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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Earthquake Hits Wellington, Trains Stopped

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake near Seddon has struck this afternoon. There appears to be no major damage, but Metlink has temporarily stopped all trains whilst assessing any damage. Expect delays if taking a train this afternoon. Did you feel the earthquake? Have you seen any...

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...

Two in Youth Court following Wainuiomata robbery

Two young people are due to appear in Hutt Valley Youth Court today following an aggravated robbery in Wainuiomata last night. Police were called to a dairy on Ruthven Road about 5:30pm on May 16 to a report of two people - one with a...

House in Wellington may collapse

The risk that a dilapidated and earthquake-damaged house in Mt Cook, Wellington, may collapse in strong winds or a moderate quake has forced Wellington City Council to temporarily close a popular walkway over the weekend. The alleyway, adjacent to the house at 82 Wallace Street,...

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Homicide inquiry launched after death in Porirua

Police have launched a homicide inquiry following a fight in Porirua this evening at about 5.40pm.Police were called to a Parumoana Street address where man was found with serious injuries.The victim was given medical attention, but sadly died at...

Girl attacked with glass when walking in Porirua

A girl was cut on her face and neck with glass during an alleged sexual assault in Porirua / Whitby last night. She was walking in a walkway between Tairangi School and Whitby, when approached and attacked. Police are investigating the incident, and supporting...

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...

Large House Fire in Lyall Bay

A house in Lyall Bay has gone up in flames this morning. Emergency services are currently at the scene and should have the fire under control soon. Please avoid the area to give them room. Nearby roads are closed. It is currently unknown if...

List of cancelled flights due to Auckland Airport fuel supply shortage

A fuel pipe line that leads to Auckland airport has had to be shut down due to damage, thereby affecting the whole of Auckland airport with a fuel shortage. Many flights have been cancelled due to this shortage. Below is a list of cancelled...

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