Sad­dles and bri­dles stolen in break in

Matamata Chronicle - - News/opinion -

Sta­bles by the race track were bro­ken into over the week­end.

Four track­work sad­dles and four bri­dles were taken.

A large quan­tity of diesel was stolen from a Stop­ford Rd prop­erty overnight. Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 1 A truck and trailer unit col­lided with a car on the cor­ner of State High­way 27 and Firth St. No one was hurt but the car was writ­ten off.

A 15- year- old boy was ar­rested for breach of bail. He has since ap­peared in court and be­ing re-bailed. Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 2 A mo­tor­cy­cle crashed on Old Te Aroha Rd near State High­way 24.

The rider had mi­nor in­juries and was taken to Tau­ranga Hospi­tal.

Two hours later, there was a sec­ond mo­tor­cy­cle ac­ci­dent on State High­way 29 near the sum­mit of the Kaimai Range.

The rider re­ceived in­juries to his face and other mi­nor in­juries and was also taken to Tau­ranga Hospi­tal. Mata­mata Vol­un­teer Fire Bri­gade chief fire of­fi­cer Kevin Cur­tis said res­i­dents should be aware that con­di­tions were still ex­tremely dry de­spite re­cent rain.

A to­tal fire ban in the Waikato re­mains in place.

Called to back up the Mor­rinsville Vol­un­teer Fire Bri­gade, who were at­tend­ing a ma­jor in­ci­dent.

Re­sponded to a med­i­cal call where a per­son had fallen off a bike on Old Te Aroha Rd.

At­tended a veg­e­ta­tion fire on the Kaimai Range.

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