Weather related disruption - Fog - 9.12am - 20 Feb 2014
20 February 2014
thick fog covering Wellington this morning has meant that
most flights have been grounded until further notice.
ask that all travellers check with their airline or on the
Wellington Airport website at www.wellingtonairport.co.nz on
their flights status.
The airport hosted 29 passengers
overnight due to the weather disruption. The airport took
their contact details, let them know of the emergency and
safety procedures and provided them with an area where
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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
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