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Wellington Today, September 13: 130km / h, rabbit blasts, DIY bars and retailers have an attractive but quiet time.

Marina Wellington, Bill Hackman here, grab your hats, we’re in the air one more day – I know you’re as surprised as I am.

So how bad will the weather be?

The Met Service released one. Strong wind warning for the capital and VirarpaNorthwest storms are sometimes severe and reach up to 130 kilometers per hour. Rainfall is forecast to be reduced to a possible heavy evening.

There is also a warning of heavy rains for Tarrawa district.

Last week, Power Company staff were working to restore power to Virarpa customers. At 4.30pm on Friday, there were 2,527 properties without electricity in the entire area.

In response to the latest warning, Met Service meteorologist Gerard Belum said strong winds could damage trees, power lines and unsafe structures.

Driving can be effective, especially for high-wheeled vehicles and motorcycles. The wind warning was present from 3 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, when it will gradually disappear. Balm said 80-100 mm of rain is expected around Tarrawa.

Strong wind warnings continue in the Wellington and Virarpa areas.

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Strong wind warnings continue in the Wellington and Virarpa areas.

Search and rescue teams help a woman on Mount Holdsworth after battling high winds.

Search and rescue (SAR) teams were called in to help a woman as she battled strong gusts while walking on a popular track in the Tarroh Range.

Police were called at 11.05am on Sunday morning. When a woman walking on the “jumbo circuit” in Mount Holdsworth began to have some problems due to strong winds.

An SAR team was dispatched around 1pm and the woman was assisted. Police said Walker was “well-equipped” and the team was in regular contact with him throughout the day.

A police spokesman said the rescue team reached the woman at 5.40pm and assisted her to Powell Hut, where they spent the night. He is expected to leave the park on Monday morning.

A woman and search and rescue teams spent the night in Powell Hut as she struggled to navigate through strong winds.

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A woman and search and rescue teams spent the night in Powell Hut as she struggled to navigate through strong winds.

Eid or Famine for Wellington Businesses 2.

The first weekend of Level 2 was a feast or famine for Wellington’s businesses.

Crowds returned for some retailers, especially DIY stores, but business was quiet for some of the city’s inner bars.

Jose Ubega, owner of the Central Wellington Bars Dakota, a residence and The Establishment, said Friday and Saturday nights were barely visible.

“I think a lot of people have decided not to bother coming in,” he said.

Its bars were trading at about 30% of normal income over the weekend. “We’re definitely losing money, and we’re losing some money for September.”

The businesses that burned the reserves in the lockdown last year will be on shaky ground, he said.

First Retail Group Managing Director Chris Wilkinson said. Retail throughout the city It was a relatively strong weekend, with gardening and DIY stores in charge.

On a great Saturday, buyers come to Level 2 in Central Wellington.

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On a great Saturday, buyers come to Level 2 in Central Wellington.

The latest news from Kwid 19.

There were 20 new cases of Coved 1.On Sunday, 9, the total number of confirmed cases in the current epidemic was brought to 922.

All cases are in Auckland. Eighteen people are now in hospitals with the virus, four in intensive care.

In Auckland, 342 people have recovered from the virus, compared to 10 in Wellington.

Of the cases, 12 are contagious and eight are non-communicable, bringing the total. Unconnected community cases Up to 34.

Auckland couple violated Alert Level 4 rules. Crossing the border and flying to his vacation home in Wanaka, police said Sunday.

The couple – a 26-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man – crossed the Alert Level 4 border using the worker’s waiver. He then flew to Hamilton Airport before flying to his vacation home in Wanaka, police said.

There were 20 new cases of covid 19 which brought the total number to 922.

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There were 20 new cases of covid 19 which brought the total number to 922.

The number of rabbits is from the roof.

It’s not going to rain cats and dogs, but when it comes to rabbit populations, the weather does change.

If you think you’ve noticed more than usual, you’re right. They are back. Kelly virus, And in some areas they are the number since records began.

And it’s not just in rural areas, or just as usual. Rabbit area Otago and Canterbury – that’s all.

Hawke’s Bay, for example, is a region with unprecedented – and flourishing – numbers.

The number of rabbits is measured by counting the number of views over a kilometer per night.

A spokesman for the Greater Wellington Regional Council said the council had stopped collecting data on rabbit numbers two years ago, but the record showed an increase in the number of inquiries, from 258 in 2018/19 to 387 in 2019/20.

The rabbit population has increased across the country.

Hawks Bay Regional Council

The rabbit population has increased across the country.

For the sake of art – we love it.

New Zealand’s auction houses and dealer galleries have seen an unprecedented increase in interest and purchase of art as a result of the epidemic.

Ben Plumbley has a vision for New Zealand’s growing art scene.

“People who come to the market are doing this because they are trapped in the house, staring at the walls and maybe wanting to freshen up,” he says. They may have more funds because they are not traveling. Other parts of his budget are spreading in art. It is contagious once you start collecting.

The art director of Tamaki Makurao’s Art + Object auction house says it is facing “extraordinary” sales, with more than 4 3.4 million raised at auction in early August.

“There is no question that the market is particularly excited.”

Read the full story of Andre Chamko and Mina Kerr Lazenby here.

'Keep it real' by renowned artist Banksy.

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‘Keep it real’ by renowned artist Banksy.

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