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Person trapped after van rolls on SH2 at Horokiwi; traffic delayed

A van rolled on State Highway 2 between Wellington and Petone at 11.40 this morning. One person was trapped in the vehicle and the road was down to one lane for over an hour. Read more »

Woman in labour on Upper Hutt train; two services cancelled

Report from RNZ
A passenger went into labour on a Wellington train this morning, causing two Hutt Valley services to be cancelled, the rail operator says. Read more »

Investigation continues into Sunday’s gang brawl in Stokes Valley park

News from NZ Police
Police are continuing to investigate a gang-related altercation at Delaney Park in Stokes Valley last Sunday afternoon. Read more »

Wellington debtor, who changed his name, convicted for misleading Official Assignee

News from Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
Wellington debtor Tony Knight has been sentenced for seven offences under the Insolvency Act, including misleading the Official Assignee (OA) and incurring debt while bankrupt. Mr Knight has been sentenced to 150 hours of community service and ordered to pay reparation of $3,537. Read more »

Teenagers at Waikanae blown out to sea in inflatable boats

News from NZ Police
Three teenagers had a lucky escape on the Kāpiti Coast this afternoon, after being blown out to sea in inflatable boats. Read more »

Four killed in three crashes

Three people have died in two crashes, one in the Tararua district, and the second in the Wairarapa, this morning. Another person was killed in a crash in the Rangitikei yesterday. Read more »

Police thank Tranzit Group for Terrace Tunnel assistance

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police today enjoyed a morning tea with Tranzit Group staff who provided assistance during an incident in the Terrace Tunnel earlier this month. Read more »

Four cars in crash at Belmont

News from NZ Police
Four cars were involved in a crash on SH2 near Belmont in Lower Hutt this afternoon. Read more »

Wellington’s most stolen cars – Mitsubishi Lancers

Press Release – MoneyHub
The desire for a stolen Toyota Hilux, Subaru Legacy and Subaru Impreza shows no signs of diminishing, with at least two reported stolen every day around New Zealand. Read more »

Parole for Chews Lane importer of methamphetamine

Michael Debreceny – RNZ photo

Report from RNZ
One of the four people involved in a methamphetamine operation run from a central Wellington apartment has been granted parole. Read more »

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