It was a shallow landing for two people who plunged into Wellington Harbour in this car on Monday night.

Car plunges into chilly waters

Two people were pulled from the water with minor injuries in Wellington.

Wellington's big four 

Wellington has identified the four big threats to its prosperity, which it needs to plan for.

The four big 'future shocks' that keep Wellington's disaster planners awake at night have been revealed.

Lindauer forger eludes police

Investigation fails to find who faked a $75,000 painting bought by Alexander Turnbull Library.

Man escapes monitoring bracelet

Police say Lydon Keil should not be approached.

Meningococcal death 

Public warning: "Even when you get people into hospital it can be too late."

Army, Fire, Police... Dad

He's fought fires, provided aid and now he's a cop, but his toughest job is about to begin.

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News

How killers could have walked free

Moko Rangitoheriri's death shocked the nation.

The brutal killing of Moko at the hands of his caregivers sparked national outrage. Why wasn't it murder?

Postie EVs not for us

NZ Post's new electric vehicles are not suitable for Wellington's footpaths, says the city's mayor.

Fire badly damages house video

Indecent assault sentence for nurse

business

Why not to pay for gym upfront

Configure Express in Centre Place in Hamilton has closed.

Paying a lump-sum for a gym membership is often better for the bank account, but what happens if it shuts?

Brexit may make British visitors more frugal

The tourism industry is hoping financial volatility following Britain's exit from the European Union won't deter Lions ...

Visitors from the United Kingdom pumped more than $1 billion in the New Zealand economy last year and the tourism industry is waiting to see if the Brexit has an impact on their spending habits.

The Brexit effect on investment

With the relationship between the European Union and the UK ripped apart, now is not the time to be making rash ...

There's no need to get whipped up into a frenzy, but it'd be wise not to make sudden investment moves.

Farmer confidence boost

Farm confidence bounced back strongly in the June quarter, according to a survey by Rabobank.

Dairy payout forecast sees positive farmers outnumber pessimists for first time in 15 months.

Lending hits record highs

New figures from the Reserve Bank show a surge of lending on residential properties in May.

Mortgage lending keeps rising, with investors' share of the borrowing creeping up.

Comment

Why leave the EU?

Leaving the EU was never about behaving rationally, Chris Trotter says.

Leaving the EU was never about behaving rationally, Chris Trotter says.

Bowron: Rue Britannia over Brexit

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Brexit. Union Jack. British. United Kingdom.

OPINION: The Brexit result will be felt far and wide - even here in New Zealand.

Editorial: Cameron's gamble backfires

Nigel Farage, the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP).

OPINION: The shockwaves from Brexit will shake the world for a long time to come. Few of the effects will be good.

Editorial: Save the cable car

Wellington's cable car dates back to 1898.

OPINION: It's a piece of Wellington history, a tourist trap, and a useful public transport link to boot.

Bodega: magical and memorable

Lee "Scratch" Perry lights up at a press conference at Bodega in 2002. "He sat on a couch and offered essential, if ...

OPINION: The plastic pints were a pain, but at its best Bodega was superb, says Steve Rendle.

Culture

Album Review: Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle, Colvin & Earle

Colvin & Earle is out now.

Review: Duo's collaboration a short, tepid affair.

Lindauer forger eludes police

The portrait said to be of Hamiora Maioha, purportedly by Gottfried Lindauer but now known to be a forgery, was snapped ...

Investigation fails to discover who faked a painting that cost the Alexander Turnbull Library $75,000.

Upritchard's exhibition, behind the scenes

Amber Baldock, left, and Francis Upritchard working together to get the exhibition ready in time.

Exhibition manager Amber Baldock talks setting up exhibitions at City Gallery Wellington, this time with New Zealand-born artist Francis Upritchard.

Hutt Valley rockers the talk of the city

Lower Hutt band City Talk on stage at the 2016 Wellington and Hutt Rockquest finals. The band features Harrison Pratt ...

They might not have won the regional final, but a Hutt Valley band could still make it on to the national stage in the Smokefree Rockquest.

A visual triumph

Kali Kopae stars in Circa's production of La Casa Azul, inspired by the life and works of Frida Kahlo.

Review: Although this play does seem to present a rather once-over-lightly look at a very complex and fascinating person, it does show many facets of the women behind the paintbrush.

Capital Life

Upritchard's exhibition, behind the scenes

Amber Baldock, left, and Francis Upritchard working together to get the exhibition ready in time.

Exhibition manager Amber Baldock talks setting up exhibitions at City Gallery Wellington, this time with New Zealand-born artist Francis Upritchard.

Stop motion space oddity

Nick Setteducato has created a stop motion tribute video to the band Phish, and it's a hit online.

Wellingtonian who works for Peter Jackson has made a film in his spare time and it's popular among Phish-geeks.

Bodega: magical and memorable

Lee "Scratch" Perry lights up at a press conference at Bodega in 2002. "He sat on a couch and offered essential, if ...

OPINION: The plastic pints were a pain, but at its best Bodega was superb, says Steve Rendle.

Weaving love and art

Erenora Puketapu-Hetet weaving one of the many cloaks she made in her lifetime.

Celebrating the legacy of master weavers who helped revive the beautiful Maori art.

HVHS reunion canned

Not too much love for the Hutt Valley High School's 90th reunion  - it's been cancelled  due to a lack of interest.

 Lack of interest behind Hutt Valley High School calling of reunion.

Sport

Hurricanes hope to turn back clock

Flanker Brad Shields is congratulated by his Hurricanes team-mates after scoring a try in their 27-20 win over the ...

Hurricanes eager to pick up where they left off.

Canes keen to keep Barrett video

Beauden Barrett, right, loves being a Hurricane, apparently.

Beauden Barrett tipped to remain a Hurricane.

‘Fresh meat’ rolls into Wellington

Roller derby is becoming increasingly popular in Wellington.

Strap on those skates and give roller derby a go with another opportunity to join Richter City.

Wainui sports hub divides clubs

Wainuiomata's Trei Mu celebrates a first half try in a recent league encounter with Petone. The league club is ...

 Wainuiomata sports clubs disagree over sporting hub.

Wainui monster Upper Hutt

Wainuiomata winger Micheal Lealava'a spins in the tackle before scoring a try as his team beat Upper Hutt 51-20.

 

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