Wellington jump into second on Premiership ladder with win over Manawatū video

Pepesana Patafilo looks to offload during Wellington’s win over Manawatū in Palmerston North on Saturday night.

Lions end Turbos' winning run with bonus-point victory, but it was a game which was hardly a great advert for rugby.

PM meets her Lego likeness at vaccination event video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (left) with mathematician Greg Edwards (middle), who has a lego likeness of Ardern ...

Greg Edwards has a lego likeness tattoo of PM Jacinda Ardern on his arm, and on 'Super Saturday' he got to show it off to Ardern herself.

'I decided to do it for my family' video

Cheyenne Hohepa, 23, got her first vaccine dose at the ‘Do it 4 the East’ Porirua youth-led event on 'Super Saturday'.

Wellingtonians did not disappoint on 'Super Saturday', with capital residents flocking to vaccination centres across the region.

Live NPC: Manawatū v Wellington

Manawatū are riding a three-game winning streak and will fancy their chances against Wellington in Palmerston North.

There's plenty at stake for both teams as the in-form Turbos welcome the Lions to Palmerston North.

Driver dies after truck goes down bank on SH2, north of Wellington

Remutaka Hill crash

One person has been confirmed dead after a truck overturned and tumbled down a bank on Remutaka Hill, between Upper Hutt and Featherston.

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Culture

First glimpse at Yuki Kihara's exhibition at Venice Biennale video

Two Fa’afafine (After Gauguin) [2019] from the Paradise Camp [2019] series by Yuki Kihara.

Climate change, queer rights and decolonisation are explored by Yuki Kihara for Aotearoa’s pavilion at the upcoming International Art Exhibition.

Te Hīkoi Toi: The ghosts of ourselves

Before the emergence of the selfie, a self-portrait of Ann Shelton from the 1990s at Envy Gallery (image with Pegasus light).

Arihia Latham on how art traverses the inner wilderness.

Hustlers, scoundrals and gamblers, and that's before you even played a game of snooker. video

Bill, left, and John Arcus are regulars at The Ballroom Pool and Snooker Lounge on Courtenay Place. They've been going ...

In 1921 Percy Tremaine opened a snooker hall on Courtenay Place. A hundred years later you can still get in a game - minus the smoke and the hustle.

Feminist researcher set landmark in use of oral history

Alison Gray

Alison Gray was admired for her work, along with her humanity and kindness.

Festival of lights finds new home in Upper Hutt for 2022 return video

The Highlight light festival has found a new home for 2022 in Upper Hutt. Previous editions of the event in Lower Hutt ...

Highlight once attracted more than 100,000 people and has found a new home after a two-year hiatus.

Sport

Wellington jump into second on Premiership ladder with win over Manawatū video

Pepesana Patafilo looks to offload during Wellington’s win over Manawatū in Palmerston North on Saturday night.

Lions end Turbos' winning run with bonus-point victory, but it was a game which was hardly a great advert for rugby.

Hustlers, scoundrals and gamblers, and that's before you even played a game of snooker. video

Bill, left, and John Arcus are regulars at The Ballroom Pool and Snooker Lounge on Courtenay Place. They've been going ...

In 1921 Percy Tremaine opened a snooker hall on Courtenay Place. A hundred years later you can still get in a game - minus the smoke and the hustle.

World championship-winning Big Air team all cheers after 'massive' win video

Elite is made up of 20 girls and four boys. The team's ages range from 14 to 28.

A Kiwi cheerleading team couldn't make world final in the US due to Covid-19, but a video of their routine after 10 days of preparation still beat the best.

Wellington Phoenix sign young defender on loan from Melbourne Victory video

Wellington Phoenix have signed defender Matthew Bozinovski on loan from Melbourne Victory.

Wellington Phoenix have made use of a rarely-used signing method to help fill the void created by captain Steven Taylor’s shock retirement.

Wellington Phoenix appoint Gemma Lewis as club's first A-League Women's coach video

Gemma Lewis has been appointed head coach of the Wellington Phoenix A-League Women team.

Wellington Phoenix have appointed an A-League Women’s coach but still have plenty of work to do ahead of their first season.

business

Inside Ron Brierley's 'radical' fall from grace video

Sir Ron Alfred Brierley (left) leaves Downing Centre Court on Thursday with his lawyer.

He was once known as a feared corporate raider. Now he's a sad figure whose name will forever be linked with semi-naked images of underage girls.

'Like a dungeon': Trade Me pulls listing for $520-a-week basement rental video

The two-bedroom rental in central Wellington, now withdrawn by Trade Me, appeared to have no windows or ventilation.

A flat appearing to have no windows or ventilation was marketed as a “funky haven”, but a renters' advocate says the landlord is trying to “polish a turd”.

Building up: Wellington unveils major housing plan video

Character protections have been removed in suburbs like Mount Victoria.

Apartments up to 12 storeys high are part of a major council plan to tackle the Wellington's growing housing crisis.

Kāpiti plans to grow up and out

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Kāpiti is expecting major growth over the next 30 years which will see a need for almost 14,000 homes as it makes room for at least 32,000 more people.

Peter Beck backs car parts software

Levi Fawcett, co-founder and chief executive of Partly, says the company is focused on finding engineers.

A Christchurch based software company offering an easy system for people to buy and sell car parts has achieved the largest capital raise for a start-up in New Zealand history.

more news

First glimpse at Yuki Kihara's exhibition at Venice Biennale video

Two Fa’afafine (After Gauguin) [2019] from the Paradise Camp [2019] series by Yuki Kihara.

Climate change, queer rights and decolonisation are explored by Yuki Kihara for Aotearoa’s pavilion at the upcoming International Art Exhibition.

Trust the experts - they've earned that right video

Professor Michael Baker says he hopes the Government will abandon its three-step roadmap back to level 2.

OPINION: We're all entitled to our opinions, but that does not make us all experts.

Te Hīkoi Toi: The ghosts of ourselves

Before the emergence of the selfie, a self-portrait of Ann Shelton from the 1990s at Envy Gallery (image with Pegasus light).

Arihia Latham on how art traverses the inner wilderness.

Here's how your tax dollars are being 'hosed away' video

Numerous New Zealand and some foreign media organisations are represented as NZ First leader Winston Peters is ...

OPINION: You would think that any self-respecting authoritarian regime paying off journalists would take pains to ensure they complied.

How 'wolf warrior' diplomats have become symbols of the threat posed by a rising China

The AUKUS pact has come about due to China’s increasing aggression.

Read an excerpt from “China’s Civilian Army: The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy” by Peter Martin.

What happens when scientists pick up a camera? video

The winner of the Our Work category is Crispin Middleton. "A beautiful clown nudibranch (native species of sea slug) ...

The “view from the office” is certainly one of the perks of the job for NIWA’s staff.

Inside Ron Brierley's 'radical' fall from grace video

Sir Ron Alfred Brierley (left) leaves Downing Centre Court on Thursday with his lawyer.

He was once known as a feared corporate raider. Now he's a sad figure whose name will forever be linked with semi-naked images of underage girls.

Gang Intelligence Centre 'obstructed' by public attention, political debate video

Increasing figures on the National Gang List has been a topic of political debate.

The police minister was told the intelligence centre made up of 12 government agencies hasn't fulfilled its potential. It's now undergoing a rebrand.

The key reasons Wellingtonians are getting vaccinated video

These Wellingtonians put staying healthy and being socially responsible top of their list of reasons for having the ...

Doing the right thing for themselves, their whānau and their community are some key reasons Wellingtonians are getting the Covid-19 jab.

Vietnam highlights 'global failure' of vaccine roll-out

Vietnam was held up as a shining example of how to respond to Covid-19, now it is in a race against Delta, in a world ...

The Southeast Asian country was held up as a shining example in 2020, now it's in a race to get the country vaccinated amid short vaccine supply.

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