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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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...

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 Sky Show Will Be Cancelled

Wellington City Council says 2017 is the last year for our annual Sky Show fireworks for Guy Fawkes. From next year there will be no show to celebrate Guy Fawkes. Matariki will make up for the lost show by expanding and providing it's own...

Car flip in Terrace Tunnel, roads closed

The Terrace Tunnel closed in both directions due to a car crash. A car flipped onto its side, stopping all traffic. ""Smoke completely filled the tunnel as the car hit the side and flipped" - Ash Moor People from cars nearby went to the aid of...

House Fire in Stokes Valley

A large house fire has broken out in Thompson Grove, Stokes Valley. Emergency services are at the scene. Witnesses say a man and woman were inside the house but managed to escape safely.

Trains will now be running tomorrow

On Friday 1 December ALL Metlink train services will be running as the rail strike has now been called off. The Rail Maritime Transport Union have withdrawn their strike action on Friday 1 December, so we will now be able to run all services. We appreciate...

Person Killed by Car in Wellington

A person has been killed after being hit by a vehicle on the Wellington motorway just before 6.30pm this evening. Traffic is being diverted off the northbound motorway at the Tinakori Road off-ramp. The road is expected to remain closed for some...

SH58 Speed Limit Lowered to 80kph

The speed limit for SH58 will be lowered to 80kph from tomorrow, adding 1 minute to the journey. The stretch of road connects the Hutt Valley to Porirua, and has been a well known high risk crash area. In the past 10 years, 4 people...

Vice-Chancellor reappointed at Victoria University

Chancellor Neil Paviour-Smith says the University Council is delighted that Professor Guilford will continue to lead the University and implement its ambitious strategic plan. He says Professor Guilford brings the ideal mix of leadership, experience and knowledge to continue the University’s focus on providing New...

Police announces non-emergency number – 105

At 10:05 am on the 10th of the 5th, New Zealand Police is launching 105 (“ten five”), the eagerly anticipated number for the public to report non-emergency situations to Police.“More than 60 years on from the first 111 call, the launch of...

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