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Man with lollies attempts to grab boy in Wellington

The boy kicked the man in the shins and ran away.

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Kāpiti councillor convicted of sexual assault says he was set up

A jury deliberated for three-and-a-half hours before finding him guilty yesterday.

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Heavy thunderstorms hit most of the North Island overnight, with Wellington suffering surface flooding.

Watch: Gripping timelapse shows storm, lightning lashing Oriental Bay last night

Local's video shows how Wellington got smashed by last night's big storm.

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Subletting can carrying risks for both the renter and owner, says Andrew King.

Decision to force Wellington tenant to hand over profits shows there are 'consequences' for subletting properties you don't own on Airbnb

That's according to NZ Property Federation's Andrew King who spoke about the issue on TVNZ1's Breakfast today.

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Flights cancelled at Wellington airport

So far three services have been affected.

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Landmark case sees tenant ordered to pay thousands to his landlord after listing rental on Airbnb.

'They were pretty, shall I say, pretty pissed off about finding it' - Wellington tenant ordered to hand over $11k in Airbnb profits

Jeff Walter Paterson started renting the Taranaki Street apartment in May last year, and then subleased the property 54 times on Airbnb in violation of his tenancy agreement.

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The latest statistics show visitors are spending more in Waikato, Otago and Canterbury than Wellington.

Why is the Coolest Little Capital missing out on tens of millions of tourist dollars?

The latest statistics show visitors are spending more in Waikato, Otago and Canterbury than Wellington.

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A pedestrian died near a train crossing on Stream Grove, Heretaunga, around 9am this morning.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by train in Upper Hutt

Some services on the Hutt Valley Line will be cancelled after the incident around 9am in Heretaunga.

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Could there be more Australian marsupials hiding in the capital?

Pest controllers hop into action over Wellington wallaby mystery

When DOC went to take away the marsupial's body it has vanished.

Teens linked with Upper Hutt College burglaries

Three people were found with stolen property after leaving school grounds.

Pressure builds on the housing market as people are running of the fear of missing out and nobody is looking at the numbers anymore.

Reserve Bank closed in Wellington after asbestos find

The bank's essential operations will be carried out in Auckland in the meantime.

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Over-height vehicle blocks Wellington's Terrace Tunnel during morning rush hour

NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists use an alternate route into the city.

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Wellingtonians feeling threatened or uncomfortable on night out can get help from bartender using code word

The code word is used in bars overseas and now it's launching here in a bid to reduce sexual violence.

Man's body pulled from the water in Porirua

Police say the body was found near Mana Cruising Club in Paremata around 11am this morning.

Myrtle rust has been found in these shrubs along Parumoana St, Porirua.

Myrtle rust identified in row of Porirua shrubs

Nearly 600 properties, including nurseries, parks and gardens, have been infected across the country.

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The issue is being canvassed as part of the region’s 10 year plan.

Should all Wellington ratepayers fork out for sea walls that protect only a few homes?

The issue is being canvassed as part of the region’s 10 year plan.

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Kāpiti woman struck in head by screwdriver a victim of alleged domestic attack

A 26-year-old man was arrested and is due to appear in court next week.

Most read: Man who fought neighbour's fence blocking Wellington Harbour view back in court

Dispute began in 2015 when David Walmsley built four metre high fence.

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The mistletoe is growing on a dying tree near Wellington and it's seeds have been gathered.

Conservationists rush to save a rare native mistletoe

The mistletoe is growing on a dying tree near Wellington and it's seeds have been gathered.

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Kiwi music stars celebrate opening of Wellington Museum exhibition paying tribute to golden days of rock and roll in the capital.

Wellington's pioneering music scene back together to kick off NZ Music Month celebrations

Wellington Museum's new exhibition pays tribute to the golden days of rock and roll in the capital.

Parents urged to take part in free non-judgemental car seat checks

To mark the beginning of Road Safety Week charity Cheeks on Seats are running events in Wellington.

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Live stream: Will Jacinda Ardern reveal pre-Budget goodies? PM speaks to Wellington audience

The Prime Minister is speaking to Business NZ in Wellington, ahead to the May 17 Budget release.

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Fuel in the region tends to be more expensive than in towns further north.

Kapiti Coast businesses calling for fairer petrol prices after BP practices exposed in leaked email

Fuel in the region tends to be more expensive than in towns further north.

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The new National Party leader says the tax is not needed and will cost Auckland families $700 a year.

BP, under fire for hiking petrol prices in lower North Island, says it's all ready to pass on new Auckland fuel tax to motorists

BP says it's been working with officials for "a number of months" to ensure it's prepared to implement the tax on July 1.

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Councils in other areas are taking note.

Video: Furry friends allowed to travel on Wellington public transport

Trains, ferries and buses could be a little more crowded as the new conditions kick-in today.

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