Works at the northern end of Transmission Gully viewed from State Highway 1, at the site entrance at the former Car ...

Weather holds up Gully work

$800m project races ahead in Kapiti, but it's been too wet at Tawa end, engineers say.

The burglary bugbear

Burglary in New Zealand is up nearly 12 per cent, new crime statistics show.

So you've been burgled - why aren't police solving it, and what do they class a 'burglary'?

Cuba St junction: who goes first? video

It's the intersection that puzzles Wellington motorists, so what are the rules?

Rugby match ends with brawl

Stray tackle in under-15s game leads to a 50-person brawl, involving players and spectators.

Questions on Air NZ Dreamliners

Air NZ Dreamliners have same engines as grounded Japanese ones - it says it's "managing the issue".

Lower Hutt wins drive to bottom

One crucial factor could stand between passing or failing your driving test: where you live.

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One dead in Waipukurau crash

Traffic has been diverted after a fatal accident in Waipukurau.

A person has died and others have been injured after a crash involving two vehicles in Waipukurau in the Central Hawke's Bay.

Living a quake nightmare

Last week, Veronica Grondona got the text she never wanted: "We have found the body [of] your brother."

$15,000 paint job for Porirua bus

Gastro meeting draws 300


Questions on Air NZ Dreamliners

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines are under spotlight over corrosion and cracking problems   ...

CAA confirms Air NZ's Dreamliners have same engines as grounded Japanese planes - but says there are no "operational issues".

Top Shop sets Wellington date

A store window from TopShop's Oxford St flagship store gives a hint of things to come for Wellington.

Another big name retailer prepares to open on the capital's Lambton Quay.

Sir Bob Jones' $32m building

Sir Bob Jones has bought ASB Bank Tower for $32 million.

Property mogul is the latest in a string of owners for tower, which was previously Terry Serepisos' office.

Shelly Bay a step closer to Sausalito

Wellington City Council is understood to have made a deal to sell its land at Shelly Bay to  developer Ian Cassels.

Wellington City Council land sale to developer could see revamp of collection of derelict buildings.

Wellington mayoral profile: Nick Leggett video

Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett is standing for the Wellington mayoralty.

Wellington mayoral candidate Nick Leggett - carpetbagger or new energy for the capital?


The wonder of the watch

If you need a watch to say you've made it you've made nothing but a fool of yourself.

OPINION: My father's went for 40 years. It was the only watch of his life, a pre-war beast. I cannot bring myself to throw mine out.

97pc of annual catch above sustainable limits

The seafood sector will become increasingly important as a provider of top quality protein – enough for 2.3 billion ...

OPINION: Quota Management System bulwarks one of the world's best managed fisheries.

Campus sale leaves vacuum

Victoria University says it will sell its Karori campus, which began in 1970 as Wellington Teachers' College.

OPINION: Victoria's decision is not a surprise, but it means other public bodies will need to act.

Council should fill campus hole

Victoria University says it will sell its Karori campus because it is surplus to requirements.

OPINION: Karori shouldn't be left without basic community assets because Victoria University is selling up.

Juggling act of competing interests

The separation of Britain from the EU will be occurring against a disquieting background of rising influence inside ...

OPINION: NZ interests and emotional ties are obviously affected by Britain's decision to leave the EU.


Ballet's rising star rises to challenge

Joseph Skelton, Royal New Zealand Ballet.

Recovering from a potentially career-ending accident, one Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer is about to spread his wings

Electrifying drama from start to finish

Orphans features excellent performances from actors totally in tune with the nuances of their characters.

REVIEW: Direction and cast combine for an extraordinary production

Coming full circle at Circa

CHEERS: The cast raise their glasses to 40 years of Roger Hall at Circa Theatre.

Forty years of Circa Theatre and the work of playwright Roger Hall are being celebrated with a new play.

New home for sculpture

Artist Patrick Leeming standing with the mural Flight he sculpted in 1970.\

​Almost 50 years after it was made, a sculpture has a new home in Wellington.

Concert tour combines jazz and classical

Wellington musician Rodger Fox.

Musician Rodger Fox will be merging his band with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for a national concert tour.

Capital Life

Cycling mum's fears for her baby

Rebecca Kendall was nearly killed in a cycling accident in 2015. Having three children, including newly born Noah, has ...

Rebecca Kendall braved the roads on her bike after an awful crash, but a new baby gave her second thoughts.

Kicking for the top

Left to right: World Seido Karate Organisation founder and chairman Tadashi Nakamura with Tony Gaeta and Nidaime Akira ...

Tony Gaeta, of South Wellington Seido Karate, has been promoted from fifth dan to sixth dan in New York by the Grandmaster of the martial art.

New home for sculpture

Artist Patrick Leeming standing with the mural Flight he sculpted in 1970.\

​Almost 50 years after it was made, a sculpture has a new home in Wellington.

Try creepy-crawly dumplings

House of Dumplings' Vicky Ha samples a cricket, while holding  a batch of her limited edition duck and cricket dumplings.

Wellington's Queen of Dumplings Vicky Ha has added an unconventional ingredient to a limited-edition dumpling.

A taste of ... Dragonfly

Nori squid and sriracha mayonnaise at Dragonfly.

A taste of… Dragonfly


Women's rugby set to take off video

Kelly Brazier, Portia Woodman, Sarah Goss, and Ruby Tui are inspiring a generation of girls to get into rugby.

 There was a time when women's rugby wasn't a career option, but things have changed as the sport grows.

Scorcher series will return

Competitors are breathing a sigh of relief knowing they'll once again get to line up at start flags.

The Wellington sporting community has rallied to save a beloved summer sports series after it almost stopped because of a lack of funding.

Tuivaiti shaking up Pulse

Cathrine Tuivaiti is leaving Auckland to join the Central Pulse.

Cathrine Tuivaiti is heading south to join the Central Pulse in 2017, replacing departing Maia Wilson.

Wellington College start Rankin strongly

The Wellington College first X1 hockey team after taking out the Wellington secondary schools  competition, beating ...

Wellington College claim the Premier 1 title and start the national championships in fine form.

Lions still battling at the breakdown

Wellington Lions captain Brad Shields was caught out by the new breakdown laws in his first game playing under them ...

Rugby's trial breakdown laws have created a couple of strange new roles.

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