Tiny plastic balls used in plastics manufacturing are fouling up Wellington's Evans Bay beach.
Newtown will crumble if cycle lanes replace car parks in the shopping centre, retailers say.
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.
'Significant' delays are expected into Wellington after a crash south of Porirua this morning.
Zoo keeper rebuked after big cat incident
A Wellington Zoo keeper has been rebuked after a child accessed a supposedly secure area for hand-feeding a tiger.
A target of 7000 new Wellington homes in five years is near-impossible to meet, says councillor.
Bus drivers have overwhelmingly thrown their support behind keeping the city's trolley buses.
The now-defunct Johnsonville RSA owes more than $280,000 to creditors, but there are hopes its spirit can be kept alive.
Cleaner water good news for waterfront divers
Thrill seekers wanting a dip should be able to leap back into the harbour this summer.
Wellington Airport is reworking its car parking, less than a year after a $5 million "horror show" overhaul.
Policewoman can't wait for southerly swell
Paula Tanuvasa is making waves as the first policewoman to call Wellington Harbour her office.
Construction of up to 7000 homes in Wellington will be fast-tracked.
Severe winds forecast to hit Wellington and motorists in winter's 'first real storm' tomorrow.
Private-public partnership plans for a Wellington Hilton will go out for public feedback.
Wellington High has been chosen as a positive model for other schools, as new bullying guidelines are launched.
Six fire engines and crew are battling a factory blaze south Wellington, near the zoo.
A man allegedly tried to thwart police by calling them and claiming his car had been crashed by two others.
Thousands of runners thudded down the capital's roads yesterday for the Wellington Marathon.
Bus services in Wellington and the Hutt Valley will be "severely affected" on Wednesday.
Wellington's historical cable car is looking to ratepayers and taxpayers for financial help to stop it going off the rails.
Favourite street puts its festival face on again
Forget the carnival - New Zealand's biggest street party is going to be CubaDupa.
Te Papa will make an $8 million loss this financial year, nearly double its forecast.
Friends pitch in for another ambulance for city
All it took was a quiet word from a former Wellington mayor and a few wines to raise the $250,000 needed for a new ambulance.
Wellington at night could someday twinkle, as smart streetlights turn themselves on and off as required, saving costs as well as the planet.
Police raid in Wellington nets drugs, weapons and a carving stolen from Te Papa.
Senja checks out her new digs at Wellington Zoo
Three-year-old tiger Senja has arrived safe and well at Wellington Zoo this morning.
Police are still determining the scale of offending after hundreds of Wellington storage units were burnt in April.
A lack of local election votes from expats has prompted a bid to get Wellington involved in an online voting trial.
Wellington's swankiest development opened
Wellington's lavish $180m Clyde Quay Wharf development was officially opened yesterday by mayor Celia Wade-Brown.
Mexican food has exploded on to the culinary scene like the burst of flavour from peppers and chillis.
Wellington City Council is refusing to be dictated to on its commitment to a living wage policy.
Two commuter trains into Wellington were halted by a stranded freight train today.
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