One person has died following a water-related incident at Oakura Beach, Oakura, New Plymouth. Emergency services were advised around 8.25pm on Monday that a person had been pulled from the water in a critical condition. Medical attention was administered, but the person died at the scene. condolences to all involved.
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 →
Robin Barry Killeen was crushed to death at Anzco Foods' plant in Eltham on Thursday morning in a workplace incident, his daughter Tania Killeen-Noy told NZHerald. Killeen had been working as a cleaning contractor at the Anzco plant for extra income to help top up his pension. On the day of the accident and days... Continue Reading →
The search for two missing people following last week’s eruption on Whakaari / White Island will continue with a local-led operation. Police today outlined the overall response to date using images, maps and data. The information was first presented to the family of one of the missing – local 40-year-old man Hayden Marshall-Inman. Police and... Continue Reading →
Home security to deter burglars: - Lock your doors and windows. - Record the serial numbers of expensive electronic items and photograph these and other valuables, email images to your home email for vault storage. -Keep valuables out of sight, i.e. jewellery, cameras and electronic games. - Install an alarm system, get sensor lights fitted.... Continue Reading →
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 →