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.
A guide dog scared by Guy Fawkes fireworks has gone missing in Newtown, Wellington.
Sale of legal highs could be limited to Wellington's CBD if council passes proposed policy.
Cost of strengthening Wellington's tallest building blows out again to $83.5 million, more than doubling original estimates.
Man who fled armed police in central Wellington after a car chase on SH2 pleads guilty.
The number of fines handed out for not registering dogs has halved in the past year, despite fewer reminders being sent to owners.
The million-dollar Vogelmorn Bowling Club land and buildings might yet be saved for the community.
Although dirty dairying is largely blamed for the poor state of rural rivers, Wellington's urban waters are far from pristine.
Wellington City Council has agreed to back a $100 million convention centre and Hilton Hotel.
A Victoria University researcher will use a $300,000 grant to sift through soil to develop antibiotics.
From Wellington to Kapiti on foot
About 80 people are walking from Wellington city to the Kapiti Coast as part of a disaster preparation exercise.
Victoria University has taken a - mostly symbolic - step away from putting its money into fossil fuels.
A man remains in hospital tonight after a crash on a main route along the Kapiti Coast at rush hour.
Lack of proper care by senior doctors led to permanent disability of recently born baby.
Wellington City Council is likely to vote in favour of a $100 million hotel/convention centre for the capital.
Hutt City Council is taking legal advice as the Wellington region braces for an amalgamation.
Richard Stilwell has gone from guarding the Prime Minister to sweeping up dog fur.
Wellington vibrated with the sound of "om" as hundreds of people stretched and twisted for the city's first Free Yoga Day.
Three options for a legal high district within Wellington's CBD have been mooted by the city council.
Miramar Peninsula is next in line for blue tsunami warning markers.
The Wellington Opera House is getting a major face-lift even though it has been yellow-stickered.
Drunk women assaulted weekly, say police as they appeal Wellington liquor laws.
Wellington businessman Tim Brown talks about working for Lloyd Morrison, Fringe Festival and being hit by a bus.
Zealandia's visitor numbers have hit a record high on the back of its lower ticket prices.
Empty for more than 25 years, the NZDF's former store and headquarters in Mt Cook could face demolition.
Two of Wellington's popular fruit and vegetable markets are operating on school grounds without permission.
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