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Woman killed in SH2 crash

One female passenger has died at the scene of the crash.

State Highway is now open, after being closed following a two-car fatal crash in Upper Hutt.

Wellington dumpster divers video

Wellington Chocolate Factory sustainability coordinator Lydia Bennett, left, with Sustainability Trust intern Troy Rossi ...

Businesses digging deep into their rubbish do their bit for the environment.

Motorway managers in cruise control

Mike Seabourne, director of the Wellington Transport Operations Centre in Johnsonville.

For NZTA staff, Wellington's "smart" motorway means learning to relax.

Turf wars over rugby injuries

Artificial turf is being studied to see whether children's sports injuries in Wellington are greater than on grass fields.

Is artificial turf more or less dangerous than real grass for our kids?

Cyclist's remarkable recovery video

Shane Tregurtha has a long recovery ahead, but has already exceeded doctors' expectations.

A week ago, he was paralysed from the ribs down. Now he's slowly walking again.

The softest biker in town video

Baxter and owners Jason and Bee Wawatai out for a ride on their Harley-Davidson.

The fluffy maltese-bichon wears a harness and a pair of custom-made "doggles".

Sneaking into a bus lane? Think again

A Wellington City Council parking services worker films the bus lanes on Willis St with a new high-definition video ...

Wellington's parking wardens now have the tools to film, and fine, motorists driving in bus lanes.

New owner for Wellington's Majestic Centre?

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Wellington Civic Square with the Fern Ball and top of the Majestic Centre ...

Listed property fund mulls future of Wellington landmarks.

Goodbye Gazza

Killed police dog Gazza, wrapped in a New Zealand flag, was farewelled on Friday.

Gazza's job was to obey, serve and protect. He did exactly that.

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.

$100m property fund gets initial nod

The Ministry of Education at 33 Bowen St, Wellington.

Fund made up of Wellington office buildings gets OIO approval.

Ex-doctor to pay for poisoning cat

Sophie Pugsley's cat Sonny, 2, before he was poisoned.

Dennis Wong enticed neighbour's cat to eat mince laced with antifreeze.

Students claim their history on stage

03052016  News, Simon Edwards, Fairfax.  St Orans/St Bernard's Colleges production of Te Rakau's Dog & Bone. As audience ...

It's not in our history curriculum but Hutt pupils find another way to examine the NZ Wars.

Honeylab's buzzing business

Honeylab is running the world’s largest programme of medical honey research.

 International deals are transforming the humble honey industry.

Car thief's unimaginable violence

Dwayne Robert Manuera Nathan, jailed on Friday for beating three people with a baseball bat.

"Without a surgeon's skill, this would have been a homicide," prosecution says.

Appeal withdrawal ends long battle

The tiny strip of land has been fought over since 2004.

 Long running Hutt property dispute finally resolved.

Burglaries on the rise

A police district scene of crime officer dusting for prints as part of a forensic examination of a car.

Police urging Hutt Valley residents to protect their property against a rise in burglaries.

A prank for a dead mate

The Warehouse in Lyall Bay found stained clothes for days after two friends decided to cheer themselves up by squirting ...

To honour their deceased friend, a Wellington duo decided to squirt mustard around the Warehouse's clothing section.

'Eerie feeling' in Lundy house

30 Karamea Crescent, where Christine and Amber Lundy were murdered.

Home's new owner says she bought it not knowing its grisly past.

Birds lord over idyllic island gallery video

Travis Weaver from the US Embassy has an encounter with a native kaka.

Photographer Cameron Burnell takes a trip out to Kapiti Island, where the birds rule the roost.

Upskirt filmer up to old tricks

A man sentenced for filming up the skirts of Wellington women has pleaded guilty to more charges three years later.

Repeat offender's modus operandi involved putting his phone in shopping baskets.

Alex Fisher details suppressed

The search for Levin 10-year-old Alex Fisher ended in tragedy when a body was found near the Waitarere forest.

Levin boy's half-brother appears in court charged with his murder.

A little to the left... video

A concrete beam is lifted into place over the Waikanae River on the McKays to Pekapeka expressway.

38-metre long concrete beams have been craned into place over the Waikanae River.

Kiaong Tan murder hearing

Police at the Kilbirnie scene of the events leading to Kiaong Tan's death in March.

Three month postponement for the charge of murdering Kiaong Tan, in Wellington.

Insane killer detained - again video

28-04-16 News Photo; David White/Fairfax NZ Adriana  Jason Hawkins, who was murdered by Richard Hawkins

Richard Hawkins was made a special patient for killing his brother 14 years ago. When released, he stabbed a stranger.

Missing toddler found under duvet

Libby Coolbear Jenkins, with her mother Danielle.

"I couldn't find her, I couldn't hear her. Then it was panic, panic, panic."

Surprise visit from French actress

Juliette Binoche attends the 'Nobody Wants the Night' premiere during the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at ...

"I looked up and there she was, and my heart went a little quavery."

In hospital after 'therapist' treatment

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A DHB warning about anti-vaxxer Chris Savage was sparked by a man being hospitalised.

Bell tolls for cyclists

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Warning: Let's hear it for bike bells.

Repeated "conflict" with pedestrians prompts Wellington to consider a bells-on-bikes rule.

New school for Wellington?

A new school?

Many Wellington schools are full and thousands more students are forecast to arrive in the next 30 years, so do we need a new school in Wellington?

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