Attempted murder charge after assault
A 45-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder
following an alleged assault in Rimutaka Prison on 31
He is due to appear in Hutt Valley District Court on
The victim remains in hospital recovering from
Police are not seeking anyone else in
relation to 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>>