Kapiti Grey Power vice president Trevor Daniell outside Waikanae's Westpac branch, which faces permanent closure.

Elderly revolt over bank plan

10 min ago  What happens when an age-old tradition dies in an old-age town?

Inmate's lightbulb idea

Dion King surrendered at Hastings police station on Thursday morning still wearing his prison-issue handcuffs.

12:08 PM  Fugitive claims that escaping was easy after being taken to hospital.

Cable may have led to death video

11:31 AM  Brittle-bone adventurer died after being flung from his wheelchair during a marathon.

Gastro bug probe launched

11:36 AM  Source of gastro outbreak may relate to security of district council's bores.

Former Hutt mayor Glen Evans dies

11:10 AM  A car-parking disaster and a leading role in flood protection marked his nine years in hot seat.

Radio veteran dies of cancer

Former host of NewstalkZB, Justin du Fresne, dies after brief illness.

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New gate means less wait at airport video

Wellington Airport's five new e-gates.

12:18 PM  Nearly 12 million people enter New Zealand each year and that entry just got faster.

Celebrating road patrollers

Not much has changed since 1966 for the road patrollers at a Wellington school.

Meet community candidates

Painted Lady sells to 'aficionados'


Company 'a device for bribe': Crown

Flanked by supporters, Sir Ngatata Love arrives arrives at High Court in Wellington on Monday. The case is set to ...

Sir Ngatata's corruption case wraps up with claims his partner's company was set up to gain multi-million dollar payment.

Ebos on growth and profit roll

Ebos chief executive Patrick Davies has delivered a $123 million profit.

Christchurch-based Ebos has become a major player in the Australasian health products business

Elderly revolt over bank plan

News: Raglan Westpac bank.

What happens when an age-old tradition dies in an old-age town?

Meridian Energy to pay special dividend

Meridian boss Mark Binns says shareholders will be paid a special dividend.

Meridian Energy sells more power at higher prices in New Zealand and Australia.

Landlords concerned over new loan rules

Palmerston North landlord Shane Storey says new regulations that limit landlords ability to borrow at the same time as ...

Palmerston North landlords have raised concerns over the impact of incoming property investor lending regulations, that have been adopted by banks.


Bring NZ Wars into view

A ceremony marking the handover of Rangiriri, site of one of the major battles in the New Zealand Wars.

OPINION: The New Zealand Wars are a foundational part of this country's history, and every person should have at least a passing knowledge of them.

Paying for a perfect smile

This little boy is unafraid to smile. But some people are, if it reveals teeth neglected because they could not afford a ...

OPINION: Rosemary McLeod is grateful, for limited reasons, that her mother was vain.

Historic building boom

The simple, obvious and only solution to housing a growing population is to build more houses and build them faster. ...

OPINION: New Zealand is in the midst of an historic building boom. Across the country, building activity is at an 11-year high.

Two watchdogs better than one

New Zealand is part of the Westminster family of nations.

OPINION: One of the constitutional roles of the public service is to provide free and frank advice. Public servant officials should, as the recent Dominion Post editorial wrote, "be brave and tell the minister something that he or she doesn't want to hear".

Moderate drinking is OK

There is well-acknowledged evidence showing light to moderate drinking can have a range of health benefits, says Spirits NZ.

OPINION: This month a group of academics are holding meetings in provincial towns around the country. They have two messages – there is no safe level of alcohol consumption and alcohol causes caner cancer.


A very funny and original show

Jessica Brien delivers a yoga class like no other in Coriander's Yoga(ish) Show.

REVIEW: From start to finish, Brien engages her audience with consummate ease

Crossword solutions: Thursday, August 25

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Kiwi soundtrack for sci-fi horror

Caii-Michele Baker is a Kiwi singer who has recorded the theme song for a new Argentinian sci-fi thriller called Pacifico.

Looking for an otherworldly soundtrack to your out of this world horror film? Think New Zealand, naturally.

Crossword solutions: Wednesday, August 24

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Crossword solutions: Tuesday, August 23

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Capital Life

Feast not for the faint-hearted

Cardiac Cuisine, a Wellington On a Plate event boasting six courses of hearts.

This is one banquet which the chef has put more than his own heart and soul into.

Pedal power behind recycling video

Kaicycle is a food waste bicycle collection service based in Wellington.

Kaicycle is fundraising to improve their urban waste collection service and help keep food waste out of landfills.

Local's guide to Wellington weekend stuff nation video

A short stroll from the city is Wellington's beach – Oriental Bay

A Wellingtonian and travel blogger describes his perfect itinerary for a couple of nights in the capital.

Review: Sterling's WOAP burger

Sterling's WOAP burger, $22.

A taste of…Sterling, 101 The Terrace

Human rights at ground level

Power chair user Erin Gough could not get into Slim Davey's pub on her first attempt, but was invited back by owner ...

All it takes is a bit of wood, some goodwill - and free cocktails always help.


Miramar set for Birkenhead clash

Miramar Rangers celebrate a goal in their 4-2 win over Cashmere Tech in the Chatham Cup quarterfinals.

A ninth consecutive Chatham Cup road trip sees Rangers travel to Auckland for a semifinal against Birkenhead United.

Garden-Bachop in fine form

Jackson Garden-Bachop fends off a Hawke's Bay defender during his side's NPC win last Saturday.

Another week, another start at first-five for the young Wellington Lions playmaker. 

Wellington squash 'spider'

The new Wellington Lions shirt for 2016, which has dropped the "spider web" in favour of the lion on the chest.

Wellington Lions bring back roaring lion to replace traditional "spider" crest.

Rider suffers 'painful' season-ending injury

Rae Morrison in action during the second round of the Enduro World Series in Bariloche, Argentina.

Rae Morrison will be sidelined for approximately three months after breaking her heel in the latest round of the Enduro World Series.

HVHS win girls' football title

Members of the Hutt Valley High School girls' first XI celebrate winning the Wellington premier girls' title on ...

Hutt Valley High School get revenge on St Mary's College for last year's girls' first XV final loss.

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