Archive for the 'Police' Category

Man in red car arrested after dangerous driving on Customhouse Quay

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police were alerted to multiple reports of a dangerous driver on Willis Street at approximately 4:30pm this afternoon. Read more »

Exhibition celebrating women in policing opens this weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Police
A new exhibition opens this weekend at the New Zealand Police Museum, celebrating the 75th anniversary of New Zealand policewomen. Read more »

Another crash, another morning of SH1 delays on Kapiti Coast

It was another morning of peak-hour delays for traffic heading into Wellington on the Kapiti Coast today. Read more »

13 more years in jail for prison-based methamphetamine importer

News from NZ Police
A 42-year old man who arranged the importation of methamphetamine from his Rimutaka Prison cell has been sentenced to 13 years and two months. Read more »

Petone man fined for unsafe, unauthorised electrical work at Upper Hutt school

News from Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
Two recent prosecutions of individuals under the Electricity Act 1992 have highlighted the importance of consumers ensuring they always use a licensed electrical worker to perform prescribed electrical work. Read more »

High levels of burglaries and thefts from cars and homes in Porirua and Kapiti

News from NZ Police
High numbers of burglaries and thefts from insecure vehicles and homes are continuing in the Porirua and Kapiti areas. Read more »

Wellington police jumping into the harbour for safer boating week

News from NZ Police
The winter temperatures aren’t quite over but this Friday, Wellington Police will be jumping at the opportunity to encourage safer boating this summer. Read more »

Skeleton found in Tararuas may be missing Levin man

News from NZ Police
Forensic tests are ongoing to establish the identity of human skeletal remains that were uncovered in a bush gully in the Mangahao Dam area of the Tararua Foothills on Monday. Read more »

Man with head injuries and burns found near car fire in Wainuiomata

News from NZ Police
A man with serious head injuries and burns was found near a car on fire in Wainuiomata this morning. Read more »

Armed robbery in Taita – police seek four people and a blue coupe

News from NZ Police
Hutt Valley Police are continuing to look for four people following the armed robbery of a shop on Taita Drive last night. Read more »

Lower Hutt siren test on Thursday

Press Release – Hutt City Council
The Lower Hutt siren test is on this Thursday, 13 October, at 10am. Read more »

What was scaring the police at Rimutaka Prison?

One of the most inscrutable press releases ever – it’s from the police and it refers to a “scare” at Rimutaka Prison. But what was scaring them? They’re not telling. Read more »

Pasifika prisoners see play by Wellington company

Press Release – Department Of Corrections

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Woman injured, four arrested after party in Mortimer Terrace

News from NZ Police
A woman was injured in Mortimer Terrace last night when there was disorder following a party. Read more »

SH1 closed again – car flips on to its roof at Pukerua Bay

News from NZ Police
State Highway 1 was closed again today, after a crash north of Pukerua Bay. Read more »

Plant propagation inspires 13 prisoners

Press Release – Department Of Corrections
Learning about plant propagation was a highlight for a prisoner who graduated from Rimutaka Prison’s National Certificate in Horticulture (Introductory) Level 2 on Thursday. Read more »

Two hours from Plimmerton to Paekak; huge delays on SH1 after truck/car crash

Four hours after a serious crash at Paekakariki, northbound traffic on State Highway 1 was backed up from Paekakariki as far as Plimmerton. Delays were continuing for southbound traffic as well. Read more »

Sir Ngatata Love sentenced to 2 years and 6 months in jail for fraud

Report from BusinessDesk by Sophie Boot
Former Treaty of Waitangi claims negotiator Sir Ngatata Love has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison after being convicted of taking a secret payment of $1.5 million while chairman of the Wellington Tenths Trust. Read more »

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