Sister gets costs for win over dad's will

Lofty Surridge, pictured in 2007. (File photo)

6:08 PM  "Palpable acrimony undeniably and disproportionately escalated costs", judge says.

Wheelchair user left 'stranded' in Wellington

The couple said they were disappointed Wellington was lacking in transport compared to other centres.

5:45 PM  What was supposed to be a quick drive across Wellington turned into an ordeal.

'Why women don't come forward'

The doctor was found guilty of professional misconduct [File photo]

5:26 PM  Doctor who performed unjustified breast exams on patients won't be suspended.

Backpackers to house ex-prisoners

The A1 Backpackers will now be used to reinstate released prisoners

5:10 PM  Higher fences to be installed at new ex-prisoner accommodation in Hastings.

Grumbles over uni's green levy

Hunter building, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, Friday, January 25, 2008. Credit:NZPA / Ross Setford

Academics feeling pressured into travelling overseas for work say a carbon fee on flights will eat further into their own pockets.

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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.

Serepisos a squatter, tribunal says

Former TV star Terry Serepisos arriving at Wellington District Court for the Tenancy Tribunal hearing.

From high-flyer to squatter, Terry Serepisos says he plans to move out by December 20.

Donations fracas in Parliament

Minister Shane Jones, a NZ First MP, said the NZ First Foundation would be discussed when the Electoral Commission comes ...

NZ First donations scandal has MPs denying, threatened with a $30m lawsuit, and urging someone to call the police.

What's being done to help Hutt's midwives?

Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter met with Hutt Valley DHB Chief ExecutiveFionnagh Dougan on Tuesday to go ...

Hutt Valley DHB staff are assuring expectant mothers they're working to provide safe care

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.

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.

News

Teenager arrested in gang assault

A man has been arrested in relation to an assault in Anderson Park last Sunday

4:53 PM  Police call for more information on gang-related violence in Napier.

Masterton leaking a lot of water

Up to 30 per cent of Masterton's water is going to waste.

Boxes of kindness

Foxton rapper climbs ranks video

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

Coach debate a wonderful distraction

Will the announcement of the new All Blacks coach feature a breakdance from former Canterbury and current Crusaders ...

OPINION: Choosing a new coach for the All Blacks seems more important than choosing a new Government.

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.

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.

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.

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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