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Maori Quartet hits Palmerston North

The Modern Maori Quartet - Maaka Pohatu, Matariki Whatarau, James Tito and Francis Koraare - are heading to Palmerston ...

Palmerston North's Regent will be billowing with music and laughter as the Modern Maori Quartet comes to the city.

Dunne deal a smart move from the Left

Peter Dunne faces a stiff challenge from the Left for his seat.

OPINION: The Greens have come up with a smart play, but it's not guaranteed to work.

Capital cashes in on student boom

Margaret Ortega, left, from Hong Kong, says she loves Wellington because it's big enough that you are never bored, but ...

International students are increasingly choosing to study in Wellington, and the capital is cashing in.

New claims in detention case

Claims of political interference, and arguments about community safety, were heard at the High Court in Wellington.

Should a severely disabled man's rights outweigh community safety, court is asked.

An intruder in her bedroom

A Wellington woman woke to find a strange man in her bedroom in Aro Valley early on Sunday. (File photo)

Woman wakes to find a strange man in her Wellington home.

Wellington 3590 homes short

People are flocking to Wellington in greater numbers but the capital can't build home quick enough, leaving it 3590 ...

Capital can't build homes quick enough to keep pace with population growth, leaving it thousands short.

Pokie machine deception alleged

Mike O'Brien in 2007.

When authorities did not trust a key person, his influence was hidden, court told.

Piggery fire probed

An abandoned piggery near Levin was burnt to the ground.

Investigation after piggery deliberately burnt down.

Wellington

Dunne deal a smart move from the Left

Peter Dunne faces a stiff challenge from the Left for his seat.

OPINION: The Greens have come up with a smart play, but it's not guaranteed to work.

Capital cashes in on student boom

Margaret Ortega, left, from Hong Kong, says she loves Wellington because it's big enough that you are never bored, but ...

International students are increasingly choosing to study in Wellington, and the capital is cashing in.

Wairarapa

Pokie machine deception alleged

Mike O'Brien in 2007.

When authorities did not trust a key person, his influence was hidden, court told.

Hockey tests for Clareville

Two tests against Pakistan will mark the first time the Black Sticks men's side has played in Wairarapa.

International hockey is on its way to Carterton.

Porirua

Police name shot man video

Police at the scene in Mana where a man was fatally shot by police.

Police name machete-wielding man shot dead by a police officer in Porirua.

'Temporary' closure lasts nine months

Porirua Police Station has been closed at the weekends since June 2016.

There's still nobody home at the police stations in two North Island cities on weekends.

Kapiti

Police name shot man video

Police at the scene in Mana where a man was fatally shot by police.

Police name machete-wielding man shot dead by a police officer in Porirua.

Paekakariki Hill Rd reopens after crash

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A man is in hospital after his car flipped north of Wellington. 

Hutt Valley

Lifetime of dancing behind show

Mariano Tsiari (left) and Juliet Shelley rehearse ahead of their show Blue Eye Green Eye for the Fringe Festival.

Dance show raw and physical.

Green thumbs at Wainuiomata school

Charles Watkins (left) and Margaret Angelo help teacher Mary Atua in the gardens at St Claudine Thevenet School.

Green-fingered students in Wainuiomata hope to put in an orchard at their school

Hawke's Bay

Crash helper's phone stolen

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Someone stole Jason Christensen's phone while he was being a good samaritan at the scene of a car crash.

Quest building 'snapped up' for millions

The Quest serviced apartments have been sold to a local family trust.

The four star Quest hotel building now has local owners.

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