Charity changing pups' lives video

Black labrador Ellie was Vicky Hayward's first rescue, and Ellie's Canine Rescue is named in her honour.

5:00 AM  A Wellington charity named in honour of a much-loved pet is rescuing and rehoming dogs in need.

Fire station replaced with toilets video

The brigade could be left with nowhere in its own community for its fire truck, gear and firefighters

5:00 AM  Major emergencies make way for personal ones as council plans to replace active fire station with public toilets.

Ten minutes from eruption video

The volcano erupted on Monday afternoon and six people are dead, while another eight are missing and believed to be dead.

Brazilian couple say crew and fellow tourists wrapped the injured in their jackets and hugged them to keep them warm.

Naenae to get a new pool video

A sculpture on top of the pool could be a major attraction for Naenae says Tom Murphy.

Naenae is to get a new pool but the cost and final timetable remain anyone's guess.

Man aims firearm at police video

Armed police surround a man who has been seen with multiple firearms in Napier.

Armed officers arrest a man who was pointing a rifle at them in a Napier park.

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Ship awaits news following eruption

People have started laying flowers at the Port of Tauranga.

Passengers on board the Ovation of the Seas remain at the Port of Tauranga awaiting news following Whakaari/White Island eruption.

Sombre mood on luxury ship

People have started laying flowers at the Port of Tauranga.

Passengers on board the Ovation of the Seas are coming to terms with the fact some of their fellow travellers won't be coming back.

Abusive passenger delays trains

An abusive passenger had to be isolated in a train carriage while police were called to Wellington Station on Tuesday ...

A disruptive passenger who delayed a morning train service had to be isolated in a carriage while police were called.

Get moving on Wellington transport

Wellington Chamber of Commerce CEO John Milford.

OPINION: Our wins or woes in 2050 will start taking shape this week.

Push to bring forward tunnel project

A small group of supporters backed National's campaign to bring forward construction of an extra Mt Victoria tunnel on ...

National MPs want Wellingtonians to sign their petition calling for Mt Victoria tunnel project to be brought forward.

Attacker 'has blood on their hands'

Detective Sergeant Ben Quinn in Brooklyn's Central Park at the site of the attack on a woman walking her dog.

Woman was walking her dog in Central Park when man came from behind and attacked her.

New miscarriage, stillbirth leave proposed video

Labour MP Ginny Andersen's member's bill would give three days bereavement leave to women and their partners in cases of ...

A "small change for employers" could make big difference for parents who suffer pregnancy loss.

Brunning image 'sold for profit'

Actress and writer Nancy Brunning, who died in November.

Nancy Brunning's whānau have launched a cease-and-desist effort to stop "profiteering" by the online sales

Family inspiration for Youle exhibit

Wayne Youle Youle says his  latest collection is "more considered, more mature", and contains just 20 pieces.

Wayne Youle returns to Porirua's Pātaka gallery with a more personal exhibition.

What it's like to survive a volcano video

William Pike says having support from friends and family can help those who have been injured by the White Island ...

White Island volcano will have "a huge wide-reaching effect," says William Pike, who survived Mt Ruapohu eruption in 2007.

News

Hero skipper returned to volcano

Lillani Hopkins had just taken a tour of White Island when she took this photo from the boat she was on when the island ...

Paul Kingi had left the island only minutes before the explosion but went back to help others still there.

Giant penguin species discovered

The Kupoupou would have lived on the Chatham Islands between 62.5 and 60 million years ago.

'Too late' to act on report

Damaged fruit now 'Hailstone Heroes' video

business

Night shelter holds street appeal

Donations of shoes and clothing are always appreciated at the shelter.

Wellington's homeless are in need of some kindness this festive season.

Wellington's Cassels buys up large

Ian Cassels' The Wellington Company has a $30 million housing development and chapel restoration underway in Island Bay, ...

Passionate Wellingtonian and developer Ian Cassels has been on a capital buying spree over the past year.

Airbnb adds $300 a week rent

Steve Goodey's three-bedroom Petone house, which he's converted to an Airbnb short-term rental, now generates ...

Switching to short-term lets pays off for Petone investor.

Dame Fran Walsh 'felt sick' over theft

Gene DeMarco with a WWI fighter plane at Hood Aerodrome, Masterton. (File photo)

Dealing with an employee's thefts took thousands of hours away from creative projects.

Prized boat shed fetches top dollar

This 56.16 square metre boat shed and jetty in Evans Bay, Wellington, has sold at auction for $350,000 to a water sports ...

A big price has been paid for a tiny historic boat shed in the capital.

Comment

A screen that gives and takes

Unlike the screens we already knew, today's screens give but they also take, Joe Bennett writes.

OPINION: George Orwell imagined something horrific. What we have may be worse.

Fatal flaws in our tourism thinking

A women grieves after placing flowers on a fence at the Whakatane Wharf on Tuesday, following the eruption of White ...

OPINION: Another tragedy will likely bring a new review of adventure tourism and its risks. We have been here before. Too many times.

Get moving on Wellington transport

Wellington Chamber of Commerce CEO John Milford.

OPINION: Our wins or woes in 2050 will start taking shape this week.

A toxic spot on our history

30112019 Chris McKeen/Stuff NEWS PHOTOS: 
Samoa is experiencing a break out of measles, which has killed over 40 people. ...

OPINION: The measles cartoon is just the latest episode in NZ's shameful treatment of its Pacific neighbours.

The convenience bulge

The future is here and it's meat on chips delivered to your door.

A sugar or fat tax is often mooted as a way to improve the food decisions. A tax on technology would be more effective.

Culture

Family inspiration for Youle exhibit

Wayne Youle Youle says his  latest collection is "more considered, more mature", and contains just 20 pieces.

Wayne Youle returns to Porirua's Pātaka gallery with a more personal exhibition.

Night shelter holds street appeal

Donations of shoes and clothing are always appreciated at the shelter.

Wellington's homeless are in need of some kindness this festive season.

A reflective and dramatic 'Messiah'

Andrew Goodwin, Hadleigh Adams, Graham Abbott, Celeste Lazarenko and Anna Pierard performed in this year's 'Messiah'.

Graham Abbott delivered a freshness somehow maintained after a lifetime of conducting the work

What's On in Porirua and Kāpiti

Santa and Carols 14 December: Don't miss Carols in Mahara Place Waikanae and a ride with Father Christmas on Saturday ...

Check out what's happening near you.

Encounter exhibit opens

Baloji's music clip plays on a loop as part of Encounter 1, opposite the work of Michael Parekōwhai.

A spaceman and a tiny security guard meet a Pygmy wedding in a strange encounter.

Capital Life

Charity changing pups' lives video

Black labrador Ellie was Vicky Hayward's first rescue, and Ellie's Canine Rescue is named in her honour.

A Wellington charity named in honour of a much-loved pet is rescuing and rehoming dogs in need.

Outlandish drinks at Wellington cafe

Gemini does beautiful food and drink on Tory Street.

Funky, colourful drinks and hearty brunch classics are the order of the day at Tory Street hotspot Gemini Cafe.

Family inspiration for Youle exhibit

Wayne Youle Youle says his  latest collection is "more considered, more mature", and contains just 20 pieces.

Wayne Youle returns to Porirua's Pātaka gallery with a more personal exhibition.

$196m for in-demand rail network

A $196 million investment from central and local government is intended to make services in the Wellington and Wairarapa ...

Hutt Valley and Wairarapa commuters will have to wait 15 months to see the benefit of a $196 million upgrade to the region's train network. Others will have to wait even longer.

Night shelter holds street appeal

Donations of shoes and clothing are always appreciated at the shelter.

Wellington's homeless are in need of some kindness this festive season.

Sport

Sotirio cherishes goal against former club

Jaushua Sotirio is swarmed by team-mates after scoring against Wanderers.

Jaushua Sotirio says 'it feels good' scoring against the club that released him.

Season over for luckless defender

Phoenix defender Louis Fenton has been ruled out of the rest of the 2019-20 campaign.

Louis Fenton has been dealt another cruel blow, ruled out of the remainder of the A-League season.

Recap: Phoenix v Wanderers

The Wellington Phoenix have plenty to celebrate in recent times after back-to-back A-League victories.

Ufuk Talay's men aim for three wins on the spin as they return to their Auckland fortress.

Grandma flies from Fiji to watch Krishna

Former Phoenix striker Roy Krishna is making a name for himself in India's Super League.

When Roy Krishna scored his two goals against Jamshedpur last month, he did so in front of a very special visitor.

Patel calls time with Firebirds

Jeetan Patel will don Wellington Firebirds colours for the last time in a Twenty20 match on December 18.

Offspinner will end his 20-year Wellington career on December 18 then rejoin England's coaching staff.

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