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

 

Search continues for missing woman in Katikati

Search continues for missing woman in Katikati

Police and Search and Rescue volunteers are continuing to search the Lindemann Road bush area of Katikati, Western Bay of Plenty, for missing Mount Maunganui woman Ola Shahin.

Ola, 24, was last seen driving her vehicle through Katikati township at about 7am on Wednesday 22 November.
Her vehicle was later located at the end of Lindemann Road.


Family and friends are assisting with the search, which is focused on the Kaimai bush at the end of Lindemann Road.
Ola is believed to be on her own and Police have significant concerns for her well-being.


Police seek any information from the public who may have walked the Lindemann Road track in the last few days.
Information is required to assist with track enquiries and identifying and eliminating footwear / footprints located by search teams in the course of the search.


Police also seek any information from the public who have seen Ola’s grey 2006 Toyota Hatch back HZG668 in the Katikati area since yesterday morning.

If you see Ola, or have seen her since yesterday morning, please immediately contact Tauranga Police on 07 577 4300.

Police are also requesting that the public avoid using tracks in the Lindemann Road area while the search is under way.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Veronika Meduna: The Kaikoura Rebuild

A Scoop Foundation Investigation

Friday will be a big day for people north of Kaikōura – and for hundreds of construction workers who are racing to reopen State Highway 1 in time for the holiday season.

By the afternoon, the South Island’s main transport corridor will be open to traffic again, more than a year after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake mangled bridges and tunnels, twisted rail tracks and buried sections of the road under massive landslides. More>>

 

BPS HYEFU WYSIWYG: Labour's Budget Plans, Families Package

“Today we are announcing the full details of the Government’s Families Package. This is paid for by rejecting National’s tax cuts and instead targeting spending at those who need it most. It will lift 88,000 children out of poverty by 2021." More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Defence Spending, Alabama, And Dolly Parton

The spending lavished on Defence projects to meet the risks that could maybe, possibly, theoretically face New Zealand in future is breath-taking, given how successive governments have been reluctant to spend even a fraction of those amounts on the nation’s actual social needs. More>>

ALSO:

Members' Bills: End Of Life Choice Bill Passes First Reading

The End of Life Choice Bill in the name of David Seymour has been sent to a select committee for consideration by 76 votes to 44. It is the third time Parliament has voted on the issue in recent decades and the first time such a Bill has made it over the first hurdle. More>>

ALSO:

State Sector: MPI Survives Defrag Of Portfolios

The Ministry for Primary Industries will not be split under the new government, but will instead serve as an overarching body for four portfolio-based entities focused on fisheries, forestry, biosecurity and food safety. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Vulnerable Kids, RNZ Funding, And Poppy

The decision to remove the word ‘vulnerable’ from the Ministry for Vulnerable Children could well mark a whole shift in approach to the care of children in need... More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages