Family of hip hop artist Scribe standing by him, calling him a "teddy bear" fighting a drug addiction.
Consultancy says district's population on the rise. Government stats department says otherwise.
The 15-year-old girl was last seen late at night on Napier's Bluff Hill.
Botanists fear Porirua's new mountain bike track will destroy a native reserve.
First one of them was evacuated, then thieves got in while owners were out.
It was found hanging from the trap on the fence of a childcare centre.
Three top officials at troubled organisation leave in restructure.
Not everyone took Kapiti's $100,000 consultation project entirely seriously.
Five stolen lambs, some just days old, won't be being properly fed, owner fears.
Dad of three boys has gender bias fears after girls scoop all of the top academic prizes at Porirua school.
Porirua had what seemed a firm sandy beach on Sunday. By Monday it was gone.
Hutt City Mayor Ray Wallace wants a "blended family" working together to benefit the city.
Darren Roger Miller, 41, is on the run from police.
"It's been making people sick for years," claims Paekakariki tenant.
Mini mart owner on edge after first robbery in 12 years.
Kapiti Coast town to finally get an emergency rail crossing.
$12m plan to relocate school caught up in mushroom farm stink.
A $70 million replacement of two vital bridges to Foxton is well under way.
Foreign businessman allegedly bit and licked a sex worker - but he won't be in court when he learns his fate.
Six victims say he abused them in their teenage years.
Nathan Russell begins his principal's career at Oxford Cresent primary
Two times developers tried to turn the street lights on in this prime Mahia subdivision. Both times it backfired.
A new plastic processing facility means 200 million bottles a year can be turned into recyclable food packaging.
With warmer than average temperatures this month, is it time to say goodbye to winter in the capital?
Efforts to resolve Lower Hutt's free lunches debate descend into farce.
Wellington Museum's event will feature a stage, audio, DJ turntable and lighting powered by bikes.
The UK's loss is Wellington's gain with an international viola festival now set to be held in the city.
The Maori trust that Love was jailed for defrauding says there's no point taking it further.
Teachers believe anxiety caused by National Standards is hindering learning.
Just over half of Wellingtonians approve of new waterfront building.