Fatal bike crash: 12 Km South of Te Aroha
Location: 12 Km South of Te Aroha
Fatal bike crash
Short description: Fatal bike crash
A motorcyclist has been killed
in a crash on Thompsons Track about 12 kms from Te Aroha.
Police, Ambulance and the Westpac rescue helicopter
attended but the rider died at the scene.
serious crash unit will be investigating the cause of the
crash. No further details are available at this time.
© Scoop Media
"Unlawful, Unjustified And Unreasonable": Report Into Urewera Raids Finds Police Acted Unlawfully
Independent Police Conduct Authority Chair Judge Sir David Carruthers said today that the decision by the then Commissioner of Police to undertake the operation in Ruatoki Valley and elsewhere on 15 October 2007 was reasonable and justified.
“However, the road blocks established by Police at Ruatoki and Taneatua were unlawful, unjustified and unreasonable... Police had no legal basis for stopping and searching vehicles or photographing drivers or passengers,” he said...
The report also showed that the detention of the occupants at five properties examined by the Authority was unlawful and unreasonable. More>>