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Laser cutter 'likely cause' of fire video

The fire, which started in a technology classroom, has caused at least $700,000 of damage.

Hutt Valley High School fire caused at least $700k-worth of damage by destroying technology rooms.

A fishy predicament

The Reading Cinema car parking building in Wellington will be pulled down with cars still trapped inside.

A "filthy mess" awaits one quake-evacuated family whose fish dinner is still on the bench.

MSD investigator not told to prosecute

Coroner Anna Tutton has heard that a manager did not know the extent of the risk to Wendy Shoebridge,

Investigator never told manager of risk to woman being investigated.

Big spike in school donations

Schools gathered more than $124 million in donations in 2015, up $11.8m from the previous year.

Schools raised more than $124.9m last year, up $11.8m on year before.

Spotify success for Masterton band

L.A. Women lead singer Jake Schdroski in the video for 'Hurricane Love', which has become a hit for the Masterton band ...

A song cooked up by three Masterton musos on their laptop has become a hit on Spotify.

Free the Paekakariki 4000

About 80 community members gather on Sunday for the Free the Fish campaign, at the Wainui Stream, in Paekakariki.

Environmental group accuses NZ Transport Agency of imprisoning native fish.

Cyclists in the driving seat

Cyclist Elaine Richardson  in the driving cab of a Mercedes Actros truck.

Cyclists encouraged to see the road from truckies' perspective.

'A normal school with babies'

Kim Edmonds, 21, and son Luca. Kim is studying law at Victoria University after graduating from Tawa's He Huarahi ...

School books and nappies combine seamlessly at one Wellington school.

Wellington

Laser cutter 'likely cause' of fire video

The fire, which started in a technology classroom, has caused at least $700,000 of damage.

Hutt Valley High School fire caused at least $700k-worth of damage by destroying technology rooms.

A fishy predicament

The Reading Cinema car parking building in Wellington will be pulled down with cars still trapped inside.

A "filthy mess" awaits one quake-evacuated family whose fish dinner is still on the bench.

Wairarapa

Spotify success for Masterton band

L.A. Women lead singer Jake Schdroski in the video for 'Hurricane Love', which has become a hit for the Masterton band ...

A song cooked up by three Masterton musos on their laptop has become a hit on Spotify.

Truck crash near Carterton

Emergency services, including the Life Flight helicopter, were quickly on the scene.

Police at the scene of a crash between a logging truck and a car in rural Wairarapa.

Porirua

'A normal school with babies'

Kim Edmonds, 21, and son Luca. Kim is studying law at Victoria University after graduating from Tawa's He Huarahi ...

School books and nappies combine seamlessly at one Wellington school.

All clear - except one

The building on the corner of Lyndey Pl South, Porirua, is the only building in the city to be closed off after the ...

Porirua's buildings came off pretty much unscathed in the recent earthquake.

Kapiti

Free the Paekakariki 4000

About 80 community members gather on Sunday for the Free the Fish campaign, at the Wainui Stream, in Paekakariki.

Environmental group accuses NZ Transport Agency of imprisoning native fish.

Crash car was fleeing police

Two cars that collided head-on in Tasman Rd, Otaki, about 12.30pm on Friday.

Stolen BMW that sped through Otaki before crashing had its tyres spiked by police.

Hutt Valley

Laser cutter 'likely cause' of fire video

The fire, which started in a technology classroom, has caused at least $700,000 of damage.

Hutt Valley High School fire caused at least $700k-worth of damage by destroying technology rooms.

Pop-up shop on a huge scale video

Lower Hutt New World is going to re-open as a pop-shop in a large marquee.

Supermarket closed by Queensgate quake risk is reformed as a massive 'pop up' shop.

Hawke's Bay

Christmas burglary's 'happy ending'

Christmas presents stolen in a Napier burglary were recovered  by police within hours of the break-in.

Napier man grateful police were quick to make an arrest after gifts were snatched from his home.

Books for PNG

Thousands of books leave New Zealand and Australia for Papua New Guinea each year as part of the project.

A small project to get books into Papua New Guinea has grown to 100,000 of reading material a year

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