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Fatal crashes in Upper Hutt and Kai Iwi

A motorcyclist has died after a crash with a vehicle on SH2 at Timberlea in Upper Hutt. Read more »

Afternoon delays for holiday traffic leaving Wellington on SH1

delays for holiday traffic Oct 2020

It’s the start of a long weekend, so there were the usual delays on SH1 north of Wellington today. Read more »

Wellington Airport evacuated and flights delayed after terminal fills with smoke

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RNZ photo from Caitlin Cherry

Report from RNZ
Wellington International Airport was evacuated this morning after smoke was detected in the terminal. Read more »

Eight month’s work starting on new paths near Greta Point

cycleway greta point

News from Wellington City Council
Work will begin near Greta Point next week on another section of the new harbourside bike and walking paths – providing a safer and better connection between the city and eastern suburbs. Read more »

Another vote next Wednesday on future of Central Library

News from WCC
The Wellington City Council will vote next Wednesday on whether to strengthen the Central Library or build a new one. Read more »

Kāpiti Coast house values rise by 29% in three years; average now $711,000

News from Kapiti Coast District Council
House values have risen across the Kāpiti Coast district in the last three years by an average of 29.1% according to the latest revaluation by Quotable Value (QV). Read more »

Volpara congratulated for its Supreme Gold Award

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce
The Wellington Chamber of Commerce has congratulated Volpara Health Technologies for taking out the Supreme Gold Award and the Cyber Gold Award at last night’s Wellington Gold Awards. Read more »

Tranzurban wins gold award for commitment to electric buses

Press Release – Tranzurban
In recognition of its long-term commitment to electrifying public transport, Wellington bus operator Tranzurban won the Green Gold Award at the annual Wellington Gold Awards. Read more »

Hnry wins its second Wellington Gold Award

Press Release – Hnry
Acclaimed FinTech business Hnry has been named a winner for the second year running at the Wellington Gold Awards, held last night. Read more »

Regional Council is moving to “vibrant and eclectic” Cuba Street

News from Willis Bond
The Greater Wellington Regional Council have confirmed that they are moving into Willis Bond’s new Cuba Precinct development on Cuba Street. Read more »

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