Healthcare behind bars

Inside Rimutaka's care for elderly and disabled

A high dependency unit for the elderly and disabled at Rimutaka Prison is to expand at the end of this year. Selina Powell pays a visit.
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'I had killed him'

Shooting an armed teenager was "the worst feeling I have ever had," a police officer says.

Abuse victims plead for support

Louise Nicholas was among two people who today implored the Government to properly fund abuse support services.

Upswing in Wairarapa property

A spike in residential property sales and long-term growth in mortgage uptake indicates a lift in the Wairarapa market.

Delays on Kapiti train line

Train commuters returning home to the Kapiti Coast tonight are warned to expect significant delays after a power failure that disrupted signaling in Porirua.

200 AFL tickets lost in misplaced bag

A Porirua Chamber of Commerce employee lost 200 tickets for the Anzac Day Aussie rules game.

Cats cavorting through capital

Microchip cat Cats are cavorting through properties at a rate of 49 million trespasses a year, according to a study.

Woman and children hurt in crash

Two children a woman have been left with critical head injuries after their car flipped and landed in a river.

City bypass a danger

5.03% rates rise for Upper Hutt

Wings over Wairarapa

Wings to spread over more days

Organisers of the biennial Wings Over Wairarapa air show are looking to extend the event to three or four days.

Meridian faced with record dry

meridian Weather conditions have given Meridian Energy a serious attack of deja vu after it recorded the second lowest March inflows on record, as hydro generation fell by 14 per cent from February.

Market challenging for Opus

Global markets remain mixed with difficult market conditions in New Zealand "even in this rock-star economy" and a weakened Australian economy, Opus International Consultants says.

Bathurst delays capital raising plans for a day

Hutson in comeback mode

Bill English

Retail offer demand hits shares

Scrutiny is expected to fall back on the price at which the Government is selling shares in Genesis Energy today, with "surprising" demand from retail investors.

ACC will pay out

acc ACC will compensate any clients cut off from claims due to unfair privacy waivers.

Today in politics: Wednesday, April 16

Internet Party ends discussions with unnamed sitting MP.

ACC could be asked to destroy info

Greens open to Mana talks

Judith Collins

Peters stirs pot over dinner date

Justice Minister Judith Collins is embroiled in fresh allegations surrounding her official visit to China last year.

Has democracy taken a dive?

Gary McManaway and Tony Fyfe Winter is coming. So is an election, with hibernation increasingly the favoured response to both.

Kohanga censorship not on

The kohanga reo leaders' press conference did little to repair the organisation's reputation for arrogance and secrecy at the top.

Imperatives in reducing emissions

Don't pin it all on China

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ACC still hasn't got the message

If any government agency ought to tread carefully around privacy issues, it is ACC.

Kiwis to get arty in Edinburgh

gareth farr The largest contingent of New Zealand artists in history will take part in seven festivals in Edinburgh in August.

A career clown's opus

Although his careers advisers failed to suggest clowning as a career, Thomas Monckton knew otherwise.

American Horror Story beyond disturbing

Polly and Grant leaving ZM

Other Desert Cities

Modern family on show

Known for her television roles, Michelle Langstone makes her Wellington theatre debut in a show about the modern family

Keeping life in balance

boat Newlywed athlete Erin-Monique O'Brien is on top of her game when it comes to juggling marriage, study and professional rowing.

Healthcare behind bars

A high dependency unit for the elderly and disabled at Rimutaka Prison is to expand at the end of this year. Selina Powell pays a visit.

Wairarapa project to honour fallen soldiers

Climate change wake up calls

Green pupils

Energy goes into winning ideas

While adults are still arguing about climate change, a new generation is committed to a green future.

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Capital women the backbone

Wellington swimmers A splash of Wellington yellow wouldn't be out of place on the black swim caps of NZ's women's relay teams.

Wairarapa rugby's financial turnaround

Wairarapa-Bush Rugby Union has been praised for a dramatic turnaround in its off-field performance.

Injured Franks to sit out Blues game

Patel in spin over decision

Colin Slade

Super Rugby team talk

The best and worst of the week for New Zealand's Super Rugby sides.

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