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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...

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...

Building Fire in Wellington CBD

The rooftop of a large building in central Wellington was on fire this morning after a loud bang. The building was evacuated and emergency services were at the scene immediately. Police have reported that nobody was injured or unaccounted for. The building is 14 stories high...

Reading Cinemas Carpark Demolition Starts

Demolition is underway on the Reading Cinemas Carpark in Courtenay Place, Wellington CBD. This is the 3rd building to be demolished due to earthquake damage from 2016. 61 Molesworth Street, and part of Queensgate Mall are currently being demolished also. Many cars were left...

Wellington needs to reduce water usage urgently

Further restrictions are likely to come into place within a week as the water levels in Wellington continue to drop. According to Metservice, this November has had it's second driest month ever. Many rural homes have already resorted to purchasing water as their...

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...

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 17-year-old woman, she has been charged with aggravated wounding and will appear in Lower Hutt District Court today. A 16-year-old boy...

Sevens Ticket Sales Likely Higher Than Last Year

Sales for the HSBC Sevens event this month in Wellington are already selling at the point of last years, and likely to be even higher. The two day Rugby event is held at Westpac Stadium, as part of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series....

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5 Missing teens could be in Palmerston North

Yesterday 5 Upper Hutt College teenagers were reported missing after skipping the last period of school. Apparently the group of 14-15 year olds had been planning for a while to run away to Palmerston North. None of them have made any contact with their families,...

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