Road Fatalities: News Blackout is in effect today!
Many hundreds of people are [permanently] missing in New Zealand
Among those who went missing without a trace recently…
Where is Lydia Grace Solvander?
Lydia Grace Solvander
Christchurch Police are seeking 25-year-old old Lydia Grace Solvander and are seriously concerned for her wellbeing. Solvander has been missing for more than a week and was last seen in the Hillmorton area on Tuesday 17 January 2017.
Waikato Police seek missing 21-year-old Hazael Mailata
A 21-year-old Hamilton man is missing after a friend lost sight of him in the Waikato River early this morning. Hazael Mailata and his friend were on the bank of Waikato River when Mr Mailata went for a swim shortly before 3.00am this morning, Wednesday 25 January 2017. He was last seen in the darkness in the river and there has been no contact with family or friends since.
Otaki Fatal boating incident
Police can now release the names of the two men who went missing while using an inflatable boat at Otaki Beach on Monday 23rd of January 2017.
The man whose body was recovered on Monday was 52-year-old Wayne Anthony De Bruyn of Otaki.
The man missing and presumed drowned, is 35-year-old Jared Anthony Anderson of New Plymouth.
Mother of four Shelly Crooks, 36, missing since December 22
Ms Crooks was last seen in the Punakaiki area on 22 December 2016. She was walking the local tracks and may have then hitchhiked north. Shelly is 180 cm (6ft) tall and of medium/solid build.
Shelly Crooks,36, missing since December 22
Brighton Beach search continued to NO avail
“A person described as of short-medium height, wearing black or dark-coloured clothing, was seen walking in to the water at approximately 10:20am, Friday 20 January 2017.”
Police said they had not received a report of a missing person which may relate to the incident[and which may indicate the person missing was a foreign visitor.]
Quentin Barrett is missing – have you seen him?
Quentin Barrett, 19, Missing in the Manawatu
Quentin Barrett, 19, is missing from Terrace End, Palmerston North since 19 January.
What happened to Pat Wearn?
Pat Wearn, 73, missing without a trace.
Massive searches in the Torbay, Long Bay and Browns Bay areas for 73 year-old Pat Wearn proved futile. Ms Wearn left her home address in Torbay at 12:30 Monday January 16, to go for a walk, but did not return.
What happened to this Korean woman?
Yoon Sook Chun, 47, is one of more than 500 foreigners missing in New Zealand.
Mrs Chun was last seen on May 18, 2009, shortly before she left her Christchurch home. Mrs Chun “held both a New Zealand and South Korean passport. Neither passport have been used to travel out of the country since her disappearance.”
Search blog contents for details of many others who have gone missing without a trace in New Zealand.
Other News in Drips…
Good Riddance: Helen Clark resigns from UNDP
Former New Zealand Prime Minister [the orthodontically-challenged] Helen Clark has finally resigned from her post at the UN. Clark heads the UN Development Programme till April 19.
With her leaving, who would now pay for the fake New Zealand reports aimed at fraudulently boosting tourism and investment?
Woeful incompetence: Police open their legs and allow two people to…
A 41 year-old male and a 25 year-old female stole a patrol vehicle during a vehicle stop this evening.
“At approximately 6:25pm police stopped a vehicle on Wilson Road, Netherton. While the officer was conducting a breath test on the female driver, two passengers, a male and a female, got out of the car and drove off in the officer’s patrol vehicle.”
The vehicle was subsequently located in Meremere. It had been set alight, causing extensive damage. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/two-arrested-after-patrol-vehicle-stolen