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Baby in the bistro kitchen

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

Wall whacks walker video

Bystanders rushed to the aid of a pedestrian hit by a flying wall from a construction site on Dixon St.

2:29 PM  Passersby rushed to aid of a woman bowled over by a wall blown from a building site.

'Sleazeball' not a crime

1:26 PM  Jury in Philip Hansen tooth-pulling and rape trial told to decide with their heads, not their hearts.

'Longer runway could deter airlines'

2:27 PM  $300m plan could actually result in fewer airlines flying here, council is told.

Bus passenger speaks on ejection video

James Selwood ditched by a bus driver who sent him across road to get change, he says.

Axe murderer denied parole

Claims cocktail of drugs cause of murder fail to convince Parole Board.

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News

Vigilance urged to fight crime

A thief will break into a car for the price of a burger.

12 min ago  Police and neighbourhoods are joining forces to combat the ongoing scourge of burglary, thefts and vehicle crimes around Wairarapa.

Move from Auckland to Upper Hutt and bank half a million

1:58 PM  Can't afford to buy in Auckland? Struggling to gather a big enough deposit to live in Wellington or Christchurch?

Key role for Wellington principal

Rallying to help Nepal

Business

Cellphone data collected to reveal visitor numbers

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

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.

Aussie execs flying into rockstar economy

Dozens of top Australian executives are flying into Wellington for a two-day briefing on investing in the rockstar economy.

44ha of business park land owned by listed property fund Argosy is going on the market in Palmerston North.

Argosy offloads Manawatu land

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

Comment

Former PMs are flying too high

Former National Prime Minister Jim Bolger ands wife Joan received $111,138 in  taxpayer-funded travel perks between 2011 and 2013.

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

Collins should not be restored to Cabinet

OPINION: Judith Collins is now campaigning to be allowed back into Cabinet. John Key should decline.

An ambulance carrying a coffin containing the body of one of the eight drug traffickers leaves Wijaya Pura port after their execution last week.

The Indonesian case for executing drug traffickers

OPINION:  The death penalty is harsh but Indonesia faces a drug-abuse crisis.

Culture

Comic's head-on take on rape

Adrienne Truscott handled the shock value of her show in a way that wasn't too ham-fisted.

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

Don McGlashan's Lucky Stars shines

REVIEW: Don McGlashan's new album is one of the best of his career and one of the best albums of 2015.

NZ Music Month - Don't Dream It's Over Cover

Towers sing Don't Dream it's Over video

To mark NZ Music Month, Wellington-based indie-pop band Towers will cover well-known Kiwi songs.

Capital Life

Secret Welly: Vaughan King

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

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

SPCA donation is the cat's whiskers

A cat lover has left her $400,000 fortune to kittens in need at the Wellington SPCA.

Julie Sarros is getting stuck in for Kaibosh food rescue's Make a Meal in May appeal. She will host a dinner party at which guests will donate the money they might have spent dining out.

Kaibosh's rescue nosh

The food rescue service wants you to host a dinner party.

Sport

Capital bowled over by cricket video

Fans in Wellington enjoy the Cricket World Cup 2015.

2:32 PM  The Cricket World Cup tournament is all but a distant memory.

Hurricanes announce new chief executive

Wellington-based Super Rugby franchise name successor to chief executive James Te Puni.

Costa Rican striker Kenny Cunningham could return to Wellington with another A-League club next season.

Cunningham leaves cold, windy Wellington behind

Kenny Cunningham is not bitter at being shown the door by the Wellington Phoenix.

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