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ICC World Cup Cricket - Westpac Stadium. England vs Sri Lanka.

English fans celebrate Joe Root century.

Capital bowled over by cricket video

3:23 PM  The Cricket World Cup tournament is all but a distant memory.

Wall whacks walker video

Bystanders rushed to the aid of a pedestrian hit by a flying wall from a construction site on Dixon St.

3:43 PM  Passersby rushed to aid of a woman bowled over by a wall blown from a building site.

No crime in being a 'sleazeball'

2:53 PM  Jury in Philip Hansen tooth-pulling and rape trial told to decide with their heads, not their hearts.

'Longer runway could deter airlines'

$300m plan could actually result in fewer airlines flying here, council is told.

Bus passenger speaks on ejection video

3:10 PM  James Selwood ditched by a bus driver who sent him across road to get change, he says.

Axe murderer denied parole

Claims cocktail of drugs cause of murder fail to convince Parole Board.

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Origin players favoured over import

Matt Dalley, playing here for Feilding Old Boys in the Manawatu, is an ‘‘origin’’ player for Wairarapa-Bush.

14 min ago  Wairarapa-Bush coach Josh Syms is putting "origin" ahead of "import" in his efforts to cast the net wide for top rugby talent.

The smartest student in NZ

3:50 PM  Prime Minister's Award for Academic Excellence recognises the top scholar of 2014.

Vigilance urged to fight crime

Move from Auckland to Upper Hutt and bank half a million


Cellphone data collected to reveal visitor numbers

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

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.

Aussie execs flying into rockstar economy

Dozens of top Australian executives are flying into Wellington for a two-day briefing on investing in the rockstar economy.

44ha of business park land owned by listed property fund Argosy is going on the market in Palmerston North.

Argosy offloads Manawatu land

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


Former PMs are flying too high

Former National Prime Minister Jim Bolger ands wife Joan received $111,138 in  taxpayer-funded travel perks between 2011 and 2013.

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

Collins should not be restored to Cabinet

OPINION: Judith Collins is now campaigning to be allowed back into Cabinet. John Key should decline.

An ambulance carrying a coffin containing the body of one of the eight drug traffickers leaves Wijaya Pura port after their execution last week.

The Indonesian case for executing drug traffickers

OPINION:  The death penalty is harsh but Indonesia faces a drug-abuse crisis.


Comic's head-on take on rape

Adrienne Truscott handled the shock value of her show in a way that wasn't too ham-fisted.

REVIEW: It's tempting to say that Adrienne Truscott's stand-up show, where she removed her dress, took balls.

Don McGlashan's Lucky Stars shines

REVIEW: Don McGlashan's new album is one of the best of his career and one of the best albums of 2015.

NZ Music Month - Don't Dream It's Over Cover

Towers sing Don't Dream it's Over video

To mark NZ Music Month, Wellington-based indie-pop band Towers will cover well-known Kiwi songs.

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.

Kaibosh's rescue nosh

The food rescue service wants you to host a dinner party.

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.


Cunningham leaves cold, windy Wellington behind

Costa Rican striker Kenny Cunningham could return to Wellington with another A-League club next season.

Kenny Cunningham is not bitter at being shown the door by the Wellington Phoenix.

Combined forces at Wellington Girls'

If you can't beat them, join them.

Avan Lee has been announced as the new Hurricanes chief executive.

Hurricanes announce new chief executive

Wellington-based Super Rugby franchise name successor to chief executive James Te Puni.

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