Wellington

Smiling through the pain

An aerial MRI of Kiri's skull, with the front of her head at the left. The cyst is the white blob in the centre.

"When it gets bad, it feels like my head is going to explode," 24-year-old Renee says.

Would runway land more gigs?

The crowd at AC/DC's Wellington concert get into the swing of things.

Big-name artists would be more likely to play Wellington if city lengthens its airport runway.

CBD traffic: it's quicker to walk

Taranaki and and Vivian streets at 4.45pm on Friday.

New data confirms Wellington's congestion is getting rapidly worse.

Arlington houses on the move

Two old houses on on the site of the $33 million demolition and rebuild of Wellington City Council's Arlington ...

"It’s a good result because otherwise they would have been demolished."

Glass mural to come down

Philip Trusttum's stained glass mural at 44 The Terrace will not be scrapped, despite the fears of art lovers.

Work with 400 panels will be dismantled piece by piece as building refurbished.

New cancer care centre for Wellington

Australian Icon Group chief executive Mark Middleton says the new private cancer centre will help relieve pressure on ...

Millions of dollars have been invested in a private cancer care centre set to open in Wellington.

Serious crash in Wellington

Wellington motorists are being urged to avoid Waterloo Quay, south of Westpac Stadium, where a serious crash has caused ...

A crash near Wellington's Westpac Stadium partially blocked one of the city's main arterial roads.

Gold Awards' winners announced

Intergen chief executive Simon Bright.

A small team of tech entrepreneurs who dreamed up big goals around a kitchen table have walked away with top award.

Employment training school closed

Bowerman School chief executive Sue Bowerman has been helping Wellington people like Kate Diana Spencer (rear) into ...

A Wellington employment training centre loses Government contract because it did not focus on specific trades.

Genocide suspect's immigration review

At least 800,000 people were killed in 100 days in Rwanda in 1994.

Man wants his witnesses protected from Rwandan inquiry.

Mayor: Island Bay 'a mistake'

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has copped plenty of heat over the Island Bay cycleway, but firmly believes it will be ...

Wellington's cycling mayor admits the controversial Island Bay cycleway was not handled properly.

Filthiest swimming spots revealed

Island Bay and Owhiro Bay get D grades in Wellington City's swimming spot bacteria counts over the summer of 2015 and 2016.

It might not surface as solids, but human waste is present in two Wellington bays, says report.

One degree to saturation

This digitally altered image shows Wellington at 2 degrees warmer than pre-industrial levels.

Water lapping at the steps of the Beehive could be a reality with a 1.5m sea-level rise.

Kiwi uncovers death camp tunnel

A burning pit outside Vilnius, Lithuania, where exhumed bodies were burnt in attempt to destroy evidence of Nazi mass ...

Wellington man helps unearth escape tunnel hand-dug by Jews to escape the Nazis.

Coromandel St's medical drama

Anti-abortion protester and police outside Parkview Clinic, Wellington.

There is one street in Newtown that is steeped in Wellington's medical history.

Earhart: death of an aviator

Famed aviator Amelia Earhart is pictured in this undated photograph.

Amelia Earhart had concerns before heading out over 2500 miles of ocean. She should have listened to her worries.

Rates up 3.6 per cent

121213. news.  Picture Kent Blechynden/Dominion Post. Memorial service for Nelson Mandela at the TSB Arena. Mayor Celia ...

Rising sea levels and rising rates bills were hot topics around Wellington City Council table.

SH1 delays ease after gas leak

Southbound traffic on State Highway 1 at Kapiti has ground to a halt.

Leak at Paekakariki fixed, and tailbacks ease. Paekakariki Hill Road reopens.

Brighter future for Jack Ilott Green

Wellington Deputy Mayor Justin Lester says there are better ways to raise money than selling Jack Ilott Green.

City councillors agree to look at options for "saving" inner-city park from developers.

Big jobs win for capital

Over the next two years up to 300 jobs will be created at a new global call centre in central Wellington, believed to be ...

Wellington beats Aussie cities to attract global outsourcing group, which could create 300 jobs.

History under the hammer video

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Des Schollum has a huge collection of letters and autographs from historical figures ...

Lower Hutt man's collection of historical documents ranges from Charles I to Charlie Chaplin.

Cancer drug 'hype' questioned

Swee Tan said there been only a "modest improvement of cancer care" as a result of trillions of research dollars spent ...

Researcher Swee Tan says trillions spent on cancer drugs has yielded unimpressive results.

Trains back on time

Wellington train services are delayed (File photo).

All train lines in and out of Wellington were delayed on Wednesday morning.

Dementia patient sent home alone

Peter Wright, 74, who has mild dementia, was allowed to travel home from Wellington Hospital by public transport on ...

Wife furious, but Wellington Hospital says 76-year-old refused taxi and shuttle offers.

Inheritance lost: Nothing for the boy

Dante Pauwels-Vernon with grandparents Naomi and Kenneth Vernon.

Grandson left with virtually nothing after uncle spends war veteran's fortune on cars, cruises.

Bus strike threat

Go Wellington bus driver Don Reade, a 30-year veteran, says he will strike if Tramways Union staff don't get pay and ...

Union threatens disruption over tendering threat to drivers' pay and conditions.

Drone danger rising, says union video

New Zealand drones have a worrying habit of coming near piloted aircraft.

Collision with a plane is a matter of when, not if, airline pilots warn.

Wainui Hill takes on Mt Vic

The view from the top of Wainuiomata Hill on a good day.

It has a view to be proud of - but first it needs to sort out parking, say residents.

Tawa water main bursts

Some Tawa, Wellington homes are without water after another water main burst.

'It sounds like there was a lot of water around but it didn't go into houses.'

New safety message for Tawa

KiwiRail level crossing engineer Eddie Cook with the voice messaging system at the Collins Ave crossing in Tawa.

The Wellington suburb is the first in New Zealand to get a new railway crossing safety measure from KiwiRail.

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