Police reopen Lambton Quay in Central Wellington after suspicious bag was located

Police reopen Lambton Quay in Central Wellington after suspicious bag was located

Police closed off Lambton Quay in Central Wellington after a suspicious bag was located at around 12.20pm on Friday. The bag was located near a bus stop within the vicinity. thisquality understood authorities initially evacuated people in surrounding buildings as a precautionary. Cordons were put in place to stop anyone...

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Moshims MMK fresh produce delivery service sees boost in sales during Covid-19 lockdown – video

Moshims MMK fresh produce delivery service sees boost in sales during Covid-19 lockdown – video

Moshims MMK based in Takapu Valley, Wellington, operates a fresh produce delivery service. During Covid-19 lockdown, they saw a boost in sales and customers. The business has been operating for the last five to six years and mainly sells its produce at flea markets, supermarkets and small businesses around Wellington....

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Suspicious parcel delivered to Beehive, emergency services respond

Suspicious parcel delivered to Beehive, emergency services respond

Three Fire and Emergency units, one command and a hazardous substance unit responded to reports of a suspicious parcel delivered to the Beehive in Wellington on Monday morning. The emergency units arrived at the Museum Street entrance at Parliament House shortly after 10.25am. The parcel was delivered to level eight...

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Wellington City Council Representation Review – Māori Ward, General Ward

Wellington City Council Representation Review – Māori Ward, General Ward

With the introduction of a Māori Ward in Wellington City, there's a Representation Review of whether to keep the current General Ward system and if boundaries need to be reviewed. The last time this happened was in 2018 for the 2019/22 elections, but the introduction of Māori Ward would mean...

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Wellington Police identify woman located deceased at Hataitai Beach

Wellington Police identify woman located deceased at Hataitai Beach

Wellington Police located the body of a woman at Hataitai Beach in Evans Bay Parade today. The body of the woman was located at around 9.45am by authorities. She was identified as a 64-year-old Hataitai woman. Reports indicate the death is being treated as unexplained during the early stages while...

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Three positive Covid-19 cases discovered in Wellington region

Three positive Covid-19 cases discovered in Wellington region

According to reports thisquality received, there's positive cases of Covid-19 that have been discovered in the Wellington region. Later confirmed by the Ministry of Health. More information surrounding these cases will be described at today's 3pm press briefing with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. The briefing will also include information on...

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Emergency services attend five-vehicle pile-up on State Highway 2 in Wellington

Emergency services attend five-vehicle pile-up on State Highway 2 in Wellington

Emergency services responded to a five-vehicle pile-up crash southbound on State Highway 2 in Wellington on Saturday. The crash occurred just before the Ngauranga Gorge offramp shortly before 12.25pm. No reports of injuries have been noted. The road was cleared at around 1.35pm. Traffic delays were expected due to the...

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WorkSafe confirms fatality at Lower Hutt workplace

WorkSafe confirms fatality at Lower Hutt workplace

One person was reported to have died, confirmed by WorkSafe on Wednesday. Police were called to a Taita business in Lower Hutt shortly before 2.30pm to the incident. An investigation was launched as a result. The confirmation was made in a statement to the press, “WorkSafe has opened an investigation...

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Wellington Police confirm 13-year-old Dontaye located after going missing since mid-July

Wellington Police confirm 13-year-old Dontaye located after going missing since mid-July

Wellington Police Tuesday afternoon released a statement of concern for a missing teenage girl in the area — later confirming she was found, Wednesday. 13-year-old Dontaye was reported as missing after last being seen in mid-July. There was only intermittent contact since. “The 13 year old Police reported as missing...

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Missing 26-year-old Wellington man Lukas located

Missing 26-year-old Wellington man Lukas located

Wellington Police were on the lookout for 26-year-old Lukas after being reported as missing. They also asked for the public to report any sightings of him or any known information of where he might have been. Lukas was last seen in the area of Pipitea early Sunday morning. It was...

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