A police spokesperson has confirmed that multiple police units were called to Pātea beach at around 2.40 pm on Sunday where it was reported that numerous children had been swept out to sea from the river mouth. Its believed that another beach user was able to get all of the children back to shore by... Continue Reading →
A few like-minded locals got together to bring a spring back in to the townships main Street via donations and good will. A collective of generous donors gathered soil, compost, plant food and flowers to the initiative they've named "Adopted Garden". Also monetary donations were made by the Pātea Market in a bid to give... Continue Reading →
A teenage rugby player has been seriously injured at a match in South Taranaki. Police officers were called to Pātea Domain, where a club rugby match was being played, at 1.45pm on Saturday to reports of a teenager with neck and back injuries. A St John Ambulance spokesperson said they transported a patient in serious... Continue Reading →
A food stand has been erected in Patea to help alleviate waste and offer fresh fruit and veg to those that need it. They are popping up all over the country as a way to share excess fresh fruit and veg within smaller communities. The stands are primarily for fresh fruit and vegetables, as well... Continue Reading →
Around 11.45pm Saturday night, police fire and ambo were called to a vehicle that went through a fence on State Highway 3, south of Hāwera. The single occupier of the vehicle did not sustain serious injuries and no other vehicles were involved in the accident.
Police have reported one person has died following the car vs truck accident today. A police spokeswoman said police, fire and ambulance staff were advised of the crash on Ball Rd, between Joll Rd and Petch Rd, Hurleyville, just after 3pm. The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the accident and traffic is being turned away at either... Continue Reading →
A police spokesperson has advised of a serious vehicle accident on Ball Road, Kakaramea around 3.10 pm today. The Serious Crash Unit has been called to the scene for further investigation. Updates coming soon...
Te Runanga o Ngati Ruanui Trust has been informed that Tran-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) will appeal against the recent High Court at Wellington decision. Ngati Ruanui kaiarataki Debbie Ngarewa-Packer says Ngati Ruanui will continue to lead the charge in this fight to protect our ocean environment. “We’ve fought and won this battle twice now. We... Continue Reading →