Serious crash near Whanganui

Emergency services are attending a serious crash on State Highway 4, south of Kakatahi. The two-vehicle crash occurred about 7pm. Initial indications are multiple people are injured. The road is completely closed and will likely remain closed for some time. Motorists are urged to delay travel or use alternative routes.

14 year old girl killed in Whanganui

Detective Inspector Paul Baskett has advised that Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a 14-year-old girl in Whanganui. At around 8:20pm on Saturday 16th of March, Police responded to a call from a person stating that they had harmed a family member. Police attended a property on Niblett Street and located... Continue Reading →

36 year old male faces murder charge

Inspector Nigel Allan, the Whanganui Area Commander has released a statement that a 36-year-old man will appear in the Whanganui District Court this afternoon facing five charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and one charge of murder. These charges have been laid after an incident on Wicksteed Street yesterday around 4:15pm... Continue Reading →

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