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Wellington demolish Southland in nine-try rout
TVNZ
Wellington Lions 60 (Malo Tuitama 2, Vaea Fifita, Greg Foe, Matt Proctor, Wes Goosen, Jason Woodward, Asafo Aumua, Galu Taufale tries; Jackson Garden-Bachop 6 con, pen) Southland Stags 21 (Jahvis Wallace, Wharenui Hawera, Keanu Kahukura tries; ...

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 30 Sep 2016 
Wellington mayoral candidate Jo Coughlan didn't move for fire truck - witnesses
Newshub
There are claims Wellington mayoral candidate Jo Coughlan held up a fire truck on Friday morning because she was trying to take a photo of her supporters waving election placards. The alleged incident happened around 7:40am at the intersection of ...

 30 Sep 2016 

Stuff.co.nz
Auckland-based institution buys Wellington's Karori Mall for $22 million
Stuff.co.nz
The mall, which had been owned by Wellington businessman Mike O'Sullivan and his wife Gay since 1988, has been sold to an Auckland-based institution for $22 million - almost twice its rateable value (RV). The property was put on the market earlier this ...

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 30 Sep 2016 

Stuff.co.nz
Wellington's Met Shop weathers storm and moves store online
Stuff.co.nz
The couple will leave Wellington and move up the Kapiti Coast, where they would base their online operation. The website would only sell weather and science instruments and the store's remaining Kiwiana soft toys would be donated to charity. "There is ...

 30 Sep 2016 

The Southland Times
Lift specialists called in as smoke spotted coming from Wellington building
The Southland Times
A lift technician has been called to a multi-storey, inner-city building in Wellington, after reports of smoke coming from a lift. The Fire Service converged on Anvil House, in Wakefield St, shortly before 6pm on Friday. While there has not been any ...

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 30 Sep 2016 
Smokers not welcome: Wellington Council bans smoking inside council flats for new tenants
TVNZ
All new tenancies at Wellington City Council's social housing facilities will be smokefree from tomorrow, it was announced today. Back in the Day: Smokefree work places begin in New Zealand. 01:58 ...
Stoptober sees Council housing tenancies go smokefreeScoop.co.nz (press release)

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 30 Sep 2016 

Radio New Zealand
Video highlights: Wellington run away in Southland thumping
Newshub
Wellington have continued their dominant form, running in nine tries to crush Southland 60-21 at Westpac Stadium. With the win, Wellington secures a playoff spot in the Championship with two games remaining. Wellington trailed early after Southland ...
Wellington roll over SouthlandRadio New Zealand
Wellington stick the boot in on sorry Southlandsportal.co.nz

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 30 Sep 2016 
Wellington house with cinema on the market
New Zealand Herald
John Bell has kept a cinema and time capsule full of movie relics at the end of his Lyall Bay driveway for 38 years. Old movie projectors, film posters, set pieces and even a personal cinema are kept in Time Cinema behind Bell's home. "It began when I ...

 30 Sep 2016 
Brave Wellington teen 'restores faith in human kind'
TVNZ
Brave Wellington teen 'restores faith in human kind'. 2:00am. share. Source: One News. Brave Wellington teen 'restores faith in human kind'. 01:36. Payge Olds ventured into Wellington Harbour in the dark to answer a drowning man's cry for help. Source: ...

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 30 Sep 2016 
The whole world's watching the Wellington mayoral race
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
According to veteran political observers, this is the most unpredictable Mayoral race in Wellington since the late 1970s – when flamboyant transgender businesswoman Carmen took on Mayor Michael Fowler and almost caused a sensational civic boil over.
Courier to deliver missing Wellington postNZCity
Maupuia residents to receive voting papers following NZ Post debacleNewstalk ZB

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 30 Sep 2016 

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