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Gastro meeting draws 300

Would an emergency plan have helped during the Havelock North gastro outbreak?

Crowd of 300 people came to hear the authorities talk about Havelock North's gastro outbreak

Shelly Bay a step closer to Sausalito

Wellington City Council is understood to have made a deal to sell its land at Shelly Bay to  developer Ian Cassels.

Wellington City Council land sale to developer could see revamp of collection of derelict buildings.

Should ratepayers buy Karori campus?

The 3.7 hectare site has tennis courts, pools, a hall, music suites, a gymnasium and classrooms.

One Wellington mayoral candidate thinks so, but others have scoffed at the suggestion.

Gas scare at Napier Port

01042016. Photo: CATHERINE HARRIS/FAIRFAX NZ
Logs at the Te Horo site where new health and safety rules are already ...

Two workers tested for exposure to methyl bromide after accidental release of log fumigant.

Cell phones saving languages

Rather than destroying remote languages, cell phones and other technology are in fact helping to save them.

New research suggests texting and emailing are saving endangered languages, not destroying them.

Dog rescued from 'scary' fire

Neighbours managed to haul a dog out of the yard of this house just minutes before the car in the picture exploded in ...

Neighbours rescue dog trapped metres from a blazing house just minutes before a car explodes.

Gastro outbreak: No plan

Would an emergency plan have helped during the Havelock North gastro outbreak?

Havelock North water fiasco reveals that an emergency plan should have been completed eight months ago. It's still being written.

$10 campus could sell for $20m video

The university's vice-chancellor, Grant Guilford, says it will take up to two years for the university to dispose of the ...

Victoria Uni bought a Wellington campus for $10 in 2014 - now it could sell the site for $20m.

Wellington

Shelly Bay a step closer to Sausalito

Wellington City Council is understood to have made a deal to sell its land at Shelly Bay to  developer Ian Cassels.

Wellington City Council land sale to developer could see revamp of collection of derelict buildings.

Should ratepayers buy Karori campus?

The 3.7 hectare site has tennis courts, pools, a hall, music suites, a gymnasium and classrooms.

One Wellington mayoral candidate thinks so, but others have scoffed at the suggestion.

Wairarapa

Wairarapa retreat's sumptuous upgrade

Wharekauhau Lodge's Marc Soper in action

One of the country's most high-end lodges is about to become even more luxurious.  

Now that's an eternity ring video

Kaye Gates' engagement ring, with the single stone, was stolen 28 years ago.

Kaye Gates' engagement ring turns up - 28 years after it was stolen.

Porirua

Women-only gyms split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it's happening.

Money for children's lunches

From left, David Stewart from Porirua Rotary, Jay Marson from Waitangirua Action Group, Tawa Rotary's Andrew Watson and ...

Jay Marson and Karina Ratana have had some of their financial burden lifted by the Tawa and Porirua Rotary clubs.

Kapiti

Police aim gun at wrong man

Regan Ingley said he had police guns aimed at him when he was mistaken for Joshua Kite, who has been wanted by police ...

An innocent gardener had a police gun aimed at his head as he was forced to lie face down on SH1.

'Then he turned blue'

The scene of a crash in Parata St, Waikanae where a ute reversed across the road, through a fence and ended up wedged ...

Ute wedged under a deck after driver blacked out at the wheel.

Hutt Valley

Cycling mum's road safety message

Rebecca Kendall was nearly killed in a cycling accident in 2015. Having three children, including newly born Noah, has ...

Cycling mum forgives the driver who nearly killed her.

Race to correct road botch-up video

Wainuiomata traffic island on Parkway has enraged motorists.

Contractors scramble to widen a road after a traffic island "mistake" - and it looks even worse from above.

Hawke's Bay

Gastro meeting draws 300

Would an emergency plan have helped during the Havelock North gastro outbreak?

Crowd of 300 people came to hear the authorities talk about Havelock North's gastro outbreak

Gas scare at Napier Port

01042016. Photo: CATHERINE HARRIS/FAIRFAX NZ
Logs at the Te Horo site where new health and safety rules are already ...

Two workers tested for exposure to methyl bromide after accidental release of log fumigant.

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