Aro Video: The end is nigh gallery video

Aro Video owner Andrew Armitage believes the end is coming and its only a matter of time before he closes.

It saw off DVDs and piracy, but NZ's best little video store can't survive streaming.

Te Papa wants to ramp up tours

Te Papa chief executive Rick Ellis says 2016 is shaping up to be a stellar year for the museum and could see another collaboration with Weta Workshop, which was responsible for the successful Gallipoli: The scale of our war exhibition.

More "destination exhibitions" may be sent around the globe by national museum.

Melanoma drug rejected

A potentially life-saving treatment for melanoma has been shelved by Pharmac.

Pharmac has decided not to fund a "promising" melanoma drug.

Wellington City Council to sponsor Lions?

The Wellington Lions mascot Leo the Lion in what could be his new attire for next season.

Council may require some home ITM Cup games to be played away from the Cake Tin.

Chapman Tripp pulls backing for theatre awards

From left, Andrew Foster, Tai Berdinner-Blades and Jason Whyte, winner of four 2014 Chapman Tripp Awards including Production of the Year. The law firm has pulled its sponsorship and awards producers are looking for a new major backer.

Wellington's theatre awards are looking for new corporate sponsor

Patient privacy investigation in Wellington

The Capital & Coast District Health Board is investigating a potential privacy breach at Wellington Hospital that may have gone undetected for years.

District Health Board tight-lipped on potential breach, which could have gone undetected for years.

Woman cut from car

Fire fighters at the scene of a car crash in Taranaki.

A 42 year-old Taranaki woman is in critical condition at Waikato Hospital after a serious crash near Omata on Tuesday morning.

Editorial: A lesson in the risks of council largesse

Prime Minister John Key opened CallActive House on October 1, 2013, along with then Wellington City Councillor John Morrison, and CallActive CEO Rick Allan.

OPINION: The fear must be that the politicians were charmed by the lofty rhetoric and juicy projections.

Wind too windy for Wellington wand

Wellington's wind wand was getting blown close to cars on Friday.

Watch out Wellington. The wind wand can now touch your car.

Cop shop HQ on the move

Constables Grant Verner, left, Ross Lane and Andrew Collins, and Senior Constable Bruce Butland outside the front entrance of the Taranaki St Police Station, Wellington, on the last day it was open to the public on October 6, 1989.

In 1989 Taranaki St's police HQ closed after nearly 80 years

Artist and former tutor work together video

Eloise Evans, Greta Menzies, and Flora Waycott at work at The Neighbourhood Studio.

Flora Waycott was Eloise Evans' tutor in her second year of university. They have been friends ever since and now work together.

Disabled people increasingly housebound

wheelchair users Gerri Pomeroy and Roger Loveless, AND Transport researcher Bridget Burdett, agree with the majority of disabled people in Wellington and Auckland who say public transport is too difficult for them to use.

Disabled people are staying home because public transport in Wellington and Auckland is too hard.

Bomb hoax and burglaries alleged

Stacey Anthony Spinks

Stacey Spinks is accused of phoning in a bomb threat about Hamilton Central Police Station.

Car rolls, hits pole

A car rolled on a Hawke's Bay road between Napier and Hastings.

No injuries despite initial report occupant was stuck in the vehicle.

Death after suicide bid

Lyree Sayers is accused of deliberately driving into the car driven by Pam McGarva.

Crown says woman was trying to kill herself. Instead, another person died.

Ah, the wind in the blue rinse

Dan Mikkelsen from Bicycle Junction gives Aylene and Neil Broughton from a Waikanae retirement village a ride in Wellington.

Age doesn't need to mean the end of cycling.

Schizophrenia caused by head injury

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Man can claim ACC for schizophrenia, decades after suffering a head trauma that caused it.

No prowling for clown cats

Brightly coloured collars could reduce the amount of prey caught by cats.

Colourful cat collars are being trialled in Wellington to help protect native birds.

Pimp my library: Johnsonville

An artist's impression of the proposed library in Johnsonville.

Johnsonville residents can now see what their new library will look like.

City call centre shuts

Clementine West working at CallActive which was officially opened by the Prime Minister in Wellington.in 2013.

A call centre operator had hoped to create thousands of jobs in Wellington, but now it has folded.

'Well dressed burglar' caught

A grainy photograph of a man police were searching for on Friday, who was described as well-dressed with a receding hairline.

The dapper man appeared as a customer before turning up later to allegedly steal from shops.

Vita's fighting fundraiser video

Vita Ede, 2, wearing her favourite colour beanie, the purple.

The girl whose name means 'life' has helped raised thousands.

Somalia wins community football comp

The Somali football team pump up the adrenalin before their game against Ireland at the NZ Communities Football Cup held at Wakefield Park.

A team featuring Somalian refugees has once again won the New Zealand Communities Football Cup.

Climate of change as NZ marches gallery video

The Wellington march heads to Parliament in the hope the Government will hear their calls for more action.

Thirty five rallies nationwide demand the Government do more to prevent catastrophic climate change.

Hunters, dog rescued

An injured hunter, his mate and a dog spent a night in the bush before being rescued by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter in Marlborough on Saturday.

An injured hunter, his mate and their dog have been rescued after an injury forced them to spend a night in the bush.

Refugees and police in football battle

Junior All White Noah Billingsley works with Tai Hawkins, 11, from Naenae Intermediate during the kids skill session at the Youth Forum of the New Zealand Communities Football Cup.

The annual Communities Football Cup is on this weekend in Wellington.

Strong winds cancel flights video

A plane has a rough landing in Wellington.

Planes are cancelled and drivers are being warned to take care as high winds slam Wellington.

Councillor quits for music video

Ray Ahipene-Mercer is going back to a life of rock 'n' roll next year and won't stand for council in the up-coming election.

Long-term councillor Ray Ahipene-Mercer is leaving politics and picking up a guitar.

Project Runway hopeless without an airline

A report commissioned by Wellington Airport has claimed that an extended runway could deliver $7 worth of benefits for every dollar spent.

OPINION: Call me old-fashioned, but if up to $300 million of my rates are going to be blown on a runway I would like to be certain it will be used.

No conviction for child porn

A Wellington IT professional was discharged without conviction after admitting to 47 counts of possessing child pornography.

A Wellington man on 47 charges of possessing child porn has been discharged without conviction.

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