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Kāpiti Coast District Council plans to talk to airlines about expanding services beyond the Auckland to Kāpiti route that needs replacing when Air NZ pulls out.
Freedom campers say New Zealand is 'made for' people like them, as authorities face up to an issue they agree has reached crisis point.
Wellington City council has moved to widen a proposed bed tax, as it looks for ways to fund economic and tourism growth in the city while keeping rates down.
Sub-contractors weren't following health-and-safety regulations when a man was killed by a lift he was fixing in a Wellington building, a coroner has been told.
Wellington City Council is considering getting rid of free parking on the weekends, in a bid to keep rates down.
Wellington City Council is planning to spend nearly $28 million on getting more homes built in the capital.
Porirua's children are suffering increasing rates of abuse, despite such abuse declining across the rest of the country, a report prepared by the Porirua City Council shows.
West Coast authorities are already preparing for the ex-tropical cyclone Gita to hit. Audio
The company hoping to keep chocolate manufacturing alive and well in Dunedin has found a site for its expansion.
Victoria University is planning to build accommodation for students past first year, to help ease the rental shortage and price gouging in Wellington.
A mother in Wellington is "struggling" to find a new place to live with her daughter after her rent went up by $100 a week. Video
If a proposed restructure goes ahead at Plunket, it will still provide well for families, a former president of the organisation says.
A leading freshwater ecologist is criticising planned chlorination of Christchurch's water supply as a last resort, or ambulance-at-the-bottom-of-a-cliff approach.
Artists have come together to create murals that represent one of the Wellington region's most diverse suburbs.
State house tenants in Christchurch have described the news their home won't be sold as the best Christmas present.
Some Karori residents are disappointed a retirement village will replace a teaching campus they've long relied on for recreation.
A proposed amalgamation of the three district councils in Wairarapa has been rejected by residents.
An ambitious plan has been unveiled to run an Orient Express-style luxury train through New Zealand. Video
Wellingtonians have been slow to install $100 emergency water tanks to keep them going after a big earthquake.
The mayor of Horowhenua district has been called a dictator following a council meeting that fell apart when councillors staged a walk-out.
Ratepayers across the country could see their rates bills rise, as councils struggle to find funds for critical infrastructure, Local Government New Zealand says.
Advocates are concerned disabled school-leavers have no option but to work for free, with some spending years in unpaid work experience.
Wellington train workers will strike tomorrow, affecting up to 30,000 rail passengers across the region, over removal of longstanding conditions from their contracts.
Wellington buildings that aren't made quake safe by next year's deadline should be emptied and their doors closed, a property investor says.
The Wellington City Council is $50,000 out of pocket after a grant for an event that was cancelled has still not been paid back.