Wellington

Women-only gym split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it is happening.

Money for children's lunches

From left, David Stewart from Porirua Rotary, Jay Marson from Waitangirua Action Group, Tawa Rotary's Andrew Watson and ...

Jay Marson and Karina Ratana have had some of their financial burden lifted by the Tawa and Porirua Rotary clubs.

Roseneath fence: the sequel

The unobstructed view from the terrace of the Roseneath property.

Just when you thought the high-profile fence dispute between these Wellington neighbours couldn't get any more complicated, it has.

Snowboarder down but not out

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Ryan McKinstry from Wellington is lucky to be alive after a snowboarding ...

He's nursing several broken bones, but Ryan McKinstry wants to see more of the world once he's whole again.

SuchCrowd head to Melbourne

SuchCrowd co-founders, from left,Tin Htoo Aung, Jacob Manning and Abbe Hyde, will start operating their business, which ...

Crowdsourcing entertainment platform SuchCrowd is starting up in Melbourne.

Tempers flare at hospice meeting

Owen St resident Nick Granville tries to get an answer from Mary Potter Hospice's Devon Diggle over the proposed ...

Residents fire up at meeting to discuss a Wellington apartment block plan.

CuriousCity: Tugboats bring life into Wellington Harbour video

CentrePort's tugboat, Tapuhi, sits in Wellington Harbour.

It's a job that comes with views that are hard to match. Meet the team who operate the capital's tugboats.

Nineteen ejected from stadium

A view of Westpac Stadium during the second Bledisloe Cup test.

Police satisfied with crowd behaviour at Bledisloe Cup test, despite 19 evictions from Westpac Stadium.

The Great Kiwi Bee Count video

Agnes Archer-Rush, 2, will be taking part in the Great Kiwi Bee Count at ABC Mt Eden nursery in Auckland. "We need to ...

Gardeners and school children are being invited to run the very first "citizen science" survey of bee numbers in New Zealand.

Big search for missing Kiwi

Michael Junior Huria, who is thought to have ties to Wellington and Hawke's Bay, has been missing since Monday in ...

Massive search for Kiwi in Australia, after his disappearance in "highly unusual circumstances".

Proposal to shift freedom campers

Freedom campers get a taste of Wellington beach life at Owhiro Bay.

McEwan park in Lower Hutt could be the answer to Wellington's freedom camping woes.

Left Bank bar bid rejected

Left Bank on Cuba Mall has become a downtown haven for late-night drinking, vagrancy and anti-social behaviour.

Could a bar be the cause - or cure - for crime in a Wellington laneway?

Former roofer at NZ Fashion Week

Jerome Taylor says he "copped a bit of flak from the boys" when he made the switch from roofing to fashion design.

Jerome Taylor "copped a bit of flak from the boys" in Wainuiomata when he became a fashion designer.

Lester's street safety pledge

In 2014 the university and city council worked together to make the steps between the Terrace and Boyd Wilson park ...

Uni students back proposal to improve safety on Wellington's streets after reports of assaults.

ABs brighten sick kids' day

Jorden Riley and Ananda Acharya, meet All Black Dane Coles.

Young epilepsy sufferers at Wellington Hospital get to meet their All Blacks heroes.

Alleged protester gets bail

The ute that Ken Thurston allegedly drove on to the forecourt of Parliament on Budget Day 2016.

After more than two months in custody alleged Budget Day protester, Ken Thurston, gets bail.

NZ Post profit up, letters drop

AUCKLAND, AUCKLAND - APRIL 06:  New Lynn Kiwibank and Postshop on April 6, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. New Zealand ...

Postal service reports a $141m profit and parcel growth, but posties are delivering fewer letters.

Man in court after AOS callout

Armed police at the cordoned off Miriam St in Masterton last week. One of the men who allegedly sparked the callout, ...

Suspect arrested in armed police callout in Masterton last week has appeared in court.

All Blacks blackout partially lifted video

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen, right, with New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew.

Lunch guests will be allowed to see part of training run - but team deny they're paranoid about bugging.

Jailed then bailed

Andrew Averill made two court appearances, jailed at one and released on bail at the other.

Andrew Averill was sentenced to jail on Monday, but bailed on Thursday pending an appeal.

Teen rescued from Rimutakas

A helicopter was used to carry an injured teenager out of the Rimutakas after a mountainbiking accident during a school ...

Challenging weather makes for a daring rescue.

A heavy lift for light rail fans

Light rail has experienced a resurgence from the US to Australia recently, including in Melbourne, pictured.

OPINION: Light rail has its appeal, but the cost of bringing it to Wellington remains worrying.

The PM and the speeding motorcade

A road sign made fun of Helen Clark and Jim Sutton's speeding motorcade.

The Opposition was quick to criticise the prime minster's high speed motorcade - till their own leader had one of his own.

Coastguard base lost to blaze

Peter Feely stands in the charred portacom the Mana Coastguard used as a base.

A Porirua coastguard has had to move their operations inland after a fire scuppered their waterfront base.

New gate means less wait at airport video

Wellington Airport's five new e-gates.

Nearly 12 million people enter New Zealand each year and that entry just got faster.

Shops help visually impaired

Thomas Bryan from the Blind Foundation, left, and CQ Hotels Wellington general manager Olivier Lacoua, in the Cuba St ...

Wellington retailers introduce iBeacons so visitors who can't see can get around without asking for help.

Celebrating road patrollers

Three road patrol kids stand outside Newtown School, July 1966.




City Archives have these images (see snip below) ...

Not much has changed since 1966 for the road patrollers at a Wellington school.

Meet community candidates

Current members of Makara/Ohariu Boar, from left, Judy Liddell, Christine Grace (Chairwoman), Hamish Todd (Deputy ...

The rural Makara/Ohariu area in Wellington has eight people vying for six seats in this year's local election.

Preaching policy at the pub

Wellington mayoral candidates Jo Coughlan, Justin Lester, Nicola Young and Nick Leggett push their case to voters on the ...

Wellington's mayoral contenders debate the big issues over a pint at the Backbencher.

Gisborne's $1m Lotto win

Someone will be celebrating a big Lotto win in Gisborne on Wednesday night.

Someone in Gisborne will be raising a glass this evening after big Lotto win.

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