In the middle of nowhere in an EV? Well, the middle of the North Island, at least.

24hr roadie - EV from Akl to Wgtn

Drive an EV from Auckland to Wellington - what could possibly go wrong?

Councillor found guilty

A Wellington District Court jury has found Kāpiti councillor David Scott guilty of indecently assaulting a council ...

Jury finds Kāpiti councillor David Scott did rub his genitals on a council staff member.

Train victim a supportive friend

Teenager who died was a helpful, supportive mate who loved his music, friends say.

Support for sexual violence plan

Despite industry reluctance, Wellington's sexual violence prevention plan has support.

Defamation retrial sought video

Invercargill City Councillor Karen Arnold doesn't understand how a jury reached its result.

'Medium' found guilty

"Spirit whisperer" found guilty of indecent assault during a "ritual cleansing".

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News

NZUSA probed penis pic claims

NZUSA's partnership with ACC on a three-year sexual violence prevention programme for campuses was suspended after ...

7:21 PM  Sexual harassment and poor employment practices probed at student union.

Kidnapping defendant's denials

6:48 PM  Man on trial for bashing a cabbie before the taxi was set alight with the driver in the boot, told police he "didn't lift a finger".

Satellites will stop future MH370s video

Coles' comeback delayed

business

Tough medicine for Steel & Tube

The planned sale and leaseback of Steel & Tube's recently refurbished property at 375 Blenheim Rd, Christchurch is part ...

NZX-listed Steel & Tube has disappointed the market, but says things will get better next year.

Officers' mess available

The former Wigram officers' mess, now a function centre.

A new owner is sought for the revamped Art Deco former Wigram officers' mess.

Energy revolution ahead

Research suggests use of gas and coal for electricity generation and industrial heat processes will be replaced with ...

OPINION: A cleaner energy future is becoming clearer, but it still won't be easy, says Transpower CEO Alison Andrew.

Minor recovery by HydroWorks liquidator

The former HydroWorks office and workshop in Christchurch has been cleared out and equipment returned to owners.

So-called 'high tech' HydroWorks turned out to be an old fashioned under-capitalised engineering venture now owing $10m.

Property investor bans gifts

Kiwi Property chief executive Chris Gudgeon heads one of New Zealand's largest property companies.

Owner of Sylvia Park shopping centre takes steps to prevent bribery and corruption.

Comment

FTA hard work pays off

For the EU, there are now strong strategic reasons to consider free trade down under.

OPINION: An FTA with Europe has been years in the making.

Fuel tax always looked doomed

New Zealand had a regional fuel tax during the early 1990s, but it was abandoned as the impact spread across the country.

OPINION: Other motorists could be paying Auckland's fuel tax before it's even started.

Grim humour at stuffy royal wedding

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle leave after their wedding ceremony, at St. George's Chapel in Windsor ...

OPINION: One shouldn't find pleasure in a young woman being taken captive, but there was just so much to enjoy.

Challenge to balance prison needs with limited time

Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has announced the Government will not be building a 'mega prison' at Waikeria.

OPINION: A Government taking the time to be sure its decision is the best one possible is not a luxury.

Budget proves a poor performer

David Seymour is lucky his stay on Dancing with the Stars has not been based entirely on performance. He'd be gone if ...

OPINION: Want better performance out of our teachers? Pay them what they deserve.

Culture

Porirua taonga to return home

Ngāti Toa kaumatua Taku Parai next to Te Rauparaha's famous mere, Tuhiwai.

Historical items, and a film on the haka will debut at revamped Porirua's Pātaka Art + Museum.

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Monday's crossword solutions

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Capital Life

Support for sexual violence plan

Sexual assault prevention training for bar staff is being mooted by council as a way to reduce the number of sexual ...

Despite hospitality industry reluctance people are supporting Wellington's sexual violence prevention plan.

$22m to tackle Tawa flooding

After: Every time there's persistent,  heavy rain, the stream comes up and almost bursts the banks, says Tawa resident ...

Action needed to address Tawa flooding as "it's only going to get worse".

Ballet without boundaries video

Dancing with Mozart is the RNZB's latest offering, a mixed bill of four ballets, three choreographers and the music of ...

Corey Baker has taken ballet to the edge of the world and now he's bringing it home.

Cafe Chat: Vince Tran, Hotel Sofitel Wellington bartender

Bartender Vincent Tran.

The tale of a student who won the heart of a lady - by becoming a bartender.

Fruit shop refused liquor licence

Aro Fruit Supply in Wellington's Aro Valley has had its bid for a liquor licence denied by the District Licensing Committee.

Buying booze with your bananas and beetroot won't be a reality for Wellington fruit store customers.

Sport

Coles' comeback delayed

All Blacks doctor Tony Page looks at Dane Coles' troublesome left knee during this week's camp in Auckland.

Hurricanes and All Blacks hooker out for at least another three months after having scar tissue removed.

Team Welly to Club World Cup

Team Wellington midfielders Nati Hailemariam and Mario Ilich celebrate one of the latter's second leg goals.

Team Wellington will become the third New Zealand team to play at the Fifa Club World Cup.

Hurricanes lacking puff

Referee Ben O'Keeffe, left, gets the benefit of TJ Perenara's wisdom.

Good teams like the Hurricanes don't have the luxury of taking the odd Super Rugby game off.

Hutt sportspeople honoured

Joel Evans took home the sportsman of the year and supreme award for an outstanding 12 months representing the Hutt ...

Softballer comes out on top as the Hutt Valley honours its sporting elite.

Top courts for Taita residents

Community Facilities Trust general manager Peter Healy said the new clubrooms will provide sweeping views of Fraser Park.

Squash players are the big winners as the Hutt City Council invests in a new sports hub.

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