Metlink bus drives wrong way in Northbound lane on Centennial Highway

Metlink bus drives wrong way in Northbound lane on Centennial Highway

Footage sent to thisquality shows a Metlink bus driving southbound in the northbound lane on Wellington's Centennial Highway (State Highway 1), Monday afternoon. The bus travelled the wrong way down the highway and came to a stop at around 1.30pm near Tyres Road at the bottom of Ngauranga Gorge. Police...

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Nicola and her Letters…

Nicola and her Letters…

OPINION: On Tuesday November 2, I went to my PO Box in Kilbirnie to check my mail. There was a letter and bank statement, and I thought nothing of it. James, who's my flatmate, checked the letter box back at home. The postie delivered two letters — one addressed to...

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Newtown Market reopens following ten week closure

Newtown Market reopens following ten week closure

Newtown Market in Wellington since Saturday has reopened after marking ten weeks of being closed due to Covid-19 uncertainty. The Market is a weekly fruit and vegetable stall operating at Newtown School. It has been functioning for about ten years. Growers attend weekly to sell their products, and many have...

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Fire crews respond to growing scrub fire on Naenae Hills in Lower Hutt – video

Fire crews respond to growing scrub fire on Naenae Hills in Lower Hutt – video

Fire and Emergency NZ crews responded to a significant scrub fire that emerged above Waddington Drive on the Naenae Hills in Lower Hutt, Wellington. Reports about the fire were received shortly after 4pm. It grew and spread further as dark plumes of smoke covered the sky. People were asked to...

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Kelvyn Alp released from custody in Wellington after travelling from Whangarei

Kelvyn Alp released from custody in Wellington after travelling from Whangarei

thisquality understood Kelvyn Alp, host of dis/misinformation fake news show Counterspin Media, was taken into custody at around 11.10am on Friday after travelling from Whangarei to Wellington to attend a bogus High Court hearing at Wellington's High Court. Anti-vaccine activist Sue Grey, a lawyer who failed to contest and stop...

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Truck driver from Levin who died in Remutaka Hill Road crash named

Truck driver from Levin who died in Remutaka Hill Road crash named

Police have released the name of a truck driver who sadly died last week in a fatal crash on Remutaka Hill Road, north of Wellington. He was 55-year-old Christopher Mclean from Levin, Horowhenua. “Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time,” a statement from Police said. The...

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Investigation launched after man shot at in Lower Hutt

Investigation launched after man shot at in Lower Hutt

Police have launched an investigation after a man was shot at in Lower Hutt this afternoon. The man presented to Hutt Hospital at around 3.30pm with sustained critical injuries from the gunshot. He was later transferred to Wellington Hospital, remaining in a critical condition. Further information and work to establish...

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Dr Ashley Bloomfield dances at Super Saturday vaccination event in Porirua – video

Dr Ashley Bloomfield dances at Super Saturday vaccination event in Porirua – video

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is seen dancing at a Super Saturday vaccination event in the suburb of Cannons Creek, Porirua. Barbara Edmonds, Labour Mana MP, filmed him making some moves to a stage performed song, Roimata. Thousands viewed the video on her Facebook page and other platforms. Dr...

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Truck driver dies after crashing down bank on Remutaka Hill Road

Truck driver dies after crashing down bank on Remutaka Hill Road

Emergency services responded to a serious crash on Remutaka Hill Road, north of Wellington. A truck overturned and went down a bank. The crash is believed to have happened around midday. Sadly, the driver of the truck died as a result of the crash. State Highway 2 is closed between...

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Serious crash closes State Highway 2 Remutaka Hill

Serious crash closes State Highway 2 Remutaka Hill

Police say a serious crash has closed down State Highway 2, Remutaka Hill in Wellington on Monday morning. Emergency services were notified at around 9.42am that a vehicle went off the side of the road and overturned. The sole occupant of the vehicle has sustained serious injuries. A rescue helicopter...

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