7.5 C
Wellington, NZ
Friday, July 3, 2020

Sewage overflowing into Wellington Harbour

Whairepo Lagoon
Wellington water has released a warning that wasterwater is currently overflowing into Whairepo Lagoon, and likely the Taranaki dive platform due to a collapsed tunnel. CBD residents and offices are urged to reduce water usage to help combat the...

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...

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...

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...

Homegrown evacuated but no risk to public

Homegrown security ordered the evacuation of the Waitangi Park area of the waterfront festival at around 9:20pm following their concerns about a person. Police are in attendance ensuring the safe and orderly evacuation of attendees. Police are speaking to a...

Wellington Teacher secretly filmed girls in shower

A 52 year old male Wellington (former) teacher has pleaded guilty this morning to 54 charges of making intimate visual recordings or objectionable publications at the Wellington District Court. He has been granted interim name suppression. A hidden camera was used...

Strong 6.7 Earthquake shakes North Island

A strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake has been shaking the North Island at 3.13pm today. As at 3.26pm Geonet has lowered the magnitude to 6.2. The quake was centered 35km South-west of Taumaruni, and was 193km deep. No damage has been reported yet. Aftershocks are likely.

Crash in Eastbourne Closes Road

The road in and out of Eastbourne is currently closed due to a car hitting a power pole. The road is expected to be closed for 2 hours. Emergency services are responding to a crash on Marine Drive near Lowry Bay in Wellington. A car...

Cheaper petrol station to open in Wellington

Hamilton-based fuel supplier Waitomo Group has today announced plans to open a Waitomo Fuel Stop in central Wellington in early 2019, delivering much-needed competition to the capital. Resource consent was granted on 15 October for a 6-pump site, at 24-26 Hutt Road, Pipitea. The site...

Leopard Seal on Petone Beach

Leopard Seal on Petone Beach (Dylan Fraser)
Police have set up a barrier on Petone Beach this morning after a Leopard Seal was spotted by the water. DOC have been notified and are monitoring the seal. The seal is currently on the beach near the Settlers Museum. "They are the only seals known...

Wellington Weather

Wellington, NZ
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7.5 ° C
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