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Porirua Mayor Mike Tana at the Plimmerton midwinter swim last Sunday. He has responded to an attack on his leadership, ...

OPINION: Porirua Mayor Mike Tana hits back at attack on councillors and his leadership.

Works on water cast Matariki spell

Collaborative film work Mana Moana will be projected onto a water screen over Wellington harbour as part of the city's ...

A giant water screen over Wellington's harbour will display a collection of artists' work.

Principal calls time on 60-hour weeks video

Viliami Feki 12, Jacinta Franklyn 11, Dezzyanaye Veel-Piripi 11, and Jahzayah Taylor 11 with retiring Avalon ...

After 20 years running Avalon Intermediate, Ian Hastie dreams of walking the Te Araroa Trail.

300,000 porn searches blocked in schools

Students have searched for porn 300,000 times in one month, the Ministry of Education says.

Children have searched for porn on New Zealand school networks 300,000 times in one month.

Welly gets moving, finally

Wellington City Council has given the go-ahead to a plan that will bring rapid mass transit to the capital city's streets.

Wellington city councillors have passed the region's 20-year transport plan unanimously but not happily.

Water Whirler returns to Wellington

Len Lye's waterfront sculpture, Water Whirler, has been repaired after it was vandalised.

Len Lye's iconic Water Whirler sculpture has returned to Wellington after a vandal snapped the old one by climbing on it.

Moves to 'unify' public sector

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes talks with minister Chris Hipkins. Hipkins said the public service was ...

The Government is proposing to dismantle the entire state sector, and start again.

Tight lips on thrown Flamingo

Alli O'Donnell, 20, says she could have died after someone threw an e-scooter off a Wellington overpass.

NZTA says if it did have CCTV footage, it would be handed into the Police.

Wellington

Welly gets moving, finally

Wellington City Council has given the go-ahead to a plan that will bring rapid mass transit to the capital city's streets.

Wellington city councillors have passed the region's 20-year transport plan unanimously but not happily.

Water Whirler returns to Wellington

Len Lye's waterfront sculpture, Water Whirler, has been repaired after it was vandalised.

Len Lye's iconic Water Whirler sculpture has returned to Wellington after a vandal snapped the old one by climbing on it.

Wairarapa

Power restored to Carterton

People are reporting a town-wide power outage on social media following a car accident involving a power pole at 10am on ...

Electricity was cut to 1600 properties after a car crashed into a power pole.

Another National MP to step down

MP for Wairarapa Alastair Scott has announced that he won’t contest the 2020 election.

A second National Party MP follows Amy Adams in announcing he will not seek re-election next year.

Porirua

Ratepayers are top of our minds

Porirua Mayor Mike Tana at the Plimmerton midwinter swim last Sunday. He has responded to an attack on his leadership, ...

OPINION: Porirua Mayor Mike Tana hits back at attack on councillors and his leadership.

Hope among grim stats for Porirua video

Porirua councillor 'Ana Coffey said the report made uncomfortable but important reading.

It might be uncomfortable but the facts need to be known, councillor says.

Kapiti

Kāpiti councillor's appeal dismissed

David Scott at his sentencing for indecent assault in the district court.

David Scott was found guilty of indecent assault after he rubbed his genitals against a council staff member during a morning tea.

Independent review proposed for Kāpiti council

Councillors will vote on Thursday as to whether the review will go ahead.

Commissioning the review could see other projects delayed, councillors have been warned.

Hutt Valley

Call for review on water take

Greater Wellington Regional Council understands Heretainga water intends to bottle water at the Refreshment Pl site. The ...

The Greater Wellington Regional Council has been called to review a consent allowing a company to take nearly 180 million litres a year from an Upper Hutt aquifer.

Tourism grows in Upper Hutt

No better place to end an action packed day than at Brewtown with a pint each.

Upper Hutt is truly coming into its own as a day-trip destination thanks to its outdoor adventure options and craft breweries.

Hawke's Bay

Port Napier to float and list

Napier Port shares will be sold.

Hawke's Bay regional councillors have given approval for Port Napier's share float.

Missing boy found in Hawke's Bay

Police are searching for a child in Haumoana, Hawke's Bay.

Search has a happy ending for 4-year-old boy at Haumoana, Hawke's Bay.

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