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Monday, January 24, 2022

Wellington named the top destination in NZ

Photo by Amanda Main
Lonely Planet has named Wellington as the #1 destination to see when in New Zealand., topping the likes of Queenstown and Auckland. "Wellington is the crossing point between the North and South Islands, so travellers have long been passing through these parts," the Lonely...

79 year old dies after being hit by car

A 79 year old man has unfortunately died after he was hit by a car on Main Road in Tawa. The collision occurred just before 6pm yesterday (Wednesday 21st June). The Serious Crash Unit has examined the scene and no charges have been laid...

Man With Gun Sighted, School Lockdown

Around midday today a man with a gun was sighted on Mt Victoria and reported to police. A local school, Wellington East Girls College went into lockdown, with all students and teaches in class whilst armed police patrolled and searched the area for this man. The...

Baby Seal Died in Whitby Despite Calls to DOC

A baby seal seen at the Whitby Inlet a week ago, has now been found dead. Many people were concerned at the size of the seal when it was first spotted. Apparently mother seals often leave their babies alone for a while whilst they...

Vehicle rescued from Hutt River

A strange sight in the Hutt River today was a ute, submerged by the water near Melling Bridge. After a few hours the vehicle was rescued by a tractor. It is unknown why or how the ute got into the Hutt River. Luckily nobody was injured...

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...

Person hit by bus in CBD

Police are in attendance at a serious crash in central Wellington involving a bus and a pedestrian. The crash happened shortly after 2.20pm at the intersection of Manners Street and Willis Street. One person has serious injuries and has been taken to hospital. Manners Street is currently...

Road blocked due to crash – Glenside

Police are currently in attendance at a crash on Middleton Road at Glenside, near Wellington where are car has gone through a train track barrier and crashed down a bank. The driver of the vehicle is in a critical condition and is currently being helicoptered...

Man Dies After Collapsing in Naenae

Just before 11am Police were called to a shop on Hillary Court, Naenae, Lower Hutt where it was reported a man had collapsed. Emergency services immediately responded and CPR was performed on the man but unfortunately he has died at the scene. Police are at the...

Wellington Weather

Wellington, NZ
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