Crank up the air conditioning today as cloud cover and warm weather makes for a sticky day.
A fire in a Lyall Bay shed which lit up the sky this morning has been extinguished.
John Key has dismissed calls for an independent commission to review possible miscarriages of justice.
In September 1914 the Basin Reserve witnessed the first New Zealand women's sports team.
Baby girl loses her battle to live
To her mother, she was one in a million, an unlikely joyous child with a rare condition, who died before her time.
A street that was once notorious as a Mongrel Mob stronghold is now turning into a middle-class dream.
Water meters in Kapiti have caused a marked reduction in consumption this summer.
Two bus stop murals have appeared to brighten up the quiet streets of suburban Wellington.
A recycling truck driver dies in hospital a day after he was caught in vehicle's hydraulic equipment.
A Japanese man has become the oldest person ever to swim Cook Strait.
Powershop is enlarging its Wairarapa service centre potentially adding 70 new jobs over the next few years.
Manuel Dalton brings the gym to you
Monday, Wednesday and Friday lunchtime workouts go on the road.
Greg Perkins shrugs off the many hours he has put into organising the Great Wellington Truck and Transport Show.
Surveys show Wellington region's businesses are generally in favour of changing local government.
The surviving pilot from WWII's Dam Buster raids is selling his medals to help fund a memorial.
The Southern Hemisphere’s largest wooden building was targeted in a suspected arson overnight.
Lawyer Rob Moodie has been ordered by the High Court to pay former employee nearly $43,000.
A driver is in a critical condition after being caught in the back of a recycling truck today.
Four new beers from Panhead Custom Ales mark the 150th anniversary of The Evening Post.
Senior manager involved in the lewd cake case disappears from company records.
An 86-year-old grandfather reeled in the best surprise of his life - a whopping 300 kilogram blue marlin off the Northland coast.
He has been anointed by the Pope, but Wellington's new cardinal still faces normal trials.
'It was over in a heartbeat... seemed like forever'
Covered in pepper spray and his own blood as he grappled with an angry pit bull, all Chris Barclay could think about was surviving.
Former Labour MP Maryan Street is back fighting for the right to die.
Thousands of visitors will throng Wairarapa this weekend to enjoy wine, races and flying fleeces.
Wellington's super-city proposal is "deeply flawed" and should be dropped, according to two-thirds of the region's councils.
Kapiti councillor takes his own council to the High Court over his exclusion from pay review process.
Testing found brain or spine tissue on the sleeve of Mark Lundy's polo shirt, a Dutch scientist says.
Toilet overflows on a Mana Bus service from Wellington to Auckland, which then arrived over an hour late.
Find at Transmission Gully site could prove valuable for archaeologists working on Wellington's history.
At the end of WWI, with 18,000 Kiwis killed, NZ made the practical decision to leave the dead where they fell.
Porirua City Council has watered down its official submission on amalgamation.
Two women at Longview Home, Tawa, turn 101 and 104 this month. Times sure have changed since they were young.
Porirua City Council chief executive Gary Simpson, standing down in October, believes no one is irreplaceable.
Don't mention the words "speed camera" and "Whitford Brown" to Josie Campbell.
The elderly man fell down a riverbank while riding a mobility scooter, which landed on top of him.
Man who abused family members for more than a decade refused release.
Young front-line constable resting at home after second attack on police officers yesterday.
For two decades, a concrete poem that may be New Zealand's longest artwork has been living on borrowed time.
There's nothing like a cup of coffee for breakfast - but that's all some of us are having.
Real life with motor neuron disease
Film The Theory of Everything has been criticised by motor neuron disease patients for failing to show the reality of living with the terminal disease.
Most power users in Wellington should see some small relief in their bills from April 1.
Napier council wants to recall a report that found it was in far worse financial shape than thought.
Faulty breast implants and hip replacements may be costing taxpayers millions.
The landscape of Holloway Rd around the end of the 19th century is a nice reminder of the early history of one of Wellington's most famous suburbs.
'Obviously it struck a chord'
A poignant tattoo honouring Kiwi war veterans has caught the world's imagination, going viral on social media just days after being inked onto a Lower Hutt man.
The chance of Mark Lundy’s car being contaminated cannot be ruled out, a UK crime scene examiner tells murder trial jury.
Paint flecks found on the bodies of Christine and Amber Lundy at centre of questioning in retrial of Mark Lundy.
Police officer allegedly punched by man, then mauled by dog in Foxton this morning.
Man facing charge of unlawful possession of firearm after hundreds of bus shelters damaged.
Is it worth it to fund a war museum in the capital for $18m?