CAROLINE BROWN - The Wellingtonian
Wellington City Councillor John Morrison has promised not to cut Khandallah library's opening hours.
Controversial cuts to Wellington libraries will mean jobs lost and hours reduced, a union says.
An award-winning mountain bike park risks ''rapid decline'' without city council funding, organisers say.
The Golden Mile could become NZ's first smokefree CBD under a proposal made to council.
Plans to cut Khandallah Library's opening hours will put it on a path to closure, critics say.
NZ Bus is to be be sanctioned for the past two weeks' disruptions affecting Wellington buses.
Sir Ian McKellen is back in the capital to shoot the final scenes of The Hobbit trilogy.
Living in central Wellington has its perks, but for one couple it has been a 12-year noisy nightmare.
A man who took a taxi from Courtenay Pl to Carterton, a distance of about 85kms, initially ran off without paying the $200 fare.
Check here for any changes to your rail service tonight after the derailment.
Two teenagers on a stolen scooter led police on a low-speed pursuit in Wellington today.
Broadcaster John Campbell and All Black Conrad Smith are among the distinguished former students Victoria University will honour in July.
The father of a woman accused of murdering her baby faces rape and incest charges.
A new and improved Tawa Station will reopen on Monday, restoring order to the train commute for many residents.
The name of a prominent Wellington tax specialist who is in the High Court this week on $1.5m tax evasion charges can now be published.
A Wellington woman jailed for importing MDMA was told worse offenders have gone on to lead good lives.
Coroner: Sportswoman starved self to death
An inquest into the death of a former sportswoman who starved herself to death is under way.
A Wellington number is at the heart of a scam using Unicef’s name to get money out of people.
Campaigners have asked Wellington City Council to make the capital the first New Zealand city to embrace living wages.
Capital mayor bares all for a good cause
Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown got her girls out when the notoriously misspelt Topless Tce sign was handed over to the Breast Cancer Foundation yesterday.
Night class cuts bite
Wellington schools offering night classes are clinging to their depleted programmes despite dramatic drops in enrolment since government funding was slashed in 2010.
A group of film students with a fake gun sparked a police callout in central Wellington today.
Wellington City Council has acknowledged its high rate of turnover and the loss of 80 jobs.
A panel has ranked Museum of Wellington City and Sea among the top 50 museums in the world.
Disruptions affecting Wellington bus routes 1 and 3 are to continue this afternoon.
A female octopus received a special Mother's Day gift when she became an exception to the rule by surviving motherhood.
Victoria holds its biggest-ever graduation
Victoria University is to award more than 2400 qualifications this week.
A car and a motorcycle collided on SH1 between Johnsonville and Tawa this morning.
Hundreds of Wellington commuters are without a bus this morning, including the Airport Flyer.
Protection for historic south coast site urged
A massacre of 50 Maori at Wellington's Tarakena Bay has been brought to light thanks to a lucky Google search.
Wellington City Council could be fined up to $600,000 after discharging millions of litres of sewage without resource consent.
Wellington buses are being diverted after a power outage near the Basin Reserve.
Cook Strait ferry Aratere is back off the run suffering this time from radar and stabiliser problems.
Those looking to buy property in the Wellington region are facing an ever-increasing challenge, with prices up $20,000 since a year ago.
Drink-driver flees after crashing work 4WD
A man sitting in a parked car was shunted five metres after a a drunk driver crashed a work vehicle into his passenger side in Newlands this morning.
Wellington mum Sarah Christie has a new lease on life after beating ovarian cancer - and a new attitude to Mother's Day.
Intense heat kept firefighters from entering
Firefighters are at the scene of a large fire at a house on The Ridgeway in Mornington.
Wellington Zoo vets today bridged a kiwi's broken beak using a bone graft from her rib.
The mother of a man left with serious brain damage after he was bashed is disgusted her son's attacker has appealed his nine-year jail term.
A central Wellington traffic light has been hit by a bus for the second time in less than two months.
The bomb squad was called to destroy an artillery shell found under a Wellington house.
Legal funding has fallen through for Johnsonville residents fighting higher-density housing.
Ten per cent rates hikes could be on the cards if the Government tinkers with the way public transport is funded, the regional council has warned.
A 300-metre extension to Wellington Airport's runway could be finished by 2018, a spokesman says.
Thousands of litres of raw sewage were discharged into Cook Strait after Monday's deluge.
Thousands of litres of raw sewage was discharged off the south coast after heavy rain.
Traffic through the Hataitai shopping centre will need to slow down to 30 kilometres per hour.
Fifty-seven Wellington bus services did not run this morning after some failed safety checks.
Rankings released today show New Zealand's tertiary institutions are all "world class", an official says.
Police are investigating an accident which killed one man and left another injured yesterday.
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