Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search


Wellington: Theft/Aggravated assault

New Zealand Police Alert 2:00am 19 Dec 2008 Wellington

Location of incident: Wellington

Incident type: Theft/Aggravated assault

19th December 2008

Theft / Aggravated Assault

At about 2am on Friday 19th December 2008, a European male victim was disturbed by the sound of the engine of his vehicle being revved on a driveway in Strathavon Road, Miramar.

The victim went to his white Toyota Hiace van and confronted two males who were attempting to steal the victim's van.

The two males assaulted the victim who ran to a neighbors house and raised the alarm. The two males then ran off.

The victim suffered multiple bruises and scratches as a result of the assault.

The offenders are described as;

1: Maori or Polynesian male. Aged 17 to 18 years old. 5'10' to 6 feet tall, Medium to stocky build. Short dark hair and wearing a black top with lettering on the front.

2: Also a male aged 17 to 18 years old and 5'10' to 6 feet tall. Short hair and wearing a grey hooded top.

Police want to hear from anyone who saw what happened, or who have any information that could assist the enquiry.

Please contact Police on 3812000 or on 0800 TIPOFF [0800 847633]

Damian Murphy

Detective Sergeant

Wellington Criminal Investigation Branch


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Back Again: Government Approves TPP11 Mandate

The Government has approved a negotiating mandate for Trans-Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP11), which will ensure New Zealand businesses remain competitive in overseas markets.

Trade Minister Todd McClay says New Zealand will be pushing for the minimal number of changes possible to the original TPP agreement, something that the remaining TPP11 countries have agreed on. More>>




Gordon Campbell: On Why Labour Isn’t Responsible For Barnaby Joyce

As a desperate Turnbull government tries to treat the Barnaby Joyce affair as a Pauline Hanson fever dream – blame it on the foreigners! We’re the victims of the dastardly New Zealand Labour Party! – our own government has chosen to further that narrative, and make itself an accomplice. More>>


Rail: Greens Back Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland Service

The Green Party today announced that it will trial a passenger rail service between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga starting in 2019, when it is in government. More>>


Housing: Voluntary Rental Warrant Of Fitness For Wellington

Wellington City Council is partnering with the University of Otago, Wellington, to launch a voluntary Rental Warrant of Fitness for minimum housing standards in Wellington, Mayor Justin Lester has announced. More>>


Treaty: Agreement In Principle Signed With Moriori

“The Crown acknowledges Moriori was left virtually landless from 1870, hindering its cultural, social and economic development. The Crown also acknowledges its contribution to the myths that the people of Moriori were racially inferior and became extinct." More>>


Susan Devoy: Call For Inquiry Into State Abuse Reaches UN

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy is in Geneva and has asked a United Nations committee to urge the New Zealand government to initiate an inquiry into the physical and sexual abuse of children and disabled people held in state institutions. More>>


(Not National): Cross-Party Agreement On Pike River Re-Entry

The commitment was signed this afternoon by the leaders of Labour, United Future, The Maori Party, and the Green Party and, together with the earlier commitment by New Zealand First, means that there is now a Parliamentary majority behind the families’ fight for truth and justice. More>>






Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election