The SPCA's Fever Hospital in Mt Victoria has been renamed to honour the late Margaret Doucas.

Doucas honoured by SPCA gallery

 Animal activist honoured with renaming of SPCA hospital in her name.

Face of the fires

Richard McNamara surrounded by burnt hills near Christchurch. A combination of luck and hard work stopped the Port Hills ...

Everyone calls him Mac. He is a humble man and helped put the inferno in perspective.

Flashback: 1951 Waterfront Dispute

It was so bitter that children were made to eat lunch on the other side of the playground.

Recap: Hurricanes v Sunwolves

Super Rugby champs start their title defence with a stellar 83-17 win over the Sunwolves.

Ball-by-ball: Black Caps v Proteas

The third ODI between New Zealand and South Africa, at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

Piggery burns to the ground video

Pig pen that starred in Mike King's animal welfare expose has gone up in flames, alarming neighbours.

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Time to take keys from top cop?

Police Commissioner Mike Bush has been forced to own up to a drink driving conviction, after months spent trying to ...

OPINION: It's a crying shame our police hierarchy is so willing to sweep a drink-drive conviction under the carpet.

Police op re-routes traffic

Incident causes diversions, but police tight-lipped on details.

Fatal Hawke's Bay crash

Shift from illness to wellness


Engineer, environmentalist

The proposed 30-metre raising of Lake Manapouri in the 1960s spurred David Thom to organise a number of conferences ...

David Thom was considered one of NZ's greatest engineers, and sought to protect the world around us.

Very Welly Christmas for 2017

Wellington businesses are being urged to take part in the 2017 Very Welly Christmas parade and festival on Lambton Quay.

A Very Welly Christmas set to return in 2017.

Hospice surprise $1.35m buyer

Britannia House trust chair Stephen Fitzjohn is delighted that it as been purchased by Te Omanga Hospice for $1.35 ...

Te Omanga Hospice purchases former Petone rest home.

Air craft diplomacy video

Flight Lieutenant Rebecca Lee and Squadron Leader Rich Mcphaden fly the A400M over the Marlborough Sounds on Friday.

One of Britain's most modern military planes drops into Wellington as part of an international sale pitch.

Third 'winter' for Kaikoura

Whale Watch is still running less than a quarter of the trips it would normally at this time of year.

Kaikoura businesses are desperate for an extension to the wage subsidy that has kept them afloat since the November earthquake.


Tackling rugby's dark side

The tragic death of Wallaby rugby player Dan Vickerman poses hard questions about what happens to rugby players after ...

OPINION: Not all the players have a plan to cope when the superstar lifestyle ends.

Death and the monument

The memorial wall for the Canterbury earthquake.

The new memorial for the victims of the Canterbury earthquake is not just for Christchurch. It is for all of New Zealand, and even for the wider world. Death took 185 people on that day six years ago, and they came from many different parts of New Zealand and the globe.

Where's Railways of National Significance?

Covering 316 hectares of fertile land with a road, the Kapiti Expressway, is poor stewardship, says Viola Palmer.

Opinion: The cost to taxpayers and the damage to the environment far outweigh any small benefit the Kapit Expressway will bring to car travel times.

Cadbury and the consumers

New Zealand filmstar Sam Neill backs a boycott of Cadbury

Cadbury's abandonment of Dunedin poses hard questions about profits and power. Cadbury's owner, the giant multinational Mondelez, made the announcement more in sorrow than in anger. It said it just couldn't afford to keep making chocolate in Dunedin when 60 per cent of it was sold in Australia and had to be shipped across a very expensive bit of water.

Farewell Jane Roe, complicated champion of abortion rights

Norma McCorvey, right, was the anonymous plaintiff known as Jane Roe in the Supreme Court's landmark 1973 Roe vs Wade ...

OPINION: She was full of contradictions, like all of us.


Crossword solutions: Saturday, February 25

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A secret romance

Love story. For years Tanya Moir has been leading a romantic double life.

For years, historical novelist Tanya Moir has hidden her second identity as romance writer Holly Ford. Now she is ready to celebrate her success.

Classical music and comedy collide

04022016 supplied photo arts: The Modern Maori Quartet.

The Modern Maori Quartet are joining forces with the country's premiere orchestra for a nationwide tour.

Crossword solutions: Friday, February 24

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Taika picks NZ over Hollywood

"I think we need to encourage storytelling and creative writing from an early age, and we need to foster it throughout ...

2017's New Zealander of Year says he turned down Tinsel Town move to tell Kiwi stories.

Capital Life

Leah McFall: Can we talk about Chelsea Winter?

I wanted to be a legend in my own kitchen.

Can we talk about Chelsea Winter?

Shift from illness to wellness

Physios involved in the Pinc & Steel walk up Mt Vic on Sunday, February 26. From left, Chris Marshall, Emma Mark, Andrea ...

Get some fresh air and exercise, all while helping ensure cancer patients can access physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

Very Welly Christmas for 2017

Wellington businesses are being urged to take part in the 2017 Very Welly Christmas parade and festival on Lambton Quay.

A Very Welly Christmas set to return in 2017.

Q&A: Kirsty Buggins

New Wellington Night Shelter general manager Kirsty Buggins.

The woman at the helm of Wellington Night Shelter is taking time to reflect on the role after her first four months.

Homegrown sells out

Homegrown 2017 is due to go ahead on Saturday March 4.

Tickets for Wellington's Homegrown festival have officially sold out for 2017.


Sunwolves put to the sword video

First five-eighth Otere Black made a decent fist of steering the Hurricanes around the Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium.

The Hurricanes have dished out an old fashioned hiding in Tokyo.

Phoenix shock Roar

Wellington Phoenix striker Shane Smeltz celebrates scoring against Brisbane Roar on Saturday night.

Struggling Wellington pick up just their second win in Brisbane in almost 10 years.

Kawi king of the mile

Kawi and Jason Waddell on their way to victory in Saturday's Haunui Farm WFA Classic.

One of New Zealand's best gallopers has won his sixth Group I in impressive style.

Cook Strait record for tween

Caitlin O'Reilly faced her fears, finishing in the dark, after breaking the record for the youngest female to swim Cook ...

Caitlin O'Reilly is just shy of her 13th birthday but she's already smashing long-held swimming records.

Talking points of pivotal ODI

After a run of six lean ODI scores, Tom Latham will be hoping to summon the form of his career-best 137 against ...

Tom Latham, Tim Southee and AB de Villiers key figures in 3rd ODI.

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