Archive for the 'Police' Category

Man with gun tries to rob security staff outside Warehouse in Lyall Bay

News from NZ Police
A man with a firearm this afternoon failed in a bid to rob an ACN Currency security van outside The Warehouse store in Lyall Bay. Read more »

Police vs councillors

Wellington.Scoop
The feud between the police and city councillors was in its second day yesterday. Read more »

Three men caught south of Titahi Bay with 867 paua; fine up to $250,000

News from MPI
Ministry for Primary Industries compliance officers caught three men with 867 paua on the west coast south of Titahi Bay on Monday. The recreational fishing limit for paua is ten per person per day. Read more »

Man arrested after police find drugs, firearms, cash and stolen goods

News from NZ Police
Whanganui Police today found a significant quantity of drugs, firearms, cash and over $20,000 in stolen property and vehicles at an address near Taihape. Read more »

Two accidents delay traffic in Ngauranga Gorge

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Wellington.Scoop
Traffic has been delayed by two accidents in the Ngauranga Gorge tonight. Read more »

Woman passenger killed when car hits tree; driver critically injured

News from NZ Police
A woman passenger was killed when a car hit a tree early this morning on Papaiti Road, 6 kilometres north east of Wanganui. Read more »

Safe Hutt Valley campaign warns: lock your doors and windows

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council
Safe Hutt Valley is a group of organisations committed to promoting safety in the Hutt Valley. Group members, Upper Hutt City Council and Hutt Valley Police, remind residents about the importance of car security after a recent increase in the number of vehicle-related theft in the area. Read more »

Bomb scare closes Ballance Street; police investigate package of clothes

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Twitter photo from Ryan Boswell

Wellington.Scoop
A bomb scare closed Ballance Street in central Wellington for 90 minutes this morning. Read more »

Men with knife steal cash and cigarettes from Caltex service station

News from NZ Police
The Caltex Service Station on Railway Avenue in Lower Hutt was robbed at knifepoint last night. Read more »

Four family members arrested after attack on policeman and his dog

News from NZ Police
A Manawatu police dog handler and his dog were attacked while attending a domestic incident in Palmerston North this morning. Read more »

School pupils released after police lockdown; false report of armed man

News from NZ Police
A man being sought by police in relation to an alleged armed incident near Hastings has this afternoon given himself up to police. Read more »

Unlicensed electricians fined for heat pump installations in Lower Hutt and Levin

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
The recent prosecutions of three unlicensed electrical workers should serve as a timely reminder to consumers to ensure they always use a licensed electrical worker and ask for certification for all work carried out. Read more »

Woman arrested after pouring petrol on council staff member in Feilding

News from NZ Police
A woman is in custody after an incident at the Manawatu District Council building in Feilding this morning. The woman, armed with a can of petrol and a lighter, began pouring it on to the council reception counter and on to a staff member, before pouring more petrol throughout other parts of the building. Read more »

After four-day search, wreckage of missing helicopter found, with pilot’s body

News from Maritime NZ
The wreckage of a helicopter missing in Kahurangi National Park, 35km west of Motueka, has been found, with the body of the pilot. Read more »

New speed cameras on dangerous roads in Waiwhetu and Wainuiomata

News from NZ Police
Two new next-generation fixed speed cameras on Wainui Road in Waiwhetu and on Wainuiomata Hill Road in Wainuiomata will be operational from next Tuesday – a day later than scheduled to allow for the completion of final assurance and testing. Read more »

78-year-old driver charged with careless driving after death of pedestrian

News from NZ Police
ManawatĂĽ Police have charged a 78-year-old woman in relation to a fatal crash where a pedestrian was killed and another injured in Palmerton North on the evening of 25 August. Read more »

Three arrested after masked men with tomahawk rob service station

News from NZ Police
Palmerston North Police have today arrested three men in relation to an aggravated robbery that occurred yesterday at the Mobil Service Station, on the corner of Tremaine Avenue and Rangitikei Street. Read more »

After home invasion, four men charged with robbery and kidnapping

News from NZ Police
A Richmond home invaded by four armed gang associates on Monday (6 October) was the catalyst for Nelson police to conduct search warrants at three local addresses early this morning. Read more »

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