Weather to be best in Wairarapa this week

Wairarapa is usually the warmest spot in the wider Wellington region, and this week will be no different. Pictured: ...

Wairarapa and the Hutt would likely reach 20 degrees Celsius over the next couple of days, and the weather packs in for Wellington on Tuesday night.

Armageddon in the capital a family affair video

Odin Turner, 11, cosplaying Senku from “Dr Stone” with his potion at Armageddon, Sky Stadium. Odin and the rest of his ...

Odin Turner, 11, had been doing odd jobs for money in the leadup to Armageddon. On the day he was accompanied by his whole family in homemade cosplay.

Crusher Condie versus Wellington's boy racers video

While boy racers were not a problem in central Wellington they were anecdotally one in the outer suburbs, councillor ...

Wellington City Council won't have power to physically crush a boy racer's car but could soon have the power to issue fines for “cruising”.

Mixed bag of weather on the way for first week of school holidays

While Saturday in Christchurch started out wet, Sunday dawned with clear, blue skies, sending mountain bikers scurrying ...

Rain, thunderstorms, sunshine and warm weather are all expected over the coming week.

A Dog's Life: The Wellington dog walker who handles 16 canines at a time video

Phil Krieg walks 12 to 16 dogs around Wellington. He's a big believer in being calm, cool and collected.

Phil Krieg says keeping control of more than dozen dogs at a time is all about keeping them calm and earning their respect.

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Death of person found in water not suspicious

A body was found in the water off the Wellington suburb of Seatoun on Wednesday night (File photo)

Police have ruled out suspicious circumstances after a body was found in Wellington Harbour.

From bin to box plant: the journey of a recycled newspaper video

The bales will travel to Auckland to be broken down into pulp, and then remade into cardboard.

Every day, up to 38,000 copies of The Dominion Post are read and thrown away. But what happens after that? Follow a newspaper from bin to new life.

Wellington City Missioner wants to 'take the beautiful and make it better' video

15032021 PHOTO: ROSA WOODS/STUFF Wellington City Missioner Murray Edridge says the supermarket gives shoppers dignity in ...

“I’m just having fun every day and I feel really privileged that I can make a difference and create hope for the future," Wellington City Missioner Murray Edridge says.

Young actor on the up with Circa season

Lily Harper, ‘No one works harder’, says producer Nathan Mudge.

Lily Harper brings her life experience to the role of a young woman with Down syndrome moving out of home.

New Central Pulse coach avoiding the term 'three-peat' in quest for title No. 3 video

Claire Kersten, right, has been appointed captain following the unavailability of Katrina Rore and Ameliaranne Ekenasio.

Gail Parata is aiming high in her first season at the helm of the two-time defending ANZ Premiership champions – just don’t mention the word “three-peat”.

Wellington bar has hours cut amid concerns about fights and drunk students

Police and council will focus on liquor ban breaches this month as part of a newly formed social contract to address ...

A central Wellington bar must close at 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays after its owner was found to be struggling to properly manage “challenging” behaviour by “high-risk” patrons, including fights and people climbing onto the balcony from the street.

Te Aro Park: A troubled Wellington spot with real people video

Eddie Johnstone.

Te Aro Park in Wellington has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. These are some people for whom the park is a way of life.

Sexual misconduct allegation against coach not raised with police for months

An investigation into an allegation against a badminton coach resulted in the coach resigning and a review of policies ...

A Wellington badminton club has admitted it was "far too slow" after an allegation was raised against a coach, who later resigned.

Deputy PM takes on former world champion Dame Devoy on the squash court video

Dame Susan Devoy and Grant Robertson go head to head on the squash court.

Drinking water from a wine glass after the game, Grant Robertson wouldn't be drawn on the final score, but acknowledged he lost "by a lot".

Increased fines for cellphone use 'no silver bullet' for road safety

The decision to pick up the phone was ultimately down to drivers.

Fines alone will not change driver behaviour, the AA says.

News

Wellington Opera brings the #metoo movement to the stage

Don Giovanni presented by Wellington Opera, with Wellington Opera Chorus and Orchestra Wellington.

Did you know the greatest and most influential composer in the history of Western music also had a sense of humour and a potty mouth to match?

Happy sheep produce the best milk video

A Wairarapa sheep milking farm becomes the first dairy producer in New Zealand to get the SPCA animal welfare certification.

Art history's getting exciting again

Retraction and apology to Campbell Barry and Jo Miller

business

Here's what my 'cheap' CBD apartment can tell us about housing video

Living in the sky isn’t as scary as you might think.

OPINION: We moved from Wellington and were surprised at the cost of renting in Auckland. More parts of the country should start looking up for their property solutions.

Love on the dance floor at Boogie Wonderland

Pierre Fenoux and Diana Goh got engaged around the same time they opened their Wellington restaurant, Jano Bistro.

Diana Goh was visiting Wellington for the weekend when she felt chef Pierre Fenoux's eyes on her.

Wellington has the lowest housing stock in the country, says new data

Gabriela Jimenez Rojas just wants a house in Wellington with “sunlight”.

If the Wellington housing market were a shop there would only be enough stock for the next six weeks. "All we want is a house with sunlight," says one first-home buyer.

More confusion over Wellington Airport seawall funding? video

Wellington Airport chief executive Steve Sanderson at the Lyall Bay seawall, which the organisation says needs to be ...

Wellington Airport tells city councillors it ideally wanted a $76 million 'grant' to rebuild its seawall, after councillors scrap 'loan' for the project.

No new pokie machines in Wellington video

Wellington City Council voted to institute a ‘sinking lid’ policy for pokie machines on Thursday.

Wellington City Council voted to institute a ‘sinking lid’ policy for pokie machines on Thursday.

Comment

Vaccine rollout gets much clearer, the border does not video

Health Ministry deputy director-general data and digital Shayne Hunter, director-general of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield ...

OPINION: The politics of Covid is rapidly splitting into border competence v the jab strategy.

Covid-19: Trans-Tasman bubble won't fix everything video

Auckland International Airport terminal one week before the Trans-Tasman bubble opens.

EDITORIAL: But it's an important milestone nonetheless.

Why hurt people tend to hurt others video

Khylee Quince: ‘’The clear spirit and intent of the original provision was to increase community engagement in the ...

OPINION: Here's the reason Māori are over-represented among victims of crime.

Time to smoke the cannabis poll video

Stuff senior reporter and columnist Martin van Beynen.

OPINION: Let's have another crack at drug reform through a revamp of the Misuse of Drugs Act.

The royal funeral that didn't happen

Stuff and Press satirist Andrew Gunn.

SATIRE: Oprah, Piers Morgan and a 312-gun salute by an anti-aircraft battery. None of it happened sadly.

Culture

Armageddon in the capital a family affair video

Odin Turner, 11, cosplaying Senku from “Dr Stone” with his potion at Armageddon, Sky Stadium. Odin and the rest of his ...

Odin Turner, 11, had been doing odd jobs for money in the leadup to Armageddon. On the day he was accompanied by his whole family in homemade cosplay.

Art history's getting exciting again

‘Every Artist’ at City Gallery features Emily Karaka's 1998 work 'Race Relations'

Forget the backstage dramas in Wellington’s museums just for a moment: let’s celebrate art history getting exciting again, writes Mark Amery

James Ioelu - the voice

Bass baritone James Ioelu is performing in Wellington Opera's Don Giovanni.

Opera singer James Ioelu's London life has been put on hold while Covid keeps him, quite happily, in Aotearoa.

Major restructure proposal for Wellington cultural institutions video

Experience Wellington employs 147 staff in total, including at City Gallery, pictured.

A major restructure proposal at Wellington Museums Trust has blindsided senior staff and caused concern among the capital’s arts sector.

Arts listings in the Wellington region from April 16-17

Dominic Warren as Freddie Mercury in Queen: It's a Kinda Magic, playing at the Opera House, Welllington, on Sunday.

There's all sorts of music happening this weekend - from Bach to Queen.

Capital Life

Weather to be best in Wairarapa this week

Wairarapa is usually the warmest spot in the wider Wellington region, and this week will be no different. Pictured: ...

Wairarapa and the Hutt would likely reach 20 degrees Celsius over the next couple of days, and the weather packs in for Wellington on Tuesday night.

From bin to box plant: the journey of a recycled newspaper video

The bales will travel to Auckland to be broken down into pulp, and then remade into cardboard.

Every day, up to 38,000 copies of The Dominion Post are read and thrown away. But what happens after that? Follow a newspaper from bin to new life.

Art history's getting exciting again

‘Every Artist’ at City Gallery features Emily Karaka's 1998 work 'Race Relations'

Forget the backstage dramas in Wellington’s museums just for a moment: let’s celebrate art history getting exciting again, writes Mark Amery

Love on the dance floor at Boogie Wonderland

Pierre Fenoux and Diana Goh got engaged around the same time they opened their Wellington restaurant, Jano Bistro.

Diana Goh was visiting Wellington for the weekend when she felt chef Pierre Fenoux's eyes on her.

High-density housing the key to environmentally friendly growth video

Wellington has been pinpointed by a new Government report as a place naturally limited in space, and to save the ...

Wellington has been singled out in a Government report as being naturally limited in space; to save the environment, it seems the only way forward is up.

Sport

Waine’s worldie: Phoenix keep season alive with teen's super strike

Phoenix players celebrate with goal-scorer Ben Waine, third from left, after the teen’s long-distance strike.

Strikers Ben Waine and Jaushua Sotirio scored in successive weeks to give Wellington Phoenix a vital 3-1 win over Perth Glory.

Stars knock over champion Pulse in ANZ Premiership opener

Pulse wing attack Whitney Souness and Stars' defender Anna Harrison contest possession on Sunday.

Veteran defender Anna Harrison shines for Stars as they overcome two-time defending champion Pulse in first game of premiership.

New Zealand record and Australian title elude Edward Osei-Nketia in 100m final video

Edward Osei-Nketia had to settle for second place at the Australian Track and Field Championships.

The Kiwi sprint sensation finished second behind Tokyo-bound Rohan Browning at the Australian Track and Field Championships.

From Budapest to Oriental Bay, Olympic medal prospect's novel Tokyo buildup video

New Zealand’s Lewis Clareburt during the swim of his life, the world championships 400m medley where he won bronze in 2019.

After swimming the world's second-fastest 400m medley time this year, Lewis Clareburt will lie low and duel with his capital clubmates.

New Central Pulse coach avoiding the term 'three-peat' in quest for title No. 3 video

Claire Kersten, right, has been appointed captain following the unavailability of Katrina Rore and Ameliaranne Ekenasio.

Gail Parata is aiming high in her first season at the helm of the two-time defending ANZ Premiership champions – just don’t mention the word “three-peat”.

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