Wellington train hits tree in bad weather - Newshub

Monday's 5:32am service from Wellington Station to Johnsonville hit the tree between Awarua and Simla Stations. The service was suspended, Metlink tweeted, but it was unclear whether further trains would be disrupted. On Sunday night, the waterfront ...

Waves and wind close road to Eastbourne; trains replaced by buses - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

High winds and rain forced the closure of Marine Drive between Lower Hutt and Eastbourne last night. Police said that access to Marine Drive was closed from Point Howard. The wind was whipping up waves that were crashing over the road and leaving logs ...

Storm brings down Wellington trees, hampers trains - The Dominion Post

A large tree has blown down on three vehicles during a night wild weather forced disruption to Wellington trains. Wellington City Council spokesman Richard MacLean said strong southerly winds on Sunday night and Monday morning had brought trees down ...

Wellington passenger train strikes tree as wild weather wreaks havoc across lower North Island - New Zealand Herald

Bitterly cold gale force winds are set to batter much of the country ushering in one of the coldest weeks of the year so far. The wet weekend is being quickly followed by a stinging cold front with winds laced with air direct from Antarctica. Crisp ...

Storm hits Hutt Valley trains - NZCity

Waterfront damage along Wellington Harbour has hit Hutt Valley train services following wild weather which hit the capital and is moving up the North Island. 1 May 2017. Storm damage to Wellington Harbour's waterfront has forced the cancellation of ...

Wintry blast follows night of damage from strong winds across lower North Island - Stuff.co.nz

A freezing southerly sweeping over the country is set to send temperatures plunging after a night which saw strong winds down powerlines and waves close roads. Gales cut power, sent trampolines flying and damaged property across the lower North Island, ...

Wild weather moves up country after hitting Wellington - New Zealand Herald

There are problems for Wellington commuters this morning after wild weather hit the city overnight. Trains on some of the Hutt Valley Line between Upper Hutt and the city are suspended. They're being replaced by buses between Petone and Wellington ...

Power outages, road closures as southerly storm hits Wellington - Newstalk ZB

MetService says a strong, cold southerly flow is moving north, bringing strong to gale-force south to southwest winds to the region. (Getty). AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Print PrintShare to Email ...

Strong winds in central and northern NZ - Radio New Zealand

It has issued watches for the central North Island, as well as for Auckland and Marlborough. One flight was diverted back to Auckland from Wellington after it was unable to land. High winds have also forced the closure of parts of Marine Drive in Lower ...

Marine Drive closed in Eastbourne due to wild weather - New Zealand Police (blog) (press release)

High winds and rain in Wellington tonight have forced the closure of Marine Drive in Lower Hutt. The wind has been whipping up waves that have been crashing over the road and leaving behind logs and debris on the road surface. For anyone heading ...

Fight brewing in Westport over plans to mine mountain top - TVNZ

Mine it or leave it in the ground? The battle lines over a new coal mine in Westport have been drawn. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. Remaining Time ...

Car lands on railway tracks in Lower Hutt - Newshub

A car has veered off the road, through a fence and come to rest upside down on railway tracks in Lower Hutt on Saturday night. Police were called to the accident near Oxford Tce, on the eastern side of Waterloo train station, just after 11pm. The car ...

Drunk driver smashes through fence, lands car upside down on railway tracks in Lower Hutt - Stuff.co.nz

Late-night train commuters in Wellington faced delays in the early hours of Sunday morning after a drunk driver veered off a Lower Hutt road and ploughed through a fence, with their car coming to rest upside down on railway tracks. Police were called ...