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Guilty of beach rape

A jury found Jason Haward guilty of rape.

Jury finds Paraparaumu beach rapist guilty after three hours of deliberations.

Boss fans' airport stranding

A cancelled Jetstar flight left some Hawke's Bay concert goers worried they may not get to see him perform in Auckland.

Hawke's Bay Bruce Springsteen fans arrived at airport to find Jetstar flight was canned.

Clifford's piano falls quiet

Cliiford Matthews, who tinkled the ivories at Longview Home in Tawa for 38 years before recently giving up.

The Porirua 86-year-old is closing the lid on teaching after 38 years.

Something smells in Whitby

The smell plaguing some Whiby residents comes from plants, not cows, council says.

Manure or rotting vegetation? Something's stinking up a Porirua suburb.

Fears for future of historic cottage gallery

Built c.1871 Ettrick Cottage, Austin St, Mt Victoria was controversially moved to nearby Paterson St in 1994.

Descendants of a family who lived in historic cottage fear it could be demolished to make way for traffic tunnel.

Simpler times in Elsdon

Elsdon, Porirua, in the early 1950s, was roaring ahead. That is Kotuku St in the foreground.

In the 1950s life was simple as Porirua developed from village to city.

High kicks and high goals

Porirua's Newton Sythong, who will represent New Zealand at the Taekwondo World Championships in South Korea in June.

Newton Sythong doesn't need much motivation to attend taekwondo training or tournaments.

Teen charged with murder

Mark Beale, who was found unconscious at Haumoana, Hawke's Bay on the morning of February 6, 2017.

The body of Mark Beale, 45, was found at the fishing spot he loved most.

Wellington

Clifford's piano falls quiet

Cliiford Matthews, who tinkled the ivories at Longview Home in Tawa for 38 years before recently giving up.

The Porirua 86-year-old is closing the lid on teaching after 38 years.

Black Falcons' capital fly-by

The Air Force Black Falcons will fly over Wellington at lunchtime on Friday.

Do you remember as a young boy, as you looked to the skies with joy? Well, today you could.

Wairarapa

Milking sheep up for auction video

The Kings aim to encourage others into the industry .

Dairy sheep will be up for auction in Carterton next month, in a Kiwi first.

Aerobatic antics video

Murray Rogers with his PAC-CT4B air trainer.

Pilots at Hood Aerodrome to contest who is New Zealand's best aerobatic flier.

Porirua

Clifford's piano falls quiet

Cliiford Matthews, who tinkled the ivories at Longview Home in Tawa for 38 years before recently giving up.

The Porirua 86-year-old is closing the lid on teaching after 38 years.

Something smells in Whitby

The smell plaguing some Whiby residents comes from plants, not cows, council says.

Manure or rotting vegetation? Something's stinking up a Porirua suburb.

Kapiti

Guilty of beach rape

A jury found Jason Haward guilty of rape.

Jury finds Paraparaumu beach rapist guilty after three hours of deliberations.

'It's money well spent'

The expressway runs for 18 kilometres through central Kapiti, and includes a second bridge over the Waikanae River.

First section of Kapiti expressway, north of Wellington, opens to traffic - and rave reviews.

Hutt Valley

Hospitals switch on wifi

Overnight patients at Wellington and Hutt hospitals and Kapiti Health Centre now have access to free wifi.

At this stage, free wifi will only be available to overnight inpatients in Wellington and Kapiti.

Hutt River strangler remains in jail

Nika Abraham ambushed and murdered Lower Hutt women Kate Alkema on the Hutt riverbank.

Parole Board opts not to let Friday the 13th-inspired killer Nika Abraham out from behind bars.

Hawke's Bay

Boss fans' airport stranding

A cancelled Jetstar flight left some Hawke's Bay concert goers worried they may not get to see him perform in Auckland.

Hawke's Bay Bruce Springsteen fans arrived at airport to find Jetstar flight was canned.

Teen charged with murder

Mark Beale, who was found unconscious at Haumoana, Hawke's Bay on the morning of February 6, 2017.

The body of Mark Beale, 45, was found at the fishing spot he loved most.

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