Text that sparked false alarm was sent by a salesperson pitching app service to another school.
He was just a normal Kiwi kid - loved sport, tried hard at school, was loved by his family.
Peter McIsaac had long thought his son Eric was dangerous. No one heeded his warnings.
As police and rescuers searched for missing boy Alex Fisher, they hoped for a good outcome. It didn't come.
Judge hails "courage" of family for coming to court, as boys' mother weeps at conviction.
The railway line between Waikanae and Palmerston North would be electrified under the Green Party's freight policy announced this week.
The Kapiti Coast District Council's decision to stock foods high in sugar and fat at the Coastlands Aquatic Centre has been questioned by a resident.
Walkers now have a chance not to just remember the US Marines based in Kapiti, but to see how they lived.
Winston Peters claims to have inside information that KiwiRail may close Palmerston North rail line.
Debris was scattered up to 400m away after the tornado ripped through.
Businesswoman backs performing arts centre as base for business innovation.
The Otaki Surf Life Saving Club and Paekakariki Surf Lifeguards have been recognised for their work and performances on the water this season.
Fitness, togetherness and family values have inspired an Otaki-based rugby league team's sustained success, and this year's breakout campaign in Wellington.
It began with a photograph.
Cellist wins starring role with orchestra at Michael Fowler Centre.
Police are appealing for sightings of a "distinctive" mountain bike stolen in a smash and grab on Saturday night.
Half the students and 20 staff remain at home after a Levin school was closed due to a measles outbreak.
Second measles case confirmed at Levin schools.
A new show from Kiwi pianist and writer extraordinaire Gilbert Haisman, will raise money for Nepal recovery.
A man will appear in court charged with driving while suspended, after colliding with another vehicle at a Kapiti service station.
They've been there for five years, but now they've been told to make way for redevelopment.
Waiopehu College in Levin bans unvaccinated students from returning for a week.
Move over Sir Peter: a group of students from Kapiti College have won the Roxy5 Short Film Competition.
An Otaki waka ama crew have won a shock gold medal at the world championships. after finishing fifth at nationals in the same event.
Police are seeking Samuel Wilkinson, who may be in Kapiti.
Seven women's canoe polo players with a Horowhenua connection are aiming to break New Zealand's run of fourth-placed finishes and make the podium at this year's world championships.
Sue Lund's artwork is bold, beautiful, and unashamedly its own untamed thing.
A Levin Athletic rugby stalwart marked his 150th game for the club with a try and a win last weekend.
A Facebook group set up to help with sudden needs is in demand, from those keen to give as well as receive help.
A Kapiti woman who was a bench official at the Central Pulse's first ANZ Championship netball game will be there for what could be the franchise's final round robin game in the competition.