A former gold medal winning martial artist has been given home detention after using his skills to assault three people.
A MP has used his connections to swing the winners an extra special prize.
It is a long way from Fraser Park to the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka but that is the unlikely football path travelled by Ryan Sandford.
As a massive fire engulfed the Wellington house, fire crews had to rush back to their trucks to stop students stealing them.
Missing woman found in Karori bush.
Crown limo drivers were nabbed 19 times for speeding.
A Hawke's Bay father and his teenage son were given a terminal cancer diagnosis just months apart.
Miramar is rumoured to be the first stage of plans to make Wellington predator-free.
Where shopping aisles once stood, people will now pray at the largest Sikh temple in the lower North Island.
CuriousCity: eight kitchen staff feed up to 450 diners three times at day at the Royal Police College.
Havelock North 9-year-old fundraising quest for beloved theatre.
The stabbing victim from a brawl in Naenae is now in a stable condition in ICU.
OPINION: A few men's egos got in the way of a hard-fought and momentous resolution to the Taranaki Treaty claim – the latest in a long, shameful history.
The capital has come up with a bold plan to soften the blow of a major earthquake and sea level rise.
A magnitude 5.1 quake hits an already-rattled Te Araroa.
A two-storey design for the Basin Reserve gained support from mayoral candidate.
New Zealand wants to send back a resident wanted in China where he is a murder suspect - but he will keep fighting extradition.
A Rimutaka Prison inmate was the go-to guy for people wanting to import methamphetamine.
Judge says system full of pitfalls after Supreme Court ruling impacts hundreds of jail sentences.
Wellington City Council staff are "victims of their own success" with almost 200 employees taking home six-figure paychecks.
Counselling service on alert as false investors strike twice in less than a year.
The Wellington Life Flight Trust help more than 100 people get urgent medical care every month.
Students told their ball was cancelled only two days out promised refunds if they can't make it to "secret" location.
A man old enough to be her grandfather put his hand up the Wellington teenager's skirt in front of other bus passengers.
An eastern ward council candidate is furious after finding his fliers in a recycling bin.
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Wellington man who abused his nine-year-old niece blamed stress and anxiety for the offending.
Hutt roller derby team rolled - and smashed - their way to success.
Pair taken to hospital after Wainuiomata house fire.