Archive for the 'Police' Category

Murder in Johnsonville; one person stabbed to death, four injured

jville stabbing
Twitter photo by Sam James

News from NZ Police
A person was stabbed to death in Johnsonville tonight, and four people received stab wounds. Read more »

Armed police stop car on SH1 near Peka Peka, three men detained

News from NZ Police
Police were called to an address in Waikanae this afternoon after reports that a woman and a man were travelling to the area in a white Subaru with firearms and drugs. Police had information that the pair, who are known to police, were planning to threaten a person known to them. Read more »

Searchers rescue Upper Hutt man, 66, missing overnight in Te Marua

News from NZ Police
Missing Upper Hutt man Graham Carr has been located alive and is receiving medical treatment for hypothermia. Read more »

Aggressive dog shot and killed in Wainui during police search for armed man

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police officers looking for a potentially armed man in Wainuiomata yesterday shot an aggressive dog after it attacked a police dog. Despite receiving veterinary attention, the dog later died of its injuries. The police dog escaped injury and remains on duty. Read more »

Spare smartphone and free app help catch intruder in Kapiti house

Press Release – Salient Eye
Melissa Rodrigues’ Kapiti property was violated three nights in a row. Her three-year-old son told her that he heard an intruder. The first time she didn’t believe him. Read more »

Man arrested and charged with knife-point robbery of Kilbirnie bank

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police have arrested and charged a 33 year old man with two bank robberies. One of the charges relates to the aggravated robbery of the ASB Bank in Kilbirnie on June 12. Read more »

Armed police arrest man in Island Bay after woman assaulted in Northland

News from NZ Police
A woman was assaulted and threatened with what appeared to be a firearm, in the Wellington suburb of Northland this morning. Read more »

Hutt Police seize $470,000 assets in Wainuiomata including eight cars

News from NZ Police
Hutt Valley Police and staff from the Central Asset Recovery Unit this morning executed search warrants and restraining orders pursuant to the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 at an address in Wainuiomata. Read more »

Police dogs sharing graduation in Porirua

Press Release – New Zealand Police
Sixty new constables will graduate from Wing 291 at the Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua tomorrow and at the same graduation three experienced Police Dog handlers and one Corrections Officer will be graduating from their nine-week course in narcotic detection. Read more »

Court orders Ross investor to repay ‘fictitious gains’ totalling $454,000

BusinessDesk report by Paul McBeth
Former Ross Asset Management investor Hamish McIntosh, who lost name suppression in a Court of Appeal ruling last week, has been ordered to repay $454,000 in fictitious gains from his investment, but he can keep his $500,000 principal payment. Read more »

NZ Red Cross launches appeal to help hardest-hit flood victims

Press Release – NZ Red Cross
Red Cross has been responding to the severe flooding across the country and has launched an emergency appeal to further help the people hardest hit. Read more »

Concern for missing Naenae man

News from NZ Police
Police and family are appealing for information as to the location of Norman Petrie. Read more »

Stranded for at least a week? Pipiriki residents cut off by two slips

News from Ruapehu District Council
Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is aiming to supply Pipiriki residents isolated by two major slips on the Pipiriki-Raetihi Road with at least a week’s worth of food supplies. Read more »

Recovery efforts continue as floods recede in Wanganui, Rangitikei and Taranaki

News from Horizons Regional Council
Recovery efforts continue around the Region as flood waters recede and communities begin the clean up with the support of local agencies. Read more »

Roads, drains and water supplies being checked after weekend of flooding

News from Horowhenua DIstrict Council
Horowhenua District Council staff have started the week investigating roads, water and wastewater infrastructure following the recent flooding events. Read more »

400 people evacuated in Wanganui’s worst-ever flood; more than 2000 slips

flooding wanganui
Photo: NewsTalkZB

The Wanganui district has been experiencing the largest flood ever recorded in the district. Four hundred people have been evacuated from their homes. Read more »

SH1 reopens after bridge at Manakau repaired; Manawatu Gorge still closed

State Highway 1 was closed in several places yesterday by flooding. At Manakau, the blockage was total, because no detour was available after flooding caused structural damage to the Waikawa Stream bridge. However the NZ Transport Agency reports this morning that the bridge has been reopened, with speed restrictions. Read more »

Avoid non-essential travel – police warn of dangerous conditions

News from NZ Police at 11.30
Police are urging all persons in the Lower North Island to avoid non-essential travel. Read more »

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