Wellington

Woman’s death not suspicious

Police investigating the death of a woman discovered in the water on the Wellington waterfront say there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. The woman’s body was discovered at Queens Wharf on Friday morning. Police have established...... Read More

More than $12,000 raised for Kapiti youth

The Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth (KR4Y) is delighted to announce total fundraising for the 2017 charity event to be $12,257.50. "We are truly delighted with this effort by everyone involved," said Richard Calkin of Web Genius. Richard goes...... Read More

SH2 landslide cleared

A landslide which struck two vehicles at the summit of Rimutaka Hill has been cleared overnight. Police have confirmed that State Highway 2 is now fully open following the slip, which hit two cars. The area has been cleared and authorities...... Read More

12-year-old girl found safe and well

Wellington Police have revealed a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing from a Naenae address has been found.  A statement released this evening confirms Jayda Harris has been found safe and well.  "We would like to thank...... Read More

Two cars hit by landslide

Reports are emerging of a landslide that has struck two vehicles this evening north of Wellington. Police have confirmed that State Highway 2, at the summit of Rimutaka Hill, is currently closed following the slip. The landslide in understood to...... Read More

Cause of Hutt’s contaminated water still unknown

The recent chlorination of Lower Hutt’s water supply is to continue while investigations into the source of recent positive E.coli test results are underway. A sample from a bore in the Waterloo wellfield returned a positive E.coli result on...... Read More

Police investigate indecent exposure reports

Wellington Police are investigating four separate incidents that saw a man indecently expose himself to women on the Prince of Wales Park walking track in Mount Cook. The incidents occurred between 15th November 2016 and 18th April 2017 between the hours...... Read More

Plans to reduce Wellington waste up for discussion

Wellington residents are being asked for feedback on plans to reduce the amount of waste going to the city’s landfill - including a proposal to provide kerbside food and garden waste collections. All councils in the Wellington region have been...... Read More

Body found near Wellington waterfront

UPDATED: The body found in the water at Queens Wharf, on the Wellington waterfront, this morning has now been recovered. Police have established it is the body of a middle aged woman, says Detective Senior Sergeant Kevan Verry. "The death is...... Read More

Crews battle Lower Hutt blaze

Fire fighters are reportedly trying to extinguish a house fire in the Lower Hutt suburb of Wainuiomata this evening. According to 1 News, up to four fire crews have been dispatched to a property on Sunny Grove. A spokesperson says the...... Read More