'The recreation paradigms are shifting and we need to move with them' - Wellington council boss.
From building off-cuts to sleeping vagrants - all sorts turn up in the St Vinnies clothing bins.
A $250,000 digger was dragged out of the surf at Kapiti - but how did it end up there?
Workers made a dangerous find while digging outside a Wellington school.
Embroidered vestments more than 100 years old stolen nicked from Wellington church.
If boxing can help at-risk boys, why not girls too?
Wellington City Council axes plans for a cat curfew but all moggies may need a microchip.
Porirua suburb of Cannons Creek, Wellington, tops property investor list - but not everyone is happy.
Wellington City Council is putting the future of the Island Bay cycleway in residents' hands.
New Zealand urged not to buy into "out of control hype" or wage war on meth problem.
Liam Parsons may only be 4, but he's got what it takes.
Court rejects arguments against a children's village in a well-to-do neighbourhood.
The name of Mark Blumsky - usually associated with with shoes and politics - is now tied to hydroponic herbs.
Peter Niko may have tried to talk his way into another house before going to his 65-year-old victim's home.
Defendant remains mentally very unwell, and is being monitored, judge says.
Police responded to a what looked like an emergency flare burning off the Kapiti coast.
Mabel the kitten acts as the eyes for her blind friend Murdock.
Lifetime of saving, and a diet of lettuce and mayo sandwiches, pays off for Llewelyn Griffiths.
Wellington bars are loath to help drunk patrons for fear of attracting police, owner says.
Term is outdated, police adviser says. In fact, most abusers are known to their victims.
Band of turbulent weather rolls past Auckland - but Hamilton, New Plymouth and Westport next on hit list.
Regina Tito slept at train stations, streets - even toilets. "It is warm, and you can lock the doors, so that's safety."
A man's body was found in a car beside the Wellington motorway on Thursday morning.
A large fire has broken out in a Hawke's Bay forestry block.
Wellington school kids urged to walk in groups after reports of "suspicious activity".
After a gala opening night, Wellington's David Jones is now set to open its doors to the public.
The people who stopped the Basin Flyover have halted this crumbling edifice's demise - at no small cost.
Lowering the drink-driving limit had little effect on reducing deaths last year.
More snarling in court as apartment block directors face opposition from residents.
The charity is investing $2.7m in building one of the largest solar networks in the country.