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After five days, official search ends for missing 26-year-old Dutch tourist

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The parents of the missing Dutch tourist in the search area yesterday. Photo: NZ Police.

News from NZ Police
The search for 26 year old Dutch tourist Ken Boogers has now gone into “continuous limited search mode” which means no official search teams will be put into the field until new information comes to light to direct a search. Read more »

Police guard Dannevirke house after suspicious late-night fire

News from NZ Police
Manawatu Area CIB are investigating a suspicious house fire which occurred in Dannevirke at about 11pm last night. Read more »

Forestry worker, 72, killed by falling log at remote Taranaki site

News from NZ Police
A man aged in his 70s died this morning after being struck by a log during a logging operation in the Te Wera Forest, east of Stratford. Read more »

Motorcyclist dies after collision with ute and trailer

News from NZ Police
A motorcyclist was killed this morning after a collision with a ute towing a trailer on State Highway 56 at the intersection of Walkers Road, in the Manawatu settlement of Longburn. Read more »

Two women pedestrians injured when car crashes into Lower Hutt building

News from NZ Police
Two young pedestrians were injured last night when a vehicle crashed into the Cash Converters building in Queens Drive, Lower Hutt. Read more »

Teenager injured in quad bike accident on Wairarapa farm

Press Release – Life Flight Trust
A teenage farm worker was injured today in a quad bike accident in the Wairarapa. Read more »

Ross Asset liquidators start bid to claw back funds from investors

BusinessDesk report by Suze Metherell
Liquidators of the Ross Asset Management group of companies, found to be a ponzi scheme, are looking to claw back $954,000 withdrawn by one investor before the scheme collapsed, in the first of three test cases. Read more »

20-year-old Hutt man killed in jump from top of floating crane

A young Hutt man was killed this morning when he jumped into the harbour from the top of the Hikitia floating crane. Read more »

Spectacular victory for Black Caps in world cup quarter-final

News from NZ Police
A near capacity crowd enjoyed a spectacular game of cricket at Wellington Regional Stadium tonight, as New Zealand defeated the West Indies in the last of the quarter finals. Read more »

Spilt cream – slippery and dangerous – closes Takaka Hill road

Slippery cream from a crashed truck and trailer unit closed the Takaka Hill road on the Motueka side. The police tell this morning’s sad story. Read more »

Palmerston North man killed in early-morning Levin crash

News from NZ Police
A young man was killed in a single-vehiclc crash in Levin early this morning. Read more »

Delays, again, for morning motorists

More delays on State Highway One this morning. Read more »

PHOTO: Another truck overturns on new roundabout near Waikanae

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Photo: NZ Transport Agency

This truck crash on the new Otaihanga roundabout south of Waikanae caused long delays for north-bound traffic on State Highway 1 this evening. Read more »

“Lucky to be alive:” reckless teenage train-surfers identified by police

News from NZ Police
Hutt Valley Police have identified three young men involved in a “train surfing” incident on Sunday 8 March. Read more »

Police issue alcohol and streaking warnings for last phase of Cricket World Cup

News from NZ Police
The eyes of the cricketing world will be on New Zealand over the next five days and Police are working to ensure spectators at Wellington Regional Stadium remember the action for all the right reasons. Read more »

Wanted for family violence – police seek 32-year-old from Stokes Valley

News from NZ Police

Wellington Police are seeking the public’s help to locate Andrew Te Puia. He is a Maori approximately 180 cm tall. Read more »

New integrated apps improving patient care in Wellington ambulances

Press Release – Wellington Free Ambulance
A new, high tech system is helping paramedics improve patient care in the Wellington and Wairarapa regions. Read more »

High tide causes flooding from Clifton to Clive; Wellington fire trucks at work

News from Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence Group
Fire Service trucks from Wellington have been helping civil defence staff with flooding in Hawkes Bay caused by an early morning high tide and the presence of Cyclone Pam. Read more »

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