Schools raised more than $124.9m last year, up $11.8m on year before.
A "filthy mess" awaits one quake-evacuated family whose fish dinner is still on the bench.
Benjamin Bell might be young, but the aspiring entrepreneur has already caught the eye of the health tech industry.
Weta Workshop head Sir Richard Taylor has a new appreciation for bugs, thanks to Te Papa.
From chasing shipwrecks to defending Wellington's waterfront heritage, maritime history was Ken Scadden's thing.
Ray Columbus was a musical pioneer and a mentor to some of our top talent.
Among the fury, as rioters rioted and police policed, a Maori warden in Auckland led a brave plea for peace.
Hutt Valley High School fire caused at least $700k-worth of damage by destroying technology rooms.
Cyclists encouraged to see the road from truckies' perspective.
School books and nappies combine seamlessly at one Wellington school.
A record number of visitors has helped Zealandia turn around its financial woes.
Taking his sister's car without her permission was the first of many wrong turns.
Swarm on Lyall Bay beach likely to have been driven by unusually warm sea.
Multiple crashes that snarled up SH1 on the Kapiti Coast may have been caused by diesel spill.
Councils hold belated votes on slashing pre-Christmas bus fares.
Wellington's clown doctors are looking for funding so they can continue their smile-making work.
"All I want is for the truth to come out. And it is now coming out," former investigator says.
Mary Potter boss says it has "gone out of its way" to gain Newtown residents' support.
St Mary of Angels church is first to benefit from heritage rule change.
"We'll be having a bit of a party," says shut-out bar owner as Reading car park gets demolition order.
Scholarships for brother and sister separated as toddlers and raised in foster care.
The fine for housing tenants illegally in offices is akin to a wet bus ticket, Wellington councillor says.
A Wellington residents' association says affordable housing could ruin their house prices - and the character of their suburb.
Court of Appeal upholds 16-year minimum to be served on life jail term.
Public disgrace and other penalties were enough for Keith Jefferies, court told.
A dozen cases reported in children and adults around Wellington.
People will soon be enjoying a meal where Wellington papers once rolled off the presses.
Is your house safe from the deluge zone on Wremo's new maps?
Some retailers in the cordoned-off area of Queensgate Shopping Centre have no idea how long it will be until they can return and are still having to pay rent.
Featuring douche bags, stranded cows, and John Key's resignation: here's the 2016 Quote of the Year shortlist.