News

One dead in Johnsonville homicide

Police said several houses have been "contained".

One person is dead and four others stabbed after an incident in Johnsonville, Wellington.

Alex Renton dies

Alex Renton died on Wednesday night.

Alex Renton, the Nelson teenager who received government permission to use medicinal cannabis, has died.

Girl still 'proud' of speech video

Napier Girls' High School student Anela Pritchard talks about the impact her speech has had.

Student who criticised teachers says she has been treated unfairly, but has no regrets.

Last salute for Captain Hurricane

Captain Hurricane, aka Nathan Lewer, will wear the costume for the last time at this weekend's Super Rugby final.

New Captain Hurricane wanted as long-time mascot Nathan Lewer retires after 21 years.

Cheap new Japanese cars

Importer, 2 Cheap Cars, says it will sell Japanese vehicles such as the popular Toyota Corolla for thousands of dollars cheaper than official New Zealand dealers.

Importer says he'll "shake up the industry" with parallel importing of cars - saving consumers up to $10,000.

AOS callout in Kapiti

The incident was centred on a house near the SPCA centre, north of Waikanae, on State Highway 1.

Police stop car and search Waikanae home in hunt for guns and drugs.

ERO concerns at Wainui college

Wainuiomata High School's kapa haka group.

A statutory manager has been appointed at Wainuiomata High School.

Policeman's lot is not a happy one

A survey shows that nearly a quarter of police staff in some districts are feeling disengaged in their work.

The Gilbert and Sullivan song was right, a survey of police job satisfaction shows.

Wellington

Last salute for Captain Hurricane

Captain Hurricane, aka Nathan Lewer, will wear the costume for the last time at this weekend's Super Rugby final.

New Captain Hurricane wanted as long-time mascot Nathan Lewer retires after 21 years.

Cheap new Japanese cars

Importer, 2 Cheap Cars, says it will sell Japanese vehicles such as the popular Toyota Corolla for thousands of dollars cheaper than official New Zealand dealers.

Importer says he'll "shake up the industry" with parallel importing of cars - saving consumers up to $10,000.

Wairarapa

Clue to suspects in hut trashing

Cone Hut was originally built by Tararua Tramping Club in 1946, using local totara timbers, adzed into framing and split into slab walls.  It was rebuilt in the 1980s.

Club considers closing trashed hut, as clues about vandals come to light.

Dairy factory state-of-the-art gallery

Project Engineer Graeme Walker in the new storage and distribution centre, which is the equivalent size of three rugby fields.

Fonterra's $235 million redevelopment of it is Pahiatua dairy factory is a celebration of the industry's technological innovation.

Porirua

Tawa liquor store shelved

The vacant store at 172 Main Rd, Tawa.

An application for a liquor store in Tawa has been dropped after community objections.

Sinking car mystery

Police, ambulance and fire services rushed to Grays Road, Pauatahanui Sunday morning after getting reports of a semi-submerged vehicle off the coast.

Ambulance, fire and police rush to sinking car, unable to tell if anyone's in it.

Kapiti

Passenger power saves Capital Connection

Capital Connection commuters disembark at Otaki's train station.

An army of rail passengers have saved their own train service.

Ranfurly Shield clash in Napier

Horowhenua-Kapiti rugby union chief executive Corey Kennett, left, and rugby development officer Ryan Shelford are hoping the union's top side can win the Ranfurly Shield off Hawke's Bay later this month.

Horowhenua-Kapiti rugby players are hoping to win the shield off Hawke's Bay this month.

Hutt Valley

Owner lodges dog shooting complaint

Byron Cooper says his beloved dog Akuma should not have been shot by police.

Wainuiomata man takes case to Independent Police Conduct Authority after AOS shot his dog.

'They basically killed my family'

Byron Cooper says his beloved dog Akuma did not deserve to die.

Man whose dog was killed by police in a "terrifying" armed raid says pet was like a family member.

Hawke's Bay

Policeman's lot is not a happy one

A survey shows that nearly a quarter of police staff in some districts are feeling disengaged in their work.

The Gilbert and Sullivan song was right, a survey of police job satisfaction shows.

Sunny outlook for Hawke's Bay jobs

Pipfruit and tourism have helped boost jobs ads in Hawke's Bay by more than 11 per cent on a year ago.

There is a jobs bonanza in Hawke's Bay from better times for the pipfruit and tourism sectors.

Ad Feedback
Ad Feedback
special offers