Car crash blocks right northbound lane north of Aotea Quay on-ramp, Wellington

Car crash blocks right northbound lane north of Aotea Quay on-ramp, Wellington

At around 5:50 pm a car crashed into the barriers in the right-hand northbound lane north of the Aotea Quay on-ramp on the Wellington Urban Motorway. The right-hand lane going northbound was blocked, the other two lanes remained open. Traffic delays were in place while the car was removed. An...

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The Wellington Experience: surface flooding and peak hour traffic

The Wellington Experience: surface flooding and peak hour traffic

As the wet winter weather pours in, Wellington City seems to be the city of gloomy, windy and wet weather. It’s a typical day for Wellingtonians.  During the busy 4 pm peak of off-work hour traffic, surface flooding arose on the State Highway network for the afternoon in and around...

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Crash in Tauranga blocks lane on SH2, delaying eastbound traffic

Crash in Tauranga blocks lane on SH2, delaying eastbound traffic

A crash has occurred on SH2 (State Highway 2) at Tauranga’s Harbour Bridge at around 4:30 pm, blocking one lane. The crash has caused eastbound traffic delays. At around 4:50 pm, congestion grew in the area. NZTA (New Zealand Transport Agency) is advising people to delay their journey if possible...

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Report reveals cause of Mankau structure that caught fire was ‘undetermined’

Report reveals cause of Mankau structure that caught fire was ‘undetermined’

The cause of the fire that started at a structure north of Manakau Road on 18 August was deemed unknown in a document revealed to thisquality on 10 Sept under the Official Information Act. On the same day at around the same time, a workplace blaze occurred in Palmerston North...

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Daily COVID-19 Developments (10.09.20)

Daily COVID-19 Developments (10.09.20)

There are 4 new total cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. Two are reported as community cases linked to Auckland’s August cluster, and the other two are cases detected at managed isolation facilities. The two cases of the four have epidemiological links to existing cases and link...

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4 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand (10.09.20)

4 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand (10.09.20)

There are 4 new total cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. Two are reported as community cases linked to Auckland’s August cluster and the other two are cases detected at managed isolation facilities. The two cases of the four have epidemiological links to existing cases and link...

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McDonald’s has gone crazy, ‘we are not doing soft-serves because of COVID-19’

McDonald’s has gone crazy, ‘we are not doing soft-serves because of COVID-19’

McDonald’s recently has been a real controversy for many New Zealanders, especially when soft-serve cravings are at the highest. Source: McDonald's Restaurant Source: McDonald's Restaurant A concerned emailer to thisquality wished to remain anonymous about their experience with McDonald’s in Paraparaumu after going through the drive-thru, to hear that soft-serves...

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