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Woman arrested in Carterton and jailed after shooting in Vogeltown

News from NZ Police
Police have today arrested a 32-year-old woman in relation to the shooting in the Wellington suburb of Vogeltown. Read more »

Two crashes block traffic on Hutt Road

There were two crashes on the Hutt Road last night. Read more »

Hutt Road safety measures including median barriers between Belmont and Melling

News from NZ National Party
National List MP based in Hutt South Chris Bishop is welcoming news from NZTA about improving safety on SH2 between Belmont and Melling, particularly around Grounsell Crescent. Read more »

Police checking vehicle safety on Ruapehu this week

News from NZ Police
Police will be at ski fields this week making sure vehicles and drivers are safe to be on the roads. Read more »

Crash blocks Paremata Road at Whitby

News from NZ Police
Emergency services are responding to a crash on SH58 Paremata Road in Whitby, Porirua. Police were notified of the single-car crash just after 4pm. Read more »

Police continue to investigate death of man in his Strathmore Park home

News from NZ Police
The scene examination of a Strathmore Park property is expected to end today following the death of Richard Wallace last week. Read more »

‘Fragile’ wastewater main repaired for second time, but more work needed

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News from Wellington Water
Our crews have completed the repair to the burst wastewater main between the Aotea turnoff and Paremata. Read more »

Peak hour delays on SH1 – lane closed for repairs to broken wastewater main

News from NZ Transport Agency / Waka Kotahi
There were major delays for northbound traffic on State Highway 1 (SH1) north of Wellington this evening, due to emergency works by Wellington Water. Read more »

Remutaka Hill Road closed for 4 hours by fatal crash

State Highway 2 over the Remutaka Hill was closed for more than four hours this afternoon after a crash in which a motorcyclist was killed. Motorists were told to delay their journeys. Read more »

Eleven people arrested and charged with importing dangerous drugs

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police and NZ Customs have disrupted more significant importations of the Class B controlled drug Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL), and class C controlled drug Eutylone. Read more »

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