Police are hunting for a man with a sawn-off rifle who demanded cash from a Porirua dairy.
Trampers grateful they had beacon: "The helicopter came within the hour, it was amazing."
Woman killed in Kapiti Coast crash was first female Maori in CIB.
Fumes and dust are killing hundreds, sometimes years after their exposure.
Police accused of rights breach by stopping elderly women to gather details on euthanasia group.
The water was breath-takingly cold, but that didn't put some off a harbour swim.
The Wellington Folk Festival has welcomed big crowds to Wainuiomata this weekend.
Wellington teen Finn Lewis takes national title in TV gameshow Spellbound.
Fears that SPCA's web-only deal will exclude elderly and those without credit cards.
Vivienne Hill never knew her parents growing up. Now she helps others find theirs.
Head-on crash on the Kapiti Coast closed the main road out of Wellington for hours and left at least one person badly injured.
It's vitally important to Robyn, a gibbon at Wellington Zoo.
Wellington motorway returns to normal after crash causes traffic chaos for holidaymakers.
A Wellington blogger has found love, and a career, online.
Saturday night's not the night for dancing after demise of popular Wellington hot spot.
Aussie writer and former Wallaby laughs off the idea that any lasting harm has been done to NZ rugby.
Ministry of Education admits it didn't act with urgency it should have to stop autistic student being kept in seclusion.
Wellington shoppers divided on replicas of money box once sold under offensive name.
Kilbirnie resident was meant to get help bathing after displacing her hip - but no-one showed up.
Tyres have been slashed as parking frustrations grow in Miramar.
Wellington dairy owner admits "mistakes" over changes made to 100-year-old building.
Haywards Interchange one of a number of work sites motorists can expect to encounter.
Most of us have experienced the 3pm slump, where we reach for the chocolate to stave off hunger, only to regret it later.
Early psychiatric report said acquitted "playboy" had limited ability to socialise.
Capital & Coast DHB generates up to 5000kg of waste every day - so where does it all go?
Jola Josie McDonald has gypsy blood, her mother's spirit - and now a house truck to further her adventures.
The world's big issues occupy the minds of Porirua pupils heading to the Future Problem Solving nationals.
More than half of Kiwi parents say their kids are not equipped to deal with stress, says study.
Wellington now has a 'city ambassador' and a 'city scientist' after mayor Justin Lester dished out new portfolios.
Reports of a person carrying what appeared to be a firearm.