Strong winds cancel flights video

A plane has a rough landing in Wellington.

Planes are cancelled and drivers are being warned to take care as high winds slam Wellington.

No conviction for child porn

A Wellington IT professional was discharged without conviction after admitting to 47 counts of possessing child pornography.

A Wellington man on 47 charges of possessing child porn has been discharged without conviction.

Have you seen this man?

This man is wanted by police after a number of robberies in the Wellington area.

Police believe the man is behind a number of burglaries.

Kittens visit Stuff's newsroom video

This SPCA kitten is dreaming of a brighter future.

When we learnt felines would be carted throughout workplaces on Friday, we were loath to miss out.

Lawyer appeals against drug convictions

Lawyer Keith Jefferies wants drug convictions removed.

A former drug-using lawyer has lost work and his lodge membership, court hears.

More drunk attacks in Wellington

Tony Winitana 19, was bashed by two strangers on Courtenay Pl on Sunday morning and needed surgery to his broken jaw. Police are looking for the offenders.

The emergency room is getting up to eight people a night who have been assaulted while out drinking.

Teen's jaw smashed in random attack video

Tony Winitana in Wellington Hospital after the attack.

A Wellington student has had three plates inserted into his face after a brutal attack.

When teenagers could drink (legally)

It has been 16 years since New Zealand's drinking age was lowered from 20  to 18.

It has been 16 years since a law change that allowed some high school students to drink alcohol.

Suppression shield bypassed

University of Otago is defending action taken against an employee who had appeared in court.

Judges may have to make exceptions to suppression orders.

Seven days of sevens festival

Wellington Sevens ticket sales slumped in 2015 and police cracked down hard on bad behaviour, so in an attempt to lure back true rugby fans sevens organisers slashed ticket prices and changed the date and days of the 2016 event.

Wellington hosting a 'seven days of sevens' festival on the waterfront and civic square.

Wellingtonian bursts into tears over return of stolen trailer

Wellingtonians Simon and Sophie Legge were delighted police returned their stolen trailer. And this time about four years ago, their van got pinched.

Police returned a family's livlihood and brought them to tears.

Wanted: A few good men

Wellington's new Big Buddy mentoring co-ordinator Dave Burcher.

Dave Burcher is looking for a bunch of good Kiwi blokes.

Injured bird takes free flight

An injured northern royal albatross found off the coast of Kaikoura was treated at Vet Care Kaikoura before being flown up to Wellington for further treatment.

Air NZ has flown an injured albatross, found off the Kaikoura coast, to Wellington for specialist treatment.

Package 'looked like bomb'

The robot sent to detonate the suspicious item inside the cordon.

Police say a device left in Lambton Quay was deliberately made to look like an explosive.

Joyce dampens runway hopes

Wellington's political leaders are becoming increasingly confident the runway extension will get off the ground.

Wellingtonians excited but Government yet to be convinced the runway extension will fly.

'Bomb' cordon lifted video

L-R:  Bomb disposal experts neutralise the suspicious package on the pavement outside McDonalds on Lambton Quay in Wellington.

Bomb disposal robot called in to explode suspicious package in Lambton Quay.

Ferry could go faster

Strait Shipping is seeking resource consent for the Strait Feronia to travel at 18 knots through the Marlborough Sounds.

Scientists to conduct wave testing as part of faster ferry application.

Talking turkey for Thanksgiving video

Pieter Nolle at the Downtown Community Ministry Traditional American Thanksgiving hosted by the American Embassy at the Wesley Church Hall.

About 200 of Wellington's most vulnerable enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving lunch on Wednesday.

Protest hailed as success video

Police attempt to talk down Greenpeace protesters who scaled NIWA ship
Tangaroa in Wellington.

A court date has been set for Wellington Greenpeace protesters who stormed a NIWA research vessel.

Cruise ships worth $65m to Wellington

Explorer of the Seas, one of the biggest cruise ships to visit Wellington this season arrived in the Wellington on Wednesday, where passengers spent the day enjoying the capital.

Cruise ship passengers arrive in New Zealand with Auckland on their mind but leave talking about Wellington, says a cruise boss.

Pukeko Pictures creates WotWots sister series

Pukeko Pictures has signed a development deal with Chinese entertainment group, Guangdong Huawen Century Animation Company, to produce ???Kiddets???, a sister series to Pukeko Pictures??? hit pre-school animated series, The WotWots.

Deal will see Sir Richard Taylor's company develop a show called 'Kiddets'.

Out-of-control dart gets monkey

Winnie, the Wellington Zoo spider monkey that was hit by a wayward tranquilliser dart.

Winnie the Wellington Zoo spider monkey was minding her own business ... then, thwak.

Runway extension: How it will work gallery video

Wellington Airport Runway Extension.

Read what the independent experts had to say about Wellington Airport's runway extension.

Big gains from runway gallery video

Experts say Wellington Airport's runway extension could pump $2b into the national economy

Cheaper flights and revenue boost tipped if Wellington Airport extends runway as planned.

Young ones bring nature back

The moa surrounded by children at the Imagine My City launch.

Ahead of next week's climate conference in Paris, Wellington children make plans closer to home.

Ship protest over video

The three Greenpeace protesters on the gantry of the Tangaroa research ship in Wellington Harbour.

Three Greenpeace protesters have climbed down from their perch on the Tangaroa research ship.

Case for longer runway builds

An impression of what Wellington Airport's runway extension might look like.

OPINION: Wellington should not submit to miserliness and give up on a proper runway too soon.

Wind sculpture broken

The Akau Tangi sculpture on Cobham Dr in Evans Bay will be taken down for repairs in the coming weeks.

The cone sculpture in Cobham Dr that moves with the wind will be removed for repairs after two cones fell off.

David Jones plans for new store

David Jones head of property Cristie Gordon travelled from Sydney to update the Property Institute about plans for its new store.

Wellingtonians' "appetite" for luxury goods and big spending habits attracted David Jones to the capital.

Mei Fan guilty verdict video

Mei Fan at her birthday celebrations on November 4, 2013. Her body was found just six days later.

Mei Fan was one of two Wellington women who died weeks apart after seeking help.

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