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Jeremy Hunt in Ted Talks Crimes

5:00 AM  It’s Labour Weekend and even in alert level 2 there are plenty of things to see and do.

The most important day since the first day of the first lockdown video

PM Jacinda Ardern is about to unveil the next steps the nation will take in regards to the pandemic.

5:00 AM  ANALYSIS: Today NZ will learn what life after alert levels looks like, and how it will differ depending on whether people are vaccinated.

Good week in opposition upset by 'trivial error' in economic plan video

National’s finance spokesperson, Andrew Bayly, left, talks to media about the party’s ‘Back in Business’ plan on Wednesday.

5:00 AM  OPINION: Back in Business continues the party’s inexplicable obsession with slashing public debt, even though it is just 30 per cent of GDP.

Saturday likely to be the best day for Labour Weekend weather

The weather is expected to be nice in Wellington on Saturday.

5:00 AM  The forecast is for settled weather for most places on Saturday and eastern areas should be sheltered from Sunday's rain.

NZ's 'huge' UK trade deal lauded video

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern along with Trade minister Damien ...

5:00 AM  NZ exports to the UK could increase by up to 40 per cent, with a major free trade deal giving New Zealand a head-start in the post-Brexit British market.

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The land of wine and honey video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talks via webcam to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to discuss the Free Trade Agreement.

5:00 AM  The free trade agreement with the UK is good for British drinkers, and New Zealanders.

Good week in opposition upset by 'trivial error' in economic plan video

5:00 AM  OPINION: Back in Business continues the party’s inexplicable obsession with slashing public debt, even though it is just 30 per cent of GDP.

Water grab widely opposed video

Covid-19 is part of life in Auckland, but it doesn't have to be for New Zealand

Culture

Arts listings in the Wellington region

Jeremy Hunt in Ted Talks Crimes

It’s Labour Weekend and even in alert level 2 there are plenty of things to see and do.

Is the arts Innovation Fund in danger of being squandered?

The New Zealand Art Archive managed by Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi in the Old Kirk Building on the Kelburn Campus, ...

Art historian and curator Christina Barton argues for an ethics of care.

How I write: Science-fiction award winner Laura Jean McKay

Dr Laura Jean McKay, who won the Arthur C Clark award for her book “Animals In That Country”, is happiest with a book in ...

The Manawatū-based author has always found Janet Frame to be an inspiration.

Book industry shocked at $500,000 grant for unknown literary project video

Fergus Barrowman, publisher at Victoria University Press wants details of the project made public.

There is frustration and confusion in Aotearoa’s literary sector about a $500,000 grant given to an organisation to improve Kiwis’ access to books.

Awakening a taniwha on Wellington walls

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Artists, Miriama Grace-Smith, left and Gina Kiel with their new mural, Awakening a ...

Collaborative street art trio Dream Girls bring a cinematic vibe to the walls of Tory St.

Sport

Wellington Phoenix fullbacks to miss start of A-League Men season through injury video

Louis Fenton will miss the start of the new season.

Wellington Phoenix have been dealt a double injury blow with defenders Louis Fenton and Sam Sutton ruled out for at least six weeks.

Former leading New Zealand cricket umpire Fred Goodall dies aged 83 video

Former test cricket umpire Fred Goodall pictured in his Newlands home in 2013.

Goodall umpired 24 tests and 15 ODIs but was best known as being the victim of an elbow in the back from West Indian fast bowler Colin Croft.

Wellington Phoenix snap up young Kiwi talent ahead of A-League Women debut video

Grace Wisnewski was a key member of the New Zealand team that clinched a bronze medal at the Under-17 Women's World Cup ...

Nine more players sign on for Wellington Phoenix's first A-League Women season.

Wellington Phoenix men sign Australia under-23 midfielder Luka Pršo video

Wellington Phoenix have signed midfielder Luka Pršo, who spent the previous A-League Men season with Newcastle Jets.

The 20-year-old played against the Phoenix last season, scoring one goal in 17 appearances for Newcastle Jets while on loan from Croatian club NK Osijek.

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.

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Wellington City Council will keep shares in international airport video

Infratil owns significant shares in Wellington International Airport, also Vodafone New Zealand and Trustpower. They ...

The council decided to keep its 34 per cent holding in the airport, after a surprise vote.

Wellington mayors caught on the hop as consents ditched for housing intensification video

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Generic. New building in suburbs. High density housing. Newtown, Wellington. Construction.

The region’s mayors say they’ve been blindsided by the Government and Opposition’s joint housing intensification announcement.

Mayoral taskforce to tackle Wellington council's social housing crisis video

Mayor Andy Foster says the establishment of a mayoral taskforce which would look at council housing is about “being kind ...

Some of the council's tenants facing “everyday hardship” will take part in a taskforce that aims to solve the problem of unaffordable rents.

Saying cheese to a change in career

Broughton holds waxed havarti in the chiller at his Featherston store. Overseas tourists are often surprised by the ...

Paul Broughton used to be in corporate real estate, now he owns one of New Zealand's best cheese shops.

Labour MP says council housing tenants should be able to access rental subsidy video

Labour MP Paul Eagle speaks at the IRRS 4 ALL community meeting in Newtown.

Paul Eagle appeared to break party ranks when he called policy around the income-related rental subsidy "unjust" and "unfair".

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