Beach Road near Oamaru fell into the sea after years of coastal erosion.

Devoured by the sea

Images show how coastal erosion has eaten away roads, parks and houses.

Mum praises rescuers

Missing 10-year-old Nathan Daniel Callaghan, who has autism.

Missing boy Nathan Daniel Callaghan was found in a neighbour's home, mum says.

Who's life is it anyway?

Lecretia Seales lost her battle for life. A year on, her husband continues the fight for the right to die.

Mall flood leaves retailers dripping

Heavy rain created havoc for some Johnsonville retailers.

Police officer 'was too close'

Tragic case reinforces need for police to steer clear of undue influence, says MP.

Hot pools in harbour?

Outdoor bathing in Wellington? A businessman insists it's not just a fantasy.

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News

No respite from wet weekend

Wet weather is expected to continue through the night.

Cold, damp weekend set to continue with several parts of the North Island under a severe weather watch.

Paekakarirki Hill Rd closed

A major route into Porirua and Wellington is closed following two vehicle crashes. 

SH1 reopens after crash

Hutt man wanted by authorities

business

Town Hall deal expected

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Victoria University School of Music look set to become long-term tenants of ...

Council hopes to reach deal with NZSO and School of Music to restart strengthening works.

Celeb chef fires up in Wellington video

MasterChef New Zealand judge Al Brown is opening Best Ugly Bagels on Swan Lane in Wellington later this year.

One of the founders of Logan Brown is expanding his bagel business into the capital.

Tourism industry hot over DOC funding cuts

The Tourism Export Council said stricter enforcement of concession fees for visiting scenic spots such as the pancake ...

Tourism industry leaders are worried that lack of funding will continue to severely handicap the Department of Conservation.

Bankers slam blogger's 'victim filter'

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler, whose decisions have been repeatedly attacked by former colleague Michael  ...

Michael Reddell expected thanks for revealing a Reserve Bank leak. Instead, he was privately slammed him as "reckless"

Craft brewery Panhead sold

Former Panhead Custom Ales owner Mike Neilson plans to continue  brewing for the company.

Wellington beer maker Panhead has been snapped up by a global brewing giant.

Comment

Editorial: Smoking: Price rises not enough

The Budget heralded annual  10 per cent tobacco tax rises for four years.

OPINION: The Government stands accused of making a fortune out of tobacco addicts.

Garner: Labour's little traction

if the headlines are right and John Key is at his 'most unpopular' … then why is Andrew Little doing so badly?

Andrew Little has had a poor year and some Labour MPs are already resigned to him losing the next election.

Williams: What housing crisis?

Extra spending beyond health and education was restrained - and leaves Bill English with some shots in his locker for a ...

OPINION: This Budget shows the Government is blinded by its own poll success, says former Labour Party president Mike Williams.

Editorial: Blandness doesn't mask the split within

Finance Minister Bill English delivers Budget 2016 at Parliament.

OPINION: The Budget was dull, as promised: John Key's Government has made tedium a virtue.  

Still fighting for the right to die

Matt Vickers and Lecretia Seales in 2010.

Lecretia Seales lost her battle for life but a year after her death, her husband Matt Vickers continues the fight for the right to die.

Culture

Album review: Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group's Three is out now.

Does Blue Man Group's music stand up without the live show?

Album Review: Jason McIver Collective, I May No Perf

The Jason McIver Collective's I May No Perf is out now.

REVIEW: Quality, consistency and confidence come through on this impressive debut album

Album Review: Julianna Barwick, Will

Julianna Barwick's Will is out now.

REVIEW: It might be "whale-watching music", but it's well worth listening to

NZ Art Show: Meet the artists gallery

Oriental Bay Moonlit by Clare Matthews.

The NZ Art Show runs over Queens Birthday Weekend in Wellington. Find out more about some of the Wellington artists.

Young soprano's big break

New Zealand opera singer Katherine McIndoe, of Wellington.

Young soprano Katherine McIndoe is more than a bit star-struck with her current cast.

Capital Life

NZ Art Show: Meet the artists gallery

Oriental Bay Moonlit by Clare Matthews.

The NZ Art Show runs over Queens Birthday Weekend in Wellington. Find out more about some of the Wellington artists.

Cornwell St's heroic past

Aerial view of Wellington's wharves and railway in 1934. Westpac Stadium is now where the rail yards in the centre of ...

Cornwell Street is one of 18 Wellington streets named for people, places or events from World War

Festival's $100m boost

The double bill of choreographer Pina Bausch's Cafe Muller and The Rite of Spring drew a huge crowd.

Not only did it bring in the big bucks, but this year's event-goers liked it better.

Music on the brain gallery video

Husband and wife Margaret and John Clark are SoundsWell Singers choir members.

SoundsWell, a Wellington singing group, is bettering the lives of people with neurological conditions.

Fish n' chips app offers delivery

General manager Richard Samways manages both the Thorndon Chippery and Mt Vic Chippery, both of which offer delivery ...

Wellington's The Chippery stores serve fish n' chips in a box instead of paper, and they even deliver to your door.

Sport

End of the road for the Giants

Nelson Giants point guard Jarrod Kenny matches up against Shea Ili of the Wellington Saints during their NBL clash on ...

Rangers reach Final Four series as Giants lose do-or-die game against the Saints.

Joseph: A long way to go

Brad Shields prepares to barge over for the Hurricanes' second try against the Highlanders.

No panicking from Highlanders after defeat to Hurricanes.

Hurricanes see off Highlanders video

Hurricanes' Ardie Savea makes a break.

Ardie Savea's last-minute winner gets gutsy Hurricanes home against Highlanders.

'Hard decisions' for Basin

Work is under way on repairs to the dilapidated RA Vance Stand, right, while a decision is looming on the ...

Wellington's Basin Reserve could be denied more high profile tests unless quick action is taken.

Galloway selected for NZ juniors

Wellington junior squash player Scott Galloway in action at the 2016 New Zealand Junior Open in Whangarei in April, 2016.

Scott Galloway is eyeing the junior worlds, but first competes at the Wellington Squash Open.

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