Archive for the 'Police' Category

Second fixed speed camera installed on ‘high risk’ motorway near Horokiwi

News from NZ Police
Motorists driving between Wellington and Petone will now see a new fixture – the housing for a second fixed speed camera on this stretch of motorway. Read more »

Two men assault Marton newspaper delivery contractor, and steal his car

News from NZ Police
A newspaper delivery contractor was assaulted and his vehicle was stolen when he was conducting a delivery early this morning. Read more »

Police seek hit-and-run driver who ran away after injuring motorcyclist

News from NZ Police
Whanganui Police are appealing for public help in locating the driver of a car who was last night involved in a hit and run which left a motorcyclist with serious injuries. Read more »

York Bay resident saves lone yachtsman after mast snaps in harbour

News from NZ Police
A York Bay resident called Police for help after noticing a lone yachtsman in trouble near Matiu/Somes Island at around 5.00pm this evening. Read more »

Whangarei man arrested after bomb threat phone call to ACC in Wellington

Press Release – New Zealand Police
A man was arrested in Whangarei today after a threatening phone call was made to the ACC call centre in Wellington. Read more »

Drug dog Dirk graduates from training school in Trentham

News from NZ Customs Service

Graduates: Customs Officer Daniel Evans and drug detector dog Dirk.

Comptroller of Customs Carolyn Tremain congratulated Customs’ newest detector dog team at a graduation ceremony at the Police Dog Training Centre in Trentham today. Read more »

Fire destroys tussock at wild life sanctuary on Cape Kidnappers

News from Hastings District Council

Fire burnt around 1.5 hectares of land at Cape Sanctuary at Ocean Beach this afternoon. Read more »

Police Remembrance Day on Monday

News from NZ Police
Police officers who have died in the line of duty will be remembered at the annual Australasian and South Pacific Police Remembrance Day Service at the Royal New Zealand Police College in Trentham on Monday. Read more »

Police join investigation of suspected fraud by commercial fishing companies

News from MPI
Ministry for Primary Industries compliance officers swooped on a Hawkes Bay fishing enterprise today to secure evidence in an investigation into suspected fraudulent activity in the inshore commercial fishing sector. Eighty-eight compliance officers, investigators and New Zealand Police visited sites not only in the greater Hawkes Bay area, but also in Wellington, Tauranga, Gisborne, the Chatham Islands and Christchurch. Read more »

Wellington plumber fined $4500 for dangerous work in two Westport homes

News from Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board
A Wellington plumber has been fined $4,500 at the Porirua District Court, following investigation into work carried out in Westport. Read more »

Terry Serepisos’s discharge from bankruptcy opposed by Official Assignee

BusinessDesk report by Paul McBeth
The Official Assignee has filed papers in the High Court opposing the automatic discharge of high-profile Wellington property developer Terry Serepisos from bankruptcy next month. Read more »

Hutt Valley train services stopped by weather; interislander trips cancelled

Train services on the Hutt Valley and Melling lines were suspended for 90 minutes tonight because of the bad weather. The suspension began at 5pm. Read more »

Ngauranga crash blocks north-bound traffic on motorway

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A crash blocked the northbound left lane on State Highway One at the Ngauranga Flyover tonight. Read more »

Car hits power pole in Wainuiomata, driver seriously injured

News from NZ Police
A driver was seriously injured when his car crashed into a power pole in Wainuiomata this morning. Read more »

Emergency at Silverstream stops trains on Hutt Valley line

Train services on the Hutt Valley line came to a halt about 8pm last night because of what TranzMetro called “an emergency services incident” at Silverstream. Read more »

Home detention for man involved in $740,000 advertising invoice scam

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office
James Stephen Burns (41) was sentenced in the Wellington District Court today to seven months’ home detention for his part in an advertising invoice scam. Read more »

Four teenagers arrested after attack on couple in Hastings park

News from NZ Police
Police today arrested four teenagers allegedly responsible for the attack on a young man and woman as they walked through Windsor Park in Hastings on Monday afternoon. The young man received facial injuries in the attack. Read more »

A bomb in Napier? Library evacuated – but it was a false alarm

The Napier Public Library was evacuated this morning after a suspicious package was found in the central city building. But it was a false alarm. Read more »

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