Guns n Roses' are coming to Wellington as part of their Not in this Lifetime tour.

Guns N' Roses set to be a sell-out

Tickets for the what's being touted as the biggest concert of 2017 go on sale.

Burglaries in NZ soar

Burglary in New Zealand is up nearly 12 per cent, new crime statistics show.

8 min ago  Been burgled? You're certainly not alone. Burglaries were up 12 per cent last year.

Lagoon sewage leak video

1:09 PM  Stay out of the water as burst pipe creates potential health hazard in capital.

'Reckless' bottle attack on highway

A driver escaped serious injury after a bottle smashed his windscreen.

Lower Hutt wins drive to bottom

1:47 PM  One crucial factor could stand between passing or failing your driving test: where you live.

Broken water main slows traffic

Dirty water, wavering pressure and jammed traffic expected in Kapiti after broken water main.

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Ruataniwha dam in doubt

Some of the 22 hectares of Ruahine Forest Park that the Department of Conservation had agreed to swap to pave the way ...

3 min ago  DOC and Hawke's Bay council's plan to trade land for the $300m dam ruled illegal.

Im-purr-essive birman at cat show

1:33 PM  Chalfont Uncle Sam will be joined by persians, maine coons and even a sphinx.

Exclusive lease denied

Vintage carriage relocates to Plimmerton


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.

Shelly Bay a step closer to Sausalito

Wellington City Council is understood to have made a deal to sell its land at Shelly Bay to  developer Ian Cassels.

Wellington City Council land sale to developer could see revamp of collection of derelict buildings.

Wellington mayoral profile: Nick Leggett video

Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett is standing for the Wellington mayoralty.

Wellington mayoral candidate Nick Leggett - carpetbagger or new energy for the capital?

Rich-lister can claim water theft

Wellington property developer Eyal Aharoni, who accused Arrow International NZ of of stealing water for its loos and its ...

Freedom of expression prevails after developer accuses rival of stealing toilet water.

Rates 'unlikely to go to zero'

Reserve Bank assistant governor and head of economics, Dr John McDermott, pictured during a select committee briefing ...

Reserve Bank won't "rule out" slashing official cash rate to zero, but doesn't expect to.


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.

Council should fill campus hole

Victoria University says it will sell its Karori campus because it is surplus to requirements.

OPINION: Karori shouldn't be left without basic community assets because Victoria University is selling up.

Juggling act of competing interests

The separation of Britain from the EU will be occurring against a disquieting background of rising influence inside ...

OPINION: NZ interests and emotional ties are obviously affected by Britain's decision to leave the EU.


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

Electrifying drama from start to finish

Orphans features excellent performances from actors totally in tune with the nuances of their characters.

REVIEW: Direction and cast combine for an extraordinary production

Coming full circle at Circa

CHEERS: The cast raise their glasses to 40 years of Roger Hall at Circa Theatre.

Forty years of Circa Theatre and the work of playwright Roger Hall are being celebrated with a new play.

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.

Concert tour combines jazz and classical

Wellington musician Rodger Fox.

Musician Rodger Fox will be merging his band with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for a national concert tour.

Capital Life

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.

A taste of ... Dragonfly

Nori squid and sriracha mayonnaise at Dragonfly.

A taste of… Dragonfly


Scorcher series will return

Competitors are breathing a sigh of relief knowing they'll once again get to line up at start flags.

The Wellington sporting community has rallied to save a beloved summer sports series after it almost stopped because of a lack of funding.

Tuivaiti shaking up Pulse

Cathrine Tuivaiti is leaving Auckland to join the Central Pulse.

Cathrine Tuivaiti is heading south to join the Central Pulse in 2017, replacing departing Maia Wilson.

Wellington College start Rankin strongly

The Wellington College first X1 hockey team after taking out the Wellington secondary schools  competition, beating ...

Wellington College claim the Premier 1 title and start the national championships in fine form.

Lions still battling at the breakdown

Wellington Lions captain Brad Shields was caught out by the new breakdown laws in his first game playing under them ...

Rugby's trial breakdown laws have created a couple of strange new roles.

Six personal best swims

29082016 sport photo: BW Media. Wellington's Capital Swim Club swimmer Lewis Clareburt who beat his three personal best ...

A Wellington swimmer might be the next hope for international glory after he broke his personal bests six times at one swimming meet.

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