MH17 victim honoured

Acknowledging his potential

Malaysian Airlines crash victim Rob Ayley has been honoured with a posthumous diploma from Massey University.
POTENTIAL LOST: Rob Ayley's parents, John and Wendy Ayley.

Death on hill suspicious

Police treating death of man found near car on Kapiti Coast as suspicious.

Power cut after lines down

0 min ago School bus and crane entangled in phone lines on semi-rural road, causing explosion in transformer box, cutting power to Karori houses.

Man acquitted of rape

The son of a senior public servant has been acquitted of raping a woman he met out in central Wellington and went drinking with.

Police cut station hours

Napier, Hastings and Gisborne police stations will be shut to the public overnight from next week.

Get checked, stay positive

Te Manga Herewini had his intestines taken out and placed on the operating table next to him so surgeons could get to the cancer behind.

Serious injuries after head-on crash

Several people were seriously injured in a car-versus-car head on crash on State Highway 2 near Hastings.

Breathing space at busy hospitals

Wellington Hospital has found some breathing space after warning that its wards were struggling to handle the flood of sick patients last week.

Son's skull fractured by dad

Gully toll unlikely

Editor censored battle

The first editor of The Dominion hated strikers with a passion.

Hobbit triples tourist spend

One North Island region sees international spending rise three-fold on the back of the trilogy.

Businesses more upbeat

Business confidence continues to bounce back after the September election.

Mowbray posts worst loss in its history

Spanners in Auckland's $8b plan

50,000 NZ jobs a tough sell

NZ wants to give Australian technology professionals work, but will they be lured across the ditch?

Banks 'waking from nightmare'

After court quashes his conviction, former Auckland mayor says he feels the sun is shining extra bright.

Live: What a week

As we mark a close to the first week of the final sitting of Parliament for the year, we'll be taking a look back at the extraordinary events of the past seven days.

Glenn: Domestic violence 'a disaster'

Dotcom's mansion life to continue

Key claims confusion over texts

Key is fighting off accusations of lying, claiming confusion about his contact with Cameron Slater.

Migration key as growth to slump

Wellington needs to start attracting immigrants to compete with Auckland and Canterbury.

Call for world leaders to eliminate nuclear weapons

With a seat on the United Nations Security Council now is the time for New Zealand to put its foot on the pedal for nuclear disarmament, writes former prime minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer .

Alpha males' hug says it all in Sutton affair

Putting the spin on 'neutrality'

Trust not fast-tracked powers

The Government is ramming through a sweeping anti-terrorism law at great speed with almost no public consultation.

Man of many voices

As he's developed, it's become increasingly clear how much voice plays a central role for Tom Hardy.

Head and shoulders above the rest

Art installer Rob Cherry hangs work ahead of tonight's Wellington City Life Education Trust exhibition.

Music to light up Opera House Lane

Assured, frank redemption

Review: Spiegelworld’s Empire

This outrageous and hugely entertaining production combines circus, burlesque, comedy and vaudeville.

Road trip hits speed bump

Steve Porteous and Jenny Lindberg show people how to slow down their lives and live close to nature.

Literately death-defying

Medal winner Lydia Wevers says there are more Kiwi writers publishing books than ever before.

'All the fixings'

Crowdfunding for rooftop bar

Back country comes to city

All trampers know the satisfaction of arriving at a hut after a long day exploring the outdoors.

Merrick must 'explain' ref rant

Ernie Merrick issued a 'please explain' letter for claims that the Phoenix are unfairly treated by A-League refs.

NZ and Pakistan to pay tribute to Phillip Hughes

Minute’s silence to be observed and black arm bands worn acknowledging fallen Australian cricketer when test match resumes.

Saints may be for sale

Marshall aces 'yo-yo' test

Tait could return to Firebirds

Firebirds hope to add Aussie quick bowler Shaun Tait to their roster after losing Luke Fletcher to a side strain.

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