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Winston to boost NZ First, or resign

Winston Peters at a meeting in Rotorua.

Winston Peters vows to quit if NZ First doesn't triple in size. Sort of.

Truck tips on Desert Road

The truck tipped on an icy patch of road north of the Desert Road summit.

A truck driver was taken to hospital after his truck tipped on the Desert Road.

Snapper ripped off online

280715. Photo:Loren Dougan/Fairfax nz. Photo of Jade Cvetkov at her home in masterton, who paid for a camera lens online but the lens never turned up.

Jade Cvetkov thought the money her mother left her would fulfil a dream, but it bought her only heartbreak.

Tokakece big weapon for MSP against OBU

Bruising Marist St Pats No. 8 Peniasi Tokakece has been a key figure in their run to the Jubilee Cup final. Photo: ROSS GIBLIN/FAIRFAX NZ.

It's a shame for Marist St Pats' opponents that their matches aren't played midweek.

Stopbank residents in shock video

Marsden St resident Richard Ashton is still in shock after hearing he may have to sell his house to Greater Wellington Regional Council so they can build a new stopbank along the Hutt River.

Residents and businesses have mixed feelings about flood protection plan to buy up their properties.

A good day's a dull day video

Wellington bus driver David Ford travelling through the city on the Karori-Lyall Bay route.

Wellington's bus drivers have had a bad rap of late. But most of them do their job and go home without incident.

Big Sugar blames parents

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The soft drink industry says "don't blame us" for the rotting teeth of toddlers.

Prison inquiry into armed inmate

Rimutaka prison is investigating how a prisoner managed to get a weapon to court.

How did remand prisoner have weapon when he appeared in Wellington court?

Wellington

Winston to boost NZ First, or resign

Winston Peters at a meeting in Rotorua.

Winston Peters vows to quit if NZ First doesn't triple in size. Sort of.

Tokakece big weapon for MSP against OBU

Bruising Marist St Pats No. 8 Peniasi Tokakece has been a key figure in their run to the Jubilee Cup final. Photo: ROSS GIBLIN/FAIRFAX NZ.

It's a shame for Marist St Pats' opponents that their matches aren't played midweek.

Wairarapa

Snapper ripped off online

280715. Photo:Loren Dougan/Fairfax nz. Photo of Jade Cvetkov at her home in masterton, who paid for a camera lens online but the lens never turned up.

Jade Cvetkov thought the money her mother left her would fulfil a dream, but it bought her only heartbreak.

Not guilty pleas: $30m gaming charges

Pokie machines.

Four men have pleaded not guilty to allegations of $30 million in gaming fraud.

Porirua

One injured after crash blocks SH58

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash in Porirua.

A multiple-car crash closed a main highway north of Wellington for about 8 hours.

NZ couple touched by kindness

A memory card with 1500 holiday snaps of this couple was found in Wells, England on 21 July. With the help of Stuff readers, the couple has since been identified as Kate and Blu Lang, of Porirua.

Couple on mystery camera memory card grateful to be found.

Kapiti

Kura kids share thoughts on language week video

Te Rito kura students, from left, Mangaia Pasene-Hughes, Iriaka Pasene-Grennell, Marara Metekingi, Manihera Tehei and Niwareka Kiriona.

Kids who started life in te reo share thoughts in language week.

Art trail price hike slammed

Kapiti artist Anne Bellamy with one of her watercolours.

Trail no democracy as art and crafters revolt.

Hutt Valley

Stopbank residents in shock video

Marsden St resident Richard Ashton is still in shock after hearing he may have to sell his house to Greater Wellington Regional Council so they can build a new stopbank along the Hutt River.

Residents and businesses have mixed feelings about flood protection plan to buy up their properties.

Good-sort still a mystery

The Chaston children, from left, Savannah, 4, Deegan, 2, Dantae, 7, and up front stacking cans from the mystery food box is Logan, 2, with Kirsty Crane and Kevin Chaston.

A mysterious good-sort has been delivering food parcels to families needing a bit of help.

Hawke's Bay

Shotgun, cash and meth arrest

Police have recovered half a kilogram of  methamphetamine from a vehicle in the car park of the Napier Warehouse.

Police grab 45-year-old man with 500g of meth in Warehouse car park.

Gang cut from NZ GTA gallery

100% Pure New Zealand, Hell Pizza and 'Te Warewhare' in a Dre Hema-Kani's GTA V modification.

More classic Kiwi icons have been added to Grand Theft Auto, but the Mongrel Mob is out.

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