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16 February 11:50pm
Police responded to reports of several flare sightings observed near the south end of Te Anau Lake at about 11.00pm Saturday night.
Police involved shooting
At about 2:00am this morning Police responded to reported suspicious behaviour incident in Woolston. While patrolling in the area they located a suspicious vehicle with two occupants.
SH 56 reopens
State Highway 56 at Opiki, near Palmerston North, has now reopened following a truck rolling earlier today.
Police thanks motorists for their patience while diversions were in place.
Road closed after truck tipped
State Highway 56 (Opiki Road) south of Palmerston North is currently blocked after a truck has tipped.
No one was injured however the road is expected to be closed for some time.
Drive to the conditions
Southern Police District is reminding motorists to drive to the conditions, with emergency services attending a few road incidents today.