Police are urging residents in the
Hukerenui area to be on the look out for suspicious activity
after the theft of some sheep from a farm.
were stolen from the farm in the first week of May and the
farmer believes the offenders may have entered his property
from Monument Road.
Police would like farmers and
residents in the Monument Road and Tapuhi Road area to
report any suspicious activity.
Anyone who has information
on the theft of the sheep can also contact Police or if they
wish to remain anonymous contact the Crimestoppers
on 0800 555
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On The Northland By-Election
Supposedly, Winston Peters’ victory in Northland has exposed the simmering dissatisfaction with the government that exists out in the provinces. Yet it remains to be seen whether this defeat will have much significance – and not simply because if and when Labour resumes business as usual in the Northland seat at the next election, Peters’ hold on it could simply evaporate.
On Saturday, National’s electorate vote declined by 7,000 votes, as the 9,000 majority it won last September turned into a 4,000 vote deficit – mainly because Labour supporters followed the nod and wink given by Labour leader Andrew Little, and voted tactically for Peters. In the process, Labour’s vote went down from nearly 9,000 votes six months ago, to only 1,315 on Saturday. More>>