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Power line down in Wainuiomata

About 270 Wainuiomata residents are without power.

A power line is down in Wainuiomata, as wild weather begins to batter the region.

Gale force winds on the way

The MetService has issued a gale force warning for Wellington and the Wairarapa.

Gale force winds are set to rip through Wellington and the Wairarapa.

Council demolishes Red Rocks bach video

South coast bach owner Duncan Mackay, who is being forced out of his bach and will now have to stand by and watch it's demolition.

Renovations have changed bach so much it is no longer heritage-listed, says council.

$1.4m fraud was 'repayment'

Accused Suzanne Davies at the start of trial for $1.4 million fraud in  Wellington District Court. The closing arguments were delivered on Monday after the five week trial.

Employee believed she was entitled to reimburse herself for payments she made using company money.

Teen arrested over muggings

Police are hunting a group of young men over a spate of muggings in the capital.

Wellington police arrested a 17-year-old after several violent late-night street muggings.

Baggage hitch for Jetstar passengers video

A faulty Jetstar baggage unloader at Wellington Airport has left an entire planeload of passengers without their bags.

A faulty baggage loader prevents two Jetstar planes unloading all cargo.

Trial after leg amputation

Police investigators comb Miriam St, Masterton in March after a gang confrontation.

Two people face trial after a woman hit with a car during a gang clash had her leg amputated.

Cilla's 'disgusting' NZ leg-shot

Dominion chief photographer Barry Durrant photographed Cilla Black in Wellington in 1972.

When Cilla Black visited Wellington in 1972, one photograph of her caused a stir.

Wellington

Council demolishes Red Rocks bach video

South coast bach owner Duncan Mackay, who is being forced out of his bach and will now have to stand by and watch it's demolition.

Renovations have changed bach so much it is no longer heritage-listed, says council.

Teen arrested over muggings

Police are hunting a group of young men over a spate of muggings in the capital.

Wellington police arrested a 17-year-old after several violent late-night street muggings.

Wairarapa

Gale force winds on the way

The MetService has issued a gale force warning for Wellington and the Wairarapa.

Gale force winds are set to rip through Wellington and the Wairarapa.

Trial after leg amputation

Police investigators comb Miriam St, Masterton in March after a gang confrontation.

Two people face trial after a woman hit with a car during a gang clash had her leg amputated.

Porirua

Emotional farewell for Alana Madill

Jerry Collins and partner Alana Madill in Grande Prairie.

Funeral held in Canada to remember Jerry Collins' partner Alana Madill.

One injured after crash blocks SH58

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash in Porirua.

A multiple-car crash closed a main highway north of Wellington for about 8 hours.

Kapiti

Kura kids share thoughts on language week video

Te Rito kura students, from left, Mangaia Pasene-Hughes, Iriaka Pasene-Grennell, Marara Metekingi, Manihera Tehei and Niwareka Kiriona.

Kids who started life in te reo share thoughts in language week.

Art trail price hike slammed

Kapiti artist Anne Bellamy with one of her watercolours.

Trail no democracy as art and crafters revolt.

Hutt Valley

Power line down in Wainuiomata

About 270 Wainuiomata residents are without power.

A power line is down in Wainuiomata, as wild weather begins to batter the region.

Rugby 'crash course' for Osaka teens

Tamaki Poki of Hutt International Boys tackles an Osaka opponent with fellow HIBS players Jack Whiteman and Rielly Edwards also looking to close down the attack.  
Japan Team v HIBS at Petone Recreation, Lower Hutt, New Zealand on Sunday 26 July 2015.Photo by Masanori Udagawa. www.photowellington.photoshelter.com.

Former All Black fullback Christian Cullen is helping give teens from Osaka, Japan, a taste of New Zealand-style rugby.

Hawke's Bay

Teen stabbed in Napier

A teenager was taken to hospital after being stabbed in Napier on Saturday night.

Teenager in stable condition after Napier stabbing, police appeal for information.

Shotgun, cash and meth arrest

Police have recovered half a kilogram of  methamphetamine from a vehicle in the car park of the Napier Warehouse.

Police grab 45-year-old man with 500g of meth in Warehouse car park.

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