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

 


Operation Lynsey: Fears Grow For Missing Birkdale Woman

Operation Lynsey: Fears Grow For Missing Birkdale Woman

The search for missing Birkdale woman Blesilda (Blessie) Gotingco continues today, with no significant developments in the investigation overnight.

Investigators will today return to the area where Blessie's belongings were found early on sunday morning and continue the area canvass, speaking with people in the immediate and extended areas.

Police are also continuing to work through information and sightings gathered during yesterday's scene examination, search of the area, and the information gathered from numerous people over the course of yesterday's work.

Enquiries with Birkenhead Transport, the bus company that runs the route Blessie would have used if she caught the bus are continuing, as investigators look to confirm her movements on Saturday night.

Police are still appealing for anyone who caught the bus on Saturday night from Auckland City to Birkdale, on a number 973 or 974 bus, especially those passengers who were on the buses departing at 7.05pm or 7.45pm.

The 0508 number is now up and running, that number is 0508 LYNSEY (0508 596 739) and a number of calls have come in on that line from members of the public since this morning.

Blessie's family are understandably very worried and are coping as best as can be expected.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Werewolf: John Pilger, And Making War On China

In July, the New Zealand Defence Force is scheduled to join the latest round of Talisman Sabre, a huge training exercise that Australia carries out biennially in conjunction with all four arms of the US military.

Last time around in 2015, New Zealand contributed 650 personnel, 45 vehicles and two of our $NZ771 million dollar fleet of NH90 helicopters to this regional war game.

What’s weird is that Talisman Sabre is actually a rehearsal for an assault on China and its ability to defend itself. More>>

ALSO:

 
 

Urban Planning Report: Momentum Grows To Replace The RMA

A major new report from the Productivity Commission lays the foundation for action on the growing political consensus that the Resource Management Act and associated laws are failing both cities and the natural environment and need a complete rewrite. More>>

ALSO:

Vaping: Quitline Supports Decision To Legalise Nicotine E-Cigarettes

Today Associate Minister of Health, Hon Nicky Wagner has announced that Government are taking the proactive step of legalising nicotine e-cigarettes, a move which Quitline is pleased to hear and support wholeheartedly. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Labour/Greens Deal (And The NZDF)

If Labour and the Greens were hoping their Budget Responsibility Rules (BRR) agreement would foster an unlikely alliance then hey… mission accomplished! Because it isn’t every day that Sue Bradford, the CTU and Matthew Hooton speak with one voice, as happened yesterday. More>>

ALSO:

Until After The Election: Extension Of Report-Back Date For Havelock North Inquiry

Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today that the report-back date for the independent Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking-Water has been extended at the request of the Inquiry’s Panel. More>>

ALSO:

Little Heading For Court: Apology Over Donation/Hotel Contract Claims Not Accepted

Today I want to publicly apologise unreservedly to Mr Hagaman for any hurt, embarrassment or adverse reflection on his reputation which may have resulted from my various media statements. I have offered that apology to the Hagamans. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news