Wellington Celebrates with Capital Christmas this weekend
A day of festive fun for the whole family, Capital Christmas starts at 2pm with the 65th annual Santa Parade, and incorporates Santa's Party at Frank Kitts Park, and Carols by Candlelight in the evening.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Brownlee bulldozes start of construction for Kapiti Expressway; ready in 2017
News from NZ Government Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee today drove a bulldozer to turn the first digger-bucket of soil to mark the start of construction on the MacKays to Peka Peka Expressway, an milestone in the Government's work to deliver better infrastructure for a more prosperous New Zealand.
Fair weather brings out bargain hunters
Thorndon Fair organisers have finally got the sunny day they have been waiting for and the crowds have turned out on cue.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Petone house values beat all others in Hutt Valley
Quotable Value's latest assessment of Lower Hutt's rateable values shows Petone and the nearby Western Hills growing ahead of other parts of the city.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Residents can have their say on waterfront proposal
Wellington residents will be able to have their say on the latest building proposal for Wellington's waterfront, with the project possibly heading straight for the Environment Court.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Internationally acclaimed tribute band Killer Queen touch down in New Zealand next week for live performances in Wellington and New Plymouth.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
a Hope after Haiyan Typhoon Relief Concerta Cancelled
UNICEF NZ regrets to announce that the Hope After Haiyan Typhoon Relief concert scheduled for this Saturday, 30 November, in Wellington has been cancelled.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
NEWTravel to Wellington, New Zealand for craft beer, coffee and Lord Of The Rings
With enticing eats, a near-constant 20C in January and the appeal of a certain film franchise, now is the time to visit 'the coolest little capital in the world' New Zealanders are a foodie bunch and with reportedly more eateries per capita than New York City, Wellington is leading the culinary charge.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Farewell to 'a man of grace and dignity'
Wellington kaumatua Sam Jackson's body is welcomed onto Pipitea Marae. In the centre is June Jackson, wife of Sam Jackson.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Jeanette Maxwell: Federated Farmers 2013 Meat & Fibre Counci
Keynote speech by Jeanette Maxwell, Federated Farmers Meat & Fibre Chairperson, to Federated Farmers 2013 Meat & Fibre Council, Federated Farmers, Wellington.
Kaiwharawhara Station to close
Wellington Regional Council has decided to close Kaiwharawhara Station which hasn't been operating since June after an investigation raised safety concerns about the level of corrosion on parts of the bridge.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Kiwi Musicians Band Together for Philippines Relief Concert
New Zealand musicians are joining together for a special one-off Typhoon Relief Concert in aid of UNICEF NZ, to support those affected in the Philippines.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Female finalists win top three awards in Horticulturist comp
Wanganui garden centre assistant Kelly Jean Kerr wins 2013 Young Horticulturist of the Year and second place getter Wellington collections specialist Eliza Whalley also wins the AGMARDT Market Innovation Project.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
New automated defibrillators for Wellington region
Wellington Free Ambulance is installing five new automated defibrillators , around the Wellington region.
StayWell Hospitality Group adds five hotels in New Zealand
Fast-growing Sydney-based accommodation operator StayWell Hospitality Group is set to expand to New Zealand after signing a major five-hotel management agreement with international hotel investor CP Group.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Wellington Airport results for six months ended 30 September
Wellington International Airport Limited is pleased to present its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 September 2013 which produced a solid performance with an underlying EBITDAF of $42.5m before subvention payments.
Land around Wainuiomata Marae now a Māori Reservation
A decision by the Maori Land Court has set apart 3.5 hectares of land under and around Wainuiomata marae as a Maori Reservation.