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Thursday, December 13, 2018

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.

The Wellington company revolutionising the world of cryptocurrencies

Crypto Launchpad is a Wellington based company which was founded only 8 months ago by a local entrepreneur Adiraj Gupta and his Co-Founders Kerry McNulty & Steve MacDonald. Adiraj realized that crypto markets were unreliable, unpredictable, and untrustworthy. Realising that something needed to be...

Two arrests and firearms recovered in Masterton

Two people have been arrested and firearms, cash and methamphetamine seized following the execution of two search warrants in Masterton early this morning. The search warrants, which occurred at Dee Place and Grant Crescent, were a result of investigations into two recent firearm incidents. During the...

Woman killed after being hit by car in Upper Hutt

A woman has died after being hit by a car in Akatarawa Road, Upper Hutt, this afternoon. Emergency services were called just after 2pm. Police are working to establish the circumstances and no further information is available at this stage.

Shooting in Stokes Valley, gunman has not been found

Police have responded to reports of a shooting at an address in George Street in Stokes Valley at about 2.15pm today. Police originally thought a woman had been taken to hospital, however it was a man that has been taken to hospital with a...

Man charged in relation to Te Papa incident

A 27-year-old Wellington man is due to reappear in court next month in relation to an incident at Te Papa Museum in Wellington last week. An item of concern was located in a loading dock and reported to Police around 6pm on Friday, June 8. Te...

Police disappointed at checkpoint results

Wellington Police are disappointed with the results of an alcohol checkpoint in Paraparaumu last night. A check point was put in place on Mazengarb Road between 7.30pm and 9pm. A large number of drivers were tested with six being charged and summonsed to appear in court...

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