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Come clean about Brash ban

Massey University banned him, but Don Brash was hosted at Auckland University without anyone gettng hurt.

OPINION: Massey's vice-chancellor seems to have been less than clear about reasons for banning Don Brash.

Bus drivers are 'stakeholders' too

A meeting of bus drivers next week will consider what industrial action will be taken, and when to try and bring ...

OPINION: They just want a fair deal, otherwise industrial action may be taken.

I admit it, I voted for Winston

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Winston Peters.

OPINION: It seemed rational at the time, but this is not how I meant it to turn out.

Du Plessis-Allan's ignorance is no excuse video

Presenter Heather du Plessis-Allan says the Pacific "leeches" off New Zealand.

OPINION: Heather du Plessis-Allan has made entertainment out of dehumanising Pacific Islanders. She should be ashamed.

Ardern's economic lesson video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's mistaken answers over economic growth questions highlight the importance of market ...

OPINION: It was a simple mistake, but the punishment for Ardern's GDP mix-up could have been much more brutal.


Art, music and events in Kāpiti and Porirua.

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Trump's back in town

Comedian Alexander Sparrow is back for a third - and possibly final - rendition of American president Donald Trump.

An orange wig, one or two tics and you've got yourself a Donald Trump on your hands.

Karori Cemetery's lone French soldier

A ceremony at the Small Chapel at the Karori Cemetery will honour the 100th anniversary of Tetiamana Atea's death on ...

It's been 100 years since the only French soldier to be buried on New Zealand soil died.

Two lifelong friends mark a WOW anniversary video

Wellington designers Renee Louie, left, and Kayla Christensen have been best friends since kindergarten and for the last ...

As WOW nears its 30th show, two Wellington designers celebrate their own WOW anniversary.

All jazzed up

Jonathan Roxmouth, who plays the role of Billy Flynn, is the epitome of slick suavity.

Chicago The Musical brings its fair share of razzle dazzle to the capital, Ann Hunt says.

Capital Life

Tracing back to Sheppard

A family tree showing Kate Sheppard, born into the Malcolm family.

Imagine waking up and finding out you're related to Kate Sheppard: that's not as rare as you'd think.

No code too difficult for these girls

Year 5 Clyde Quay School student Leonora Mogin, 9, shows off her finished maze she made at CodeCamp.

A coding programme taking off in Wellington opens doors for girls wanting to code.

Big Brother leaves capital

Wellington City Council and Japanese company NEC have parted ways, that will see the end of sophisticated Orwellian ...

And exhale ... technology that could hear, smell and track residents is no longer on the cards.

Pick up a piece of litter a day video

David Baker from Foxton takes to the beach with bags and gloves to pick up rubbish.

OPINION: Imagine if we all did our part and picked up that piece of litter instead of ignoring it.

Mystery time capsule letter

Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy with the letter addressed to Natalie Alice Stevens which was found in a time capsule opened ...

A letter to a young girl was among the contents of a time capsule opened to mark 125 years of woman's suffrage.


When passion is palpable video

Kenji Nishi shows off some of the All Blacks memorabilia which sits pride of place at the New Zealand Friendship ...

Meet Kenji Nishi - one of the All Blacks' biggest supporters you've likely never heard of.

Council serves $1m for tennis

Wellington City Council's grants subcommittee voted to approve $1m in funding for the centre that hosts national and ...

One of the country's best tennis facilities is set to get public funding for a multi-million dollar revamp.

'Unprecedented demand' for RWC tickets video

The Richie McCaw-led All Blacks triumphed 34-17 over the Wallabies in the 2015 Rugby World Cup final at Twickenham, ...

The Japanese showpiece kicks off in a year, but there's still time to follow the All Blacks push for a threepeat.

Your guide to Japan's Rugby World Cup video

The All Blacks will be hoping to repeat scenes like this from the 2015 Rugby World Cup when the Webb Ellis trophy is put ...

A year tomorrow, Japan will become the first Asian nation to host a Rugby World Cup. So what can All Blacks fans expect?

New pitcher for Black Sox

Ben Watts has forced his way into the Black Sox squad after impressive pitching performances for Papanui and Canterbury ...

Mark Sorenson hails the Black Sox's depth after promoting young players.

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