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NZ Post pledges "good faith" talks

Labour and Mana MP Kris Faafoi believes levy cuts could be a problem for Porirua residents.

Kapiti politicians hopeful NZ Post has listened to community pressure for core services at Raumati Beach.

Heavy debt leaves RSA struggling

The Kapiti Club at Paraparaumu Beach.

 Heavy debt and expected losses could force a RSA to sell-up and merge, barely a month after Gallipoli centenary commemorations.

Wellington

Crash blocks motorway tunnel

The queue south of The Terrace on Wellington Motorway at 10am.

The Terrace tunnel has reopened after a crash which caused delays on Wellington's motorway.

No go for Yik Yak video

Yik Yak user and Wellington East Girls' College student Aleisha Amohia, 17, looks through the app.  Some schools have banned the app after bullying messages and misuse.

Wellington schools are wising up to anonymous messaging app Yik Yak.

Wairarapa

Search resumes for lost dog

Police dog Thames, who is missing in the Tararua Range.

"One minute he's there, one minute he's gone" - details emerge of dog's disappearance

Lucky escape after car rolls

Three people were hurt when a car rolled in Wairarapa this morning.

Police blame young driver's inexperience for crash that wrecked car.

Porirua

Real estate agent fined $10k

Wellington real estate agent Chris Gollins has been fined $10,000 for disgraceful conduct.

The Porirua real estate agent found guilty of disgraceful conduct has been fined $10,000, but says the leniency of the fine clears him of suspicion.

Tawa house badly damaged in blaze video

Tawa house fire May 3 2015

A fire has badly damaged a home in Tawa, Wellington.

Kapiti

Heavy debt leaves RSA struggling

The Kapiti Club at Paraparaumu Beach.

 Heavy debt and expected losses could force a RSA to sell-up and merge, barely a month after Gallipoli centenary commemorations.

Scammers seek medical information

Waikanae residents have been cold-called by scammers asking for sensitive medical details including what medication they have been taking.

Scammers claiming to be from a health centre have called patients asking for sensitive information, including their medication.

Hutt Valley

Tooth puller guilty

Philip Lyle Hansen appears in Wellington District Court.

Man found guilty of ripping out two women’s teeth with pliers and indecently assaulting one of them.

No crime in being a 'sleazeball'

Philip Lyle Hansen is accused of rape, and of pulling out women's teeth with pliers.

Jury in Philip Hansen tooth-pulling and rape trial told to decide with their heads, not their hearts.

Hawke's Bay

Cellphone data collected to reveal visitor numbers

Visitors to Hawke's Bay will have their cellphone data collected.

Visitors to Hawke's Bay will have their cellphone data collected so Hawke's Bay Tourism can see where they have come from, where they have been and how long they have stayed in the region.

Drag race death appeal dismissed

Court of Appeal dismisses drag racer's appeal

Remorse for the death of a teenager in a drag racing crash was "too little, too late".

Local papers

NZ Post pledges "good faith" talks

Labour and Mana MP Kris Faafoi believes levy cuts could be a problem for Porirua residents.

Kapiti politicians hopeful NZ Post has listened to community pressure for core services at Raumati Beach.

Heavy debt leaves RSA struggling

The Kapiti Club at Paraparaumu Beach.

 Heavy debt and expected losses could force a RSA to sell-up and merge, barely a month after Gallipoli centenary commemorations.

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