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Bus shelters as art works

Two bus stop murals have appeared to brighten up the quiet streets of suburban Wellington.

Humid north, fine south

Crank up the air conditioning today as cloud cover and warm weather makes for a sticky day. 

Street makeover brings buyers

A street that was once notorious as a Mongrel Mob stronghold is now turning into a middle-class dream.

Smoke over suburb

A fire in a Lyall Bay shed which lit up the sky this morning has been extinguished.

Trip to NZ 'a token of thanks'

Woman who tipped off authorities about fugitive Phillip Smith's whereabouts in Brazil arrives in NZ for a holiday.

'Lies' in sex tape trial

A defence lawyer has accused a woman of lying about her knowledge of being filmed having sex with her former partner.

What about Kiwis drivers?

Little animal DNA on Lundy shirt

World's oldest person turns 117

Misao Okawa says her life seems "rather short," but wonders about the secret of her longevity.

Massive WWII battleship found

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and his research team have found wreck of one of the largest battleships in history.

MH370 'flew to Kazakhstan'

Bali Nine pair's execution nears

Iran dismisses Netanyahu's 'lies'

Iran's president calls Israeli's PM "an aggressor person, an evil person," after controversial speech to US Congress.

An unsung musical hero

johnny cooper Johnny Cooper, who died this week, was a modest hero of the New Zealand music scene.

Life story: Community-minded 'Nan'

"Nan" Wright will be remembered as the life and soul of Newtown's Te Ara Hou apartments.

Farm manager had world at his feet

Purpose, burgers, and help for kids

Goldswain dedicated to air rescue service

John Goldswain was a lifesaver to many through his association with the Life Flight Trust.

Peters opens up possibilities

Watching Winston Peters, you can't help being reminded of an old lion on his rock surveying the grassland.

PM calls on O-Week crowd

John Key only made it about 50 metres before the crowd swamped him.

Peters begins Northland bus tour

'Kiwis will be shocked'

Justice system just fine: Key

John Key has dismissed calls for an independent commission to review possible miscarriages of justice.

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