Labour election hopeful Stuart Nash says a graffiti attack on his fire truck was not politically-motivated.
A year ago Prime Minister John Key said Wellington was "dying". Have things got better or worse in the year since?
A grand old dame of the Wellington public service has had a $60 million makeover.
Two families are reeling after strange coincidences tragically linked three fatal car crashes.
Ruth Talaleilei is desperate for find her father, who has been missing for two weeks.
A Hawke's Bay regional councillor is facing possible censure after claiming other councillors wanted the proposed Ruataniwha dam "at any cost".
A man who put an advert on a website seeking underage girls for sex has been jailed.
Millions wasted as tens of thousands of patients fail to show up to appointments every year.
A planned extension of Wellington Airport's runway is virtually assured of going into Lyall Bay.
Life is looking up in the capital, The Dominion Post has found in a new report on the Wellington economy.
Wellington businesses say the Government might be better off accepting the Basin Reserve flyover's demise - so it can get cracking on an alternative plan instead.
Man who beat his young sons until they pleaded for him to stop avoids a jail sentence.
Ricardo Vaz Te shows reporter his moves
I'm wearing pink boots for the much anticipated kick-about with a world-class footballer.
Ferry Aratere will be out of action for a check-up, just weeks after returning to sailing the Cook Strait.
New Plymouth Airport is closed after an Air New Zealand plane lost steering while on the runway.
Twins ease the pain
A little love between lambs can go a long way during the painful tail-docking season.
Woman can't be sentenced to home detention because her husband will not approve it.
Wellington Phoenix management makes last-minute plea for the public to get behind a "historic" game.
Residents are gearing up for battle over a giant $17 million supermarket in Porirua.
16-year-old killed in a fatal crash on Wednesday lost his father in a car accident under two months ago.
A bus and a car have collided in the Porirua suburb of Titahi Bay this morning.
Man pleads guilty to his part in an advertising-invoice scam alleged to have cost its victims over $1 million.
A man who set fire to a foster care service had to be removed from the dock after receiving a hefty jail sentence.
Collectors hope to pick up a bargain
Hawk-eyed collectors and hopeful first-time buyers will be jostling for bargains at this weekend's New Zealand Art Show.
Call for compulsory drug testing for train drivers after it was revealed the Melling station crash driver had used cannabis.
A Kapiti Coast District Councillor has been found to have breached the councillor code of conduct twice.
Wellington's $1.5m Lotto winner had no idea she'd won until she checked at the store.
A Ministry of Education investigation has cleared a school of teaching racist theories.
The Government is staying tight-lipped about whether it will appeal the Basin Reserve flyover decision.
Super-City opponents have won a small victory against unwanted amalgamation.
A Wellington trio broke in to a prison to have a party - and unsurprisingly got caught out.
An teenage driver killed in a head-on crash in Tararua has been named.
Kapiti Coast District Council has voted to proceed with its controversial proposed district plan
Creating a fixed link between the north and south islands would solve a lot of problems, says Grant McLachlan.
Satisfied but level-headed Wellington Phoenix return to the capital ready for Saturday's clash.
Wellingtonians are being asked for their input on the regional council's climate change strategy.
Ticket sales for this year's International Film Festival are up on previous years.
Kapiti's future as a regional red zone because of its aging population has been rubbished by the district's mayor.
A man charged over a storage facility fire that destroyed hundreds of units is to go to trial.
The Wellington Returned and Services Association is in danger of perishing along with its members.
An Interislander ferry sailing was delayed this morning after the ship's master called in sick.
After enduring some very cold weather, Wellington can expect some warmer temperatures.
Clifftop rescue for Pepper the labrador
Abseiling SPCA volunteers have rescued a dog called Pepper from a clifftop ledge above a quarry.
The driver of a train that crashed in Lower Hutt two months ago tested positive for cannabis use.
A tunnel north of the Basin Reserve has been ruled out by the Government as an alternative.
It is still unclear what caused police to accidentally shoot a man during an arrest last year.
The slow start to the snow season appears over after a strong southerly blanketed Mt Ruapehu yesterday.
NZ in 2014 has more immigrants, fewer smokers, and more lecture halls filled with students.
A new type of farming sees members pay upfront for a year's worth of produce, accepting whatever the land provides.
Wellington College students won't be falling asleep, now the school has a coffee shop.
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