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Three Lower Hutt community boards will next week demand that the Wellington Regional Council stop all water bottling consents from the Waiwhetu aquifer.
Paekākāriki locals fear months of more car crashes and possible fatalities on State Highway 1 while they wait for Transmission Gully to open. Video
Wellington regional councillors realised how little power they have in managing consents for water bottling at an Environment Committee meeting today.
Petone residents are hopeful a planned water-bottling operation can be stopped before it even gets off the ground.
Emails released between the Office of Ethnic Communities and the Islamic Women's Council show the frustration the council faced in getting the Office to take their concerns about violence against… Audio
Locals are furious a consent granted six years ago to bottle water in Upper Hutt went unnoticed because the Wellington Regional Council refused to publicly notify it.
As more transport companies keep a digital eye on drivers, a US company that makes cameras for trucks says it would welcome clearer rules on how they should be used.
Authors and publishers are concerned a bill that makes it easier for disabled people to access their work will mean they won't end up getting paid for it.
If the government does not start work on a major State Highway interchange soon, then the local council will, Lower Hutt's mayor says.
A resident on State Highway 58 in Wellington says it's only a matter of time before someone is seriously injured or killed on the road.
Protesters are accusing a security firm of sending an undercover worker in to spy on them ahead of the Minerals Forum in Dunedin last month.
Lower Hutt has committed $1.5 million over three years to help vulnerable families, but the mayor wants the government to step up.
Two New Zealand spitfire pilots and a radar operator who took part in the Normandy beach landings were in the crowd today marking the 75th anniversary of the event.
Inland Revenue is contacting 450,000 people to advise them they are on the wrong tax rate for their KiwiSaver and other managed funds.
Ōtaki, north of Wellington, has 61 pokie machines but the number recommended by the council and voted in through its bylaws is 42.
IT experts say access to Budget documents was probably not the work of a sophisticated hacker, but could have been an amateur sleuth who got lucky.
A new way to manage money is being developed by the company that governs the country's electronic payment systems.
Forget retirement, poor pay and long hours - driver-facing cameras are giving truckies another reason to leave the job, according to a new survey.
Most credit report companies are too slow at handling people's requests for their information to meet new timeframe deadlines coming in July, a spot check by the Privacy Commissioner has found.
Previously classified documents released by the inquiry into Operation Burnham show the NZDF thought civilians may have been killed in the days following an attack in Afghanistan.
A business owner in a Lower Hutt suburb says he's been forced to shut up shop after the closure of a local swimming pool turned the shopping centre into a ghost town.
Extra traffic from the long-awaited Transmission Gully will make congestion on State Highway 2 even worse, now that two other roading projects are on hold, says the Upper Hutt mayor.
The trucking industry wants changes to the government's road safety strategy to make sure road crashes are thoroughly investigated.
The Sustainable Business Council is urging companies to look to environmental data before making business decisions.
A Wellington woman wants inclusive sizing incorporated into the annual Tearfund ethical fashion report.