Sergeant Alastair Don was remembered as a man who "represented the best of New Zealand armed forces in a difficult war".
Dangerous levels of the algae have been found in the Waikanae River, prompting a warning for swimmers and dog owners.
The Greater Wellington Regional Council candidate believed mistakes were made in the vote count. A judge has disagreed.
A motion to pull the plug on the controversial Te Uruhi/Kāpiti Gateway project at the Kāpiti Coast has been adjourned by the district council by the slimmest of margins.
The council will vote on whether on the controversial project after the resource consent process ends, but a councillor wants to axe it now.
A whānau once had blocks of land on the island but over time were forced to sell by the Crown.
The newly elected mayor says the close result should send a message to the council.
Avoid the trolls, assume nothing and say goodbye to your weekends: outgoing mayors warn of the perils of public office.
Residents are calling for a halt to a visitor centre at Paraparaumu Beach, set to cost millions, as it is unlikely to be supported by a new council.
SH59 between Paekākāriki and Pukerua Bay has been closed since August 21, with one affected business saying it's been the worst week in 11 years.
Police have concerns for 22-year-old Breanna Muriwai, who hasn't been seen by family since August 26.
In just over a month, 13 people will be chosen from a list of 30 to tackle decisions about transport, environmental protection and emissions reductions.
A homeowner is 'in shock' after the man, who was staying at her house, fought police and had to be 'retrieved' from the water.
A family forced to drag their mother off her "deathbed" so she could verify her identity and access her bank accounts says TSB has done nothing to make the process easier.
OBITUARY: Dr Bruce Miller was a pioneering soil scientist who enjoyed a good laugh.
Deputy mayor Janet Holborow has joined race – wide open since K Gurunathanwith announced isn't seeking re-election – alongside two others.
Steve Richards purchased “Martha” to travel with wife Hilda before she died from cancer. He cried as he watched the memories go up in flames.
A Kāpiti Coast high school is investigating claims made on social media that its supporters made racist comments to opposition players.
A new walking track to improve access to Ōtaki Forks has delighted trampers but the council says it will be years before vehicles return to the area.
Kāpiti Island, regarded as one of our most important bird reserves, is now the home to a succcesful honey business
The stuffed bird is worth upwards of $15,000 and will be returned to the Dannevirke museum from which it was stolen in 2020.
One couple planned to toast the win with a meal out; the other had a celebratory coffee and "a nice biscuit".
“We've got another 2 billion people joining the planet by 2050," the company's owner says. "Our current systems are not sustainable.”
An old service station will make way so more people can make use of the popular 'Stairway to Heaven' 9km track.
A ratepayer group is questioning the council's coastal hazard study. But mayor K Gurunathan says they have a “jaundiced interpretation of reality”.
Jenna-Lea Philpott looks at the need for creative industry investment across the Wellington region.
Sediment and gravel, brought downstream by the flow of water, have formed islands for seagulls, and raised the riverbed by more than a metre.
Survivor of abuse says it "reverberated through my entire life", as Jonathan Stephens is sentenced to six months' home detention.
Frustrated by council inaction and residents' groups being shut out of decision-making, Chris Mitchell is making a bid for the top job.
Paramedics wore protective clothing at Friday's incident on private property, where it is believed a group of Parliament protesters are staying.