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Second car plunges into harbour

This car was the first of two this week to plunge into the harbour in Lowry Bay, crashing in on Monday night.

One week, two cars plunge off the same section of road into Wellington Harbour.

'Gunman' brought to his knees video

The fugitive who sparked a days-long manhunt surrenders, kneeling as an armed offenders squad member watches over him.

Photo shows the moment man at the centre of two-day long standoff is captured by police.

Smiling through the pain

An aerial MRI of Kiri's skull, with the front of her head at the left. The cyst is the white blob in the centre.

"When it gets bad, it feels like my head is going to explode," 24-year-old Renee says.

Would runway land more gigs?

The crowd at AC/DC's Wellington concert get into the swing of things.

Big-name artists would be more likely to play Wellington if city lengthens its airport runway.

'I had to hurt him somehow'

Napier police want to speak to this man in relation to a sexual assault.

She'd just decided she had no choice but to submit. Then the victim of a sexual assault saw an opportunity.

Medication dispute before stabbing

Helen Silverwood was killed at her Churton Park, Wellington, home on Sunday 6 December.

Carl Silverwood killed his mother, but didn't know "what was real and what was not".

CBD traffic: it's quicker to walk

Taranaki and and Vivian streets at 4.45pm on Friday.

New data confirms Wellington's congestion is getting rapidly worse.

Arlington houses on the move

Two old houses on on the site of the $33 million demolition and rebuild of Wellington City Council's Arlington ...

"It’s a good result because otherwise they would have been demolished."

Wellington

Smiling through the pain

An aerial MRI of Kiri's skull, with the front of her head at the left. The cyst is the white blob in the centre.

"When it gets bad, it feels like my head is going to explode," 24-year-old Renee says.

Would runway land more gigs?

The crowd at AC/DC's Wellington concert get into the swing of things.

Big-name artists would be more likely to play Wellington if city lengthens its airport runway.

Wairarapa

Phoenix a crowd pleaser

Wairarapa United player-coach Paul Ifill playing against Wellington Phoenix in Masterton on Tuesday night.

Former Phoenix striker Paul Ifill takes on his old club.

Stock drive for cancer

Getting behind the "stock drive" are Wairarapa live stock agents (from left) Craig Nelson, Dick Chamberlain, Ray ...

Wairarapa farmers asked to muck in to support Cancer Society.

Porirua

Psychiatric report for rape accused

Police canvas Waihemo Street in Porirua following Fridays brutal home invasion and rape

Porirua rape accused has psychiatric report ordered to determine his fitness to plead.

Not guilty plea over fatal crash

Damian Andrew Lawson appears in Porirua District Court on a charge of reckless driving causing death.

A man charged after a female passenger died in a car crash after a police chase has pleaded not guilty.

Kapiti

Kitten dies after dumping

Four kittens and a vacuum cleaner box found dumped about 300m from Waikanae SPCA. A fifth kitten was found dead.

Four surviving kittens have been taken to Wellington for monitoring after being dumped.

Wilson a cut above

Levin butcher Mathew Wilson, who won apprentice butcher of the year for the lower North Island, with his winning display ...

A Levin butcher has cut and carved his way to the regional apprentice of the year title, and a national grand final.

Hutt Valley

Rates on the rise

More than $1 million will be spent improving the pedestrian access between the railway station and the Upper Hutt CBD in ...

Upper Hutt rates up by more than four per cent

Hutt Labour/Greens criticised

Lisa Bridson is standing for the Hutt City Council as a Green candidate. She would like to see her fellow politicians ...

Labour, Greens, ACT spat on Hutt City Council.

Hawke's Bay

'I had to hurt him somehow'

Napier police want to speak to this man in relation to a sexual assault.

She'd just decided she had no choice but to submit. Then the victim of a sexual assault saw an opportunity.

Napier's Dracula de-fanged

Brandon Cudby as Dracula and his bride Mina, played by Sarah Widera in the William Colenso College adaption of Dracula.

 

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