Uniform-shedding plunge

Rite-of-passage at the wharf

Hundreds of Wellington schoolgirls jump off wharf to farewell uniforms.

Jealous dad's rampage

Maurice Temaki Wairau An aspiring politician who plunged a knife into the man who 'stole his family' has been sent to jail for nine years.

Nurse's registration cancelled

Mental health nurse censured for inappropriate relationship with patient who had attempted suicide.

'Day of Swedishness'

Eurovision song contest winner Asa Jinder is in Wellington for the first time.

Weta eagle soars again

The Weta Workshop eagle has landed - again - at Wellington Airport.

Grieving dad's mercy

Father of murdered man asks judge to let his son's two killers go free.

BNZ back in office

BNZ Harbour Quays building Fifteen months after quakes forced them out, BNZ completes is move back into Harbour Quays building.

Hunter still missing

Police have found a backpack and rifle in their search for a man missing in the Tararua Ranges.

Prison buses replaced after riot

Mishap almost fatal


Shrek back from the grave

After two years in a box, Shrek the sheep is ready to meet his adoring public.

New laws 'common sense'

Hi-vis morning tea BusinessNZ dismisses union claims that reforms will drive down wages and reduce workers' bargaining power.

Kiwi firms piggyback All Blacks

Rugby will be the winner when the All Blacks play in Chicago this weekend, but NZ businesses are also looking for a victory.

10c petrol discount won't last

Red ink still spills at Solid Energy

Fu Wah's planned hotel in downtown Auckland.

Chinese firm gets hotel approval

Chinese development company Fu Wah granted official approval for five-star hotel in downtown Auckland.

Homosexual convictions wiped?

Justice People convicted of homosexuality before it was made legal in 1986 may have criminal records wiped.

Cunliffe loyalists back Little

Labour leadership contender Andrew Little appears to gain support from ex-leader David Cunliffe's loyalists.

Beehive Live: PM marks WWI

Let location dictate new flag

Police Minister Michael Woodhouse

PM OK with conviction

John Key says he is not concerned that the police minister has a past drink-driving conviction.

Not everyone wants the news in 'real time'

Karl du Fresne I always read Mike O'Donnell's contributions in the Saturday business pages of The Dominion Post.

Union Jack doesn't fit our country

There is an easy solution to coming up with a new flag for New Zealand, writes Steve Maharey.

Pay equity must be made to work

Key must walk the talk on child poverty


Wellington a super city already

Evidence shows that the Wellington region is very much alive and kicking, while our "supercity" nemesis, Auckland, is not performing as it should.

She could be royal

Lorde's last Wellington performance had an audience of 140 people. Tonight she plays to 4000.

A Christmas cracker

Some may want to resist the encroaching yuletide season, but who can resist a ballet show with snow?

Celebrating 90 years of movie magic

An entertaining education

Aloe Blacc

Playlist: October 31 - November 6

The Playlist is your weekly online guide to gigs, live comedy, theatre, dance, classical, opera, galleries and museums.

Uniform-shedding plunge

jump Hundreds of Wellington schoolgirls jump off wharf to farewell uniforms.

Halloween howlers

The annual "Howl-O-Ween" costume contest is gaining traction as dressing up one's pooch becomes increasingly popular.

My Secret Life: Harry Skinner

Testing time for capital

Wainui hydroslide

Sliding into popularity

Hiria Davies was first person to go down Wainuiomata's hydroslide - fully clothed and wielding a broom at the time.

Fitness cloud over Taylor

Ross Taylor The cavalry is limping, rather than galloping, to bolster New Zealand's batting in the desert against Pakistan.

Spaniard key man for Phoenix

Closing down attacks, winning ball, launching the counter, holding midfielder Albert Riera does it all for the Phoenix.

Firebirds get Hodge's help

Chicago suits SBW return

Julian Savea

All Blacks puzzle a headache

Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd must decide which 10 games his All Blacks will miss next season.

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