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Police appeal for witnesses following Queen Street crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a crash on Queen Street, Auckland City, this morning.

Police and emergency services were called to the crash involving a silver Honda Logo hatchback and a cyclist around 2.30am opposite Myers Park.

Woman rescued after Mt Ruapehu crevasse fall

A climber was lucky to escape serious injury after she fell 15 metres down a crevasse on Mt Ruapehu today, Saturday 25 May.

$1 million win for Waverley Lotto player

A lucky Lotto player from Waverley will be popping the champagne after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

The winning ticket was sold at Waverley Four Square in Waverley.

Appointment of part-time coroners a welcome relief - Chief Coroner

Chief Coroner Judge Deborah Marshall has welcomed the funding of eight part-time relief coroners in the Government’s latest Budget announcement.

The Government has pledged $7.5 million over four years to fund eight part-time coroners and the support staff needed to fulfil the role.

Police launch homicide investigation after Otahuhu death

Police has launched a homicide enquiry following a death in Otahuhu this morning.

Police was called to Seaside Park on Brady Road about 4.40am and located a critically injured man.

Emergency services administered medical attention, however he died at the scene.

Serious crash in Pukekohe

Police can advise a motorcyclist has died following a crash with a ute in Pukekohe around 8:20pm this evening.

The crash occurred on Helvetia Road.

The road will be closed for a number of hours while the Serious Crash Unit examine the scene.

Fatal crash in Hurunui District

Emergency services are in attendance at a fatal crash in the Hurunui District, Canterbury.

Shortly after 8pm two vehicles collided on Culverden Road (SH 7), about 2km north of the Hurunui Hotel.

Serious crash in Pukekohe

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash in Pukekohe.

Police received a report around 8:20pm of a crash between a car and a motorcycle near the intersection of Helvetia Road and Birdwood Road.

One person is reported to have been seriously injured.

Man arrested following Invercargill search

A 35-year-old man will appear in Invercargill District Court tomorrow following an arrest in Grasmere, Invercargill, this afternoon.

The man had been sought by Police during the execution of a warrant to arrest in the Grasmere area this morning.

Council thrilled with Trades Academy work on playground

The Kakahi community have celebrated the opening of their new playground that was constructed by carpentry and farming Trades Academy pupils from Taumarunui High School (THS).