7 Mar 2017

Wellington: Bike theft capital?

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:25 pm on 7 March 2017

Police and Wellington City Council are joining together for a new bicycle security campaign, after a spate of bike thefts in the city. The thefts have even prompted enthusiasts to start a social media campaign, called Wellington Stolen Bicycles, with the Facebook page reporting multiple thefts per day.

Patrick Morgan is from the Cycling Advocates Network in Wellington.

To show just how easy it is to steal a bike, here is CCTV footage of thieves taking bikes from the Century City Apartments Bike Park in Tory Street last month:

The thieves in the video above were caught.