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.
Emily Regtien was onstage at the Bruce Mason Centre when a fuse blew, the lights went out and the threatre was olinto complete darkness.
Too many Kapiti dog-lovers are risking their pets' lives for the sake of a quick dash to the shops, an SPCA inspector says.
Former New Zealand sevens player Warwick Lahmert has a chance for another crack at the world series - this time in another colour.
'Pepper' adopted and safe again
Rescuers who recovered a kitten from a Levin garage were disgusted to find its throat wrapped in loom bands.
Kapiti and Horowhenua businesses will reap the benefits of the Kapiti Coast Harness Racing Club's meeting at Otaki Racecourse.
Almost $18,000 has been raised for a Kapiti mother who faces raising her daughter alone after her partner died in motorcycle crash.
The 74-year-old, who was swimming at Peka Peka beach, is the holiday season's ninth drowning victim.
A Kapiti man is in a critical condition after a ute rolled in southern Wairarapa.
Skeleton dating back to the 1800s unearthed along the Kapiti Expressway route.
Motel owner, 71, claims constable drew blood when he handcuffed him.
Coroner finds that mid-air crash near Wellington in 2008 could have been prevented if safety standards had been met.
A Kapiti family face a tough Christmas after fire made their home unliveable.
Cyclists formed a guard of honour for Kapiti athlete Stu Downs' final journey.
A police dog handler with a love for books has introduced a new fictional four-legged hero for children.
Dog impounded for more than two years will be put down after its owner lost a third court battle to save it.
A Kapiti councillor censured for breaking the rules says the council's code of conduct is not democratic.
Kapiti's rating system would change, creating "winners and losers", and it would lose its community boards under a proposal to make the region a super-city.
Heavy rain which caused flooding in the Kapiti Coast, Horowhenua and Manawatu ease but some roads are still affected.
Moves to stop traffic heading in the wrong direction are under way, as drivers avoid taking the long route out of Waikanae railway station.
Police are appealing for sightings of a silver 4WD that fled the scene of a crash near Foxton.
Kapiti Coast District Council will stick with alphabetical listings for candidates in the by-election to fill the vacant Waikanae ward.
Councillors will stick with a programme to drag the Kapiti Coast District Council out of its District Plan quagmire.
Raumati residents are fighting to stop a reserve on their quiet cul-de-sac being turned into a road.
Kapiti College students feed needy for doco
Budding film-maker Mason Cade Packer is already making a name for himself, with his short film shot in Chicago and Wellington winning a national film challenge.
Police treating death of man found near car on Kapiti Coast as suspicious.
Talk has turned to upgrading Waikanae and Paraparaumu town centres after the Kapiti expressway is completed.
Thieves who took vintage phone box may have raided volunteer group for a second time.
The format for the by-election to fill the vacant Waikanae ward seat will be decided by councillors today.
Sheep rustlers have left a grisly find for walkers on a popular walkway as theft numbers spike from Otaki to Foxton.
Kapiti's council looks to dump contentious coastal property controls in district plan due out today.
More children have reported being approached by a stranger who tried to coax them into his car in Horowhenua.
Unimaginable poverty in Kenya has spurred a Kapiti couple to help with fundraiser fun run in Wellington.
A $30 million upgrade of Haywards Hill Rd, connecting Kapiti to the Hutt Valley, is not good enough say critics.
Plans for a multi-million dollar gateway to Kapiti Island appear to be dead in the water.
A Kapiti Coast man has died after being hit by a car on State Highway 1 north of Wellington.
Demand for black-market Christmas dinners could be behind a rash of livestock thefts, police say.
After a decade of sculpting in a friend's garage, Tracey McCarthy has unveiled her work.
Ian Cassels' project opposed
A Wellington developer has sparked a fight with residents over a multimillion-dollar project that will see three-storey rental apartments in the suburbs.
Wellington City Mission is using eftpos machines to collect donations leading up to Christmas and hopes the initiative will raise an extra $100,000.
Palmerston North City councillor offers an alternative to saving the Capital Connection.
Police have charged a Kapiti barista for stealing nearly $3000 and falsely reporting a robbery.
An $8.7 million home for art and literature looks to be delayed as the council and supporters grapple with cost hikes.
The $47,000 resurfacing of slippery changing room floors will see Coastlands Aquatic Centre closed for four days.
Helps to get cancer victim back on his feet
A Raumati teen has had his foot re-attached backwards in place of a knee, but he now needs a prosthetic leg to enable him to run, jump and play.
Drug dogs are so finely tuned they can sniff out a few cannabis seeds in a bag of smelly sports gear.
Film producers have different strengths, Tainui Stephens said, seated on the back deck of his Otaki Beach home, with his laptop, his handrolled cigarette and an excellent coffee.
Friends and teachers lend support to the family of 13-year-old killed in a car crash on Monday.
Man tried to coax a 13-year-old girl into his car in Levin, in what police describe as a ''sinister incident''.
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