Police have launched a homicide enquiry following a death in New Plymouth last night. Around 5:30pm Police received a report of a death in the Whalers Gate area. Police attended an address on Fantome Place and located a deceased woman. A 49-year-old woman will appear in New Plymouth District Court today charged with murder.
Update: The eight-year-old boy reported missing in New Plymouth earlier this evening has been found. The boy was located safe and well in Spotswood a short time ago, and has been returned to his caregivers. __________________________________ Central Police are urgently seeking sightings of a boy reported missing in Spotswood, New Plymouth. Hohepa was last seen... Continue Reading →
A paddle boarder that had been swept out to sea in high winds off the coast of New Plymouth has been found. Officers were alerted by Coastguard at 4.30pm on Saturday that a paddle boarder had been taken out off the coast near the Belt Road Seaside Holiday Park. A police spokesperson said they are... Continue Reading →
Update: Police have confirmed Gordon has been found. 07/05/19 New Plymouth Police are urging the public to keep an eye out for Victor Henderson, known as Gordon. The 76-year-old was last seen at his home address on Garrett Drive in Whalers Gate around 1pm today. Mr Henderson is believed to be on foot and is... Continue Reading →
The 76-year-old man missing in New Plymouth today has been found safe and well. Police would like to thank the public whose assistance has led to the man being found.
Update 2 The fibre repair crew is now onsite and investigating repair options. Update 1 Fibre damage location has been identified as near Mangapouri Cemetery, Egmont Village, Taranaki. Technical staff are heading to the site to find out the cause of the damage. Ultrafast Fibre have confirmed on their website there is currently a major... Continue Reading →
In the past fortnight, central police have dealt with a number of firearms incidents where victim's have been seriously injured. Following an arrest of a 21 year old male in New Plymouth responsible for a shooting on Plympton Street in the Brooklands suburb on the 30th March, Police were informed by Ambulance at around 1:25am... Continue Reading →
Police are continuing to investigate a firearms incident in Plympton Street, New Plymouth on 30 March. A 21-year-old man has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm in relation to the incident. He is remanded in custody and will reappear in New Plymouth District Court on 24 April. The victim, a... Continue Reading →
A 21-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a firearms incident in Westown, New Plymouth on Saturday, 30 March. The man will appear in New Plymouth District Court tomorrow on a charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. The investigation is ongoing and Police would still like to speak to anyone... Continue Reading →