Paedophile New Plymouth Pharmacist Has Name Suppression Removed

A New Plymouth pharmacist who pleaded guilty to multiple child porn charges has failed in his effort to keep his name suppressed. Previously known as a ‘New Plymouth businessman’ Geoffrey Clifford Allen, aged 61, appeared in court today for sentencing on 17 charges of possession of objectionable material. The court heard how former resident pharmacist and…

Another Armed Car-Jacking, this time in New Plymouth

There’s been another armed car-jacking this time in New Plymouth, according to the Herald “One man has been arrested following a knife point carjacking in New Plymouth. Police said a taxi driver was on or near Sanders Ave when his vehicle was taken at knife point at about 9.20pm last night. The driver managed to…

Another Car Jacking, This Time in Opunake

There’s been another armed car-jacking in New Zealand, this is how the Herald reported it  Two 18-year-old Opunake teenagers allegedly tried to steal a car armed with a knife early yesterday. The two, Tyler Fransen and Maku Temaire, appeared in the New Plymouth District Court at noon wearing white police overalls. Judge Allan Roberts acknowledged the…

New Zealand’s Sea Becomes More Dangerous

Thinking of visiting a beach whilst staying in New Zealand? take care in the the water, it’s not as safe as you think. A man was retrieving a crayfish pot from Riversdale in the Wairarapa this afternoon, when a passing stingray ripped a 15cm long gash in his leg which severe enough to require hospital treatment.…