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.
DRUG-USING tenants have cost two Wellington families potentially $65,000 on the sale of an investment property.
The couples have found that P users can do as much damage as P labs following the sale of the house, and they are warning others to be vigilant. ANNA FERRIER-KERR reports.
Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds become disaster victims and helpers in a major earthquake.
After starring in awards in 2012, the Wellington student band is well on the way to ticking all the boxes for success. RYAN ABRAHAM reports.
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.
Public feedback swings decision, but Khandallah cuts still possible in annual plan.
A new dedicated downhill mountainbike track will be ready by summer. ANNEKA PAUL talks to Kevin O’Donnell, above, about Brooklyn Trail Builders’ new Wellington project.
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.
A Petone school has high hopes for its new system for pupils learning in te reo, reports HOANI HOTENE.
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.
BUS USERS in Wellington can be forgiven if they are confused by signs for elderly and disabled seating.
Signs state that the four seats at the front are for the elderly, disabled and those with young children, but Metlink’s website says otherwise, reports SAMMI ABBOTT.
Victoria University has introduced new regulations banning smoking on campus grounds.
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.
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.
Beating vandalism by having his school as a community hub is the vision of Wainuiomata Primary School principal Neil Worboys, reports AARON MEREDITH.
“I’m wanting the school’s facilities to be used in the weekends,” he says, citing the field and playground as examples.
Kiwi-raised Sharon Barbour is hoping her screen play for a drama-enacted film will get noticed, reports KAWE ROES.
Wayne Guppy still has the energy to be the voice of his community, he tells JAMES PAUL.
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.
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.
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.
Laura Macdonald was on the Dom Post page one on the day she won the Canon best journalism student prize.
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.
Te Taiohitoa o Te Awe wants to push into Hutt Valley with programme aimed at young people.
CLYDE Quay Boat Harbour could be the jewel in Wellington’s crown, but Dean Stanley says it looks more like the missing tooth in Wellington’s smile.
The chief executive of the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club is spearheading a push to redevelop the wharf. ALASTAIR REITH looks at the issues involved.
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
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.
Twenty people turn out to Mana Movement hui in Newtown to hear Harawira’s plans for 2013.
Making things happen is on the agenda for fresh faces in city council youth body.
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.
The city council is currently asking Wellingtonians for their views about alcohol related behaviour in the city before forming its strategy.
It’s Youth Council is urging young people to be part of the decision making process, citing the outcry over Homegrown music festival drunks as unfair. TAREN STEVENS reports.
Ex-club dance floor becomes the stage for Pinwheel Dance Theatre’s new show.
Let there be peace on earth, and in march along Wellington streets.
HEALTH RISK: A sign tells people to stay out of the Wainui Stream at Paekakariki.
More students will vote in local body elections if they receive discounts, says student president.
More cars mean more driving, leading to a rise in fuel sales in the last financial quarter.
Grant Lyon says he is the first to succeed in NZ, at community garden on public land.
People on the streets are not quite as convinced as national lifestyle survey suggests.
Signs and some bands at festival labelled homophobic, sexist and fascist.
Sue Bowen says shooting is fun and addictive, but some people have the wrong idea about it.
A woman was advised by the council to walk a stray dog to her employer’s house.
Cheaper alternative ideas from Australian conference will be valuable, say councillors.
So far more than 40 applications have been received, compared to 15 last year.
Wellington Council’s investment into health, safety and fitness includes spending on swimming
Ladi6, above, was part of the entertainment which attracted hundreds of people to the Wellington waterfront yesterday. KAT DUGGAN captured the activities on camera.
Exhibit shows ‘fly-throughs’ of the past, present and future of Wellington.
A Tawa music teacher accepts a Queen’s Service Medal on behalf of her community
Kia Ora Gaza aid group hosts Reporting Aggression multimedia show.
New Zealand player Lote Raikabula and son Emanuel enjoy the parade which kicked off Sevens Weekend in Wellington. KRISTEN PATERSON recorded the event in photos.