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Makeover for city laneway

Bond St in central Wellington has a new look - it's gone completely dotty.
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Tourist convicted

6:18pm Man who left a hard drive with over 50,000 child abuse images on it at Wellington airport sentenced in UK.

Craft beer demand froths over

Wellington micro breweries struggle to fill orders as Auckland's penchant for craft beer sends demand skyward.

Quad bike victim named

Abigail Jane Schmal-Singleton is understood to be the six-year-old ​killed while riding a quad bike in Masterton.

Kapiti Line back on track

Train services on the Kapiti Line have resumed, after the service was suspended for several hours due to a power failure.

Councillor interrupts interview

An interview turned awkward today after a councillor barged in front of Wellington's mayor.

Toxic algae found in Hutt River

Dog owners have been warned to keep their animals away from the Hutt River after toxic algae were found in it.

Upper Hutt rail station upgrade under way

Work has started on replacement of the Upper Hutt railway station.

Wairarapa scrub fire doused

State housing plan set

Young woman found dead

Former Wellington woman found dead in Thailand had been tipped as a future PM, father says.

Air NZ in hot water over pricing

Airline being investigated over alleged "drip pricing" tactics, such as adding insurance on an opt-out basis.

Unpaid caring hits incomes

Households of unpaid caregivers typically earning 10 per cent less than their peers, report finds.

Ownership move not for tax - Microsoft NZ

Fonterra's architect takes on Canberra

NZ Super Fund posts bumper return

Super fund beats its benchmark with a 13.9 per cent annual return, but more muted earnings are on the horizon.

Key opts for state of state houses over state of the nation

Prime Minister John Key's scene-setter for the political year today was not so much a state of the nation speech as a state of the nation's state houses speech.

The state of it: Key speaks

Your quick guide to the Prime Minister's annual state of the nation speech.

Little targets unemployment in state of nation speech

New midwives to undergo extra year of monitoring

State house sale plan slammed

National's social housing plan about looking after "private developer mates" says Labour.

Drones a clear threat to our privacy

Drones will become a vital part of the economy. They will also make a possibly dangerous nuisance of themselves.

We're dealing with drones

The Civil Aviation Authority is taking a considered approach when it comes to regulating drones, writes CAA manager Steve Moore.

Locked in a fight for tolerance

Is 5am closing really a good idea?

Voters await signs of a new game plan

Will political life will gain a new sense of direction in 2015?

Pete's Dragon flies in to Upper Hutt

Hollywood has been in Upper Hutt for initial shooting for of Disney production Pete's Dragon.

What he does with the shadows

Australian Raymond Crowe has adults and children spellbound by his shadow puppet show.

Preacher pulled Kiwis to crusades

Jury's out on new panel shows

Bach to the future

Tom Cardy talks to the two ambitious organists who will play all 327 Bach organ works this year.

Absolutely dotty

Bond St in central Wellington has a new look - it's gone completely dotty.

Summer Pix: Time to vote

Vote for your favourite photos to help find the winner of the Canon Kiwi Summer People's Choice Award.

Yank tanks on track to thrill

Bucket fountain love song makes splash

Shark in Wellington harbour

People have been warned not to get too close to a Blue Shark seen in a Wellington Lagoon.

Firing Corey can take Black Caps to glory

All-rounder has flexed his muscle with bat, and eventually ball, to ease the minds of Black Caps' brains trust.

NZ batsmen need sterner test before World Cup

New Zealand's cricketers have a need for speed but no-one to unleash the thunderbolts at them.

Cricket Wellington float idea outside the square

Lung infection blamed for Trentham failure

Vettori's birthday wish for no more run outs

New Zealand's record appearance holder has plenty of reasons to smile on his 36th birthday, but one thing still makes him cranky.

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