4.4 quake hits Wellington - 'That was a hell of a jolt'
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake has hit northwest of Wellington.
It hit at 11.59am and was 40km deep, and 20km north-west of Wellington.
More than 4080 people have told GeoNet that they have felt the earthquake.
Reports have come from...
Weekend weather: rain and thunderstorms set to take hold
This will be a good weekend to check out the museum or cuddle up with a book as heavy showers and thunderstorms are forecast for parts of the country.
Today showers will edge their way into the central part of the North Island and...
Watch NZH Local Focus: Fibre pays off for Whanganui
Donald Gordon has the best of both worlds - the regional lifestyle and customers based around the country.
The computer programmer moved to Whanganui from Wellington three years ago; a shift only possible because of...
Male injured on Wellington motorway off-ramp
A male has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after an incident on Wellington Urban Motorway's Terrace off-ramp.
Police said the incident happened about 12.20pm on the motorway. No vehicles were involved.
The male was...
Five strangers recognised for saving family seconds before fiery explosion in Manawatu fatal car crash
A group of strangers who rescued a family trapped in a fiery crash seconds before the wrecked vehicle exploded have been honoured for their heroism.
Murray Michie, Anthony Duffy, Jamie Yalden, Stacey Watt and Kate Elliott have been...
Wellington postie stood down after 3000 mail items dumped
A Wellington postie has dumped 3000 mail items, including 300 voting papers.
NZ Post spokesman Richard Trow told Fairfax Media an investigation has been launched and the postie stood down after the mail was not delivered over the...