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Keith Urban's post-quake gift

The week before his show in Wellington, Urban announced that he would be giving free tickets to  Emergency services ...

Cancelling his Welly show due to earthquakes? Never. The singer sees it as an opportunity to give back.

All safe after fire at new Sofitel

Firefighters remained at the scene on Saturday morning.

Fire at luxury hotel contained to restaurant but guests evacuated as precaution.

Teen driver still critical

Police blocked entry to Middleton Rd at the Takapu Rd roundabout in Tawa after a serious crash on Friday.

Driver remains in ICU after smashing through train-track barrier near Wellington.

New range for revamped brewery

Tui Brewery head brewer Tupu Gregory is excited about the newly built brewery.

Tui brewery gets a makeover in the hope of attracting more visitors and tourists.

Mall demolition ASAP

Heavy equipment lined up to demolish part of the Queensgate Mall carpark.

Queensgate's quake-hit parts could go as soon as Sunday, as Lower Hutt's mayor begs shoppers not to walk away.

Skelton farewelled in Levin

Bill Skelton photographed after his last raceday ride during the 1983-84 season.

'Bustling Bill', the first kiwi jockey to ride 2000 winners, was farewelled in Levin.

The hidden hoarders

Rubbish and waste was piled up to the benchtop by a hoarder in Karori.

Urine stockpiles and homes riddled with rodents - more hoarding cases could come to light in the wake of the Kaikoura quake, officials say.

Jungle war vet honoured

Malaysia and Borneo war veteran Cyril Matiaha with his Certificate of Appreciate he received from the Minister of ...

His time in the sweltering heat and dense jungles of South East Asia half a century ago changed him forever.

Wellington

Keith Urban's post-quake gift

The week before his show in Wellington, Urban announced that he would be giving free tickets to  Emergency services ...

Cancelling his Welly show due to earthquakes? Never. The singer sees it as an opportunity to give back.

All safe after fire at new Sofitel

Firefighters remained at the scene on Saturday morning.

Fire at luxury hotel contained to restaurant but guests evacuated as precaution.

Wairarapa

New range for revamped brewery

Tui Brewery head brewer Tupu Gregory is excited about the newly built brewery.

Tui brewery gets a makeover in the hope of attracting more visitors and tourists.

Jungle war vet honoured

Malaysia and Borneo war veteran Cyril Matiaha with his Certificate of Appreciate he received from the Minister of ...

His time in the sweltering heat and dense jungles of South East Asia half a century ago changed him forever.

Porirua

Lawyer wins disciplinary appeal

A couple's fight with a finance company ended up in a fight with their lawyer as well.

Papali'i Lagolago did her best with a very difficult client, High Court judge says.

New emergency base in Porirua

Porirua City Council has purchased a new building to house their Emergency Operations Centre.

The council has purchased a $1.5 million property to house its emergency operations site.

Kapiti

Kapiti's karate kid video

Karate kid Jacob Waugh.

Young karate champ inspired by Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and, of course, his mum.

'Prince' sells Kapiti girls' home

Victor Greenwich, in traditional Georgian garb, the satisfied vendor in the Marycrest sale.

New owners for "creepy" Catholic girls' home Marycrest, beside SH1.

Hutt Valley

Teen driver still critical

Police blocked entry to Middleton Rd at the Takapu Rd roundabout in Tawa after a serious crash on Friday.

Driver remains in ICU after smashing through train-track barrier near Wellington.

Mall demolition ASAP

Heavy equipment lined up to demolish part of the Queensgate Mall carpark.

Queensgate's quake-hit parts could go as soon as Sunday, as Lower Hutt's mayor begs shoppers not to walk away.

Hawke's Bay

New range for revamped brewery

Tui Brewery head brewer Tupu Gregory is excited about the newly built brewery.

Tui brewery gets a makeover in the hope of attracting more visitors and tourists.

Keeping the Bay healthy

Caroline McElnay speaking in 2012 following a listeria outbreak in Hawke's Bay.

"There's always something we can do to keep people from getting sick, that's what keeps me going."

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