Wellington puppeteer Jon Coddington.

Puppet Fiction heads to Edinburgh

10:49 AM  There are plenty of strings attached for one Wellington barista's fringe passion project.

Debris from MH370? video

The large piece of aircraft wreckage that washed up on Reunion Island appears to come from a wing.

11:19 AM  Investigators are confident newly-found debris is from a 777 and possibly that of MH370.

'Bloody hell': Kiwi on Booker list

10:26 AM  Wellingtonian Anna Smaill had a very Kiwi reaction to making the list for top lit prize.

Student drug deal site taunts police

10:12 AM  Police investigate "dark web" market, said to be run by computer science students.

Cabbie bowled over ombudsman

Beverley Wakem "gobsmacked" driver who broke her leg discharged without conviction.

Pizza fingers guitar thief

Thief gets a supreme surprise when pizza order leads police to his home.

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Art trail price hike slammed

Kapiti artist Anne Bellamy with one of her watercolours.

2 min ago  Trail no democracy as art and crafters revolt.

Chasing ghost in post-apocalyptic Wellington

7 min ago  Hamish Clayton's second novel is a romantic ghost story set against the backdrop of an earthquake-devastated capital city.

The three Rs - and two Cs

DC-3 comes in for landing

Business

'Technology is the biggest story' video

"Society has not even begun to imagine where it would go," Gibbs said.

Time editor Nancy Gibbs believes technology is the biggest story in this "golden age of journalism".

David Ross bankrupt

The Wellington man responsible for the single biggest individual fraud in NZ's history has been declared bankrupt.

Cuba St Fruit Mart owners and brothers, from left, Lucky, Wally and  Magan Dayal.

Brothers celebrate 50 years in Cuba St store

The three Dayal brothers have stuck together through a lot of changes in Wellington's Cuba St.

Comment

Sometimes lives outweigh liberty

Tony Robertson.

OPINION: Tony Robertson presents a dreadful test for the justice system.

Is the Government obsessed with degrees?

OPINION: If delivering skills for industry is the aim the Government needs a much broader focus than degree courses.

Foreign buying of Auckland houses is a key point of difference between National and Labour over the Trans Tasman Partnership free trade deal.

NZ will sign TPP - end of story

OPINION: The sun will more than likely come up tomorrow and New Zealand will sign the TPP deal.

Culture

Art trail price hike slammed

Kapiti artist Anne Bellamy with one of her watercolours.

0 min ago  Trail no democracy as art and crafters revolt.

Trio well past their use-by date

11:21 AM  REVIEW: While there were fun moments, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis are running out of steam.

Writer Hamish Clayton, whose second novel, The Pale North, is set in an earthquake-ravaged Wellington.

Chasing ghost in post-apocalyptic Wellington

5 min ago  Hamish Clayton's second novel is a romantic ghost story set against the backdrop of an earthquake-devastated capital city.

Capital Life

DC-3 comes in for landing

Leo Cooney's model DC-3 inspired a display at Te Takere about early air travel in New Zealand.

10:31 AM  A project illustrating a slice of New Zealand aviation history has taken off.

What's on in Wellington

Music, comedy, art and sports. Here's what's on this week.

Taitoko School students performed for the opening of the Pasifika Fusion festival in Palmerston North.

Schools' Pasifika passion shines

10:24 AM  Horowhenua schools claimed top two places for cultural performance at annual festival.

Sport

Zwolle, here they come

Wellington United players Jayme-Lee Hunter, left, and Michaela Robertson (foreground) model the blue-and-white hoops of PEC Zwolle. Zwolle players Jolijn Heuvels, left, and Jorie Schepers are spending their off-season with Wellington United.

Frankly, the goal is to go to The Netherlands and never come back.

From Colombia to Canterbury

Cali one week, Christchurch the next.

Silverstream hooker Asafo Aumua has been in outstanding form this year.

Another final in sight for Silverstream

St Pat's Silverstream have made a habit of being part of the big show.

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