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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wellington ranked #1 in the world to live

Photo by Ulrich Lange, Bochum, Germany
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 conducted by the Deutsche Bank measured cities on factors such as cost of living, pollution, climate and house prices and...

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 facing charges for gathering excess pāua and offering to sell it on the black market. The operation targeted a group of...

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 area. Approximately 1 hour later, the vehicle, a small Suzuki Swift was located travelling south on Manly Street, Paraparaumu. Police attempted...

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 warrant at a commercial address on George Street in Stokes Valley shortly after 6am today. The search warrant involved AOS, CIB,...

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 across Wellington, Porirua, Wairarapa and the Kāpiti Coast. Most of the release sites will be on private land and in...

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 thinking about that massive power bill coming your way... Staying warm suddenly becomes a mission in this weather, and if you...

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 by July 2018. Domestic pets will be able to travel with you free of charge, but there will be rules...

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 at the back of the Bedford Street shops, where an old bar used to be. The Laundromat went up in...

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 of the box (cardboard), not inside the sealed bag of crackers. As she reached in she felt something sharp, and...

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 cancelled from April. Many have already expressed their anger online, annoyed that they will now have to travel to Wellington in...

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