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 »
Police are urging motorists in the Coromandel to delay non-essential travel as heavy rain causes flooding and slips in the area. A number of roads are affected.
Due to a slip, SH25 is CLOSED near Whalebone Stream and Tapu Wharf. Avoid the area, and... Continue reading »
Tauranga Police have launched a homicide investigation after a body was found in suspicious circumstances.
Detective Inspector Lewis Warner says police received a report of a body in the water below McLaren Falls Bridge on McLaren Falls Road about... Continue reading »
Emergency services are attending a truck fire on the Tauranga Eastern Link Toll Rd.
It’s happened between Paengaroa roundabout and the Main Rd interchange.
The westbound lane is currently closed.
Drivers should avoid the area, follow diversions,... Continue reading »
Traffic has been diverted around the intersection of SH 27 and Ngarua Road near Ngarua, Waikato following a crash at around 6.45 pm.
A man has reportedly been hit by a car and suffered serious injuries.
SH 27 is currently closed between Maungakawa... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Senior Radio Operator Graeme Olsen from the Waihi Beach Coastguard Service.
Waihi Beach Coastguard is hosting an Open Day at their base on Seaforth Road this Sunday, July 08.
It is an opportunity for the public (families are... Continue reading »
Two people involved in a crash on SH 2 near Tauranga earlier this afternoon were uninjured.
The two people were in a car that collided with a power-pole just after 1.30pm.
They remained in the car until the power had been isolated – they were not... Continue reading »
Fire and Emergency New Zealand has taken over responsibility for issuing all permits for fires in the open in the Coromandel and overseeing fire safety as a result of a change in legislation.
Due to the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017, as of... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North joined Brian Gentil in the studio to talk about a busy week for local police. If you can help with any ongoing investigations please contact Waihi Police. Full details are below.
Tuesday 26 June Police attended an... Continue reading »
The Waihi Beach Coastguard is all about saving lives at sea.
This Sunday everyone is welcome along to the Waihi Beach Operations Centre on Seaforth Road for a look around and see if they might be interested in volunteering to become a radio... Continue reading »
Waikato Police are seeking help from the public to locate Stephanie King.
The 39-year-old was last seen around 7:30am yesterday, June 29, leaving her Hamilton home by bus.
There are fears for Stephanie's safety as it is out of character for... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week.Click play to hear Constable North talking about the incidents Police have attended recently.
Here's a summary:Monday 18 JunePolice attended a historic burglary at a Bradford... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens about what has caused the alarm to sound lately.
Last Wednesday the firefighters were called to Waihi East School when it was reported that an alarm was sounding. Moe said it was a classroom... Continue reading »
Police have formally identified the body located in Coromandel bush as that of Shannon Earle Mako, (also known as Shannon Earle Makowharemaihihi), aged 37, from Coromandel.
The body of Mr Mako was found in dense bush in the area around Castle Rock,... Continue reading »
One person died and another was seriously injured after a two-car crash on State Highway 2 at Waitakaruru, in the Waikato District.
Three other people involved in the crash were reported to have moderate injuries.
A helicopter was called to the... Continue reading »
Police have located a body in the Coromandel bush.
The body was found around 1 km off Castle Rock Track in very dense bush yesterday afternoon during a search for missing 37-year-old Shannon Earle Makowharemahihi.
Mr Makowharemahihi, from... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week.
Tuesday 12 JuneA 65 year old Waihi male was arrested after allegedly slashing the tyres of a motor vehicle at a Waitete Road, Waihi address. He is charged with burglary and is to... Continue reading »
Police were unable to come into the studio to update the police file this week so there is no podcast this week.Here's the summary for you.
Monday 4 JunePolice attended a family harm incident at Bowentown involving a male and female. During a... Continue reading »
Police have concerns for 37-year-old Shannon Earle Makowharemahihi who has been reported missing from his home address in Coromandel.
Shannon was last seen on 1 June and his disappearance is out of character.
He is possibly in a white 1995 Hiace van... Continue reading »
Police have released the name and extended their sympathies to the family of the man who died on private property in Thames on Thursday 31 May.
He was 46-year-old Jason Loane who lived locally.
A self employed graphic designer and sign writer,... Continue reading »