Car hits pedestrian in Wellington, two taken to Hospital

Car hits pedestrian in Wellington, two taken to Hospital

Emergency services are responding to a report of a serious crash on Grafton Road in Roseneath.  The crash involving a car and a pedestrian was reported around 5.30 pm.  Two people have been taken to hospital, one with serious injuries and another with minor injuries.  The road is closed and...

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Daily COVID-19 Developments (28.08.20)

Daily COVID-19 Developments (28.08.20)

There are 12 new total cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today, all linked to the Auckland cluster. There are 161 people linked to the community cluster who have been transferred to the Auckland quarantine facility, which includes 88 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and their...

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Coca Cola donates $300K each year to local environmental group Sea Cleaners

Coca Cola donates $300K each year to local environmental group Sea Cleaners

Coca-Cola Oceania and Coca-Cola Amatil NZ have significantly reduced their use of virgin plastic in 2020 by using only recycled plastic across some of New Zealand’s best-known drinks brands. All plastic soft drink bottles smaller than 1 litre and water bottles in all sizes produced by Coca-Cola Amatil NZ are...

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Wellington City Council adopts a new Parking Policy

Wellington City Council adopts a new Parking Policy

The Wellington City Council has adopted a brand new parking policy to manage the on and off-street parking bombardment in the City and surrounding streets.  The parking policy was put in place on August 26.   The city mayor Andy Foster announces the fresh policy is comprehensive and will set the...

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Google Street View bug blurs carved faces at Raukawa Marae

Google Street View bug blurs carved faces at Raukawa Marae

A tweet posted earlier this year by Twitter user Kyle McDonald (a media artist) shows carved faces being blurred at Raukawa Marae. The tweet was posted on Feb 11. amazing.. google street view blurs out the carved faces outside a wharenui (meeting house) in ōtaki, aotearoa new zealand pic.twitter.com/sRP5Qsq9tz —...

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