Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Air Force Iroquois joins Featherston search


Air Force Iroquois joins Featherston search

An Air Force Iroquois has this morning joined the search for six year old Coral Burrows who has been missing since Tuesday morning.

Coral and her eight year old brother Storm were dropped off at the school gate but Coral didn’t go in to class.

The Iroquois is conducting aerial sweeps of the waterways in the South Wairarapa including the lake itself.

Twenty police search and rescue staff along with 30 civilian SAR volunteers are continuing ground searches of the waterways, including the top end of the lake edge. With the rivers, creeks and culverts swollen after two days of heavy rain a lot of debris gathers on the lake edge.

Police investigators are continuing to speak with families and children attending South Featherston School where Coral is a year two pupil, Coral’s family and friends and the wider Featherston community.

Forty police recruits from the Royal New Zealand Police College will again this afternoon be knocking on doors of houses in the Featherston area to see if residents can provide any information which will help find Coral or why she has disappeared.

If people can help with information they are urged to contact the freephone: 0508 677 333 or 0508 OP REEF.

The next media briefing with Detective Inspector Rod Drew, officer in charge of Operation REEF will be at midday, at the Featherston Fire Station, the investigation headquarters.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Werewolf: What Does Winston Peters Want His Legacy To Be?

A lot of people in New Zealand seem to resent Winston Peters and the power that he appears to have. “Appears” being the operative word. In reality, Peters will have power only up to the point that he uses it.

By next week, he’ll have become just another junior player in an MMP governing arrangement, battling to hold onto the gains he was promised. More>>

 

Rising Toll: Road Safety Needs To Be A Higher Priority

Official advice released to the Green Party under the Official Information Act shows that the previous National Government dismissed an option to make road safety its most important transport priority after being told the road toll was rising. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Arrests At Blockade Of "Weapons Expo"

“We encourage people in Wellington to get down to the Westpac Stadium now for a day of awesome peace action. There will be plenty of food, music and activities to keep us sustained through the day.” More>>

ALSO:

Rorschach Restructuring: PSA Taking Inland Revenue To Court Over Psychometrics

The Public Service Association will be seeing Inland Revenue in Employment Court over its intention to psychometrically test employees reapplying for their roles at the department as part of its controversial Business Transformation restructuring plan. More>>

ALSO:

Nuclear Disarmament: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Awarded To ICAN

Congratulations from iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand to international iCAN, the other iCAN national campaigns and partner organisations, and the countless organisations and individuals who have worked so hard for a nuclear weapons-free world since 1945. More>>

ALSO:

Expenses: Waikato DHB CEO Resigns

An independent inquiry has identified that Dr Murray had spent more than the agreed $25K allocated for relocation costs, and other unauthorized expenses involving potential financial breaches of the chief executive’s obligations. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Sad About The Trolley Buses?

The Regional Council’s MetLink is today spending money to tell us that it really loves Wellington’s trolley buses, even though they’re all being taken off our roads by the end of this month. More>>

ALSO:

Post-Election: Preliminary Coalition Talks Begin

New Zealand First will hold post-election preliminary discussions in Wellington with the National Party tomorrow morning and the Labour Party tomorrow afternoon. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election