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Residents on a major arterial route in Wellington are worried about a six-month road closure, and one business is even considering shutting down.
Flies, spade prints, and discarded cigarette butts are among the clues a mixture of new and experienced forensic scientists and technicians are looking for as they refresh their grave recovery skills.
Wellington's new electric cross-harbour ferry is shaping up to slash its owners' fuel bill by $250,000 a year - and every kilogram counts towards efficiency.
A virtual assistant for seniors' healthcare captured an audience's imagination this week - standing out in a field of 10 creative solutions to gnarly government problems. Video
Works by the feminist, pacifist and modernist painter Rita Angus are destined for a world first exhibition at London's Royal Academy of Arts next year. Video
The aviation industry says there is ongoing confusion about the Civil Aviation Authority's safety role.
Aviation insiders want to see more change at the Civil Aviation Authority following the departure of chairman Nigel Gould.
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.