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

Blue the dog's stirring recovery

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.

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

'Strip his knighthood' video

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

Just like a Scooby-Doo unmasking

Mask-wearing crim would have got away with it if it wasn't for those pesky kids.

Harbour still off limits

The pipe that leaked sewage is fixed, but the harbour's water still remains a risk.

Health test for blackmail accused

0 min ago  A Hawke's Bay man is charged with trying to blackmail seven companies.

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Hawke's Bay crash victim named

Kieta White who was killed in a crash near Waipukurau.

4:20 PM  Kieta White died after apparently crossing the centre line and slamming into a car carrying two adults and two children.

Turning High St into Eat St

4:03 PM  A food street could save Lower Hutt's southern high St.

'Impossible task' to get compensation

Bay teens cooking champs

business

Turning High St into Eat St

Central Ward candidate Mark Leicester recently visited Rotorua to check out Eat Streat, where he met former TV host ...

A food street could save Lower Hutt's southern high St.

Fresh air in a can

Kimberley Forbes enjoys some fresh Queenstown mountain air

Oxygenz Air is the latest Kiwi company packaging and selling our air

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.

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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