Wellington

Man set on fire at Beehive

A man has reportedly set himself on fire at Parliament grounds in Wellington. Police are assisting fire and ambulance at the the parliament grounds. Ambulance are with the man currently, who's reportedly in a critical condition. ... Read More

Five people arrested for Castlepoint burglary

Five people have been arrested for burglary, following reports of suspicious behaviour from Castlepoint residents. At 3:15am today, a member of the public contacted police to report a possible burglary. The resident had seen a number of people moving...... Read More

One killed in crash with truck

One person has died following a crash involving a truck and a car on SH1, Levin. The crash happened at the junction with Ward St. Police say the driver of the car is deceased. "The driver of the truck is uninjured. "Both vehicles have...... Read More

Strong winds disrupt Wellington flights

Strong winds have been disrupting flights in Wellington today with a number of flights diverted, delayed and cancelled. Wellington Airport said passengers should check the current status of flights. Check out the airport's website for up-to-date information MetService...... Read More

Man found with ’unexplained’ injuries

A man found at a Lower Hutt home with unexplained injuries has been taken to Hutt Hospital, reports Stuff. Emergency services were called to the White Lines East home in the Lower Hutt suburb of Waiwhetu at around 5pm, Wellington...... Read More

Former ministry investigator jailed

A man sentenced on charges of using a document to obtain a pecuniary advantage and providing false information has been labelled "corrupt and dishonest" by police. Nabjett Singh was sentenced of two years and nine months in prison in...... Read More

Person seriously injured in Kapiti crash

One person was left seriously injured following a single-vehicle crash north of Kapiti last night. Police and other emergency services were called to Te Horo at around 8pm after one of five occupants was ejected from the vehicle. The incident...... Read More

Me Heke Ki Poneke

This Te Wiki o te Reo Maori, Wellington Mayor Justin Lester is encouraging Wellingtonians to have a go. “There are four Maori words in Wellington City Council’s logo – Me Heke Ki Poneke – do you know what they mean?” asks...... Read More

Homeowners to check for earthquake vulnerabilities

The Insurance Council of New Zealand is warning Wellington homeowners to quake check their houses after new research reveals not enough is being done by homeowners to check their biggest asset for earthquake vulnerabilities. Wellington homes are generally...... Read More

Joining forces to empower Pacific families

Local health providers have banded together to boost the health and wellbeing of thousands of Pacific people across greater Wellington. Capital & Coast DHB, Compass Health PHO and the Central Pacific Collective have created the Tauhi Alliance –...... Read More