Band of turbulent weather rolls past Auckland - but Hamilton, New Plymouth and Westport next on hit list.
Wellington bars are loath to help drunk patrons for fear of attracting police, owner says.
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.
Wellington bar can no longer sell alcohol after police raise concerns.
Daniel Blair is believed to be in the Wellington or Hutt Valley area.
'Always look at the upsides. Look at the downsides and you may miss something.'
Rescuers couldn't see him through the trees, so he had to direct them by phone.
The founder of Wellington's 'tin knee club' believes having your knee replaced should not slow you down.
Huge trove of stolen tradies' tools uncovered during Wellington drugs arrest.
$80,000 track improvements have been carried out on the Rimutaka Rail Trail.
Wellington's mayoral candidates have revealed where they stand on a council merger with Porirua.
"Everything is related, the coding is just the language that helps us all communicate," the event organiser says.
He says he wants Speaker's job, but John Key says he's "waving the white flag".
The popular Wellington beach did not escape the will weather unscathed.
NZTA warns traffic will be slow between Pukerua Bay and Paekakariki while storm damage is fixed.
Property manager defends Wellington loft with makeshift cubicles, which was labelled 'unliveable' by students.
A two car crash has closed one lane on the Rimutaka hill.
Roads, beaches and seawalls have all been engulfed by massive waves north of the capital.
Wellington loft with makeshift cubicles as bedrooms labelled "unlivable" by students and health experts.
An anchor thought to be close to 150-years-old has been pulled from Wellington Harbour.
Wellington's Otari-Wilton's Bush is home to roughly half of the country's 3000 native plants.
One of Moko Rangitoheriri's killers launches appeal, and argued at her sentencing she was driven to violence.