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Friday, November 22, 2019

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...

50 Wellington bus drivers will strike

Wellington bus drivers strike over unsafe conditions, lack of negotiations Hutt Valley bus drivers employed by Tranzit have voted to take industrial action to protest unlawful and dangerous shifts and to get the new provider to actually begin negotiations that have been promised for months...

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...

Police seeking to arrest man in relation to a shooting

A warrant to arrest has been issued for Duane Edward Huaki. The warrant is in relation to the shooting of a 36-year-old man at a George Street address in Stokes Valley on 26 June 2018. Huaki is 39-years-old, and approximately 174cm in height and of...

Person dead after being hit by train in Tawa

A person was hit by a train near Linden Station in Tawa just before 7.45am and is reportedly dead. All trains on the Kapiti line are currently suspended due to the incident. Bus replacements from Porirua are starting to be sent out.

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