Ohariu MP Peter Dunne says there were concerns the site would be sold.
Wet and cold, Susi Wassong was refused entry and wheeled to a soundless, viewless exit hallway.
Every year, a group braves chilly Wellington waters to pay respect to a man who died in an 1852 shark attack.
Tourist who flipped a car and hit two others in Wellington ends his holiday with a $400 fine.
Accuser believes believes other medical professionals covered up incident.
Wellingtonians should brace themselves for a third storm system in less than a week.
Strong apple harvest promises to have supermarkets restocked within two weeks.
Large hole in Featherston St caused by leaking pipe will impact traffic for a few more days.
Lengthy delays that hit those heading south on SH1 to Wellington this morning have now cleared.
OPINION: Forget what the tournament used to be - it's still a good event.
Kiwis are taking out bigger student loans and taking more time to pay off the debt.
Wellington came close to running dry, but its leaking pipe wasn't bad enough to trigger an alarm.
Shunning its boozy "mates day out" reputation hurt the Wellington Sevens, marketing expert says.
Fake Nike footwear, counterfeit Disney-brand clothes and phony GHD hair straighteners among items seized.
Justin Lester accepts that fixing lateral pipes should be the remit of Wellington City Council.
Wellington's day to celebrate pacific culture has been cancelled due to bad weather.
Mary Culpan celebrated her 50th birthday by visiting 50 of New Zealand's back-country huts.
Wellington came dangerously close to running dry after the city's main water supply pipe sprang a leak.
140kmh winds cancel flights and cause part of Wellington's CBD to close due to unstable glass.
Clean-up dive in Wellington Harbour fishes up a biosecurity surprise, starring a snake and a scorpion.
The man who delivered us the Rugby World Cup says the writing is on the wall for Wellington Sevens.
Wellington Harbour holds many treasures, and a whole lot of junk too.
US ex-pats show their colours as hundreds protest Trump's inauguration in Wellington.
They worked together on the first Black Seeds album in 2001, now they're working on the sixth.
New regulations designed to shield Wellington from big earthquakes could cost homeowners.
Wellington has plenty on its plate in 2017 with the ongoing threat of 'the big one' looming large.
Councils' plans to fight rising sea levels threaten coastal property ownership.
Teach a child how to behave in an earthquake, and they'll show their parents.
The 14-year-old was left waiting for her mum in an interview room for six hours.
Concerns about the aggressiveness of Porirua's beggars has prompted the mayor to look at a ban.