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Fog causes chaos across capital video

Fog descends on Wellington Airport.

Accommodation gone across Wellington with fog expected to keep flights grounded until mid-morning.

Fine for damage to historic building

Sir James Elliott house on Kent Tce now empty after conversion work to make it into apartments was halted.

Landmark Wellington building deserved respect, says judge.

Passenger 'appalled' by Air NZ

From left: Augustus Whanga, Vickie Davis, and Gillian Finnegan, in Wellington Airport.

A ragtag group was shunted from hotel to hotel, hungry and confused, a disgruntled passenger says.

Attempted abduction at primary school

A child was approached outside Upper Hutt school by a strange man who said her parents had asked him to pick her up. ...

Upper Hutt primary school warns parents after man tries to lure a girl into his car.

Karori campus house on market

The house in Karori has been offered back to the family of those who owned it before it was part of the campus under the ...

Original owners of Karori campus house test its worth on the market before commiting to buying it back.

Pensioner rents could rise

The Tararua District Council could be raising rent on pensioner housing and continuing consultation on their sale.

The rent for Tararua pensioners could be increasing, with consultation over sales underway.

Council building an 'earthquake risk'

Mayor Michael Feyen released the independently-funded report that says part of the Horowhenua District Council building ...

Controversial civic chambers not fit to hold the civil defence headquarters, mayor's report says.

Health issues in spotlight

A record 520 delegates are attending this year's conference.

More than 500 professionals and students will brainstorm this week to find solutions for a range of health issues affecting Kiwis.

Wellington

Passenger 'appalled' by Air NZ

From left: Augustus Whanga, Vickie Davis, and Gillian Finnegan, in Wellington Airport.

A ragtag group was shunted from hotel to hotel, hungry and confused, a disgruntled passenger says.

Karori campus house on market

The house in Karori has been offered back to the family of those who owned it before it was part of the campus under the ...

Original owners of Karori campus house test its worth on the market before commiting to buying it back.

Wairarapa

Endurance cyclists suffer to goal

Ian Huckstepp celebrates "Everesting" Admiral Hill in Wairarapa. His 27 ascents added up to 8848 metres, the height of ...

Tenacious riders pushed to physical and mental limit in marathon 30-hour climb.

Aratoi set for large exhibition

A Gottfried Lindauer portrait of Ngairo Rakaihikuroa is set to be displayed in Aratoi's Ngati Kahungunu exhibition.

The museum's latest is the largest collection of Ngati Kahungunu taonga to be assembled in one place.

Porirua

Look Who's Talking: Noa Woolloff

Noa Woolloff was the head boy of Porirua's Aotea College.

New Zealand's best known teenage dad answers the not-so-hard questions.

Desperately seeking Sefu video

Analise Forster is still searching for her dad.
She holds the only clue to her father, a 20 year old Bob Marley top.

Know a Bob Marley fan named Sefu who lived in Porirua in 1995?

Kapiti

Cullen receives legend of sport award

Christian Cullen unloads the ball under pressure from Stormers Centre Robbie Fleck in 2001 at the Westpac Stadiu.

Christian Cullen is the first to receive the Kapiti award.

Paraparaumu prepare for Waikanae with first-up win

The Paraparaumu team with the Ramsbottom Cup after their 20-10 extra time win over Levin College Old Boys sealed their ...

They welcome Waikanae for "bash of the bridge" this weekend.

Hutt Valley

Attempted abduction at primary school

A child was approached outside Upper Hutt school by a strange man who said her parents had asked him to pick her up. ...

Upper Hutt primary school warns parents after man tries to lure a girl into his car.

Upper Hutt to be all shook up

New Zealander Brendon Chase was crowned Australasia's Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist in January. He will perform and ...

Cathy Finau is set to commemorate 40 years since 'the King's' death, organising Upper Hutt's Elvis Down Under.

Hawke's Bay

From accident to author

Tina Clough with her latest book, The Chinese Proverb.

Tina Clough's third novel, The Chinese Proverb, hits shelves on April 6.

Rates hike to fix waterways 'disgrace'

A sample of Lake Tutira water taken by Hawke's Bay Regional Council in early March.

Big rates hike will go toward cleaning up waterways that "are a disgrace", says council chairman.

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