Five-year-old Lucas Robins, born without a calf bone and a deformed thigh bone, has ridden a bike.
Questions are being raised about a Kapiti roundabout,where four trucks have tipped over in the past year.
The man who sank a frigate in Cook Strait wants to create a $12 million highway of sculptural significance.
Montessori preschool robbed
"You shouldn't take things that aren't yours", says pupil of burgled Paraparaumu preschool.
Camo and Milo both got stuck on the roof, but their owner is sure Milo was the ringleader.
It's full steam ahead for the fight to keep a rail connection between Palmerston North and Wellington.
A truck carrying 15 tonnes of McDonalds fries has rolled on State Highway 1 just north of Wellington.
Kapiti will get its say on spending as council releases a new document for consultation.
Moderate quake off Kapiti Coast felt by residents.
A grenade found near State Highway 1 in Kapiti is likely to be exploded today.
A grenade found in Kapiti could be live, but police say the scene is safe.
One of New Zealand’s top extreme kayakers has drowned in a river near Rotorua.
An Otaki woman says she was horrified to find a baby and preschooler left crying alone in a car in an Otaki car park.
A box of puppies and a sack of chickens have been dumped days apart in Kapiti.
Paul Swain almost forced Greater Wellington regional council into a U-turn on local government amalgamation last week.
A suspected outbreak of avian botulism in Kapiti appears to have run its course with no more reports of dead birds in the last two days.
Kapiti nearly breached its consent for taking water from low Waikanae River.
Police officer allegedly punched by man, then mauled by dog in Foxton this morning.
A Kiwi who was stranded in Bali with massive injuries after a scooter accident has flown home with help from donors.
Kapiti SPCA has suspicions over what's behind second mass bird kill in region.
An elderly Waikanae man is fleeced scammers who claimed to be phone technicians.
Pegasus, stingray, fighting kite tourney
A 12-metre winged horse and a 25-metre tattooed stingray are coming to Otaki Kite Festival.
A man is seriously injured after being attacked with a spade, police say.
The election to fill the seat left vacant after a councillor's death has been decided – triggering a new by-election.
An autopsy has confirmed Kapiti Coast nurse Cathy Stewart was killed in a violent manner.
Patea Maori Club meets Otaki-Maori Racing Club
The strains of Poi E will ring out at the Otaki-Maori Racing Club when the Patea Maori Club performs there this weekend.
Man accused of murdering a nurse in her home had sought help from police and lived in a community house.
A 29-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Cathy Stewart.
A woman found dead at Otaihanga, north of Paraparaumu, has been named as Catherine Gay Stewart.
Power lines at the centre of a decade long legal battle in Kapiti will be pulled down.
Thieves who took a sculpture from a Kapiti school should be aware it is tapu and return it, the school warns.
Kapiti Island is one of the jewels of the Wellington region, and is an important nature reserve.
Plans for a new subdivision at the Lindale Park complex on the Kapiti Coast have been confirmed.
A man has been rescued after coming off his jetski about halfway between Kapiti Island and Paraparaumu beach.
It was nearly 100 years ago when the tractor now parked on Rod Clifton's backyard crawled inland on steel-cleated wheels, dragging Stewart Island's phone cable behind it.
An outside expert will be appointed to monitor Kapiti council's coffers, to avoid a repeat of a million-dollar swindle in Dunedin.
Surf's up for Otaki beach business
A summer of groundswells and gentle weather has boosted the first season of a Kapiti small business drawing people region-wide to surf Otaki.
A Waikanae church could be turned into a car park to ease clogged streets around the town's train station.
A container of human excrement was splattered in a Kapiti house, in what one woman claims was a violent assault.
Man charged with the arson of a house neighbours say was scene of a domestic disturbance.
Easing congestion along a Kapiti road is the top priority in Wellington's draft regional transport plan.
An Otaki 16-year-old is motoring into the lead of the New Zealand Formula First Championship.
Suburban Kapiti house left stripped and gutted for years has been labelled dangerous by neighbours.
Dry conditions and the high risk of fires has led to a total fire ban for the Horowhenua district.
A length of giant, noise-reducing embankment along the Kapiti expressway will be pulled down and rebuilt after months of work.
Kapiti Coast residents are using far less water since the introduction of metered charging last year.
Paraparaumu firefighters had their busiest year last year, bucking the trend throughout the Wellington region.
Couple tried to outrun police in stolen car with unrestrained baby and toddler inside, police allege.
A driver who crashed into a parked car in Kapiti was more than five times over the new alcohol limit, police say.
Suited and gumbooted: it's showtime
A&P shows are massive events for a simple reason - there's something for everyone, and even more if you love a good tractor.
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