Archive for the 'Police' Category

Body on Paekak Hill: 2 men and a woman charged with murdering Matthew Stevens

News from NZ Police
Three people have been jointly charged for the murder of Matthew Stevens, whose body was found on the Paekakariki Hill Road. Read more »

Red light camera at bypass intersection, “to encourage safer driving”

News from NZ Police
Police, the Transport Agency and the Wellington City Council are installing a high-tech red light camera at the intersection of Karo Drive and Victoria Street, on the inner city bypass. Read more »

Whanganui man charged with helping murderer get passport

A 25 year-old man appeared in the Whanganui District Court today charged with the Passports Act offence of False Representations. Read more »

Napier Work & Income office closed after woman threatens to kill staff

News from NZ Police
The Napier Work and Income office was closed this morning after a threat to kill staff was made over the phone. Read more »

Two years on death row: dangerous dog put down, protestors meet mayor

News from Kapiti Coast District Council
Mayor Ross Church has confirmed that the dog at the centre of a two-year Court battle after being seized by the Council is to be euthanased today. Read more »

McCully disappointed by findings of inquiry into diplomatic immunity waiver

News from NZ Government
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has now received the report on the Ministerial Inquiry – Events surrounding the request for waiver of the diplomatic immunity of a Malaysian Defence Attaché. Read more »

Kapiti ratepayers to protest about death plans for Beau

Press Release – HUHA
Concerned Kapiti ratepayers are bewildered with some of the decisions being made by the Kapiti Coast Council, and are to protest outside the council building at 12pm tomorrow to voice their concerns. Read more »

Ten Nelson drivers caught driving while drunk last weekend, including 3 women

News from NZ Police
Nelson Bays Police are stepping up their efforts to curb drink driving after ten drivers were caught over the limit during weekend checks. Read more »

Man and woman arrested in connection with murder of Matthew Stevens

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Photo from NZ Police

News from NZ Police
A 27 year old man and a 27 year old woman have been arrested and charged with accessory after the fact to murder in relation to the killing of Matthew Stevens, whose body was found on the Paekakariki Hill Road. They appeared in the Hutt Valley District Court this morning and both were remanded in custody until 26 January. Read more »

Teenager arrested, charged with assaulting elderly Waikanae couple in their home

News from NZ Police
A 17 year old has been arrested and charged with assaulting an elderly couple in their Waikanae home. Read more »

Axe attack in Upper Hutt: woman killed, three injured, man charged with murder

Police found one woman dead and three people injured at different addresses in the Timberlea area of Upper Hutt last night. Read more »

Pregnant 22-year-old woman assaulted and robbed in Levin street

News from NZ Police
A pregnant 22-year-old woman was robbed by four people in a Levin street last night. Read more »

Dept of Corrections prisoner, under guard, escapes from hospital


News from NZ Police
A Department of Corrections prisoner escaped from Wanganui Hospital last night. Read more »

Wellington cannabis raids: 11 people arrested, 200 plants and cash seized


News from NZ Police
Wellington Police yesterday dismantled a well organised commercial cannabis cultivation and distribution network areas that has been responsible for the sale of hundreds of thousands of dollars of cannabis over the past few years. Read more »

Arson blamed for Otaki house fire

News from NZ Police
Police believe a house fire yesterday in Otaki was deliberately lit. Read more »

66-year-old guilty of 35 counts of sexual offending against ten women

News from NZ Police
A jury in the High Court in Nelson today found a 66-year-old Blenheim man guilty on a total of 35 charges relating to serious sexual offending against young and vulnerable women. These included sexual violations by rape, indecent assaults, making objectionable images, supplying Class C drugs and grooming in preparation for his sexual offending. Read more »

Rain causes flooding on Kāpiti Coast; traffic delayed on SH1 near Ohau Bridge

Flooding near Ohau – NZTA photo

News from Kapiti Coast District Council
Persistent rain caused flooding in some areas of the Kāpiti Coast today. And flooding south of the Ohau Bridge caused traffic delays on SH1 between Manakau and Levin. Read more »

TranzMetro train hits pole, brings down cables at Ava Station; a day of delays

News from NZ Police
A Tranzmetro train travelling into Ava Station in Lower Hutt collided with a pole and brought down over-head cables at about 11.30 last night. Read more »

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