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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Person sadly dead after being hit by train in Upper Hutt

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a train in Upper Hutt. Emergency services were called to Stream Grove in Heretaunga at 9.21am. The pedestrian...

Serious incident in Upper Hutt

Police are attending a serious incident in Heretaunga, Upper Hutt. Emergency services were called to Stream Grove at 9.21am following a report a pedestrian had...

Police training on Tuesday

The New Zealand Police will be conducting training exercises at the Arlington Apartments, Corner of Arlington Road & Hopper Street, Mount Cook, on Tuesday...

Teenagers dies after stolen vehicle crashes during police pursuit

Shortly before 3am today, a dog handler driving north on State Highway 1 saw a small hatchback travelling at high speed, near the Terrace...

Two in Youth Court following Wainuiomata robbery

Two young people are due to appear in Hutt Valley Youth Court today following an aggravated robbery in Wainuiomata last night. Police were called to...

New strain of rabbit calicivirus confirmed in New Zealand

A new strain of the rabbit calicivirus has been confirmed in a single wild rabbit found on a Marlborough farm. The strain – called RHDV2...

Girl Guide biscuits will stop selling

GirlGuiding New Zealand has announced today that changes in the organisation mean that the well known biscuits will stop being sold next year. Read the...

Body found in water in Porirua

A man's body has been recovered from the water near Mana Cruising Club in Paramata this afternoon. Police were notified by a member of the...

Teenagers Arrested After Dairy Robbery in Upper Hutt

Hutt Valley Police have arrested two people following the aggravated robbery of a dairy in Upper Hutt on Monday 30 April. Police have arrested a...

Pets now allowed on Wellington Public Transport

From today, pets are allowed to travel on public transport in Wellington, and they don't need a ticket. There are rules however around this. Below...
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Wellington ranked #1 in the world to live

Wellington has been given the title of the best city in the world, according to a global survey published in the Financial Times. The survey...

Wellington Divers Caught Taking Over 600 Paua

A Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) operation that was recently concluded with the assistance of police, has resulted in a group of Wellington divers...

9 Kids Steal Car in Kapiti After Midnight

At approximately 12:30am this morning Kapiti Police received a complaint regarding the theft of a motor vehicle from an address in the Paraparaumu Beach...

Stokes Valley Gang Drug Dealers Arrested

Police have arrested 2 men this morning for drug related charges after a search warrant was excecuted in Stokes Valley. Police executed a pre-planned search...

Rabbit Killing Virus to be Released in Wellington

From the 16th April, Greater Wellington’s biosecurity team will begin releasing a new rabbit haemorrhagic virus disease strain, RHDV1 K5, into approximately 30 sites...

5 Ways to save money on heating in Wellington

Winter seems to have arrived early in Wellington with storms and hail (that's literally frozen ice!). You're probably running straight to your heaters without...

Pets Will Be Allowed On Wellington Public Transport

Wellington Regional Council has voted for pets to be allowed on public transport in Wellington. The new law is expected to be in place...

Midnight Fire in Cannons Creek

Cannons Creek residents were woken by smoke and sirens tonight as the local shops went up in flames. The fire started at approximately 10.30pm...

Woman cut from glass inside box of Shapes

A Wellington woman has found herself bleeding after reaching in to grab some Pizza Flavoured Shapes this morning. The glass was on the inside...

Air NZ to stop flying from Kapiti Airport to Auckland

Sad news for Kapiti locals comes today with Air New Zealand announcing that their direct route from Kapiti to Auckland is going to be...
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