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Bar and restaurant owners say they're having to hire more and more foreigners as locals don't want to do the work.
The Civil Aviation Authority has been accused of misleading the public about the number of helicopter inspectors on its staff when a fatal crash killed seven people.
Sir Anand Satyanand's sudden resignation from the abuse inquiry is being seen as another sign the Royal Commission is dysfunctional.
A year into the problem-plagued overhaul of the capital's bus network, the region's leaders say they still need more time to fix the problems.
Local firefighters are describing electric vehicle battery fires as the fires that just don't go out, with risk of reignition several days after it's put out. Video
Two penguins who had to be removed twice from under a sushi store near the Wellington railway station seem to have got the message that it's not a suitable place for them to nest. Video
Wellington's regional council is defending the way it dealt with widespread transport disruption in the capital yesterday, when a train derailment ended in traffic gridlock. Video
A Wellington dairy owner is blaming a new cycleway and road layout for halving his revenue and forcing him out of business.
Wellington's Regional Council is blaming a perfect storm of new operators, buses, routes, driver shortages and design failures for the shambolic introduction of new bus services a year ago.
A $6.4bn plan to fix Wellington's traffic woes has been voted through by councillors, but they also criticised it as not doing enough to reduce emissions or clear congestion.
A senior doctor has apologised and asked forgiveness from parents whose daughter died after a complicated birth.
The mother of a baby who died just hours after birth wishes she had spoken out and asked for a caesarean section, rather than following doctors' advice.
The Defence Force is set to upgrade nearly every major item under its latest Capability Plan, much of which is driven by the effects of climate change on the South Pacific.
Children playing sport are suffering injuries at a massively increased rate, and ACC is partly blaming intense training regimes. Audio
Wellington's young leaders are opposed to a crackdown on students drinking in Kelburn Park, near Victoria university, fearing it will just shift the problem to darker corners of the suburb.
Helicopter operators are worried the Civil Aviation Authority is all talk and no action, because they are still seeing problems the Authority says are fixed.
The country's aviation watchdog has admitted its inspectors were too soft on scenic flight operators by not verifying their claims, which were sometimes misleading.
Some Wellington city councillors are aghast that what they call a 'waste of space' inner-city development will probably get approval, and they can do nothing to stop it.
Hundreds of people in four of the main centres are sharing stories about the damage racist views have on their lives. Video
Air New Zealand is investigating why one of its planes hit a light on the edge of the runway while taking off from Christchurch last month.
Ahead of a nation-wide teachers' strike at the end of the month, parents are being forced to find alternative arrangements for their children Video, Audio
An international consultant is urging Wellington to consider introducing trackless trams, as a way of easing the capital's congestion.
Kaipara's mayor is urging action on climate change because rising seas will inundate some of the most productive land north of Auckland.
New Zealand's Council of Trade Unions has criticised the arrest of unionists in Fiji who it says were simply exercising their democratic rights.
Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects at the tangi for the seven members of the Poutawa whānau who died in a crash north of Taupō at the weekend.