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 →
South Road (State Highway 3) in Taranaki is likely to be closed for most of the day following a serious crash. The crash between a truck and a car happened at 10am, about 10km south of Hawera. There are serious injuries reported. The Serious Crash Unit has been notified. There are currently no suitable diversions... Continue Reading →
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.
The homicide investigation into the death of 30-year-old Jasmine Wilson, who died on 2 August after receiving non-accidental injuries in Whanganui on 31 July, is continuing. A team of investigators from Whanganui, Manawatu and Taranaki are working on the case and making good progress. The examination of the white Toyota Carib station wagon has now... Continue Reading →
Police attended a car crash involving three vehicles in South Taranaki on Monday afternoon. Emergency services were notified of the crash on Glover Rd, between Railway Rd and Alex Taylor St, Hāwera at around 4.00pm. The southbound lane was partially blocked and traffic management was in place while the scene was investigated and cleared. A... Continue Reading →
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.
A 48-year-old man remains in hospital in serious condition after a crash on State Highway 3 on Saturday afternoon. Emergency services were called to State Highway 3, near the intersection of Devon and Mountain Rd, around 4.45pm on Saturday to reports of a single-vehicle crash. A Taranaki District Health Board spokesperson said a 48-year-old man... Continue Reading →
Police have advised a video published to Facebook has been referred to their Social Media Experts for review. On Monday, Hawera man Adam Preston posted to Facebook a video showing a teenage boy that he believes had been caught numerous times in the Hawera King Edward Park masturbating. The post reads "this little sicko was... Continue Reading →
Police can now release the name of the woman who died following a crash at the intersection of Mountain and Cornwall Roads, Ngaere, on Saturday 27 July. She was 35 year old Shannon Trisan Lorraine Wetini of Hawera. Police extend their deepest sympathies to Shannon’s family and friends at this difficult time.