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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Matariki Fireworks Postponed Due To Whale

The Matariki Fireworks sky show was scheduled for tomorrow evening, but has now been postponed till next Saturday. A whale (which has been given the name Tyler Matariki) has been in Wellington harbour for the past 4 days. Wellington - LIVE realised the potential threat of...

Wellington Harbour cleanup shows mass of rubbish

Wellington Harbour isn't as clean as you might hope. Our waters are full of rubbish, cans, bottles, and so much more. A group of people came together to try clean up some of the water. Ghost Fishing NZ organised the spring cleanup, and also run...

Ban on Sprinklers across Wellington

A ban on the use of residential sprinklers and irrigation systems will take effect in Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt and Porirua from midnight tonight (Wednesday, 29 November 2017). The ban is a result of increasing water consumption caused by a long spell of dry...

$84,000 of Meth, 3 guns seized from Head Hunters Motorcycle gang

The National Organised Crime Group have disrupted yet another methamphetamine supply chain this week following the execution of seven search warrants targeting Head Hunters Head Hunters Motorcycle gang and their associates in the Kapiti-Mana and Tasman areas. Police recovered approximately 84 grams of methamphetamine with...

Woman Arrested After Holding Another Hostage, Threatening to Kill

Following an incident in Kings Crescent, Lower Hutt this morning, Police have charged a 25-year-old woman. She is in custody and is due to appear in Hutt Valley District Court tomorrow charged with: Kidnapping; Threatening to Kill; Possession of an Offensive weapon. Both she and a 47-year-old...

Caravan stolen with man still inside

A man sleeping in a caravan in Petone overnight got a rude awakening earlier this morning, when he realised he was on the move. Police were contacted by the man just after midnight, who told them that the caravan was being stolen, with him inside. This...

Multiple thefts from cars in Petone

Police are urging people to take extra care following an increase in thefts from vehicles in Petone. The thefts have occurred from vehicles parked in public car parks on The Esplanade and at Percy’s Reserve over the past month. “While Police patrol these areas regularly, we...

Wellington Tiger Dies

We're sad to say that our beautiful Sumatran Tiger Rokan has passed away after 20 years here at Wellington Zoo. Rokan has been much loved by his carers and Zoo staff, as well as popular with visitors. Like lots of cats, he could be sneaky...

“If this is yours can you please get in touch with us”

Wellington Police are looking for the owner of a substantial quantity of cannabis. In a Facebook post they wrote: "We've located a substantial amount of cannabis and would like to speak to its owner. If this is yours can you please get in touch with us." Nobody...

Rotunda in Oriental Bay to get redeveloped

Wellington City Council is pleased to announce that, following a call for expressions of interest, it has accepted a redevelopment proposal for the Band Rotunda in Oriental Bay. The successful proposal was submitted by Cheops Holdings, which will use sister company McKee Fehl...

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