Emergency Services respond to State Highway 1 crash, Wellington

Emergency Services respond to State Highway 1 crash, Wellington

Emergency services responded to a crash that occurred on State Highway 1, Centennial Highway at Newlands on Sunday night. Police say the crash involved a vehicle going southbound struck into a power pole at around 11pm. The power pole fell and partially blocked the road as a result of the...

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Police Patrol Vehicle involved in crash with another Vehicle at Melling Intersection, Wellington

Police Patrol Vehicle involved in crash with another Vehicle at Melling Intersection, Wellington

thisquality reports that a Police car was involved in a crash with another vehicle at the State Highway 2 and Melling Link intersection in Wellington on Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred at around 3.40pm where the Police car entered SH2 under lights and sirens from the Melling on-ramp and collided...

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Woman dies after Vehicle catches on fire near Newlands on Wellington Motorway – video

Woman dies after Vehicle catches on fire near Newlands on Wellington Motorway – video

Police report that a woman has died following an incident that occurred underneath the Newlands bridge over-ramp on State Highway 1 in Wellington yesterday. The woman driving crashed at around 4.50pm in the evening, shortly after the vehicle caught on fire. It is unclear how the incident occurred. No other...

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Vehicle catches on fire after crash closing State Highway 1 Southbound near Newlands, Wellington – video

Vehicle catches on fire after crash closing State Highway 1 Southbound near Newlands, Wellington – video

Emergency services responded to a single-vehicle crash underneath the Newlands bridge over-ramp on State Highway 1 in Wellington on Sunday. The incident happened at around 4.50pm this evening. As a result of the crash, the vehicle reportedly went into flames. Source: CC/ Amy Phillips Source: CC/ Amy Phillips A woman who...

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Porirua City Council votes to establish Māori ward

Porirua City Council votes to establish Māori ward

Porirua City Council has voted to establish a Māori ward in the city for the 2022 and 2025 local body elections. It was passed unanimously during this morning’s Council meeting where Councillors and Mayor Anita Baker commented on how it is an effective mechanism for the local Government to include...

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Wellington Covid-19 wastewater Results return, detected in Porirua

Wellington Covid-19 wastewater Results return, detected in Porirua

The Ministry of Health has released new wastewater sample results collected by ESR from the Wellington region this afternoon. New samples were collected from Moa Point, Porirua, Hutt Valley and Karori. Two earlier samples that returned weak positive results were taken from Moa Point. The new samples from Moa Point...

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Pedestrian dead after Car hits them on State Highway 2, Wellington

Pedestrian dead after Car hits them on State Highway 2, Wellington

Police confirmed that one person is dead after a crash between a car and pedestrian on State Highway 2, Western Hutt Road in Wellington. Emergency services responded to the incident near Grounsell Crescent shortly before 10pm on Tuesday night. The pedestrian died shortly after being hit and was unable to...

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Ministry of Health has not given further update on Wellington’s Covid-19 wastewater situation

Ministry of Health has not given further update on Wellington’s Covid-19 wastewater situation

The Ministry of Health has not given the press an update on the wastewater situation in Wellington, where samples taken were found to contain weak positive results of Covid-19. A statement released earlier today says: “Results from the wastewater samples collected from the Wellington region are expected this evening.” There’s...

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Wellington wastewater samples to return today

Wellington wastewater samples to return today

Wastewater samples taken by ESR in Wellington that were found to have Covid-19 traces are set to return results later this evening. New samples were collected following two earlier ones on May 14 that returned weak positive results. It will determine whether or not the shedding of the virus was...

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Person dies following fatal House Fire in Martinborough

Person dies following fatal House Fire in Martinborough

Emergency services attended the scene of a fire Road in Martinborough during the early hours of this morning. Reports were received just after 1am that a fire had occurred at an address on White Rock road. One occupant inside the house managed to escape to a neighbouring property. A second...

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