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Green light for movie museum gallery

The Movie Museum founders Sir Peter Jackson and Sir Richard Taylor

Councillor questions whether Sir Peter Jackson needs ratepayers to build home for his project.

Man bailed after lewd act

07012016 News Photo: Maarten Holl
file photos - generic police photos - shot in Naenae, Wellington

A man has appeared in the Porirua District Court charged with an indecent act after allegedly exposing himself at the Coastlands Aquatic Centre. 

Big delays after serious crash

Traffic backed up after a crash on SH1 at Pukerua Bay.

Crash at Pukerua Bay leaves commuter traffic backed up bumper-to-bumper.

Five sharks off Kapiti Coast video

250106  NEWS 
The face and mouth of a 2.7 metre Bronze Whaler Shark at Te Papa.. Story Lane
Photo Andrew Gorrie/DOMINION POST  25/01/2006 139234 Andrew Gorrie Wellington  Copyright to The Dominion Post.  This photograph may not be reproduced, copied or published in any printed or digital form without permission.

Police are warning people in the area to stay out of the water.

Fat, and in denial

A problem of perception: Kiwis don't think they are as fat as they really are.

Kiwis are deluded about how overweight we really are, study finds.

Fees to use national parks?

Milford Sound in Fiordland is visited by 1000 vehicles a day at peak times.

Record numbers of international visitors to key conservation spots test DOC's "flat-lined" budget.

Basin spruce-up set to start

The Basin Reserve needs a makeover if it is to attract more cricket tests.

Work about to begin to protect Basin Reserve's status as international cricket venue.

Oldest wine passes acid test gallery video

The 1903 blend of pinot noir, pinot meunier and syrah is poured at Brancepeth Station in Wairarapa.

Experts hail "amazing" time-traveller from distant dawn of Kiwi wine industry.

Wellington

Green light for movie museum gallery

The Movie Museum founders Sir Peter Jackson and Sir Richard Taylor

Councillor questions whether Sir Peter Jackson needs ratepayers to build home for his project.

Big delays after serious crash

Traffic backed up after a crash on SH1 at Pukerua Bay.

Crash at Pukerua Bay leaves commuter traffic backed up bumper-to-bumper.

Wairarapa

Oldest wine passes acid test gallery video

The 1903 blend of pinot noir, pinot meunier and syrah is poured at Brancepeth Station in Wairarapa.

Experts hail "amazing" time-traveller from distant dawn of Kiwi wine industry.

‘Pop-up’ artist village planned

An artist's impression of the village, viewed from Bruce Street, Masterton

Plans are underway for a 'pop-up' artist village to be established on land owned by Lands Trust Masterton on the corner of Queen and Bruce Streets – formerly the site of a garden centre. 

Porirua

Police investigate fire at school gallery

Firefighters were called to a fire that broke out on a section of land behind Aotea College on Wednesday morning.

Fire near Aotea College, Porirua, under control but cause unknown.

Naked man near school

Police have warned Tawa Intermediate School staff and parents after a naked man was spotted in a van near the school.

Parents warned after children say they saw a naked man in a van near a school in Tawa.

Kapiti

Man bailed after lewd act

07012016 News Photo: Maarten Holl
file photos - generic police photos - shot in Naenae, Wellington

A man has appeared in the Porirua District Court charged with an indecent act after allegedly exposing himself at the Coastlands Aquatic Centre. 

Big delays after serious crash

Traffic backed up after a crash on SH1 at Pukerua Bay.

Crash at Pukerua Bay leaves commuter traffic backed up bumper-to-bumper.

Hutt Valley

'Welcome to the hood, lady'

Riverside Gardens resident Christina Gillmore has said she wants more done to support residents dealing with crime in the Pomare subdivision.

New Pomare homeowners told: Get involved before you complain about the neighbours.

A fishy tale for sausages

Gordon Wood is making a German cheese sausages with a recipe acquired in unusual circumstances.

German cheese sausage a winner for Park Avenue butcher.

Hawke's Bay

Wanted man appears in court

Ihaka Paul, 26, who grew up in Wairoa, was arrested after being surrounded inside a house in Carroll St, Frasertown.

Ihaka Paul has appeared in court on a raft of charges after Tuesday's armed standoff.

Fugitive gives himself up

Ihaka Paul, 26, who grew up in Wairoa, was arrested after being surrounded inside a house in Carroll St, Frasertown.

Ihaka Paul has surrendered to police after being surrounded in a house in Frasertown.

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