Updated. Carterton Ballooning Tragedy – Pilot Smoked Cannabis Before Flight

Update: The British Broadcasting Corporation and the Times UK has also reported on this story, read the reports here New Zealand hot air balloon crash pilot ‘used cannabis’ (BBC) and Pilot in New Zealand air balloon disaster had smoked cannabis (Times) A Transport Investigators’ report has revealed that the pilot in the Carterton Ballooning tragedy had smoked cannabis shortly before the…

Elderly Australian Tourist Stabbed in Head at Waihi Beach, Murder Investigation Launched – Updated

We are appalled to learn of the stabbing of an elderly Australian campervan tourist at Waihi beach in the early hours of 1 January 2013. Robert Murray Wilkinson was aged 64 and had been living in the  Queensland suburb of Indooroopilly, Australia, for about 10 years. Sadly he succumbed to his injuries and police have launched a murder investigation (Operation Brad)…

17 Year Old Arrested For Mount Roskill Savage Rape

Mount Roskill Intermediate school We’re relieved to hear that a suspect has been arrested in relation to the savage beating and rape of woman in Mount Roskill. The 27 year woman old was attacked as she walked home from work through the grounds of Mount Roskill Intermediate school on the afternoon of  17 January 2012…