Archive for the 'Police' Category

Men with baseball bats attack father, son and dog in Palmerston North

News from NZ Police
A 38-year-old man and his 13-year-old son were pulled from their vehicle and assaulted by men armed with baseball bats in Palmerston North on Saturday afternoon. Read more »

Police investigating man’s collapse and death in Naenae shop

News from NZ Police
Just before 11am Police were called to a shop on Hillary Court in Naenae just before 11am this morning, after a man had collapsed. Read more »

Motorcyclist, injured after crash following police chase, dies in hospital

News from NZ Police
The motorcyclist involved in a serious crash in Bulls yesterday evening has died today in Palmerston North Hospital. Read more »

“Moderate” 4.8 quake was 54km deep

Some city buildings were checked last night, after the earthquake which was felt at 8.51pm. Read more »

Airline pilots to continue fight for safety zone on extended airport runway

News from NZALPA
The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) board today announced it will fund and fight to maintain the recent Court of Appeal decision for the Director of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to reconsider his review of the 90-metre safety area for an extended Wellington Airport runway. Read more »

Auckland driver charged after death of Wellington cyclist on SH1 at Taupo

News from NZ Police
Charges have been laid following two serious crashes in Taupo and one on the Desert Road earlier this year. Read more »

Peace activists seeking costs after no convictions in court case

Press Release – Peace Action Wellington
Peace activists will be returning to court today aiming to recover costs for the Crown’s recent failed prosecution against them. Read more »

Home invasion in Levin: woman tied up at knifepoint and robbed

News from NZ Police
Horowhenua Police are investigating an aggravated robbery early yesterday morning, when a woman was tied up at knifepoint by two men who broke into her Levin home. Read more »

Long morning delays on SH2 after truck breakdown and Horokiwi crash

There were traffic queues up to 25km long on State Highway 2 this morning after a truck broke down between Petone and Ngauranga. Read more »

Wellington woman, 56, dies after being hit by car in Paekakariki

News from NZ Police
A woman has died after being hit by a car in Paekakariki this morning. She was 56-year-old Caroline Boyd, a Wellington local. Read more »

Crash closes both lanes of Mt Vic tunnel

Sunday traffic faced long extra delays this morning after a crash closed the Mt Victoria Tunnel for an hour. Read more »

Police find teenager, missing from home in Petone

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police have found 18-year-old Brandon Andrews who was reported missing from his home in Petone. Read more »

Two in critical condition after two cars crash on Old SH1 in Raumati South

News from NZ Police
Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious two-car crash on Old State Highway 1 in Raumati South this morning. Read more »

Countdown warns about scam emails – don’t click on them, don’t open them

News from Countdown
Countdown and NetSafe are advising consumers to be vigilant as New Zealanders are being targeted by scam emails. Read more »

Police (off duty) marching in Pride parade

News from NZ Police
A contingent of off-duty police staff will be participating in tomorrow’s Wellington Pride Parade. Read more »

Finance company seeking $275,000 from mother of Terry Serepisos

BusinessDesk report by Jonathan Underhill
General Finance has sought summary judgment against the mother of discharged Wellington bankrupt Terry Serepisos over some $275,000 owed on a defaulted mortgage, but her lawyer argued the mortgage lender ‘sabotaged’ the sale of the apartment and is to blame for the outstanding money. Read more »

Rape culture: apologies from two Wellington College students

The two Wellington College students who last week made rape comments on social media have today apologised for what they said. The students are not being named, as they are minors. Read more »

One killed in Haywards crash between truck and car; delays on SH2 and SH58

News from NZ Police
A person has died following a crash between a car and a truck at the intersection of State Highways 2 and 58 in Lower Hutt this morning. Read more »

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