A sun safe warning just a month out from the shortest day. The Cancer Society says people should not only wear sunblock but also suitable clothing. U.V ray exposure is the main cause of skin cancer in New Zealand so the Cancer Society is promoting the use of long sleeved shirts and wide brimmed hats […]
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WELLINGTON IWI Te Ati Awa are welcoming news that the government is to take an extra intake of Syrian refugees, but say their main focus is still on their own people. The European humanitarian crisis put pressure on the New Zealand government to play its part and offer refuge to some of the thousands of […]
Wellington and Lower Hutt ratepayers are being unfairly charged for expensive rail costs in the wider region according to independent research. FINN RAINGER talks to Tony Randle who has done the numbers and wants them changed.
Kapiti Coast downhill mountain biker Jamie Lyall has been around the world racing and building tracks.
School’s out for dead humpback whale, which gets a karakia from local Maori.
Moah Lee was inspired by her parents and encouraged by her husband Paul.
Northern United and Hurricanes Academy player Aukuso Tuitama in NZ Under-20s training group.
Super-city doesn’t seem to worry Porirua residents.
Beached whales are sometimes found on New Zealand shores, but what happens next? NICOLE BAXTER finds out.
Kapiti Island’s native birds are streamed live on a Paekakariki community radio station.
Brooklyn’s Cornerstore Crawlers plan on a big charity walk around Lake Taupo.
RIDING for the Disabled is celebrating 50 years in New Zealand and it needs volunteers to keep going for another 50. NICOLE BAXTER reports.
Council, police, bar act to prevent more brawls and tragedy.
Pamper day provides seats for Paraparaumu school kids
Touring Lyttelton group feel like locals in sister town.
Claims follow two major incidents in car park in last month.
Pukerua Bay School annual community event boosts library.
Velvet Regime setting their sights high to raise $2,000
Paraparaumu children raise almost $200 for SPCA .
‘If you can’t stand up, it’s time to get out,’ says council CD man.
Building project planned to increase community work.
Expressions to hold first Wellington Regional Arts Review
Community Fruit Wellington to help feed City Mission clients
Wellington violence sites begin to build up on website map
Student Brad’s concern for friends inspires Kapiti fundraisers
Swapping skills is more fun than earning money.
Polytech to leave Lindale after 15 years to revive numbers
Book follows 20 women in 1902 Boer War adventure.
Jewellery and small crafts popular with Kapiti visitors.
Whitireia student body holds elections this week.
Principal Allan Marsden risks being sacked by Ministry
Mana by-election takes place on November 20. ALICE PETRIE reports on the efforts to get young people voting while TANYA WOOD lines up the candidates.
Horowhenua’s Ohau Vineyards finds to its advantage that its brand means ‘excellent’ in Mandarin, reports TANYA WOOD.
When counting thousands of voting papers you’d better have a good sense of humour, writes TANYA WOOD.
Value of coast work jumps 60% amid a nationwide decline.
Proposal to restrict Te Moana Rd parking is rejected.
Businesswoman’s dream launch of children’s book series.
Billboard vandalism led one councillor to pull out of the main race this election. TANYA WOOD reports from the campaign trail.
ALICE PETRIE surveys the field of would-be Kapiti district mayors, including one-term incumbent Jenny Rowan.
No certainty those chosen will be free to run it.
Council will offer interest free loans for water tanks.
Candidates are likely to be elected on where they stand on the planned SH1 Expressway, writes TANYA WOOD.
Kapiti Coast property owners will pay 6% more this year.
Hotly debated issues should see more Kapiti Coasters voting, reports TANYA WOOD.
This year sees more candidates standing for more than one position, reports TANYA WOOD.
Council runs out of time to review fire bylaw – so no permits.
POLL: Few know council elections will be held this year.
Just one vote separated Amanda Sattler from three other artists when she won the people’s choice award at Waikanae’s Mahara Gallery. TANYA WOOD reports.
Whitireia art student has unique gallery in Paraparaumu park.
Senior talent pool depleted as school-aged players leave
The rain didn’t fall on this parade as soldiers remembered
Kapiti author’s books mix life, finance, fun
College markets sports centre to cover $20,000 running costs
LEE STACE finds veteran rugby photographer Peter Bush has as many stories to tell as he does pictures to illustrate them.
Te Horo primary school pupils have fun ‘branching out’
Harriet Bright is hanging twice in the Adam Portraiture Awards
Lifestyle-block buyers lured by the bright lights of the Capital.
Fire believed to have been started by embers from open fire.
Ex-County cricketer comes out of retirement to captain team.
Pipi Trail takes in 13 historic sites and highlights Otaki history,
About 100 expected for half century rally at Labour weekend.
Police should have acted sooner on vandalism, says family.
Better sales volumes may not last, Kapiti real estate agents say.
International students will stage fest at their Whitireia campus