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Fiery crash kills fleeing motorist video

A fiery crash after a police chase in Whanganui has resulted in the death of a driver.

8:31 PM  The man first hit a cyclist, then slammed into a truck as he tried to out-run police.

Lights 'a must' for Basin Reserve

Targeting overseas fans is crucial, cricket boss tells Wellington councillors.

Crash on SH1

Disabled couple left on train hoist

Business

Top filmmakers back drones video

Avatar producer Jon Landau said New Zealanders' innovative nature and passion for filmmaking made it the right place to launch the C-Prize - a drone design competition.

Movie mogul James Cameron is supporting more innovation in the emerging technology.

Argosy offloads Manawatu land

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

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

Cellphone data collected to reveal visitor numbers

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.

Comment

Power links sexual harassment and sexual violence

Sexual harassment and sexual violence are on the same continuum.

OPINION: Sexual violence is a continuum. Sexual harassment, catcalling and inappropriate jokes are at one end, and rape and sexual degradation is at the other. But they are part and parcel of the same issue.

Former PMs are flying too high

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

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has been a fierce critic of whanau ora.

Whanau ora can be fixed

OPINION: Whanau ora has problems but they are not insurmountable.

Culture

Review: Urzila Carlson

Urzila Carlson's Man Up show is a jam-packed hour of laughs

Urzila Carlson's comedy show Man Up starts with One Direction, and ends with a bang.

Odd couple a perfect match

REVIEW: Sleeping Around is an eccentric odd couple comedy with which Geraldine Brophy has launched her Nextstage Theatre Company in Lower Hutt.

Some would call The Bachelor New Zealand winner Matilda Rice's unsolicited counseling advice a sign of maturity, others not so much.

It's waltzing Matilda as Dani is ditched

REVIEW: Matilda stuck her claws into her competitor preempting her fatal strike with, “I don’t mean to bag Dani … but”.

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.

So bad that you have to laugh

American actor and impressionist Miles Allen has cooked up a Breaking Bad parody.

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.

Sport

Relaxed Marshall steps into Barrett's shoes

James Marshall takes over at first five eighth from injured All Black Beauden Barrett when the Hurricanes play the Sharks in Wellington on Saturday. PHOTO: KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAXNZ

Goal kicking only concern for Taranaki captain James Marshall as he takes Canes 10 jersey.

He's 99 and sailing fine

Jack Ayers first went to hospital at age 98. At 99, his crew jumped the gun in a Wellington yacht race.

With Martin Guptill injured, it's a big few days for Black Caps opener Hamish Rutherford to push his first test claims.

Rutherford, Bracewell eye big chance to impress

With the Black Caps frontliners absent, some fringe players have chance to shine against Somerset

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