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All sorted for another chapter of Bookfest

10062015  News,Simon Edwards, Fairfax.  Heretaunga Rotary Club Book Fair.

70,000+ items in Upper Hutt giant charity book fair this weekend.

Hospital let suicidal man go

Napier man David Bentin, who took his life on September 11, 2014.

When David Bentin was admitted to hospital, his fiancee was sure he'd finally get the care he needed. Within two weeks he was dead.

They cycled home from London

04052016  News, Simon Edwards, Fairfax  Baden and Shelley Campbell ride down the Hutt River Trail, the last leg of a ...

When they finished their Europe OE, the Campbells did not want to come home on a plane.

Increase in elderly living alone

Most of those living alone are older women, research has found.

"A lot of them admit they're lonely and isolated, they want company."

Immunity claim in text dispute

Patience Komla, who was sacked by the South African high commissioner on March 3.

South African high commission refuses to engage with worker sacked over innocuous text message.

Jailed priest 'stole girls' faith' video

Former Catholic priest Peter Hercock in Wellington District Court on Monday. He was jailed for six years and seven ...

"I still to this day find it hard to look at priests," says woman abused for years.

Hill road reopens

Firefighters close off the hill road at the Paekakariki end after a shed caught alight near the lookout.

A shed fire closed Paekakariki Hill Road until 7.30pm, but it has now reopened.

Fire house to be demolished video

Emergency services were called to the blaze on Sunday night.

No-one was at home when house where Porirua siege began was set alight on Sunday night.

Wellington

Increase in elderly living alone

Most of those living alone are older women, research has found.

"A lot of them admit they're lonely and isolated, they want company."

Hill road reopens

Firefighters close off the hill road at the Paekakariki end after a shed caught alight near the lookout.

A shed fire closed Paekakariki Hill Road until 7.30pm, but it has now reopened.

Wairarapa

Pay rise for councillors

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown, the highest-paid local government politician in the lower North Island, will get a ...

Local body politicians to pocket up to 3 per cent more from July, but some argue it's not enough.

Masterton: top of the world?

Masterton shows off some of its charms during the Wairarapa balloon festival. But is it really "the best town on Earth"?

Wairarapa marketing campaign raises smiles, but townsfolk get the last laugh.

Porirua

Fire house to be demolished video

Emergency services were called to the blaze on Sunday night.

No-one was at home when house where Porirua siege began was set alight on Sunday night.

Pay rise for councillors

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown, the highest-paid local government politician in the lower North Island, will get a ...

Local body politicians to pocket up to 3 per cent more from July, but some argue it's not enough.

Kapiti

Hill road reopens

Firefighters close off the hill road at the Paekakariki end after a shed caught alight near the lookout.

A shed fire closed Paekakariki Hill Road until 7.30pm, but it has now reopened.

Pay rise for councillors

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown, the highest-paid local government politician in the lower North Island, will get a ...

Local body politicians to pocket up to 3 per cent more from July, but some argue it's not enough.

Hutt Valley

All sorted for another chapter of Bookfest

10062015  News,Simon Edwards, Fairfax.  Heretaunga Rotary Club Book Fair.

70,000+ items in Upper Hutt giant charity book fair this weekend.

They cycled home from London

04052016  News, Simon Edwards, Fairfax  Baden and Shelley Campbell ride down the Hutt River Trail, the last leg of a ...

When they finished their Europe OE, the Campbells did not want to come home on a plane.

Hawke's Bay

Hospital let suicidal man go

Napier man David Bentin, who took his life on September 11, 2014.

When David Bentin was admitted to hospital, his fiancee was sure he'd finally get the care he needed. Within two weeks he was dead.

Immunity claim in text dispute

Patience Komla, who was sacked by the South African high commissioner on March 3.

South African high commission refuses to engage with worker sacked over innocuous text message.

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