Police received a report about 1:50pm on Monday that an aircraft had been seen crashing in the area. Police … Source: 1 NEWS Mr Smiler received medical attention but died a short time later, he said. Police media contacts. One person has died following a two-car crash on state highway 2 in Upper Hutt. Hutt News Firearms, meth and GBL found at Lower Hutt property after search warrant A 60-year-old man has been charged after firearms and drugs were located at a Lower Hutt property on Monday. News from Fish and Game New Zealand Unusual proceedings in the Wellington District Court today saw the regional council prosecuting itself. A fatal aircraft crash in Upper Hutt has been referred to the Coroner. A man is dead after a light aircraft crash this afternoon in Kaitoke, Upper Hutt. Police are investigating the unexplained death of a 42-year-old man in Upper Hutt last night. The NZ Police Media Centre operates seven days a week, from 6am to 11pm. One person died after the two-car crash on State Highway 2, River Rd, in the suburb of Elderslea. State Highway 2 has reopened in Upper Hutt following a fatal two-car crash today. Police this morning confirmed the … The crash took place on River Rd, part of state highway 2, between Gibbons St … A joint investigation between police and the Civil Aviation Authority is under way after a man was killed when a microlight plane crashed near an Upper Hutt airstrip on Monday. The man yet to be named by police, was killed by police yesterday in the heart of Upper Hutt. The centre is staffed by members of the Police Media Team who respond to requests from journalists and provide information on a range of issues. A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car in Upper Hutt last night on a notorious stretch of road. State Highway 2 has reopened after a fatal crash in Upper Hutt this morning. Source: 1 NEWS Police said they are at the scene of the crash in Elderslea, which was reported about 11am. The Greater Wellington Regional Council was convicted and fined $90,000 for breaches of the Resource Management Act (RMA) in what Justice Dwyer called “careless” actions that caused significant damage to the Birchville Stream in Upper Hutt. Breaking news, opinion and analysis from Wellington, NZ's capital city, and around the North Island, including the Hutt Valley and Porirua.