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Wellington, NZ
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Person hit by train in Upper Hutt

Police are responding to an incident involving a train and pedestrian in Upper Hutt. Police were called to the scene near the Heretaunga Railway Station at 4.12pm. Trains on the Hutt Valley Line will be affected as a result.

Wellington taxi driver shot last night

An investigation has started after a taxi driver was shot in Wellington last night. The male driver was shot in the shoulder while he was in his taxi on Stone St in Miramar at about 9.10pm. He had taken two passengers – a man and a...

60 bags of synthetic drugs found in Porirua

Police have today been undertaking further enforcement activity in Porirua relating to the sale and supply of synthetic drugs. Following the execution of a search warrant at a Porirua address today, a 34-year-old man will appear in Porirua District Court tomorrow, charged with...

Missing Diver Found To Have Drowned

The Police National Dive Squad has this evening recovered the body of the diver who was reported missing off the coast of Makara, in Wellington. The man’s family have been notified and are requesting privacy at this time. Police would like to thank all involved, especially...

No Trains on Thursday due to Strike

Due to strike action on Thursday 16 November no Metlink train services will be running. Unfortunately the Rail Maritime Transport Union are on strike for the whole day from 2am on Thursday 16 November until 2am Friday 17 November, so there are no staff to...

Diver missing on West Coast of Wellington

A search and rescue operation is currently under way in Makara to locate a missing diver who was reported overdue yesterday evening. The diver, who had been expected to return at around 4pm, had been diving on his own just off Makara Beach, between Wharehou...

4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Wellington

A small but sturdy 4.8 magnitude earthquake has hit Wellington. It has been felt all over the wider Wellington region. This earthquake was first reported by Geonet as 4.7 but was shortly upgraded to 4.8. There are currently no reports of damage.

Synthetic drugs may have caused Wellington death

Hutt Valley Police are investigating a death last night that is possibly related to synthetic drugs. The deceased is a 36-year-old man who lived in the Hutt Valley. Police have referred the death to the Coroner. “It is important to stress that the Coroner’s investigation will take...

Person hit by bus in CBD

Police are in attendance at a serious crash in central Wellington involving a bus and a pedestrian. The crash happened shortly after 2.20pm at the intersection of Manners Street and Willis Street. One person has serious injuries and has been taken to hospital. Manners Street is currently...

Kapiti Man Still Missing

Police are appealing for sightings of a missing 51 year old Kapiti man. Jason Jon Penny was last seen on Thursday the 5th of October at 7.30pm leaving work in Porirua. He left on foot, leaving his car in the car park with his cell phone...

Wellington Weather

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