Saved from the jaws of death

Three-week-old kittens Mitsi and Lancer were snatched from the jaws of death after they were discovered in a Wellignton ...

8:22 AM  A glance upwards at the right time saved two kittens from being crushed in a Mitsubishi Lancer.

NZ's most active fault

An earthquake from the Hikurangi subduction zone could devestate the east coast of NZ with a tsunami.

What lies under Cook Strait which could be similar to what determined size of 'megathrust' Japanese earthquake, which killed 20,000.

From grey slabs to Lego art video

Block Vandal touches up one ofg his works at the foot of Wainuiomata Hill.

A mysterious street artist is turning a drab concrete retaining wall on a busy street into a giant Lego set.

Doctor found guilty of unjustified breast examinations

The doctor was found guilty on the ninth day of the hearing. (File photo)

The comments include telling a woman she was attractive during a breast examination.

Sluggish traffic in capital

Traffic is congested after a crash caused delays on Thursday evening.

Commuters will likely be late home due to a crash causing delays out of Wellington.

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Shifting sands of ratepayers' change

The sand was shipped into the city from Golden Bay in 2004 to enlarge the beaches of Oriental Bay.

Shifting 22 tonnes of sand at Oriental Bay costs Wellington ratepayers nearly $70,000 every year.

Jones claims no PGF knowledge video

NZ First MP Shane Jones laughing at the New Zealand First conference earlier this year. (File photo)

NZ First minister says he had no idea "formidable lawyer" Brian Henry wanted millions from the PGF.

Arrests after school fire video

In September, a fire broke out at Upper Hutt College causing extensive damage.

The fire caused about $1.5 million in damage to the school.

Polly intimidated by ex

Tim Quirke has pleaded guilty to intimidating Polly Gillespie.

 He jumped in her car and demanded money for drugs but he might be her man again.

Sun halo delights

A halo around the sun as seen from Boulcott St,Wellington, with the Majestic Tower at right. The phenomenon is caused by ...

Ice particles at high altitudes acting like tiny prisms are behind the phenomenon.

Sudden death in Lower Hutt

A crime scene team have working at the Naenae home. (file pic)

Police are investigating an unexplained death in the early hours of Thursday morning.

New trap technology unveiled video

16112019. News  JOHN BISSET/Stuff.    The Geraldine Festival contact Pauline 0272472863. Pictured is Tim Exton from DOC ...

Gas and nail gun technology are being deployed in the fight to eradicate rats, possums and stoats.

Māori patients less likely to report harm

There were a total of 916 adverse events reported to the Commission in the 12 months to June this year.

Most of the cases of patients being harmed happened in public health care.

Night closures for Remutaka highway

The northern side of the SH2 Remutaka Hill Rd.

The State Highway 2 Remutaka Hill Rd will close for five nights.

Mystery firm linked to NZ First

Prominent lawyer Brian Henry is Winston Peters' lawyer and right-hand man.

QComms billed NZ First Foundation for $93k. Again, Winston Peters' right-hand man is involved.

News

Consulting on future of town hall

Masterton Town Hall is earthquake prone and most of the municipal building is unoccupied.

6 min ago  No mention of costs in town hall decision engagement.

70-year-old judo champ still fighting fit

8:28 AM  Still kicking up a fight at 70, Alan Hoverd tells of a life dedicated to the "thump and bump".

Cracks in the Antarctic Treaty

Attitude Awards celebrate local success

business

Earthquake claim tally

The repair of the NZ Post building in Waterloo Quay is largely completed and the building is 82 per cent leased to ...

Property company Argosy's earthquake claims top $60m, much of that for the big NZ Post building in Wellington.

Straight heirs only for Tucker

A judge has found conditions in a will were too "uncertain" to stand. (File photo)

Granddad's attempt at homemade condition on his will is overturned in court.

Want to live at Sylvia Park?

Artist's impression of new expansion at Sylvia Park, Auckland. It will be called The Galleria.

New Zealand's biggest mall is set to expand with a 140-room hotel, apartments and more shops.

Fewer customers buying more booze video

After reviewing Cacace's petition the Justice Committee found the Act was in need of amendment as it was unlikely ...

Licencing laws have led to fewer customers buying more booze, which is a "stupid situation", business owner says.

Earthquake protection costs

An artist's impression of a new five level building with base-isolation to be developed by Willis Bond on Site 9 on ...

New buildings in Wellington with earthquake protection technologies are tipped to command record rents.

Comment

The grand old Duke of Dork

"The prince has lovely manners, knows how to hold a knife and fork, is beautifully groomed, but seems to be an ethical ...

OPINION: It's a low bar, but Prince Andrew's still well beneath it.

Visa rules based on flawed thinking

A couple from the TV show Arranged, about culturally arranged marriages, in 2016. (File photo)

OPINION: Documents that show Kiwis are in relationships are not appropriate for other cultures.

Symbols but no substance

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meeting  Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in Bangkok for the East Asian Summit.

OPINION: Ardern's Government, like others in the past 20 years, is doing little to improve NZ's trade competitiveness.

It's about relevance, not age

18072019 Fairfax NEWS PHOTOS:  Chloe Swarbrick, Greens MP, discussed running for political office.

OPINION: We're all touchy about our age, but the number isn't the problem. Witness Margaret Atwood and Justin Bieber.

State funding may be way to go

Winston Peters and others have questions to answer over NZ First's relationship with the New Zealand Foundation, and the ...

OPINION: The investigation of donations to NZ First has raised questions about how our political parties are funded. Full state support might be one answer.

Culture

70-year-old judo champ still fighting fit

Colin Berry, left, Neisha Brooking, and Alan Hoverd recently returned from the Kodokan Summer Kata Course in Tokyo ...

Still kicking up a fight at 70, Alan Hoverd tells of a life dedicated to the "thump and bump".

'First Date' an evening of fun

Kirsty Huszka (Casey) with Carl Johnstone (as the Waiter) and Chris McMillan (Aaron) in the entertaining First Date.

Two people are looking for love in this enjoyable, contemporary, rock musical

24 capital restaurants make top 100

When wife Harshida married into the family  business, the first thing she learned to do was make her favourite dish, ...

One's just 3 months old, the other has been around for 36 years.

Duo celebrates Gujarati cooking

The cover art of the book shows Shobha "passing on" her knowledge in the form of spices to Keryn.

A mother's dream to pass on family recipes has resulted in a beautiful cookbook.

What's On in Porirua and Kāpiti

Porirua Sing Your Lungs Out: a fun community choir for people with chronic lung disease and other chronic conditions. ...

Check out what's happening in your area.

Capital Life

70-year-old judo champ still fighting fit

Colin Berry, left, Neisha Brooking, and Alan Hoverd recently returned from the Kodokan Summer Kata Course in Tokyo ...

Still kicking up a fight at 70, Alan Hoverd tells of a life dedicated to the "thump and bump".

Attitude Awards celebrate local success

Rolton tries to catch up with Australia's Josh Hose during thet 2014 game in Auckland.

Gavin Rolton, paralysed from the collarbone down, works hard at his job and plays hard on the court.

From grey slabs to Lego art video

Block Vandal touches up one ofg his works at the foot of Wainuiomata Hill.

A mysterious street artist is turning a drab concrete retaining wall on a busy street into a giant Lego set.

Shifting sands of ratepayers' change

The sand was shipped into the city from Golden Bay in 2004 to enlarge the beaches of Oriental Bay.

Shifting 22 tonnes of sand at Oriental Bay costs Wellington ratepayers nearly $70,000 every year.

'First Date' an evening of fun

Kirsty Huszka (Casey) with Carl Johnstone (as the Waiter) and Chris McMillan (Aaron) in the entertaining First Date.

Two people are looking for love in this enjoyable, contemporary, rock musical

Sport

70-year-old judo champ still fighting fit

Colin Berry, left, Neisha Brooking, and Alan Hoverd recently returned from the Kodokan Summer Kata Course in Tokyo ...

Still kicking up a fight at 70, Alan Hoverd tells of a life dedicated to the "thump and bump".

Attitude Awards celebrate local success

Rolton tries to catch up with Australia's Josh Hose during thet 2014 game in Auckland.

Gavin Rolton, paralysed from the collarbone down, works hard at his job and plays hard on the court.

Savea's 'thank the fans' walk

All Black Ardie Savea is holding his own thank the fans for their 2019 support walk.

Humble All Black announces his own fan walk to show appreciation to fans for 2019 support.

Nix sure win just around corner

Phoenix midfielder Cameron Devlin vies for possession with Victory's Adama Traore.

Wellington are the only team in the A-League without a win, but Cameron Devlin is confident that will change on Saturday.

Vote to win the 'Golden Ticket'

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Westpac Stadium wants your help in choosing the top athletes and moments of the past 20 years.

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