A rogue wave has left a car that had been parked on a seawall near Wellington Airport stuck upside down on rocks.
Police said the car had been parked by its owner, but it was hit by a wave and dragged into the sea.
It's not known why the owner had parked the car there.
This car has just been washed off the breakwall in huge surf ....all 3 very luckily got out by smashing windows pic.twitter.com/juB9cKK7wK— Blondelatte (@JulieReddish) January 7, 2018
Police said the owner knew what had happened, but was unable to retrieve the car at this stage.
Oh no. pic.twitter.com/Kynn0YY1ML— Chris Bramwell (@ChrisBramwell) January 7, 2018