257 days ago

Arrests made in relation to college fire

The Team from Wellington District Police

Hutt Valley Police investigating an arson at a school in September have now arrested two people in relation to the incident.

On the evening of Sunday 1 September, a large section of Upper Hutt College was extensively damaged by a fire, causing about $1.5 million damage.

The damage led to the school being closed for two weeks, which meant significant disruption for the community.

On 20 and 21 November 2019, Hutt Valley CIB executed two search warrants in Upper Hutt and one search warrant in Palmerston North respectively.

During these warrants Police located evidential material and arrested two people in relation to the arson.

Fires such as these cause enormous harm to our community and can cause costly damage.

Police hope these arrests reassure the community that we are committed to investigating acts of wilful damage and arson thoroughly and holding those responsible to account.

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SuperSeniors Newsletter August 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.

This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and Veteran's Pension.

Even if you aren't over 65 yourself, check it out and share it with the older people in your life.

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Huruhuru Authentic Leather Store - a small NZ business

Ercan from Kelburn

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Favourite discoveries on NZ travels

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
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