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Where Wellington hides its water video

Wellington City councillor Iona Pannett and mayor Celia Wade-Brown turn on the valve for the capital's new $3.5 million ...

It holds as much water as an Olympic swimming pool, and can withstand the mightiest earthquake.

More rain on the way

Flooding outside a house on Monorgan Road, Strathmore Park.

Heavy rain that flooded Wellington's Johnsonville mall expected to return with a winter blast.

Jerry Collins' daughter in NZ

Jerry Collins' sister Brenda Collins with his baby Ayla, in Canada, in August 2015.

Baby Ayla Collins is in the country for the first time as Porirua prepares to honour her All Black dad.

'I'm lucky to be alive'

Nicole Want's bedroom where she sat by her gas heater watching tv moments before the LPG bottle exploded with such ...

Nicole Want had just walked out of the room when she heard a "ka-boom" as the heater exploded.

Suicide numbers 'not real'

An expert has warned that as many as 33 people are committing suicide each week.

She left a suicide note for her family, but the coroner ruled otherwise.

Settlers' story worth telling

An impression of the proposed colonial cottage and stables on the Christ Church, Taita, site.

Hutt council asked for $80,000 for campaign to create 1850s era coach house.

Mum praises rescue effort

Missing 10-year-old Nathan Daniel Callaghan, who has autism.

Missing boy Nathan Daniel Callaghan found in neighbour's home, mum says.

No respite from wet weekend

Wet weather is expected to continue through the night.

Cold, damp weekend set to continue with several parts of the North Island under a severe weather watch.

Wellington

Where Wellington hides its water video

Wellington City councillor Iona Pannett and mayor Celia Wade-Brown turn on the valve for the capital's new $3.5 million ...

It holds as much water as an Olympic swimming pool, and can withstand the mightiest earthquake.

More rain on the way

Flooding outside a house on Monorgan Road, Strathmore Park.

Heavy rain that flooded Wellington's Johnsonville mall expected to return with a winter blast.

Wairarapa

83 days from release to murder video

Eric McIsaac has pleaded guilty to murdering his 10-year-old half-brother Alex Fisher in October last year.

Peter McIsaac had long warned his son was a "timebomb capable of killing". No-one listened.

Warnings about Alex's killer ignored

Alex Fisher, 10, was killed in Waitarere, west of Levin, last October.

Peter McIsaac had long thought his son Eric was dangerous. No one heeded his warnings.

Porirua

Paekakarirki Hill Rd closed

The road that was being used as a diversion for an earlier crash is now closed due to two crashes.

A major route into Porirua and Wellington is closed following two vehicle crashes. 

Porirua crashes cause delays

Two crashes are causing delays on SH1 this morning.

Two crashes are causing congestion on SH1 near Porirua.

Kapiti

Mum praises rescue effort

Missing 10-year-old Nathan Daniel Callaghan, who has autism.

Missing boy Nathan Daniel Callaghan found in neighbour's home, mum says.

SH1 reopens after crash

Vehicles are crawling along SH1 at Kapiti, after one man was seriously injured in a crash.

Traffic is moving again along the Kapiti Coast after a big crash shut the highway.

Hutt Valley

'I'm lucky to be alive'

Nicole Want's bedroom where she sat by her gas heater watching tv moments before the LPG bottle exploded with such ...

Nicole Want had just walked out of the room when she heard a "ka-boom" as the heater exploded.

Settlers' story worth telling

An impression of the proposed colonial cottage and stables on the Christ Church, Taita, site.

Hutt council asked for $80,000 for campaign to create 1850s era coach house.

Hawke's Bay

Officer 'was too close'

Samuel Back was deregistered and censured for having an inappropriate relationship with a 13-year-old student.

Tragic teacher-student case raises concerns about policeman's undue influence, says MP.

'She'd just found her purpose'

Thea Anderson, third left, with father Thor, sister Madeleine and mother Consuelo.

Young American's dreams of helping others cut shot by Hawke's Bay crash.

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