New World Supermarkets have just put out a voting website to gain your views on increasing the price of plastic bags in their store. There are currently 22 New World supermarkets across the Wellington region. Plastic waste is a major issue in New Zealand,...
A petition asking for dogs to be allowed on public transport is nearing the target of 1000 signatures on change.org. Lulu Rupert who started the petition, wants Wellington to become a fully dog friendly city. To Lulu, this means that dogs should be allowed...
The windy and cold weather storm hitting Wellington has left over 2000 homes in a power outage today. The following areas are without power (info from Wellington Electricity): Newlands, Johnsonville and Paparangi IN PROGRESS Updated 24 mins ago We have approximately 190 affected customers and expect to restore...
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,...
Six people have been arrested and an estimated 30kg of methamphetamine has been seized following a second wave of terminations in relation to Operation Sweden. Those arrested yesterday were in Manukau, Lower Hutt and Masterton. These arrests follow the arrest of 11 people...
Wellington is taking a battering with severe wind today, already resulting in road closures, trees falling over, and now Wellington Airport is too dangerous to take off or land. Over 30 flights in and out of Wellington Airport have been cancelled, with even more being...
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...
We've put together a list of all the voting booths across wellington - pick one in your electorate and go vote! Election Day Voting Places On election day, Saturday 23 September, all voting places will be open from 9.00am until 7.00pm. The busiest time of...
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