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Thursday, December 13, 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...

Stolen Bike

Kapiti Police are hoping the public can help this little dude get his bike back!!! A number of items were stolen during a burglary at a Reikorangi address on Friday (25th) including this little dudes mini motorbike, featured in the photo below, who is one...

Methamphetamine Syndicate Arrests

Wellington Police have arrested seven people for involvement in methamphetamine dealing. Over the past month, police have been investigating the methamphetamine dealing of a 53-year old man. The seven people arrested will face charges for further drug activity and possession of drug utensils. $40K cash was...

Flooding likely in Wellington tonight

Wellington has been put on a Severe Weather Watch for heavy rain expected tonight. Parts of Porirua experienced flooding today with already strong rain hitting the region. The warning: An active trough should bring periods of heavy rain to Kapiti Coast, Wellington, the Tararua...

Waterpipe Burst in Silverstream

A main waterpipe has burst this morning in Silverstream, creating what appears to be a massive sprinkler coming from the ground. Passersby stopped to watch as a large quantity of water was thrown into the air, some claiming it to be 'the new Silverstream...

Truck Crash in Petone

Seaview roundabout, Petone, is blocked following a one-truck crash. Emergency services were called to the scene about 2.25pm following a report that a truck had rolled. Both lanes are blocked. One person is reported to have serious injuries. Lengthy delays are expected and motorists are asked...

Fire at Porirua School

A fire was discovered around 12.30am on Tuesday night at Te Kura Maori O Porirua School. A number of explosions were heard and smoke was seen from a distance. Emergency services were quickly at the scene, and the fire was put out. Porirua Kura released...

Dog Park to be built in Wainuiomata

The Hutt City Council has announced the purchase of land in Wainuiomata which will be turned into a large dog park. The Hutt City Council posted the following on their Facebook page: Good news for boisterous pups! We have purchased land in Wainuiomata to create...

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...

Crash on SH58 leaves 5 injured

Police and a helicopter attended a crash on SH58 around 9 am this morning. SH58 was closed in both directions for at least 2 hours. Diversions were in place at the SH2 and SH58 intersection in the Hutt Valley and at the Pauatahanui roundabout. Five...

Wellington Weather

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