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Homes evacuated over grenade

Police cordoned off part of Victory Ave in Karori after an old grenade was spotted in a gutter at about 5.20pm on ...

Houses in Wellington were cleared after the discovery of an old grenade in a gutter.

Sherlock Gnomes video

The "gnominator" was among the recovered garden ornaments.

A huge haul of stolen garden gnomes found in a Hawke's Bay home has been linked to meth dealing.

CentrePort future on the table

Wellington property developer Ian Cassels has his own ideas of what CentrePort should look like

Call for future of CentrePort to be rethought in light of damage caused by the November quake.

Striking the right chord with Maori Party video

In partnership: Mana Party leader Hone Harawira, Maori Party candidate for Te Tai Hauauru Howie Tamati, Maori Party ...

OPINION: The fight between Labour and the Maori Party is heating up. National will happily stoke it.

Cheaper student fares on horizon

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Go Wellington bus

Wellington's mayor says room could be found in the budget to subsidise public transport for students.

Expressway negotiations turn sour

Murray Livingstone in front of the new Poplar Ave roundabout, which has been built as part of Kapiti Expressway ...

Pair believe NZTA have not properly compensated them for the loss of their business to make way for the expressway.

'She came across so sweet'

Joanne Harrison during her sentencing at Manukau District Court on Tuesday.

For some, Joanne Harrison's jail sentence has been a relief. For others, it raises more questions than it answers.

Should kids ride on footpaths? video

NZTA has recommended a law change to allow children under 12 to cycle on footpaths - but that's not pleasing everyone.

Major backing for a mum's petition to allow kids and parents to cycle on the footpath.

Wellington

Homes evacuated over grenade

Police cordoned off part of Victory Ave in Karori after an old grenade was spotted in a gutter at about 5.20pm on ...

Houses in Wellington were cleared after the discovery of an old grenade in a gutter.

Cheaper student fares on horizon

25082016 News Photo: Maarten Holl.
News, Business, Features.
Generic file photos.
Go Wellington bus

Wellington's mayor says room could be found in the budget to subsidise public transport for students.

Wairarapa

Carterton approves Easter trading

Carterton's main street, which will be busier on Easter Sunday in the future.

Shoppers needn't stay home on Easter Sunday, the Carterton District Council has decided.

Masterton District Council set for trading vote

Bear Flag Books owner Mark Rogers believes Easter trading rules in Masterton should stay the way they are "not because ...

It's nearly D-Day for a decision on Easter Sunday trading in Masterton.

Porirua

Cobb & Co eyes Porirua

Cobb & Co is making a comeback around the country.

The home of NZ's first McDonald's is keen to bring back family friendly Cobb & Co, but not everyone's impressed.

Thousands lost in building sale

Property developer Ian Cassels.

As property prices surge nationwide, one council loses thousands on real estate deal.

Kapiti

Expressway negotiations turn sour

Murray Livingstone in front of the new Poplar Ave roundabout, which has been built as part of Kapiti Expressway ...

Pair believe NZTA have not properly compensated them for the loss of their business to make way for the expressway.

More than your average concert

Ukulele trio The Nukes will be coming to Upper Hutt for a one-night concert

Ukulele trio The Nukes will be coming to Upper Hutt for a show full of music, fun and stand-up comedy

Hutt Valley

Attacked on suburban footpath video

A police cordon was placed around this house on High St, in Taita, Lower Hutt, near where a woman was seriously assaulted.

Woman in hospital with serious injuries after an attack in Lower Hutt.

Busy as normal time for Lambert

Local as. City councillor Paul Lambert, a big volunteer and supporter of all things Upper Hutt.

Upper Hutt City Councillor is a prolific volunteer.

Hawke's Bay

Sherlock Gnomes video

The "gnominator" was among the recovered garden ornaments.

A huge haul of stolen garden gnomes found in a Hawke's Bay home has been linked to meth dealing.

Power lines' link to fire probed

The blackened remains of farm land and forestry devastated by the fire.

Specialist called in to see if power lines caused Hawke's Bay's big blaze by igniting grass.

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