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Wellington, NZ
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Man who set himself on fire outside Parliament dies in hospital

The protester who has reportedly been protesting silently around Wellington for weeks has died in hospital after he set himself on fire on the...

Man on fire outside parliament

Police are assisting fire and ambulance at Parliament grounds where a man has reportedly set himself on fire. Ambulance are with the man currently, who's...

Earthquake Hits Wellington, Trains Stopped

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake near Seddon has struck this afternoon. There appears to be no major damage, but Metlink has temporarily stopped all trains...

Where to Vote in Wellington

We've put together a list of all the voting booths across wellington - pick one in your electorate and go vote! Election Day Voting...

“If this is yours can you please get in touch with us”

Wellington Police are looking for the owner of a substantial quantity of cannabis. In a Facebook post they wrote: "We've located a substantial amount of cannabis...

List of cancelled flights due to Auckland Airport fuel supply shortage

A fuel pipe line that leads to Auckland airport has had to be shut down due to damage, thereby affecting the whole of Auckland...

HUHA Purchases Rabbit Meat Operation To Save Rabbits

Wellington based charity HUHA has purchased a Meat Production Rabbitry containing 75 rabbits, in order to save them. The Rabbitry was listed up for sale...

New World Opens Voting for Plastic Bag Charges

New World Supermarkets have just put out a voting website to gain your views on increasing the price of plastic bags in their store....

Election Campaigners by SH2 Motorway

Election campaigners have been taking risky steps to get their signs in front of drivers eyes. Three campaigners were spotted right beside the SH2...

Inside Otari Wilton’s Bush

Before moving to Wellington, I googled anything and everything I could find about it. Most results were images of a place called Otari Wilton’s Bush—...

Police Find 2kg Synthetic Drugs in Porirua

Wellington Police have executed four search warrants in Cannons Creek, Porirua this morning, related to the manufacture and supply of synthetic drugs. Approximately two kilograms...

“Wellington Trains During Peak Hours Are Unbearable”

Many Wellingtonians are unhappy with the state of Wellington train transport during the peak hours (morning & evening). During peak hours, the trains are...

Lights out in Wellington CBD due to fault

Don't panic if you see the lights are out in the city - these will be fixed soon. People have already messaged in about...

Missing 5 year old in Porirua (Now found)

UPDATE: The boy has been found and is safe. --------------------- A 5 year old has gone missing from his home in Castor Crescent, Cannons Creek, Porirua...

Building Fire in Wellington CBD

The rooftop of a large building in central Wellington was on fire this morning after a loud bang. The building was evacuated and emergency services...

Person Killed by Car in Wellington

A person has been killed after being hit by a vehicle on the Wellington motorway just before 6.30pm this evening. Traffic is being...

Wellington’s secret sign language community

Small gestures are making big impact - right in the heart of Wellington.

10 Interesting Fun Facts About Wellington

Fun fact number 1: Wellington is known as Windy Wellington. This is because of the strong gusty winds that are always blowing over the city....

WOF For Wellington Rentals Launched By Council

Wellington City Council has launched a 'warrant of fitness' for properties in Wellington to meet the minimum housing standards. “We want to lift rental...

House Fire in Stokes Valley

A large house fire has broken out in Thompson Grove, Stokes Valley. Emergency services are at the scene. Witnesses say a man and woman were inside...
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