Doc is outraged after a rare falcon was killed in Nikau Valley, Paraparaumu.

Rare falcon shot dead

DoC furious over killing of protected bird, which could lead to jail sentence or a $100k fine.

Capital's mystery jet

A jet with blocked details landed at Wellington Airport on Monday evening.

Gulfstream jet with blocked flight tracker credentials touches down in Wellington.

Councillor under investigation

Kapiti councillor David Scott accused of grabbing senior manager's hips and 'pressing' himself against her.

Claim of brawl at club rugby game

Alleged thuggery mars J'ville v Stokes Valley match: "It was the worst s--t I've seen in my life."

'Discount' price for Shelly Bay?

Developers claim council land at Shelly Bay could be sold for a fraction of its true value.

11 years' jail for Kiwi in Borneo

Judge sentences NZ citizen to 11 years' jail for possession of crystal methamphetamine.

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Suspected brawl at Wainui shop

Reports of fighting in a shop on Wainuiomata's Queen St has prompted a police response. (FILE PHOTO)

Police respond to reports of a Wainuiomata shopkeeper being hit in the head.

Capturing the elusive Aurora

"They really look like lights dancing back and forth."

Positive results aplenty

A fresh face for Rimutaka


'Discount' price for Shelly Bay?

An artist's impression of a joint venture development at Shelly Bay by the Port Nicholson Block Development Trust and ...

Wellington developers claim council land at Shelly Bay could be sold for fraction of its $10m value.

The case for building gets stronger

Building new is beginning to stack up


Backstage pass to the world

OneNineFive business partners Carlene Staines and Greg Norris sometimes escape to their boat house in Mana for a break, ...

Bespoke travel company seeks to sell "experiential travel" as corporate incentives.

Fast-food workers walk video

KFC staff calling for fairness outside of KFC in Evans St, TImaru.

Burgers and flat whites off the menu as KFC, Pizza Hutt, Carl's Jr and Starbucks hit by strikes.

Jamie Oliver's taste for NZ tested

Jamie Oliver at his Canberra restaurant, Jamie's Italian.

Celebrity chef buys time in Australia, while NZ plans remain shrouded in mystery.


Ditching deciles fine in theory

Outgoing Education Minister Hekia Parata wants to replace the school decile system.

OPINION: Hekia Parata's "big data" revolution holds promise - as well as risks.

Hung up over plan to change landlines

​Spark ​will change the way landline calls have worked since their invention in 1876, by switching them to internet ...

OPINION: Changing landlines may make sense, but it's cold comfort for many.

Volunteers make our sports tick

On Friday nights before a game, my mother – who couldn't ever get me to clean my shoes – would find me washing soccer ...

OPINION: Where would we be without the volunteer parent coaches?

Why election campaigns aren't what they used to be

This is how it's done. Winston Peters never left the hustings.

OPINION: Everything else is changing so fast these days. Why not election campaigns as well?

Suicide and the censor

Netflix NZ has screened the series 13 Reasons Why before the censor saw it.

No liberal can be comfortable with censorship. The New Zealand censor, however, and the law which guides him, is sensible and censors only the most extreme works. A fundamentalist censor who tried to ban the teenage novel Into the River last year was quickly overturned and then later left the post.


Rapping about real estate video

David Dallas came home to write his latest album, Hood Country Club.

David Dallas' new album is about finance companies and real estate prices. Why?

Review: Hand to God

Expert direction: Lyndee-Jane Rutherford.

Darkly comic US stage hit arrives in Wellington.

Crossword solutions: Monday, April 24


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Crossword solutions: Saturday, April 22


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Crossword solutions: Friday, April 21


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Capital Life

Dyslexia no barrier for Hoey

Hoey, who didn't learn to to write until he was eight years old, says his dyslexia gave his teaching a unique perspective.

Dyslexic Dominic Hoey learned to write at eight years old - now the published author and poet is teaching writing courses.

Leah McFall: A chilling realisation

You are what you eat – and what I eat appears to include corned beef.

Do you want to know how well-bred you are? Then open your fridge.

Our finest young voices

The choir are holding an open rehearsal at Wellington Girls' College on Sunday, April 23.

A new cycle of the New Zealand Secondary Students Choir has begun, with a week-long camp in Wellington.

Artist spreads her wings

Kapiti artist Vanessa Owens with Kapiti Adventures of Sammy the Seal - the first of what she hopes will be a five-part ...

Kapiti artist lends drawing talent to Michael Peryer's children's book about a fur seal.

Brass band's Star Wars march video

Wellington Brass Band coordinator Byron Newton came up with the idea of a Star Wars-themed arrangement for the band's ...

Darth Vader and Jedi summoned as Wellington Brass Band chases fifth national title.


Tuivaiti leads Pulse to win

Central Pulse shooter Cathrine Tuivaiti was in top form on Monday night.

The Central Pulse shooter put her Northern Mystics Silver Ferns rivals on notice in her side's win.

Claims of violence at rugby match

A player was allegedly kicked in the head following a Stokes Valley v Johnsonville match on Saturday. (FILE)

It's alleged multiple king hit punches were thrown and a player was kicked in the head during a rugby game in Wellington.

Braswell to keep pushing Saints

Wellington Saints coach Kevin Braswell talking to Jordan Ngatai at a home game this season.

There is no letup for the undefeated Wellington Saints as they welcome a resurgent Nelson Giants team on Anzac Day.

Wairarapa top after Taranaki win gallery

A jubilant Callum McCowatt celebrates scoring Western Suburbs second goal against Lower Hutt on Sunday.

Two points separates the top four teams in the Central League as Wairarapa open up a two-point advantage.

Harriers break Shaw Baton Relay hoodoo

Wellington Harriers runner Nathan Tse put in a big leg to help his team win the senior men's division at the Shaw Baton ...

Wellington Harriers have won the relay for the first time since 1995.

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