Nelson fires investigation

As part of the ongoing investigation into the cause of a fire in the Iwa Road/Walters Bluff area on Friday 8 February, Nelson Police are looking to speak with a woman who was in the area.

The woman was the driver of a blue hatchback car in a vicinity of the Nelson School of Music on the corner of Collingwood Street between 4.15pm and 4.30pm.

"The woman was seen to stop and pick up an item that was on the road directly adjacent to the roundabout," says a police spokesperson.

"In addition to this woman, Police are also still looking to speak with a man seen sitting beside a bicycle while eating on Iwa Road about the time of the fire around 2.30pm."

Anyone who may have information that would help identify these two people is asked to call 0800 08 02 19.

Information can also be shared anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.