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Location: Tasman Tasman Police are reminding motorists and residents to take precautions ahead of the weather warnings currently in place. Shift Commander Senior Sergeant Clare Robertson says Police have already attended two minor crashes today which strong winds may have contributed to. “There were no injuries in either of these incid ents but with the weather warnings, motorists need to prepare for sudden changes in conditions,” she says. “Particularly on the wes…
01.18 / 02:18
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Location: Canterbury Police investigating an incident in which a person was hit by a car in Christchurch on 1 January would like to hear from a driver who may have witnessed the collision.    At around 1.40am on 1 January, three people were on Prestons Road, when a silver / white coloured station wagon stopped suddenly, reversed, and drove up on to the footpath.    The car hit one of the people, who was on a bicycle, throwing him several metres.  The bicycle was dr…
01.17 / 22:55
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Location: Bay of Plenty Please attribute to Acting Eastern Bay of Plenty Area Commander Senior Sergeant Richard Miller: Police would like to speak with anyone who may have film recordings of the gang funeral procession which travelled from Kawerau to Whakatane yesterday afternoon. The group of gang members involved in the motorcade moved on from the crematorium without incident yesterday evening. Police are making ongoing enquiries after shots were fired at…
01.17 / 22:15
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Location: Canterbury At approximately 6am this morning Police attended a car crash on Tram Road, West Eyreton which luckily didn’t have a tragic outcome. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle when it left the road and hit some trees. Ambulance transported the sole occupant of the vehicle to hospital with moderate injuries. “Seat belts are there for a reason – to protect you. Make sure you and any other car passengers wear them at al…
01.17 / 21:54
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Location: Canterbury Police are investigating a burglary and arson which occurred at the St Albans Shirley Club on Hills Road, Christchurch between 8-10:30am on Monday 16th January 2017. A male offender has broken into several areas of the bar and office areas and taken an unknown amount of money. Before leaving the offender has poured an accelerant on the floor of the lounge area and set it on fire. Only minor damage was caused because luckily a member of the…
01.17 / 01:56
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Marlborough Police are calling for a ‘stupid’ nail thrower to stop before someone gets seriously injured. They have recorded two separate incidents on separate days this year where someone has thrown nails onto State-Highway one north of Blenheim. Sergeant Barrie Greenall says the incidents on January 1st and 11th have led to at least 20 punctures to different vehicles. However, he said it could have been much worse and if the person responsible keeps doing it, an accident could see them fa…
01.17 / 00:32
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Location: Southern The New Zealand Police tractor has arrived in Invercargill and will be attending local A&P Shows in the Southland Area this January and February. Senior Sergeant Cynthia Fairley says the tractor was popular with the big kids and the little kids when it was here earlier this year for the Southern Field Days in Waimumu. “It was great to see rural and city folk taking every opportunity for a chat with Police and local issues, as well as s…
01.16 / 22:53
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Location: Waitemata A large search is underway in the Torbay, Long Bay and Browns Bay areas as the search for 73 year-old Pat Wearn continues. Mrs Wearn has Alzheimers, but does a twice-daily walk from her Torbay home, and does the same route every time. Yesterday morning she went shopping with her husband (pictures attached), they returned home at around midday and she left for her usual walk, but did not return. Mrs Wearn normally walks around Caversham Drive…
01.16 / 22:33
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