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Environment judge blasts Fonterra

An Environment Court judge has told Fonterra he was disappointed "at the industry leader being flat-footed in this way".

Co-op fined $174,150 and labelled a "laggard" when it should be an industry leader.

The mysteries in Wellington archives

Alexander Turnbull Library senior archivist John Sullivan with Ernest Shackleton's Aurora Australis.

A 2000-year-old tablet and a book published in Antarctica are among treasures in Wellington's archives.

Dambuster myth debunked

Les Munro, the last surviving pilot from the Dambusters raid, at home in Tauranga earlier this year.

Before he died, dambuster Les Munro was keen to put an end to an enduring misconception.

The great school rules debate

Motueka High School students Dylan Sixtus, Aimee Goodman and Amber Sixtus wanted their school to allow puffer jackets

From facial piercings to puffer jackets, how relevant are school uniform rules?

Girl walks in on indecent act

Police are investigating after the incident in a parents' room of Porirua's North City mall.

Police are investigating after a "disgusting" incident in a mall's nappy changing cubicle.

TPP 'secret' goes to court

Auckland University law professor Jane Kelsey.

A law professor is to ask the High Court to overturn a decision refusing access to TPP documents.

Call for free parking in Masterton

Hold onto those coins a little longer with 15-minute free parking spots in select locations close to the CBD.

Masterton retailers are calling for the council to allow one hour of free parking in the town centre.

Glass breaks, car and motorbike crash

Police were called to a car versus motorcycle crash in Kapiti on Wednesday

Car and motorbike crash as they near broken glass after a sheet of it fell off a truck in Kapiti.

Wellington

Dambuster myth debunked

Les Munro, the last surviving pilot from the Dambusters raid, at home in Tauranga earlier this year.

Before he died, dambuster Les Munro was keen to put an end to an enduring misconception.

Girl walks in on indecent act

Police are investigating after the incident in a parents' room of Porirua's North City mall.

Police are investigating after a "disgusting" incident in a mall's nappy changing cubicle.

Wairarapa

Call for free parking in Masterton

Hold onto those coins a little longer with 15-minute free parking spots in select locations close to the CBD.

Masterton retailers are calling for the council to allow one hour of free parking in the town centre.

Gale force winds on the way

The MetService has issued a gale force warning for Wellington and the Wairarapa.

Gale force winds are set to rip through Wellington and the Wairarapa.

Porirua

Girl walks in on indecent act

Police are investigating after the incident in a parents' room of Porirua's North City mall.

Police are investigating after a "disgusting" incident in a mall's nappy changing cubicle.

Young dancer stepping it up

Kirsten Ocampo, originally from Porirua, is excited about the opportunity to star in  New Zealand film Born to Dance.

Young dancer Kirsten Ocampo is finding her rhythm on the big screen.

Kapiti

Glass breaks, car and motorbike crash

Police were called to a car versus motorcycle crash in Kapiti on Wednesday

Car and motorbike crash as they near broken glass after a sheet of it fell off a truck in Kapiti.

Beckley makes Tall Ferns squad

Kapiti basketballer Jacinta Beckley in action shooting for the University of Seattle.

Kapiti basketballer fights way to Tall Ferns debut.

Hutt Valley

A peep at birds of the 1860s

Drawing of Little Spotted Kiwi by Johannes G Keulemans, part of the Buller's Birds exhibition at Expressions.  Photo courtesy of Te Papa.

An exhibition that looks back on NZ's most famous book on native birds.

Kiwi takes on poachers

Adrian Fraser is in South Africa working on a big game conservation project.

Cecil was the last straw for one Upper Hutt aerial installer, who has gone to Africa to combat poaching.

Hawke's Bay

Speedway victim in legal limbo video

Bryan Forbes, of Hastings, who was injured in an accident at Meeanee Speedway.

A speedway volunteer who had both legs broken in an accident has no legal protection.

Teen stabbed in Napier

A teenager was taken to hospital after being stabbed in Napier on Saturday night.

Teenager in stable condition after Napier stabbing, police appeal for information.

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