Fire fighters have extinguished a blaze at an Indian restaurant in central Wellington.
Senior public servant Debbie Chin will continue as interim CCDHB chief executive until March 2015.
A lucky Wellington man realised he won Lotto's $250k first division a month after the draw.
Leave Wellington's waterfront alone and stop trying to build ugly buildings the public don't want, Wellington city councillors have been told.
Car park leases for disabled Victoria University students have been scrapped by council.
A Basin flyover won't necessarily alleviate rising amounts of traffic in central Wellington, a transport planner says.
Wellington women were urged to help their less fortunate global counterparts at a glitzy event.
Two Khandallah schools were hit by arsonists who set fire to rubbish bins early this morning.
The football fraternity has paid tribute to one of the men responsible for the rise of the Wellington Phoenix.
Police chase in Wellington ends in arrest of two after firearm incident in Kilbirnie.
The drama began with police banging on the door of an upmarket apartment in the early hours on the morning.
A suspected P lab had been running just metres from Wellington's central police station for months.
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A tramping hut upgraded a year ago at a cost of $300,000 has not passed a building inspection.
Historic church needs funds if it is to undertake critical strengthening work.
Charges laid as police say there is still a risk of fire or explosion at a P lab in luxury Wellington apartments.
A cat unable to move and with maggots in its mouth had to be destroyed, a judge says.
Residents near the Johnsonville line might have to put up with squealing trains until 2020.
An overnight storm that had winds reaching 110kmh has also affected flights at Wellington Airport.
A warrant to arrest a Wellington tax advisor is to be issued if he does not show up in court in two weeks.
Wellington's Bolton Hotel has been reopened after a bomb scare prompted an evacuation today.
Transport committee opts for faster, bigger buses over light rail for Wellington.
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Wellington Hospital has been slated for care failings after doctors were too busy to see to an elderly woman who died.
Dogs put best paws forward for role in Annie
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It's a hard dog's life for the canines waiting for their shot at a role in stage musical Annie.
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Budding constables will be shining their boots with extra vigilance as the Porirua Police College spruces up for a Royal visit.
Council 'hopelessly inadequate' on leaky homes
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Ratepayers are picking up a $1.9m leaky home bill because the WCC failed to do its job.
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Wellington police have apologised for failing to follow up an assault that put a young man in hospital.
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Newtown market shoppers were surprised to find themselves hit with a $65 parking fine this weekend.
Newtown packed out for annual fair
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More than 75,000 people are expected to attend the Newtown fair in Wellington today.
A motorcylist has come off worse in a collision between his bike and a truck and trailer carrying a digger on the Rimutaka Hill Road.
Shelly Bay, once described as a jewel of Wellington, is rotting away.
A radical revamp is proposed for Wellington's rush-hour rail service. What do you think?
Reducing the inner-city speed limit to 30kmh would not stop most injuries to pedestrians and cyclists, research suggests.
Police search waters for a disguise Wellington woman Mei Fan's killer may have worn.
The Wellington coroner has taken aim at the region's mental health services after a patient committed suicide.
A Terrace building was cordoned off after part of a window fell several storeys last night.
There is a simple reason why Option X did not measure up to the Basin Reserve flyover.
Cuba St festival revival on the cards
Mayor Celia Wade-Brown unveils plans to fund two big new parties for the city.
A woman was left in critical condition after she was hit by a bus in Manners St, Wellington.
An office block in central Wellington will be turned into a new hall of residence for Victoria University students.
Buildings along a 2km stretch of Old Hutt Rd were evacuated due to a strong smell of gas.
Tenders for the demolition of the portico between the civic building and the library are about to be sought.
About 2000 customers lost power in Wellington's eastern suburbs this afternoon.
Wellington Police are hunting a possibly-armed convict who has breached his prison release conditions.
Wellington Cable Car's $1.9m new terminal will be officially opened next Thursday.
Two wheelchair-bound stranded fliers were forced into a risky 4km odyssey last night. • Flights resume after fog
A recently released prisoner has pleaded guilty to stealing from a Wellington supermarket.
A woman in her underwear lying on a table in a prominent Wellington building has attracted attention today.
Tech problems have made Wellington's "real-time" bus info something of a misnomer.
A window fell from a Customhouse Quay high-rise and smashed on the pavement below this afternoon.
A 22-year-old woman fought off a sexually-motivated attack in a Wellington suburb last night.
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