12:07 AM More than 31,000 Kiwis were vying for an MIQ spot but in the end, 6231 secured their travel home. The majority of lucky Kiwis were in Australia, with 1629 snapping up a voucher.
More than 31,000 people in 125 countries queued to try to get one of the managed isolation 3718 rooms up for grabs on Tuesday.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has reduced speed limits for State Highway 51 between Napier and Hastings but not everyone was impressed with Hastings mayor saying the Waipatu community had been let down.
New data shows not only is wildlife suffering in two out of three river sites, but two-thirds also have enough faecal bacteria to make people sick.
Wellingtonians will be asked to choose between trams or an articulated “bendy” bus for the city’s mass rapid transit system.
OPINION: Price-per-unit liquor pricing is an option we've balked at too long if we really want to confront alcohol harm.
OPINION: The government's health restructure must address the challenges of equity/efficiency, funding, and structural and geographic configuration.
Kāpiti may be seen as a "retirement mecca" but there's a strong youth movement - one that has led rangatahi to organise their own local festival which is by young people for youth.
Vanisa Dhiru moved to Wellington to attend university, and she's never looked back. A champion of diversity and equality, she says her biggest hope is for the capital to be a peaceful, multicultural society.
Chinese languages in Aotearoa are being explored and studied by the country’s national museum.
A manuscript which details a spate of child abductions in quiet, yet supposedly nosey, Wairarapa wins an Australasian writing prize.
Vivienne Tait was described as an 'unknown' theatre actor, but she has been thrust back into the spotlight due to a chance sighting by her daughter.
Freekick specialist Matt Dibley-Dias was born in the Hutt Valley, but dreams of playing for Brazil.
The Phoenix’s refusal to offer retiring captain Steven Taylor a two-year deal at the end of last season played a part in his decision to walk away from the game completely.
Magpies swoop on sloppy Lions to jump to second on the premiership ladder.
"I would come home crying and tell mum I didn't want to play any more": the Wellington No 8 didn't always love the game when first playing with her sister in a team full of boys.
When Tom Jackson was struck in the head at training, he knew something was wrong. At age 30 and with a young daughter, playing on wasn't worth the risk.
Advocates say Wellington's overpriced rental market leaves students with few options. Is a weekly universal education income payment the solution?
Another box ticked, another step forward. Residents have until October 15 to appeal the decision, which would land the issue in the Environment Court.
A Lower Hutt man had a nasty surprise when he went to put the finishing touches on his roast meal on Sunday night.
It could be a billion dollar industry by 2025 — unless a brutal housing crisis intervenes.
Halifax funds cases that raise the same issues on both sides of the Tasman have a joint online hearing.
Should the proposal be adopted, Hastings – with a population of just 88,000 – will have more councillors than Wellington city.
The report from the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists made a number of recommendations to reach health equity by 2040.
Wellington today: Fifty-four suburbs hit million-dollar mark, artist Ruby Jones on her works of heart
Kia ora Pōneke. Here’s what you need to know from The Dominion Post today, plus breaking news and events from around the capital.
Hundreds of birds are injured or killed every year when they crash into windows. But there are ways to make our homes and cities safer for our feathered friends.
On New Zealand's darkest day, Ruby Jones drew a cartoon that summed up the horror of March 15. She's never looked back since.
Council projects to be funded include improving freight connections, walking and cycling improvements, and general safety improvements.
Police found multiple backpacks in the possession of a man charged after a series burglaries in Masterton on September 22.
Two gang members came before two judges for meth-related offending. Both asked for sentencing discounts for attending a Mongrel Mob-led rehab programme. They received two very different reactions.
Nicole Dolamore would love to bring her family home. But she believes other Kiwis stuck abroad are more deserving of the MIQ spots being released at 6pm.
At a median value of $1.93 million, Seatoun is Wellington's priciest suburb, research from property data provider CoreLogic shows. Karaka Bays and Kelburn aren't too far behind.
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