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Wellington, NZ
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Man charged in relation to Te Papa incident

A 27-year-old Wellington man is due to reappear in court next month in relation to an incident at Te Papa Museum in Wellington last week. An item of concern was located in a loading dock and reported to Police around 6pm on Friday, June 8. Te...

Police disappointed at checkpoint results

Wellington Police are disappointed with the results of an alcohol checkpoint in Paraparaumu last night. A check point was put in place on Mazengarb Road between 7.30pm and 9pm. A large number of drivers were tested with six being charged and summonsed to appear in court...

Wellington is the #1 most liveable city in the world

For the second year Wellington has been named the most liveable city in the world, according to Deutsche Bank's list of 50 most liveable global cities. Last year Wellington took out the top title, and again has come out on top this year, proving that...

Teenagers caught stealing bike in Lower Hutt

Hutt Valley Police have caught three burglars in the act this afternoon, thanks to assistance from the public. Around 2pm Police received a call to report three people had broken into a property in Woburn and made off with a bicycle. Police responded, immediately apprehending one...

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 died at the scene. Police are working with Transdev and will provide updates when available.

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 been hit by a train. Police are asking the public to avoid the area.

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 22 May 2018. The training will take place between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm. You may observe Police carrying...

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 Tunnel. The officer followed the vehicle and established it had been reported stolen from Petone last night. A pursuit was initiated when...

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 a dairy on Ruthven Road about 5:30pm on May 16 to a report of two people - one with a...

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 – is widespread in Europe and Australia, but this is the first time it has been found in New Zealand,...

Wellington Weather

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