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.

Retraction and apology to Campbell Barry and Jo Miller

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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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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.

Parole hearings soon for pair from Hutt killing

Damelza Hohipa was jailed for three years and four months for the manslaughter of Davis Colin Phillips.

Victim's family gasped as Damelza Hohipa was sentenced to three years and four months' jail after stabbing Davis Colin Phillips, 56.

National MP Chris Bishop calls for second access road to Wainuiomata

National MP Chris Bishop wants Hutt City Council to prioritise a second road in and out of Wainuiomata to open up land ...

Bishop has started a petition lobbying Hutt City Council to prioritise the long talked about road, which he says will help to solve Lower Hutt's housing shortage crisis.

Have schools forsaken Shakespeare? No, The Bard isn't vanishing into thin air video

Although Shakespeare’s plays are no longer a compulsory requirement in schools, they are still widely studied.

If you've ever been sent on a wild goose chase, had to be cruel to be kind or haven’t slept a wink, Shakespeare's work has influenced your language.

Tawa house fire extinguished, fire investigator on site video

A neighbour has described hearing timber breaking and a crackle before discovering a house fire nearby.

Flames could be seen across Tawa after a house fire broke out on Friday afternoon.

Half of NZ's polytech CEOs have quit as mega-merger 'takes its toll' video

Ara Institute of Canterbury in Christchurch is among the 16 polytechs involved in last year's mega-merger.

Eight bosses have resigned since the 16 institutions were merged a year ago, one former chief executive warns more will follow.

Miscarriage bereavement leave hoped to lift "taboo" around pregnancy loss video

Kathryn van Beek was shocked there was no bereavement leave for miscarriages.

New Zealand made waves when it became one of the few countries to legalise paid leave following a miscarriage, but for one woman the law change came too late.

Motorists advised to avoid Remutaka hill road

A broken down truck is blocking traffic near the summit on the Featherston side of the Remutaka Hill road.

Congestion is heavy as a broken down truck is blocking traffic in both directions on State Highway 2.

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.

Report suggested removing problem buildings at mould-hit school video

Current and former board of trustees members say a report suggesting a now-problem building be removed was ignored by ...

A 2016 report suggesting the demolition of a Hutt Valley High School building where toxic mould was found a fortnight ago "was ignored by MInistry”.

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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

Hapū locked out of their own land

Māori were unable to gain access to their own land at Lake Koputara for years.

Carterton's water given the all clear

Half of trans youth report struggling with mental health video

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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

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.

Museums Aotearoa board abruptly resigns video

Phillipa Tocker, executive director of Museums Aotearoa, right, has been with the organisation for more than a decade. ...

The entire board of Museums Aotearoa has abruptly quit after concerns about its governance and management.

Capital Life

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.

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.

Sport

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”.

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".

Former All Blacks winger Julian Savea headlines trio of Hurricanes re-signings video

Hurricanes winger Julian Savea has signed a two-year extension with the Wellington-based Super Rugby club.

Julian Savea is on track to become the most capped Hurricanes player of all-time after signing a new two-year contract with his hometown Super Rugby club.

Phoenix coach wants to keep teens grounded after combining for late goal video

Phoenix striker Ben Waine celebrates after scoring late to beat Western United.

He’s shown he can leap high and score with his head but Ufuk Talay wants Ben Waine to keep his feet firmly on the ground – and the same goes for another rising star.

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