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Name release – death at Awhitu Regional Park

Police are now able to release the name of the man who died at Awhitu Regional Park, Manukau Harbour, on Sunday afternoon, 4 February. He was 40-year-old Imtiaz Aziz from Papakura. Police extend their condolences to Mr Aziz’s family. The death has been referred to the Coroner.

Awhitu water Rescue

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.

Serious crash, Collingwood Road, Waiuku

Police are in attendance at a crash that occurred at approximately 2.10pm on Collingwood Road, Waiuku. Two vehicles are involved and one person has received critical injuries and another person is in a serious condition, both have been taken to Middlemore hospital. Diversions are in place at the intersection of Kitchener and Collingwood and Cornwall and Collingwood Roads. Traffic is […]

School error causes stress for students

  It’s a time of nervous excitement generally followed by the joy of finding out you’ve been accepted into further study. But for many year 13 students at Pukekohe High School, they were disappointed to be told they had failed level three, due to credits not being uploaded on time. Results from several of the resubmitted assignments had not been […]

93 local missions for rescue helicopter

This map shows the missions undertaken by the Auckland and Coromandel Rescue Helicopters in 2017, in the Franklin and North Waikato area.  In 2016 the crews were involved with 86 missions in Franklin/North Waikato, so 2017 showed a slight increase. There was a total of 1038 missions in 2017. The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter – Provides professional, efficient, emergency air […]

Crash at Huntly

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

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.

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