Archive for the 'Police' Category

A tale of two cinemas

by Lindsay Shelton
A second cinema has been affected by city council actions (or lack of them). Read more »

Wellington getting more fixed speed cameras; sites not yet finalised

News from NZ Police
Following an eight-month selection process, including extensive discussion with local traffic experts and consultation with residents and businesses, the first 12 potential sites to receive new fixed speed cameras have been nominated. Read more »

Royal couple visit Police College, 33 years after its royal opening

News from NZ Police
Police will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to The Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua tomorrow, thirty-three years after it was opened by the Prince of Wales. Read more »

Five cars in nose-to-tail collision on Hutt Motorway; long traffic delays

Police and other services have been clearing vehicles damaged in a five-car nose to tail collision on the Hutt Motorway north of the Ngauranga Gorge interchange tonight. Read more »

Self-storage fire: Johnsonville man arrested and charged with arson

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police have arrested a 34-year-old Johnsonville man and charged him with arson in relation so the fire that damaged the Kiwi Self Storage facility on Rongotai Road in Kilbirnie in the early hours of 4 April. Read more »

After search starts on Heaphy Track, missing tourist found in Queenstown

News from NZ Police
Police have located American tourist Bob Kuhmann who had sparked a missing persons investigation after failing to arrive at booked accommodation on the West Coast. Read more »

Arson in Porirua: kitchen set on fire in Champion Street

News from NZ Police
Porirua Police are investigating an arson that occurred early yesterday morning. An occupant of a house in Champion Street discovered that her kitchen was on fire. Read more »

Car hits bank on Rimutaka Hill Road, only minor injuries

News from NZ Police
A car has crashed into a bank on the Upper Hutt side of the Rimutaka Hill Road. Read more »

“Malicious, deliberate arson;” images of man wanted for self-storage fire

News from NZ Police

Police have released CCTV footage which shows a person of interest they wish to speak to in relation to the Kiwi Self Storage arson investigation. Read more »

Blood-spattered clothes cause biosecurity alert at Wellington Airport

News from MPI
A passenger ended up abandoning his blood-spattered clothes after a biosecurity alert at Wellington Airport last month. Read more »

Hutt community corrections site safer after $957.000 makeover

News from NZ Government
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has officially opened the Lower Hutt Community Corrections site, which has been refurbished at a total cost of $957,000. Read more »

Experienced road cyclist killed in collision with semi-trailer truck

News from NZ Police
A woman cyclist was killed in a collision involving a semi-trailer truck in Palmerston North, just after 7am this morning. Read more »

20 fire appliances called to fight blaze in storage facility; top floor destroyed

Twitter photo from Simon Swampy Marsh

News from NZ Firs Service at 4.30
Fire has destroyed the upper floor of a Kilbirnie storage unit but the ground floor appears to have escaped with only water and smoke damage. Read more »

E-Gas men guilty of $17m fraud – they under-reported sales of gas

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office
Ronald Peter Rosenberg (72) and Sydney Lio Hunt (46) were found guilty in the Wellington District Court today of charges amounting to $17 million of fraud. Read more »

Miramar murder: police seek witch costumes from Halloween 2011


News from NZ Police
Wellington Police investigating the murder of Mei Chen in Miramar last November have released a picture of a witch costume taken in 2011 and are trying to source identical costumes of the same age. Read more »

Police name 21-year-old who died in Upper Hutt gym

News from NZ Police
Hutt Valley Police have released the name of the 21-year-old man who died at City Fitness Gym on Princes Street in Upper Hutt. Read more »

60-year-old man’s body found in Queen Elizabeth Park

News from NZ Police
The body of a 60-year-old man has been found in Queen Elizabeth Park at Paraparaumu. Read more »

Peter Jackson’s jet joins search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

Sir Peter Jackson’s private jet is being used in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane which disappeared three weeks ago with 239 people on board. Read more »

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