Statement regarding media report on New Brighton incident
"Statement regarding media report on New Brighton
Police strongly refutes a media report tonight
regarding allegations that Police caused the crash that
killed a pedestrian in an incident in New Brighton on
A marked police car did impact with the stolen
vehicle, however this occurred immediately after the van was
stolen and a significant distance from where the man was hit
© Scoop Media
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>>