Yik Yak user and Wellington East Girls' College student Aleisha Amohia, 17, looks through the app.  Some schools have banned the app after bullying messages and misuse.

Schooled up on Yik Yak video

10:27 AM  Anonymous messaging app being banned in capital schools over cyberbullying fears.

Traffic chaos in rain

The queue south of The Terrace on Wellington Motorway at 10am.

10:40 AM  The Terrace tunnel is closed southbound after a crash, causing delays on Wellington's motorway.

An end to begging?

Dave said he started begging after his partner of 35 years died three years ago.

Horowhenua mayor abused

Legal threats and personal abuse at mayor sent a submissions hearing into disarray.

Tooth puller guilty on assaults

Man found guilty of ripping out two women’s teeth with pliers and indecently assaulting one of them.

Runway will bring 'quality people'

Council's $300m plan 'mandatory', says property developer - but airlines disagree.

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New ambulance base for Levin

St John's Noel Beavers, with goods donated to the organisation's op shop, which will help fund a new ambulance station for the town.

10:31 AM  Levin is to get a $1.5m ambulance base to relieve pressures on St John staff and unify operations.

Strong winds cut power

Strong winds have cut power to homes in Wellington's northern suburbs.

Judge sets limits in euthanasia case

Passenger speaks out video


Top filmmakers back drones video

Avatar producer Jon Landau said New Zealanders' innovative nature and passion for filmmaking made it the right place to launch the C-Prize - a drone design competition.

Movie mogul James Cameron is supporting more innovation in the emerging technology.

Argosy offloads Manawatu land

More than half of a Palmerston North business park land is up for sale.

Visitors to Hawke's Bay will have their cellphone data collected.

Cellphone data collected to reveal visitor numbers

Visitors to Hawke's Bay will have their cellphone data collected so Hawke's Bay Tourism can see where they have come from, where they have been and how long they have stayed in the region.


Power links sexual harassment and sexual violence

Sexual harassment and sexual violence are on the same continuum.

OPINION: Sexual violence is a continuum. Sexual harassment, catcalling and inappropriate jokes are at one end, and rape and sexual degradation is at the other. But they are part and parcel of the same issue.

Former PMs are flying too high

OPINION: Taxpayers should not have to pay so much in travel perks for former prime ministers.

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has been a fierce critic of whanau ora.

Whanau ora can be fixed

OPINION: Whanau ora has problems but they are not insurmountable.


Odd couple a perfect match

: From left, Sleeping Around actor Carmel McGlone, director Catherine Downes and Geraldine Brophy.

10:43 AM  REVIEW: Sleeping Around is an eccentric odd couple comedy with which Geraldine Brophy has launched her Nextstage Theatre Company in Lower Hutt.

Comic's head-on take on rape

REVIEW: It's tempting to say that Adrienne Truscott's stand-up show, where she removed her dress, took balls.

Some would call The Bachelor New Zealand winner Matilda Rice's unsolicited counseling advice a sign of maturity, others not so much.

It's waltzing Matilda as Dani is ditched

10:21 AM  REVIEW: Matilda stuck her claws into her competitor preempting her fatal strike with, “I don’t mean to bag Dani … but”.

Capital Life

Baby in the bistro kitchen

Boulcott street Bistro chef Emma Davies Kopua. Emma was the first Wellington chef to apply and receive maternity leave.

Emma Davies Kopua and 18-month-old Molly are considered unique in capital kitchens.

So bad that you have to laugh

American actor and impressionist Miles Allen has cooked up a Breaking Bad parody.

Vaughan King at the entrance to his Comedy Club VK's at 60 Dixon St, Wellington.

Secret Welly: Vaughan King

The Hutt firebreaks and Wellington cheese shops are some of the comedian's fave spots.


New Central Districts boss to fight for big matches

New Central Districts boss Chris Lander.

Lander hopes to make chief executive's role permanent

Kiwi squash player Evan Williams aims for top 10

After months off with a wrist injury, Wellington squash player Evan Williams is in career-best form.

Former New Zealand opener Bruce Edgar has declined a revised selection role with NZ Cricket.

Bruce Edgar steps down as a Black Caps selector

Former test opener and NZC can't agree to terms on revised role.

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