Road cleared after large tree falls across Lambton Quay

Road cleared after large tree falls across Lambton Quay

A large tree fell over in Lambton Quay, Central Wellington earlier today at around 12:40 pm. The southbound lane was blocked which prevented traffic using the road. Source: CC/ Nicky Lynch Source: CC/ Nicky Lynch No one was hurt when the tree fell but many people in the surrounding area...

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Auckland Harbour Bridge to close southbound lanes for repairs from 9pm

Auckland Harbour Bridge to close southbound lanes for repairs from 9pm

The Auckland Harbour Bridge will be closed for repairs from 9 pm tonight. All southbound lanes going into the city will be closed. The closure will be to remove the temporary bridge strut and replace it with a new permanent strut. From 5 pm on Saturday, one lane in each...

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COVID-19: One new case reported at the border, none in community

COVID-19: One new case reported at the border, none in community

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report today in New Zealand. The new case was reported in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community today. The one new case tested positive arriving in New Zealand on October 1 from England via Hong Kong. They were...

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Northwestern Motorway lanes clear after scrub fire

Northwestern Motorway lanes clear after scrub fire

A scrub fire caused the right-hand median lanes on both sides to close on the Northwestern Motorway at around 11:30 am. The lanes were closed between St Luke’s Rd and Bond St as it caused a loss of vision for drivers. Fire and emergency crews were at the scene and...

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Police seeking witnesses from fatal Truck vs Motorcycle crash, Napier

Police seeking witnesses from fatal Truck vs Motorcycle crash, Napier

Police are seeking any witnesses to a fatal crash that happened yesterday on the Hawke’s Bay Expressway near Watchman Road, Westshore. The scene involved a motorcycle and a truck crashing at around 7:25 am near the intersection with Watchman Road (the entrance to the Napier Airport). The motorcycle (red) was...

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