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A police officer directs traffic around the area affected by the bomb threat.
Tama Clemett, 3-and-a-half, plays guitar with his mum Emilly Clemett on trumpet as part of the Balkanhistas band.
Ben Mitchell, 9, became the youngest person ever to complete the Karapoti Classic.
Junior shearing winner Hefin Rowlands.
A prime piece of property
An artist's impression of the proposed stadium in Petone.
A more detailed overview of the proposed routes and alternative options. The two preferred routes involve a new road through the Takapu Valley or a widening of SH 1 at Tawa. Both would result in the acquisition of residential properties.
The Kinder Surprises: Anna Zobel, left, Wiebke Liebich and Laura Benecke.
GRAND WINNER: Curtis Pearson, 5, Bede McCullough, 6, Tobey McCullough, 10, Jude McCullough, 8, and Richard McCullough roast marshmallows at sunset alongside the Rangitikei River. The family had spent the day trout fishing. They set the rocky campfire after dinner, aligning with the sunset. Mrs McCullough was delighted with the shot. "I liked the light, as it was getting into the evening."
These fans got especially pixellated for the occasion.
The English team enjoying themselves.
Many of the dolphins came up close to people out on the water.
2014 Wellington Cup Day Fashion in the Field winner Charlotte Morr, centre, with judges, from left Heather du Plessis-Allan, Julia Lilly, Natalie Chan and Sopheak Seng.
AMANDA: "If I could have my kids, I would easily say I would stay in prison, but my kids suffer and that's what's finally made me realise this has to be it."
Fire fighters battle the Petone blaze.
Shark Bay, among the smoke and the scenery of White Island.
Fallen debris from trees, delaying traffic near Otaki.
A car went through the side of a salon in Havelock North.
New Year Eve sunset taken from above Moa point looking towards the South Island.
Peyton takes a swim in Lake Taupo.
The hurricane-force winds and heavy rain of the June storm smashed the south coast of Wellington. Roads were covered with debris and many areas were washed out. Pictured: the Esplanade looking towards Island Bay.
A moody Lyall Bay, the day after Boxing Day.
RICHARD ABBOTT: Oriental Bay - Please Wait to be Seated (Adults category)
"Male writers tend to get asked what they think and women what they feel" – Man Booker prize winning novelist Eleanor Catton.
An orca shows off for a Victoria University group near Kapiti Island.
Escape the Christmas crowds with a calming stay at the Scenic Hotel Marlborough.
Joe Benbow and his son Alfie, 4, take part in the Great Kidscan Santa Run on the Wellington waterfront.
A human cops an eyeful of some orcas, which splash about obliviously.
Steve Kerr, 16, among burnt out scrub behind his parents' Waterloo home.
Irene van Dyk, left, gets a ride in an inflatable rescue boat with Jess Lea and Corey Coburn during the Central Pulse pre-season training doing surf lifesaving at Lyall Bay.
In 1992, Aids sufferer Eve Van Grafhorst, who said she wanted to grow up to be a flight attendant, wore an Air New Zealand uniform for a flight to Wellington for a fundraiser to collect $15,000 for the Kiwi Kids with Aids trust.
MESSAGE FOR RICKI: Francisco Trejo, centre, has a special invitation for All Whites coach Ricki Herbert. ‘‘I’d like a Mexican team to open the door to him because he’s a great man of football.’’ Mr Trejo, who divides his time between a house in Mexico City and another in Los Angeles, says he made the trip because he has a passion for football, ‘‘which unites the world’’. His group of 15 fans arrived six days ago and leave tomorrow. They are thrilled to be in New Zealand, says Jose Carrilles, second right, who also lives in the United States. ‘‘Because of the way the people are, they receive us with kindness, they respect our passion.’’ Mr Trejo says the Mexican supporters try to respect every team they play, no matter how lowly ranked. ‘‘We have a saying, ‘everything is Mexico’s fault’ but any foreigner in Mexico we love, we treat well.’’
In 40 years of caricature, Murray Webb has sent up New Zealand's - and the world's - most famous faces.
Fire engulfs the buses at the Karori depot.
THE NATURAL LOOK: Shane Rangi when he is still a nice, normal person ...
A photo by Ross Horsburgh captures fireworks in action around Oriental Bay.
MODERN GRANDEUR: A souvenir for the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition.
Vicky Robertson's alternate design references Wellington's innovative, outside-the-square culture.
Some fans truly looked the Middle-earth part.
Eddie Tait and Alex Winfield lurch about as a pair of terrifying zombie children.
Amanda Norwood, left, and Kristin Centanni's flights to Auckland for Kristin's birthday have been delayed.
Christian Cullen in full flight in the 2000 NPC final.
A hazardous command unit set up on Bond St, opposite the Majestic Centre.
Demolition crews remove the fallen scaffiolding from the Willis St site.
Michelle Joyes grooms Winter (Toy Poodle)
Astrodelic Psychonaut by Erna and Karl Van Der Wat, Auckland. Winner of the Man Unleashed: Psychedelic Revival section.
25th Jubilee Guest.
BEST ARM FORWARD: Competitors strut their stuff at the NABBA Wellington Bodybuilding Championships at The Little Theatre, Lower Hutt.