Homicide enquiry following New Plymouth death

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.

8 year old missing, New Plymouth

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 →

New Plymouth paddle boarder found safe

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 →

Major internet outage across Taranaki

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 →

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