Lupi at peace in the ring

From acting to motherhood to muay thai

It may sound mad for an actress and mother-of-three to opt for a career in Thai kickboxing.

Ferry woes hit KiwiRail

State-owned rail company launches a wide-ranging review after a year from hell that cost taxpayers $248 million.

Sex attack on rest home worker

Police are investigating a sexual assault on the staff member of a Napier retirement home.

Ambulance damaged in crash

WFA An ambulance is out action after colliding with a light truck while on the way to attend to a 13-year-old.

Gay bar assault accused a no-show

Warrant issued to arrest Levin man charged with assaulting the manager of a Wellington gay bar.

Killer breaches her way back to jail

Convicted murderer breached release conditions with alcohol, cannabis, straying from house.

Residents angry after asbestos burnt

Asbestos Some Taupo residents and business owners are furious they may have been exposed to asbestos.

Police suspect arson in Napier

Police are investigating a suspected arson in Napier.

Delays after rubbish spill, crashes

Adze has iwi buzzing

Stephen Mulholland with some of his female alpacas.

Alpaca pack a punch

Couple tried every major NZ city before deciding on Wellington lifestyle and alpaca farming.

ComCom won't probe Sky TV

sky tv "Competing priorities" mean the Commerce Commission won't ask Sky TV about its price increase.

Bridgecorp's Roest denied parole

The former CFO is working in the prison canteen and doing a distance learning course that "teaches moral choices".

Lower confidence a 'reality check'

Consents at six-year-high

Bathurst Resources escarpment mine

Mine delay costs Bathurst

Coalminer posts a $188.9 million annual loss after it slashed the value of its Buller project.

Peters, Key and 'truth'

peters key collins John Key says he doesn't believe him - but Winston Peters says the PM must know about the coup attempt. | Political bloodstock | Latest poll

NZ First faces legal action

NZ First MP Andrew Williams starts legal proceedings over being dumped from the party list.

National invests in forests

Beehive Live: Debate high

John Key

Key and Nats slip

The gloss is wearing off John Key over the dirty politics saga, latest poll suggests.

Editorial: How to break up a party safely

Drink driving breath testing The Independent Police Conduct Authority rightly acknowledges the problems and even dangers that police face when called to a rowdy gathering.

Wellington on path to inner city glory

Tweaking how people move around Wellington is an important part of making sure it's one of the world's great cities.

Why spin when a wobbly works

Wellington on path to inner city glory

Daylight Flotsam Venice

Arts help define who we are

Anyone who feels passionately about the arts will have an opinion about the visibility of, and the value ascribed to, the arts in New Zealand over the past three years.

The Block is a crock

The block What a bore the first episode of The Block was as we howdy-doed the four chosen couples.

Disney deviates from script

It's a fully fledged play about an unproduced screenplay and it's heading from New York to Circa.s

Playing politics at Bats

Catton gives away prize money


The Disney we don't know

David McPhail is Walt Disney in a very different take on the important and influential figure.

Hermit made way for coastal tour

Queens Drive Queens Dr is a picturesque road, starting near the heart of Kilbirnie and spilling out onto the edge of Cook Strait.

Get your 'sexy dumplings'

A new breed of "sexy" dumpling has taken the capital by storm, thanks to aficionado Vicky Ha.

WIN: A $100 voucher to Main Street Deli

ParrotDog wins again

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'Chimp' exhibits arty talent

A can-do attitude and a love of skating is propelling a young Wellington artist to early success.

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Tall Blacks' steep slope

Kirk Penny It's either pool of death or group of opportunity for the Tall Blacks at the World Cup in Spain.

Turbos out to slay Lions

Manawatu coach Jason O'Halloran's amicable nature won't extend to feeling any pity for struggling Wellington side tonight.

Lupi at peace in the ring

D-day approaching

Mark Reddish

Reddish puts mishap behind him

Wellington lock can laugh at his mummified legs now, but there was nothing funny when a DIY concreting job went awry last month.

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