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Te reo at rugby gets 'em talking

A Wellington under-6 rugby team speaks only in Te Reo Maori at training and matches.

Overdue since 2009

210313. Kevin Stent/Dominion Post. Wellington Library, where the WCC has budgeted $350,000 for the Mayor's temporary relocation on the fourth floor.

1:12 PM  Someone has a book on Aborigines that was due back at Wellington library in 2009.

Jetstar to fly Wellington-Dunedin

12:54 PM  Jetstar to launch service in October, plus more trans-Tasman seats this summer.

'Bloody hell': Kiwi on Booker list

Wellingtonian Anna Smaill had a very Kiwi reaction to making the list for top lit prize.

Puppet Fiction heads to Edinburgh

There are plenty of strings attached for one Wellington barista's fringe passion project.

Student drug deal site taunts police

Police investigate "dark web" market, said to be run by computer science students.

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News

Unlikely that babies seen as 'lab rats'

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley was furious at officials who suggested an observational trial on 60,000 newborns to check abuse-predictor tool.

1:31 PM  Officials proposing study to see whether children would get abused wouldn't have thought of them as "lab rats", ethics expert says.

'So many red herrings'

1:22 PM  After a 510-day wait, Danica Weeks faces another 24 hours before she can be sure if this is the MH370 breakthrough.

Art trail price hike slammed

Chasing ghost in post-apocalyptic Wellington

Business

'Technology is the biggest story' video

"Society has not even begun to imagine where it would go," Gibbs said.

Time editor Nancy Gibbs believes technology is the biggest story in this "golden age of journalism".

David Ross bankrupt

The Wellington man responsible for the single biggest individual fraud in NZ's history has been declared bankrupt.

Cuba St Fruit Mart owners and brothers, from left, Lucky, Wally and  Magan Dayal.

Brothers celebrate 50 years in Cuba St store

The three Dayal brothers have stuck together through a lot of changes in Wellington's Cuba St.

Comment

Sometimes lives outweigh liberty

Tony Robertson.

OPINION: Tony Robertson presents a dreadful test for the justice system.

Is the Government obsessed with degrees?

OPINION: If delivering skills for industry is the aim the Government needs a much broader focus than degree courses.

Foreign buying of Auckland houses is a key point of difference between National and Labour over the Trans Tasman Partnership free trade deal.

NZ will sign TPP - end of story

OPINION: The sun will more than likely come up tomorrow and New Zealand will sign the TPP deal.

Culture

Art trail price hike slammed

Kapiti artist Anne Bellamy with one of her watercolours.

12:04 PM  Trail no democracy as art and crafters revolt.

Trio well past their use-by date

REVIEW: While there were fun moments, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis are running out of steam.

Writer Hamish Clayton, whose second novel, The Pale North, is set in an earthquake-ravaged Wellington.

Chasing ghost in post-apocalyptic Wellington

Hamish Clayton's second novel is a romantic ghost story set against the backdrop of an earthquake-devastated capital city.

Capital Life

DC-3 comes in for landing

Leo Cooney's model DC-3 inspired a display at Te Takere about early air travel in New Zealand.

A project illustrating a slice of New Zealand aviation history has taken off.

What's on in Wellington

Music, comedy, art and sports. Here's what's on this week.

Taitoko School students performed for the opening of the Pasifika Fusion festival in Palmerston North.

Schools' Pasifika passion shines

Horowhenua schools claimed top two places for cultural performance at annual festival.

Sport

Zwolle, here they come

Wellington United players Jayme-Lee Hunter, left, and Michaela Robertson (foreground) model the blue-and-white hoops of PEC Zwolle. Zwolle players Jolijn Heuvels, left, and Jorie Schepers are spending their off-season with Wellington United.

Frankly, the goal is to go to The Netherlands and never come back.

From Colombia to Canterbury

Cali one week, Christchurch the next.

Silverstream hooker Asafo Aumua has been in outstanding form this year.

Another final in sight for Silverstream

St Pat's Silverstream have made a habit of being part of the big show.

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