Wairarapa AOS callout

Police searching a Featherston house on Waite St.

Armed Offenders Squad uncovers cannabis operation in Wairarapa.

Hustling for back-to-back wins

Electric Wire Hustle picked up a Vodafone NZ Music Award for Best Electronic Album in 2015 and are hoping for the same ...

Wellington's Electric Wire Hustle are hoping to defend their Best Electronic Album title at this year's New Zealand Music Awards.

Lawyers keen to take on cops

Euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke is considering legal action against police.

Lawyers rally in support of pro-euthanasia group considering action against police.

Korean destroyer in Wellington Harbour

ROKS Cheonji - a support vessel 134 metres long - is visiting Wellington.

Tour a 150-metre South Korean guided missile destroyer.

Hit and run victim wants KFC

Hit and run victim Jesse Minnell.

Jesse Minnell's mum says "his body's covered in bruises" after he was stuck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

Convictions challenged to the end

Graham Cleghorn spoke exclusively to The Dominion Post after returning from 11 years in a Cambodian prison on rape ...

A year after publicly denying the charges, Wellington child rape convict Graham Cleghorn has died.

Lester gets his mayoral chains

Wellington's new mayor Justin Lester says he is looking forward to getting on with the job now that the mayoral chains ...

Wellington's new mayor has been officially sworn in, promising to "talk less and to do more".

Autographs make their mark gallery

A Wellingtonian collector is auctioning 350 autographed photos on TradeMe.

Wellington man auctions his huge collection, from Halberg to Spielberg.

'I started the business in my dad's garage'

Tailor Skincare and Libertine Blends new, limited edition Masque + Tea set.

If true, uninhibited relaxation sounds like your cup of tea, these three Wellington-based businesswomen may have just the thing.

Xero boss supporting founders

Xero chief executive Rod Drury will be hosting the FounderCon NZ conference in Wellington in November.

Business founders are putting their heads together to create a forum.

Vape away the kilograms?

Vaping could provide similar appetite-suppressing effects to smoking, research suggests.

E-cigarettes could stave off cravings, research says - but should they be encouraged?

Boy, 5, badly hurt in scooter crash

Emergency services respond to a scooter incident involving a 5-year-old boy in Carterton.

Fears of life-threatening injuries ease as he is flown to hospital after Carterton accident.

Adulterous priest wins job fight

Michael Godfrey has fought the Anglican Church to be reinstated as Dean of Waiapu after being stood down for having two ...

He was stood down having two affairs 25 years ago. Now, he's back behind the pulpit.

Staff cuts plan at Vic Uni

Victoria University students are protesting against proposed cuts to staff numbers in the School of Language and Cultures.

Victoria University students are fighting a proposal to reduce staff numbers in the School of Languages and Cultures.

Police raids over the top

Longtime Voluntary Euthanasia Society member Wilhelmina Irving was visited by police after attending an Exit ...

OPINION: In this sphere, police need to use discretion and humanity.

Disability is no barrier to exercise

Achilles ambassador Jaden Movold was on hand to inspire participants with help from Cigna and Achilles staff and athletes.

A blind Wellington athlete is putting out the call for more disabled athletes to get involved in sports in the capital.

Teens want a youth centre

Onslow College students Oliver Curran, Thalia Garam-Walford and Rachel Murray want somewhere other than the Johnsonville ...

Some Johnsonville teenagers are hopeful a change in council will help them establish a new youth centre in the Wellington suburb.

Wellington Halloween festival bigger than ever gallery

This weekend Queens Wharf in Wellington will be transformed into a steampunk-inspired world for Capital E's Halloween ...

Make-believe world takes over Queens Wharf this weekend.

Armed hold-up at dairy

Police are searching for an armed robber in Porirua.

Police are hunting for a man with a sawn-off rifle who demanded cash from a Porirua dairy.

Three rescued from Tararuas

The rescued trampers wait for the helicopter to take off after they were flown to Otaki Forks on Monday night.

Trampers grateful they had beacon: "The helicopter came within the hour, it was amazing."

Crash victim a pioneering detective

Te Rauoriwa Daphne Pomare was returning from a holiday visiting family in Western Australian mining country when her car ...

Woman killed in Kapiti Coast crash was first female Maori in CIB.

Danger in turning up to work

Workers remove asbestos from a Newtown building site earlier in 2016.

Fumes and dust are killing hundreds, sometimes years after their exposure.

Modern Maori comedy gallery

The cast of The Biggest, a comedy written and directed by Jamie McCaskill, about prejudice in rural New Zealand. From ...

A host of Wellington theatre royalty will be together on stage in a new Maori theatre story with a difference.

Booze checkpoint abuse?

The lethal drug Nembutal, used by terminally-ill patients to perform euthanasia.

Police accused of rights breach by stopping elderly women to gather details on euthanasia group.

Welly weather - it's the bomb

Joe Moon, of Upper Hutt, gets a splashing from step-son Quinton Haywood, 14 .

The water was breath-takingly cold, but that didn't put some off a harbour swim.

Jamming in the sunshine video

Getting ready for the show at the Wellington Folk Festival in Moore's Valley, Wainuiomata, on Sunday.

The Wellington Folk Festival has welcomed big crowds to Wainuiomata this weekend.

What word won him Spellbound? video

Newlands College student and spelling champ Finn Lewis.

Wellington teen Finn Lewis takes national title in TV gameshow Spellbound.

Cat snipping may cut out poor

Kitten Inn owner Susan McNair is worried the Wellington SPCA's new heavily discounted cat microchipping service will be ...

Fears that SPCA's web-only deal will exclude elderly and those without credit cards.

Finder of lost families

Salvation Army Family Tracing team leader Vivienne Hill.

Vivienne Hill never knew her parents growing up. Now she helps others find theirs.

One critical after SH1 crash video

The crash at Paekakariki has closed SH1 in both directions.

Head-on crash on the Kapiti Coast closed the main road out of Wellington for hours and left at least one person badly injured.

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