"It makes a nice change from the rain," says Levin resident of the surprise view.
Back home in India tea plants grow wild, but in Kapiti, Helen Keivom wants to free them from the captivity of the bag.
NZ ratepayers own half a billion dollars of art - but 93 per cent of it isn't on display.
A beleaguered Kapiti car park could be delayed again if more archaeological material is dug up.
Grief for their dead friend is "the real sentence", Wellington judge says.
A serious crash on the Kapiti Coast has SH1 caused traffic delays north of Wellington on Tuesday..
Three people are injured, one critically, after a serious crash on SH1 near Otaki.
American navy veteran who survived fatal WWII training exercise in Kapiti is remembered.
Horowhenua-Kapiti hit its highest score of the season in first-innings loss.
Noticed an increase of pirates on Kapiti beaches recently?
Truck carrying boat gets stuck under rail bridge on State Highway 1 in Waikanae.
"Surprise" for mum rocked the neighbourhood and brought out the cops.
Summer remains disappointing as rain is expected throughout Wellington Anniversary Weekend.
Wellington's house prices soared over winter, driven up by desperate buyers.
A duck walks in to an ambulance bay but it isn't the beginning of a joke.
Spate of broken bones on new driveways created as part of Kapiti motorway.
The Kapiti resident has become a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
A mini-stroke has given a lifelong smoker the wakeup call she needed to quit.
The southbound lane is now clear following a crash at 11.30am.
Fears of long traffic jams north of Wellington turn out to be unfounded as the holiday season ends.
Marianne Elliott, the national director of ActionStation, reflects on 2016.
One person was trapped when the car rolled at a busy intersection.
An avalanche of unsellable junk has landed a Kapiti charity shop with hefty landfill fees.
Paekakariki Hill open again after trees bring down power lines.
Otaki surf lifesaver Justine Fleming reflects on 2016.
Family fun was on offer at the Otaki Races.
Congestion plagues the country's major roads as holidaymakers head home.
Poppy Franklyn arrived fashionably late at 1.52am, a week after her Christmas Day due date.
Caroline Herewini won't stop working while women still need refuge help.
Wellington police get 200 reported incidents in holiday week.