Wellington needs a balance between better roading and improved public transport, writes David Swann.
The Basin Flyover, a second Mt Vic tunnel, alternatives to light rail - what does the capital really need?
They say dreams are free, but Celia Wade-Brown's light-rail one comes with a $940m price tag.
Wellington Airport needs to double its planned 300-metre runway extension, pilots say.
A second two-lane tunnel through Mt Victoria could be open to traffic within a decade.
The price of a light rail system for Wellington has skyrocketed, with Mayor Celia Wade-Brown now conceding it looks unrealistic.
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Another example of the PC world we live in or a genuine health and safety issue?
There will be no more scratching for change at Wellington parking meters anymore - drivers can now pay with Snapper.
Water has been restored to homes in the Wellington suburbs of Crofton Downs, Ngaio and Khandallah.
Light rail is one of three options still being looked at as part of the Wellington's Spine Study.
Beggars hounding pedestrians for spare change has led to the council deciding to install charity boxes.
Wellington City Council's executive have had to ditch their rose-tinted glasses after a new survey found staff morale was nowhere near as high as expected.
Residents' relief at being allowed back home after a huge slip has been tempered by anger at council.
It's a dubious honour, but a city suburb has a claim to be home to Wellington's coldest streets.
A horse which slipped inside its float and got its head stuck had to be cut free today.
Neighbours of the historic Wellington Prison are concerned the site could fall into the hands of private developers.
A Peter Jackson Hobbit fantasy involving fire-breathing dragons got a bit too real on a Wellington film set.
Blood pressure op trialled in Wellington
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Twenty-minute operation to treat high blood pressure said to reduce killer strokes and heart attacks.
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A cyclist has been taken to hospital after crashing into a roadside barrier near Petone.
A nose-to-tail crash that blocked the Mt Victoria tunnel caused serious traffic delays this afternoon.
Dwarfs, a wizard, and everyone who is anyone donned their best for the Roxy's Great Gatsby ball last night.
The drive to get Wellington's wildlife flocking to suburban gardens has truly taken flight.
Cool and creative - but who are we really?
We go in search of the real capital city, to find out what makes us Absolutely Positively Wellington.• The Wellington Report: Day six
They have been strolling Wellington's streets for eight generations, and don't plan to pack up any time soon.
We don't need a Sky Tower, because nobody likes a copycat.
National museum Te Papa has paid out $1.18 million in redundancies to 31 staff in a restructure.
The Wellington High Court has been evacuated and staff sent home early for the weekend, after a small fire was discovered on the roof.
The retirement village in which a man lay dead for a fortnight has been cleared of any wrongdoing.
The city's chief exec is disappointed after council pushed Wellington's rates rise further.
Restricting city bar entry after 1am could be the "biggest crime prevention opportunity" in years.
Will the proposed runway extension at Wellington Airport turn out to be an economic game changer or big white elephant? • Wellington Report, Day 5
Before Wellington can get on with the important business of building new things, it needs to make sure its old things do not fall down.
OPINION: My vision is for a prosperous forward-looking smart capital. Wellington's future is connected, collaborative and creative.
It is likely that land will have to be reclaimed in order to build the runway extension.
Investors have welcomed the news that a Wellington financial advisor has been charged with running an alleged Ponzi scheme.
Crunch time for real estate agent
A Wellington driver got a "hell of a fright" when the hydraulic arm of a truck shunted his car while downtown this afternoon.
Wellington definitely needs a purpose-built convention centre - but a casino won't be a part of it, the city's new chief executive says.
A car has crashed in Wellington after swerving to avoid items that fell off another vehicle.
Councilllors have voted unanimously to go ahead with the $43.7m strengthening of Wellington's Town Hall.
Excavation work has started on a $6 million upgrade of Johnsonville's Keith Spry pool.
St Patrick's College, Kilbirnie, moved into the future with the opening of its new artificial turf last week.
Sensitive notes on 65 mental health patients are still missing after being left on a bus.
Wellington is a government town, but has it become over-reliant on government?
• The Wellington Report, day four: Governance
If council boss Kevin Lavery gets his way - and he probably will - the capital faces a shake-up.
• The Wellington Report, day four
Staff cuts to public service not as severe as widely believed or reported.
We ask our mayors and GWRC: What's holding us back and what do we need for greatness
What former mayors Mark Blumsky and Kerry Prendergast would do if they were still in charge.
Wellington MPs' Q&A on Wellington, amalgamation and what city needs. Then have your say...
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce identifies six reasons for the region to be optimistic.
Wellington City Council chief executive Kevin Lavery has been in the job less than three months, and is already ruffling feathers.
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