It shook homes and rattled residents - but what caused the explosion in eastern Wellington last night?
Wellington is today in for its hottest day of summer so far.
A specialist rope rescue team was required to save a man stuck on a cliff face on Wellington's South Coast.
Work has begun on a new $3.5 million reservoir above the south Wellington suburb of Melrose.
It's hotter, drier and less windy
Wellington is basking in a January blessed with higher temperatures, and less wind and rain than in the past 52 years.
Titahi Bay radio mast has broadcast news of wars, mankind on the Moon, and the Queen's coronation.
More than eight per cent of the Wellington region's shop space is vacant.
Political journalist Barry Soper may be known at home, but in Indonesia he was just a tourist a cop tried to con.
Another PostShop is to close, this time Thorndon.
Wellington's popular Irish bar Molly Malones has closed.
Wellington District Court was evacuated this morning due to a strange smell on one of the floors
Police welcome the rejection of Wellington City Council's plan to extend late night drink hours.
An Environment Court ruling that blocked demolition of a Lambton Quay heritage building created a precedent.
Ian Athfield has left Wellington richer, writes Michael Forbes
Petone celebrates 175 years since ship landed
Petone's first settlers would recognise the hoop skirts and horse-drawn carts to be seen on the foreshore on Monday.
Countdown is opening a supermarket in the heart of Wellington city later this year.
A Wellington bar patron trashed $3000 of trees after being told to leave the premises because he was drunk.
A woman who tipped from her kayak in the sea off Wellington has been saved.
A man rolled a stolen car and then fled the scene after a lunch time crash in the central city.
Six arrested after a Wellington 24-hour store was robbed and a worker assaulted.
Victoria University's city campuses' multimillion-dollar project aimed at attracting more students.
If your New Year resolution is to save more, don't test your luck parking on Victoria St.
There was an explosive sound when a window pane fell from Wellington's most famous high-rise.
A "person of interest" in a homicide investigation, arrested on unrelated charges, was on the run for over a month, his mother says.
An unbroken run of sunny weather could lie ahead for Wellington in the next five days.
OPINION: Wellington needs cheap, reliable public transport to arrest its declining use and get more cars off our congested roads.
A classroom in Khandallah was gutted by fire early on Wednesday morning, leaving little but a few fire-damaged resources.
Sitting in Civic Square on a sunny day, it's hard to recall that Wellington's most impressive public space used to be just another road.
Wellington's cenotaph upgrade should be completed well before April's WWI centenary commemorations.
A $2.5 million upgrade of the area around Wellington's cenotaph is taking shape.
Plans to charge ratepayers for using public parks and beaches for events are being scrapped.
Opponents of plans to pull down Island Bay's battered sea wall may get a reprieve
A trolley bus is blocking Lambton Quay after part of an overhead wire snapped.
Wellington's new war memorial park is rising out of the dirt in Buckle St.
Animal hospital marks milestone
It was the arrival of a certain emperor penguin that jumpstarted the success of The Nest hospital at Wellington Zoo.
Wellingtonians have not been spending as much as Aucklanders and Cantabrians.
Renowned festival's next offering: 120 shows
Wellington's Fringe Festival turns 25 next year and returns with another 120 quirky offerings.
Seatoun Park playground has little more than a rusty slide and swings, but Seatoun community members are fighting to keep it.
Reserve Bank's new fakeproof bank notes will feature images by photographer Rob Suisted.
Santa's helpers spread Yuletide cheer
Santa's elves have braved Wellington's high winds to hang decorations around the city, including two Christmas trees.
Blond wood, double glazing replace '70s mint-green and apricot in revamped housing block.
Johnsonville's $16m community hub going ahead, and council won't be leasing the space.
A multi-vehicle crash caused delays on the motorway into Wellington this morning.
Chairs, a table, television and even a season of Baywatch on DVD have been fished out of Wellington harbour.
More tales of Wellington passengers getting trapped in bus doors have emerged.
A parking meter glitch means Wellingtonians are unable to pay for a park using text-to-pay or credit cards.
150 years of news: reforming delinquents
Concerns over youth committing crimes or being out of work are nothing new.
Teenager Matthew Strawbridge went from hero to Xero after the boss of the multibillion tech firm offered him a summer internship.
Police warn drivers to slow down, with another hi-tech speed camera going live in Wellington.
They all hailed King Dick
He lived in Wellington for only 14 years, but what years they were. King Dick was probably the most beloved animal in the city during his lifetime.
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