At approximately 1.30 pm on Monday the 3rd of September 2018 two males entered the St John ambulance premises in Johnston Street Waihi where an antique dealer had set up for the day.
The males were wearing coverings across their faces and had the... Continue reading »
“The heavy rain over the northeast corner of New Zealand is set to continue today as a slow-moving front lingers, before slowly moving off to the east in the evening”, says MetService meteorologist Mark Bowe. “MetService has extended its Severe... Continue reading »
The public is being asked for feedback on new Government proposals aimed at making life better for renters, housing and urban development.
“Our tenancy laws are antiquated and don’t reflect the fact that renting is now a long-term reality for many... Continue reading »
The Great Kererū Count is NZ’s biggest citizen science project. The project is all about community participation through citizen science. Citizen science is the collection and analysis of data relating to the natural world by members of the general... Continue reading »
NZ Police have released the following statement on behalf of the family of Lauren "Kimi" Worrell, who died on 19 August 2018 at Castle Rock.
Lauren “Kimi” Worrell was a 28-year-old American living in Auckland.She'd just finished her... Continue reading »
District Commander Bruce Bird has welcomed the 127 officers allocated to Waikato today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush.
The new staff were allocated as part of the 1800 additional Police funded through a $298.8 million increase in Budget 2018 that... Continue reading »
About 10am on Sunday 19 August, Police attended the scene of a reported climbing incident at Castle Rock, near Whitianga.
Police can confirm a 28-year-old woman died at the scene.
The woman is a United States citizen who was living in New Zealand.... Continue reading »
Emergency services were called to Gravatt Road in Tauranga shortly before 10am today after a woman suffered an incident on her mobility scooter.
Preliminary enquiries indicate that an item of clothing became caught in one of the wheels of the... Continue reading »
Posted 14 August 2018
by Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern Prime Minister MP for Mt Albert Hon Chris Hipkins Minister of Education
in Media Release and Education
The Government has announced that hundreds of women working in education, who have fought for years to be paid fairly, are to get a pay rise of up to 30 percent in a historic settlement for pay equity.
The New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI)... Continue reading »
Waikato Police dispatched the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter just after midnight on Monday 13 August to assist in the search for a lost tramper near The Pinnacles in the Coromandel Ranges.
The tramper, a female in her twenties, had become lost on... Continue reading »
Posted 13 August 2018
by Gold FM
in Media Release
Media Release: Hon Scott Simpson MP
Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is seriously concerned at reports that Census field workers in the Coromandel were told to skip some houses.
“The potential impacts of this are huge for the Coromandel. If households were purposefully or even... Continue reading »
Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal crash yesterday evening, Friday 3 August, on State Highway 2, Maramarua.
A 49-year-old man was hit by a truck around 7:20pm and died at the scene.
Police have spoken to the truck driver and are... Continue reading »
Significant progress has been made with the collective redress deeds for the Marutūāhu and Pare Hauraki iwi, the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Andrew Little, has announced today.
“I have initialled the Marutūāhu Iwi Collective... Continue reading »
Police have charged three more people in relation to Operation Conga, the investigation into the death of Ngaruawahia man Mitchell Paterson.
Mr Paterson’s body was found at McLaren Falls near Tauranga on July 13th.
Three men, aged 33, 34 and 49,... Continue reading »
An 8500 signature petition calling on the Government to include Whitianga and Coromandel rescue helicopter services in the tender process was presented by Coromandel Rescue Helicopter Trust members to Coromandel MP Scott Simpson at Parliament today.... Continue reading »
Two people have been arrested in relation to Operation Conga, the investigation into the death of Ngaruawahia man Mitchell Paterson.
A 36-year-old man was arrested last evening in Paeroa and is due to appear in the Hamilton District Court on Monday... Continue reading »
Police say they are aware of some inaccurate media reporting in relation to the death of Robert Nelson on 8 July in Melville, Hamilton.
While they can’t go into specific details for operational reasons the investigation team are keeping an open mind... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency is advising SH25 will close daily from 9am to 4pm due to the clean-up of a large slip located at Ruamahunga just north of Otuturu Cresent in the Coromandel.
Contractors are on site clearing around 10,000m3 of material that... Continue reading »
Enquiries are ongoing following the discovery of a body in Tauranga earlier this week.
Police are now in a position to identify the victim — he was 26-year-old Mitchell Curtis Rehua Paterson of Ngaruawahia.
Mr Paterson’s body was found in the water... Continue reading »
East Coast Road, Kaiaua is closed due to a slip about 2kms north of Waharau. Miranda road is also closed and traffic is becoming backed up in this area. There is also a lot of surface flooding on Kaiaua Road and the area in general.
Motorists... Continue reading »