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Cancelled: 700 fraudulent tickets to All Blacks test at Westpac Stadium

Report from RNZ
More than 700 tickets to next week’s rugby Test between the All Blacks and South Africa in Wellington have been cancelled after being classified as fraudulent. Read more »

Demonstration in Willis Street opposes oil drilling by OMV

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington
Why are companies still drilling for oil off the coast of Aotearoa? That’s the question being asked by climate justice group Oil Free Wellington. Read more »

Cobham Drive roadworks – narrower lanes, reduced speed

Cobham Drive cycleway

Cobham Drive cycleway

News from WCC
Road users should take extra care heading east along Cobham Drive next week, as work on the new walking and bike paths will be happening closer to the road. The two airport-bound traffic lanes between the Troy and Calabar roundabouts will be a little narrower than usual, the road shoulder will be out of action, and the speed limit through this section will be reduced to 50km/h at all times. Read more »

Mayoral candidate backs thriving communities, not urban sprawl

Media release from Conor Hill
Wellington mayoral candidate Conor Hill today released his thriving communities policy with the aim of creating vibrant suburbs rather than urban sprawl. Read more »

Crash closes Mt Victoria Tunnel

News from NZ Police
Police were called to a crash in the Mt Victoria Tunnel near Hataitai late this afternoon. Read more »

Waikanae emergency rail crossing completed

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council
Residents and visitors to Waikanae East can have confidence they’ll be able to access vital services in an emergency following the Council’s completion of an emergency rail crossing. Read more »

Record number of claims for insurance companies

Press Release – Canstar
Recurring natural disasters and extreme events are an ever-present reminder for New Zealanders about the importance of insuring their homes. Earthquakes in Wellington, Christchurch and Kaikoura and Cyclone Gita have hit households and insurers, generating unprecedented interest in the residential insurance sector. Read more »

PaySauce adds Greg Sheehan as CRO

Press Release – PaySauce



SaaS employment solutions platform PaySauce (NZX: PYS) adds Greg Sheehan in a newly created role as Chief Revenue Officer. Read more »

From Wellington to Berlin – Lazarus Quartet at St Andrew’s

lazarus-quartet

News from Alice Gott of the Lazarus Quartet
I am a Kiwi musician from Wellington, as well as founding member and cellist of the Lazarus String Quartet – a young and exciting ensemble founded in Christchurch more than 10 years ago. We are now based in Berlin with a diverse and international line up (Swedish, Dutch, Japanese/American and Kiwi.). Read more »

Excellence awards for conductor, singer and dancer

Press Release – Dame Malvina Major Foundation
A conductor, a singer and a dancer are the latest recipients of Dame Malvina Major Foundation Arts Excellence Awards for the Wellington region. Read more »

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