Officers recovering at home

Young front-line constable resting at home after second attack on police officers yesterday.

Regional council super-splitty

Wellington's regional council is split down the middle on whether to scrap super-city idea.

Spark service falters

Telco says a hardware failure brought down its mobile network this afternoon.

Two charged over arson

Two men have been arrested following arson attacks at a shopping mall and a scout hall in a Wellington suburb.

What's on in Wellington: February 19 to 26

Music, comedy, theatre, film, and the festive season. Here's what's on in Wellington.

Super-city debate lacks political will

Local authority amalgamation debate has descended into farce, according to one Wellington regional councillor.

Newtown's birthday bash

Yoga and tai chi are partly to thank for Newtown Community and Cultural Centre's continued good health.

Playgrounds back on agenda

Seatoun resident Susan Stanford wants Wellington City councillors to look closer when deciding on the future of the city's play areas.

From wizards to St Mary's

Talia Carlisle talks to St Mary's College principal Catherine Ryan.

Fringe bus keeps driving

Those wanting to hop on the Fringe bus will have to be ready because this is one festival that's not slowing down.

Erin's mission: Sport for all

If Erin Fitzgerald doesn't see her job helping disabled people into sport as a lifetime career, it's not because of lack of commitment.

Bike lanes revealed

Cycleways could be fast tracked in Wellington with Island Bay, Kilbirnie and Newtown the big winners.

Old Post building up to code

The owners of the former Evening Post building in Willis St are pleased with the strengthening project that has lifted their office block to 90 per cent of code.

Majestic Centre evacuated

A fire in Wellington's tallest building has been put out.

Watkins murder-accused in court

19-year-old woman appears in Hutt Valley District Court charged with murder of Adam Watkins.

Back in time and several storeys ago . . .

The tallest building in Wellington, The Majestic Centre, right, under construction in 1989.

Capital mansion sells for $3.7m

It has a tennis court, heated pool, spa, a library and views over Wellington - and all for less than $4 million.

Campers take over bay

Owhiro Bay has turned into a camping ground and residents aren't happy.

Bond St makeover an 'abomination'

Not all Wellington City councillors are happy about the new pedestrian area in Bond St.

Boom tipped for Capital

Big infrastructure projects are helping fuel growth in Wellington's commercial property market.

Hundreds left stranded

Bow door plays up on busy day

Hundreds stranded as issues with Interislander's Kaitaki ferry delay crossings for over four hours.

School accidents costly

Accidents in Wellington schools cost the taxpayer just over $800,000 last year.

Jamie's dinners

Popular chef bringing his cuisine to the Capital

Diners will soon be chowing down Jamie Oliver's dishes in the heart of Wellington.

Cheers to $500k from beer fans

Brewer Yeastie Boys raised $500,000 in less than 30 minutes after launching a crowdfunding campaign.

Man attacked in city centre

A man has been beaten and robbed while walking along a central Wellington street.

Suburban blast remains a mystery

It shook homes and rattled residents - but what caused the explosion in eastern Wellington last night?

It's going to be hot

Wellington is today in for its hottest day of summer so far.

Man rescued from cliff

A specialist rope rescue team was required to save a man stuck on a cliff face on Wellington's South Coast.

New reservoir for south Wellington

Work has begun on a new $3.5 million reservoir above the south Wellington suburb of Melrose.

Summer in the city

It's hotter, drier and less windy

Wellington Summer

Wellington is basking in a January blessed with higher temperatures, and less wind and rain than in the past 52 years.

Mast-er of the airwaves

Titahi Bay radio mast has broadcast news of wars, mankind on the Moon, and the Queen's coronation.

Golden Mile losing its shine

More than eight per cent of the Wellington region's shop space is vacant.

Television couple in Bali shakedown

Political journalist Barry Soper may be known at home, but in Indonesia he was just a tourist a cop tried to con.

Thorndon PostShop to close

Another PostShop is to close, this time Thorndon.

Irish luck runs out for Molly Malones

Wellington's popular Irish bar Molly Malones has closed.

Court evacuated due to bad smell

Wellington District Court was evacuated this morning due to a strange smell on one of the floors

Opening hours curbed

Police welcome the rejection of Wellington City Council's plan to extend late night drink hours.

Blocking of demolition a 'precedent'

An Environment Court ruling that blocked demolition of a Lambton Quay heritage building created a precedent.

Igloos stuck in people's minds

Ian Athfield has left Wellington richer, writes Michael Forbes

Festival honours settlers

Petone celebrates 175 years since ship landed

Petone's first settlers would recognise the hoop skirts and horse-drawn carts to be seen on the foreshore on Monday.

Mini supermarket for Cable Car lane

Countdown is opening a supermarket in the heart of Wellington city later this year.

Trees trashed

A Wellington bar patron trashed $3000 of trees after being told to leave the premises because he was drunk.

Kayaker's lucky rescue

A woman who tipped from her kayak in the sea off Wellington has been saved.

Stolen car crashes in Wellington

A man rolled a stolen car and then fled the scene after a lunch time crash in the central city.

Six arrested over robbery

Six arrested after a Wellington 24-hour store was robbed and a worker assaulted.

Vic uni's expansion under way

Victoria University's city campuses' multimillion-dollar project aimed at attracting more students.

Victoria St tops ticket earnings

If your New Year resolution is to save more, don't test your luck parking on Victoria St.

Window falls from high rise

There was an explosive sound when a window pane fell from Wellington's most famous high-rise.

Accused 'of interest'

A "person of interest" in a homicide investigation, arrested on unrelated charges, was on the run for over a month, his mother says.

Sunny holiday outlook

An unbroken run of sunny weather could lie ahead for Wellington in the next five days.

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