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Barnes plans for barnstormer

Jimmy  Barnes will headline the Red Hot Summer Tour's only New Zealand stop in Lower Hutt. Diesel, The Living End and ...

Jimmy Barnes says songs from his latest record probably won't make the cut for his Lower Hutt show next year.

Police vs protesters in court

Police move in to arrest protesters outside the Westpac Stadium.

Police and protesters are pointing the finger at each other for closing a road during a defence force forum.

112 ACP buildings in Wellington

The Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa is on the list of 112 Wellington buildings with cladding similar to that seen in ...

The Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa, and hotels in the capital are just some of the buildings.

Summerset village heading to court video

The future of a $150 million retirement village in Boulcott will be decided in the Environment Court.

A long-running dispute over a $150 million Lower Hutt retirement village is off to the Environment Court.

Security firm's bunker meeting

An invitation to use the Beehive's bunker is symbolic and police would only extend it an agency they respected, ...

To insiders, the symbolism of being invited into this Beehive space is clear.

Teen wore monitoring bracelet to robbery

Fairmont Wairama appeared in court on Tuesday.

GPS data from home detention bracelet proved he had committed crime.

Commissioner for polytechnics

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has set in motion the appointment of a commissioner to Wellington-based polytechnics ...

One of the Wellington polytechs had dug itself a $15 million hole and needed Government intervention, minister said.

Nasa reaches out to Kiwis

Nasa astronaut Michael Hopkins, Expedition 37/38 flight engineer, makes final touches on a training version of his ...

International space organisation Nasa is looking for four Kiwi students to join their internship programme.

New ride-share for NZ

India-based company Ola is launching in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch in two to three weeks.

An alternative to Uber is planning to launch in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in the next few weeks. 

No eyes on airport skies

Pilots flying into Hawke's Bay airport this morning will have to do it without the help of air traffic controllers. ...

There was no air traffic controller at Hawke's Bay Airport this morning, but Airways says its a safe situation for people flying.

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Culture

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.

Sport

'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.

Kiwi scores Portugal move

New Zealand under-20 international Ollie Whyte has signed for Portuguese club Rio Ave.

Wellington teen hoping to emulate Tyler Boyd's feats after signing with Portuguese club Rio Ave.

Savea's wife blasts Toulon video

Julian Savea and wife Fatima after his 100th game for the Hurricanes in 2017 (file photo).

Fatima Savea can "feel Julian's pain" as his French club team "doesn't know how to pass".

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