Serious crash near Whanganui

Emergency services are attending a serious crash on State Highway 4, south of Kakatahi. The two-vehicle crash occurred about 7pm. Initial indications are multiple people are injured. The road is completely closed and will likely remain closed for some time. Motorists are urged to delay travel or use alternative routes.

More protection for endangered kakī

Thousands of new predator traps have been recently installed in the Godley Cass and Macaulay river systems as part of conservation project, Te Manahuna Aoraki. There is now renewed hope that kakī, the world’s rarest wading bird, will one day be able to thrive without human intervention. Yesterday, 45 juvenile kakī were released at Mt... Continue Reading →

New LSV Facility Opens

The new Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) facility was opened by Minister of Defence Ron Mark, and Associate Minister for Social Development Poto Williams, at Trentham today. LSV is a residential six-week programme run jointly by NZDF and MSD aimed at helping turn the lives of at risk young people around and move them into employment.... Continue Reading →

Over 200KG of meth seized, two arrested

Police seized more than 200 kilograms of methamphetamine and arrested two people as part of a major drug operation run by the National Organised Crime Group. A search warrant was carried out at an apartment complex in Auckland central last week as part of Operation Essex. Operation Essex has targeted members of an overseas criminal... Continue Reading →

Serious crash in Mokau, one dead

Emergency services were at the scene of a serious single-truck crash on State Highway 3, between Wharekauri Road and Mangamaio Road, Mokau this morning. Police were called about 3.50am. One person has died following the crash. The road is closed, and is expected to remain closed for some time. Diversions are in place and motorists... Continue Reading →

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