Police investigating the fatal shooting of a Police officer in Massey have charged a man with Murder. A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with multiple serious offences including Murder, Attempted Murder and Dangerous Driving Causing Injury. He will be appearing in the Waitakere District Court today. Constable Matthew Dennis Hunt, aged 28 of... Continue Reading →
Police can now name the woman who died in a single-vehicle crash on Brewer Road, Waitotara on Sunday evening. Jazmine Taylor Jones-Collings, 20, of Whanganui was found deceased inside the car, which had caught fire. Initial inquiries indicate the fire was as a result of the crash, and that Jazmine's death is not suspicious.
With the blessing of his family, Police have now released the name of the Police officer who was fatally shot during an incident in Massey yesterday morning. He was Constable Matthew Dennis Hunt, aged 28 of Auckland. Constable Hunt started with Police as a member of Wing 312 on 30 October 2017. He spent the... Continue Reading →
The two new coronavirus cases in New Zealand are women from the same family, the Director-General of Health has revealed. One of the women is in her 30s, and the other in her 40s. They arrived in the country from the UK together on June 7, and were tested for COVID-19 on Monday. They stayed... Continue Reading →
A 34-year-old woman has been charged with drug offences following a Taranaki Police investigation into methamphetamine dealing. The woman was arrested at a Hawera property today following the execution of a search warrant, which was carried out by officers from South and North Taranaki CIB, with assistance from other officers. Police uncovered a cannabis grow... Continue Reading →
A person has died following a single-vehicle crash in South Taranaki yesterday. Emergency services received a report of a car fire on Brewer Road in Waitotara about 9pm. A body was located in the vehicle. An investigation is underway, however initial enquiries indicate the fire was the result of a crash and the death is... Continue Reading →
A 20-year-old man is now in a serious but stable condition after running into the path of a Police vehicle in Taranaki overnight. The incident occurred on Glover Road in Hawera about 12.20am. After initial medical treatment by both Police and ambulance staff at the scene, the man was flown to Taranaki Base Hospital. The... Continue Reading →
A 20-year-old man is in critical condition after running into the path of a Police vehicle in Taranaki overnight. The incident occurred on Glover Road in Hawera about 12.20am. Two officers in the vehicle were uninjured and administered first aid at the scene before the man was flown to Hawera Hospital and then on to... Continue Reading →
Police can now confirm one person has died following a serious crash in Midhirst, Taranaki this evening. The single-vehicle crash happened around 4.50pm on Mountain Road. The southbound lane is still closed and diversions remain in place.
Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on Mountain Road in Midhirst, Taranaki. The single-vehicle crash was reported around 4.50pm. Initial reports indicate one person has sustained serious injuries. The southbound lane is closed and diversions are in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area, if possible.