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Stuff.co.nz
Demolition plan leaves cars trapped - and a fish dinner sitting on the kitchen bench
Stuff.co.nz
The Reading Cinema car parking building in Wellington will be pulled down with cars still trapped inside. They are among as many as 200 residents and 40 neighbouring businesses forced to leave because of fears the neighbouring Reading Cinema car ...

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 9 Dec 2016 

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Police investigating oil spill linked to SH1 traffic chaos north of Wellington
Stuff.co.nz
Police are investigating whether a large oil spill on State Highway 1, north of Wellington, was the cause of several crashes that created rush hour traffic chaos. Five people were injured after a car and truck collided on SH1 north of Paekakariki, on ...

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 9 Dec 2016 

Stuff.co.nz
Getting NCEA and changing nappies all normal at Wellington teen parent school
Stuff.co.nz
As the school year wrapped up, two mothers went back to their old school to speak to teenage parents studying at Tawa's He Huarahi Tamariki. These days Kim Edmonds, 21, is studying law at Victoria University, but it was at the Wellington school for ...

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 9 Dec 2016 
Giveaway bananas from Kaibosh, appealing for help after earthquakes
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Kaibosh's Wellington City branch was evacuated from its Tennyson Street building following the recent earthquakes. With no access to their premises over the following weeks, their team has been working out of the back of their truck and a pop-up at the ...

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 9 Dec 2016 
Quake forces Wellington business owner's early retirement
Newshub
Seventy-eight-year-old John Swan says he's facing early retirement after his central Wellington business was forced to close following last month's quake. Mr Swan has owned a picture framing shop on Tory Street in Courtenay Place since 1987. While the ...


Stuff.co.nz
Residents fight 'unacceptable' plan for affordable housing in Wellington suburb
Stuff.co.nz
Residents of a northern Wellington suburb are "appalled" by plans to build 150 homes in the area, saying affordable housing could ruin the character of the suburb. In a community newsletter, the Grenada Village Residents' Association said the planned ...

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 8 Dec 2016 
Wellington complete the final four
New Zealand Herald
The final four have been decided at the Womens Toro Interprovincial with Auckland, Canterbury, Bay of Plenty and Wellington all earning the chance to be champions at the Westown Golf Club. After a dominant week from Auckland, Canterbury and Bay of ...

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 9 Dec 2016 
Youthline Wellington desperately needs your help
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
In 2015, Youthline Wellington's Helpline counsellors answered over 920 calls, and responded to almost 6,000 text messages from young people, as well as youth workers reaching out to almost 1,400 young people through education in the community and ...
NZAC urges Government to prioritise youth mental healthVoxy

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 9 Dec 2016 
Christchurch contractors demolishing Wellington buildings 'have said Oh my God we've never worked in such a windy ...
TVNZ
New Zealand. Christchurch contractors demolishing Wellington buildings 'have said Oh my God we've never worked in such a windy city'. 10:01pm. share. Briar Wells. 1 NEWS Reporter. Bad weather and machine breakdowns have been blamed for the delay ...

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 9 Dec 2016 

Radio New Zealand
Five jobs go as video, audio offices close
Radio New Zealand
And once they're in Wellington and there's a natural disaster we've lost our cultural heritage." Dr Kelly said the organisation needed to halt its plans. It was possible people who had donated material to the archive in the past could ask for it back ...
Changes at Ngā TaongaScoop.co.nz (press release)

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 9 Dec 2016 

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