MP Trevor Mallard asked court to allow a man caught at 210kmh to escape conviction for lying to police.
Playcentre reaches 75 years amidst organisational shake-down.
A camping ground charging $6 a night is proving very popular with budget campers.
A better education workforce is better equipped to support future retirees, MP Chris Hipkins says.
A patient locked away in seclusion at Hutt Hospital's mental ward managed to set his room on fire last Thursday.
Naenae College principal John Russell is surprised to be in the running for Senior New Zealander of the Year.
Two young women have set up a rescue centre for sick and abandoned pet rabbits.
A Lower Hutt charity shop that made $24,000 profit for each of the last three years will be closed.
Gary Manson describes devastating effects from the accident.
Boaties taking to Wellington Harbour over summer have been pretty well behaved, according to the head of Wellington's police maritime unit.
The planned Petone-Grenada road is making it hard to lease industrial land by SH2.
Ethan Moore has given up rugby to concentrate on becoming a professional kayaker.
Former pound dog Holly - a "gentle giant" - may have a future role visiting the elderly.
Darae Chung is burning up the golf greens - and she's only 11.
Body-builder Carolyn Mailo doesn't let her age or arthritis become obstacles in her chosen sport.
A top promoter needs help tracking down a pair of alleged parcel thieves.
Wine knowledge is not a pre-requisite to joining the Western Hills Wine Society activities.
Watching the sunrise from on top of a mountain is one thing, but Jackson Rich's newest opportunity is something he is seriously looking forward to.
Avalon Park will hot Pro Tour beach volleyball this weekend.
The battles by wargamers in Upper Hutt this month will range from historical to fantasy.
Legionnaires' disease cases are on the rise in the Wellington region.
There were good reasons for closing Avalon playground now, the Hutt council says.
Teen suffers brain injury after car rolls while she hung out a window.
Quick bowler Ben Sears is chasing a career as a cricket professional.
Volunteers have worked hard to restore an 1866 church on Wainuiomata's Coast Rd.
After offering to salvage Helen Clark's faltering career by becoming her young lover, Arthur Meek moves on to Hillary Clinton.
Warm temperatures cause toxic algal mats to return to the Hutt River.
Teen accused of causing a car to roll onto a passenger enters no plea.
The Vijayarajan family knew virtually nothing about New Zealand before they were chosen to come here under our refugee quota.
A Hutt organisation is restoring donated bikes for kids who don't have them.