Former All Black fullback Christian Cullen is helping give teens from Osaka, Japan, a taste of New Zealand-style rugby.
Anna Tapine is still breast-feeding her daughter Elise, 3, because she knows her milk is so good for the youngster.
Avalon Park is about to get a $2 million upgrade, aimed at making it a regional attraction.
A renowned Petone resident has been honoured with a brass plaque in Wellington.
A mysterious good-sort has been delivering food parcels to families needing a bit of help.
The cost of the Hutt City Council's upgraded Town Hall and new events centre continues to rise.
A photographer has focused on Lower Hutt's Riverbank market in a project to emphasise the connection between global forces and our local lives.
Kristy Wright and Laura Monachino have real world careers on hold while they tour as ice performers with Disney On Ice.
A scrap seems inevitable over possible changes to Hutt council rules over dogs.
Hamish Clayton's second novel is a romantic ghost story set against the backdrop of an earthquake-devastated capital city.
An aqua-jogger caught a thief trying on her clothes in a public swimming pool carpark.
Does anybody know what club or school this team represented?
A family in need of help woke to a food box on their doorstep from a mystery good-sort.
A 3000-strong button collection is behind a new art exhibition.
New Zealand's best steak and cheese pie has been found in a Petone supermarket.
A support service for abused Maori women is welcoming male facilitators into group sessions.
A Wellington primary school teacher has avoided an assault charge after lashing out at a girl in a moment of stupidity.
The father of a mentally ill criminal spoke out about his struggle to get help at his son's sentencing.
The theft of hard-earned service medals from a Lower Hutt home has left the owner feeling bloody disappointed.
Kiwis are sick of salespeople knocking on their door at dinner time, according to energy company research.
Naenae's Rene Bunker loved every minute in Hell.
Dresses worn by Brooke Fraser on her Brutal Romantic tour of raised $1800 for charity.
Three people who know how a Palmerston North man ended up needing facial surgery will not talk.
Hutt Valley adults are more likely to be smokers, obese, asthmatic or in chronic pain.
Watch a preview of film that claims to 'lift the veil of secrecy' on one of Wellington's most bizarre manslaughter cases.
A child arsonist has turned a couple's community haunted house project into a real-life nightmare.
Lower Hutt company J & D McLennan has been building air bridges for more than 40 years.
Man who gave girls booze, groped them at a bus stop given three-strikes warning.
A former meatworker who had his work car secretly tracked has gone to the Employment Court.
A drug offender could have spent 17 months longer in jail because of a sentencing error.