Arson-hit library given a helping hand
Leftover books from the annual DCM book fair will help to replace Paraparaumu School's devastated library,
Reducing the speed limit to 30kmh in the CBD is expected to save Wellington nearly half a million dollars a year.
The Salvation Army is planning to set up a new base in Newtown to house all its operations in the suburb.
The historic creche on Buckle St has reached its final resting place, but what it will be used for remains a mystery.
Firefighters are battling a serious house fire in Newtown.
An arson plagued flat on Allenby Tce in Wellington has been damaged by fire again.
A citizens' advisory panel has recommended the wrong cycleway options for Newtown, some locals say.
Deck the halls and skip the malls because Christmas is coming back to the golden mile.
Plans to slow down central Wellington traffic are one step closer.
A crash blocking a southbound lane of State Highway 1 into Wellington has now been cleared.
Several parts of the North Island can expect rain, snow or thunder today as a front moves north.
Wellington's infamous wind could prove to be a lifeline in the event of a big earthquake.
Concern is growing over mountainbike tack users defecating on nearby paths and road.
No competing with online sales
The owners of another independent Wellington bookshop closing its doors say the might of online juggernauts spelt the final chapter.
Ticket sales for this year's International Film Festival are up on previous years.
The Wellington Returned and Services Association is in danger of perishing along with its members.
The driver of a train that crashed in Lower Hutt two months ago tested positive for cannabis use.
Snow starts to fall on Rimutakas, and Wellington suburbs such as Karori and Wilton may also get flurries.
The 1950s polio epidemic created demand for specialist care, which led to the opening of intensive care units.
Former deputy mayor Ian McKinnon about having Prince Edward on staff, the differences between Celia Wade- Brown and Kerry Prendergast and why students haven't changed.
Demolition of houses above slip begins
Demolition of two slip-affected homes has started in the Wellington suburb of Kingston.
There's a call to install public toilets in Break Bay because visitors to the area are being caught short.
"Weird people", "undesirables" and beggars making Cuba Street shoppers feel unsafe.
But major projects will come at a cost
More Wellington ratepayers needed long term to help fund major projects, council told.
Fewer houses are being sold in Wellington as mortgage-lending restrictions have slowed buyers.
The first steps towards creating a second Terrace Tunnel in Wellington will begin this week.
Rongmei Fan's estranged husband has pleaded not guilty to having murdered her at her Miramar home last November.
Some heritage buildings are on shaky ground as 684 pre-1976 buildings revealed as quake risks.
Six men arrested after an alleged "chop shop" found in a Wellington suburb.
Newtown will crumble if cycle lanes replace car parks in the shopping centre, retailers say.
Tiny plastic balls used in plastics manufacturing are fouling up Wellington's Evans Bay beach.
Wellington's urban motorway is about to get bigger as part of a $50m project announced by NZTA yesterday.
Some trains were cancelled due to ice this morning after one of the coldest nights of the year.
Opponents of a six-storey waterfront office block want a five-year ban on any new development.
A group of inner-city dwellers have failed to get authorities to clamp down on two late-night bars.
A Wellington man has been sentenced to home detention for a range of drugs offences.
Wellington's tallest building was evacuated after a fire alarm went off around 4pm.
A big quake could shut Wellington down if key buildings aren't protected, council has been told.
Pop artists creates Newtown 'bus boutique'
Where most might have seen a blot on the urban landscape, Xoe Hall saw a blank canvas.
Almost eight months after a propeller broke off mid-sailing, Cook Strait ferry Aratere has returned from repairs in Singapore.
A plan to floodlight the Basin Reserve has won support from residents in neighbouring suburbs.
A first-time mother had a large surgical swab left inside her for nearly two weeks after giving birth to her daughter.
A woman who stole more than $27,641 from her employer sent most of it to a man who was conning her online.
More than 15,000 extra people are expected to be living in central Wellington in 30 years.
The Basin Reserve could be bathed in floodlight sooner than thought, opening it to other sports.
A church that has stood over Newtown for 130 years is for sale and could become apartments.
Work fixing the BNZ Harbour Quays building will not be completed until October.
A Lotto player from Wellington has struck it rich with a $1 million First Division win.
Lambs brain combo a treat for food challenge
A chef's entry to a Wild Food Challenge involves lambs brains and snails with a nod to the capital's undead obsession.
Use of exoskeletons as quake-strengthening for buildings could be limited amid concerns it takes up too much space.
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