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'All four engines have failed'

The Boeing 747, called "The City of Edinburgh", the day after its terrifying flight.

A jumbo jet carrying Kiwis plunges from the sky in the pitch black near Indonesia.

Wellington: Ready to roar

British and Irish Lions' fans are in good spirits after notching up victories against the New Zealand Provincial ...

All you need to know for the Lions' visit to Wellington.

NZ's British prison officers

Corrections have so far hired 52 British officers, with more on the way. They all have at least two years experience, ...

Rab and Lisa Dall left jobs in English prisons for jobs in Kiwi ones ... and they're not the only ones

Geraint Martin: Museum Man

Geraint Martin, new CEO of Te Papa, for National Portrait.

Geraint Martin discovered the magic of museums when he was a small boy.

Hammer attack in Hawke's Bay

Despite taking hit after hit from a robber's hammer, a scrap metal yard employee prevented the offender from getting a cent.

A scrap yard employee was left bloody and bruised but sent the thief packing empty-handed.

Jetstar says sorry to female doctor

Jetstar says a system error meant a doctor's gender was automatically selected as male.

Doctor furious after Jetstar flight booking system assumes all doctors are men.

Student vs climate change minister

University of Waikato law student Sarah Thomson will appear early to her court case in Wellington to give a speech on ...

Student will soon have her day in court as she challenges Paula Bennett on climate change.

Trespassed from rest home

A Hastings woman has been trespassed from her mother's rest home. (file photo)

Woman says she has been deprived of time with her mother, which she can never get back.

Virtual power plant on trial

Craig Burt is taking part in a “virtual power plant” trial, designed to support Wellingtonians in the event of a natural ...

Wellington residents could end up sharing electricity with neighbours after a disaster.

Serious injuries for Wairarapa man

The man was understood to be working on a vehicle when it rolled on him. He was flown to Wellington Hospital.

A man's car is believed to have rolled on top of him, causing serious injuries.

Bars to share info on patrons

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Party goers queue to get into the nightspots in Courtenay Place after the All Blacks vs Irish and ...

Go Pro footage and bouncer intel will be used to get Wellington's bar-goers to behave.

Widow brings accused to tears

In 2010, Calavrias became an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year honours, for services to ...

Young man weeps at sentencing for mowing down cycling Wellington businessman while doing 100kmh.

Factory death still being probed

The entrance to the Homegrown Juice Company's office and factory on Williams Street, Hastings.

It's suspected that 23-year-old woman Manpreet Kaur died after being entangled in machinery in Hastings.

Kiwis on stricken yacht

Havana Coffee's Geoff Marsland, right, was on the yacht.

A yacht damaged on a Pacific Island reef had two pillars of Wellington's coffee scene on board.

Daughter's bill soars

Colleen Warin was ordered to pay her parents $367,000, now topped off with nearly $14,000 legal costs.

Colleen Warin's $367,000 debt to her parents has increased by another $14,000.

Squeegee bandit attacks woman

A Wellington squeegee bandit attacked a woman while bystanders watched, a witness says.

Bystanders rushed into help but only after the attacking squeegee bandit had fled.

Cinema gets $27m after quake video

Reading Cinema and surrounding buildings on Courtenay Place were closed for four months following the November quake.

Multimillion-dollar quake payout allows Wellington cinema to rebuild on demolished car park land.

Marriage-scam victim lost $35k

Li Jun Xue, left, committed fraud after taking $35,000 from a Wellington man and saying it was a downpayment as a ...

He fell in love with "Jessica", his Singaporean bride, but the honey-trap woman was Malaysian and already married.

Win: Tickets to second Lions test

Watch the All Blacks take on the Lions in the second test in Wellington.

The July 1 game in Wellington is sold out - but we can still get you there.

Northland Tunnel strengthening delayed

Northland Tunnel will be down to one lane for the next six months as work begins on strengthening the almost 90-year ...

Completion of work on the Northland Tunnel has been delayed until September.

Pataka storage upgrade creates unique exhibition

Pataka has emptied its storage cupboards to create the Recollections exhibition. Museum registrar Laureen Sadlier pictured.

Pataka storage upgrade creates unique exhibition

First South Korea, then the Olympics

Newton Sythong is representing New Zealand in his first international tournament, at the South Korean World Taekwondo ...

The young athlete has set himself a goal of one day competing at the Olympics.

Former cop's final day

Aporo Joyce, 79, was hit and killed by a car in Tawa on Wednesday night.

In the morning Aporo Joyce worked in his garden. That night he was killed by a car.

Sport's park health centre strides forward

An artist's impression of the new community health and sports centre planned for the Hawke's Bay Regional Sports Park.

Work on buildings which will make up the first stage of a new community health and sports centre at the region's sport park will begin in October.

Planting future Kowhai

Kowhai Special School with trees they have planted along the Karamu Stream bank.

Growing native plants and life skills in one go.

'Worried sick' for grandchildren

Titahi Bay Residents Association chairman Graeme Ebbett wants more done to stop the risk of people falling off the ...

"You turn your back for 10 seconds, they'll be straight over."

Landfill bills to rocket

Wellington ratepayers are facing heavy cost increases for dumping over the next two years.

Costs created by gas emissions could mean higher fees and a rise in rates.

Bistro closes its doors

An empty and closed Tinakori Bistro on Tinakori Rd.  The restaurant has gone ...

Tinakori Bistro is in liquidation, owing more than $300,000, including unpaid wages.

Gastro mayor thought of quitting

Lawrence Yule

Lawrence Yule looks back after chairing last council meeting as Hastings mayor.

Maccas to quit Johnsonville Mall

McDonald's NZ has confirmed it will leave the Johnsonville Shopping Centre in September. (File photo)

Future looks more uncertain with exit of McDonald's and optometrist OPSM.

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