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Lake battler dejected but defiant

Phil Taueki, self-appointed guardian of Lake Horowhenua.

Long-running campaign over lake pollution leads to fighting talk in High Court.

Flaxmere incident 'harmless'

The man was no threat to the 9-year-old, police have said.

Police say man in car trying to pick up 9-year-old was a miscommunication.

Solar warnings at rail crossings video

KiwiRail engineer Eddie Cook at the Western Lake Road crossing, near Featherston.

Low-cost warning signs at rural crossings tested in Wairarapa and Rangitikei.

Man in court after AOS callout

Armed police at the cordoned off Miriam St in Masterton last week. One of the men who allegedly sparked the callout, ...

Suspect arrested in armed police callout in Masterton last week has appeared in court.

Councils clash on gastro inquiry

One of Havelock North's town water supply bores at the centre of the water contamination gastro crisis.

Regional council says bug outbreak may be linked to district council's water bores.

All Blacks blackout partially lifted video

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen, right, with New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew.

Lunch guests will be allowed to see part of training run - but team deny they're paranoid about bugging.

How fraudster scammed school

Donald Hancox defrauded Upper College while he was in charge of the school's purse strings.

Report reveals how Upper Hutt College was fleeced - and audits failed to pick it up.

Who still wants light rail?

A light rail tram passes the David Jones department store in Melbourne. Could this scenario play out in Wellington's ...

Jo Coughlan says it won't happen if she's Wellington's mayor. What do the other candidates think?

Wellington

Man in court after AOS callout

Armed police at the cordoned off Miriam St in Masterton last week. One of the men who allegedly sparked the callout, ...

Suspect arrested in armed police callout in Masterton last week has appeared in court.

All Blacks blackout partially lifted video

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen, right, with New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew.

Lunch guests will be allowed to see part of training run - but team deny they're paranoid about bugging.

Wairarapa

Solar warnings at rail crossings video

KiwiRail engineer Eddie Cook at the Western Lake Road crossing, near Featherston.

Low-cost warning signs at rural crossings tested in Wairarapa and Rangitikei.

Man in court after AOS callout

Armed police at the cordoned off Miriam St in Masterton last week. One of the men who allegedly sparked the callout, ...

Suspect arrested in armed police callout in Masterton last week has appeared in court.

Porirua

Police station closed at weekends

Porirua police station has been closed at weekends since June. Police have not committed to saying it will reopen after ...

How long is "temporary"? According to police in Porirua, it could be three years.

A reminder of Somme sacrifice

A Craw family camping holiday in Plimmerton in 1906.

A house in Porirua is thought to be a tribute to two soldiers' sacrifice in World War I.

Kapiti

Elderly revolt over bank plan

24082016 News Photo: CHRISTEL YARDLEY/FAIRFAX NZ
News: Raglan Westpac bank.

What happens when an age-old tradition dies in an old-age town?

Car park work starts at last

Later than originally intended, work finally looks set to begin on Waikanae's park and ride site.

A year after the sale of the old Waikanae pub site, work is finally to start on park and ride scheme.

Hutt Valley

How fraudster scammed school

Donald Hancox defrauded Upper College while he was in charge of the school's purse strings.

Report reveals how Upper Hutt College was fleeced - and audits failed to pick it up.

Events centre and hotel delayed

The construction of Lower Hutt's apartment hotel has been delayed.

Hawke's Bay

Flaxmere incident 'harmless'

The man was no threat to the 9-year-old, police have said.

Police say man in car trying to pick up 9-year-old was a miscommunication.

Councils clash on gastro inquiry

One of Havelock North's town water supply bores at the centre of the water contamination gastro crisis.

Regional council says bug outbreak may be linked to district council's water bores.

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