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    • We’ve moved to our Facebook Page
      • We are moving all of our news stories over to the Peninsula News Facebook page which will be being updated regularly. So like us there to stay in touch!Filed under: The Peninsula

    • Evans Bay Low Cost Housing Advertised
      • Te Aro Pa Trust is advertising the soon to be finished low-cost housing apartments in Evan’s Bay. $310 per week for a one bedroom up to $600 for a three bedroom. The Trust says that it is trying to create... Read More ›

    • Around the City (22nd February 2016)
      • Hi Kittens! If you thought this weekend just been was crazy busy, then hold onto your horses for this week. With another few festival and summer events happening this week, Wellington is heaving with opportunity to see and do amazing... Read More ›

    • Joint patrol cracks down on paua poachers
      • A three-day patrol conducted by a combined team from the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has recently served a stern warning to paua poachers in Wellington and the West Coast. Fishery Officers from... Read More ›

    • Airport traffic gridlocked through Sunday
      • Traffic reached gridlock in Wellington on Sunday as those heading to the airport navigated thousands doing a fun run. Commuters reported sitting in nose-to-tail traffic heading to Wellington Airport after Evans Bay Parade was closed for the Cigna Round the... Read More ›

    • Hataitai Inaugural Garage Sale
      • February 27th, 2016 sees The Great Inaugural Hataitai Garage sale being held at the Hataitai Bowling Club. You’ll need to book into sell and pay a modest fee of $10.00 Webpage hereFiled under: Community, Event

    • Around the city (15th February 2016)
      • Oh la la! The Alliance Française French Film Festival opens this week. The second largest film festival in New Zealand which celebrates French culture in all its diversity, it is sure to delight audiences of all ages. Running 17 February... Read More ›

    • Airport Extension Business Case slammed
      • The Board of Airline Representatives commissioned a report from the New Zealand Institure of Economic Research, which has slammed the airport extension business case as “wasteful” and “grossly overstated.” New Zealand’s major airlines have fired a broadside at Wellington Airport’s... Read More ›

    • Hataitai Bakery Fire
      • A bakery fire in Hataitai caused road closures after six fire appliances attended. A fire in a Wellington bakery has caused road closures after six fire trucks attended the blaze. The fire, which started in the roof area of the... Read More ›

    • Strange goings on over Shelly Bay sale
      • Allegations of an unlawful vote the latest in ongoing attempt to sell Shelly Bay. The Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust bought the land for development in Shelly Bay for $13 million in 2008, but the trustees say it has been... Read More ›

    • The Zephyrometer is back
      • After adding additional weights to the base, the Evans Bay Zephyrometer has returned. The Evans Bay Zephyrometer sculpture, which was blowing low in high winds last month, has been repaired and is moving freely again. Additional weights were added to... Read More ›

    • Scots College secret tunnels
      • A fundraising event – perhaps New Zealand’s first instance of crowd funding – saved Scots College from closing on its 13th birthday and now the independent Wellington boys’ school is celebrating its centenary. The school opened in 1916 in Hobson... Read More ›

    • Scots wants back into McEvedy Shield
      • Scots College is making a last-minute run to challenge for next month’s McEvedy Shield  athletics event, from which it has been excluded for decades. Students from the private school have launched an online petition, asking to be included in the... Read More ›

    • Around the City (9th February 2016)
      • The sun is shining and the weather is sweet. This week sees the New Zealand Fringe Festival underway, Maori Performing Arts, Chinese New Year, Summer Shakespeare, and the Island Bay Festival. Hi Kittens! It’s official, I’m going to be so... Read More ›

    • Shelly Bay Market Open Saturdays
      • There is a regular indoor market each Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Shelly Bay. The Shelly Bay indoor market is back on Saturday 13th February. Celebrating New Zealand ingenuity, talent and entrepreneurial spirit, this market sells a diverse... Read More ›

    • Five drunk motorists caught in Miramar
      • The Police are disappointed that a number of motorists have been caught well over the drink driving limit in recent days including five in Miramar. Wellington police today released details of twenty drunk drivers who’ve been stopped in the last... Read More ›

    • Fat Freddys Drop releases new video
      • Fat Freddy has released a new music video from their album “Bays”, which was written and produced in Kilbirnie. Locals were invited to be a part of the video, in which dozens of children explore a lush but isolated vision... Read More ›

    • Buses burn at Kilbirnie depot
      • ROBERT KITCHIN/FAIRFAX NZ Four buses were damaged in Kilbirnie this week in what appears to be a deliberate fire. A charred skeleton is all that remains of one of four Wellington buses damaged by what is likely to be a... Read More ›

    • Scots College Centenary Picnic
      • Weather dependant, Scots College will be holding a picnic on Monday 8th February from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM and the community are all invited. Please note that it is not BYO alcohol and cash sales only. The Tuatara Beer... Read More ›

    • Weta Workshop gets in on augmented reality
      • Weta Workshop has been working with Magic Leap, a company that creates augmented reality for entertainment including games and movies. Augmented reality overlays images and date onto the real world. “Magic Leap holds the keys to new worlds for storytellers... Read More ›

    • New seawall for Breaker Bay
      • The past few years of storms have seen the South Coast Road shut on a number of occasions. Debris has washed over the road and into people’s gardens. Now, the Council is getting on the business of building a new... Read More ›

    • Ciclovia back for 2016
      • Ciclovia on the Miramar Peninsula is happening on Feb 14 – Valentines Day! The north end of Shelly Bay and Scorching Bay will be closed to cars and motorbikes so you can walk, cycle, skate, or scooter this wonderful piece... Read More ›

    • Scots College centenary celebrations start
      • Serious celebrations to mark the 100th birthday of Wellington’s most prestigious boys’ college were launched today. Steeped in history and tradition, Scots College has turned thousands of young boys into men through their holistic education programme of developing the ‘all... Read More ›

    • Work starts on new Airport Building
      •   Long planned work at Wellington Aiport to build a multi-storey carpark is underway with changes to lanes and layout planned. Work on a new $70 million car parking building at Wellington International Airport has taken off, and its likely... Read More ›

    • Lyall Bay Airport Extension Meeting invite
      • The Lyall Bay Residents Association is extending an open invite to residents of The Peninsula for a meeting tomorrow evening, Wednesday 3rd of February, at Cockburn Chapel on Onepu Road from 7:30 PM. The Deputy Mayor will be will be... Read More ›

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