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Government poised to wade into Wellington's teachers' college saga ...
Karori Campus Group spokesman Richard Bentley, left, takes a group around Victoria University's Karori campus, which it is looking to sell. The former teacher's ...

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Zip lines proposed to traverse Wellington landfill in adventure tourism scheme
Four pairs of ziplines could be set up near Wellington's landfill as part of a commercial adventure tourism proposal. The new zip line has been placed in the heart of London. Source: 1 NEWS. The project, put forward by Wellington Zipline Adventures ...
Proposed zipline flies past its first hurdleScoop.co.nz (press release)

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The Dominion Post
The curious tale of the octopus who visited Wellington and lost his genitals
The Dominion Post
Especially for the one who stayed the night at Wellington's Island Bay Marine Education Centre, only to have his genitals ripped off for making unwanted advances on a female octopus. Centre founder Victor Anderlini said the unfortunate incident ...

 22 Nov 2017 

Woman appears in court over shooting of Wellington taxi driver
A woman charged with allegedly being part of the shooting of a Wellington taxi driver has appeared in court. Paris Te Aroha Ohuka, 17, was charged with being unlawfully in possession of a firearm and wounding the driver with intent to cause grievous ...
Shot taxi driver believes he was the target of a 'premeditated' robberyThe Press

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Twyford gives new hope for light rail in Wellington
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Light rail could be fast-tracked in Wellington, according to a report today in the New Zealand Herald. The newspaper reports new Transport Minister Phil Twyford as saying the four Let's Get Wellington Moving scenarios to fix the city's traffic ...

Senior doctors welcome commitment to adequate funding of health services
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Dr Clark addressed the ASMS Annual Conference in Wellington, and acknowledged the work of ASMS members in helping to hold together the public health system during a sustained period of neglect. Mr Powell said the messages from the Minister were ...

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The Dominion Post
Water restrictions and patrols start across Wellington region
The Dominion Post
Green thumbs beware, a prolonged dry spell across the Wellington region means garden watering restrictions are now in place. Garden water restrictions take effect from this weekend across Wellington, Porirua and the Hutt Valley. Residents have also ...

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Wellington worker killed by fighting bulls in India - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
Juan Pablo Lampe, who worked at special effect wizards Weta Digital, was killed by a stray bull while on holiday with his fiancee, Paula, a Finnish nurse. He had ...
Weta Digital employee Juan Pablo Lampe killed in bull accident in ...Stuff.co.nz
Wellington man fatally gored after becoming trapped between stray bulls fighting in India, weeks out from his weddingTVNZ

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