Grandparents by Flaxmere's boy side

The Flaxmere boy's grandmother is at Starship Hospital 24 hours a day and when his grandfather is done with work, he ...

The boy's grandmother is at the hospital 24 hours a day and his grandfather immediately goes to hospital after work.

Director invites councillors to meeting on Shelly Bay

In an email, Sir Peter Jackson invited Wellington City Councillors to a private presentation and discussion on the ...

Sir Peter Jackson has invited councillors to a private presentation and discussion on the future of Shelly Bay.

No hongi at welcome ceremonies

Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi and actor Mark Ruffalo share a hongi at the Oscars.

Staff worried about the deadly virus "felt uncomfortable" touching strangers.

Wellington residents without water

Damaged pipes have been undergoing repair in the Wellington suburb of Island Bay since January.

Almost forty properties will be without water in Wellington on Wednesday evening after another pipe burst in Island Bay.

Held-back Wuhan evacuees test negative

Buses carrying US passengers who were aboard the quarantined cruise ship the Diamond Princess, seen in background, leave ...

Two evacuees who stayed longer in quarantine at Whangaparāoa after one showed coronavirus symptoms have tested negative.

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Capital's grooviest traffic controller

Cody Cooper-Martin manning the stop-go control  the roadworks on Wellington's Evans Bay Parade.

Cody Cooper-Martin staves off boredom at the roadworks with his own fancy footwork.

Te Ata takes over Porirua

Dance group FLEXN are part of Te Ata, a festival within the New Zealand Festival of Arts 2020.

Te Ata will focus on young people and issues of identity, social justice, and postcolonialism through the arts.

Goodness joined by Gorgeous

Gorgeous Cafe has opened alongside Goodness clothing boutique in Petone.

It's a place "the boys can hang out, while the girls are shopping", owner Chris Hales says.

Courage and conviction video

Lewis Scott, formerly owned African shop Kwanza. (File photo)

He raped her 13 years ago. Since then, she has continually summoned the courage to defeat him in court.

People pooing in penguin sanctuary

Little Blue Penguins are classed as at risk by the department of conservation.

Signs, a padlock and spiked fence top are no deterrent to those answering the call of nature

Missing Porirua woman found safe

Karina Bradnam was found safely in Porirua on Tuesday afternoon.

Karina Bradnam was found in Porirua on Tuesday afternoon.

High-level meeting over pipes

In December, Wellingtonians were advised against swimming or fishing after a collapsed water pipe sent millions of ...

Wellington City Council and Wellington Water Limited will having a high-level meeting to discuss the city's water pipe problems.

'Hedge fund' trimmed video

30kg of methamphetamine, worth perhaps $18m, was found in the wardrobe of the house where Michael Hanna stayed. (File photo)

Drug dealer Michael Hanna seemed to have little to show for his crimes, but police are still looking.

Kiwis trapped on ship urged to take flight video

Kiwis stranded on coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess urged to take Australian flight.

If trapped Kiwis don't take Wednesday's flight they could be stuck in Japan for two weeks

Guilty Feminist comes to Wellington

The Guilty Feminist podcast, with Deborah Frances-White

The Guilty Feminist comes with more than 70 million downloads and sold out shows in 2018 and 2019.

News

Meth, firearm seized in Wairoa

On Tuesday, police stopped a driver who was found to be in a possession of a loaded pistol and methamphetamine (file photo).

A firearm and methamphetamine were seized by police in Hawke's Bay but police are calling on witnesses to come forward for several incidents.

Going hard on gangs with guns

The Government is changing its legislation to go harder on gangs with guns, says Police Minister Stuart Nash.

First-time buyers 'need protection'

Crash driver lost son

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First-time buyers 'need protection'

Newlywed couple Matt and Victoria London signed a contract in June 2019 for $510,000 and were told they could move in by ...

They're paying deposits then finding the deal falls through because of a "sunset clawback" clause.

Meth dealer loses Merc and $50,000

The $1 coin shows the size of the bags methamphetamine is often sold in at street level. (File photo)

Car was registered in a woman's name but under his effective control, court finds.

Stage set for new arts centre

Kāpiti  College principal Tony Kane in Te Raukura ki Kāpiti.

Kāpiti Coast to boast $12 million performing arts centre from Saturday.

Terry Serepisos' mother bankrupt

Terry Serepisos is also a former bankrupt, a previous owner of the Wellington Phoenix football team, and hosted New ...

Aliki Serepisos, mother of former television star Terry Serepisos, has been declared bankrupt.

Bob Jones 'did not deserve honour'

Sir Robert Jones gave evidence on the first three days of the court case.

Filmmaker Renae Maihi says she stands by the words for which she faces a defamation claim.

Comment

Goodbye Blue

Blue and Joe in 2008. Who savaged the chair?

OPINION: Joe Bennett sat with his dying dog Blue running his thumb up the bony groove between his eyes. He'd always loved that.

Tax cuts - a tool of the past?

National finance spokesman Paul Goldsmith has been light on detail about how his party would pay for tax cuts.

OPINION: Simon Bridges thinks tax cuts will help put National back in power. We think they're a tool from a very different age.

Echoes of Bustastrophe in Wastewatergate

OPINION: We used to have night carts for sewage. Is it coming to that again?

Sir Elton's juggernaut continues

Illness forced Sir Elton John from the stage on Sunday night. The next day he committed to performing his final two New ...

OPINION: Sir Elton John remains one of the highest-earning musicians, 50 years after his first big hit.

Capability has passed me by

The thought of staining my own deck seems impossibly daunting, writes Phil Quin. Where do people get those sorts of ...

OPINION: How come some people have useful skills? I must have missed those classes at school.

Culture

Te Ata takes over Porirua

Dance group FLEXN are part of Te Ata, a festival within the New Zealand Festival of Arts 2020.

Te Ata will focus on young people and issues of identity, social justice, and postcolonialism through the arts.

Accessibility focus for NZ Festival

Sometimes Jana needs this kind of flexibility from her employers to manage her disabilities.

The NZ Festival of the Arts kicks off next week, featuring and encouraging those with disabilities in their audiences and on their stages.

Stage set for new arts centre

Kāpiti  College principal Tony Kane in Te Raukura ki Kāpiti.

Kāpiti Coast to boast $12 million performing arts centre from Saturday.

Virtual reality trip to the moon

Dowse Museum's "To The Moon" requires participants to wear a full headset and handsets to control their own trip through ...

Put on your headset and fly to the moon as part of the Dowse's NZ Festival 2020 exhibit.

Kiwi film explores race, class, and pro wrestling video

From left, John Tui, Nathaniel Lees, Uli Latukefu, Kiel McNaughton, Jay Laga'aia, and Shavaughn Ruakere.

The Legend of Baron To'a tells the story of a stolen legacy, south Auckland gangs, and the importance of community.

Capital Life

NZ brewers named in world's top 100

Jos Ruffell, Pete Gillespie, and Ian Gillespie - Garage Project brewery founders.

The Wellington beer makers have created history sneaking in at 59 on the world's top 100 breweries by popular American review site ratebeer.com.

Capital's grooviest traffic controller

Cody Cooper-Martin manning the stop-go control  the roadworks on Wellington's Evans Bay Parade.

Cody Cooper-Martin staves off boredom at the roadworks with his own fancy footwork.

Te Ata takes over Porirua

Dance group FLEXN are part of Te Ata, a festival within the New Zealand Festival of Arts 2020.

Te Ata will focus on young people and issues of identity, social justice, and postcolonialism through the arts.

Goodness joined by Gorgeous

Gorgeous Cafe has opened alongside Goodness clothing boutique in Petone.

It's a place "the boys can hang out, while the girls are shopping", owner Chris Hales says.

Guilty Feminist comes to Wellington

The Guilty Feminist podcast, with Deborah Frances-White

The Guilty Feminist comes with more than 70 million downloads and sold out shows in 2018 and 2019.

Sport

Import wants to stick with Phoenix

Matti Steinmann's celebrations were cut short when VAR ruled the Phoenix midfielder was offside in the lead-up to his goal.

German midfielder signals desire to remain with A-League club beyond current deal.

Auckland scores four Phoenix games

A season-high 15,347 spectators attended last weekend's match at Eden Park.

Phoenix reward Auckland for big turnout by committing four more games to Eden Park.

Lam to leave Hurricanes for France

Ben Lam will leave the Hurricanes for a two-year contract in France.

Two-year deal confirmed for Hurricanes finisher.

Hooper puts it on a plate

Phoenix striker David Ball scored the match-winner against City last weekend.

Phoenix striker praises countryman's impact after setting up match-winner.

Softballers honour Kiwi pitching great

World softball Hall of Fame inductee Bill Massey (L) receives a booklet compiled by New Zealand softball historian John ...

Popular softball pitcher likened to All Blacks prop Ken Gray for his impact on Hutt Valley sport.

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