Early morning exercisers have been joining together for ‘boot-camp’s around the Hutt region
Wairarapa endurance horse club gives motorbike riders the chance to get into the bush.
Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds become disaster victims and helpers in a major earthquake.
Dyer Street School’s old dental clinic building is no longer the ‘murder house’.
Cctopus offspring may have gone, but there was plenty of other viewing at Bait House.
With work, study and training Bernard Gregorius has no time to set up big fundraising projects.
Past and present Stokes Valley bowlers will be putting the weekend of March 14 in their next-year diaries.
Wainui’s rugby club is celebrating its Old Timers Day this weekend, remembering past achievements.
Public feedback swings decision, but Khandallah cuts still possible in annual plan.
As the Comedy Festival begins, teen comedian Kahui Beach talks about how he got a festival gig.
Wellington City Council to vote on e-waste recycling proposal calling on government to legislate.
Numbers at their highest in 15 years as planning for new buildings progress.
The popularity of smartphones and the use of internet on the go is rising in New Zealand.
Evolve’s move coincides with Youth Week, when Evolve has a special workshop planned.
Victoria University has introduced new regulations banning smoking on campus grounds.
Kapiti Island’s native birds are streamed live on a Paekakariki community radio station.
Wainuiomata Primary School children can look forward to softer seating during assemblies.
Wellingtonian Hannah Shand takes the stage and third place with her Malysian collaborator.
Some protesters from the anti-asset sales march on Saturday are now camping out in front of Parliament.
Shortage of grass has meant farmers are beginning to lose money and ‘dry off’ cows early.
Skype date with Indonesian classroom one of their many digital experiences.
School hall and Shorland Park venues used for service recalling 250 local men who died .
Homework isn’t compulsory, but one local centre is making it fun for students.
Burlesque made a return to Cuba Street’s Fringe Bar, where exponents of the art entertained a packed bar.
Taonga puoro was a lost art when Richard Nunns took an interest. Now a new generation is carrying on.
Falls can have catastrophic effects, and arthritis sufferers are more susceptible to falls
Hutt Council says it has listened to its citizens and kept their rates bill low.
In leaner times, councils in the Wellington region are looking to spend less on feeding their councillors.
School hires literacy guru to meet the needs of the children in its area.
A local man has moved in to a living art gallery with walls covered in colour.
Wellington’s extreme water shortage was due to an unusual situation that is unlikely to recur.
Hutt City Council’s road resurfacing has made some hills like ice rinks for cyclists.
New Zealand’s billion-dollar clean green brand at risk, say environmentalists.
Hutt families enjoy old-fashioned entertainment: jugglers and high-wire with a twist of comedy.
Cynthia Knight rallies her neighbours for speed bumps as an anti-bump petition reaches council.
Written submissions mostly in favour, oral submissions to be heard by council in early April.
Most people on the streets of Wellington think the minimum wage should be higher.
Leaders add to learning with teacher Matthew Breach Island Bay’s Tapu Te Ranga Marae.
Eighth time lucky charm needed to beat almost 70 riders to NZ jet skiing’s top spot
Jesse Ryder supporters flock to Facebook page to express sympathy after cricketer attacked.
Accommodation and food services in Christchurch rise in sales for three consecutive quarters.
Lower Hutt celebrated its diversity last weekend with food, fashion and dance from around the world.
Young Labour Hutt Valley held a forum for people to have their say on public transport fares.
New Year visitors opportunity to showcase innovation and independent says businessman.
Stokes Valley School trying initiatives such as whanau groups to help Maori achievement.
‘It was like winning the lottery’, says new Victoria University student Sione Hapa.
Wainuiomata’s Neil Worboys wants grounds to be a local hub for all to use.
Real estate agents dispute house sale claims, as locals give KiwiRail three months to sort issue.
Celebrations will include 93-year-old ex-teacher attending the jubilee events.
Building self esteem and confidence results in Hutt Valley exhibition with difference.
Whitireia has opened a new building to house the more than 1000 students in its health courses.
Some of New Zealand’s most well-known companies are run by Maori.
Te Taiohitoa o Te Awe wants to push into Hutt Valley with programme aimed at young people.
Peter Taylor special guest at first Fiesta-Bourne dinner to raise money for the local heros.
Beer quenching kiwi consumer less as tide of spirits continue to rise in the market.
Petone’s miniature railway track is open for train rides again. EMILY LIPSYS attended the re-opening.
Wellington family rallies for its third straight Relay for Life at Frank Kitts Park.
Bargain hunters urged to be early for Kelburn’s version of “Black Friday” – on Saturday
Dyer-Kelly Elementary – its children are high achievers, thanks to its Kiwi principal.
Flyover opponents grateful for international support from England’s cricket supporters.
Old bathroom habits die hard, as city council pushes people to efficiencies.
The Wellington City Council is building on success of all-weather turfs.
IN PICTURES: Black Caps efforts helped by rain in drawn Wellington test match.
Newcomers to Wellington are welcome to “settle, find work and stay”
Job security and health are two reasons why Kiwis who are not Australian citizens return to New Zealand
Twenty people turn out to Mana Movement hui in Newtown to hear Harawira’s plans for 2013.
IN PICTURES: The largest passenger liner to visit Wellington departs the capital.
Busy musician Amiria Grenell will perform this year as one of the voices that make up Fly My Pretties.
Things Kiwi were given an acrobatic twist in one high-flying Fringe show.
Wellington women came together to celebrate international Women’s day with a peace walk.
Making things happen is on the agenda for fresh faces in city council youth body.
Brooklyn’s Cornerstore Crawlers plan on a big charity walk around Lake Taupo.
A GROUP of Wellingtonians is fighting for patients in pyschiatric hospitals before 1992, whose stories of trauma are a forgotten chapter of New Zealand’s history.
To this day, the former patients have not received an apology from the Government. ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL reports.
Historic ship remains moved from liquid chemical preservation to dry storage.
Ex-club dance floor becomes the stage for Pinwheel Dance Theatre’s new show.
ACC aims to lower injury rates with latest patient handling guidelines
Let there be peace on earth, and in march along Wellington streets.
More students will vote in local body elections if they receive discounts, says student president.
Petone, Wainuiomata and Eastbourne boards have different views on their relationship with their council.
New Zealand’s largest open-air street fair kicks off the start of the 2013 Newtown Festival.