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Wellington's Chris Laidlaw rules himself out of council elections
03:03
Hikawera Ferris didn’t want any rambunctious youths spoiling his viewing experience.
Porirua dad pleads with parents not to ruin his Lion King experience by taking kids along
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Kiwi footballer Sarpreet Singh makes debut with Bayern Munich first team against Arsenal
View from Mount Victoria into the bay of Wellington (capital city of New Zealand)
Wellington's Mt Victoria Tunnel reopens after crash causes rush-hour congestion
NEW ZEALAND - 2008/12/07: New Zealand, North Island, Wellington, Te Papa (national Museum), Sign. (Photo by Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Plans for new Te Papa museum in South Auckland put back on hold
02:42
Crowdfunding campaign launched to rename iconic Wellington cricket ground to 'Support Women's Sport Basin Reserve'
The service resumed this afternoon after the fault stop the train service for five hours.
Wellington train commuters face more headaches as services hit by mechanical fault
01:50
The Wellington Curtain Bank has operated for a decade, helping out 4000 households with over 14,000 curtains.
Wellington curtain donation service struggling to help locals fend off freezing winter temperatures
03:34
Almost 170 people turned out to hand in their illegal firearms in Christchurch.
Firearms collection events set for this weekend in Wellington, Ohope and Maraekakaho
01:23
The little penguins have forced DOC to plug up holes around the shop to stop them from coming in.
Pair of rogue blue penguins find a home in Wellington sushi shop
The service resumed this afternoon after the fault stop the train service for five hours.
Mechanical fault causes delays on Wellington rail line
04:38
The exact location of the kororā is being kept a secret to keep them safe.
Motorists warned to watch out for blue penguins hiding under Wellington sushi shop
Group of doctors in a hurry down the hospital hallway for emergency
Baby admitted to Nelson Hospital with ‘non-accidental’ burn injuries
01:44
The week-long Girls Rock camp is as much about the tunes as it is about confidence.
Girls Rock camp aims to support more females into NZ music industry
There are multiple warnings issued, with strong winds striking the capital.
Residents told to stay home as rain soaks capital
Thousands of people in the capital faced big delays.
Rough weather set to batter North Island - Flooding cancels Wellington trains
A Fire and Emergency NZ engine.
Motel blaze causes evacuations for Wellington guests
Quake proofing the capital's library could cost $100m
A special team in Timaru is working to bring the species back from the brink.
Nearly 1000 native fish die in botched transfer
A hearing impaired elderly senior adult man wearing a hearing aid is sitting staring through the hazy, speckled, unwashed window and grungy mesh screen of a living room window at home. He has early stage dementia and will sit motionless for minutes at a time gazing engrossed at the outside world.
Pensioners left waiting for more than two years for council housing
The deals sees it go to a consortium of New Zealand company Infratil and Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management.
Ex-Porirua official says she was kicked out of Vodafone store for speaking Samoan
00:45
The library’s been closed for more than a month due to structural concerns with its flooring.
Wellington Central Library to remain closed for more than a year
00:28
Barrett said the transfer from the Hurricanes to Auckland was the best choice for him and his wife.
Beauden Barrett confirms move to Blues as details of four-year deal - including 2020 break and possible Japan stint - revealed
02:00
All train lines were down this morning, and only limited bus replacement services.
Train services in Wellington up and running after incident suspends services
Resthome resident missing front teeth unnoticed by staff.
Resthome resident's missing front teeth unnoticed by staff - 'It was the little stumps where the teeth would've been'
01:52
The sold-out service allows participants to enter a world similar to Harry Potter.
Wizarding train ride reminiscent of Harry Potter sells out quickly
Officer disciplined for using police database to find driver blocking his car
00:27
The Esmeralda is on a six month training exercise around the Pacific.
Chilean naval ship used as torture centre docks in Wellington
Father and daughters 'hungry and a bit cold', returned home after spending night lost in cold Wellington bush
03:27
Thousands of people in the capital faced big delays.
One week after Wellington train derailment, KiwiRail no closer to knowing cause
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