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Victim had young child

Forensics teams enter a Wellington property on Saturday morning where a woman was found dead on Friday night.

Police say the victim in a Wellington murder investigation was the mother of a young child.

Woman charged with murder

The house at the centre of the investigation on Saturday morning.

The two women had just moved into the Wellington home, neighbours say - now one of them is dead.

Power cut stops capital trains

04082015. JARED NICOLL. HUTT NEWS/FAIRFAX NZ. Matangi train running along the Melling line from Wellington to Lower Hutt.

Overhead line fault halts all trains in and out of Wellington Railway Station.

Killings prompt health review

Kapiti Coast nurse Cathy Stewart, who was killed in her home in Otaihanga on February 14 last year.

Wellington's mental health services are under review after at least five killings.

'I hope you're embarrassed'

Ruby Rabbit bar owner Neil Andrews (centre) posted this picture on Facebook during a liquor licence hearing on Thursday. ...

A Wellington bar owner cops a telling off for making sex jokes during a liquor licence hearing.

Harbour trench plans revealed

larger container ships will be able to enter Wellington Harbour if it is deepened.

Wellington port reveals how it plans to carve a 7km trench in Wellington Harbour.

Wellington's new sister?

The capital cities of New Zealand and Australia could soon have even stronger political, cultural and tourism ties.

The capitals of New Zealand and Australia are keen on becoming sister cities.

WOW factor a boost to business

Classic Cars Bizarre Bra Section, Party Line created by Angela Leong, Wellington and Modelled by Lucy Aitchison, left, ...

Businesses in capital set to shimmer during WearableArt Awards with extra performance added.

Wellington

Murder victim had young child

Forensics teams enter a Wellington property on Saturday morning where a woman was found dead on Friday night.

Police say the victim in a Wellington murder investigation was the mother of a young child.

Woman charged with murder

The house at the centre of the investigation on Saturday morning.

The two women had just moved into the Wellington home, neighbours say - now one of them is dead.

Wairarapa

Architecture awards handed out gallery

Wellington buildings have been praised at the Wellington Architecture Awards.

Buildings from throughout the region were recognised at the Wellington Architecture Awards.

School closed, heavy flooding gallery video

There has been heavy flooding near Porirua School.

People were told to stay away from Porirua city centre as heavy rain hammered the Wellington region.

Porirua

Flood, what flood?

Dimock St in Porirua was among the worst hit in Thursday's follding

Before and after shots show what a difference 24 hours can make as flooding subsides in Porirua.

Architecture awards handed out gallery

Wellington buildings have been praised at the Wellington Architecture Awards.

Buildings from throughout the region were recognised at the Wellington Architecture Awards.

Kapiti

Trolley boy buys supermarket

Jason Davy started out at Pak'n'Save as a trolley boy and has worked his way up the Foodstuff's chain. He's now looking ...

Leaving school to be a trolley boy, Jason Davy dreamed of being the boss – and now he is.

Chew off to X Games

Kapiti BMX rider Ellie Chew flies high at this year's Farm Jam event in Southland.

A Kapiti woman hopes her efforts riding her BMX bike will open up more opportunities for herself and other women in the sport.

Hutt Valley

Cooling off home for men planned

The idea is that men can be more effective at helping other men change their behaviour, co-ordinator Deb Robinson says.

Lower Hutt home planned for men ordered out by police.

Architecture awards handed out gallery

Wellington buildings have been praised at the Wellington Architecture Awards.

Buildings from throughout the region were recognised at the Wellington Architecture Awards.

Hawke's Bay

'We are all human'

Former Napier Dean, Michael Godfrey, outside the city's cathedral.

Axed Anglican dean says two affairs were triggered by sexual assault - and other church members will be worried about their past.

Adulterous dean stood down

"I'm a good person, but I've done drugs, I've had illicit sex," says Michael Godfrey.

Napier dean was a 30-year-old married priest when he had an affair in 1991 with an 18-year-old woman.

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