Police sought violent Wairarapa criminal

Police sought violent Wairarapa criminal

Police are searching for a 19-year-old Wairarapa man who has a violent criminal history and should not be approached. There is a warrant for arrest against Matthew McRae who has distinctive tattoos on his face and neck. He is believed to be in the Masterton area but...

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Cliff face rescue

Cliff face rescue

Ocean Beach. Photo/Jade Cvetkov ELISA VORSTER [email protected] Three Wellington hunters stuck on a cliff face were rescued from the unforgiving terrain of Ocean Beach in South Wairarapa late Wednesday, thanks largely to the knowledge and help from a group of...

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Martinborough gun thefts

Martinborough gun thefts

Garry Jackson outside his house on Princess St in Martinborough. PHOTO/JAKE BELESKI JAKE BELESKI [email protected] Martinborough man Garry Jackson expected a quick response from police when he alerted them to the theft of eight guns from his house on Tuesday...

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Popular Tararua park sites reopen

Popular Tararua park sites reopen

Jumbo Hut is back up and in business for the holiday season. PHOTO/FILE.   Trampers and campers have more options for the holidays with two popular sites reopening in the Tararua Forest Park. Department of Conservation (DOC) staff reopened the popular Jumbo Hut, west...

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Tractor driver trapped under live power lines

Tractor driver trapped under live power lines

Contractors repairing the fallen power lines and replacing the damaged pole. PHOTO/ELISA VORSTER Logging loader driver Dave Bashford had no choice but to sit inside the cab of his tractor for 10 minutes and watch as fallen 11,000-volt power lines sparked all round...

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Tree almost crushes car

Tree almost crushes car

Young driver and national athletics champion Emma Kruszona by the stump of the tree that fell onto Essex Street PHOTO/BECKIE WILSON BECKIE WILSON [email protected] A tree buffeted by winds toppled bit- by- bit onto Essex St in Masterton on Tuesday night, almost...

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