Civil defence wants to help Newtown become the latest community with a plan for a natural disasters.
Downtown Community Ministry’s annual event in Wellington draws generous crowds.
Six of eight political parties have agreed to review system as student body pushes election issue.
This week marks a year since same-sex marriage became law, and some churches are welcoming.
Passenger returning to plane for item sets off scare, but airport happy with just 30-minute delay.
The merit of national standards is still the subject of debate among educators.
An exhibition of sculptures inspired by the books of a popular New Zealand author,are about to go on tour.
Moah Lee was inspired by her parents and encouraged by her husband Paul.
A local Owhiro Bay artist has created a business
which puts the enviroment first.
Freshly baked bread key to the success of a popular Aro street bakery celebrating its 25th birthday
A 10-year-old girl who challenged a politician to help her friend out of poverty typifies passionate crowd.
Breastfeeding mum Lucy says Kiwis should understand how tough it is for new mums.
Kelburn Normal School is teaming up with Victoria University to stage the children’s opera Brundibar.
Wellingtonians can look forward to more international futsal in city after successful tournament.
Learning from the diverse cultures at St Teresa’s School in Karori suits Mary-Angela Tombs.
Kilbirnie club’s celebration dinner will include 15 founding club members
Wellington Pheonix manager Ernie Merrick speaks after team training ahead of the inaugural FFA Cup.
A national day of action against factory farming sparks rally in Wellington.
Newtown shaky heritage buildings will have plans drawn to encourage owners to strengthen them.
The Hutt Repertory Theatre members are bringing back one act plays to celebrate.
Her Excellency Joy Kere, is not intimidated by her position or the tasks that lie ahead.
Wellington cinema managers not worried about a rise in online piracy.
Paul Lincoln may be living in New Zealand, but he is committed to preserving iconic Solomons sound.
Leo Bertos earns marquee status in league rated higher than Aussie
Young artists with disabilities are creating pieces which will be displayed around cafes and shops.
University investment in science facilities excites students and staff.
Publican has seen Kiwis embrace football as rugby watching wanes.
Greens, Labour, Mana and National candidates and representatives attended Wellington Young Feminist’s forum.
More than 90,000 books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl, puzzles, games await buyers, and more are welcome.
Wellington Zoo is awaiting the arrival of a male Sumatran tiger to join existing female tiger, Senja.
As Israel enters Gaza, white doves and loudspeakers highlight the conflict in Wellington.
At Coder Dojo, E-Learning Porirua is offering free sessions on computer coding for children and parents
Two Ultimate Frisbee teams from Wellington have made it to the Wolrd Championships in Italy
LEO Bertos makes his international futsal debut, but still wants to be an All White
Children had a blast at the Mega Inflatable Day hosted at the Kilbirnie Recreation Center on Friday.
Proceeds will go to disabled, and to language schools for migrants.
‘Celebrity’ Matt’s formula means parents are struggling to get their kids in.
When a Thai, a Zimbabwean and a German walk into a bar it’s no joke, it’s World Cup fever.
Supporters in Wellington brave the early morning cold to support their team – with dissapointing results
The German community in Wellington cheers as their team scores an historic World Cup win
Nick Smith target after oil exploration raised dismissed as threat to dolphins in marine reserve.
Changes to the Fair Trade Act 1986 positive for consumers purchasing extended warranties.
Tawa rugby has come a long way in 18 months, and according to Tawa RFC’s chairman, Dave Banks, that’s down to some changes in key areas.
Why Tourism New Zealand is targeting India, Indonesia and Latin America for the next three years.
More female couples have chosen to tie the knot since the Marriage Equality Bill was passed early last year.
Wellington has the highest percentage of people with degrees in New Zealand – does this make it the ‘clever capital’?
Your View: Wellintonians not ready for a film about flight MH370, student straw poll reveals.
The latest census shows there are now more people living in Wellington City without religion than there are who believe in Chrisianity.
New Zealand women seem to be giving birth later in life, is this contributing to the birth rate falling?
The 2013 census shows that the amount of Maori speaking te reo Māori is on the decline.
New Zealand placed in top ten of life expectancy for baby boys in global league table.
Mayor hopes the Wellington region will support Porirua’s bid to win the “Gigatown” competition .
Whitireia Polytechnic and the AMA University of the Philippines agree to student and teacher exchanges.
Proposed plans for an airport located in the northern suburb of Hunters Hill have been abandoned.
WATCH: A disease known as coffee rust is destroying plantations in South America. Could it change the way we enjoy coffee in New Zealand?
WATCH: Yeastie Boys Brewers are looking to expand their business throughout Europe after a great showing at a recent beer festival in the UK.
Lower Hutt’s foodbank is searching for a permanent home as its current premises goes up for sale.
Upper Hutt recognises its young achievers at the annual Civic Awards.
Young people committed to bringing about change in the 2014 election, campaign to boost enrollments.
Local group successfully fundraises to get solar panels installed on the local community centre.
A change in fortunes for the Johnsonville rugby club is being attributed to the new coach.
The local community is to play a major role in the transformation of Petone’s Jackson Street toilets.
Karori’s free community bus service has been operating for 20 years but many locals don’t appear to know it exists.
Whitireia Journalism School Diploma students celebrate the end of their course.
Open mic nights and live entertainment at Kotuku Cafe add to Waiwhetu’s life.
More than 30,000 Germans live in NZ, and the Goethe Institut supports the language and culture.
Volunteers ensure World War 2 history is not forgotten by maintaining the old Karori gun fortress.
Community rallies to make sure the annual ANZAC day parade takes place in Wainuiomata.
In 12 months, new Johnsonville rugby coach Mason Lawrence has improved team performances.
The damp weather doesn’t deter crowds as popular British royals say goodbye to Wellington and NZ.
Parents drop their their kids at Miramar’s Holy Cross school and then stay to learn English.
Successful festival puts paid to claims that Wellington’s Churton Park is a suburb without a heart
Northern United and Hurricanes Academy player Aukuso Tuitama in NZ Under-20s training group.
Stylist and motivator Lisa O’Neill talks about how kiwi women need to love their bodies more.
Locals eye Wellington as the perfect city to get their car share company ‘Shyft’ into gear.
Turning 60 was the catalyst behind Jenny O’Connor’s new book ‘Visible’. A record of 60 women at 60.
Councillor wants to get to bottom of whatever is regularly polluting a community asset.
The Trelissick Park Group has had regional funding cut and wants city council to make up the shortfall.
Injury and illness have not stopped breakthrough first-class season for wicket keeper and batsman.
Principal Janice Shramka is enthusiastic about her school’s role in the community.