Wellington

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The road linking central Wellington to Ngaio and Khandallah has been closed by a large landslip.

Wellington's Ngaio Gorge reopened after latest landslip

There have been more than 460 slips across the Wellington region this winter.

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The incident started last night and ended today in Kings Crescent.

Woman charged over alleged Lower Hutt hostage drama appears in court

The 25-year-old is charged with threatening to kill and kidnapping.

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The road linking central Wellington to Ngaio and Khandallah has been closed by a large landslip.

Wellington's Ngaio Gorge road closed after new landslip

The road into Wellington has suffered a number of landslip in recent weeks.

01:09
The PM says the money will go towards the redevelopment the college.

Mana College to receive $9 million redevelopment under National

Prime Minister Bill English made the announcement at the school today.

'The mothers are very upset and calling for them' - five lambs stolen from Upper Hutt farm

The lambs are less than a week old and were stolen from a farm overnight on Tuesday.

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Breakfast's Matty has the latest weather forecast.

Stay dry! Heavy rain expected in South Island, strong winds set to hit Wellington

Thunderstorms are also expected for the lower North Island today.

Traffic headaches as incident blocks northbound lanes on SH1 heading out of Wellington

Police say a man is in critical condition after the incident.

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Crews have been working on the slip since it came down a week ago on the well-used Wellington road.

Wellington's Ngaio Gorge Road due to reopen today

Wellington City Council said the opening of the road depended on weather conditions.

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Teenage girl arrested after dairy robbery

The 16-year-old was arrested in Timaru.

Head Hunters

Cash, drugs, bikes and firearms seized from Head Hunters gang in Wellington meth raids

The raids were carried out on several properties associated with the gang.

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Wellington taxi driver kidnapping investigation continues as police seek white van

Two men have been arrested after the incident but police believe a third is involved.

02:02
Helen Mawhinney worked an eight hour shift at a Wellington cafe, but was later told the trial was unpaid.

'It cost me so much money' – solo mum outraged after being told cafe trial was unpaid, after full day's work

Other workers have also complained over not being paid for trials by the Wellington cafe.

Man left with serious injuries following hit and run in Porirua

Police are seeking sightings of a dark coloured station wagon following the incident.

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Green party co-leader James Shaw has admitted the cost of Metiria Turei's welfare and electoral fraud confessions for the party.

'We have paid a heavy price' – Greens co-leader James Shaw on Turei saga

Green party co-leader James Shaw has admitted the cost of Metiria Turei's welfare and electoral fraud confessions for the party.

Do you know this man? Wellington taxi driver assaulted and held in boot during kidnapping

Police are searching for this man after a taxi driver was forced in the boot of his vehicle shortly after 2.30am this morning.

02:11
Nearly 6000 people signed a petition calling for more consistent sex education in NZ high schools.

'It's never an easy conversation' – teens campaign for better sex education in a bid to end rape culture

Nearly 6000 Kiwis signed a petition calling for more consistent sex education.

Teenagers to rally at Parliament for better sex education at school

The group will present a petition signed by 5,000 people.

More hot days, rising sea levels, severe storms to impact Wellington region in the future, report finds

A NIWA report looks at what the region will be dealing with in the future.

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Crews have been working on the slip since it came down a week ago on the well-used Wellington road.

Ngaio Gorge slip to take at least another week to sort out

Crews have been working on the slip since it came down a week ago on the well-used Wellington road.

02:29
The Green Party co-leader says it's taken 15 years to start a conversation about poverty, and Metiria Turei's story was the last thing they had left.

'Sharing her story was pretty much the last thing that we had left' – James Shaw defends Metiria Turei's welfare fraud admission

Mr Shaw said he is surprised at the "level of hatred directed towards poor people in this country."

The move is motivated by health and safety regulations.

Wellington parking wardens picketing not ticketing as they go on strike

The Wellington City Council is warning it won't be a parking free-for-all when the wardens strike today.

A caravan was struck by a bullet in central in Cromwell.

Wellington man's caravan stolen while he slept inside

A man was arrested by police while he was driving with the caravan attached to his ute.

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Heavy excavators will have to be brought in to clear the slip on Old Porirua Road.

Ngaio Gorge slip woes worsen with another 100 tonnes of debris falling on road today

It's added to the damage from last Saturday's slip which has blocked the road.

Sir Peter Jackson's replica vintage plane company suspends trading during probe

The Vintage Aviator has suspended all sales of its aircraft, engines and accessories.

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The Clutha-Southland MP hasn't spoken publicly since he announced his resignation.

Winston Peters grills Bill English over text messages sent during Todd Barclay scandal

The NZ First leader alleges the PM sent hundreds of text messages to Glenys Dixon, the woman at the centre of the scandal.

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