Taranaki Police have commenced a homicide investigation following the death of an Opunake man last night.Police had previously been called to a private property in Opunake at about 4.20am on Wednesday 4 November after reports of an altercation between two men who were known to each other. Advertisment One of the men, aged 25, was... Continue Reading →
A homicide inquiry is underway after a man died in a rural area south of New Plymouth this evening. Police were called to a property in Korito shortly before 7pm, to reports a man had been seriously injured. On arrival, the man could not be revived and he died from his injuries. The Armed Offenders... Continue Reading →
Today we have only one new confirmed case of COVID-19 to report and four new probable cases. All of today’s cases can be traced to a known source. Three are linked to St Margarets Hospital & Rest Home, and two are linked to known cases. In the context of our overall total, six cases which... Continue Reading →
Police have now confirmed that the motorcyclist involved in a car vs motorcycle accident near Mokau has died. The crash was reported to emergency services at around 10am on Waitangi Day on State Highway 3, 2 kilometers South of Mokau. The road remains closed while investigators work at the scene and motorists are advised to... Continue Reading →
One person has died following a water-related incident at Oakura Beach, Oakura, New Plymouth. Emergency services were advised around 8.25pm on Monday that a person had been pulled from the water in a critical condition. Medical attention was administered, but the person died at the scene. condolences to all involved.
Police have confirmed that State Highway 3, South of Hawera is now open following a car vs truck accident at 10am on Monday. Emergency service were called to the scene where it's believed multiple occupants were trapped in the involved vehicles. It has also now been confirmed one person has died following the serious crash.... Continue Reading →
Police can confirm one person has died following the serious crash on State Highway 3, Waitotara. The road is expected to remain closed for some time. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and delay travel if possible. The Serious Crash Unit will examine the scene.
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.
Police have completed a decontamination process in a vehicle in relation to a sudden death at the river near Anzac Parade, Whanganui East, where the vehicle was found submerged in the water. Police were concerned about an unidentifiable box in the car that would have posed a gas risk. It can be confirmed the area... Continue Reading →
Emergency services are at the scene of a single-vehicle crash in South Taranaki. The crash occurred at the intersection of Mountain and Cornwall Roads in Ngaere around 9:45pm. The single occupant of the vehicle has died at the scene. The Serious Crash Unit has been advised and motorists are asked to avoid area. know more?... Continue Reading →