Blue the dog suffered nasty facial injuries after being attacked by two pitbulls

Blue the dog's stirring recovery

14 min ago  Blue the dog makes a wonderful recovery after pitbull attack

Offender not watched

The man raped a 15-year-old-girl and twice indecently assaulted a nine-year-old girl.

1:13 PM  Child-sex offender released in Wellington won't be monitored, despite dark past.

'Strip his knighthood' video

2 min ago  Trust beneficiary says disgraced ex-chairman Sir Ngatata Love should lose honour.

Gotta catch them all...

5 min ago  They were hunting Pokemon after dark in Napier when they came across a horror mask-wearing criminal.

Hawke's Bay crash victim named

1:36 PM  Woman dies after colliding with car carrying adults and children.

Tourists crash on coast road

1:01 PM  A single vehicle crashed near the South Wairarapa coast.

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Triathlon at Paralympics helped by local

Marguerite Christophers in classification judging at the world paratriathlon world champs in Rotterdam in July.

17 min ago  Silverstream's Marguerite Christophers is Rio bound to act as a chief classifier for paratriathletes.

'Porirua is my home'

2:12 PM  Porirua's only female mayoral candidate Liz Kelly makes her case for the top job.

Rare softball footage unearthed

'Little black book on steroids'

business

Call to strip Love knighthood video

Sir Ngatata Love is found guilty of obtaining property by deception.

Sir Ngatata Love was knighted for services to Maori, but is found guilty of defrauding his own iwi.

'Little black book on steroids'

A Porirua business is aimed at helping tradies help each other.

A Porirua business wants to help all New Zealand tradies connect with each other and customers.

Air NZ says no engine issues

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines are under spotlight over corrosion and cracking problems.

Japan airline to replace all engines on its Dreamliners, but Air NZ says it has no problem.

Top Shop sets Wellington date

A store window from TopShop's Oxford St flagship store gives a hint of things to come for Wellington.

Another big name retailer prepares to open on the capital's Lambton Quay.

Sir Bob Jones' $32m building

Sir Bob Jones has bought ASB Bank Tower for $32 million.

Property mogul is the latest in a string of owners for tower, which was previously Terry Serepisos' office.

Comment

Wrong direction on plastic bags

Plastic bags are visible in abundance at the Wellington landfill.

OPINION: Environment officials have made a poor call by opposing levies that are working around the world.

The burkini: Freedom or oppression?

A Muslim woman wears a burkini, a swimsuit that leaves only the face, hands and feet exposed, on a beach in Marseille, ...

OPINION: The row in France over the wearing of the burkini makes women everywhere think about what we mean by freedom.

The wonder of the watch

If you need a watch to say you've made it you've made nothing but a fool of yourself.

OPINION: My father's went for 40 years. It was the only watch of his life, a pre-war beast. I cannot bring myself to throw mine out.

97pc of annual catch above sustainable limits

The seafood sector will become increasingly important as a provider of top quality protein – enough for 2.3 billion ...

OPINION: Quota Management System bulwarks one of the world's best managed fisheries.

Campus sale leaves vacuum

Victoria University says it will sell its Karori campus, which began in 1970 as Wellington Teachers' College.

OPINION: Victoria's decision is not a surprise, but it means other public bodies will need to act.

Culture

The Richie McCaw movie paradox

Richie McCaw says he has no regrets about what he did as a player and that he is more excited about what he's got to ...

Making a movie about himself is the least Richie McCaw thing ever. So why did he do it?

Lego towers tumble

Lucia Schmidt, 10, with an armful of Lego bricks being deconstructed at the end of  the display.

More than 14,000 people help to craft 247kg of Lego into an ever changing city

En pointe in Canada

Harrison James Wynn with students of Canada's National Ballet School and Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker,

A Kapiti man has been with the national Canadian ballet company for three years, but is already reaching the top.

Warriors deliver entertaining spectacle

The Shaolin Warriors combine ageless Chinese cultural traditions with modern, polished showmanship.

REVIEW: With a spectacular display of skill, concentration and athleticism, the Shaolin Warriors provided a timely reminder that what we loosely understand as kung fu is as much spiritual grace as dazzling acrobatics.

Ballet's rising star rises to challenge

Joseph Skelton, Royal New Zealand Ballet.

Recovering from a potentially career-ending accident, one Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer is about to spread his wings

Capital Life

My Secret Wellington: Steve Logan

Steve Logan at Logan Brown restaurant.

Wellington chef Steve Logan shares his favourite local haunts.

Cycling mum's fears for her baby

Rebecca Kendall was nearly killed in a cycling accident in 2015. Having three children, including newly born Noah, has ...

Rebecca Kendall braved the roads on her bike after an awful crash, but a new baby gave her second thoughts.

Kicking for the top

Left to right: World Seido Karate Organisation founder and chairman Tadashi Nakamura with Tony Gaeta and Nidaime Akira ...

Tony Gaeta, of South Wellington Seido Karate, has been promoted from fifth dan to sixth dan in New York by the Grandmaster of the martial art.

New home for sculpture

Artist Patrick Leeming standing with the mural Flight he sculpted in 1970.\

​Almost 50 years after it was made, a sculpture has a new home in Wellington.

Try creepy-crawly dumplings

House of Dumplings' Vicky Ha samples a cricket, while holding  a batch of her limited edition duck and cricket dumplings.

Wellington's Queen of Dumplings Vicky Ha has added an unconventional ingredient to a limited-edition dumpling.

Sport

Triathlon at Paralympics helped by local

Marguerite Christophers in classification judging at the world paratriathlon world champs in Rotterdam in July.

Silverstream's Marguerite Christophers is Rio bound to act as a chief classifier for paratriathletes.

Rare softball footage unearthed

Former White Sox captain Naomi Shaw with a picture of softball being played on Athletic Park in 1949. Shaw recently ...

 Rare softball footage in Naomi Shaw's garage.

Two changes for Lions

The Wellington Lions have made two changes to their starting lineup for Saturday's match against North Harbour.

Tomasi Palu and Isaia Walker-Leawere return to the Wellington starting lineup against North Harbour.

Cycle tour takes riders out to Castlepoint video

Riders up Limeworks in Masterton. Trust House Cycle Classic. Photo SUPPLIED

A landmark for locals the Castlepoint Lighthouse could soon be an emblem for Wairarapa the world over.

Women's rugby set to take off video

Kelly Brazier, Portia Woodman, Sarah Goss, and Ruby Tui are inspiring a generation of girls to get into rugby.

 There was a time when women's rugby wasn't a career option, but things have changed as the sport grows.

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