Man charged with kidnapping, shooting after alleged rampage in Kāpiti video

Waikanae resident Lynore Oakley’s lifestyle block was one of several Huia St properties that an alleged gunman entered ...

8:25 PM  Lynore Oakley and her husband were having a relaxing morning in rural Waikanae when a man holding a shotgun walked across their lawn.

Police making 'slow progress' in getting staff vaccinated video

As of Thursday, 83 per cent of the total workforce have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 70 per cent were ...

Almost 20 per cent of all police staff are yet to receive their first Covid-19 vaccination.

'Help keep Lily safe': Mum's plea to the unvaccinated video

Heart transplant recipient Lily Leadbetter with her mum, Veronika Klingler, and dog Millie at their Wellington home.

Lily Leadbetter was a toddler when she underwent a heart transplant. Now immunocompromised and too young for a vaccine, she's relying on others for protection.

NZ ambassador to Turkey 'unwelcome' after calls to free jailed businessman

New Zealand’s ambassador to Turkey, Wendy Hinton, pictured here in 2016, has been declared persona non grata, or ...

Ten countries opposed the detention of a political opponent in Turkey. All are now “persona non grata”, including Kiwi diplomat Wendy Hinton.

Overlooked by the cultural sector, queer people document themselves video

Gareth Watkins from PrideNZ interviewing people at a rally for trans rights earlier this year in Wellington.

New Zealand's queer communities are increasingly recording and sharing their own lives and stories out of fear the cultural sector may not be.

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The new traffic lights look good, but 90 per cent will be hard to hit video

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OPINION: The post alert-level world looks to make sense, but it will be tough going if you aren't vaccinated.

Covid-19: The game of our lives video

The traffic light system makes the Covid plan very clear and puts the onus on all of us.

Fear is dividing the country video

The cluster epidemic of Covid video

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Overlooked by the cultural sector, queer people document themselves video

Gareth Watkins from PrideNZ interviewing people at a rally for trans rights earlier this year in Wellington.

New Zealand's queer communities are increasingly recording and sharing their own lives and stories out of fear the cultural sector may not be.

Te Hīkoi Toi: Clay on the riverbank

This work by HineWaiKerekere won the Rick Rudd Foundation sponsored National Emerging Practitioner in Clay Award.

Mark Amery considers the richness of Whanganui’s art scene with a visit to the Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics.

Photographic history of sled dog racing in NZ

Angell says writing the book gave her a lot of pleasure.

Hobby turns into a fascination with dog sled racing and a book

New film reimagines controversial artist Theo Schoon video

Theo Schoon self portrait in Bali.

Theo Schoon was described as racist at a 2019 exhibition, but Luit Beiringa is urging people to reconsider the artist's relationship with Māori.

'Bring back the bucket'- Wellington's Cuba Mall fountain is missing a bucket!

Wellington’s famous Bucket fountain is missing a bucket.

It's not the first time a bucket has been taken in the dead of night and now the city wants it back.

Sport

From Chris Wood 'fanboy' to Wellington Phoenix player; club signs academy duo video

George Ott’s prolific winter season for Lower Hutt has been rewarded with a scholarship deal with Wellington Phoenix.

New Phoenix recruit George Ott has always wanted to become a professional footballer, ever since he attended the same Hamilton school as All Whites star Chris Wood.

Wellington Phoenix fullbacks to miss start of A-League Men season through injury video

Louis Fenton will miss the start of the new season.

Wellington Phoenix have been dealt a double injury blow with defenders Louis Fenton and Sam Sutton ruled out for at least six weeks.

Former leading New Zealand cricket umpire Fred Goodall dies aged 83 video

Former test cricket umpire Fred Goodall pictured in his Newlands home in 2013.

Goodall umpired 24 tests and 15 ODIs but was best known as being the victim of an elbow in the back from West Indian fast bowler Colin Croft.

Wellington Phoenix snap up young Kiwi talent ahead of A-League Women debut video

Grace Wisnewski was a key member of the New Zealand team that clinched a bronze medal at the Under-17 Women's World Cup ...

Nine more players sign on for Wellington Phoenix's first A-League Women season.

Wellington Phoenix men sign Australia under-23 midfielder Luka Pršo video

Wellington Phoenix have signed midfielder Luka Pršo, who spent the previous A-League Men season with Newcastle Jets.

The 20-year-old played against the Phoenix last season, scoring one goal in 17 appearances for Newcastle Jets while on loan from Croatian club NK Osijek.

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$50m studio nearing completion a likely drawcard for international films video

Chief strategic officer Melissa Conway, left, and chief executive Kristy Grant in front of one of the 2300-square metre ...

The offices are quiet and the sound stages echo with the sound of construction as Wellington's answer to Hollywood prepares to open in April.

Wellington City Council will keep shares in international airport video

Infratil owns significant shares in Wellington International Airport, also Vodafone New Zealand and Trustpower. They ...

The council decided to keep its 34 per cent holding in the airport, after a surprise vote.

Wellington mayors caught on the hop as consents ditched for housing intensification video

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The region’s mayors say they’ve been blindsided by the Government and Opposition’s joint housing intensification announcement.

Mayoral taskforce to tackle Wellington council's social housing crisis video

Mayor Andy Foster says the establishment of a mayoral taskforce which would look at council housing is about “being kind ...

Some of the council's tenants facing “everyday hardship” will take part in a taskforce that aims to solve the problem of unaffordable rents.

Saying cheese to a change in career

Broughton holds waxed havarti in the chiller at his Featherston store. Overseas tourists are often surprised by the ...

Paul Broughton used to be in corporate real estate, now he owns one of New Zealand's best cheese shops.

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Handyman in the sights of police after trail of unhappy customers

Mark Morton, pictured, was paid $1705 by Aotea resident Anaci du Plessis for work in her home office. After being paid ...

Kristine Ford has lost sleep over the $2000 she paid Mark Morton for work never started. She's not alone, but the jack-of-all-trades says he's keen to make amends.

New Covid-19 plan 'unethical' and leaves Māori and Pacific people exposed, say critics video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern introduces the new traffic light system on Friday.

The Government's “traffic light” system for managing the virus in the future could make history – but will leave Māori and Pacific communities vulnerable, health experts say.

The Dominion Post delivery delays

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There are delays in delivery of The Dominion Post newspaper on Saturday morning due to technical problems at our Petone printing plant.

Te Hīkoi Toi: Clay on the riverbank

This work by HineWaiKerekere won the Rick Rudd Foundation sponsored National Emerging Practitioner in Clay Award.

Mark Amery considers the richness of Whanganui’s art scene with a visit to the Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics.

NZ-UK trade deal: What were the compromises? video

UK High Commissioner to New Zealand Laura Clarke said the NZ-UK free trade agreement was important as it was one of the ...

NZ appears to have denied the UK fewer restrictions on British contractors entering the country for fear it would cause a “flood” of low-cost Chinese labour.

Coffee merchant's hair-raising efforts for cancer sufferers video

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Tomer Ben Shimol will be shaving off his hair for cancer and the hair is going to be ...

Tomer Ben Shimol has stayed away from the barber shop so he can grow hair long enough for natural wigs for those affected by cancer treatment.

'He’s not a monster': Family of teen who died in crash feel bullied and judged video

Tyson O'Neill died in a crash on Cobham Drive in Kilbirnie in November last year. A coroner’s report on his death was ...

Tyson O’Neill, 16, died when the stolen car he was driving at speed crashed into a tree. His mother says he paid the ultimate price for his mistakes.

Covid-19: The game of our lives video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern explains the new traffic light system.

The traffic light system makes the Covid plan very clear and puts the onus on all of us.

Legal issues with Covid-19 vaccine certificates still to be worked out video

Jens Spahn (CDU), Federal Minister of Health, shows the app for the digital vaccination certificate at the regular press ...

The Government can't say who will be liable for vaccine certificate breaches, who will cover the cost, or when they'll be available.

Wellington's new children's hospital could be used as a Covid-19 ward video

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A health leader preparing for the virus to arrive in the capital says nothing is off the table when it comes to managing Delta.

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