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UPDATED 12:25pm: Police operation – Situation resolved – Roads reopened

Final update 12:25pm: All affected roads have reopened. Road users should expect delays while traffic clears.

Update 12:15pm: Reports indicate that the situation has been resolved successfully. The individual is no longer on the roof of the hotel and it appears that no harm has come to anyone.


RNZ reports that one person has been taken to Wellington Hospital for medical assessment.

Update: 12pm: Reports indicate the Police operation is due to an individual standing on the roof of a hotel on the corner of Willis St and Webb St.

The scene earlier today. Photo: RNZ


Due to a Police operation taking place, local roads (including Willis St and Webb St) have been CLOSED near the intersection with Victoria Street. Please when in the area.