Erin Buckland with Black Caps heroes Tom Latham, left, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor and Mitchell Santner.

Black Caps make Erin's day

7:35 PM  Surprise, you're playing with the Black Caps.

Cooper in the capital

Cooper walks out with a model following the COOP show at New Zealand Fashion Week 2014.

Dame Trelise Cooper's signature looks available in her Wellington store, which opens on Saturday.

Sex attacker clues

Lower Hutt sex attacker's bike and backpack found by police.

Living out the bucket list

6:41 PM  Maree Bailey never got to do everything she had planned, so her family are going to do it for her.

Get intimate at Coastella

Possibly the world's smallest theater will debut at Coastella.

Housing crisis plan video

7:06 PM  Council reveals plan to build 750 homes to avoid an Auckland-style housing crisis.

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Khandallah man's pipe dream comes true

Khandallah property owner, Warwick Eves, will have around three-quarters of his lateral pipe repair bill paid for by ...

0 min ago  Warwick Eves insists Wellington City Council's lateral pipes position is "unfair" and wants it changed.

Barefoot on the red carpet

19 min ago  No shoes? No worries! Wellington woman's very Kiwi approach to the Oscars.

Beauden Barrett on bench

Video: dodgy taxi dash video

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Wellington's housing crisis plan video

An architect drawing of the proposed replacement of Arlington Apartments in Mt Cook.

Wellington City Council reveals plan to build 750 homes to avoid an Auckland-style housing crisis.

Kiwi fashion icon pulls out of US

Cooper walks out with a model following the COOP show at New Zealand Fashion Week 2014.

Dame Trelise Cooper's bold, colourful designs are no longer being sold on the ground in the US.

You can't buy experience

As the population ages it only becomes more important to get past outdated beliefs around age.

OPINION: Ageism might be illegal, but it still exists, and companies are missing out on valuable experience.

Big rates hike planned for Hutt

Mayor Ray Wallace says Lower Hutt residents will tell the council whether or not they support the new financial strategy.

Poorer areas where property prices have boomed could face rates hike in excess of 5.1 per cent.

Masterton to get Easter Sunday trading

Masterton's Queen St, seen here, might be a lot busier on Easter Sunday following a council vote.

It was tight, but the Masterton District Council is allowing shops to open on Easter Sunday.

Comment

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.

Lessons from the quake

The demolition of the quake-damaged Reading Cinema carpark building, which began on January 4, is now in its final stages.

A hundred days after the Kaikoura earthquake is a good time to reflect on what the capital has learnt. The November 14 shake was a shocking wake-up call for Wellington in more ways than one. We are still learning its lessons.

Ministry must come clean

Former MoT manager Joanne Harrison was finally forced out of the shadows. When will MoT say what it knew?

OPINION: She was hired as a senior public servant despite her past. How could this happen?

Public service vs cash

Adrian Orr, CEO NZ Super Fund.

OPINION: Bill English would be right to sack members of the board of the Super Fund.

E Kore Ano, Never Again

Respectful public inquiries can provide closure, as well as new openings, for victims of abuse, their families and ...

Opinion: The Open Letter to Prime Minister Bill English, calling for an independent inquiry to deal with abuse of children under state care, has been steadfastly downplayed by the Government. Why?

Culture

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.

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.

The Mikado's own wandering minstrel

Jonathan Abernethy, who plays the wandering minstrel romantic lead named Nanki-Poo in The Mikado, is a bit of a ...

Meet the IT student turned opera heartthrob.

'A certain class of person'

Ad from 1952 Kapi Mana Porirua

Smoking on the train, beer bottles and guns were the crime headlines in 1950 Porirua.

Taika's top honour video

Film maker Taika Waititi has been named the New Zealander of the Year.

The director, actor and comic represents the best we can be: "Creative, courageous, audacious, subversive and downright funny."

Capital Life

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.

'WTF springs to mind'

The month-long WTF! Women's Theatre Festival aims to celebrate women in the industry.

Women are still under-represented in theatre, so this month at Circa is all about celebrating them.

Fringe Festival's Emma Hall: 'The librarian look is hot right now'

Emma Hall is performing her one woman shows at New Zealand fringe festivals this month.

Something happened in my 20s – it all just fell apart.

Wine & food on Wellington waterfront

Plenty to choose from at the Wellington Wine & Food Festival

Lashings of beer, bubbles and burgers.

Pasifika Film Fest sails to capital

The Pasifika Film Fesitval aims to showcase and inspire Pasifika stories and narratives through film, with the hope of ...

The sounds and stories of the Pacific are coming to you.

Sport

Black Caps make schoolgirl's day

Erin Buckland works on her training drills at the Basin Reserve.

Surprise, you're playing with the Black Caps.

Beauden Barrett on bench

Manawatu's Otere Black gets the nod at first five-eighth for the Hurricanes.

Star All Blacks Dane Coles and Beauden Barrett are held back by Hurricanes.

ODI gloves causing headaches

Tom Latham stumps JP Duminy during another impressive wicketkeeping display, but his lean run of batting form is causing ...

Stunning Black Caps victory masks concerns with ODI wicketkeeper's role.

Cory Jane: still calling the shots

How sweet it was for Cory Jane, scoring a try as the Hurricanes beat the Lions in last year's Super Rugby final.

Off-contract at the end of the season, the 34-year-old is weighing up his Super Rugby future.

Taylor 'one of the greats'

Ross Taylor's 102 not out, his 17th ODI century, anchored what coach Mike Hesson described as a clinical batting ...

Ross Taylor deserves to be labelled one of cricket's batting greats, his coach says.

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