Theft of mail
On the evening of Saturday the 19th of
April 2014, the mail box outside the Featherston Post Office
on 43 Fitzherbert Street in Featherston has been damaged and
Police recovered some damaged and undamaged
It is unknown what mail is outstanding. It is
certain that items of value, such as cheques or cash have
been taken from the mail in the mail box.
Anyone who has
placed mail containing cheques in the mail box outside the
Featherston Post Office during the Easter weekend should
notify their bank and the receiver immediately.
Featherston Police are working with NZ Post to ensure the
recovered mail is sent as soon as possible.
encourage anyone who has posted mail in the Fitzherbert
Street Post Office Box to call the Featherston Police on 06
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