One person dead following water incident at Oakura

One person has died following a water-related incident at Oakura Beach, Oakura, New Plymouth. Emergency services were advised around 8.25pm on Monday that a person had been pulled from the water in a critical condition. Medical attention was administered, but the person died at the scene. condolences to all involved.

Serious accident near Cardiff, Taranaki

Police are at the scene of a serious crash on Mountain Road (State Highway 3) near Cardiff, Taranaki. Police were alerted to a two car crash at around 7:10am. There are reports of serious injuries however we don't have confirmed information on the injuries or the number of people involved at this stage. A helicopter... Continue Reading →

Ride-sharing service Uber coming to Taranaki

In a media release, Uber have announced the ride-sharing moguls will be rolling out their alternative transport option in seven new cities including New Plymouth. The statement reads, we’re confident we can make turning on seven cities at once work because we’ve got the best technical minds – both homegrown and from around the globe... Continue Reading →

Homicide enquiry following New Plymouth death

Police have launched a homicide enquiry following a death in New Plymouth last night. Around 5:30pm Police received a report of a death in the Whalers Gate area. Police attended an address on Fantome Place and located a deceased woman. A 49-year-old woman will appear in New Plymouth District Court today charged with murder.

Heavy Rain warning watch for Taranaki Region

MetService have issued a heavy watch warning for the Taranaki region and advise periods of heavy rain with thunderstorms are possible from Sunday onwards. A broad trough continues to move eastwards across central New Zealand. On its northern flank, a moist northwest flow continues to bring rain and squally thunderstorms to many central and northern... Continue Reading →

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