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Homes evacuated after slip comes down in Wellington CBD
Eight homes have been evacuated along The Terrace in Wellington after a large slip just a few hours ago. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 6:07pm 

Checks for possible evacuations after slip comes down in Wellington CBD
The Wellington City Council is advising pedestrians and motorists to stay away from the top section of The Terrace. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 4:37pm 

NPC Rugby: Wellington edge out Bay of Plenty; Northland and Tasman pick up early wins
As Julian Savea flew through the air, diving to score his second try inside the opening 15 minutes, it appeared Wellington had Bay of Plenty's number.Meeting in their first round match of the National Provincial Championship in... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Sun 9:17pm 

Dude where's my car? Auckland man's Audi snatched during car sale inspection
An Auckland man was left stranded on the side of a Mt Wellington road after two people test-driving his Audi took off with the vehicle while he was in front of the bonnet. The seller, who wished to remain anonymous, said he'd been... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Fri 5:17pm 

First a sign with a spelling mistake, now bronze pigeons to promote Wellington
After the success of a giant sign on the waterfront with an intentional spelling mistake in it, Wellington has moved on to using bronze pigeons to promote the city. As part of its "Only in Wellington" campaign, the region's economic... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Fri 5:22am 

70-year-old man with dementia missing from Wellington home
A 70-year-old man is missing from his home in Karori, and police are asking anyone with information to come forward. Alex was last seen wearing black track-pants, an AC/DC hoodie and a leather cap. He has silvery grey hair, and... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Thu 7:52am 

Tradie chases man around central Wellington after he tried to steal bikes
A tradie ended up on a "wild goose chase" around central Wellington after a man allegedly tried to steal half a dozen mountain bikes from an apartment garage.Jonathan got home to his apartment on Willis St on Tuesday at about 3pm.While... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Wed 7:22pm 

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Wellington proposal to use Three Waters fund to help council tenants pay rent
Wellington City Council is looking to apply for Three Waters reform funding to help its social housing tenants pay rent.It wants $6.5 million to go towards supporting rental affordability or costs of living for existing tenants.... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Wed 6:22pm 

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Landslide threatens homes in central Wellington, resident heard 'big crack'
A resident heard a "big crack" before a landslide tumbled onto The Terrace in central Wellington, threatening two homes. Three fire crews are at the scene and police are assisting with traffic management. One resident, who wished... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:17pm 

Diary of an escort: Life in one of the capital's most exclusive brothels
Selling sex, intimacy and acceptance, Wellington sex worker Cleo takes Katie Harris and Cheree Kinnear inside their life as a non-binary Wellington escort. When Cleo steps into the bedroom at the affluent Wellington brothel, they... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Sat 5:12pm 

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Body camera child poverty study reveals 'shameful' extent of problem
The use of body cameras in a study of child poverty has revealed the "shameful" extent of the problem in New Zealand. The study gave 168 randomly selected Wellington children between the ages of 11 and 13 a body camera which they... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Fri 5:22am 

Council ponders using three waters money to help low-income tenants
Wellington City Council is poised to move its entire social housing portfolio into a new community housing charity. 
© 2022 RadioNZ Thu 11:17am 

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Latest Lotto Powerball millionaire wins $6.5 million - ticket sold at supermarket
It is a golden morning for one lucky Lotto winner in Wellington, who has won a cool $6.5 million overnight.The lucky ticket was sold at the Pak'nSave supermarket in Petone in Lower Hutt and is made up of $6m from Powerball first... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Thu 6:52am 

Christopher Luxon passes Wellington milestone, getting a Backbencher puppet
National leader Christopher Luxon reached a leadership milestone on Wednesday night, getting an iconic puppet of himself unveiled at Wellington's Backbencher pub. Some politicians are given puppets at the Backbencher, which cartoonishly... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Wed 6:47pm 

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