Stolen oyster barge in Te Hapua
Stolen oyster barge
Houhora Police would like to
hear from anyone who has seen an oyster barge that was
stolen overnight from Te Hapua around the 18th or 19th of
There have been unconfirmed sightings that it
was being towed, some days later, on a trailer by a 4WD
vehicle through the Dome Valley and Warkworth areas.
barge is 9m x 3m and has a 140hp black Mercury motor. It has
the names Facilitator 11 and Coastal Explorer on its side.
The blue cover on the barge was not on it when stolen, but
the frame was (see attached photo).
If anyone has
information on this missing barge they can contact Constable
Tracee Knowler at Houhora Police on 09 409 8822 or visit the
Houhora Facebook page at www.facebook.com/HouhoraPolice or call
Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555
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