Transplants now available in city

Incompatible kidney transplants have become a reality for Wellington patients who were forced to travel outside the city ...

Patients living in Wellington needing an incompatible kidney transplant will no longer have to leave the capital for the procedure.

Council boss speaks out over Tana spending

Wendy Walker says she has followed a "fair and reasonable process" over the investigation.

Mike Tana missed deadlines and ignored emails asking for information on 'unusual' petrol card activity, CE says.

NZ seas in trouble - report video

Ghost Fishing NZ and Sustainable Coastlines found the Wellington Harbour is full of bottles and rubbish during a dive.

"How did we get into this mess?" says top scientist on the state of NZ's marine environment.

Another measles case in Wellington

Another measles case has been confirmed in Wellington. (File photo)

Number of confirmed cases in Wellington region now 32 since start of 2019.

Lime pauses on return to Hutt

Lime public affairs manager Lauren Mentjox says she does not know when a decision would be made about the e-scooters' ...

E-scooter company is not willing to say when - or if - its e-scooters will return to Hutt Valley streets.

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Controversial feminist event cancelled

A statement released by the university on Wednesday said it had made the decision to cancel the Wellington Feminism 2020 ...

The capital university has told the event's organiser, Speak Up For Women, to find an alternative venue

Top brass at odds over deaths video

Defence Minister Wayne Mapp with Chief of Defence Rhys Jones, in 2011.  (File photo)

Are military chiefs pointing the finger at one another? Conflicting evidence about possible civilian deaths has emerged.

NZ's best cop show is back video

Officers O'Leary and Minogue are back investigating strange phenomenon in our nation's capital in Wellington Paranormal.

REVIEW: Forget Police Ten7 and Border Patrol, NZ's most entertaining law enforcement series is back - and better than ever.

Large numbers exposed to measles in capital

Twenty Regional Public Health staff have been tasked with contacting people who may have been exposed to measles. (File ...

Two people infected with measles visited supermarkets, cafe, gym and a comedy show

Council spends $5000 on e-scooters

E-scooters had reduced travelling time and were cutting down the use of council cars, a Porirua City Council spokesman said.

"We should be walking, but we were wasting time," says Porirua's mayor elect.

Flasher fined $3200

A Wellington man has been fined for exposing himself to girls.

Flasher gets to keep his name secret but loses the fight to prevent convictions.

Early problem for capital's new mayor video

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster wants to bring forward construction of an extra Mt Victoria tunnel, but most of his new ...

Wellington mayor Andy Foster wants to expedite the Mt Victoria tunnel project, but most of his councillors don't.

Can Foster wrangle the Left?

Andy Foster takes the phone call telling him he has won  the Wellington mayoralty from Justin Lester.

Wellington voted in a young, left-leaning council and a centre-right mayor. It is now up to Andy Foster to wrangle them.

Punters seizing chance at $38m 'dream' video

Lotto store owner Alpesh Patel from Lambton Mart on Lambton Quay says he's seen four times as many Lotto players since ...

On Wednesday night someone, somewhere in the country could be $38m richer with the Lotto jackpot.

Left Bank home for Zelati

Hilary Tuason has finally opened a permanent shop for Zelati on Wellington's Left Bank.

The dessert cafe is likely to be a hot-spot for cool treats this summer in Wellington.

local body elections

Report into spending released

The report into Mike Tana's petrol-card spending has been released.

Mike Tana had previously refused to release the report, but had maintained its findings cleared him.

Campbell Barry action plan video

Barry says he is committed to treating the Naenae pool "with urgency" and ensuring local residents are part of the ...

New Lower Hutt mayor Campbell Barry enoys cricket and travelling.

Wellington's winds of change video

Foster says he'll get on the phone to Phil Twyford to renegotiate parts of Let's Get Wellington Moving.

ANALYSIS: Three cities, three new mayors. What will the changing of the guard bring and how did we get here?

Rates, harbour clean-up in sights of new mayor

Porirua's new mayor Anita Baker at Plimmerton Beach. Cleaning up the city's harbour, and upgrading stormwater systems ...

New Porirua mayor says 'let's see what we can trim' as she looks to suppress rates increases.

Youth win in Wellington

Ready for action are, from left, Campbell Barry,  Josh Trlin,  Nathan Waddle, Teri O'Neill and Tamatha Paul.

Six young people have made it onto their local councils. Some so young their friends couldn't even vote for them.

News

The future of Winston

Winston Peters and MP Shane Jones have targeted Government spending to the provinces.

6:38 AM  His party has a good record of getting into Government, it's what happens next that's proved to be a bit of a problem.

Worker reportedly electrocuted

A worker is dead after reportedly being electrocuted in rural Hawke's Bay.

Fair pay too tough for this term? video

Time for new Horizons

business

Overseas appointees don't represent us

New Treasury Secretary Caralee McLiesh is an Australian recruit, replacing a predecessor from Britain.

OPINION: People in our top jobs need to have an emotional stake in New Zealand.

A green way to invest

Argosy is targeting a 6 Green Star Built rating for the redevelopment of 8-14 Willis Street in the Wellington CBD.

A New Zealand property company is looking for investors to support the "greening" of its properties.

Abusive director must pay costs - court

Nathan Sanders' behaviour was found to have been abusive in the conduct of a High Court case. (File photo)

Company director's conduct was nothing short of abusive, judge says.

Karam's storage biz for sale

Long-time David Bain advocate Joe Karam is selling his storage business in Marton.

Long-time David Bain advocate Joe Karam has turned an agricultural building into a self-storage business.

How big is the housing shortage?

A Colliers International report raises questions about whether Auckland's housing shortage is as bad as previously thought.

Census 2018 reveals population growth lower than what was predicted so do we still need a lot of extra homes?

Comment

Flashy? We're just following you

Holidaying in Bali isn't a millennial obsession, says Verity Johnson. It started way earlier than that.

OPINION: Millennials are supposedly spoilt brats. But the trend was set long before us.

Why Syria pullout is a disaster

Whatever the bluster from US President Donald Trump and his Washington supporters suggests, what is unfolding in ...

OPINION: We should all care, because Trump's decision will lead to a resurgent Isis, and more bloodshed.

Ocean report not all bad news

The southern right whale is doing better now than in 2013.

OPINION: There are some positives in a new report on our marine environment.

In praise of ageing fashionably

Baroness Hale set a fashion trend with her spider brooch, at the age of 74.

OPINION: Brenda Hale and Jane Fonda are cheerfully defying popular wisdom about older women.

The planet's heart is faltering

New Zealand's coastal waters are warming, a new report released on Thursday says, making them less able to swallow ...

OPINION: New Zealand's coastal waters are warming, a new report says, making them less able to swallow carbon dioxide.

Culture

Eat your art out in new show video

In her show Eat Your Art Out, le Harivel takes inspiration from the 1970s to create edible art - including these melting ...

Fancy eating a biscuit off the wall? Or painting your own edible art?

What's On in Porirua and Kāpiti

Ohau School Ag Day: Fun for the whole family. Animal competitions, Paddy's Market, local produce stalls and fabulous ...

Check out what's happening near you.

New mayor wants library repaired

Council will be briefed on the Wellington Central Library  and Civic Square before Christmas.

The cost of repairing the Central Library could stretch into the tens of millions, but new mayor Andy Foster says Civic Square is "where it should stay".

Bjork and ballet for NZ composer

In Bjork: All is Love, the Blackbird Ensemble pay homage to the Icelandic singer.

Between ballet and Bjork, composer Claire Cowan is being kept on her toes.

Cock raw, witty and intense

Simon Leary, left, and Jack Buchanan's relationship as John and M is put under the microscope in Cock.

Stripped back - no scenery, props or mime - Cock mimics the real-life rhythm of daily interactions and fights between people who love each other.

Capital Life

Eat your art out in new show video

In her show Eat Your Art Out, le Harivel takes inspiration from the 1970s to create edible art - including these melting ...

Fancy eating a biscuit off the wall? Or painting your own edible art?

Punters seizing chance at $38m 'dream' video

Lotto store owner Alpesh Patel from Lambton Mart on Lambton Quay says he's seen four times as many Lotto players since ...

On Wednesday night someone, somewhere in the country could be $38m richer with the Lotto jackpot.

Left Bank home for Zelati

Hilary Tuason has finally opened a permanent shop for Zelati on Wellington's Left Bank.

The dessert cafe is likely to be a hot-spot for cool treats this summer in Wellington.

Guide to help with trapping video

At the launch of  A Practical Guide to Trapping are, from left, Michelle Bridge, Jo Macpherson, Minister of Conservation ...

A how-to trapping guide for beginners and experts has been released by DOC.

Woman runs 200th marathon at 70

Chris Leahy,left,  with friends Charlotte and Anne at the finish of the Tauranga marathon in September.

Hutt Valley resident Chris Leahy, 70, just completed her 200th marathon for a perfect track record.

Sport

EPL striker Phoenix's marquee man

Gary Hooper speaks to media at his official unveiling.

Wellington Phoenix have landed the marquee striker they believe will catapult the club back into playoff contention.

Phoenix sure the goals will come

Phoenix forward Callum McCowatt vies for possession with Western defender Josh Risdon.

Callum McCowatt doesn't think it will take long for the Phoenix to find their finishing touch.

Woman runs 200th marathon at 70

Chris Leahy,left,  with friends Charlotte and Anne at the finish of the Tauranga marathon in September.

Hutt Valley resident Chris Leahy, 70, just completed her 200th marathon for a perfect track record.

Phoenix lack cutting edge up front

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 13: Coach Ufuk Talay of the Phoenix talks to his players during the Round 1 A-League ...

Wellington Phoenix's lacklustre A-League season opener highlighted their need for a proven goal-scorer.

Durante jeered then cheered on return

Andrew Durante applauds Yellow Fever on his way off the pitch.

He was booed every time he touched the ball but Phoenix fans did eventually pay tribute to returning captain Andrew Durante.

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