Crinoline Bridge closed next week
The Crinoline footbridge near The Quays-Riverside Park is
closing from Monday 9 September for repairs.
Some of the
bridge timbers are wearing thin and need replacement. The
work is expected to take up to a week.
cyclists are advised to use the Henry, Alfred or Sinclair
street bridges to cross the Taylor
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Campbell on: the local body election result in Wellington
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