The search for two missing people following last week’s eruption on Whakaari / White Island will continue with a local-led operation. Police today outlined the overall response to date using images, maps and data. The information was first presented to the family of one of the missing – local 40-year-old man Hayden Marshall-Inman. Police and... Continue Reading →
The Government is making sure we share the prosperity of our strong economy fairly with those on the minimum wage by lifting it to $18.90 per hour on 1 April 2020 – the next step in the Government’s plan for a $20 minimum wage by 2021, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says. “Around... Continue Reading →
Home security to deter burglars: - Lock your doors and windows. - Record the serial numbers of expensive electronic items and photograph these and other valuables, email images to your home email for vault storage. -Keep valuables out of sight, i.e. jewellery, cameras and electronic games. - Install an alarm system, get sensor lights fitted.... Continue Reading →
Police can confirm another person has died following the eruption on Whakaari / White Island, bringing the official toll to 15. The person was earlier being treated at Waikato Hospital. Police remain focused on supporting families at this terrible time said Deputy Commissioner John Tims. Two more bodies are still missing. Police have indicated they... Continue Reading →
A two-year-old child has died following a serious crash along Pioneer Highway in Palmerston North last night. Police were called to the crash involving a motorbike and five pedestrians at 7.02pm. Two other people are being treated in Palmerston North Hospital. The Police investigation into the collision is ongoing.
Police are investigating following an apparent hit and run in Whanganui overnight. Around 1:55am the body of an elderly female pedestrian was discovered near the intersection of Anzac Parade and Helmore Street, having sustained injuries consistent with a vehicle collision. Emergency services attended and Police have undertaken area searches however no vehicle has yet been... Continue Reading →
The homicide investigation into the death of 30-year-old Jasmine Wilson, who died on 2 August after receiving non-accidental injuries in Whanganui on 31 July, is continuing. A team of investigators from Whanganui, Manawatu and Taranaki are working on the case and making good progress. The examination of the white Toyota Carib station wagon has now... Continue Reading →
One person has died following a crash on State Highway 4, south of Kakatahi yesterday. Police received a report of the two-vehicle crash around 7pm. Seven other people received minor injuries. Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.
Few places in New Zealand managed to escape the wild weather this weekend,as a complex low-pressure system moved slowly onto the country from the Tasman Sea. This system was very active due to support from strong upper level winds (jet-stream), which brought rain to most regions,thunderstorms to western parts of northern and central New Zealand,... Continue Reading →