The Fire Service says a potentially explosive cleaning product mix-up is behind an emergency at a rest home.
Police look for shotgun allegedly used in Makara Beach shooting - and a third suspect.
The sky above Wellington will be awash with fire tonight but fear not - we are not under attack.
Shoe Clinic has donated more than 90 pairs of running shoes to Wellington City Mission.
Three Wellington restaurants are offering returned servicemen and women a complimentary meal this Anzac Day.
A snap of the royal family could be the most-viewed image ever taken by a New Zealander.
An unsanctioned art protest against traffic congestion and parking wardens has been embraced as a suburban curio.
Wellington was alive Von Trapp family hopefuls as hundreds of children auditioned for The Sound of Music.
The chicken burger was the clear winner as Westpac Stadium rolled out its new menu.
Demolition of the burnt-out shell of a dilapidated house in Wellington should start in July.
Victoria University has ramped up security at a Wellington set of stairs after a string of attacks.
Police are following "positive lines of inquiry" into a suspicious fire at a Karori bus depot.
Two men charged over the shooting of a man at Makara beach have been remanded in custody.
Seriously wounded by a shotgun blast, a man fled several hundred metres along a dark and desolate beach to find help.
The future of Wellington's drinking water supply could be under threat from rising sea levels.
Two people are in police custody after a man was shot on a beach near Wellington early this morning.
Council adds $100,000 to graffiti busting fund
Wellington City Council has given its graffiti warriors a $100,000 funding boost
Hungry Hurricanes fans jumped at the chance to scoff down Westpac Stadium's new menu.
Jaywalkers are to blame for almost all crashes involving pedestrians in central Wellington.
There are fears a sexual predator is at work after two women were attacked in central Wellington.
There are fears a serial sexual offender is targeting women in central Wellington, after two attacks in the same area less than 24 hours apart.
Receivers are selling bankrupt developer Terry Serepisos' waterfront portfolio.
Shops flouting Easter trading rules are doing their employees a disservice, the retailers' union says.
A closer look at Mei Fan's sad end
To the people in her life, slain Miramar woman Mei Fan was not a victim - she was a mother, a lover, and a businesswoman establishing herself as a new migrant. Talia Shadwell reports on the five-month murder inquiry that led to the arrest of her husband, Michael Preston.
More riprap is desperately needed to save Breaker Bay's storm-eroded coastline, say residents.
Acrobatics, bowling, seeing cave weta up close, guided kitchen tours, shows and movies - Wellington has it all these school holidays.
A 1945 apartment block survived a mudslide almost intact, but its much newer neighbour was not so lucky.
Interislander ferries are being delayed and cancelled due to high winds and rising seas.
Oriental Bay residents were evacuated after a slip crashed into an apartment block last night.
Stephanie Sole "cried and cried" when she learnt her dream home could be taken away from her.
Te Papa photos bring war stories to life
An exhibition of World War I photos was opened with a ceremony at Te Papa today.
Wellington woman Mei Fan's estranged husband has been charged with her murder.
Wellington's hospitality industry is preparing for "double whammy" of liquor laws this weekend.
Customers who lost possessions in the Kilbirnie storage fire are pushing for an inquiry.
A Wellington man has been arrested and charged with murder in relation to the stabbing of a Miramar woman.
Westpac Stadium hopes to lure fans back with its new lounge, which features sea views.
MetService has issued a severe weather warning for much of northern and central New Zealand, including Wellington.
Convicted killer and child sex offender Phillip John Smith is to remain behind bars as his latest parole bid is rejected.
Cats are cavorting through properties at a rate of 49 million trespasses a year, according to a study.
A Wellington student who ordered synthetic LSD online was sentenced to community service.
There will no glass of wine with a movie this Easter after a cinema was refused a special licence.
Coroner predicts further problems with 'danger spots' Wellington's inner-city bypass.
Ohariu MP Peter Dunne wants NZ Transport Agency to withdraw Takapu Valley and Tawa motorway expansion plans.
Kilbirnie and Johnsonville have received minor boosts in Wellington's annual budget.
Fears have been raised over Wellington's inner city bypass following the death of a motorcyclist.
The symmetry of the Basin Reserve will be destroyed by a proposed flyover and new Basin pavilion, critics of the project say.
Wellington City Council has committed itself to bringing Christmas cheer to the city this year.
A judge has suppressed the name of the man charged with the arson of a Kilbirnie storage facility earlier this month.
Cook Strait ferry Stena Alegra has returned to service after being damaged last week.
Man arrested and charged with arson over a fire at a storage facility containing treasures including Oscar awards.
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