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Search for boatie resumes video

A full-scale search for a missing person near the Otaki River mouth will resume Tuesday morning and will include two ...

Search for the second person missing after an inflatable boat flipped off the Kapiti Coast will resume this morning.

One dead, one still missing video

Kapiti Coast residents watch on as the search continues for the second passenger of a boat which flipped in the waters ...

Search for the second person missing after an inflatable boat flipped off the Kapiti Coast suspended for the night.

Summer racing at Trentham

Summer racing on January 28 will complete Trentham's big Cup Carnival

Porirua considers begging ban video

Porirua mayor Mike Tana says council is looking at how to keep beggars away from city businesses.

Concerns about the aggressiveness of Porirua's beggars has prompted the mayor to look at a ban.

Polytech library still closed

Whitireia's library was a mess after the November 14 earthquake.

The building was one of the only ones in Porirua to be damaged in the earthquake.

Council defends leaf blower photo

The water quality of Aotea Lagoon in Porirua was criticised by some Porirua residents.

A picture many paint a thousand words but it doesn't always tell the full story.

Bubbles a big hit

One of Little Ben's Big Bubbles in full flight at the 2016 version of Eat, Drink & Be Crafty in Pauatahanui.

There's nothing like a country fair with the family, with a big one on next weekend.

Porirua's classical music success

Rochelle Pese, 10, performs as part of Porirua's Virtuoso String Orchestra.

The children from Porirua's low-decile schools are making beautiful music

Dean's building a habit

Dean Eager in Cambodia in 2013 during the Habitat for Humanity project to build homes for impoverished villagers.

The Porirua resident love building new homes in Cambodia.

Kapiti music for Kaikoura

Kapiti musician Scott Bowater, pictured here performing in Kaikoura, will be performing at a fundraising concert this ...

Seismic Shift Kaikoura Relief Concert on Saturday.

Who'd steal a kid's rabbit?

Josh likes to tell Snowball stories.

Eagle-eyed neighbour to the rescue after thieves take autistic boy's pet.

Capital come out on top

It was a busy day of surf life saving competition at Waimarama Beach in Hawke's Bay on January 15.

 Black Fin members help Wellington claim surf lifesaving title.

Top courses beckon

Ryan Waller, who will be playing interclub golf for Judgeford's top side in 2017.

Judgeford Golf Club players can't wait to get on the green at some of the region's top courses.

Paddlers at the ready

Toa Waka Ama Club J16 paddlers, from left, Nohorua Te Hounuku Ropata, Whatarangi Winiata, Andy Hanara (coach) and ...

Hundreds of Porirua paddlers have descended on Lake Karapiro this week for waka ama nationals

Four seasons to continue in capital

More wind and rain is forecast to hit the capital this week.

Summer remains disappointing as rain is expected throughout Wellington Anniversary Weekend.

Council satisfied with landfill

Spicer landfill has gone through many changes since September 2015.

The management plan at Spicer Landfill seems to be working.

Bread out, veges in

A goose with "angel wing" caused by poor nutrition.

Healthier items should be on the menu when feeding ducks, a Porirua man says.

Art Action endures at festival

Toa Lualua, left, helps Ioana Ponita to make a lei as part of the Art Action at Festival of the Elements in 2010.

Create a newspaper fashion item or launch a paper plane at this year's Festival of the Elements.

57 new jobs for Porirua

Porirua's newest supermarket, Countdown, in Aotea, is set to open.

The ribbon has been cut and the doors are open at the new Countdown in Porirua.

Big guns out for lagoon concert

From left, Arno Stil, Ataahua Pakaurangi, Veititi Alapati, Avril Stil and Jillian Tupuse from Virtuoso Strings, who will ...

Light opera, cannons and Star Wars will feature at Porirua's Symphony at the Lagoon.

Busy summer for lifeguards

The 2016/17 Titahi Bay Beach lifeguards, who will be helping at Foxton as well.

Porirua lifeguards are patrolling their beaches and helping at others up the coast.

Dance, family and waka ama

Gaylene Sciascia, who was made an Officer of the NZ Order of Merit for services to dance in the New Year Honour List.

Dancer Gaylene Sciascia recognised for her years promoting performing arts in Porirua.

Titahi Bay surf boats winless

Tim Marsden, right, sweep for the Titahi Bay under-19 women's crew, finds himself in the drink after a big wave at the ...

Flat conditions weren't ideal for the Porirua club in the latest surf boat competition.

Business district a step closer

Tawa's CBD could be rejuvenated now that it will officially overcome a Business Improvement District.;

Businesses in fourth Wellington suburb are banding together for the good of the area.

Don't mention the P word

The view from one of the sections.

Anger as Porirua townhouses are marketed as being in Wellington.

Fallen trees shut hill road

Paekakariki Hill Road is closed except for residents' access.

Paekakariki Hill open again after trees bring down power lines.

Nasa on course to fly to Porirua


Mayor reaches for the sky to bring American space agency to inspire young people.

Christmas spike in family violence

Police say family members and neighbours should intervene to prevent family violence.

Wellington police get 200 reported incidents in holiday week.

Campers back at Otaki Forks

There will be more tents at Otaki Forks this summer, after road access was restored.

DOC expecting a steady summer at the popular camping spot after road reopens.

"I just want to get on with it"

New Porirua Vikings premier coach, Antz Akavi.

A Porirua rugby league club is welcoming back a favourite son as top coach.

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