Tony Robertson Killed Blesilda Gotingco

The family of raped and murdered Blesilda Gotingco may now start to grieve in peace now that the name of her killer has finally been released. After many months of name suppression orders, paedophile and convicted murderer Tony Robertson has been named as her killer. Name suppression has lapsed this afternoon for Tony Douglas Roberston,…

Some Progress in the Rutger Hale Death

  Police say they’ve made some progress in identifying the “mystery object” thought to have been thrown from a passing white ute (pick up truck) which killed 22 year old motorist Rutger Hale. Mr Hale, a seasoned world traveller had recently completed an American road trip without incident. He was driving with his girlfriend Danielle Oylear near Lake Hawea, Wanaka,…

Mount Tongariro About To Blow?

Another reminder today that New Zealand straddles the Pacific Rim of Fire and is a geologically active country. Scientists have issues a yellow alert for Mount Tongariro following a recent increase in the number of volcanic earthquakes beneath the mountain. The volcanic activity comes against the background of other earthquakes  in New Zealand over the…

Release Rena Inspection Reports Say Maritime Union

Whilst Filipino crew members are being evacuated out of New Zealand for their own safety, the Maritime Union has again asked for Maritime New Zealand to release its inspection reports for the MV Rena, saying that it should reveal whether the ship received a full inspection after being found with defects in China and Australia,…