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Wellington City Council's $1 a year lease deals kept secret  Stuff.co.nz

Wellington City Council signed off a dozen leases for top CBD and waterfront locations for as little as $1 dollar per year, then made arrangements to keep the ...

A warmer week, making way for a wetter week  Scoop.co.nz

News from MetService. This past week has followed the trend for the month of May, with below average rainfall and well above average daytime temperature.

 26 May 2019 
Climber rescued after falling 15m into crevasse on Ruapehu  Scoop.co.nz

News from NZ Police A climber was lucky to escape serious injury after she fell 15 metres down a crevasse on Mt Ruapehu yesterday. Police received a distress ...

 26 May 2019 
Jubilee Cup teams confirmed on thrilling final first round afternoon  wrfu.co.nz

The seven teams that will contest the 2019 Jubilee Cup starting next week have been confirmed. Petone, Wainuiomata, Tawa, Oriental-Rongotai and Poneke ...

 25 May 2019 
Football: Wellington Olympic make Napier City Rovers swallow a taste of their own medicine  New Zealand Herald

Never mind how the Napier City Rovers look at it, the result was a Greek tragedy when the curtains fell on their theatre of footballing dreams in Wellington tonight ...

 25 May 2019 
New Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay in no rush to recruit  Stuff.co.nz

Wellington Phoenix have only seven players locked in for next season but coach Ufuk Talay says he won't be rushed into making any new signings, having ...

 25 May 2019 
Football: Why Mark Rudan's legacy at the Wellington Phoenix has been tarnished  New Zealand Herald

COMMENT: Mark Rudan's legacy at the Phoenix has been tarnished over the last few days.

 25 May 2019 
Wellington tower ready for redevelopment  New Zealand Herald

A shortage of available Wellington CBD development land, coupled with the low vacancy rates, is expected to fuel interest in largely vacant 'as-is where-is' ...

 25 May 2019 
What's good: Baccala crostino at Ombra, Wellington  Stuff.co.nz

Baccala – salt cod puree – is the only dish that has continuously remained on Ombra's menu since this shabby-chic "Venetian" tapas bar opened on Cuba St six ...

 25 May 2019 
Any changes to Wellington's Basin Reserve roundabout will need to wait until new road agreed on  Stuff.co.nz

Road layout changes planned for Basin roundabout before new road is built, but no one can say what they might look like.

 25 May 2019 

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