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 →

Victim of Awakino fatality named

Police can now confirm the name of the man who died in a two car crash on SH3 near the Awakino Tunnel on Monday 22 April. He was 56-year-old Scott Hamilton Murray of Te Puke. sympathies to Mr Murray's friends and family at this difficult time.

Fatal accident near Awakino Tunnel

One person has died following a two car crash on SH3 near the Awakino Tunnel. The crash was reported to emergency services shortly before 12.30pm. Two people received minor injuries in the crash. A police investigation into the cause of this crash is underway. The Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene. The road is... Continue Reading →

Two dead following serious accident in Hawera

Police have confirmed the two people have died after a crash in Hawera this evening. The crash occurred at 8:25pm near the intersection of Glover Road and Ketemarae Road. The Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene and Police will investigate the cause of the crash. Condolences to the families of for victim's

One dead, six injured in Inglewood accident

Emergency services responded to a serious crash on Junction Road, Inglewood, New Plymouth this morning. Police were called to the two vehicle crash around 7.50am. One person has died at the scene and six others have received serious to minor injuries. The Serious Crash Unit has been advised and Junction Road is currently closed. Motorists... Continue Reading →

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