An open letter to residents this week kicks off a drive to win the hearts and minds of Lower Hutt ratepayers.
Victoria University School of Architecture and Design students show their creations from 300 hours of work.
The Wainuiomata Community Board is helping form a group to fill the void left by the RSA closure last year.
Wellington came alive for the annual sevens Parade which welcomes the international teams to the city.
An internet safety programme has been launched for primary and secondary children around the country.
A Wellington illustrator, animator and designer organises meet ups for local artists to network.
Countdown to 2024 lift-off after beating 199,000 others to still be in running for space trip.
In her second term, the ward councillor wants to draw on Wainuiomata’s translation of ‘big water’.
Performer pays tribute to iwi radio’s part in giving Maori music a place to be heard.
Kirsten Terito is about to release her first album in English, but another te reo one is on the way.
Te Reo Taranaki Charitable Trust has already put 120 people in the region through its courses.
New kapa haka uniforms the goal for St Bernard’s and Sacred Heart students.
Horses, hats and heels at Wellington Cup day are captured through photos.
Upper Hutt and Hutt City Councils alert for algae levels which can be fatal to dogs.
Island Bay man John Shorland is again outside his comfort zone as he turns to a 100 year old art form.
Locals and visitors have written their personal stories for Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui exhibition.
Wainuiomata Community Board is hoping to connect to a wider audience.
On February 21 hundreds of performers fill Civic Square for a massive party and everyone is welcome.
Wellington’s waterfront will be lined with crazy costumes on Monday for the annual event.
Khan will have to deal with female Star Trek leads and picnic baskets in the park.
Professor is drawn to the beauty and aesthetic appeal of maths, rather than its usefulness.
Newswire took to the streets to see what Wellington thinks of not refreshing Christmas decorations.
Wairarapa REAP has helped a group of women with their sewing skills and also their English.
Arrow FM has presented South Wairarapa community boards with the idea of their own radio programme.
A council project has brightened up Berhampore and Newtown with designs and painting by local kids.
Thousands will flock to the Wairarapa for this year’s LaDeDa festival at Daisybank Farm.
Upper Hutt City Council is consulting the community on where to house an increasing population.
A hilltop site in Melrose has been described as Wellington’s best kept secret garden.
Cycling is a way of life for Ione Johnson and Eden Cruise, who have bigger goals.
Iranian basketball referees Fatemeh Fazel and Rouhi Maher enjoy officiating together as a married couple.
The Wellington City Council Youth group have been a great success according to Youth Council director
Dash of santas from Frank Kitts Park to Waitangi Park and back.
Artist Sarah Matthew returns to New Zealand for art exhibition inspired by remote environment.
The Wellington sevens team got off to a good start finishing third in the Auckland sevens
A Wellington author is writing a book filled with stories of young people making a difference.
Sleigh bells will be ringing at Upper Hutt’s Santa parade, calling the whole community together.
Northern Ward’s Malcolm Sparrow believes amalgamation will help address issues such as jobs.
Curiousity Roadshow all about interesting items with stories behind them.
Wellington’s not-for-profit food rescue organisation seeks funding to expand operations.
Ex-mayor Frank Cody spoke up against regional council changes in a recent meeting.
Wellingtonians attempt to ‘trick shot their way to the NBA’ with extreme beer pong shots.
Olivia Sheat typical of the hard-working singers preparing for their choir’s 10th international tour.
Councillor says six new faces will help bring more action to Wellington local government.
Landscape designer continues his winning streak at the Gardening World Cup in Japan.
Director Bronwyn Judge premieres her documentary on African dance at dance festival in capital.
An Ecuadorian Fair Trade banana farmer made the rounds in Wellington last week.
Wheel Stylish puts models on bikes to show off clothes that can be worn while pedalling.
Get to know your neighbours was the message at the Neighbourhood support meeting on November 4
Residents will have to find other ways to dispose of inorganic rubbish as council drops annual events.
Meridian Energy submitted its resource consent application for Brooklyn Turbine upgrade last week.
Victoria University is taking a garden back in time, using it to research pre-European New Zealand.
After her recent induction onto council, new Harbour Ward Councillor Tui Lewis is ready for the challenge.
A New Zealander is astonished at having begun a trend that has international media seeking him out.
Four years, one award and 2900 members later social activity group returns to its first adventure.
The Get Set Go programme responds to research showing Kiwi kids could do better in movement skills.
Hobbit fans lined Kent Terrace today to catch a glimpse of Peter Jackson’s latest film in the trilogy.
March the first of 447 around the world the be staged on November 5.
An artist’s island odyssey inspired photos for an exhibition to be held at Thistle Hall.
For the 16th year that the Ludlam family of Stokes Valley has transformed its home.
The Wellington Homeless Women’s Trust is already busy providing transition time.
Natural Burials site at Makara now four times the size thanks to Wellington City Council.
The annual event drew large crowds and the home side took home the cup.
Movember team Growing Momentum is attempting to break the Guinness World Record Pass-The-Parcel
A majority in the poll favoured compulsory service, but that does not mean they want to serve.
Live showing of inauguration trial for future televising of Wellington City Council meetings.
Petone Library will be brought into the 21st century with a community hub.
A mix of NZ’s best writers were let behind the scenes at Te Papa to find their stories.
Residents have their say about their community and what they want.
A Wellington man’s first self-published novel will be reaching a bigger audience at Whitcoulls.
Wellington City Council are looking to develop more apps for the city’s parks.
Ihaia West’s high school days suggested he was always going to make a name in sport.
Australian music producer FLUME entertains thousands of fans at Trentham Racecourse.
Public art gallery, theatre, and civic hall complex attracts 72,000 visitors a year.
Third place-getter would like to hear from Celia Wade-Brown and share some of his thoughts.
Paul Eagle celebrated his win at the Labour Party shindig at Wharewaka on Wellington’s waterfront.
Six new councillors sitting around re-elected Wellington city Mayor Celia Wade-Brown’s table.
A wrap-up of who has been elected today to serve under re-elected Hutt City Council Mayor Ray Wallace.
Mayor Nick Leggett doubles his majority in Porirua with little change in council line-up.
The early feed from the twittersphere begins to reveal both election winners and losers.
A woman tossed her papers from a car to a stranger as NewsWire Team watched a frenzied last hour of voting.