Watery argument

Adding fluoride would spark 'riots' in the street

Petone residents would "riot on the street" if fluoride were added to tap water, says chairman.
Petone water

Sevens booze ban?

Wellington Sevens The antics of drunken revellers mean tighter booze controls for next year's tournament.

Tower block planned for High St

9:57am There are plans to turn the former BNZ building in Lower Hutt's High St into a multi-story apartment block.

Roof victim mourned as 'a lovely kid'

The student who fell through a roof and died has been described as energetic, bright and kind-hearted.

Warmer weather is on its way

A brief taste of spring should soon blow away memories of last week's wintry snap.

'Living on super' queried

Ex-finance firm director tells a court he has no assets, despite having properties worth millions in trusts.

Winery and council's secret deal

grapes for wine A long-running dispute between Napier City Council and Mission Estate Winery has been settled out of court.

Father of 'modern' air force dies

The man regarded as the "father of the air force" has died in Lower Hutt at the age of 91.

Rat numbers rocket

Man injured by bull

elephant

Jumbo a piece of cake

It was the elephant in the room that everyone wanted to talk about.

What you need to know

Big Mac What you need to know on Tuesday morning, July 29.

Judge's order stopped milking

Thames farming company hit with $47,000 fine and ordered to stop milking until it fixed the overflowing effluent system.

Cashed-up bidders for Acurity

Continued contamination 'not tenable'

NZX

Eroad IPO trucks on

Transport technology company will float on the NZX with an initial market valuation of $180 million.

Craig unfazed by PM's snub

Colin Craig Conservative Party leader Colin Craig is staying positive in the face of what many are calling a deathblow dealt by National.

MP facing scrutiny over records

NZ First MP's under scrutiny in investigation into accessing criminal records.

Lorde: Get out and vote

Brain fade or abuse of power?

John Key

Key coup de grace for Craig

With opinion polls placing National well clear of 50 per cent, Key judged he needn't risk having Colin Craig on board.

Capital needs more creative people

Meeting Potential workers see Wellington as having limited career opportunities and, as a result, are not confident about staying or shifting here.

Wellington nous is far from dying

Far from dying, Wellington companies are adapting rapidly to changing economic demands.

Sky to fall in over flyover

Editorial | Football feast a win for wellington

Colin Craig

Why Key has cut Craig out of the deal

Craig would have to be found a National seat where the local candidate was prepared to throw away his or her seat.

Bonus round offers closure

Debbie Newby-Ward Ahead of the finale to Nothing Trivial, Debbie Newby-Ward reveals what she's learned from playing Emma.

Your NZ film fest reviews

It's hard to know what to pick at the film festival so share your reviews to make everybody's lives easier.

Jackson goes undercover

Kiwi musician ripped off

Hobbit / Battle

New Hobbit trailer revealed

The first brief look at the final instalment in The Hobbit movie trilogy has been released - and it's grim.

A pilgrim in Wellington

Kaushiki Roy has travelled far, but a walk up Mt Victoria is its own kind of pilgrimage.

Can't always bake what you want

We rise to the challenge and join the Wellington on a Plate bake club.

Maori art auction

Cooking in the 'real Italy'

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

Actor sinks teeth into campaign

A What We Do In the Shadow star has sunk his teeth into a campaign to save the Maui's dolphins.

Sport
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Tietjens sends SOS to All Blacks

New Zealand Sevens Rugby sevens guru Gordon Tietjens has already sent out his wish list of AB stars for the next Olympics.

Smith to face Turbos

Conrad Smith is likely to test out his broken thumb for Wellington against Manawatu in a pre-NPC game.

All Whites target quits post

Phoenix recruit ready for adventure

Ernie Merrick

Phoenix show promise

Wellington fans can dare to dream again after their sides impressive performances against EPL teams West Ham and Newcastle.

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