Update - Incident in Onekawa, Napier
A 25-year-old man has been charged with unlawful
possession of a firearm and discharging a firearm in
relation to an incident at an address on Alexander Avenue,
Police were called to the incident around
The man will appear at the Hastings
District Court today.
Police would like to thank the
local community for their patience throughout this
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Campbell on: the local body election result in Wellington
For obvious reasons, politics is more of a big deal in the capital city than anywhere else in the country. Even so, fewer than four in ten eligible voters bothered to vote in Saturday’s local body elections in Wellington (turnout 39.66%).
Even less was felt to be at stake this time around than in 2016, when 45% of the electorate voted Justin Lester into the mayoralty.
To put it mildly, the Lester-led Council failed to live up to expectations. Lester will be remembered mainly for the fact that somehow, he managed to lose this election. . More>>