About Lynn Douglas

Awhitu water Rescue

By Lynn Douglas | February 04, 2018

One person has died following a water rescue at the Awhitu Regional Park, Manukau Harbour on Sunday 2 Februray 2018. Police were called to the scene at 12.40pm following reports three people were in trouble in the water. One person has died at the scene. Two others have been taken to Middlemore Hospital via helicopter for assessment.

Crash at Huntly

By Lynn Douglas | January 29, 2018

Emergency services are attending a two-car crash on the northbound section of SH1, just before Huntly. Police were contacted at 2.24pm on Monday 29 January 2018. Motorists should expect delays in the area. Initial reports suggest there are no serious injuries. Police advise drivers to exercise caution and ensure they observe a good following distance

Awhitu Road crash

By Lynn Douglas | January 26, 2018

Police were called to Awhitu Road, Pollok, around 5:25pm on Friday 26 January 2018 when a motorcycle crashed. The Westpac Helicopter has transported one person to hospital, in a serious condition.

His Word: The Lemon Tree

By Lynn Douglas | January 23, 2018

The Gardener surveyed his little orchard, and decided that there was space for a lemon tree, then a nice specimen was found at the supplier and taken home. The area was prepared and fertilizer dug in, the tree was planted and staked and a thick layer of mulch was layered over it. Then a frost protection canopy was erected to […]

Active Curves – well rounded business

By Lynn Douglas | January 23, 2018

Active Curves, a fitwear brand that caters to sizes from 14 to 32 has recently been launched by Karen Smith. The idea came after Karen left sports retail stores feeling like she didn’t fit in, and frustrated at the lack of plus-sized clothing. She often said to her husband through tears of frustration, “How is anyone meant to get fit […]

Counties place, but not at the top

By Lynn Douglas | January 23, 2018

Counties Manukau men’s sevens were named bowl champions for 2018 at this year’s Bayley’s National Sevens. Playing at Rotorua International Stadium on 13 and 14 January, the two-time reigning champions were unable to retain their title. They won their first game 45-12 against Wanganui,then lost the next two 19-12 to Waikato and Taranaki. Counties Manukau went on to beat Canterbury […]

Aggravated robbery in Meremere, Waikato – offenders required to be located

By Lynn Douglas | January 18, 2018

At about 11.30 this morning 18 January, two men entered the Meremere Superette and Takeaways, carrying knives. They verbally threatened the victim (the shop keeper) and his daughter and demanded money and cigarettes to be handed over. A struggle between the victim and the offenders broke out causing the victim to suffer several lacerations after receiving blows to his forearms […]

Serious crash – Southern Motorway

By Lynn Douglas | January 16, 2018

Police are currently in attendance at a serious crash on the Southern Motorway, Auckland after a truck and motorcyclist collided. The Motorway is currently closed North Bound between Hingaia Road, Karaka and Takanini. The motorcyclist has serious injuries and will be transported to Middlemore Hospital. The road isn’t expected to be closed for a significant amount of time however motorists […]

His Word – Happy New Year 2018

By Lynn Douglas | January 15, 2018

Here we are at, the new beginning, and a brand “New Year” stretches out before us, which is a “Brand – New – Beginning,” for all of us. New sights to see, new places to travel to, new foods to taste and new experiences, and new friends, and maybe even some new family members to get to know. This is […]

Fatal crash in Pukekawa

By Lynn Douglas | January 14, 2018

One person has died following a motorcycle crash on Highway 22 in Pukekawa on Sunday 14 January 2018. Police and emergency services are currently at the scene where the motorcyclist has died. The road is closed and diversions are in place. The Serious Crash Unit has been advised.