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Wellington Zoo euthanises two lions due to health issues

Two elderly lionesses at Wellington Zoo have been euthanised today due to health issues. The zoo has now been left with no lions after Djane and Zahra were euthanised. Both lions had been closely monitored by animal care and veterinary staff over the past 18 months due to age-related health concerns, however Djane’s health recently […]

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Baby dies in Wellington emergency housing

A baby has died at an emergency housing provider in central Wellington. Wellington City Mission staff were called to an address on Manners St this morning by a mother who discovered her child wasn’t breathing. Staff immediately called emergency services, but they were unable to resuscitate the child. Police have confirmed they were called to […]

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Wellington homicide: Two women charged in relation murder of Rau Tōngia in his Karori home

Two women are facing charges in relation to the fatal shooting of Wellington man Rau Tongia. A 35-year-old woman has been charged with murdering Tongia on December 20, while a 20-year-old woman is charged with being an accessory after the fact to the murder. Neither of the women have appeared in court yet on the […]