Her letter never caught up with her, but in the end Sarah Delahunty found out about her Queen's Birthday Honour when she got the phone call from the office of the Prime Minister.
Ex-Blerta and The Crocodiles songwriter brings his latest band No Engine to Paekakariki this Saturday for the first time.
Coroner refuses to blame death of autistic child on poor supervision, saying people can't watch children "like hawks".
Coroner rules on man who died after tripping outside his local pub.
An adorable baby seal made a welcome guest in a Kapiti Coast home on Sunday morning.
Anger over Kapiti council waiting days to reveal dogs that killed two cats could be roaming the streets.
Two Otaki boys will be running on field for several matches of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, as "mascot mates".
Manakau could become the new Mangaweka as a deer-themed museum complete with helicopter opens on Saturday.
Man appears in court after alleged unprovoked attack at a train station.
The wife of a late Kapiti councillor has won a council seat left vacant by his death.
Man waved knife in female attendant's face and demanded money.
A scheme dogged with controversy that uses 400 year old bore water to top up a river opened on Wednesday.
Victim remains in hospital in serious but stable condition.
Man waiting on platform is stabbed in random attack at Waikanae station.
The Interislander ferry Arahura will add water to its diesel in a bid to save millions in running costs.
A record field turned out in perfect conditions for Sunday's fourth In the Footsteps of the Marines event at Whareroa Farm.
The faithful and bargain-savvy flocked to Paraparaumu's Virgin Mary statue.
Flood-hit classrooms at a Wellington school should be moved, says principal.
Mall uses vacant space
A week on from widespread flooding in Kapiti, the Fergusons are living in hotel while cleaning up their home.
Levin RSA properties are being put on the market to help stem the club's rising debt levels.
Plans were underway to build a protection wall for one of Kapiti's hardest hit neighbourhood's in Thursday's floods.
Kapiti's ambulance service has outgrown their Paraparaumu base as population changes increase demands on paramedics.
When Graham Cozens saw Paul Clegg, it took a few moments but he eventually remembered they'd known each other back in the day, 20 years ago, when they had the strength to be young and strong.
Thieves broke into an Otaki church and hauled away a large safe - but it only contained about $40.
Supporters of a near-extinct rail service have attempted to choke the peak hour Tranz Metro service on the Kapiti LIne.
Kapiti's council boss Pat Dougherty has held on to his job with the announcement of a five year contract today.
Community and political pressure has helped save postal services in Raumati Beach.
Balancing on a digger bucket to rescue a cyclist from a raging river was all in a day's work for policewoman.
Name suppression has been continued for the man charged with murdering Kapiti nurse Cathy Stewart.