SAS detainee protections 'fell away' video

Brigadier Lisa Ferris, director of New Zealand Defence Force legal services, said responsibility for detainees ...

2:27 PM  Safeguards in place to protect Afghan detainees have been questioned by the Operation Burnham inquiry.

Traffic lights for Cobham Dr pedestrians

The preferred location is just east of the Troy St roundabout, near the ASB Sports Centre.

A traffic light-controlled pedestrian crossing is expected to be installed on busy section of SH1 in Wellington.

Design revealed for shared pathway video

A bridge at Ngauranga will provide access to the shared pathway.

Shared pathway linking Petone and Wellington will cost between $76 million and $94m.

Kāpiti to announce climate emergency video

Effects of coastal erosion are clear to be seen at Raumati Beach.

With crumbling coastlines and thousands of properties in danger, the Kāpiti Coast mayor says it's time to declare a climate change emergency.

Teachers to expect 'disappointment'

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has told teachers disappointment awaits them if its hoped strike action will see the ...

Education Minister Chris Hipkins says the Government will not up its $1.2 billion offer.

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An extra $4.4b but what will it be spent on?

An artist's impression of the Petone-to-Grenada highway, delayed for a decade.

Billions of dollars claimed to be set aside for Wellington transport projects are unaccounted for, days after they were promoted as a win for the region.

Donations still required

The $21 million announced for ambulance services will help Wellington Free Ambulance put an extra vehicle on the ...

Wellington Free Ambulance will still need the public's cash but the Government's funding will help put another service vehicle on the capital's roads.

Survivor of 'most dangerous road' slams delays

The spot where Kenza Cameron crashed has now been fixed but she can't believe other SH58 upgrades are delayed.

Despite being previously funded, the upgrades have been put on hold until more money is found.

Review for public transport

The tendering process for public transport services is to go under the microscope.(File photo)

Current tendering model under microscope after creating a 'race to the bottom'.

Band Rotunda to be redeveloped video

The Wellington City Council has accepted a redevelopment proposal for the Band Rotunda from Cheops Holdings.

Wellington's Band Rotunda will be redeveloped by Cheops Holdings.

Assets taken to recover MoT fraud

Fraudster Joanne Harrison has had property seized by police.

A Far North property and Rolex among assets taken by police trying to recover the $720,000 taken by fraudster Joanne Harrison.

Minimum wage junior lawyers video

Wellington Women Lawyers' Association convener Steph Dyhrberg, 2018's Wellingtonian of the year, said there had been ...

Four years of study to become a lawyer, but many are working for less than minimum wage, new union says.

Ill feeling in cycleway consultation

It's agreed the Island Bay cycleway should be changed but the design for the replacement is not agreed.
The 1.7km ...

Behaviour towards council staff influenced consultation period, Wellington City Council lawyer says.

Homes in road path for sale video

Neighbouring homes on Wellington Rd are up for sale even after an announcement that puts their fates in jeopardy.

Nothing was stopping this open home - not even an announcement that a road may soon go through the property.

Woman critical with head injuries

The woman was taken to Wairarapa Hospital after being found on Monday.

She was found in her Masterton house but police don't know how she was injured.

business

Jetpack a dead duck?

Jetpack down - the money has run out.

Jetpack has been grounded and assets value at zero.

Multi-million dollar Wellington earthquake claim

Argosy Property has claimed $39.6 million from its insurers for the cost of Kaikoura earthquake repairs at its large ...

Argosy Property lodges big insurance claim for earthquake-damaged Wellington building.

CTV Families want changes gallery video

The CTV Families Group wants to ensure a building tragedy never happens again.

Tighter rules for engineers are being drafted as safety of a new Christchurch building is queried.

Former Telecom HQ on the market

Australian owners, Talavera Property Group, have placed the high-profile green-tiled office tower, once the headquarters ...

Post-modernist Ian Athfield-designed office tower up for grabs.

The growth problem

Finance Minister Grant Robertson at a pre-Budget lunch in Wellington earlier this month. His first Budget pointed to a ...

Budget 2019 might be billed as wellbeing, but only taxes pay the bills.

Comment

Fresh Princess rules Aladdin video

In Aladdin, Princess Jasmine is brilliantly brought to life by luminous English actress Naomi Scott.

REVIEW: Both the genie and eponymous hero are outshone by Naomi Scott's ambitious Jasmine in a surprisingly entertaining update.

Young, Christian and conflicted

Israel Folau speaks at church on a recent Sunday, where he told his congregation he stood by his views.

OPINION: Being young, Catholic and not a bigot is increasingly hard in 2019.

Bullies live beyond the beltway

Speaker Trevor Mallard and Debbie Francis discuss the independent review into bullying and harassment of staff at Parliament.

OPINION: Sorry to burst your bubble, but bullying goes far beyond Parliament. As such, it is the responsibility of everyone to change.

This is why we're striking stuff nation

Ciara Foley, left, and Mia Sutherland, from the Christchurch School Strike 4 Climate team, address Christchurch City ...

OPINION: Three members of the Christchurch School Strike for Climate group give their reasons for striking on Friday.

We're all subsidising shooters

Taxpayers pay most of the cost of administering the firearms licensing system. (File photo)

OPINION: The gun licensing system costs more to administer than shooters pay. That can't be right.

Culture

Songs trace physical path through Wellington

Musician Lake South has scattered his music across Wellington ahead of the release of his latest album, Wellington. Each ...

Musician Lake South has hidden his songs all around Wellington through a website.

Sinha chases new crowds at Comedy Fest

The Chase star Paul 'The Sinnerman' Sinha has performed for a sold-out Wellington crowd.

REVIEW: The Chase star Paul 'The Sinnerman' Sinha isn't just the "4th best quizzer in the UK".

Music mag gets digital makeover

The Mockers frontman Andrew Fagan, right, said being on the cover made musicians feel like they'd "arrived".

A record of New Zealand's music scene in the 1970s and 1980s is now available online.

What's On in Kāpiti and Porirua

Book Discussion Group for Adults: For more information please email jane.george@kapiticoast.govt.nz. May 30, 6pm, ...

Check out what's happening near you.

NZSO concert impresses on all levels

Conductor Thomas Sondergard lead an evening of great piano playing and great orchestral playing.

REVIEW: Concert features great piano playing, great orchestral playing and great conducting.

Capital Life

Songs trace physical path through Wellington

Musician Lake South has scattered his music across Wellington ahead of the release of his latest album, Wellington. Each ...

Musician Lake South has hidden his songs all around Wellington through a website.

'Mr Petone' helped shape a community video

In 2017, Roy Hewson said he was delighted to be living in a facility named after his son, former All Black Allan Hewson.

Roy Hewson was more than just the father of a famous All Black.

By the slice is twice as nice

Tommy Millions' Press Hall location.

REVIEW: Tommy Millions' three Wellington kiosks turn out New York-style pizza that's light of crust and hefty of flavour.

El Barrio's colourful opening

Dixon St's El Barrio offers a Latino experience in the heart of Wellington.

The new Wellington eaterie announced its arrival with a four-day musical extravaganza.

Music mag gets digital makeover

The Mockers frontman Andrew Fagan, right, said being on the cover made musicians feel like they'd "arrived".

A record of New Zealand's music scene in the 1970s and 1980s is now available online.

Sport

Sprint sensation's plans revealed

Edward Osei-Nketia moved back to New Zealand to chase his dream of running at the Olympic Games.

Athletics NZ appears to have won the race for Edward Osei-Nketia.

Saunders, Mes for Ferns?

Shannon Saunders, nee Francois, could end a year-long Silver Ferns hiatus and play in July's Netball World Cup.

Trio haven't played for Silver Ferns in over a year, but could be off to Netball World Cup.

Western United to unveil Rudan

Departing Phoenix coach Mark Rudan is set to be unveiled by Western United.

Mark Rudan will be appointed Western United coach on Thursday, ending months of speculation surrounding a move to the A-League expansion side.

'Mr Petone' helped shape a community video

In 2017, Roy Hewson said he was delighted to be living in a facility named after his son, former All Black Allan Hewson.

Roy Hewson was more than just the father of a famous All Black.

5 Kiwis the Phoenix should consider

New Zealand under-20 captain Joe Bell has a lot of admirers at Wellington Phoenix.

The Phoenix face a major rebuild with just seven players signed on for next season. Here's five options who could give the club a head-start.

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