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Thursday, December 13, 2018

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...

Aggravated robbery near Wellington Train Station

Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of a pharmacy on Bunny Street, Wellington. At around 12pm a man entered the store and threatened two staff members. He stole cash and medications and ran off towards Featherston Street. The staff members were not injured, nor were two members...

Vice-Chancellor reappointed at Victoria University

Chancellor Neil Paviour-Smith says the University Council is delighted that Professor Guilford will continue to lead the University and implement its ambitious strategic plan. He says Professor Guilford brings the ideal mix of leadership, experience and knowledge to continue the University’s focus on providing New...

WIN All Blacks vs South Africa Tickets

Want to win 2 tickets to see the upcoming All Blacks vs South Africa game? Check out the post on our Facebook page to enter. You've got till the 5th September to enter so be quick! Don't want to wait? Grab your tickets before they...

Whale and Baby in Wellington Harbour

A Southern Right Whale and her baby have been swimming around Wellington Harbour for a few days. An image, captured by Dwight Lorenzen shows the mother whale swimming alongside her calf, in the water near Petone. Many have speculated that the whale may be 'Matariki,'...

Person Sadly Dead After Terrace Tunnel Crash

One person has died following the serious crash in the Terrace Tunnel. The crash occurred about 7.50am this morning. The Serious Crash Unit is in attendance. The area is closed and diversions are in place. Oure thoughts are with all involved and the family &...

Masses of rubbish cleaned at Petone Beach

Incredible amounts of rubbish were picked up from Petone Beach during an organised cleanup event on Sunday. The event, run by the Petone Beach Clean Up Crew, attracted 40 volunteers on Sunday to clean up the beach. "The western end of Petone Beach is...

Movie Museum and Convention Centre to be built in Wellington

Wellington City Council and The Movie Museum Limited (TMML) have today announced a mutually-agreed parting of the ways for a joint project between the Council’s Convention Centre and TMML’s Movie Museum, which were proposed for Cable Street in central Wellington. Both parties remain optimistic...

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...

Man uses lollies to try abduct child in Karori

Parents of Karori Normal School have been notified of a man using lollies to encourange an 11 year into his car. This is the letter from the school: "Yesterday afternoon, at approximately 4.00pm, an 11 year old girl reported that she was approached by a...

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