Ryan McKinstry from Wellington is lucky to be alive after a snowboarding ...

Snowboarder down but not out

7:27 AM  He's nursing several broken bones, but Ryan McKinstry wants to see more of the world once he's whole again.

Serious HB crash

12082016 News Photo:David Walker/Fairfax NZ. Generic stock shot of St. John ambulance.

7:48 AM  A car has careered off the road and into a building in Napier.

Missing from bus, found in Levin

Mystery over why Adele Townsend got off her Intercity bus, shortly after getting on it.

Tugboats bring life into harbour video

It's a job that comes with views that are hard to match. 

'Spiritual journey': Body found

Australian police yet to confirm whether it's Kiwi expat Michael Huria.

Robbery double arrest

A man and a teenage boy have been arrested over a Hawke's Bay aggravated robbery.

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SuchCrowd head to Melbourne

SuchCrowd co-founders, from left,Tin Htoo Aung, Jacob Manning and Abbe Hyde, will start operating their business, which ...

Crowdsourcing entertainment platform SuchCrowd is starting up in Melbourne.

Plan for stricken town

A food crawl in post-campylobacter Havelock North hopes to revive some suffering businesses.

Tempers flare at hospice meeting

Family who fled want costs paid


SuchCrowd head to Melbourne

SuchCrowd co-founders, from left,Tin Htoo Aung, Jacob Manning and Abbe Hyde, will start operating their business, which ...

Crowdsourcing entertainment platform SuchCrowd is starting up in Melbourne.

Tempers flare at hospice meeting

Owen St resident Nick Granville tries to get an answer from Mary Potter Hospice's Devon Diggle over the proposed ...

Residents fire up at meeting to discuss a Wellington apartment block plan.

Wellington's 'Ponsonby' hub

The site of the former Greytown Four Square store and adjoining land, which was developed into new retail spot, is on ...

The "most sophisticated retail property ever built in the Wairarapa" is up for grabs.

Hutt project manager wins big

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Big restructure at Martin Jetpack

Martin Jetpack chief executive Peter Coker is taking on a new role as vice president global community of innovators ...

Martin Jetpack has switched senior executives, laid off staff, and farewelled two directors


Garner: A solution for sex offenders

Placing a sex offender near Maungaraki School proves Corrections needs a total overhaul of how they handle these cases.

Community fury at sex offenders living in their street is understandable - but we can't allow mob justice to take over.

Bank should keep cutting

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler says cutting interest rates too fast could see an "unsustainable surge in growth".

OPINION: The sweet spot for the official cash rate could be substantially lower even than its current 2 per cent

Catching fish but not value

Perhaps it's time for the creation of a stand-alone government agency for fisheries, with stronger oversight by ...

OPINION: The quota management system (QMS) has failed.

The demands of dementia care

Giving up control over your parent who has lost all control, and giving that control to strangers, is a hard baton to ...

OPINION: Caring for a glass-half empty person hard for family and professionals

The retail run-around

It doesn't matter whether you're buying online or in store, you can still face hurdles.

OPINION: With the opening of David Jones in Wellington, the retail sector has come under a bit of scrutiny.


Album Review: Joan Baez, 75th Birthday Celebration

Joan Baez's 75th Birthday Celebration album is out now.

REVIEW: A fine and intimate set that doesn't expand a legendary singer's standing.

Landscapes captured in watercolour

Alan Collins will find an outdoor vantage point then  paint what he sees,

Landscapes brought to life in watercolour

Te Papa’s getting bugged

Ruud "The Bug Man" Kleinpaste is bringing his creepy crawly bug lab to Te Papa.

Te Papa announces a new creepy-crawly collaboration with Weta Workshop.

UB40 returns

UB40's Astro, Mickey, and Ali, can't get enough of performing in New Zealand.

Enjoy Red Red Wine with a red wine when UB40 hits NZ vineyards in January.

A very funny and original show

Jessica Brien delivers a yoga class like no other in Coriander's Yoga(ish) Show.

REVIEW: From start to finish, Brien engages her audience with consummate ease

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Poetry and policy

At 72, Johnson is one of the oldest mayoral candidates, but brings a lifetime of experience in public policy. He reckons ...

Keith Johnson promises common sense and prudent policy if elected Wellington's mayor.

4 ways to cut food waste

Duck liver parfait with donut holes.

Lessons from the All Taste No Waster dinner.

Cherry beer's sweet back story

Pete Gillespie, co-owner of Garage Project, which has collaborated with Karma Cola to produce cherry-flavoured Lola.

The story behind Lola

Feast not for the faint-hearted

Cardiac Cuisine, a Wellington On a Plate event boasting six courses of hearts.

This is one banquet which the chef has put more than his own heart and soul into.

Pedal power behind recycling video

Kaicycle is a food waste bicycle collection service based in Wellington.

Kaicycle is fundraising to improve their urban waste collection service and help keep food waste out of landfills.


Tough weekend for Wellington football

Miramar Rangers' Tim Schaeffers cuts a disappointed figure after losing to Birkenhead United in the Chatham Cup semifinals.

Miramar Rangers knocked out of Chatham Cup, while Upper Hutt City go down by a solitary goal to defending women's Knockout Cup champs.

Birkenhead through to Chatham Cup final

Birkenhead's Ethan Galbraith celebrates scoring the decisive third goal against Miramar Rangers on Sunday.

A late goal to Ethan Galbraith sealed Birkenhead's win, while Waitakere City were rampant against Three Kings United.

Hi tech behind our athletes

Paralympic swimmer Cameron Leslie has just been fitted with new state of the art prosthetic legs in the lead-up to the ...

Advances in artificial limb technology will boost some of our 29 Paralympians' medal chances at Rio in September.

It's back to reality as Smith returns from Rio

Kelsey Smith in action during the Olympic Games semifinal against eventual champions Great Britain.

She may have returned home without a medal but Kelsey Smith has described her first Olympic Games experience as "one of the funnest things I've ever done."

Who are the top sport people?

The Tawa Tigers wrestling Club scooped most of the honours at the Porirua Sports Awards in 2011.

The Porirua City Council is calling for nominations for the city's top sports awards.

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