18062010 NEWS. Southland Times Files/SOUTHLAND TIMES. File photo from 15 February 1980. New Zealand v's West Indies Cricket test held at Dunedin's Carisbrook. West Indies player Michael Holding kicking the wicket.

When Welly hit the Windies for six

It was the cricket match Wellington players recalled in retirement, or was mentioned in their obituaries.

Families 'in the dark'

Allan Still, father of Alexis Victoria Still who died in the Carterton Ballon crash.

12:11 PM  Parents of Carterton balloon crash victim Alexis Still criticise police and coroner handling of her body.

Mark Lundy, the 'unluckiest man'

OPINION: Mark Lundy is a salesman who's tried to sell one thing for 15 years - his innocence.

Stadium cleared for Easter alcohol

Hurricanes and Phoenix fans can enjoy a beer at this weekend's matches, despite the holiday.

Hoax leaves young fans stumped

Students were disappointed when a Black Caps visit turned out to be an April Fool's hoax.

Cenotaph precinct opens to public

The refurbished cenotaph precinct near Parliament is expected to be open to the public.

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News

Stymying the region not on

Around 20 balloons took part in a mass ascension from Carrington Park in Carterton to launch the Wairarapa Balloon Festival, which runs until Sunday.

0 min ago  Merging the rest of rest region should not depend on what Wairarapa wants, a Wellington pro-amalgamation groups says.

Your guide to Easter weekend

9 min ago  Here are some of the events happening around Wellington over the long weekend.

Mark Lundy back behind bars video

International student sentenced for assault

Business

Plan to revitalise Porirua CBD

Central city apartments could be on the cards for Porirua.

Porirua's former post office building could be turned into apartments following the council's purchase of the building.

Sold! For $1m

The building where the Tuatara Brewing Company recently opened its new tasting room is understood to have been sold to for $1 million.

Kirkcaldie and Stains.

New acting CEO for Kirks

Wellington department store Kirkcaldie & Stains appoints Philip Shewell as acting chief executive.

Comment

Letters to the editor, April 2, 2015

Is there a way we can alter Easter trading laws?

OPINION: Easter is upon us and the usual quagmire of trading hours arises.

Mark Lundy has had a fair trial

OPINION: Nobody can plausibly claim that Lundy has not received justice.

Child Sex Abuse: We’ve looked away for too long

Painful legacy of parenting wrongs

OPINION: If I'm honest about my mother, as out of loyalty I hesitate to be, my over-riding memory of her is fear.

Culture

A thing well made

Raf Simons is only Dior's seventh head designer since the company was founded in 1946.

11:34 AM  REVIEW: Dior and I is put together with great care.

A fitting final lap for Walker

Fast and Furious 7 is a film that understands its audience.

The Book of the Dead is a spicy, satisfying school holiday movie.

Unique treat from Mexico

11:28 AM  REVIEW: The Book of Life - wacky, wildly inventive and more than just a little weird

Capital Life

Your guide to Easter weekend

Zane and Degge Jarvie, with Imogen Stone, had great success with How To Universe at the Fringe Festival. They return in 2015, bringing the show to Wellington Circus Hub in Newtown for the Easter weekend.

9 min ago  Here are some of the events happening around Wellington over the long weekend.

Berhampore boutiques

In Wellington's Berhampore, a bakery, a jewellery studio and a bistro have all just turned one and contributing to the rejuvenation of the suburb.

Thunderbirds 1 and 2 have been redesigned for Pukeko Pictures remake of the classic sixties show.

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 ... gallery video

The strings may be gone but the Tracey brothers, Lady Penelope, Brains and Parker return smarter, fitter and with better gadgets.

Sport

Ma'a Nonu to bring up 150 Super Rugby games

Ma'a Nonu is set to become the first back to play 150 games of Super Rugby.

Ma'a Nonu set to become only the fourth player, and first back, to play 150 Super Rugby matches.

Central Pulse earn bye breather, says Broughton

There's not been many times this season when the Central Pulse coach has had cause to praise her players.

Shane Richardson, the NRL's head of strategy, will meet with the Wellington consortium.

Wellington has chance to boost fledgling NRL bid

Representatives from Wellington's fledgling NRL club bid are to push their case to the game's hierarchy.

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