Taita College takes on Covid video

Taita College students were proud to get vaccinated, to protect their whānau and wider community. (Pictured left to ...

12 min ago  The Lower Hutt high school is one of the first to kick off vaccinations on schools grounds - and the students took to it with attitude.

Significant delays expected southbound on SH1, north of Wellington

Significant delays expected southbound SH1, Paekākāriki to Raumati this morning.

7:34 AM  A stop/go is in place due to incomplete overnight roadworks on the section between Paekākāriki to Raumati.

Wellington today: Victoria University on financial rebound, Wellington council approves 147km cycling network video

The city’s second biggest employer may break even or turn a profit at the end of 2021, its vice-chancellor says.

7:32 AM  Kia ora Pōneke. Here’s what you need to know from The Dominion Post today, plus breaking news and events from about the capital.

Wellington's only non-hospital-based birthing centre closes video

Chloe Gray and Sacha (left) and Natalie Horspool and Liam, say goodbye to Chloe Wright, Wright Family Foundation ...

The birthing centre welcomed its last baby into the world a day before it was forced to close.

Why we need social insurance video

We should aim for zero long-term unemployment, writes Max Rashbrooke. Given some people will always be out of work in ...

OPINION: It would allow laid-off workers time to find the right job or upskill, without being forced into desperate measures.

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Why we need social insurance video

We should aim for zero long-term unemployment, writes Max Rashbrooke. Given some people will always be out of work in ...

OPINION: It would allow laid-off workers time to find the right job or upskill, without being forced into desperate measures.

Fans are caught up in cricket's cold war video

OPINION: Terror threats have created a division in the cricketing world.

Aukus, NZ and Indo-Pacific's future video

While revival stirs on the right, National seems focused on internal warfare

Culture

Arts listings around the Wellington region this weekend

Soil from Papa is part of the Autonomous Bodies exhibitions at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery

One of the things you can do under alert level 2 is get out and visit our museums and galleries. Wear your mask, scan in, keep a 2-metre distance and follow each venue’s protocols

Fale malae receives go-ahead for Frank Kitts Park

An artist's impression of the fale, as it was originally designed.

Frank Kitts Park – a location by the moana (sea) – is the proposed new home for the national fale malae.

Penguins won't be turfed out to make way for new Wellington development, iwi says

A conservation dog, trained to detect the presence of penguins, was taken to Shelly Bay last week to assess how many ...

Kororā made their home in Shelly Bay long before humans set foot on the Miramar peninsula, but a $500 million development makes their future uncertain.

Wellington theatres, restaurants celebrate increase in customer numbers video

Actor Felix Crossley-Pritchard, director Katherine McRae, and actors Dryw McArthur and K.C Kelly in rehearsal for Hir at ...

It may have been raining outside but there were smiles inside the capital's theatres and restaurants as the number of customers allowed went up to 100.

'Mothballed' arts industry urges Government to give more support

The World of WearableArt had to cancel its shows for the second year in a row

"Without an intervention, Aotearoa’s performing arts and live events sector could rapidly end up on life support."

Sport

Staging events under alert level 2 tough, but not impossible video

Trust House Teams Series was run recently under alert level 2 restrictions.

Splitting riders into bubbles allowed bike race organiser Jorge Sandoval to keep his event running. He believes others are too quick to cancel.

Nervous Tiana Metuarau struggled to eat before Ferns debut video

Silver Ferns debutante Tiana Metuarau is congratulated by team-mate Shannon Saunders after an impressive first test.

Newest Silver Fern was so nervous before her first international she found it hard to eat on game day and had sweaty hands.

Wellington Phoenix players bracing for another season away from New Zealand video

Wellington Phoenix players Ben Waine and Sam Sutton model the club's new home and away kits.

Players from the Phoenix men’s team hope a photoshoot won't be the only time they get to wear their new kit at Sky Stadium as they prepare for another long stint in Australia.

Callsign Mav claims second straight Tarzino Trophy

Callsign Mav (yellow) holds out the challenge of Spring Tide to claim his second successive Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at ...

Rising galloper Callsign Mav takes out second successive Tarzino Trophy in Hastings with a strong finish.

Taranaki keep up unbeaten start with victory over Wellington in Inglewood video

Taranaki made it three wins from three in the NPC after beating Wellington in Inglewood on Saturday.

Stephen Perofeta's 22-point haul sees the Bulls extend their lead at the top of the Championship division after picking off a second Premiership scalp.

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Wellington's 147km cycleway plan approved

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Wellington City Council has voted 14-2 in favour of the plans for a massive 147km citywide cycle network.

While revival stirs on the right, National seems focused on internal warfare

Broadcaster Sean Plunket setting up his own streaming radio company is one of the signs of a revival on the right of ...

OPINION: The claims from the various elements of the right need not be wholly, or even partly true to gain currency among the “silent majority”.

Victoria University on financial rebound after tough 2020: vice-chancellor video

The city’s second biggest employer may break even or turn a profit at the end of 2021, its vice-chancellor says.

A gruelling 2020 of financial loss and hundreds of job cuts is being followed by a brighter 2021, vice-chancellor Grant Guilford says.

Fale malae receives go-ahead for Frank Kitts Park

An artist's impression of the fale, as it was originally designed.

Frank Kitts Park – a location by the moana (sea) – is the proposed new home for the national fale malae.

Penguins won't be turfed out to make way for new Wellington development, iwi says

A conservation dog, trained to detect the presence of penguins, was taken to Shelly Bay last week to assess how many ...

Kororā made their home in Shelly Bay long before humans set foot on the Miramar peninsula, but a $500 million development makes their future uncertain.

Wellington today: Wellington theatres, restaurants celebrate increase in customer numbers, detour on SH1 between Porirua and Tawa from Sunday video

Actor Felix Crossley-Pritchard, director Katherine McRae, and actors Dryw McArthur and K.C Kelly in rehearsal for Hir at ...

Kia ora Pōneke. Here’s what you need to know from The Dominion Post today, plus breaking news and events from about the capital.

Trans-Tasman three-a-side judging

A joint appeal sitting followed a joint sitting of the High Court of New Zealand and the Australian Federal Court.

Halifax funds cases that raise the same issues on both sides of the Tasman have a joint online hearing.

High tech 'cocoons' ready to fix cancer cells video

Rachel Perret, team leader of the Malaghan Institute's CAR-T cell Research Programme demonstrates the new LONZA cocoon, ...

State-of-the-art technology being installed in a Kiwi labratory has been labelled a game-changer for cancer research and treatment.

Group with suspected Mongrel Mob links arrested in Hawke's Bay meth bust video

Some of the items seized by police.

Property worth more than $1m has been restrained, including seven residential properties, vehicles, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a jet ski.

Hospital ED conditions 'perfect climate' for death or serious injury video

Staff working at Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s emergency department are worried. (File photo)

Hawke's Bay Hospital's emergency department is working is beyond capacity on a daily basis and concerns raised are being ignored, staff say.

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