Police, Fire & Rescue

Next stage of work at safe speed camera site on Waiuku Road

Work is progressing on the installation of a new safe speed camera in a high crash risk area in the Counties Manukau Police District. Waiuku Road in Mauku is among 33 sites across the country where new safe speed cameras will be placed in an effort to drive down mean speeds and related deaths and injuries in these areas. “The […]

Waiuku Fire Brigade Monthly roundup for August 2017

3 Kendallvale Dr Medical 4 Brookside Rd Vegetation 8 Dickey Rd Stood down 12 Kariotahi Beach Set up landing zone 15 Glenbrook Rd MVA 16 Collingwood Rd Controlled Burn 20 Kariotahi Beach MVA 21 Glenbrook Rd MVA 21 Victoria Ave PFA 25 Matakawau Rd Stood down 26 Boundary Rd False Alarm 29 Kitchen Rd PFA

Pukekohe Fire Brigade roundup week ending 18 September 2017

7/9 Motor vehicle accident (MVA), Fire call – out on arrival 8/9  Petrol leak 9/9  Report of glasshouse on fire. False alarm 11/9 False alarm 11/9 Rubbish fire 12/9 Report of truck fire Safety Message: Daylight Saving is nearly upon us. It’s nearly time to check those smoke alarms. Even if you have long life batteries, check the  operation of the […]

Lost and Found 17 September 2017

Pukekohe Police have these items in their care, and would like to return them to their owners. If you believe they are yours, please call in to the Pukekohe Police Station or call 09 237 1700. 1 x Ladies gold watch found outside Café Berne 1 x Electric Chainsaw found in Childs Ave 1 x Taonga necklace found in Mercer Property […]

Single car crash

Two people were involved in a one-car crash on Dominion Road, Tuakau on the evening of Monday 11 September. Sergeant Tod Kirker of Tuakau Police said it appears speed was a factor in the crash. The occupants of the car suffered minor injuries. Investigations are ongoing.

Patumahoe Volunteer Fire Brigade August round up

The Patumahoe Brigade had a pretty busy month during August with 11 callouts.  These included: alarm activation = 3 MVA = 4 structure fire = 3 landing zone = 1 Training has continued at the station on Monday nights.  We had our bi-monthly meeting and also ensured our Recruits were ready for their course at the end of the month […]

Police Eagle called to Papakura

The Police Eagle helicopter was circling over Pukekohe on Wednesday 9 September.  A police spokesperson said they were unaware of it being in Pukekohe, but say it was in Papakura at approximately 8.51am on Wednesday morning. “This was because a person had failed to stop for police. They were subsequently taken into custody,” the spokesperson said. No further information was available.

Franklin firefighters complete 9/11 memorial climb

Members of Fire and Emergency brigades from all over Franklin took part in the 9/11 Memorial climb up the Auckland Skytower on Monday 11 September. The climb was done in honour of the 343 fallen firefighters who lost their lives in the 9/11 terror attacks in New York 16 years ago, as well as commemorating the lives of firefighters lost […]

Police Patch – 19 September 2017

We were approached this week by a person who had been taken in by a scam that has done the rounds in the past and is obviously going around again.  It relies on you purchasing some vouchers and providing the validation codes of those vouchers to a third party and you in turn make a large profit. Sadly not the […]

North Waikato trips for Auckland Westpac Helicopter

On Friday, 15 SEPTEMBER 2017 at 1.55pm, W2 were tasked to Tuakau to assist a female patient in her 30’s giving birth. She was transported with her baby to Starship Hospital. On Sunday, 17 September 2017 at 10:25am, W2 crew were  tasked to Mercer to assist a teenager patient who had suffered multiple injuries due to a fall from his motorcross […]