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Senior lawyer barred for two years for sexual misconduct

Report from RNZ
An ex-partner of top law firm Russell McVeagh has been barred from doing law work for two years and made to pay more than $100,000 for sexual misconduct. Read more »

Car and truck collide on SH2 near Melling station

crash at melling

Police reported this morning that a car and a truck had collided on State Highway 2 at Normandale, just southwest of the Melling Station. Read more »

Man dies from critical injuries 14 days after Wainui crash

News from NZ Police
A man who was critically injured in a crash in Wainuiomata on 2 January has died in hospital. Read more »

Near-midnight earthquake felt throughout NZ

There was a 5.8 magnitude earthquake late last night. It was centred 25km east of Stratford. Read more »

Man arrested in Lower Hutt for obstructing investigation of pāua poaching

News from MPI
Fishery Officers have arrested a man for obstruction while investigating the alleged illegal sale of pāua via social media. Read more »

Burst Porirua water main causes supply problems in Titahi Bay

burst water main

A burst water main in Parumoana Street in the Porirua city centre led to requests for Titahi Bay residents to use less water. Read more »

Man dies in hospital after being injured in school pool

News from NZ Police
A 58-year-old man has died in Wellington Hospital following an incident on Monday at St Matthew’s Collegiate School in Masterton. Read more »

14-year-old found after being missing from Southgate

Wellington police were this afternoon seeking sightings of a 14-year-old who had been last seen at his Southgate home around 4pm. Police and his family were concerned for his wellbeing. Read more »

Police incident delays Hutt trains for two hours

Trains on the Hutt Valley line were delayed this afternoon by what Metlink called “a police involved incident at Ava.” Read more »

Visitor from Christchurch was missing, now found

christopher missing

Police say the visitor from Christchurch, who was missing in Wellington yesterday, has been found today. They say he is not only safe but also well. Read more »

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