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10:45 PM  Hurricanes into Super Rugby semifinals with superb win over Sharks.

Beervana nirvana

Beervana is back for another year, with sour beers set to make a big appearance.

Beervana showcases how craft beer has well and truly moved on from faddism.

Where is Mary? video

After four days of searching, police consider scaling back efforts to find Mary Berrington.

Recap: Hurricanes v Sharks

The Hurricanes put on an impressive display to keep their title hopes alive.

Valleygirl in trouble

Popular fashion chain has its accounts frozen while its finances are assessed by administrators.

Fog-stranded travellers angry

Families camp overnight at Auckland Airport, and some say they weren't given enough help.

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Fog stranded travellers angry

Fog blankets Auckland Airport earlier this month.

Families forced to camp overnight at Auckland Airport, and some say they weren't given enough help.

$123,000 to put sand on beach

Kapiti council spends ratepayer cash to protect beach from its own storm-prevention work.

How did fraud suspect flee?

August will be Maori Music Month

business

Brewery lines up Lyall Bay move

ParrotDog.

Wellington craft beer producer ParrotDog is shifting its home base.

Stick men want more pay

Activists dressed as Pak n Save stick men protest outside the Porirua Store on Parumoana St. First Union say they are ...

Union asking for Porirua Pak 'n Save workers to have parity with other Wellington supermarkets

Beach owner selling slice of Fiji video

Michael Garnham is trying to sell the largest part of a Fijian island for $28.95 million.

Michael Garnham is selling part of Fiji island, following the sale of a pristine Abel Tasman beach, as debt grows.

A population strategy please

Economist Shamubeel Eaqub

OPINION: There are two broad issues with immigration.

$2m sale stymies rival

New World pays twice the price for land earmarked for development by rival supermarket chain, Countdown.

New World pays twice the price for land earmarked for development by another supermarket.

Comment

Garner: My biggest fear

The average price of an Auckland house is an astronomical $970,000.

Do I tell my children to move to Levin, or will they still be working in their 80s to pay off their mortgages?

Editorial: Sky's Olympic rules rob public

Fairfax Media has decided not to send journalists to the Olympics.

OPINION: Restrictions on New Zealand journalists at the Olympics mocked the spirit of the Games.

Editorial

Joe Biden speaking during his whistle-stop peace visit to new Zealand this week.

An American navy ship brings a symbolic end to a 33-year nuclear argument.

Is it a case of male vanity?

Mick Jagger may be afflicted with the same peculiar form of male vanity that led Hugh Hefner, at 82, to marry a woman 60 ...

OPINION: With Mick Jagger there seems to be one constant: that Mick comes first.

Potential soft targets infinite

A man reflects on the horror of the Nice attack amid bouquets left in  tribute to the victims, who died nearby.

OPINION: It currently seems as if lone wolf terrorist attacks are here to stay.

Culture

Worshippers flock to capital

Arise Church senior pastor John Cameron.

Almost 7000 members of the Arise church are gathering in Wellington this weekend.

Hip hop's 'Olympics of dance'

Shae King goes through a routine that propelled him and his dance crew in to a world competition.

Dancers are training just as hard as our top athlete's for their shot at glory.

Five festival films to catch this week

Graeme Tuckett selects a few out-of-the-way gems worth viewing at NZ Film Festival this coming week

Some of the best of the fest

Miss Sharon Jones! looks at the life and career of ones of music's unsung heroines.

Wellington's annual feast of cinema gets underway today. James Croot previews a baker's dozen of titles from the vast selection of choices on show at the New Zealand International Film Festival

Album Review: William Tyler, Modern Country

William Tyler's Modern Country is out now.

If your tastes run to Leo Kottke, Bill Frisell or Mark Knopfler you'll find much to enjoy on William Tyler's new album

Capital Life

Hip hop's 'Olympics of dance'

Shae King goes through a routine that propelled him and his dance crew in to a world competition.

Dancers are training just as hard as our top athlete's for their shot at glory.

How the super-rich go shopping

A client can have her sales adviser pull in an entire season's worth of looks, plus accessories, in her size. Or she can ...

Flattering blush-pink changing room walls, catwalk-ready pieces and customers who drop US$500,000 in one click.

Advanced cancer sufferer still laughing gallery

Saoirse Gaffney is undergoing three types of chemotherapy in Christchurch.

Laughter is the best medicine for 5-year-old with stage 5 lung and bilateral kidney cancer.

Irene van Dyk's Secret Wellington

Former Silver Fern shooter and legend Irene van Dyk.

Netball great Irene van Dyk shares her favourite local haunts.

Shoe mountain to help needy kids

Pastoral assistant Lorraine McArthur will be on hand to help build the shoe "Mountain of Mercy" at the Piazza of Sacred ...

Those at low-decile schools without shoes will get some relief thanks to the efforts of the Wellington Catholic church.

Sport

Canes do clinical job video

Hurricanes first five-eighth Beauden Barrett toes the ball ahead.

Hurricanes into Super Rugby semifinals with superb win over Sharks.

NZF keeps faith in Fifa

New Zealand Football chief executive Andy Martin has faith in Fifa.

New Zealand Football has "full confidence" in FIFA, to ensure the 2018 World Cup in Russia is free of drug cheats.

Editorial: Sky's Olympic rules rob public

Fairfax Media has decided not to send journalists to the Olympics.

OPINION: Restrictions on New Zealand journalists at the Olympics mocked the spirit of the Games.

Uhila ups the ante

The ball-carrying of prop Loni Uhila, centre, was a feature of the Hurricanes' win over the Crusaders last week.

Prop Loni Uhila hopes to lead the way for Hurricanes after outstanding effort against Crusaders.

Planning for Hutt sportsvilles

The future of Wainuiomata Sportsville, and where rugby fits in, should become clearer by early 2017.

Petone unlikely to get $15 million stadium.

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