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

 

Update - condition of Police officer involved in car crash

Update - condition of Police officer involved in car crash on East Coast Road

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 - 2:15pm

Waitemata

The Police officer involved in a car crash this morning on East Coast Road on the North Shore remains in a critical condition in hospital.

The North Shore Constable, who is aged in his 30's, appears to have had a medical event and crashed as a result. His family are with him and Police are providing them with ongoing support.

Police would like to thank all those who assisted this morning, including several members of the public, and staff from St John Ambulance and the Fire Service. Many of these people carried out first aid on the Officer. A number of the Police staff who responded to the incident work closely with the officer and staff are being offered support from the Police welfare team.

Inspector Shanan Gray, North Shore Area Commander says, "This is obviously a difficult time for everyone involved, and we'd like to thank the public for their concern, including those who have phoned to ask after the officer, or sent messages with their best wishes."

ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Oprah as a Presidential Hopeful

Oprah for President…That was one of those summer silly season stories, right ? Maybe not.

On the morning after the Golden Globes Awards ceremony where she delivered That Speech (“I want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon!”) a lot of people seem to have woken up in the cold light of day with a vision of President Winfrey still dancing in their heads.

Oprah’s presidential run may have legs…More


 

Gordon Campbell: On Jim Anderton
For anyone born after 1975, it is hard to grasp just how important a figure Jim Anderton was, for an entire generation.
During the mid to late 1980s, Anderton was the only significant public figure of resistance to the Labour government’s headlong embrace of Thatcherism...More>>

ALSO:


Gong Time: New Year's Honours List

Jacinda Ardern today congratulated the 179 New Zealanders named on the 2018 New Year’s Honours List.

“Although this list was compiled and completed by the last government, it is a pleasure to welcome in the New Year by recognising exceptional New Zealanders,” Jacinda Ardern said.

“As an Aunty, I love reading books to my nieces, so it’s lovely to congratulate Joy Cowley, who is made a member of the Order of New Zealand today....More
Full list


Roads: National launches bid to save highway projects

The National Party has launched a series of petitions aimed at saving regional highway projects at risk because of the Government’s obsession with Auckland trams…More>>

ALSO:


Medical Cannabis: Bill Introduced to “ease suffering”

Health Minister Dr David Clark says making medicinal cannabis more readily available will help relieve the suffering of people who are dying in pain More>>

ALSO:

Campbell: On The Quest For Zero Net Carbon Emissions
Some would querulously ask, zero net carbon emissions by 2050 – while others would say, why not?
More>>

ALSO:

CPAG Report: The Further Fraying Of The Welfare Safety Net

New Zealand’s welfare system has undergone a major transformation during the past three decades. This process has seriously thwarted the original intent of the system, which was to provide a decent standard of living for all New Zealanders in times of need... More>>

ALSO:


 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages