As a massive fire engulfed the Wellington house, fire crews had to rush back to their trucks to stop people getting into them.
CuriousCity: eight kitchen staff feed up to 450 diners three times at day at the Royal Police College.
The stabbing victim from a brawl in Naenae is now in a stable condition in ICU.
OPINION: A few men's egos got in the way of a hard-fought and momentous resolution to the Taranaki Treaty claim – the latest in a long, shameful history.
The capital has come up with a bold plan to soften the blow of a major earthquake and sea level rise.
A two-storey design for the Basin Reserve gained support from mayoral candidate.
Wellington City Council staff are "victims of their own success" with almost 200 employees taking home six-figure paychecks.
Counselling service on alert as false investors strike twice in less than a year.
The Wellington Life Flight Trust help more than 100 people get urgent medical care every month.
Students told their ball was cancelled only two days out promised refunds if they can't make it to "secret" location.
An eastern ward council candidate is furious after finding his fliers in a recycling bin.
Haven't filled in your voting papers yet? Here's a few things you should know before you do.
Legal claim over faulty hip replacement devices progresses haltingly.
Corrections admits 500 inmates may be affected by a landmark ruling on when prisoners should be released.
Screws, bottles, fresh produce, a chicken bone and even a paua shell - all things found in places they shouldn't be.
Methampetamine, cannabis plants and ornamental eagle recovered in Wellington-wide searches.
Wellington documentary maker Costa Botes has told friends on Facebook he is one week into chemotherapy.
Helen Kelly keeps on fighting from her hospice bed.
OPINION: Bringing the "Peter Jackson experience" to Matiu/Somes Island could be a brilliant idea, if it's done carefully.
Cycle to work, ride home as bike racks arrive in Wellington.
An NZ study of seafood after a Japanese nuclear disaster has found there's radiation in what we eat - but not from that meltdown.
A New Zealand resident suspected of killing a woman in China to be freed on bail, despite the Government agreeing to extradite him.
New Zealand women won the historic right to vote but would they use it?
Wellington's main bus and train station is getting a spruce up, which could include five-star service.
Singapore Airline's first long-haul service to Wellington was greeted with a powhiri.
Trust elects not to exercise right of first refusal over Wellington landmark.
Wellington grocery store recently ordered to pay $53,000 for worker exploitation will be liquidated.
Opinion: Wellington is alive with building activity. What part does architecture play in the city's vision?
Concerns about response when woman showed determination to keep overdosing, coroner rules.
Immigration Minister says more resources allocated to busy Mumbai office, as quack doctors exposed.