'Lucky no one has been flattened': School students call for dangerous bus stop to be moved video

The school bus reverses into Ariki St, near Boulcott School, Lower Hutt.

Bus drivers have to perform a three point turn before reversing into the “incredibly dangerous” Ariki St bus stop.

Coronavirus: Police release people's Covid status to prospective employers video

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says police use and disclosure of Covid-19 patient information as part of its vetting ...

Police apologise to six people including at least one Covid-19 case, as Privacy Commissioner inquiry report is released.

Wellington store worker details moment she grabbed a sword being held at her neck

Tyla-lee Nelson was confronted by a man holding a sword while working on Tuesday.

The young woman said the incident, which lasted a split second, felt like a "very, very, very long time".

TOP's Geoff Simmons chips controversial golf course idea back from the rough video

The Opportunities Party leader Geoff Simmons at Berhampore Golf Course in Wellington. He wants to turn some of it into ...

One-thousand homes could go on Wellington golf course land. But opponents say Geoff Simmons has the wrong course.

Abuse in state care: 'It is something that the public needs to know'

The public may find Horton’s and other survivors’ experiences in state care as “unpalatable”, but he says it’s something ...

At age three Jack Horton was abandoned. Eight years later he committed his first crime.

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Home buyers look to Kāpiti Coast as demand soars video

The latest Trade Me Property Price Index has found that the Kāpiti Coast saw a 68 per cent jump in demand compared to ...

The area is seen as a retirement destination but with Transmission Gully and Covid-19 changing how people work, it's taken on a new appeal.

Sleeping with the enemy video

More than 40,000 people were killed during the Blitz in WWII, and millions of properties destroyed, but the strong sense ...

The second lockdown has rattled nerves and shaken our faith in the war against Covid-19. Talk of alternative plans has increased. Rob Mitchell reports.

Old murder weapon found in National Archives

Archivist Trish McCormack noticed an unusual bulge in the 1884 criminal case file for Fanny Bonnington, and was amazed ...

Archivist Trish McCormack hardly noticed the bulge in the 1884 criminal case file, and was amazed when it turned out to be a small, black knife.

Wellington barber shifts shop after 40 years

Lance Barnard has been a barber in Wellington central for more than 50 years after entering the trade at 15 years old.

After nearly four decades cutting hair, Lance Barnard works just two days a week now, "for a bit of beer money”.

Wanda from homeware to body wear

Martha Craig with her dogs, Pearl and Queenie.

The homewares business has changed significantly in the past 10 years, says Wanda Harland owner Martha Craig.

Vic Uni staff speak up over divided campus video

In 2019, the university rebranded, highlighting the word Wellington over the word Victoria. It became known as the name ...

Despite the calibre of Wellington's Victoria University, for several years it has been better known for one thing - controversy.

Wellington's $6.4 billion transport programme under review video

Making parts of Wellington’s Golden Mile more pedestrian-friendly was meant to be one of the “quick wins” of the 20-year ...

There are doubts the Let's Get Wellington Moving programme can deliver what it promised, despite $4 million a month being leaked into the project.

Armed police recalled after tip about person with firearm

Police are investigating after a truck driver was injured in a possible pellet gun shooting.

Armed police officers have stopped a search in central Wellington after finding no evidence of a person allegedly carrying a firearm.

PM's big push for a rural seat

Jacinda Ardern gets into Kieran McAnulty’s somewhat famous ute.

CAMPAIGN DIARY: As Labour shuts down the PGF Jacinda Ardern spends a whole day in a rural seat she's very keen to win - Wairarapa.

Toast Martinborough cancelled because of Covid-19 risk

Toast Martinborough has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

One of the country's flagship wine and food festivals is the latest in a long line of events to be cancelled because of the ongoing caronavirus pandemic.

business

Rubbish collection causing a stink in Lower Hutt

Lower Hutt's open recycling crates are prone to the wind. A council study found up to ten tonnes of rubbish was going ...

Opponents claim new council-supplied wheelie bins will create a monopoly and force local firms to close down, with a loss of local jobs.

Badly injured worker promised changes, withdraws charges

It was suspected a forklift clipped the ladder Jayden Rickard-Simms was using. (File photo)

Jayden Rickard-Simms is to meet with company representatives to hear apology, lawyers say.

Wellington property most sought after in NZ video

The average asking price for a house in Kāpiti Coast reached $685,000 in August – a 16 per cent increase on the same ...

Wellington property is the most sought after in the country, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index, and Kāpiti Coast's a new hotspot.

Inside Wellington's $5.5m waterfall house video

Vadim Boyko’s waterfall house, a mansion that seems to cascade down the Brooklyn hillside.

It took seven years to build and is filled with antiques, and includes a massive pool in a marble lined hall.

Retail and office vacancies rising

Office vacancies in the Wellington CBD fell to an 11-year low of 5.9 per cent in June 2019 but are rising now and ...

Record low office vacancies are over for Wellington and Auckland central cities.

Comment

Putting hot dinners on the table for shovel ready men?

Underlying numbers tell the real story of the country's unemployment situation – 11,000 people laid off, of which ...

OPINION: Sisters, it's time forto set up a party of ‘’women wanting work’’, to draw attention to our vulnerable status.

Why ticking the diversity boxes keeps missing the mark

Ziena Jalil: “Many businesses claim they seek to maximise diversity, but their systems promote similarity”.

Diversity without inclusion is meaningless.

Preparing NZ for space weather that would disable the grid and internet

Stuff science columnist Peter Griffin.

Could plunge us into darkness and create an information blackout.

Election 2020: Can tax cuts reverse National's fortunes? video

National Party finance spokesman Paul Goldsmith, left, and leader Judith Collins announce their policy.

OPINION: There is a point of difference, finally, after complaints about a boring contest.

Bilingualism could divide us video

Sales of books on te reo have seen a big jump in the last five years.

OPINION: Are we all aboard for a bilingual future? I don't think so.

Culture

George Porter Tower reduced to rubble video

19092020 Photo: ROSS GIBLIN/STUFF
The George Porter Building in Hopper St is due for demolition along with the Arlington ...

Concrete crumbled and steel groaned as demolition began on a piece of controversial Wellington architecture.

Wellington's newest hospo power couple

Chef Hayden McMillan moved with his wife and daughter from Melbourne to Wellington, where they're now part-owners of the ...

Hayden and Dominique McMillan had never been to the capital before their collab with Floriditas. Now, they're part owners.

Toast Martinborough cancelled because of Covid-19 risk

Toast Martinborough has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

One of the country's flagship wine and food festivals is the latest in a long line of events to be cancelled because of the ongoing caronavirus pandemic.

Exploring the origins of te reo Māori video

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage has released a new digital resource exploring the history of the Māori language.

Dame Rangimārie Naida Glavish still remembers being pulled up by supervisors for saying Kia ora on the telephone during the 1980s.

Events industry calls for relaxed social distancing measures

The theatre industry is calling for a change to regulations, which would see them doing away with social distancing and ...

The events sector wants a rethink of rules over crowds in theatres, in light of the effectiveness of masks on public transport.

Capital Life

George Porter Tower reduced to rubble video

19092020 Photo: ROSS GIBLIN/STUFF
The George Porter Building in Hopper St is due for demolition along with the Arlington ...

Concrete crumbled and steel groaned as demolition began on a piece of controversial Wellington architecture.

Home buyers look to Kāpiti Coast as demand soars video

The latest Trade Me Property Price Index has found that the Kāpiti Coast saw a 68 per cent jump in demand compared to ...

The area is seen as a retirement destination but with Transmission Gully and Covid-19 changing how people work, it's taken on a new appeal.

Wellington's newest hospo power couple

Chef Hayden McMillan moved with his wife and daughter from Melbourne to Wellington, where they're now part-owners of the ...

Hayden and Dominique McMillan had never been to the capital before their collab with Floriditas. Now, they're part owners.

Old murder weapon found in National Archives

Archivist Trish McCormack noticed an unusual bulge in the 1884 criminal case file for Fanny Bonnington, and was amazed ...

Archivist Trish McCormack hardly noticed the bulge in the 1884 criminal case file, and was amazed when it turned out to be a small, black knife.

Wellington barber shifts shop after 40 years

Lance Barnard has been a barber in Wellington central for more than 50 years after entering the trade at 15 years old.

After nearly four decades cutting hair, Lance Barnard works just two days a week now, "for a bit of beer money”.

Sport

Dilemma for Firebirds, Black Caps: where to fit Conway, Blundell in? video

Devon Conway starts the domestic season for Wellington on October 19 after a dream 2019-20 season where he was top ...

Incumbent test opener and the big mover cause a top-order headache, a month out from game one.

All Blacks finale: Wellington at full strength for Auckland, before exodus video

All Blacks squad contender Peter Umaga-Jensen is back in the Wellington starting lineup for their match against Auckland ...

After conceding 50 to Waikato, Lions need a quick bounceback before they lose four frontliners.

Many questions, few answers as the Phoenix navigate a tricky off-season

Steven Taylor left the Wellington Phoenix this week, with two years still to run on his contract.

ANALYSIS: Their taxpayer support is into seven figures. Will they need more, and will other players follow Steven Taylor out the door?

Phoenix skipper Steven Taylor joins Indian club Odisha FC video

Steven Taylor celebrates with Phoenix fans following the team's win over Western United in Ballarat in December.

Steven Taylor will be marking some of his former A-League team-mates next season after finalising a move to the Indian Super League.

'Sign me up, I've got three kids!': Dane Coles is on board for All Blacks' long haul video

“It is our job”: Dane Coles is ready for nine weeks on the road for the Rugby Championship if that is what it takes.

Senior All Black eyes comeback against Canterbury, then a nine-week rugby bubble in Australia. 'It is our job'.

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