undergoing in relation to death of person at Swanson address

A person was located at an address in Swanson deceased, Saturday morning. Police received calls to the property on Candia Road shortly after 10.25pm. The death is being treated as unexplained at this time. A Police presence will be residing in the area for some time due to a scene...

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Six Covid-19 cases identified in Taranaki

Six Covid-19 cases identified in Taranaki

The Ministry of Health reports six Covid-19 cases have been identified in the community in Taranaki. They tested positive in Stratford, while another person was reported in hospital. The results are likely an explanation of the virus detected in wastewater samples on November 9. All six cases were clearly linked....

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Crash between truck and train in Levin

Crash between truck and train in Levin

A southbound freight train crashed into a truck and trailer in Levin on Tuesday night, leaving a big mess to clean up. The crash occurred at 9.10pm at the crossing intersection of Cambridge Street South and State Highway 1. No one was injured from the incident, Police affirmed to thisquality....

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Four people dead following serious crash south of Levin

Four people dead following serious crash south of Levin

Four people have died following a serious crash on State Highway 1 south of Levin. The crash occurred near Kuku East Road, involving a truck and van just after 3pm on Tuesday afternoon. The Serious Crash Unit arrived at the scene at around 4pm to investigate. Motorists had been advised...

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Nicola and her Letters…

Nicola and her Letters…

OPINION: On Tuesday November 2, I went to my PO Box in Kilbirnie to check my mail. There was a letter and bank statement, and I thought nothing of it. James, who's my flatmate, checked the letter box back at home. The postie delivered two letters — one addressed to...

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14-year-old girl dies in hospital following serious crash in Hastings

14-year-old girl dies in hospital following serious crash in Hastings

Police report a 14-year-old has died following a serious crash between two cars on State Highway 2 in Hastings on Wednesday last week. The crash occurred on York Road between a roundabout on SH2 and Maraekakaho Road at around 5.40pm. Five people were injured as a result of crash. Two...

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Alan Simmons is a racist and he knows it

Alan Simmons is a racist and he knows it

OPINION: Alan Simmons, Co-leader of the New Zealand Outdoors and bogus freedoms political Party, is a racist. He knows it. A post he made to Facebook outlines what he thought of the current Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern. She's led the country through many struggles, and the Covid-19...

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