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 →

Man dies in Police custody in Hawera

A man has died in Police custody following a family harm incident in Hawera. At about 11.30pm on Friday 31 May Police were called to a family harm incident at an address in Hawera. An intoxicated man was arrested for assault and taken to Hawera Police Station. During a routine check the 55-year-old man was... Continue Reading →

Stratford accident victim in ICU

Taranaki Base Hospital spokeswoman Kirsty McMurray has confirmed a 32 year old male is in a stable condition in ICU. This follows an accident near Stratford at around 8pm on Sunday night involving two vehicles. One female victim died at the scene of the accident. A police spokesperson advised the victim's were sole occupiers of... Continue Reading →

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