Bringing violence to heel

Police 'walk mile in their shoes' to raise awareness

A group of Wellington police staff have found that the art of walking in high heels is harder than it looks.
Police walk mile in their shoes

Flu kills hundreds

4 min ago Nearly double the number of New Zealanders die annually from the flu than in road accidents.

Mouldy flats to go

Leaky state homes in Wellington will be torn down after Housing NZ decided refurbishment was too costly.

Nude man on the loose

17 min ago Naked man walking around Wellington’s waterfront has been arrested.

Bay wine named NZ's best

9:34am A Hawke's Bay chardonnay has an appreciative audience among the Air New Zealand Wine Award judges.

Tougher rule after deadly collapse

10:08am Chaos erupted on Lambton Quay on May 8, 1957: a bang, a crash, then the whole street was in uproar.

Police hunt missing diver

Hawke's Bay police are on the lookout for a missing diver who failed to surface following a dive at Pourerere Beach, 30kms east of Waipukurau.

Call to dump Rennie

Opposition calls for State Services boss Iain Rennie's head over Sutton case but PM says he shouldn't lose his job.

Art tutor's deadly history

Search for diver continues

$1m to parlour victims

Beauty comes at a steep price, with ACC forking out more than $1 million for parlour mishaps.

Beware shoddy repairs

Reselling of Christchurch homes with shoddy quake repairs likened to leaky homes scandal.

Sacked postie gets her job back

Postie fired despite denying involvement in a drinking session must be rehired and compensated.

Snapper bypass Pelorus Sound

Immigration by credit

Pengxin wants more

Chinese agribusiness investor eyeing more dairy farm buys and party to a new deal that could quadruple the size of Taupo's Miraka dairy plant.

Cunliffe expected to be benched

Ex-Labour leader expected to be dumped from front bench when Andrew Little announces new lineup.

Live: Labour lineup looms

Labour leader Andrew Little's caucus reshuffle gets delayed by a fire alarm.

Longer term for terror laws

No Cabinet return for Collins

Call to dump Rennie

Opposition calls for State Services boss Iain Rennie's head over Sutton case but PM says he shouldn't lose his job.

Dangerous jobs deserve good pay, not minimum

Oil companies have helped take the word "service" out of "service station".

Cab conversations go in all directions

The taxi driver looked in his mirror and stopped mid-chat to say: "I know who you are. You're that woman who writes for the paper, aren't you?"

Netflix's arrival sure to rattle some

Editorial | Pay docking policy must change

Time to prove himself

A bunch of faceless union hacks chose Andrew Little to lead the Labour Party this week.

High-octane human circus

Action-packed, high-energy circus in a spiegeltent is about to hit Wellington's waterfront.

What We Do - in the limelight

What We Do in the Shadows has been named comedy of the year by one of Britain's most critical reviewers.

Capital - full steam ahead

Pete's Dragon coming to NZ

Sole focus on music

At 22 years old, Estere Dalton already dances to the beat of her own drum.

Bringing violence to heel

A group of Wellington police staff have found that the art of walking in high heels is harder than it looks.

Dining review: Five Boroughs

Five Boroughs is faithful to a New York deli-diner, with a bottomless cup.

Beating the drums for Womad

Helping children in Kenya

Bad boys, bad boys

Concerns over youth committing crimes or being out of work are nothing new.

NRL team in Wellington?

A group is pushing to establish a National Rugby League franchise in Wellington.

Ronchi to get batting chance

New Zealand are looking to bolster their batting options ahead of Wednesday's third test against Pakistan.

Phoenix's travel sickness

Second Kiwi NRL team closer

Hansen to extend All Blacks stay

Handing All Blacks coach Steve Hansen a contract extension is a no-brainer after another victory.

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