Wellington

National Caucus votes to expel Jami-Lee Ross

The National Party Caucus has voted unanimously to expel Jami-Lee Ross. This was the strongest possible action the Caucus can take and reflects the seriousness of the issues and the fact we are united and focused on the interests of New Zealanders,...... Read More

Silver Mazda located in Porirua homicide probe

Police have located the silver Mazda RX8 they are looking for in relation to the homicide investigation into the death of Sosiua Helotu Ula in Porirua on Sunday 7 October. "We believe Mr Ula was a passenger in this vehicle immediately before getting...... Read More

Arrest made in relation to armed robberies

A man will appear in the Hutt Valley District Court today charged with two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of attempted aggravated robbery after being arrested last night. The Queen St Pharmacy in Upper Hutt was first robbed on the evening...... Read More

Missing girl spotted by meter reader

A local meter reader who had seen a police media release was the key to finding a missing teen in Wellington earlier this week. The meter reader saw Violet Cowan walk on to a driveway in Wadestown, toward an area of bush. Although she was no longer...... Read More

Wellington pharmacy robbed twice in six days

A Wellington pharmacy has been robbed at knife-point twice in six days. The Queen Street pharmacy in Upper Hutt was robbed just before 11 this morning by a man in his 40s with a craft knife who took prescription medicine. It was also robbed on Sunday...... Read More

Family of Porirua man request privacy from media

The family of Sosiua Helotu Ula, who died following an incident near Porirua last week, has media to stop attempting to contact them. Sosiua died in hospital after an incident where he fell from a Mercedes vehicle in Waitangirua, Porirua. "The...... Read More

Serious crash closes lane in Wellington crash

Police and emergency services are attending a crash on SH1 near Wellington. The crash occurred at 7.15am between the Churton Park and Glenside on-ramp and the Johnsonville off-ramp, says police "One southbound lane into Wellington is...... Read More

Police seek information on Carterton fight

Police are appealing for information following an incident that occurred in the car park of Carrington Park in Carterton on Tuesday evening. "Around 5.20pm Police were called to a fight involving six people," says police. "Two men were...... Read More