Two men arrested after Central Auckland altercation

Source: New Zealand Police

Two people have been arrested following an altercation in Central Auckland overnight.

The incident occurred on Galway Street about 1am.

Two men were taken to Auckland Hospital with serious injuries.

A 31-year-old man has been charged with wounding with intent to injure and methamphetamine possession for supply.

A 33-year-old man has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Both are due to appear in Auckland District Court tomorrow (Monday 15 April).

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is urged to call Auckland Crime Squad on (09) 302 6557 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Fatal crash, Waimate

Source: New Zealand Police

One person has died in a single-vehicle crash in Waimate district early this morning.

The vehicle collided with a power pole on Waimate Highway, Makikihi, about 4.15am.

The driver was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

Diversions are in place and the Serious Crash Unit has been notified.

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Fatal crash, Southland

Source: New Zealand Police

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash on Otahuti Rd, Otahuti, earlier this evening.

Police were called to the scene about 5.20pm following a report of a motorbike having gone off the road.

The rider sadly died at the scene.

The Serious Crash Unit has been advised.

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Update: Person found in Rotorua stream

Source: New Zealand Police

Update: Person found in Rotorua stream

Saturday, 13 April 2019 – 1:54pm

Bay of Plenty

The person found deceased in a Rotorua stream this morning has been identified as a 62-year-old Rotorua man.

The man’s death will be referred to the Coroner.

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UPDATE: Serious crash, Whakatane

Source: New Zealand Police

Police can confirm one person has been injured in a two-vehicle collision on State Highway 2, Whakatane.

The crash, involving a car and a motorcycle, occurred shortly before 1pm.

The motorcyclist is being taken to Whakatane Hospital in a serious condition.

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Serious crash, Whakatane

Source: New Zealand Police

Police are responding to a serious crash on State Highway 2, Whakatane.

The crash, involving a car and a motorcycle, occurred shortly before 1pm.

Initial indications are one person has been injured.

Traffic control measures are being put in place and the Serious Crash Unit has been notified.

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Incident in Epsom, Auckland

Source: New Zealand Police

Police are at the scene of a fatal incident in a driveway in Epsom, Auckland.

A woman’s body was found trapped beneath a vehicle on Fairholme Avenue about 8.45am.

The Serious Crash Unit has been notified.

Further information will be released when it becomes available.

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Person found deceased in stream

Source: New Zealand Police

A person has been found deceased in Puarenga Stream in Rotorua this morning. 
 
Police were notified by a member of the public just after 8am.
 
Enquiries are under way to identify the person and ascertain the circumstances of their death.
 
No further information is available at this stage.
 
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Fatal quad bike crash – Makarau

Source: New Zealand Police

A man has died after a quad bike crash in Makarau, north of Auckland, last night.
 
The crash occurred on a private property at around 10pm. 
 
The Serious Crash Unit attended and examined the scene, and the matter has been referred to the Coroner.
 
No further details regarding the deceased man are available at this time.
 
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Southland Police appeal for information about Riverton incident

Source: New Zealand Police

Southland Police are appealing for information after an incident in Riverton last weekend.

Around 2am on Saturday 6 April, a man was walking west along Palmerston Street when he was hit by a vehicle while crossing the road outside Hammer Hardware.

The man suffered serious injuries as a result and remains in Dunedin Hospital.

Police are appealing for information from anyone who was in the area at the time.

Police ask that anyone with information contact Riverton Police on 03 2347070.

Information can be provided anonymously to the Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111.

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