Wheel rider wins silver

Doctor comes second in World unicycling champs

Newlands doctor Ken Looi has won silver at this year's unicycling world championships in Canada.
Ken Looi unicycle

Burglar deported to NZ

4:55pm A burglar deported from Australia immediately began cutting holes in NZ shopping mall roofs.

Wellington in Vogue: 'coolest city'

Coffee, art and shopping. It's official: Wellington is the coolest little city in the world.

Call for hunting charge

Cameron McDonald's family wants tougher penalties for those who shoot people while hunting.

Rubbish truck hits home

Recycling truck ploughing into the front of a Newtown villa sounded ''like a wrecking ball''.

Team touts early underpass

Motorists will soon be able to drive through Buckle St's Memorial Park underpass, five weeks early.

Bomb squad called out

New Zealand Army Army bomb squad investigating what may be old mortar rounds at historic bunkers in Lower Hutt.

Victory over fine print

Retailers are warned they can no longer use fine print to hide information or mislead people.

Speed cuts welcomed

Justice initiative seeks 'gentler society'

Kapiti Track

Park proposals flood in

Kapiti's new 60-hectare reserve could become a 3km sealed competition track with wetland areas.

Firms warned over migrant fees

peter townsend strap Many employers are not aware migrant staff are paying off fees up to $13,000 to come to NZ.

Solid Energy gets $103m lifeline

Government will provide cover for restoring mining land and to avoid state-owned miner's technical insolvency.

Tax crackdown a step closer

Three-level Bunnings approved


Fishing vessel unauthorised

A ship claiming to be the world's largest fishing boat is taking vast amounts of jack mackerel in the South Pacific without permission.

WhaleOil OIA details released

john key PM's office names staff member briefed by SIS over the release of information to Cameron Slater.

Live: The campaign convoy

It's almost over - tune in for live updates, newsbites and occasional weirdness from the campaign trail.

Is this NZ's only endorser?

Peters backs Labour MP

Russel Norman Green co-leader

Greens vow to oust Nats

Greens push on to last minute to oust "irresponsible" Government while party campaign officially ends.

Advantages to Five Eyes network

GCSB's Waihopai Spy Base The great advantage of the revelations about the Five Eyes is that now at least we know what the Five Eyes really do.

Waging war's enough to turn your hair grey

The job seems to have won. I, Barack Obama, have become my office.

Cautious voters should assume the worst

Mallard and Bishop battle in tight race


Making out the Dotcom circus

Are they bad guys masquerading as good guys, or the other way round?

A truly gripping drive

locke The most original, interesting, and inventive film of 2014 so far? It's Locke. Hands down.

Kiwi dancer steps up

Parris Goebel has the world at her fast-moving feet - and soon she performs in Wellington, writes Tom Cardy.

Our best songs

Writer tells of 'weird undertaking'

teenage mutant ninja turtles

Turtles go back to the future

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles does everything you could hope for and delivers exactly what the trailer promises.

Silver Scroll goes to ...

Louis Baker A Wellington singer-songwriter has been nominated for a prestigious industry award.

Rain, rain, come to stay

Wellington couple Nick and Nevada Leckie get excited by looming rainclouds and bucketing rainfall.

Brewers tap into Petone 'vibe'

A beery political question

WOW live art design

WOW designer makes art live

When Dylan Mulder's futuristic World of WearableArt entry graces the stage, it will change before the audience's eyes.

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Star shooter ruled out

Maria Tutaia Maria Tutaia scratched from Silver Ferns tests against Australia and England due to leg injury sustained at Commonwealth Games.

Aso ready for step up

Young Auckland utility back signs two-year deal with the Hurricanes and will shift south to Wellington at the end of the NPC.

Focused despite workload

Struggles for Capital Hockey

New Zealand's sevens team

Sevens fails to sell out

The Sevens Wellington ticket launch avoided last year's disaster, but the event is far from selling out.

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