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Fog delays and cancels flights, motorists warned to take care

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Wellington at midday

Fog delayed air travel in and out of Wellington this morning, and it also brought warnings for motorists. Read more »

Missing for 24 hours after he went for a walk, Newtown man found safe

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Newtown man Peter Franks, who was missing overnight, has been found this morning. Police say he is safe, and they are thanking the public for their assistance. Read more »

Driver injured when car hits parked truck in Porirua

The driver was seriously injured when when a car collided with a parked truck in Porirua last night. The driver was the only person in the car. Read more »

Delays on SH1 after crash blocks turnoff to Paekakariki

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A crash at 11am this morning blocked the northbound turnoff from SH1 into Paekakiriki’s Beach Road. The NZTA warned that there were delays. Read more »

Wave warnings – but not for coastal communities

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by Eugene Doyle
Who do you call when you know massive waves are coming? Nobody apparently – you send an email. Read more »

Man arrested after armed robbery in Carterton home

News from NZ Police
Police have arrested one person in relation to the aggravated burglary in Carterton on Saturday morning. Read more »

Thousands march through Wellington in support of Black Lives Matter campaign

Thousands of people gathered in Civic Square this afternoon for a Black Lives Matter demonstration in support of the international campaign against US police killings of unarmed black men and women. Read more »

Car hits street light, lane blocked on motorway

News from NZ Police
A street light fell on to the motorway between Johnsonville and Porirua this morning after it was hit by a car. Read more »

Man hit by police car, critically injured

News from NZ Police
A 20-year-old man is in critical condition after running into the path of a Police vehicle in Taranaki overnight. Read more »

Five hours of congestion and delays on SH1 between Manakau and Otaki

There was congestion and delays for southbound traffic between Manakau and Otaki on State Highway One for five hours this afternoon. Read more »

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