Nelson house bus bomb scare a hoax

  • 16/01/2016
Nelson house bus bomb scare a hoax

Police are investigating a hoax bomb threat near Nelson.

Someone called the police emergency line early this morning to say a bomb on a house bus at Maitai Valley Motor Camp near Nelson would explode in 30 minutes.

People were evacuated from the area and New Zealand Defence Force bomb technicians were flown in from Wellington but nothing suspicious was found.

Police are following leads to identify the hoax caller.

NZN / 3 News