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E. coli detected in Lower Hutt

E. coli has been detected in Lower Hutt's water supply.

Expect to taste and smell more chlorine in Lower Hutt's water, after E.coli was detected in the Naenae reservoir.

Easter traffic eases

Traffic is building on State Highway 1 north of Wellington.

Congestion clears, after delays on State Highway 1 between Plimmerton and Paekākāriki.

Artwork for Muslim community needs home

St Mary's College students have created an artwork to show love and solidarity to the Muslim community following the ...

Students who produced artwork in show of support to Muslim community want to find it a Wellington home.

Sir Peter Jackson's gun collection video

Kiwi film director Sir Peter Jackson is known to be an avid firearm collector. (File photo)

Firearm collectors own more than 6000 machine guns - the film director among them. Yet exemptions to the new gun laws raise questions.

NZTA criticised for transport snubs video

An artist's impression of the proposed Petone-to-Grenada highway, which has also been shelved by the New Zealand ...

Anger from across Wellington region as major Hutt Valley roading projects are shelved.

Crowd wowed by mass ascension gallery video

The morning sun lit up the hot air balloons over Carterton.

Wairarapa skies graced with colour over Easter weekend.

Hugo's new lease on life video

Hugo has spastic quadriplegia, a type of cerebral palsy which makes walking and other simple tasks difficult and painful.

Reliant on a wheelchair for much of his life, 5-year-old Hugo is now walking after life-changing surgery.

Kiwis welcome US mesh ban

The US FDA has banned pelvic organ prolapse mesh products - but not other mesh products for stress urinary incontinence ...

Kiwi advocate welcomes US ban on "unsafe" surgical mesh products, but says authorities should have acted sooner.

Wellington

Easter traffic eases

Traffic is building on State Highway 1 north of Wellington.

Congestion clears, after delays on State Highway 1 between Plimmerton and Paekākāriki.

Artwork for Muslim community needs home

St Mary's College students have created an artwork to show love and solidarity to the Muslim community following the ...

Students who produced artwork in show of support to Muslim community want to find it a Wellington home.

Wairarapa

Crowd wowed by mass ascension gallery video

The morning sun lit up the hot air balloons over Carterton.

Wairarapa skies graced with colour over Easter weekend.

Train delays in Wellington over

A "potential mechanical issue" is causing major delays on the Hutt Valley and Kāpiti railway lines. (File photo)

A "potential mechanical issue" caused major delays on railway lines out of the capital.

Porirua

Hugo's new lease on life video

Hugo has spastic quadriplegia, a type of cerebral palsy which makes walking and other simple tasks difficult and painful.

Reliant on a wheelchair for much of his life, 5-year-old Hugo is now walking after life-changing surgery.

Golf club merger to go ahead

One of the greens at the nine-hole Pauatahanui Golf Club.

Members of Pauatahanui Golf Club have backed a plan to merge with high-brow Royal Wellington Golf Club.

Kapiti

Easter traffic eases

Traffic is building on State Highway 1 north of Wellington.

Congestion clears, after delays on State Highway 1 between Plimmerton and Paekākāriki.

Traffic outside Wellington eases

Drivers heading out of Wellington were warned to expect delays of up to 45 minutes between Peka Peka and Ōtaki, but the ...

Easter rush north of Wellington finally eases for traffic from people fleeing the capital for long weekend.

Hutt Valley

E. coli detected in Lower Hutt

E. coli has been detected in Lower Hutt's water supply.

Expect to taste and smell more chlorine in Lower Hutt's water, after E.coli was detected in the Naenae reservoir.

NZTA criticised for transport snubs video

An artist's impression of the proposed Petone-to-Grenada highway, which has also been shelved by the New Zealand ...

Anger from across Wellington region as major Hutt Valley roading projects are shelved.

Hawke's Bay

Swinging into the record books video

Charlie O'Brien kept himself going with gingernuts and hot chocolate.

Charlie survived 33 hours on gingernut biscuits, hot chocolate, seasickness pills and a kiwifruit-print cushion.

Agency sides with cyclists video

A new highway to replace State Highway 3 through the Manawatū Gorge will have a separated cycling and walking path built ...

Officials do U-turn and now say separated walking and cycling path will be included in new State Highway 3.

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