A sea fog rolls in on to Paraparaumu Beach, with Kapiti Island looming in the background.

Sea fog smothers Wellington coast

3:58 PM  Fog that covered Wellington mid-morning has mostly cleared.

A week of bus delays

An unspecified problem with the trolley bus fleet's power supply is expected to cause disruptions to all Go Wellington ...

5:07 PM  Metlink has warned that this morning's disruptions may continue until Monday.

Truckie's road rage condemned

3:51 PM  Judge condemns " inappropriate" reaction and orders truck driver to pay victim's dental bill.

Locals want final say on cycleway

5:07 PM  Island Bay locals want call on future of controversial route to be 90 per cent theirs.

$12m to expand landfill

4:56 PM  But councillor questions whether there are better, and cheaper, ways to deal with rubbish.

Pilots win over runway extension

5:10 PM  Concerns about the safety areas of a proposed airport extension are upheld by court.

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Vehicle flips in Karori

A vehicle has flipped and is blocking one lane in the Wellington suburb of Karori.

15 min ago  Traffic diversions are in place after a vehicle flipped, blocking one lane of Chaytor St.

Tourists wanted in Marlborough

4:52 PM  With dwindling numbers of Cantabrian tourists, Marlborough is looking elsewhere.

Crockery and stalls

Stoush brews over fire rights


Pilots win over runway

An aerial map of Wellington Airport showing where the proposed runway extension would be built to the south.

Concerns over safety areas at proposed airport extension upheld by court.

$12m to expand landfill

Wellington's southern landfill has about eight years of capacity left and will require another resource consent before ...

But councillor questions whether there are better, and cheaper, ways to deal with rubbish.

Pokie machine deception alleged

Mike O'Brien in 2007.

When authorities did not trust a key person, his influence was hidden, court told.

Government extends quake help

Kaikoura businesses will continue to receive financial support as work continues on getting State Highway 1 access to ...

Quake-affected South Island areas will get more financial support, but wage subsidies for North Island businesses will end next week.

Kiwis stay home

Record net migration gains are being underpinned by Kiwis moving home, with the net loss of New Zealand citizens falling ...

The number of Kiwis moving overseas is at a 30-year low - as net migration hits 71,000.


Illegal land grabs push peace further away

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a visit to the Israeli settlement of Gilo in 2012.  Gilo is an urban ...

Opinion: A balancing of power is critical to successful peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine.

Lessons of the by-election

Jacinda Ardern, the new Labour MP for Mt Albert.

The victory of Jacinda Ardern in the Mt Albert by-election means nothing for the future of Labour. There was no contest with National and Ardern's big majority came without real competition.

No limits on private 'attack ads'

Unlike with electioneering via billboards, newspapers or the internet, the law traditionally has seen the broadcast ...

Opinion: Political parties are constrained in their use of the broadcast media for electioneering purposes, but, according to the Court of Appeal, private individuals and groups are not.

Spare us festival of the super-fit

Buses were laid on for runners after their exertions, but they ought to have sauntered home, writes Jane Bowron.

OPINION: Are the rest of us sloths supposed to look on admiringly at these narcissists, asks Jane Bowron.

Would you wade into a 'Smithable' river?

Not wading but swimming: Nick Smith prepares for a dip in the Manawatu River in 2016.

OPINION: Baby boomers like me remember clean rivers - and we vote. Dave Armstrong writes.


Crockery and stalls

Newtown Festival co-founder Anna Kemble Welch and volunteer Murray Carson try out the steriliser part of the Wash ...

How to have zero waste from a festival - using crockery instead of paper plates.

Baker in top competition

While Baker has played in exotic locations and iconic concert halls all around the world, he said the most rewarding ...

Violinist Benjamin Baker is returning home as the only Kiwi finalist in the Michael Hill International Violin Competition

Gilbert celebrates win till 5am

Kiwi John Gilbert poses with his Best Film Editing Oscar for Hacksaw Ridge, with presenters Michael J Fox and Seth Rogen.

Kiwi Oscar winner was delighted with his victory, but can't believe Oscars' "monumental stuff-up".

Daniel O'Donnell is back video

Daniel O'Donnell is known for his three-hour concerts and meet and greets after each.

It's been two years since the prolific Irish entertainer left music to care for his wife. She's better now, and O'Donnell on the road again.

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Capital Life

$12m to expand landfill

Wellington's southern landfill has about eight years of capacity left and will require another resource consent before ...

But councillor questions whether there are better, and cheaper, ways to deal with rubbish.

Get into gear and bike the trail

The popular Bike the Trail family event takes place on Sunday, March 5.

Bike the Trail gets into gear.

PM stops in for a beer

Joan Egan and Jennifer Mettrick with the Prime Minister.

Bill English visits Ryman home.

Bad back stumps Cr

Campbell Barry is best known as a Hutt City councilor but he dreams of umpiring at Lords.

Uber driving politician enjoys cricket umpiring.

How patches became hip

Sarah Lancaster and her Sew Love touring van.

Sewing and mending are coming back in fashion, as the repair movement gains momentum.


Troublesome trio back in the mix

Wellington Phoenix's Tom Doyle went against team protocols after the loss to Melbourne City on February 18.

Wellington Phoenix bad boys in line to re-join the squad this weekend after sitting out for a week.

Barrett plays the wrong tune

Jordie Barrett's choice of music has come into question from his Hurricanes team-mate Julian Savea.

Hurricanes rookie Jordie Barrett's taste in music has The Bus fuming.

Seven games at once in club rugby opener

Upper Hutt Rams' fullback Tafa Tafa battles against Wellington last season. These teams will meet in the second round of ...

Upper Hutt's large open parks will be the perfect location for Wellington club rugby's Gala Day.

Verma resurgent against Canterbury

Anurag Verma is in resurgent form for Wellington after a tough 2016.

Anurag Verma continued his resurgent run of form with four wickets for the Wellington Firebirds on Monday.

Big game for Petone

The club that launched the career of Puma legend Felipe Contepomi is playing Petone this Saturday, as part its ...

Star studded Argentinian side to play Petone.

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