Herewini, Any Relation?

It has been confirmed that four males have been charged with the stabbing murder of 64 year old Polish man  Roman Skorek in a Rotorua’s Kuirau Park last month. Two are un-named youths aged 14 and 15, the others are Simon Meka Herewini, 20, and Rawiri James Samuel, 21. Co-incidentally, Simon Meka Herewini bears the same family name as someone who was caught up in…

North Island Eruption Threat “Real” Warns Expert

“An eruption is coming, warns GNS Science volcanologist Dr Graham Leonard, and anyone living pretty much north of Wellington should be prepared. Leonard is part of a group of volcano experts advising local bodies, emergency services, government agencies and district health boards at a conference in Taupo this week, on how they can best prepare…

Another Bomb In New Zealand

Another improvised explosive device was found today, this time in Taupo. It follows a car bomb left in a Otahuhu street in South Auckland a week ago. Police are very cagey about releasing details for either incident. This time the IED was left in a 1080 depot in Broadlands Road, Taupo and was found when…