Lecretia Seales has an inoperable brain tumour and is trying to clarify the law on having medical help to die.

Dying case limits set

9:18 PM  Judge in assisted dying case sets limits on access to evidence for the special interest groups involved.

Tooth puller guilty

Philip Lyle Hansen appears in Wellington District Court.

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

Capital bowled over by cricket video

The Cricket World Cup tournament is all but a distant memory.

$100m more for surgery video

9:33 PM  Boost in spending promised to meet concerns about waiting lists for elective surgery.

Wall whacks walker video

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

Runway will bring 'quality people'

9:07 PM  $300m plan 'mandatory', says property developer - but airlines disagree.

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Runway will bring 'quality people'

The capital needs a longer runway so it can welcome business people without ushering them through the "back alley" of Auckland and Christchurch, a prominent property developer says.

9:07 PM  $300m plan 'mandatory', says property developer - but airlines disagree.

Passenger speaks out video

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

Call for kea recovery plan

Origin players favoured over import


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.


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.


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

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.

Kaibosh's rescue nosh

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

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.


Edgar steps down as Black Caps selector

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

8:45 PM  Former test opener and NZC can't agree to terms on revised role.

Cunningham leaves cold, windy Wellington behind

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

Connor Garden-Bachop of Scots College

Scots College knocked out of world rugby tournament

Scots College 1st XV have been thrashed 34-8 by Brisbane Boys College in their semi-final of the Sanix world rugby youth tournament in Fukuoka, Japan.

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