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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Strong 6.7 Earthquake shakes North Island

A strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake has been shaking the North Island at 3.13pm today. As at 3.26pm Geonet has lowered the magnitude to 6.2. The quake...

Crash in Eastbourne Closes Road

The road in and out of Eastbourne is currently closed due to a car hitting a power pole. The road is expected to be closed...

Cheaper petrol station to open in Wellington

Hamilton-based fuel supplier Waitomo Group has today announced plans to open a Waitomo Fuel Stop in central Wellington in early 2019, delivering much-needed competition...
Leopard Seal on Petone Beach (Dylan Fraser)

Leopard Seal on Petone Beach

Police have set up a barrier on Petone Beach this morning after a Leopard Seal was spotted by the water. DOC have been notified and...

Large House Fire in Lyall Bay

A house in Lyall Bay has gone up in flames this morning. Emergency services are currently at the scene and should have the...

Wellington water sculpture worth $300,000 broken

The famous Len Lye sculpture on the Wellington Waterfront has been broken today after a man climed to the end and snapped it. The...

Truck Crash in Petone

Seaview roundabout, Petone, is blocked following a one-truck crash. Emergency services were called to the scene about 2.25pm following a report that a truck...

Source of Carterton School illness found

Police say fresh compost is the source of illness at a Carterton primary school last week. Emergency services were called to the school on High...

SH58 Speed Limit Lowered to 80kph

The speed limit for SH58 will be lowered to 80kph from tomorrow, adding 1 minute to the journey. The stretch of road connects the...

23 year old sadly killed in motorcycle accident

Police can now release the name of the motorcyclist who died in a crash on SH2 near Kaitoke, Upper Hutt, on Wednesday September 19. He...
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Wellington named the top destination in NZ

Lonely Planet has named Wellington as the #1 destination to see when in New Zealand., topping the likes of Queenstown and Auckland. "Wellington is...

Aggravated robbery near Wellington Train Station

Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of a pharmacy on Bunny Street, Wellington. At around 12pm a man entered the store and threatened two staff...

Vice-Chancellor reappointed at Victoria University

Chancellor Neil Paviour-Smith says the University Council is delighted that Professor Guilford will continue to lead the University and implement its ambitious strategic plan. He...

WIN All Blacks vs South Africa Tickets

Want to win 2 tickets to see the upcoming All Blacks vs South Africa game? Check out the post on our Facebook page to...

Whale and Baby in Wellington Harbour

A Southern Right Whale and her baby have been swimming around Wellington Harbour for a few days. An image, captured by Dwight Lorenzen shows...

Person Sadly Dead After Terrace Tunnel Crash

One person has died following the serious crash in the Terrace Tunnel. The crash occurred about 7.50am this morning. The Serious Crash Unit is in...

Masses of rubbish cleaned at Petone Beach

Incredible amounts of rubbish were picked up from Petone Beach during an organised cleanup event on Sunday. The event, run by the Petone Beach...

Movie Museum and Convention Centre to be built in Wellington

Wellington City Council and The Movie Museum Limited (TMML) have today announced a mutually-agreed parting of the ways for a joint project between the...

Multiple thefts from cars in Petone

Police are urging people to take extra care following an increase in thefts from vehicles in Petone. The thefts have occurred from vehicles parked in...

Man uses lollies to try abduct child in Karori

Parents of Karori Normal School have been notified of a man using lollies to encourange an 11 year into his car. This is the letter...
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