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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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 Clean Up Crew, attracted 40 volunteers on Sunday to clean up the beach. "The western end of Petone Beach is...

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 Council’s Convention Centre and TMML’s Movie Museum, which were proposed for Cable Street in central Wellington. Both parties remain optimistic...

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 public car parks on The Esplanade and at Percy’s Reserve over the past month. “While Police patrol these areas regularly, we...

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 from the school: "Yesterday afternoon, at approximately 4.00pm, an 11 year old girl reported that she was approached by a...

50 Wellington bus drivers will strike

Wellington bus drivers strike over unsafe conditions, lack of negotiations Hutt Valley bus drivers employed by Tranzit have voted to take industrial action to protest unlawful and dangerous shifts and to get the new provider to actually begin negotiations that have been promised for months...

Matariki Fireworks Postponed Due To Whale

The Matariki Fireworks sky show was scheduled for tomorrow evening, but has now been postponed till next Saturday. A whale (which has been given the name Tyler Matariki) has been in Wellington harbour for the past 4 days. Wellington - LIVE realised the potential threat of...

Police seeking to arrest man in relation to a shooting

A warrant to arrest has been issued for Duane Edward Huaki. The warrant is in relation to the shooting of a 36-year-old man at a George Street address in Stokes Valley on 26 June 2018. Huaki is 39-years-old, and approximately 174cm in height and of...

Person dead after being hit by train in Tawa

A person was hit by a train near Linden Station in Tawa just before 7.45am and is reportedly dead. All trains on the Kapiti line are currently suspended due to the incident. Bus replacements from Porirua are starting to be sent out.

The Wellington company revolutionising the world of cryptocurrencies

Crypto Launchpad is a Wellington based company which was founded only 8 months ago by a local entrepreneur Adiraj Gupta and his Co-Founders Kerry McNulty & Steve MacDonald. Adiraj realized that crypto markets were unreliable, unpredictable, and untrustworthy. Realising that something needed to be...

Two arrests and firearms recovered in Masterton

Two people have been arrested and firearms, cash and methamphetamine seized following the execution of two search warrants in Masterton early this morning. The search warrants, which occurred at Dee Place and Grant Crescent, were a result of investigations into two recent firearm incidents. During the...

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