Wellington

Quake: The big clean up video

Godley Head, near Taylor's Mistake beach in east Christchurch, taken about 1 minute after the earthquake.

A number of Christchurch residents will be putting their homes and property back together once again.

Diver dies despite revival efforts

Akitio Beach, on the southeast coast of the North Island, pictured after flooding last October.

Malcolm Bruce Cameron was among a group of people free-diving off a remote North Island beach.

Underwear dash during Wellington fire video

Crombie Lockwood House on Dixon St, Wellington was evacuated after an early morning fire.

Residents fled a Wellington apartment fire clad in only their underwear and dressing gowns.

Iwi members ditch Shelly Bay sale

Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust members voted not to sell Shelly Bay to The Wellington Company.

Shelly Bay will not be sold to the Wellington Company after members voted against it.

Summer pix winners make a splash gallery

One-year-old Luca Montino is all smiles in the water at Kaitaia with this photo that took the popular vote in stuff.co.nz's Canon Kiwi summer photo competition.

The 10 most popular pix have been chosen in the Canon Kiwi summer photos contest.

NZQA reviewing typing rule

Declan Callaghan, left, and sister Mirren are happy NZQA is reviewing the rule that blocked their writer Matt Macfarlane, centre, from typing their assessments.

Special-needs students will be able to request their writers to type their assignments.

She's got your 20,000 meals covered

Construction of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo's castle at Wellington's Westpac Stadium.

The 1200-strong cast of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo won't go hungry on Dilys Grant's watch.

Tax appeal decision reserved

A convicted tax evader says the ultimate question of who owes a tax debt is yet to be decided.

Morris Suckling tells appeal judges he has done nothing wrong and is not guilty of tax charges.

Richard Dawkins suffers stroke, cancels tour

Richard Dawkins suffered a minor stroke on Saturday night

The celebrity biologist and atheist suffered a minor stroke, forcing him to cancel his trip to New Zealand.

Ex-mayoral runner in blast gallery video

Former Wellington mayoral candidate Carl Gifford, pictured 18 months ago.

Carl Gifford, mastermind of Wellington's Carlucci Land, is in hospital with burns after his digger exploded.

Tackling sexism at work

Jessica Venning-Bryan, founder of Cultivate Mentoring Lab.

Young professional women still encounter sexism in the workplace, says mentoring programme founder.

Crash on Paekakariki Hill Rd

A crash has occurred on the Paekakariki Hill, near Puatauhanui, this evening.

One person has serious injuries to their legs.

Mini-golf fire under control video

110215. News. KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ. A helicopter douses the fire at Carlucci Land mini golf course at Owhiro Road,Wellington.

Fire seen across the city leaves a digger driver with serious burns to his hands and face.

Dissolution of monastery's view?

St Gerard's Church and Monastery needs extensive earthquake strengthening, which could cost its owners about $10 million.

Neighbours fear iconic views of St Gerard's Church and Monastery could be in jeopardy.

Lawyer appeals negligence finding

A lawyer is alleged to have been negligent when a couple wanted to challenge a debt to a finance company.

She was found negligent over advice she gave to couple involved in fight with finance company.

Thunderbirds to screen on Amazon

Thunderbirds Are Go! will be broadcast in the United States as an Amazon Original Kids Series on Prime Video.

Pukeko Pictures' remake of cult TV show to be screened on demand on Amazon.

Council wants sewerage pipes back

Wellington City Council is thinking about taking back control of a potentially deteriorating sewer system it "gifted" to the capital's homeowners a decade ago.

The water pipes outside your house look likely to be brought back in-house by Wellington City Council.

Todd family sells vineyards

The Todd family has sold 1500 hectare of vines and bare land to Marlborough-based wine company Indevin.

One of New Zealand's richest families has sold its entire vineyard holding in Marlborough.

Penguin down with 72 lives

Beach between Cape Terawhiti and Sinclair Head, Wellington, with the raft used for recovering bodies after the wreck of the Penguin

A wreck worse than Wahine on Wellington's South Coast.

Fat and in denial

Research has shown Kiwi parents consider their normal-weight children underweight, and consider overweight children to be healthy.

Kiwis might tout themselves as a sports-mad nation, but the reality is most of us are fat and inactive.

Green light for movie museum gallery

The Movie Museum founders Sir Peter Jackson and Sir Richard Taylor

Councillor questions whether Sir Peter Jackson needs ratepayers to build home for his project.

Big delays after serious crash

Traffic backed up after a crash on SH1 at Pukerua Bay.

Crash at Pukerua Bay leaves commuter traffic backed up bumper-to-bumper.

Five sharks off Kapiti Coast video

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The face and mouth of a 2.7 metre Bronze Whaler Shark at Te Papa.. Story Lane
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Police are warning people in the area to stay out of the water.

FMA defends deregistration of Vivier

Vivier chief executive Luigi Wewege (left) with Bevan Chuang and John Palino.

The Financial Markets Authority has challenged a High Court ruling that it breached a company's right to natural justice.

Wellington's big blue future video

A first look for Wellingtonians at the new buses, which will come in to service in 2018.

Wellingtonians today get to glimpse their plus-sized future.

Fish fancier's costly court move

Most of the inside of the flat was stripped due to water damage.

Man whose fishtank overflowed and flooded neighbour's flat ordered to pay $10k legal bill.

Beyonce at the Fringe

Wellington performance artist Rose Kirkup as her altar-ego Tasha Fierce, the star of her solo show I Am... Tasha Fierce.

Tasha Fierce is outrageously obsessed with Beyonce.

Carless day on Miramar Peninsula

Ciclovia organisers Glenda McCallum and Ron Beernink ride their bikes near Shelly Bay ahead of Ciclovia.

Wellingtonians can get a taste for transport without cars and buses on the road on the Miramar Peninsula on February 14.

What's On in Wellington: From Feb 11

Frocks on Bikes is hosting Love to Roll 2016 on Feb 14 from noon at Freyberg Beach to Island Bay.

Music, comedy, sport and theatre, it's all on in Wellington.

Scots College's secret tunnels

Old boys, dignitaries and current pupils and staff at the Scots College centenary chapel service. The flag being raised is the centenary flag that will fly for all 2016.

As the private boys' school celebrates its centenary, stories of 1920s crowdfunding and secret tunnels are revealed.

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