Watch: Peruvian football reporter hassled by moronic Kiwi fans in Cuba Street kebab shop

A Peruvian journalist in Wellington to cover the football match between the All Whites and Peru was accosted by "immature" All Whites fans while trying to do a live cross yesterday.

Omar Ruiz de Somocurcio was conducting a cross for the Buenos Dias Peru show from the Istanbul eatery on Cuba Street when two All Whites fans came up behind him and tried to interrupt and get in the shot.

The time stamp on the footage indicates it was about 8am Peru time, which equates to about 2am New Zealand Time.

"What we are seeing are images of what happens when immature New Zealanders come to try to complicate the work," Mr de Somocur says in Spanish as the two men jostle him.

Shouts are heard and the reporter and his camera operator are forced to retreat outside on to Cuba Street, where an altercation takes place.

Fans turned up in the hundreds to catch a glimpse of their Peru football team outside their hotel in Wellington. Source: 1 NEWS

Diario Carrio reported that a television camera was damaged during the incident.

Mr De Somocur apologised for the interruption on his Twitter account, saying "I deeply regret what happened today during our live broadcast from NZ".

"I deeply appreciate the signs of support and solidarity for me and my cameraman Arturo Aliaga."

Others responded by praising his professionalism while being harassed.

New Zealand Police said they did not receive any calls about the incident, but "encourage anyone who is the victim of any crime to come forward as soon as possible and report their concerns to Police".

The All Whites host Peru tomorrow afternoon at Westpac Stadium in their World Cup qualifier. Source: 1 NEWS

Buenos Dias Peru has been running since 1981.


Police carrying out search warrants targeting organised crime, drugs in Bay of Plenty

Police are executing a number of search warrants in the eastern Bay of Plenty today.

The warrants come as part of an investigation into organised crime and the distribution of illicit drugs within the community.

More to come.

Police (file picture).
Police generic Source: 1 NEWS

Live stream: Major water policy speech to give glimpse at Government’s approach to water regulation

Nanaia Mahuta will discuss storm water, drinking water and bottling. Source: 1 NEWS



Watch: 'Make it lit fam' - Andrew Little releases video appealing for 2019 New Plymouth youth MP

MP Andrew Little has released a video appealing for a 2019 New Plymouth youth MP.

In the video, Mr Little can be seen making digs at his political rivals - David Seymour, Gareth Morgan, Bill English and John Key - while attempting to appeal to the modern teenager.

"I'm Andrew Little. You may know me for such things as my cat (soz Gareth), beard polls, party hats and Dancing With The Stars. Just kidding. That's Not Safe for Twerk," the Justice Minister says.

"But if you're going to have a backing track, make sure it's pretty legal. So make it lit fam."

The MP can be seen making digs at his political rivals as he tries to appeal to the modern teenager. Source: Breakfast

Man in critical condition after stabbing at property near Opotiki

A man has been hospitalised in a critical condition following a stabbing at a property near Opotiki, in the Bay of Plenty, this morning.

The man has been transported to Whakatāne Hospital after he was stabbed at an address on Waiotahe Valley Road, in Waiotahi, at 7.25am.

The people involved in the incident are known to each other, police say.

Police know the identity of the suspect and are working to locate him.

A scene examination is currently being carried out at the address.

Source: 1 NEWS