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Epilepsy drug in pregnancy under review video

A Kiwi mum is calling for answers on why women were not warned earlier of the dangerous effects an anti-epileptic ...

Kiwi mum pleads for inquiry into harm caused by exposure to anti-epileptic medicines during pregnancy.

'He defamed me. He's a liar' video

Jami-Lee Ross tells media he spent a couple of hours with three detective senior sergeants.

National leader Simon Bridges claims MP's tape exonerates him of electoral fraud allegations.

Man died alone, unnoticed video

Napier man Michael Flavell and his mother Winnie.

The last vestiges of Mike Flavell's life are taken from the house he was raised in - and died in.

Almost resigned in Mayoral stoush

Wellington City councillor Simon Woolf offered to resign from his portfolios. While Justin Lester accepted it, Woolf ...

Wellington City Councillor Simon Woolf offered to resign from his portfolios in a stoush with the Mayor.

Nix recruit takes the long Way

The Wellington Phoenix have signed Callan Elliot and Reuben Way ahead of the 2018-19 A-League season.

Wellington's latest recruit had given up on professional football five years ago.

Price stress for Flick customers video

Flick Electric customers are seeing massive increases in their power bills, but have limited options to switch out of ...

The power retailer's customers experience such high spot prices many are opting out of the service.

Repeat sex offender jailed

A repeat child sex offender has been jailed, but not for nearly as long as the prosecution wanted. (File photo)

A repeat child sex offender has avoided an open-ended jail term for indecently touching an 8-year-old girl.

Woman rescued from train track

A woman was dragged from rail tracks moments before a train arrived at Upper Hutt Station.

While waiting for a train a woman fainted, landing on the tracks. A mystery man jumped to her aid.

Paekākāriki Hill Road to close

The Paekākāriki Hill Road will be closed on Friday in an effort to keep holidaymakers safe.

The traffic hotspot has long been the bane of holidaymakers.

A spring in property prices

In the Wellington region, the average asking price rose 12.3 per cent over the year to $593,250.

A small bounce for Auckland house prices, a giant leap for Wellington.

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Ross accuser speaks out

Katrina Bungard, pictured here with former National leader Bill English, is pleased that the 'true nature' of Jami-Lee ...

9:26 AM  Jami-Lee Ross allegedly "hassled" Katrina Bungard and threatened to make her career in the National Party hard.

Hop to it with a rock 'n' roll competition video

Lower Hutt will be hopping this weekend with rock 'n' roll dancers from around the country.

Missing swimmer found in Wellington Harbour

Synthetic cannabis bust

business

Reefton Distillery swamped as doors open

Reefton Distilling  co-founder Patsy Bass.

A crowdfunded Reefton Distillery seems to have its social media well sorted as opening day exceeded expectations.

Canterbury council reaps millions from industrial land

The development of the Izone industrial park in Rolleston has helped draw businesses, jobs and people to the township of ...

Industrial park development fills Canterbury council coffers

How many hotels is too many?

An artist's impression of the Horizon Hotel, a 300-room, 5-star hotel at the Sky City New Zealand International ...

Real estate firm says an oversupply of hotels in Auckland is unlikely.

Few women apply for high-paying jobs

Women are still less likely to apply for six-figure salary roles, new data finds.

Women are less likely to apply for six-figure salary roles.

Chinese scoop capital hostel

222 Willis Street, Wellington, a 280-bed apartment building accommodating students has been sold by its overseas owners ...

Student halls of residence are sought after by overseas investors, agent says.

Comment

Ways for growers to adapt

Plant & Food Research scientists have conducted climate change modelling of the production of New Zealand's three major ...

OPINION: Our summers are getting hotter but winters are not getting colder.

Politics never seemed quite so shabby

Jami-Lee Ross: His performance was tragedy viewed at a distance, says Rosemary McLeod.

OPINION: True love was on show this week; so was brutal evidence of a love affair turned bad.

Budget must support wellbeing

Andrew Barnes, Perpetual Guardian founder and managing director, has announced the four-day week is to become a ...

OPINION: The Government'S 2019 Wellbeing Budget must support the unique capabilities of business to contribute to flourishing lives.

Bridges centre of eight-legged political beast

From left, Tukituki MP Lawrence Yule, National Party leader Simon Bridges, Otaki MP Nathan Guy and Clutha Southland MP ...

OPINION: 'Four-headed beast' with gleaming teeth fronts up to the Hawke's Bay A&P show.

Caine unable to save Thieves video

King of Thieves is occasionally a crowdpleaser, sometimes a not-bad heist thriller, but too often just a fairly average ...

REVIEW: The only true crime here is that such a brilliant yarn isn't given the treatment it deserves.

Culture

Hop to it with a rock 'n' roll competition video

Rock 'n' rollers Kelsey Breden, Sandy Morris and Derrell Crichton show off their moves.

Lower Hutt will be hopping this weekend with rock 'n' roll dancers from around the country.

Kiwi cinemas may get Jackson doco video

A New Zealand cinema release is being planned for Sir Peter Jackson's new documentary They Shall Not Grow Old.

Oscar-winning film-maker also urges families to talk to elderly relatives while they still can.

Godfather of the arts dies

Denis Adam was a great patron of the arts in Wellington.

Philanthropist Denis Adam, a significant benefactor to the Wellington arts and cultural sector., dies age 94.

Telling the stories of prisoners

Potocki Paterson has become home to the voices of ex-prisoners and artists who are asking for a public re-think on the ...

An insight into ex-prisoner's lives could shed light on improving our justice system.

Colour and conservation on the coast video

One of the many murals being painted around the Tairāwhiti region.

The murals are part of an international project which sees artists volunteer to paint murals with a conservation message.

Capital Life

Hop to it with a rock 'n' roll competition video

Rock 'n' rollers Kelsey Breden, Sandy Morris and Derrell Crichton show off their moves.

Lower Hutt will be hopping this weekend with rock 'n' roll dancers from around the country.

Godfather of the arts dies

Denis Adam was a great patron of the arts in Wellington.

Philanthropist Denis Adam, a significant benefactor to the Wellington arts and cultural sector., dies age 94.

Telling the stories of prisoners

Potocki Paterson has become home to the voices of ex-prisoners and artists who are asking for a public re-think on the ...

An insight into ex-prisoner's lives could shed light on improving our justice system.

Neon fundraiser lights up

Award-winning marathon runner Melissa Moon will be donning her running shoes again for the inaugural Neon Night Walk/Run.

She hung up her running shoes years ago, but Melissa Moon is pulling them out once more.

Onzo takes off in Wellington video

Kate Spencer said Wellington's new bike-sharing scheme encouraged community feeling.

More than 6000 people used capital's bike-sharing scheme in first week.

Sport

Pivac delays Thomson's Scotland debut

New Zealander Blade Thomson won't be released by his Welsh club to play Scotland in Cardiff on November 3 (file photo).

Scotland coach says 'it would nice of Wayne Pivac' to release Kiwi forward, 'but it's not going to happen'.

Taurua: We got dealt to video

Te Paea Selby-Rickit was kept on a tight leash by Jo Weston.

Noeline Taurua laments poor shooting performance as Silver Ferns lose Constellation Cup decider.

Diamonds crush Silver Ferns video

Laura Langman and Courtney Bruce fight for the ball during Thursday's Constellation Cup decider.

Silver Ferns fall to Australia in feisty Constellation Cup decider.

Aspiring Black Cap shines

Devon Conway hit an unbeaten 203 to put Wellington firmly in charge against Otago in their Plunket Shield match.

Raised in South Africa, batsman is chasing Black Caps dream and excelling with the bat for Wellington.

Ridenton returns to face Phoenix

Matthew Ridenton spent the first years of his professional career at the Wellington Phoenix.

Matthew Ridenton set for early reunion with former Phoenix team-mates.

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