9 Jun 2015

Container blown into Wellington Harbour

10:39 pm on 9 June 2015

Strong winds have blown a shipping container into Wellington Harbour.

A severe gale warning is in place for the region with possible gusts of up to 120 kilometres an hour.

The police said high winds blew a container off the wharf and into the harbour just after 9pm.

They said it might have been blown across to Oriental Bay and its maritime team is heading over to secure it.

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