Update - Missing hikers in Days Bay found
The family of three reported missing in Days Bay are now
out of the bush safe and well.
The 50-year-old man and his
two daughters, aged 11 and 14, were located uninjured at the
Kowhai track at the southern end of the East Harbour
Regional Park and exited the park at approximately
They will be checked over by medical
Police would like to thank the Land Search
and Rescue volunteers who assisted in the search, and the
community for their
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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>>