Children watch the rough seas along Steyne Avenue, near Plimmerton train station.

Massive waves pound Porirua gallery video

4:01 PM  Roads have closed and a sea wall near the Plimmerton fire station has washed away.

Search moves to river

Police are still searching for Upper Hutt woman Mary Berrington, who has been missing since July 19.

The search for missing woman Mary Berrington will now focus on the Hutt River.

CuriousCity: Saving our plants video

3:44 PM  Wellington's Otari-Wilton's Bush is home to half the country's 3000 native plants.

Power cuts across Porirua

About 300 homes are without power out in some parts of Porirua.

Caning it at the Cake Tin video

Hurricanes into Super Rugby semifinals with superb win over Sharks.

Living with my dad's suicide video

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer is still haunted by his sister's screams.

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Moko, 3, 'badly behaved' video

Moko Rangitoheriri was tortured and killed by Tania Shailer and David Haerewa

One of Moko Rangitoheriri's killers launches appeal, and argued at her sentencing she was driven to violence.

'She protected her cubs' gallery video

Missing in the bush with four children, Lorna Mohi-Roberts dug a makeshift shelter and gave them fern shoots to eat.

What happened to Mary? video

Beervana nirvana


Brewery lines up Lyall Bay move


Wellington craft beer producer ParrotDog is shifting its home base.

Stick men want more pay

Activists dressed as Pak n Save stick men protest outside the Porirua Store on Parumoana St. First Union say they are ...

Union asking for Porirua Pak 'n Save workers to have parity with other Wellington supermarkets

Beach owner selling slice of Fiji video

Michael Garnham is trying to sell the largest part of a Fijian island for $28.95 million.

Michael Garnham is selling part of Fiji island, following the sale of a pristine Abel Tasman beach, as debt grows.

More luxury in Wellington

The new Sofitel hotel in Wellington caters both both corporate and leisure travellers.

For the first time in 15 years, an international five-star hotel opens in Wellington.

A population strategy please

Economist Shamubeel Eaqub

OPINION: There are two broad issues with immigration.


Garner: My biggest fear

The average price of an Auckland house is an astronomical $970,000.

Do I tell my children to move to Levin, or will they still be working in their 80s to pay off their mortgages?

Editorial: Sky's Olympic rules rob public

Fairfax Media has decided not to send journalists to the Olympics.

OPINION: Restrictions on New Zealand journalists at the Olympics mocked the spirit of the Games.


Joe Biden speaking during his whistle-stop peace visit to new Zealand this week.

An American navy ship brings a symbolic end to a 33-year nuclear argument.

Is it a case of male vanity?

Mick Jagger may be afflicted with the same peculiar form of male vanity that led Hugh Hefner, at 82, to marry a woman 60 ...

OPINION: With Mick Jagger there seems to be one constant: that Mick comes first.

Potential soft targets infinite

A man reflects on the horror of the Nice attack amid bouquets left in  tribute to the victims, who died nearby.

OPINION: It currently seems as if lone wolf terrorist attacks are here to stay.


Worshippers flock to capital

Arise Church senior pastor John Cameron.

Almost 7000 members of the Arise church are gathering in Wellington this weekend.

Hip hop's 'Olympics of dance'

Shae King goes through a routine that propelled him and his dance crew in to a world competition.

Dancers are training just as hard as our top athlete's for their shot at glory.

Five festival films to catch this week

Graeme Tuckett selects a few out-of-the-way gems worth viewing at NZ Film Festival this coming week

Some of the best of the fest

Miss Sharon Jones! looks at the life and career of ones of music's unsung heroines.

Wellington's annual feast of cinema gets underway today. James Croot previews a baker's dozen of titles from the vast selection of choices on show at the New Zealand International Film Festival

Album Review: William Tyler, Modern Country

William Tyler's Modern Country is out now.

If your tastes run to Leo Kottke, Bill Frisell or Mark Knopfler you'll find much to enjoy on William Tyler's new album

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Hip hop's 'Olympics of dance'

Shae King goes through a routine that propelled him and his dance crew in to a world competition.

Dancers are training just as hard as our top athlete's for their shot at glory.

How the super-rich go shopping

A client can have her sales adviser pull in an entire season's worth of looks, plus accessories, in her size. Or she can ...

Flattering blush-pink changing room walls, catwalk-ready pieces and customers who drop US$500,000 in one click.

Shepherd Elliott and Jesse Simpson

Shepherd Elliott, left, and Jesse Simpson at their Wellington cafe Ti Kouka.

A complicated family tree sprouted the culinary mini-empire of Wellington brothers Shepherd Elliott and Jesse Simpson.

Advanced cancer sufferer still laughing gallery

Saoirse Gaffney is undergoing three types of chemotherapy in Christchurch.

Laughter is the best medicine for 5-year-old with stage 5 lung and bilateral kidney cancer.

Irene van Dyk's Secret Wellington

Former Silver Fern shooter and legend Irene van Dyk.

Netball great Irene van Dyk shares her favourite local haunts.


Hutt, Dalefied suffer losses

Northern's Craig Turner scored the winning goal as his side beat Hutt on Saturday.

Two big upsets marked the Wellington men's hockey preliminary playoffs with both top teams going down to extra time golden goals.

Harris earns Miramar win over Napier

Wellington Olympic goalkeeper Scott Basalaj fights to clear the ball in Olympic's 7-2 win against Palmerston North Marist.

Wins to Olympic and Miramar over the weekend has setup a blockbuster clash between the two sides next week.

Hunters title bid over

Fullback Michael Strickland crossed for three tries in Te Aroha's big win over University.

Defending champions Te Aroha ended University's playoff hopes with back to back wins.

No definitive word on Dane Coles

We're still little the wiser about Hurricanes captain Dane Coles, other than that he's suffered some kind of rib injury.

Hurricanes still in the dark about Dane Coles' fitness.

Cup semifinalists found

Maidstone Park had become a mudbath by the time Upper Hutt Rams prop Apa Heemi attempted to dive through the Tawa defence.

Jubilee Cup semifinalists found on a very soggy Saturday afternoon.

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