More than your average concert

Ukulele trio The Nukes will be coming to Upper Hutt for a one-night concert

Ukulele trio The Nukes will be coming to Upper Hutt for a show full of music, fun and stand-up comedy

Teen dragged into bushes

A teenager alleges she was dragged into bushes near Paraparaumu beach and raped.

Victim of sex attack had to flee naked from the scene of the crime, court hears.

What does $630m look like?

The Kapiti Coast Express Day will open up 5km of the new expressway to the public, with shuttle buses, entertainment ...

Huge crowds give brand, spanking new SH1 Kapiti expressway an unofficial road test.

Whooping cough at Kapiti school

Another case of whooping cough has been diagnosed in a college student from the Wellington region.

The highly infectious disease has been diagnosed in yet another student.

Delays after SH1 crash

A serious crash closes northbound lanes of SH1 in Kapiti.

Serious crash causing delays in peak traffic on SH1 in Kapiti, north of Wellington.

Crews' training session turns serious

The Paekakariki open women's surf boat crew in action.

Lifeguards came to the aid of a windsurfer, who had run out of energy to climb back on his board.

Porirua dogs on short leash

Councillor Barbara Donaldson and  friend, Sage the lab, at Onehunga Bay in Whitireia Park.

There's a new leash on life for dogs at Onehunga Bay.

Retrievers' golden retreat

Sensitive, gentle and friendly - the golden retriever.

Known for their delightful natures, the members of this dog breed prefer the company of their own kind.

To Levin and beyond?

Transport Minister Simon Bridges.

Transport Minister keen to extend Wellington's proposed $2b expressway even further north.

Loader stranded off Kapiti

A loader stranded off the coast of Paekakariki on Thursday.

'There in the incoming tide, was a loader.'

Raptors rake in medals

Raumati Raptors swimmers Tori Grout, Noah Ireland-Spicer and Hannah Huria, pictured after a previous meet, were among ...

200 medals, and records and age-group titles for Kapiti Coast swimming club.

'All I could see was the destruction'

The car eventually stopped on Helen Gleeson's front lawn after reversing through the lounge.

Retirement village resident has lucky escape as car hits her home.

Erosion fears over dune trails

Michael Eisenhofer on the tyre path he created over the dune to Peka Peka Beach.

Paths may accelerate erosion, say community group, council.

Rough seas smash sea wall video

Contractors work to fill a breach in the wall protecting a walking path and The Parade, south of Ocean Rd in Paekakariki.

Fierce Wellington winds force high seas to punch huge hole in Kapiti sea wall.

Facebook 'friend' accused of rape

Tristan Tamati's trial is the first criminal trial to be held in the High Court building at Wellington since it was ...

Teenager agreed to meet a Facebook contact who gave her P and raped her, court told.

Top court hears carers' case video

Former relief caregiver Janet Lowe's payment of $3 an hour did not change for 25 years.

Supreme Court told relief carers, on $3 an hour, are not health system employees.

Giving Yugo a fair go video

Sam Pickering has worked on his car for about two and a half years.

Kiwi teen restoring much-ridiculed Eastern European classic car before getting a driving licence.

Moon boot does not stop Law

Kapiti College student Julia Law has been named in the New Zealand Secondary Schools' netball squad.

The midcourter is the first Kapiti College student to make the national secondary schools' squad.

The conman who came to stay

A photo of William Harding, supplied by police.

Elderly fugitive charmed his way into widow's home and heart - until the lies unravelled.

Film festival fun

Maoriland Film Festival founder and director Libby Hakaraia with partner and filmmaker Tainui Stephens.

Otaki's Maoriland Film Festival has grown out of the grass roots.

Foreman remembers Scott Base construction

Randal Heke with a photo of Hillary's Hut.

60 years after he toiled in the freezing conditions, Randal Heke recalls building in Antarctica.

'I'm the mental one'

David Thomas is aiming to walk 100km by himself at Kapiti's Relay for Life, as part of the Whirlwind team.

A 67-year-old Kapiti man told his boss he could walk 100km, now he has to prove it for a good cause.

Start your engines

Seal goes down on the southern section of the road.

Official completion date of February 16 for Kapiti expressway - but it won't open then.

Refuge pleas for volunteers

Kathy Patira-Mcgill, Oceane Siphan, June Togiatoma, Margarety MacDonald and Caroline Herewini at Porirua Women's Refuge.

A Porirua women's refuge needs volunteers to keep saving lives.

Slips stop Kapiti trains

Commuter trains on the Kapiti line, north of Wellington, have been halted north of Paekakariki because of a slip.

A slip has stopped all rail service on the Kapiti line, north of Wellington.

It's raining plant clumps

Gus Evans beside several fallen astelia, similar to one that nearly landed on him in Wi Parata Reserve, Waikanae.

Kapiti reserve closed after nurseryman has a close call with a falling lily.

'Region-like feeling' needed - Subasinghe

H-K fast bowlers Fraser Bartholomew and Liam Pinfold, part of the side's young brigade.

Culture change, red-ball cricket and player retention crucial for future of Horowhenua-Kapiti cricket.

New school to open

Our Lady of Kapiti school principal Martin Elms outside the new school's office block.

A new integrated Catholic school replaces St Patrick's in Kapiti.

Coasting to sprintcar title

Jamie Larsen during his New Zealand Sprintcar Championships win.

Jamie Larsen overcomes conditions, fuel shortage to claim second national speedway title.

Merchant ship's bravery remembered

Otaki artist Wallace Trickett with the painting sent to Robert Gordon's College in Aberdeen to commemorate the sinking ...

Historic battle between cargo ship and German cruiser marked from Kapiti Coast to Scotland.

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