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Fatal crash on SH1 at Manakau

News from NZ Police
One person has died om a crash on State Highway 1 north of Manakau. Two vehicles collided around 5:30pm near Kuku East Road. Read more »

Seoul and Wellington sign a Memorandum for closer ties

Press Release – Wellington City Council
Wellington’s links with South Korea’s capital Seoul were strengthened today by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that signals closer ties between the two cities. Read more »

Six hours with fewer buses next Thursday

Press Release – NZ Bus
On Thursday 25 January GO Wellington and Valley Flyer bus services will be interrupted due to the Annual General Meeting of the Tramways Union. Read more »

Laykold Cup track cycling carnival wide open

Press Release – Laykold Cup Carnival
Ninety years after the Laykold Cup was first presented, the 2018 edition of Wellington’s biggest track cycling race will take place January 28 at the Wellington Velodrome. Read more »

Dancers lodge personal grievance claims at RNZB

Four of the five dancers whose contracts were not renewed have lodged personal grievance claims with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Read more »

Paekakariki lifeguards save cyclist after critical accident

Press Release – Surf Life Saving New Zealand
On December 10, a cycling group member approached lifeguards who were training at Paekakariki Surf Life Saving Club for their assistance with first aid after a woman fell off her bike. Read more »

Ross Asset liquidators chasing money from ten investors

BusinessDesk report by Paul McBeth
The liquidators for Ross Asset Management have filed legal proceedings against 10 former investors as they get closer to paying jilted investors in the country’s biggest ever Ponzi scheme. Read more »

Stroke patients helped by after-hours video link

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board
A six-month telestroke service pilot headed by Wellington Regional Hospital neurologists has seen a dramatic increase in stroke intervention rates across the Central Region. The service is now being replicated across other parts of the country. Read more »

Missing Eastbourne woman walks home – lost in bush overnight


News from NZ Police
The 55-year-old woman who was reported missing in Eastbourne overnight has been found. Read more »

Strengthening work to continue on Ngaio Gorge road

News from Wellington City Council
Major strengthening work will continue on Ngaio Gorge Road next month as part of the long term project to improve resilience on this key transport route. Read more »

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