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Spaced out graduation for 57 new police constables

News from NZ Government
A new-look Police graduation ceremony to take account of COVID19 health rules has today marked the completion of training for 57 new constables. Police Minister Stuart Nash attended the ceremony this afternoon, where officers of Recruit Wing 337 were formally sworn in at the Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua without the normal support of their family and friends as witnesses. Read more »

Assault in Evans Bay – were you on the number 2 bus near Kilbirnie?

News from NZ Police
Police are looking for witnesses to a serious assault which left two people injured in Wellington last week.
The incident happened outside an Evans Bay Parade property at about 6.15pm on Wednesday 27 May. Read more »

Police looking for Tarryn O’Sullivan – but if you see him, don’t approach him

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police are seeking 33-year-old Tarryn O’Sullivan, who has two warrants for arrest. Read more »

Patient identified: man in intensive care after being hit by car on Newtown street

News from NZ Police
Police have now identified a man who is a patient at Wellington Hospital – he was a pedestrian who was involved in a single-vehicle collision near Riddiford Street in Newtown around 8pm on Friday. Read more »

Two killed in glider crash near Taupō; post mortem in Wellington today

News from NZ Police
The bodies of two people killed in a glider crash at Mt Tauhara yesterday have today been recovered. They will be brought to Wellington, where post mortems will take place tomorrow. Read more »

Fourth day of congestion on SH1 – delays between Manakau and Otaki

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Delays for a fourth day on State Highway One north of Wellington had begun by midday today and continued for more than six hours. Read more »

Poo trucks all night, then repairs all day, after sewage pipe bursts

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The council-owned Wellington Water company worked all day today to repair the sewage pipe that burst in Victoria Street in the CBD last night. Read more »

Traffic detoured after crash on motorway at Johnsonville

A one-car crash on State Highway 1 blocked the northbound right lane before the Johnsonville turnoff tonight. Read more »

Police making TV appeal for help with investigation of indecent assault in Porirua

News from NZ Police
As part of the investigation into two incidents in Porirua this month, the Police Ten 7 television series will be screening an appeal for information this evening. Read more »

Woman killed – hit by train at Tawa level crossing

A woman has died after she was hit by a train at a level crossing near the intersection of Hinau Street and McClellan Street in Tawa. Read more »

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