Car on fire in South Taranaki, body found.

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 →

Three bodies found in submerged car near Raetihi

Three people have died after being trapped in a submerged vehicle near Raetihi today. Emergency services responded just after 11am today, after being notified that a vehicle had entered a farm pond at a rural property. Tragically the three people were deceased when recovered from the pond by emergency services. Police are working to support... Continue Reading →

Serious Crash in Midhirst, Delays expected

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.

3 Taranaki cops charged with manslaughter

Police have today filed charges of manslaughter against three Police officers in the New Plymouth District Court. The charges relate to the death of a 55-year-old man who died while in custody at the Hawera Police Station in the early hours of 1 June 2019. The charges allege that the officers were grossly negligent in... Continue Reading →

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