Trilingual song celebrates the Aotearoa of today video

Four of Tomorrow People’s seven band members, Hennie Tui, left, Fredwyn Kisona, Avina Kelekolio and Tana Tupai. The band ...

5:00 AM  Taking Te Wiki O te Reo Māori one step further, Wellington band Tomorrow People is incorporating a third common Kiwi language into their song.

Privilege compounds offending of lockdown escapees video

William Willis has apologised for flouting lockdown rules.

5:00 AM  OPINION: It's long past time for the impression of automatic anonymity of the accused if they’re well known or well-connected.

Police create own te reo Māori app video

The app also provides details on the police haka.

5:00 AM  The app, called Eke Tangaroa, provided guidance for pōwhiri, mihimihi and pēpeha, the police’s haka, as well as waiata and karakia and pronunciation help.

Auckland lockdown escaper faces mother's wrath video

William Willis has apologised for flouting lockdown rules.

5:00 AM  OPINION: Who among us has not wanted name suppression to prevent our mother discovering what we did in the weekend?

Covid-19: Massey students hope online learning a temporary change video

Third year Massey visual communication design student Phoebe Bertelsen said in-person teaching is crucial for a creative ...

5:00 AM  The university has said teaching would mostly remain online for the rest of the semester, but students say their learning is impacted.

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Privilege compounds offending of lockdown escapees video

William Willis has apologised for flouting lockdown rules.

5:00 AM  OPINION: It's long past time for the impression of automatic anonymity of the accused if they’re well known or well-connected.

Auckland lockdown escaper faces mother's wrath video

5:00 AM  OPINION: Who among us has not wanted name suppression to prevent our mother discovering what we did in the weekend?

Is justice colour-blind? video

Afghanistan deminers have a claim on our conscience video

Culture

Trilingual song celebrates the Aotearoa of today video

Four of Tomorrow People’s seven band members, Hennie Tui, left, Fredwyn Kisona, Avina Kelekolio and Tana Tupai. The band ...

Taking Te Wiki O te Reo Māori one step further, Wellington band Tomorrow People is incorporating a third common Kiwi language into their song.

Death does not part us from art

Artist Billy Apple with collaborative partner scientist Craig Hilton in The Immortalisation of Billy Apple®. Here his ...

The passing of two great Aotearoa artists – Billy Apple and Martin Thompson – provided a moment of pause, to consider their legacy, but also the endurance of art beyond death.

How I write: John Summers

Author John Summers finds humour is an underrated quality in books.

The Wellington author says books are some of his most favourite things in life.

Attorney-General asked to investigate National Library deal

Jenny Nagle, from the Society of Authors, pictured, fears the future of the books if the Internet Archive is ordered to ...

A cloud hangs over the future of 600,000 books donated by the library to the Internet Archive, which is embroiled in a high-profile copyright court case.

Experience Wellington: Organisation faces $477k deficit, staff 'bruised' video

Many of staff affected by Experience Wellington’s restructuring work at City Gallery, pictured.

Experience Wellington staff say a recent restructuring to help reduce a nearly $1 million deficit has left them bruised and unheard.

Sport

Du'Plessis Kirifi retains NPC starting spot, stripped of Wellington captaincy video

Du'Plessis Kirifi has retained the Wellington No 7 jersey, but won’t be captain against Taranaki (file photo).

Despite a level 4 lockdown breach, flanker will start against Taranaki as James Blackwell assumes the captaincy.

Central Pulse bullish about future, despite player exodus

Former Pulse standouts (from left): Ameliaranne Ekenasio, Katrina Rore, and Claire Kersten will all represent the Magic ...

The Pulse have just four players left from their grand final-winning squad in 2020, but chief executive stresses there are no issues within their environment.

Academy duo sign pro contracts with Wellington Phoenix after Tokyo Olympics video

Wellington Phoenix have promoted reserve team goalkeeper Alex Paulsen.

Hard work pays off for Auckland teenagers Alex Paulsen and Ben Old after signing their first professional contracts with the Phoenix.

Emotional farewell for spinal injury survivor Mose Masoe video

New Zealand rugby league player Mose Masoe, whose career was ended by a spinal injury in 2020, walks onto the pitch at ...

A Super League crowd rose as one to pay tribute to the courage of Wellington-born prop who was told he might never walk again.

Female footballers can now achieve their pro goals at home with the Phoenix video

Wellington Phoenix academy players Tui Dugan and Macey Fraser can now achieve their pro goals in New Zealand.

Growing up in Wairarapa, Tui Dugan always thought she would have to move overseas to fulfil her dream of becoming a professional football player. That changed on Friday.

business

Costs debt sinks Capital Liquor company

Capital Liquor faced stiff opposition to having longer opening hours in Manners St, central Wellington. (File photo)

Failed attempts to extend Manners St bottle store opening hours had led to debt to police.

Want to buy a supermarket in Niue?

There is parking for about 80 vehicles.

The land, buildings, and market-leading supermarket business trading as one of the biggest private-sector employees on the tiny Pacific nation of Niue have been placed on the market for sale.

Children claim spiritual link to family home their father sold to developer

A property in Lyall Bay, Wellington, had been the Cowan family home since 1974.

Christine Cowan buried the placentas of her children at the property she grew up in and is now taking legal action to stop her dad selling it for $1.1m.

Shifting school holidays due to Covid lockdown would cause disruption, businesses say video

Shifting the school holidays would make staffing difficult, Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools manager Graeme Abbot says.

Holiday attractions and accommodation providers say shifting the next school holidays would be hugely disruptive when things are already difficult.

Promising start to the week for Wellington restaurants

12092021 Photo: ROSS GIBLIN/STUFF 
Customers return to Pickle & Pie cafe in central Wellington during Level 2 on a fine ...

From 1 per cent of its regular turnover to a full lunch service, at least one restaurant is seeing business bounce back at long last.

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Māori more likely to die post-surgery video

27072021 PHOTO: ROBERT KITCHIN/STUFF
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Dr Jason Gurney (Ngāpuhi) who holds an HRC Māori Health Research ...

Pick a surgery, any surgery, and the survival outcomes will be worse for Māori, researcher says.

No 'classic' set of Covid-19 symptoms, study of 2020 cases shows video

The Ministry of Health’s original advice on symptoms in the original Covid-19 strain were: fever, tiredness, and dry cough.

Fever, tiredness and dry cough were identified as likely symptoms, but researchers found last year's strain didn't always “follow the normal rules”.

Severe thunderstorm watch cancelled, heavy rain warnings remain video

Ominous dark clouds roll into Wellington amid a severe weather warning.

Heavy localised downpours are expected across Auckland and northern/western parts of Waikato.

Wellington today, September 16: Wellington rents the most expensive in NZ, teens targeted in anti-vax campaign

Two women were handing out pamphlets raising concerns about the Covid-19 vaccination outside Hutt Valley High School on ...

Read the headlines and breaking news from around the region.

Covid-19: New Auckland cases will stop rest of country moving to alert level 1 video

Auckland’s new cases will stop the rest of the country from moving down alert levels. (File photo)

Auckland is likely to move to level 3 at midnight on Tuesday but the rest of the country won't move down alert levels until there is no threat of community transmission - which could take weeks.

School leader 'very unimpressed' women spread anti-vax information outside school video

Two women were handing out pamphlets raising concerns about the Covid-19 vaccination outside Hutt Valley High School on ...

Two women who stationed themselves outside a high school with Covid-19 misinformation have been reported to authorities, the deputy principal says.

Costs debt sinks Capital Liquor company

Capital Liquor faced stiff opposition to having longer opening hours in Manners St, central Wellington. (File photo)

Failed attempts to extend Manners St bottle store opening hours had led to debt to police.

Isis-linked Suhayra Aden's return costs $60k video

Mother of two Suhayra Aden was a dual citizen of New Zealand and Australia who last lived in New Zealand as a ...

The repatriation of Suhayra Aden, a woman who joined Islamic State, has cost the Government more than $60,000.

Sixteen vehicles impounded under level 4 in Hastings

The 16 vehicles impounded over two weeks in Hastings.

An extensive network of CCTV cameras has caught offenders doing burnouts and ''anti-social'' driving.

Woman stabbed 20 times left disfigured and disabled

16042021 Photo: ROSS GIBLIN/STUFF
Wellington District Court. GENERIC: courtroom, justice, law, jury, sentencing, coat of ...

While the woman was inside the flat bleeding from her wounds, police found her attacker outside having a smoke.

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