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Council wants sewerage pipes back

Wellington City Council is thinking about taking back control of a potentially deteriorating sewer system it "gifted" to the capital's homeowners a decade ago.

The water pipes outside your house look likely to be brought back in-house by Wellington City Council.

Large shark washes up on beach

A large shark, caught in a net with a smaller one on Te Horo Beach.

Bronze whaler washes up at Te Horo, a day after five sharks were spotted nearby.

Manhunt ends in Featherston arrest

A man has been arrested in Featherston after police appealed for information on his whereabouts.

Arrested fugitive to appear in court today on "serious violence offences", police say.

Todd family sells vineyards

The Todd family has sold 1500 hectare of vines and bare land to Marlborough-based wine company Indevin.

One of New Zealand's richest families has sold its entire vineyard holding in Marlborough.

Naenae ladies bowling along

Naenae have won a number of women's bowling titles so far this season. The winners include (from left) Kimberley Hemingway, Leonie Gough, Wendy Mackie, Pat East, Cath Jones, Jessie Macaw and Lisa White.

The ladies at the Naenae Bowling Club have enjoyed plenty of recent success.

Council's singing sensations

The Jandal Sisters, from left, Caroline Fotualii, Seraphina Mika and Alice Ropata.

When Caroline Fotualii, Seraphina Mika and Alice Ropata started singing, they never thought they'd end up on the main stage.

Truck rolls at Otaihanga roundabout

A truck that tipped at the Otaihanga roundabout on SH1 in 2014.

Speed may be a factor in the fifth truck rollover on the Otaihanga State Highway 1 roundabout, and police are urging motorists to choose sensible speeds.

Emulsified fuel could lead to Interislander savings

Former Cook Strait ferry Arahura, pictured beached at an Indian shipwrecking yard late last year, was the ferry Blended Fuel Solutions tested their emulsion fuel on.

A liquid fuel created by an Otaki-based company could lead to savings across the Interislander ferry fleet, according to a recent trial.

Wellington

Council wants sewerage pipes back

Wellington City Council is thinking about taking back control of a potentially deteriorating sewer system it "gifted" to the capital's homeowners a decade ago.

The water pipes outside your house look likely to be brought back in-house by Wellington City Council.

Todd family sells vineyards

The Todd family has sold 1500 hectare of vines and bare land to Marlborough-based wine company Indevin.

One of New Zealand's richest families has sold its entire vineyard holding in Marlborough.

Wairarapa

Manhunt ends in Featherston arrest

A man has been arrested in Featherston after police appealed for information on his whereabouts.

Arrested fugitive to appear in court today on "serious violence offences", police say.

Oldest wine passes acid test gallery video

The 1903 blend of pinot noir, pinot meunier and syrah is poured at Brancepeth Station in Wairarapa.

Experts hail "amazing" time-traveller from distant dawn of Kiwi wine industry.

Porirua

Council's singing sensations

The Jandal Sisters, from left, Caroline Fotualii, Seraphina Mika and Alice Ropata.

When Caroline Fotualii, Seraphina Mika and Alice Ropata started singing, they never thought they'd end up on the main stage.

Police investigate fire at school gallery

Firefighters were called to a fire that broke out on a section of land behind Aotea College on Wednesday morning.

Fire near Aotea College, Porirua, under control but cause unknown.

Kapiti

Large shark washes up on beach

A large shark, caught in a net with a smaller one on Te Horo Beach.

Bronze whaler washes up at Te Horo, a day after five sharks were spotted nearby.

Truck rolls at Otaihanga roundabout

A truck that tipped at the Otaihanga roundabout on SH1 in 2014.

Speed may be a factor in the fifth truck rollover on the Otaihanga State Highway 1 roundabout, and police are urging motorists to choose sensible speeds.

Hutt Valley

'Welcome to the hood, lady'

Riverside Gardens resident Christina Gillmore has said she wants more done to support residents dealing with crime in the Pomare subdivision.

New Pomare homeowners told: Get involved before you complain about the neighbours.

A fishy tale for sausages

Gordon Wood is making a German cheese sausages with a recipe acquired in unusual circumstances.

German cheese sausage a winner for Park Avenue butcher.

Hawke's Bay

Todd family sells vineyards

The Todd family has sold 1500 hectare of vines and bare land to Marlborough-based wine company Indevin.

One of New Zealand's richest families has sold its entire vineyard holding in Marlborough.

Wanted man appears in court

Ihaka Paul, 26, who grew up in Wairoa, was arrested after being surrounded inside a house in Carroll St, Frasertown.

Ihaka Paul has appeared in court on a raft of charges after Tuesday's armed standoff.

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