Car crash blocks right northbound lane north of Aotea Quay on-ramp, Wellington

Car crash blocks right northbound lane north of Aotea Quay on-ramp, Wellington

At around 5:50 pm a car crashed into the barriers in the right-hand northbound lane north of the Aotea Quay on-ramp on the Wellington Urban Motorway. The right-hand lane going northbound was blocked, the other two lanes remained open. Traffic delays were in place while the car was removed. An...

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The Wellington Experience: surface flooding and peak hour traffic

The Wellington Experience: surface flooding and peak hour traffic

As the wet winter weather pours in, Wellington City seems to be the city of gloomy, windy and wet weather. It's a typical day for Wellingtonians.  During the busy 4 pm peak of off-work hour traffic, surface flooding arose on the State Highway network for the afternoon in and around...

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Youth arrested in relation to indecent assaults – Porirua

Youth arrested in relation to indecent assaults – Porirua

Porirua Police has arrested a young person in connection to six indecent assaults in the area of Porirua's train station recently. Police received several reports since February of multiple women also being assaulted in Awatea Street, the Mungavin Avenue underpass and the Kivell Street area. The young person has been...

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Anti-lockdown protestors spark interest in Wellington City

Anti-lockdown protestors spark interest in Wellington City

A protest is planned on Saturday, to go against the Government is aiming to stop lockdowns from happening. It is run by Aroha for Aotearoa & NZ Liberty March. “Calling ALL Kiwi patriots and freedom fighters,” says the event organisers on a social media event. The organisers say that it...

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Car hits pedestrian in Wellington, two taken to Hospital

Car hits pedestrian in Wellington, two taken to Hospital

Emergency services are responding to a report of a serious crash on Grafton Road in Roseneath.  The crash involving a car and a pedestrian was reported around 5.30 pm.  Two people have been taken to hospital, one with serious injuries and another with minor injuries.  The road is closed and...

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Wellington City Council adopts a new Parking Policy

Wellington City Council adopts a new Parking Policy

The Wellington City Council has adopted a brand new parking policy to manage the on and off-street parking bombardment in the City and surrounding streets.  The parking policy was put in place on August 26.   The city mayor Andy Foster announces the fresh policy is comprehensive and will set the...

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Dr Ashley Bloomfield provides COVID-19 update to media (24.08.20)

Dr Ashley Bloomfield provides COVID-19 update to media (24.08.20)

9 new total cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today – eight confirmed cases and one probable case. The number of active cases in New Zealand is 114, of which 18 are imported cases from managed isolation facilities. The total number of active cases in New Zealand is...

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Leaked document reveals Regional Public Health seen influx of 1080 Cease and Desist orders

Leaked document reveals Regional Public Health seen influx of 1080 Cease and Desist orders

The leaked information was supplied to thisquality early morning on Wednesday of RPH (Regional Public Health) acknowledging Cease and Desist orders that were sent in from a ‘number of sources' — RPH allegedly will be seeking legal advice before responding to the large influx of sources sending in Cease and...

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Orcas spotted near Eastbourne Wharf, Lower Hutt

Orcas spotted near Eastbourne Wharf, Lower Hutt

Two pods of Orca whales were spotted near the Eastbourne wharf in Lower Hutt by many throughout the day on Tuesday. The sensation of spotting the orca pods lead to multiple social media posts circulating the trend of seeing the visitors up close. Two adults were in the first pod...

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Five arrested following Wellington disorder

Five arrested following Wellington disorder

Police are appealing for information from the public following a disorder on Taranaki Street in Wellington last night. At about 9 pm yesterday, Saturday 25 July, Police were called to an incident where a group of up to eight people was fighting at a service station near the intersection with...

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