Battle escalates over reduced speed limit video

Stretches of State Highway 5 (the ‘Napier-Taupō Road’) had the speed limit reduced from 100kph to 80kph in February. ...

9 min ago  Hawke's Bay leaders say Waka Kotahi failed to follow its own rules and guidelines before reducing the speed limit on Napier-Taupo highway.

Napier jury unaware youth accused of murder had intellectual challenges video

Haami Hanara, aged 14 when he was on trial at the High Court in Napier accused of murder. (File photo)

2:01 PM  Haami Hanara, then 14, had fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, ADHD, intellectual disability and severe communication disorder, appeal hearing told.

Child's bedroom window hit in gang-shooting video

A child’s bedroom window was destroyed by a shotgun blast in Wairoa.

1:54 PM  Police are concerned that several people heard the gunshots and failed to report them.

Wellington's losing its mojo, residents say video

Wellington Underground Market closing for earthquake strengthening.

12:45 PM  A new survey shows the capital's sense of community has taken a hit, with Wellingtonians saying they're losing their pride in their city.

Ministry of Education staff at Tawa College after alleged stabbing

Security staff were stationed at the entrance of Tawa College on Wednesday morning after a stabbing at the school the ...

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with wounding and another person is in serious condition following the incident on Tuesday afternoon.

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Reimagining Wellington: What could we achieve with ambition and bold leadership? video

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We wanted to spark a discussion about how to make our region more liveable, more affordable, more connected.

Bringing Wellington's streams back to life and light video

An artist's impression of a daylighted Waitangi Stream on Kent/Cambridge Terrace

Wellington has buried hundreds of kilometres of natural streams in underground pipes. But what if we brought them back to the surface?

Reimagining Wellington: How Seoul uncovered a stream and changed the central city

The excavation and rehabilitation of Cheonggye Stream in Seoul has transformed the inner city. Once an elevated highway, ...

What we can learn about one Asian capital's ambition to rehabilitate natural waterways, just like those under Wellington's streets.

Reimagining Wellington: How a London construction scheme is breaking barriers video

The UK's first female advanced scaffolder, Vicky Welch, on the job.

The UK's first female scaffolder says the job is like "watching something come to life," and she wants other women to experience that too.

Reimagining Wellington: Cities are about sharing space (including with the trees)

In 2007 a two-level residential dwelling was built right under this rātā’s crown on Victoria Street in Wellington.

Hannah Hopewell of Te Herenga Waka Victoria University on landscape-led urbanism, where the nature and people can co-exist.

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Budget 2022: Labour's impossible balancing act video

And Health Minister Andrew Little’s “task force on reducing waiting times not even due to report its recommendation ...

OPINION: Drawing the line between fiscal prudence and his Government’s reputation for profligacy remains Grant Robertson’s biggest Budget challenge.

Golf is capitalism in polo shirts and slacks

OPINION: Golf's link with power and money and the status quo is forged in steel.

The great price panic - and why Labour should be worried video

Why does the internet hate Amber Heard so much?

Culture

They marched over the bridge to go to war, now it's being saved video

Local historian Peter O'Flaherty fought to save century-old bridge on beechwood Lane in Upper Hutt. He is pleased work ...

The project to preserve a bridge crossed by thousands of New Zealand troops as they marched off to the battlefields of World War I is underway.

Quick Bites: Astoria returns and Wellington Zoo farewells Mojo coffee

Astoria under construction in November 2021. The new winebar and cafe has been fully refreshed with an Italian and New ...

This week Astoria reopens in Midlands park while Wellington brewers unite in support of Rare Disorders NZ.

How I write: YA author Chloe Gong

Author Chloe Gong

The #1 New York Times bestselling YA author is hosting an event at Unity Books in Wellington on May 19.

World of WearableArt show back after two-year Covid-19 hiatus

Waka Huia by Kayla Christensen of New Zealand, is modelled in the Aotearoa section during the 2019 show.

The audiovisual fashion spectacle returns to Wellington in September after being cancelled twice over the past two years.

Tour targeting racism briefly visits New Plymouth

Hohepa Thompson, AKA the artist Hori, is on a tour of Te Ika-A-Māui/the North Island to raise awareness about racism in ...

This Ōtaki-based artist is on a mission to stamp out racism in Aotearoa.

Sport

Saints snare Sydney Kings finals MVP to boost Kiwi NBL title credentials

HOBART, AUSTRALIA - MAY 08: Xavier Cooks of the Kings in action during game two of the NBL Grand Final series between ...

Defending champs believe the addition of Aussie league standout Xavier Cooks puts them right back in contention in 2022.

Pulse midcourter Paris Lokotui suffers season-ending knee injury

Pulse midcourter Paris Lokotui leaves the court against the Steel after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament.

Netball New Zealand's 'Aspiring Silver Fern' of 2021 and Pulse midcourter won't be spotted again this year after tearing her ACL.

Stars grind out crucial win over Pulse

Stars goal shoot Maia Wilson puts up an attempt against the Pulse.

Stars gain important away win over Pulse in the capital to move closer to securing ANZ Premiership finals spot.

Wellington Phoenix eye return to normality after two seasons away from home video

Wellington Phoenix players slump to the turf at AAMI Park following their elimination final defeat to Western United.

The Phoenix are looking forward to getting home after their crazy campaign, spent primarily in Australia, ended with a defeat in the playoffs.

Hurricanes fight back for crucial win over Waratahs in Sydney video

Hurricanes captain Ardie Savea scored a late try for a comeback win over the Waratahs.

Quest for home quarterfinal still on as Jason Holland hooks both starting props and Canes come from 15-0 down with a late Ardie Savea try.

business

New 81-room 'Microtel' to open in inner city Wellington

Microtel by Wyndham Wellington Central is set to open on Vivian St later this year. This is example of what a room will ...

The Wyndham-branded hotel is is being developed on Vivian St by the Stonewood Group, owned by the Chow brothers.

Christchurch vets buy famed Britten Stables home for $7.85 million video

Britten Stables Grand Designs Isabelle and Tim Weston with Chris Moller embargoed till 21:30 3.10 18

The daughter of John Britten and her husband spent $2.5m renovating the property - which has seven en-suite bedrooms, a glass atrium and an indoor pool.

Fully occupied Willis St apartments for sale

The property for sale at 222-236 Willis St, Te Aro, offers 8880-sqm of net lettable area across six floors located on a ...

A fully leased student apartment building offering a significant and secure income in the heart of Wellington city is on the market for sale.

Residential development an option for historic Nelson site video

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Ian Keightley of Sotheby’s International Realty is ...

A landmark central Nelson property, Wainui House, is up for sale, with the potential for residential development.

Flatbread maker limits noise but neighbours say they are still sleep-deprived video

The factory produces flatbreads that are sold around the country.

Residents living near a noisy factory are still being kept awake despite the factory meeting noise standards.

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My Favourite Table: Wellington Chocolate Factory co-founder's savoury getaway

11/05/22 NEWS / MONIQUE FORD / STUFF  
My Favourite Table:  Gabe Davidson @ Olive cafe Cuba Mall Wellington

Gabe Davidson makes sweet treats for a living, but he also likes an occasional savoury brunch.

Quick Bites: Astoria returns and Wellington Zoo farewells Mojo coffee

Astoria under construction in November 2021. The new winebar and cafe has been fully refreshed with an Italian and New ...

This week Astoria reopens in Midlands park while Wellington brewers unite in support of Rare Disorders NZ.

Budget 2022: The cost of living crunch video

New Zealanders are looking for Thursday’s Budget to help with cost of living rises. (Composite image)

When Stuff spoke to people about what they wanted from the Budget, there was a common answer - we want more than just "getting by".

Budget 2022: Labour's impossible balancing act video

And Health Minister Andrew Little’s “task force on reducing waiting times not even due to report its recommendation ...

OPINION: Drawing the line between fiscal prudence and his Government’s reputation for profligacy remains Grant Robertson’s biggest Budget challenge.

Australia's 'tough on China' election video

Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison had lined up an election campaign that talked up his party’s record on national ...

ANALYSIS: Much of the Australian campaign has echoed political debate in New Zealand. But one subject has loomed large in a way it never has here – China.

How I write: YA author Chloe Gong

Author Chloe Gong

The #1 New York Times bestselling YA author is hosting an event at Unity Books in Wellington on May 19.

Everyone's screaming 'buy now!', but it's not that easy video

Everyone says Wellington’s housing market

OPINION: Housing supply might be up, and house prices down, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to buy a house in Wellington.

World of WearableArt show back after two-year Covid-19 hiatus

Waka Huia by Kayla Christensen of New Zealand, is modelled in the Aotearoa section during the 2019 show.

The audiovisual fashion spectacle returns to Wellington in September after being cancelled twice over the past two years.

'Panic and horror': Parent's worry over suspected stabbing at Tawa College

Tawa College parents and students wait outside the school after an incident that caused a lockdown there on Tuesday ...

One student thought “this must be very serious” when first responders raced up the school drive, while a mother felt panic upon hearing the news.

Afghan visa seekers still without answers six months on from court win video

The New Zealand Defence Force helped airlift people out of Afghanistan before the country fell under Taliban rule but ...

Some luckier families are in NZ and thriving, while others are trapped in their homeland – without certainty and fearing for their lives.

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