Shark in Wellington harbour

Beautiful 1-2m predator makes capital home

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

3:40pm A motorcyclist has died after crashing into another vehicle near Hastings.

Axe attack victims named

The names of four victims involved in a deadly axe attack in Upper Hutt that left one dead and three injured have been released.

Interactive: Quad bike/ATV crashes

More than 2000 ACC claims for accidents on all terrain vehicles cost $4.4m last year.

'I just lost both my boys'

Police name man who drowned off a Gisborne beach on Saturday, as search continues for his brother.

Vets take the lead from top dog

Wellington's Central Vet Hospital is facing some big changes - not that its patients will notice much.

Fatal crash blamed on several factors

Speed, tyres and roading have been blamed for death of a teenager on Haywards Hill Rd.

Swimmers 'entitled to know' drowning danger

Coroner says he doesn't want to be a "killjoy", but calls for signs highlighting the drowning risk at Gisborne swimming spot.

Waikanae rejects ageist stereotypes

Car, motorcycle crash on SH1

Swapping islands

Thousands of people give up their holidays to volunteer for the Department of Conservation.

McDonald's deal huge for firm

Auckland cloud-software firm VMob has scored a global deal with McDonald’s.

Events attendees get 'goody bag' without the waste

A Wellington company's "virtual goody bag" will be part of the actual goody bag at Australasia's largest technology expo in May this year.

Kiwi dollar plunge welcomed

Bin now a thing of beauty

Is it too early for hot cross buns?

Bakers say there's a reason supermarkets are already selling Easter buns - old Christmas stock.

Garner: Issue is safer roads, not foreigners

Another horror holiday road toll, another round of national angst about foreign drivers.

Small: RMA reforms a stop-gap

However Nick Smith’s planned RMA reforms play out, the balance between inflation and Auckland housing is on shaky ground.

Labour, Ratana ties questioned

Greens use Ratana to attack Key

McCully slates Russia, stops short of Putin

New Zealand has joined international condemnation of the killing of up to 30 civilians in the latest violence in Ukraine. 

Is 5am closing really a good idea?

Courtenay Pl Wellington To have trendy inner city bars open until 5am and make Wellington "party central" is great in theory.

The real oil on what's healthy

One week fish oil is in, then it's out. What do you believe?

Uber review must consider safety

What makes Key so unflappable?

Voters await signs of a new game plan

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

Saviours of rock'n'roll

Ben Thatcher of high-flying British rock duo Royal Blood had a lot of strange things happen to him and band mate Mike Kerr last year.

Stomaching bulimia on stage

The impact of eating disorders is often a taboo subject, but one show is hoping to change that.

Heavy heart in the suburbs

Aotearoa perfect opposites

NZ's vampires in the US?

Open your wallets – with your help What We Do in the Shadows will be off to the United States.

Shark in Wellington harbour

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

Hats off to cup day

The jewel in the Wellington Racing Club's crown had plenty of sparkle over the weekend.

Win big with Kiwi Summer

Nitro Circus firing on all cylinders

Saying it with flowers

One Wellington florist has been donating bouquets to those in need for over two years.

Camera on blink for part of one-day game

A rare and unexplained camera malfunction was to blame for New Zealand opener Martin Guptill's lucky escape in Dunedin.

Smith's late strike keeps Team Wellington top

It came late, and from a Hawke’s Bay United old boy, as a Jarod Smith goal kept Team Wellington atop the ASB Premiership.

Wellington teenager Kerr the chic of tweak

Onslow break title drought

One blip in Ross Taylor's superb knock

Ross Taylor broke out of a slump of eight innings under 40 to anchor the Black Caps' healthy total of 315-8 at University Oval.

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