Pedestrian dies following fatal Bus crash, Wellington

Pedestrian dies following fatal Bus crash, Wellington

A pedestrian died after being hit by a bus in Central Wellington. The incident occurred on Taranaki Street shortly before 10pm last night. Cordons were in place between Ghuznee Street and Bidwill Street, within the perimeter of Taranaki St. Delays and disruptions were likely while the Serious Crash Unit investigated...

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19-year-old Rongopai Kissling located

19-year-old Rongopai Kissling located

Police in the Hutt Valley from the Wellington region asked the public for help to locate missing 19-year-old Rongopai Kissling. His family had concerns for his wellbeing as was has not heard since March 3rd or 4th. Today, Police announced that the 19-year-old was located safe and well. “Thank you...

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Lesbians say they were ‘cancelled’ from Pride Festival in Wellington

Lesbians say they were ‘cancelled’ from Pride Festival in Wellington

Lesbian Action for Visibility Aotearoa (LAVA) says cancel culture is ‘alive’ and ‘well’ in Wellington. Allocated Lesbians were reportedly banned from taking part in the Pride Festival that was set to happen on March 26. A stall position was meant to be placed for them at the Michael Fowler Centre....

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19-year-old Rongopai Kissling reported missing

19-year-old Rongopai Kissling reported missing

Police in the Hutt Valley from the Wellington region are seeking the public’s help to locate missing 19-year-old Rongopai Kissling. His family have concerns for his wellbeing as he has not been seen since March 3rd or 4th. He is around 170cm tall and of medium build; known to regularly...

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Fact Check: MP Ginny Anderson on the Airport Flyer

Fact Check: MP Ginny Anderson on the Airport Flyer

Today in Parliament, the House had a special form of debate where members discussed local issues. Labour MP Greg O’Connor said in his speech about the Te Ara Tapua and mentioned that this would make a legal connection of the 16km of his electorate, Ohariu; for the Coastline to be...

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16-year-old Ope O’Donnell reported missing

16-year-old Ope O’Donnell reported missing

Wellington Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for sightings of 16-year-old Parengaope (Ope) O’Donnell. She was last seen in the Hutt Valley area on March 10. Areas of interest are Levin, Ōtaki, Whanganui and Rotorua. If you have information about seen Ope, it may help the...

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Car on fire causes northbound lane on State Highway 1 to close, Wellington

Car on fire causes northbound lane on State Highway 1 to close, Wellington

Emergency services rushed to the scene of a car on fire near Johnsonville, between the on and off-ramp this morning. The lane was closed to northbound traffic while the scene was getting cleared. No one was reported to be injured from the incident. Motorists were told to drive carefully as...

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Grant Robertson to open New Zealand’s Rainbow Christian Conference

Grant Robertson to open New Zealand’s Rainbow Christian Conference

Diverse Church is set to open New Zealand’s Rainbow Christian Conference with Deputy Prime Minister Hon Grant Robertson. The 2021 Awaken rainbow faith gathering will include a formal welcoming in Parliament Building’s Grand Hall on March 26 at 7 pm. For two days, the conference will run at St Peter’s...

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Shaking of magnitude 7.1 earthquake captured on interior Camera, Lower Hutt – video

Shaking of magnitude 7.1 earthquake captured on interior Camera, Lower Hutt – video

Watch from an interior camera that captured shaking inside a home caused by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 2:37 am on Friday in Lower Hutt.     Image/Video: SUPPLIED

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Wellington Cable Car turns 119 since first opening in 1902

Wellington Cable Car turns 119 since first opening in 1902

The iconic Wellington Cable Car will be turning 119 years old this month. Everyone was welcomed to join in on celebrations. The Cable Car first opened to the public in 1902, following construction that began in 1899. Demand for transport in the area had grown following a growing population. It...

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