First haircut in nine years

Charity shave a tribute to cancer victim

When Chad Bolton shaves his head during Shave for a Cure week, it will be his first haircut in nine years.

Teens in bike crash

Teenage boy in hospital after he took two girls on a quad bike ride during a party and crashed.

Stockcar star in road crash

Brett Loveridge is in Waikato Hospital after being seriously injured in a crash on Friday morning.

Fire at RSA house

A house being moved off Hastings RSA land was gutted in a suspicious fire overnight.

Whatuira fire was arson

A fire at the scene of James Whatuira's death in Woodville is the result of arson, police say.

Firearms arrests in Levin

Four people have been arrested for firearms offences in Levin.

Taking driver's keys a last resort

Motorists can take a fellow driver's keys, but only in exceptional circumstances, police say.

Killer's portrait questioned

A Wellington killer's imposing portrait will star in a ratepayer-funded exhibition in the victim's hometown.

Many Kiwi kids have it tough - study

Kiwis slowing down on booze

Force for change

Louise Nicholas and the cop who "rattled the force from within" look at police handling of domestic violence.

Downtime dress dilemmas

Avoiding casual calamities when invited to an out-of-work-hours function is quite an art.

Raise a glass to craft beer

Art and science is an intoxicating mix for brewery boss Richard Emerson.

Kiwi firm exports good vibrations

Culture is king over strategy

New airline 'totally different'

New regional airline will learn from past failure and will not compete against Air NZ, says founder.

There's no reason the Maori Party can't succeed

Opinion: Put it to party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell the Maori Party are government lapdogs, he'll likely agree with you. 

Abbott to discuss Iraq mission with Key

Australian PM's visit to New Zealand overshadowed by speculation about his political future.

CAA wary of Brownlee fallout

Caesar-like tinge to Abbott visit

Dream run so far as Little clocks up 100

Politicians exhibit a propensity for navel-gazing. But the recent level of attention around Andrew Little's digestive tract is extraordinary.

Barker dumping not the Kiwi way

Dean Barker had his shot and came up short, but the way he was dumped is an outrage.

Amalgamation plans far from dead

Chairwoman of the GWRC Fran Wilde on why amalgamation is necessary for Wellington in the long term.

Super-city plan deserves consideration

Super-city: pay more, receive less

Stop hollow politicking over MP salaries

It's time for politicians to put their money where their mouths are.

NZSO began on high note

It was New Zealand's "first great cultural adventure" - musically at least, and sheep in the city couldn't compete.

What's on in Wellington

Music, comedy, theatre, film, and the festive season. Here's what's on in Wellington.

Feathers, furs and fins fly on stage

J Mascis: The Godfather of grunge

Ciara's 23-minutes Porirua show

After upsetting Christchurch concertgoers with a 5-minute blitz Ciara treated her Porirua audience to a show five times that duration: 23-minutes.

Going Gaelic in Abu Dhabi

Two Wellington women head to Abu Dhabi to compete in the World Gaelic Games next week.

State of Grace

Those who saw him play said WG Grace was the best. A new exhibition at NZ Cricket Museum tells his story.

Baby Nyala steps out

Routine rescue call turns into nightmare

Fair's fare when it comes to Newtown

Eighty thousand people are expected to hit the main streets of Newtown on March 8 for its annual fair.

Live rugby: Force vs Hurricanes

Join us for Super Rugby action as the Western Force host the Hurricanes in Perth. 

Business time for Black Caps at Eden Park

The biggest cricketing show to hit New Zealand in 23 years gives the Black Caps a chance to display their title credentials.

Kiwi kings of swing jazzing up World Cup

Captains calm ahead of Eden Park showdown

Melbourne Storm to 'host' Dragons in Napier

The Melbourne Storm will host fellow Australian NRL club St George Illawarra at Napier’s McLean Park in July.

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