'Harmful and violent' views

The Dominion Movement said it was on "hiatus" after the Christchurch mosque shootings on Friday, March 15, 2019.

Suspect's ideology appears to align with views of young white supremacists who openly campaigned against 'immigrant masses'.

Terror moves CubaDupa indoors

CubaDupa brings massive crowds into Wellington, but this year it will be indoors due to public safety concerns.  (File photo)

Massive Wellington street festival to be held indoors due to safety fears following mosque attacks.

White powder scare at GCSB

Emergency services at a white powder scare at Wellington's spy base.

White powder posted to Wellington's spy headquarters prompts emergency response.

Action over name change deferred

Victoria University of Wellington won't say whether it will proceed with legal action over a decision to reject its name ...

Wellington's Victoria University won't say whether it will take legal action over name change.

Graffiti welcome, in certain areas

This graffiti on Ross Teppett's Mount Victoria retaining wall is probably better described as a mural. 

The night after ...

Wellington sets up graffiti zones so people can legally tag their sentiments in wake of terror attack.

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Dad hid killer son from police

Haami Hanara was found guilty of murder after a trial in the High Court at Napier in November last year.

Father took son from Hawke's Bay to Whanganui, where police found him a month after the murder.

Wellington sellers want more

In February, the average asking price for houses in the capital hit $638,000, up 13.5 per cent or $75,000 on the same ...

Want a house in the capital? Be prepared to pay.

Internet filling gaps in sex ed video

Kids don't feel they are learning enough in sex education and are going online to fill the gap.

Family Planning survey sparks calls for more consistent sex education in schools.

Sorting the wheat from the chaff

A wide variety of beers and ciders in the main judging area held at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

Beer judging in full swing: one person's technically excellent beer is "brutally bitter" to someone else.

Dairy fire in Kilbirnie gallery

Fire and Emergency work to put out a large fire in a dairy in Kilbirnie, Wellington.

Fire crews have put out a blaze at a Wellington dairy which spread into a neighbouring building.

Kiwis safe in Turkey: Embassy video

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan screened footage of the Christchurch mosque attacks at a rally after the attacks.

The embassy released a statement saying the country wanted to "categorically rule out" a security threat against New Zealanders.

SH2 open after fire video

A car fire on the Remutaka Hill Rd near Wellington has spread to neighbouring vegetation.

The fire on Remutaka Hill Rd started in a car but soon spread to nearby bush.

Mum would choose crack over son

A Hastings mum told a social worker that if she was given a choice between crack and her son, she'd choose crack. (File ...

The teen was devastated to hear that his mum had told a social worker she would choose drugs over him.

Homegrown concertgoers support evacuation

"Everyone has been really supportive and understanding" about the evacuation," says Homegrown spokesperson Kelly Wright.

In the wake of the Christchurch terror attack, concertgoers have thanked the event organisers for "keeping them safe."

Chance missed to stop killer

David Charles Gilchrist was seriously ill but had stopped taking his medication. (File photo)

Police had no power to hold mentally-unwell man who went on to kill.

News

Please Phil, end the bustastrophe

Almost nine months into Wellington's "improved" bus model, there's no published evidence that things are getting any better.

OPINION: Ministerial intervention is needed to sort out Wellington's bus disaster.

Major terror inquiry announced

PM announces Royal Commission of Inquiry into the country's security agencies after the Christchurch terror attacks.

Sign warns of E coli levels

Ad for mollusc specialist 'outrageous'

business

Flash new digs for retirees

Residents of a Summerset retirement village are enjoying yoga classes provided at the village.

Growth of people over 75 behind two big retirement village developments in the South Island.

Cullen's change of CGT heart

Parliamentary Library has produced 84 pages of research that includes every reference Sir Michael Cullen ever made in ...

Sir Michael Cullen's position on capital gains tax in stark contrast to Tax Working Group stance.

Appeal over Mainzeal $36m fine

Mainzeal director Richard Yan is appealing his conviction.

Mainzeal director Richard Yan is appealing a reckless trading ruling, and order to pay millions of dollars compensation.

Whimp rejects 'predatory' description

Bernard Whimp says he setting up an overseas investment entity that will identify company securities that may be ...

A businessman accused of preying on naive investors says his offers suited many of them.

Christchurch travellers asked to give up seats for mourners

Rendezvous manager Faisel Sayed said the hotel would offer some free rooms to families arriving in Christchurch for funerals.

Airlines and hotels are stretched as families and support agencies converge on Christchurch.

Comment

Islamophobia a threat to us all

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 03:  Demonstrators protest against US President Donald Trump's ban on people from seven ...

OPINION: Not-so-random airport checks, travel bans - evidence of systematic racism against Muslims runs deep.

Please Phil, end the bustastrophe

Almost nine months into Wellington's "improved" bus model, there's no published evidence that things are getting any better.

OPINION: Ministerial intervention is needed to sort out Wellington's bus disaster.

Peters needed to perform

Foreign Minister Winston Peters speaks to media after a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation's executive ...

OPINION: He said he was going to Turkey to "set the record straight".

While Winston was sleeping video

Winston Peters speaks to the media after an emergency session of 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation's ...

OPINION: Jacinda Ardern's star keeps rising, while Winston Peters appears out of time.

Trees slow climate change video

A man on a motorbike looks at a truck as it transports illegally harvested logs from a rain forest in Brazil.

OPINION: Deforestation leads to local temperature increases that will likely contribute to bumping up the global temperature.

Culture

Aro Video's capital idea video

Aro Video and its founder Andrew Armitage have been helping enlighten and entertain Wellington movie fans since 1989.

Patrons and fans called upon to help save one of the country's last remaining video stores.

Sorting the wheat from the chaff

A wide variety of beers and ciders in the main judging area held at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

Beer judging in full swing: one person's technically excellent beer is "brutally bitter" to someone else.

Time calls for Wellington designer

Wellington artist Ruby Jones designed the cover of Time Magazine in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings.

Ruby Jones' art went international in the wake of Christchurch - then Time Magazine commissioned her to design its cover.

What's on in Wellington

CubaDupa will bring the crowds into Wellington on March 30 and 31.

Take a look at what's happening in and around Wellington.

Review: System is 'must-see'

System, by Muscle Mouth.

With some scenes utterly breath-taking, System is must-see performance.

Capital Life

Sportsvilles 'way of the future'

Former Black Sox captain Rhys Casley took part in a competition to win a Toyota as part of the official opening of ...

The $12.5 million Fraser Park Sportsville complex "will be a game changer".

Internet filling gaps in sex ed video

Kids don't feel they are learning enough in sex education and are going online to fill the gap.

Family Planning survey sparks calls for more consistent sex education in schools.

Sorting the wheat from the chaff

A wide variety of beers and ciders in the main judging area held at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

Beer judging in full swing: one person's technically excellent beer is "brutally bitter" to someone else.

Lessons from the karate kids

As Leah McFall's dad taught her a few martial arts moves, she felt invincible. If only the feeling would stick.

OPINION: Tiny cotton-clad children are learning to vanquish an enemy, in a place where respect – not size – matters.

VR company Eight360 breaks new ground video

An earlier iteration of the NOVA virtual reality unit created by Wellington tech startup Eight360.

A Wellington tech startup is working on a new frontier of VR technology.

Sport

Sportsvilles 'way of the future'

Former Black Sox captain Rhys Casley took part in a competition to win a Toyota as part of the official opening of ...

The $12.5 million Fraser Park Sportsville complex "will be a game changer".

Recap: Hurricanes v Stormers

Beauden Barrett goes on the charge for the Hurricanes against the Chiefs last Friday night.

Beauden Barrett scores 16 points as Hurricanes sneak by Stormers in torrid contest.

Play-by-play: Hurricanes v Stormers

Hurricanes midfielder Ngani Laumape makes a break against the Chiefs in Hamilton last Friday.

The Hurricanes v Stormers a play-at-a-time at Westpac Stadium, Wellington.

Phoenix rookie switches allegiance to NZ

Gianni Stensness competes for the ball with Mitch Duke during Wellington's 3-1 win over Western Sydney.

Australian-raised Phoenix prospect chases World Cup dream with New Zealand.

Ferns star's World Cup gamble

Rosie White in action during New Zealand's recent Cup of Nations clash against Australia.

Phoenix academy opens door to Football Ferns star Rosie White.

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