Two people have been arrested in relation to two daytime burglaries in Thames on Monday.
Today, Police investigating the burglaries conducted search warrants in central Thames, leading to the arrest of two males, aged 15 and 20.
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Senior Community Constable called into the Gold FM studio to update the Police File this week. Click on our podcast link below to hear Brian Gentil and Harley North discussing the full details and read the summary.
Wednesday 11 SeptemberWaihi Police... Continue reading »
The Waihi Fire & Rescue Service respond to a huge variety of call outs throughout the year. Earlier today it was a dog that needed to be rescued.
Firefighters received a call for help from Old Tauranga Road. A dog, which Moe Stevens said he... Continue reading »
Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are currently responding to a hydraulic oil spill in the Sulphur Point area of Tauranga Harbour.
The spill occurred last night and was caused by a failed hydraulic hose. Oily water entered the storm water... Continue reading »
The investigation into the circumstances surrounding yesterday’s fatal bus crash near Rotorua continues.
At this stage we can confirm that those who died were four adults and a young child.
Police are making good progress with the identification of... Continue reading »
Police can now confirm five people have tragically lost their lives after a bus rolled on State Highway 5 earlier today.
Emergency services were called to the scene near Mamaku, about 20 minutes north of Rotorua, at about 11am.
27 people were on... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week. Click our podcast link below to hear more details.
Monday 26 AugustA Waihi male was arrested for breach of bail after failing to present for a curfew check. He was held in... Continue reading »
Tauranga Police are reminding anyone heading out on the water to make sure they’re well equipped, following a kayaking incident today.
Three kayakers went out fishing early this morning from Arataki, but one of them separated from the others and was... Continue reading »
Bay of Plenty Road Policing Manager, Inspector Brent Crowe has released details about a fatal crash that occurred last night after a police pursuit had been initiated and then abandoned.
About 11pm yesterday a pursuit was initiated when the driver... Continue reading »
One person has died following a serious crash at the intersection of Port Road and Hilton Drive, Whangamata.
Police were alerted to the single-vehicle crash around 5pm last night.
No other injuries were reported.
The Westpac 2 rescue helicopter... Continue reading »
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on Paeroa-Tahuna Road, Otway, Waikato.
Police were called about 5pm.
One person has died following the crash, and another is understood to have sustained serious injuries.
Two other people have... Continue reading »
Emergency services are responding to a serious crash at the intersection of Port Road and Achilles Avenue, Whangamata.
Police were alerted to the single-vehicle crash around 5pm.
Initial reports indicate one person received serious injuries.
The... Continue reading »
Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens reported in on the five jobs the Waihi Fire & Rescue team attended over the last week.
First up last Monday, 19 august, at 8.15 pm it was off to a car crash. A ute had hit a bank on the Paeroa side of the... Continue reading »
Two ambulances and two helicopters responded to assist two motorcyclists injured in a crash on Dobson Street Waihi in the early hours of this morning.
Emergency services were alerted to the crash at approximately 12.50 am.
Both patients were... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week. Police are concerned about the increase in local burglaries. Please keep your eyes and ears open and report suspicious activities to police immediately. A pedestrian who was... Continue reading »
Ellen Henderson, President at Waihi RSA called in to catch up with Brian Gentil about their Trivia Night this Saturday night. They only have a few tables left and Ellen suggested getting your team registered early, rather than later.
They’ve... Continue reading »
Motorists are advised that State Highway 2, near the Wairoa Bridge, Te Puna is closed due to a truck crash.
The crash happened at around 08:50 am when the truck transporting chemicals went off the road.
Some chemicals have been spilt on the road... Continue reading »
Police encourage firearm owners in the wider Paeroa area to attend a prohibited firearms amnesty and buy-back collection event on Wednesday, 21 August.
The event will be held at Centennial Park, Towers Street, Paeroa, from 10am - 3pm.
Now’s the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens to find out what made the local siren call out his firefighters to four incidents.
The first was on Wednesday 14 August at 10 am, where Waihi Fire & Rescue was called to assist... Continue reading »
Western Bay of Plenty Police would like to remind motorists to drive to the conditions and stay safe on the road.
Over the last two weeks every day it has rained five to ten crashes have been reported to Western Bay of Plenty police.
Almost all of... Continue reading »