The AFL stars are out

St Kilda arrives ahead of Anzac Day match

It is only year two but St Kilda say Wellington already feels like a home away from home as they prepare for Friday's AFL clash.
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Basin flyover warning

Basin Reserve flyover An Australian architect says building the Basin flyover would be like putting a motorway beside the Sydney Opera House.

John Key's car egged in Napier

Prime Minister John Key's car was egged as he left a housing development in Napier today.

Not a cent for photo seen worldwide

A snap of the royal family could be the most-viewed image ever taken by a New Zealander.

Uncle's WWII letters inspire book

Long lost letters from an uncle who flew with Bomber Command are the inspiration behind a book for young adults.

Flare training to light up skies

The sky above Wellington will be awash with fire tonight but fear not - we are not under attack.

Eateries offer free food for veterans

Mike Egan, from Monsoon Poon Three Wellington restaurants are offering returned servicemen and women a complimentary meal this Anzac Day.

Napier health centre's $1m upgrade

A $1 million makeover of Napier Health Centre is under way.

Long weekend weather a mixed bag

Cooper helps reap poppy harvest

Andrew Wharton

Runner returns to Boston

A year after witnessing the horror of the Boston Marathon bombings, a Wellington athlete has returned to the city.

Investors winning

Stock market NZX Small investors who put money into all three government power company floats are up about 8 per cent overall.

Not ready for $5 coffee

If the prospect of a price rise has you spluttering into your latte, here is how to keep the cost down.

Deal creating $55m seems magical

Brits in push for rebuild role

Eftpos

Easter shopping sweet

Retailers had an extra sweet Easter this year in the capital, with spending up by more than $2 million from the holiday weekend last year.

Shock as Jones calls it quits

Shane Jones High-profile Labour MP Shane Jones is denying the National Party had a hand in his resignation, despite Jones crossing the political divide to take up a role specially created for him by the Government.

Departure screams party 'crisis'

Disarray - there is no other word to describe the mess the Labour Party plunged into last night.

Greens call for blue zone

Collins 'misled Parliament'

Anna Lorck

'Bully Cunliffe' tweet history

Labour's candidate for Tukituki has no intention of deleting a tweet in which she calls David Cunliffe a bully.

A bit of a biblical occurrence

South Island storm On the drive to the tunnel I felt like Noah on reconnaissance. The steep road was awash from kerb to kerb.

Drone use hits close to home

The death of a New Zealand-born man in a United States drone attack in Yemen raises serious questions.

Irrigation a key NZ challenge

More flexible training needed to ease crisis

Easter trading

Easter trading laws a farce

It seems pretty obvious that the Government has lost all enthusiasm for Easter trading laws.

The keys to laughter

Thomas Monckton Kiwi clown Thomas Monckton went to Finland to create a hilarious show that involves an impressive bag of tricks.

Playing unhappy families

Personal hatred and family affection flourish together in Other Desert Cities at Circa.

Maximum exposure in Edinburgh

Slow decline gets under skin

Viviane Sassen

Artist's fine balancing act

Fashion and reality struggle in the work of Viviane Sassen at City Gallery.

Logan's all fired up

Steve Logan Almost two decades since opening Logan Brown, restaurateur Steve Logan is bracing himself for a new venture.

Flat feet stood in the way of service

Len Cook has one of the more unusual Anzac Day stories.

Looking after all creatures great and small

Club's pride in war history easy to see

firetruck bbq

Fired up to cater to the masses

A red mobile restaurant is patrolling the streets, extinguishing Wellingtonians' hunger with food fresh off the barbecue.

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St Kilda touch down in Welly

Nick Riewoldt Around 15,000 tickets have been sold for Friday night's AFL match in Wellington.

Wests' woes go on

There was nothing sugary or sweet about Easter for the Wests Roosters

Search on for batting coach

Savea, you're the one

Jesse Ryder

Otago would sign Ryder again

Otago have confirmed their interest in contracting the Jesse Ryder again next season.

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