Brotherly love

Siblings chasing Jubilee Cup glory together

Nick and Jason Risdon might live in Wainuiomata, but their rugby hearts reside at the Hutt Recreation Ground.
Risdon brothers

Storage fire's huge cost

Damage and losses from a Wellington storage building fire top $8m so far, police say.

Drink drive limits lowered

7:15am Drink drive limits will be lowered from December, after new legislation was passed.

Taxpayers dig deep

After throwing $45 million at trying to fix the Novopay teacher payroll system in the past two years, the Government has been forced to seize control.

Balloon families welcome details

Families of the Carterton balloon crash victims have been left shocked by the inquest into the disaster - but they say it has been worth it.

School's microchip plan

School's hope to track pupils' behaviour with microchip bracelets prompts concern from parents.

Police chase gunman

Police Man fired at police officers, tried to hold up three vehicles and led police on a car chase overnight.

Ron Mark eyes return to parliament

Former NZ First MP Ron Mark in not ruling out a return to Parliament.

Sponsors allow for upgrade

Shamed in front of shoppers


Rhythm and Vines lineup announced

Chart-topping British indie band Bastille will headline this year's Rhythm and Vines music festival.

MTF shareholders concerned

Car yard Unhappy shareholders in car finance provider Motor Trade Finance have called a special meeting of shareholders for this month.

Greenlane village welcomed

Ryman Healthcare's plan to build $100m retirement village in Greenlane, Auckland, receives tentative thumbs-up from ex-All White.

Assets sold before liquidation

Strong rebound for US economy

Metro Glass

Metro debut seen as promising

Investors have given a cautious welcome to the positive NZX debut of Metro Performance Glass after its shares rose 6 cents on their first day of trading.

Alcohol limits to be cut

alcohol generic Legislation to lower adult drink-driving limits from December 1 has passed its final reading in Parliament.

Ministry chief's flying visits

Taxpayers are stumping up for Pacific Island Affairs boss Pauline Winter to travel between Wellington and Auckland most weekends.

'Billions' to save dolphin

'Gliding On' only option in fiasco

Tony Ryall

Ryall's colleagues tie one on

It is by no means certain yesterday's Come to the House Dressed Like Tony Ryall Day will catch on.

Feeble animal welfare laws

Pigs New Zealand's abysmal record on animal rights should be an election issue, writes Catriona MacLennan.

Tougher rules welcome for sevens

It's always a risk with a party - that point in the evening where the mood changes and things tip over.

Capital needs more creative people

Why Key has cut Craig out of the deal

Transmission Gully

Editorial | Action on Gully a relief

After a century of hairpin turns and government congestion, the long-awaited Transmission Gully road is properly set to go.

The devils you should know

Devilskin, from left, Paul Martin, Jennie Skulander Nick Martin and Nail. As album titles go, rock band Devilskin's debut release, We Rise, certainly proved prophetic.

Rich pickings

Such is the amount of art on show in Mexico City, it's being hailed as 'the new Berlin'.

McBoing Boing captivates

Life is still sweet

Pirates of the Airwaves

Ripping and real

Pirates of the Airwaves has some great advantages, but it would have been better as a movie.

Ranger's island life 'gets under the skin'

Genevieve Spargo Ranger Genevieve Spargo finds she's too busy on Kapiti Island to be lonely.

A 24-hour musical marathon

Two city churches have come together for a musical marathon of classical, jazz, folk, and even film scores.

Inline for Zach

A pilgrim in Wellington

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

Actor sinks teeth into campaign

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

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All Blacks keen to play sevens

Conrad Smith All Blacks centre Conrad Smith has indicated most players are crystal clear on the issue of playing in the Olympics.

Brothers chase history

Nick and Jason Risdon might live in Wainuiomata, but their rugby hearts reside at the Hutt Recreation Ground.

Oram to help coach Ferns

Faith first for best Tupuola

Anthony Hudson

All Whites make Hudson offer

NZF have made a formal offer to Englishman Anthony Hudson to become the next All Whites coach.

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