A crack and a crash

Overnight slip slams into Oriental Bay block

Houses on Mt Victoria's McFarlane St and on Oriental Parade are "seriously damaged" after a slip overnight.
Oriental Bay slip

Coach manipulated girl

Court 11:57am A sports coach who was supposed to mentor a player shared a bed with her and encouraged her to cut her wrists.

Mei Fan murder accused in court

11 min ago A Wellington man has appeared in court on a charge of murder in relation to the death of a Miramar woman.

Wild weather disrupts ferry sailings

11:34am Interislander ferries are being delayed and cancelled due to high winds and rising seas.

Power out after truck crash

More than 1000 homes in the Stokes Valley area are without power after a truck brought down lines this morning.

Mayor royally cheesed off at snub

11:30am Porirua mayor Nick Leggett is miffed at not being invited to the royal visit at the police college.

Easter and liquor laws to hit bars

alcohol generic Wellington's hospitality industry is preparing for "double whammy" of liquor laws this weekend.

Cats cavorting through capital

Cats are cavorting through properties at a rate of 49 million trespasses a year, according to a study.

Woman and children hurt in crash

City bypass a danger

Ruataniwhat dam

Who will turn towns' lights off?

As the Ruataniwha dam decision sinks in, a council boss wonders what will become of towns Waipukurau and Waipawa.

Hot Genesis debut forecast

Genesis Shares in Genesis Energy could surge when it lists on the NZX today, fund managers predict.

High dollar keeps lid on inflation

A high New Zealand dollar is keeping a lid on inflation, with widespread discounting in shops for imports like clothing, shoes and electronics.

Trash or grocery treasure

Shock news: Greens favour privatisation

Glen Chean

World's largest curved TV revealed

The ultimate in big screen television technology could soon be yours - for around $35,000.

Adviser defends Collins

Judith Collins A senior Beehive adviser has taken the unusual step of going public to back her minister, Judith Collins.

ACC will pay out

ACC will compensate any clients cut off from claims due to unfair privacy waivers.

Today in politics: Wednesday, April 16

ACC could be asked to destroy info

Judith Collins

Peters stirs pot over dinner date

Justice Minister Judith Collins is embroiled in fresh allegations surrounding her official visit to China last year.

NZ winner in royal visit

Royals depart NZ The royal couple and their young prince farewelled New Zealand yesterday for Australia, but left behind an enchanted audience of fans during their historic 10-day visit.

Has democracy taken a dive?

Winter is coming. So is an election, with hibernation increasingly the favoured response to both.

ACC still hasn't got the message

Kohanga censorship not on


Cannabis no boredom cure

Bored people are boring people, and vice versa, but especially when stoned. When stoned, people I've known have been as thrilling to hang out with as last year's newspaper.

Coppelia dancers say it with mime

Coppelia Dancers Sir Jon Trimmer and Lucy Green talk about mime in the latest production Royal NZ Ballet production, Coppelia.

US remakes not lost

For light relief from Sunday's increasingly bittersweet House of Cards, it's a major treat to have Veep back.

Modern family on show

Kiwis to get arty in Edinburgh

rio 2

Birds of a feather in Rio

Rio 2 sees the return of Flight of the Conchords' Jemaine Clement as a cockatoo and again relies on music from Brazil and abroad to soar, writes Eric Kelsey.

Make your own Easter eggs

egg Ever wondered how to make marshmallow Easter eggs at home without any fancy kit? Here's how.

Energy goes into winning ideas

While adults are still arguing about climate change, a new generation is committed to a green future.

Keeping life in balance

Healthcare behind bars

school holidays

School holiday activities

Once all the chocolates eggs have disappeared, the fun's not over in Wellington this Easter. Capital Day takes a look at just some of the things to do and see in the capital these school holidays.

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Riera Phoenix's player of the year

Albert Riera Albert Riera completed a remarkable transition into professional football tonight by winning the Phoenix's player of the year award.

Phoenix sign Spanish import

Spanish midfielder Alejandro Gorrin will bolster the Wellington Phoenix's 2014-15 season roster.

Brisbane Lions' Kiwi links

Saints pray for Easter atonement

Andre Taylor

Black jersey still fires Vito

Victor Vito knows he's running out of auditions, but the Hurricanes No 8 insists he hasn't closed the door on the All Blacks just yet.

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