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Update – Single vehicle crash at Pukerua Bay, north of Wellington

By   /  March 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Update – Single vehicle crash at Pukerua Bay, north of Wellington

Source: New Zealand Police State Highway One has re-opened following a single vehicle crash around 3:30am this morning near Pukerua Bay, north of Wellington. The crash occured in the northbound lane however both lanes were blocked until just after 6am today. One person was taken to hospital in a serious condition. ENDS Issued by Police […]

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Single vehicle crash at Pukerua Bay, north of Wellington

By   /  March 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Single vehicle crash at Pukerua Bay, north of Wellington

Source: New Zealand Police Police and emergency services are currently in attendance at a collision at Pukerua Bay, where a single vehicle has crashed in the north-bound lane. The crash occurred at 3.30am and the road is still blocked in both directions. The driver of the vehicle has been taken to hospital by helicopter and […]

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UPDATE: Homegrown festival – Waitangi Park area re-opens

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on UPDATE: Homegrown festival – Waitangi Park area re-opens

Source: New Zealand Police Festival attendees are now able to re-enter the Waitangi Park area of the Homegrown festival after an earlier evacuation. Following concerns held by Homegrown security about a person, a decision was made to evacuate the Waitangi Park area of the festival at around 9:20pm. Police can now clarify the decision to […]

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Homegrown festival partially evacuated

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Homegrown festival partially evacuated

Source: New Zealand Police Homegrown security ordered the evacuation of the Waitangi Park area of the waterfront festival at around 9:20pm following their concerns about a person.  Police are in attendance ensuring the safe and orderly evacuation of attendees. Police are speaking to a person and do not believe there is any risk to the […]

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Representations of Islam and Muslims in New Zealand media

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Asian news values, Culture, Education, FifthEstate1, Islam, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News Values, Newspapers, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Religion, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Representations of Islam and Muslims in New Zealand media

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC “Burkinis have been banned in Cannes.: From a Stuff representation. Pacific Journalism Review Friday, March 15, 2019 Abstract In the global media scene, media ownership is controlled by groups with political agendas. Intolerance of ‘the other’, from Islam and migrants to people of colour, show […]

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Serious crash, Ranfurly

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Serious crash, Ranfurly

Source: New Zealand Police Police are attending the scene of a crash involving a quad bike in a rural area east of Ranfurly. The crash was reported about 4:25pm. Eight people are believed to have been involved but Police do not have confirmed injuries at this stage. Dunedin Land Search and Rescue has been deployed […]

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Tramper found alive and well

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Tramper found alive and well

Source: New Zealand Police A 73-year-old Japanese woman who was part of a multi-day guided walk with Ultimate Hikes on the Milford Track, Fiordland National Park has been found alive and well after becoming separated from her group. The woman was last seen at about 1pm on Friday March 22nd as the group were walking […]

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Christchurch terror attacks – mosques handed back to community

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Christchurch terror attacks – mosques handed back to community

Source: New Zealand Police Police have today handed the Masjid Al Noor and Linwood Masjid back to the local community.  An armed police presence will remain at both mosques, and at mosques around New Zealand.  Cordons that have been in place since the terror attacks have been reduced and roads in the vicinity of Masjid Al Noor […]

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Junction Road open

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Junction Road open

Source: New Zealand Police Junction Road is now open following a fatal crash this morning. Police were called to the two vehicle crash at 7.50am. Police are investigating. The Serious Crash Unit are also in attendance assisting with a scene examination. ENDS Issued by Police Media Centre  MIL OSI

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Motorists will encounter road works on SH 1 north of Warkworth on Sunday night

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Motorists will encounter road works on SH 1 north of Warkworth on Sunday night

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Motorists heading to Northland on State Highway 1 on Sunday night (24 March) are advised there will be two sets of road works north of Warkworth, so plan your journey. The first is to establish a new northbound road layout just north of Warkworth, past the A&P showgrounds, says the […]

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Serious Crash – Junction Road, Inglewood

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Serious Crash – Junction Road, Inglewood

Source: New Zealand Police Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on Junction Road, Inglewood, New Plymouth. Police were called to the two vehicle crash around 7.50am. One person has died at the scene and six others have received serious to minor injuries. The Serious Crash Unit has been advised. Junction Road is currently […]

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Police charge second man after Hokitika search warrants

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police charge second man after Hokitika search warrants

Source: New Zealand Police Tasman Police have charged a second man in relation to firearms and drug related offences following a number of search warrants in Hokitika today. Police executed a second search warrant at another rural address in Hokitika with the assistance of the Armed Offenders Squad. A firearm, a restricted weapon and a […]

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Foreign Minister Statement to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Emergency Meeting

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Foreign Minister Statement to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Emergency Meeting

Source: New Zealand Government  New Zealand Statement to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Emergency Meeting on the Christchurch terror attack 22 March 2019Istanbul, Turkey Assalaam alaikum  Peace be upon you And peace be upon all of us The words of the Prophet Mohammed peace be upon him, about feeding the hungry and greeting with peace those you […]

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Investigation into suspicious death in Maketu underway

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Investigation into suspicious death in Maketu underway

Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Turner Police are investigating the suspicious death of a two-year-old girl found deceased on the tidal flats at Little Waihi, Maketu on Thursday 21 March. Western Bay of Plenty Police attended reports of disorder in the area at around 10.40am on Thursday morning, and […]

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Oxfam Trailwalker brings Edgecumbe community together for charity

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam Trailwalker brings Edgecumbe community together for charity

Source: Oxfam New Zealand The community of Edgecumbe is banding together for a good cause to support the fourteenth annual Oxfam Trailwalker this weekend. The town was devastated in 2017 when a breach in the Rangitāiki river stop bank unleashed a wall of water on the small community. Around 1600 people were evacuated and almost […]

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Hokitika man charged with firearms, drugs offences

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Hokitika man charged with firearms, drugs offences

Source: New Zealand Police Today, Tasman Police with the assistance of the Armed Offenders Squad executed a search warrant at a rural Hokitika address. At the address, Police recovered a firearm along with a cut-down air rifle and a quantity of cannabis plants. Police also located a stolen vehicle a short distance from the address. […]

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OMV GSB marine discharge application lodged and complete

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on OMV GSB marine discharge application lodged and complete

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 22 March 2019 On 14 February 2019, OMV GSB Limited (OMV GSB) lodged an application with us for marine discharge consent. The application is for a publicly notified marine discharge consent to discharge harmful substances from the deck drains of one or more Mobile Offshore Drilling Units in the Great South […]

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National supports firearms reform

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National supports firearms reform

Source: National Party Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has welcomed the changes proposed by the Government today to reform our firearms legislation. “The terrorist attack in Christchurch last week has changed us as a nation.   “National has been clear since this devastating attack that we support changes to our regime and that we […]

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Update and information on firearm hand-ins

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Update and information on firearm hand-ins

Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Police Assistant Commissioner Tusha Penny Since Police set up the 0800 number dedicated to the changes to firearms yesterday afternoon, 474 calls were received by 11am. The highest number of calls received in one hour is 127. More than a thousand people have notified Police using the online […]

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VHF radio + float-free distress beacon save Chatham Island cray fishers

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Maritime New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on VHF radio + float-free distress beacon save Chatham Island cray fishers

Source: Maritime New Zealand Three crew from a Chatham Islands crayfish boat were saved this morning thanks to a float-free EPIRB distress beacon and the VHF radio network. Rescue Coordination Centre NZ received the distress beacon alert at 8.20 am this morning from Western Reef, 32 kilometres northwest of the Chatham Islands. The team spoke […]

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