After his Team New Zealand won at the Halberg Awards, Josh Junior was recognised with Wellington's supreme sports award.

Josh Junior wins top gong

Team New Zealand sailor beats a strong field of contenders for Wellington sport's supreme award.

Live: PM's baby coming

Jacinda Ardern is in labour and in hospital to give birth to her first child.

8:57 AM  Well wishes from Kiwis, and the acting PM, as Jacinda Ardern goes into labour.

Law firm staff to speak te reo

Wellington firm plans to enable all staff to talk in te reo Māori to its clients.

Nation's capital left in the dark

Wellington is the world's most liveable city, so why do its street lights take so long to fix?

Social housing 'doom'

Report on Wellington's social housing contains "graph of doom" predicting a $160m shortfall.

Bus driver pays for directions

Hutt's new bus routes prove tricky for driver who paid a student to show them the way.

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News

Train hits car in Napier

A train has hit a car in Napier. (File photo)

Driver has lucky escape after car hits railway crossing barrier arm before being hit by a train.

Diesel bus days are numbered

Wellington's commuter diesel bus fleet could start to be phased out as early as next year.

Jail for theft of dying man's wallet

Māori street names for Welly suburb

business

Capital's social housing 'not affordable'

An external review has shone a critical light on Wellington City Council's social housing portfolio.

Review of Wellington's social housing contains a "graph of doom" predicting a $160m shortfall.

Māori street names for Welly suburb

More than 20 streets in the suburb of Crofton Downs are linked to Winston Churchill, who served as British Prime ...

A long-running street name theme in Wellington has been quashed in one fell swoop.

Tow bar engineers under scrutiny

The split tow bar connection of a truck and trailor unit.

NZTA is stepping up its monitoring of truck and trailer tow bar certifiers.

Soaring construction costs reflect buoyancy

House building remains strong.

Building costs rising much faster than inflation show the sector is still busy and demand strong.

Freebie labour costs farm $46k

A run down Tai Tapu property that accommodated thousands of young travellers has to pay a record fine for illegal use of ...

Workers near Christchurch were fed supermarket bin waste but "true level of mischief" will never be known.

Comment

The danger of subtle sexism video

Everyday Sexism Project founder Laura Bates speaks at a women's rights event.

OPINION: It often goes unnoticed, but it's a dangerous platform for more blatant discrimination.

Ghost of Scrooge is still with us video

October 15, 2001--Pic: Ross Giblin, EvPOST.
Kim Broad , who is Scrooge in RNZ ballet's production of A Christmas Carol, ...

OPINION: Why are wealthy companies always the ones caught making staff work for free?

Collateral damage from cruel politics

Children are held in custody in a cage in a facility in McAllen, Texas.

OPINION: More than 2000 children are victims of Donald Trump's cynical immigration stunt.

Te reo part of what makes us unique

Wellington City Council Deputy Mayor Jill Day.

OPINION: If Wellington does not embrace te reo Māori now, we put ourselves one generation further from revitalising that language, says Wellington Deputy Mayor Jill Day.

Labour’s sympathetic ear

Health Minister David Clark has warned there is no more money available to offer to nurses who have threatened to ...

OPINION: Why are the unions threatening strikes under worker-friendly Labour? Because it works.

Culture

Thursday's crossword solutions

The crossword.

Solutions to the Telegraph crossword can be found here.

Te reo part of what makes us unique

Wellington City Council Deputy Mayor Jill Day.

OPINION: If Wellington does not embrace te reo Māori now, we put ourselves one generation further from revitalising that language, says Wellington Deputy Mayor Jill Day.

Julz Tocker: NZ's Billy Elliot

Julz Tocker, 30, returns back to his old school at St Teresa's Primary in in north Wellington.

The Dancing With The Stars judge shows why bullies and naysayers shouldn't hold you back.

Celebrating World Giraffe Day video

Turnbull looks after the two female giraffes at the zoo, Zuri and Zahara.

Driving through the countryside of Namibia, zookeeper April Turnbull saw giraffes in a new way.

Plant and fish by the stars

The cover of the traditional Maori calendar, or maramataka, from the Kāpiti Coast.

A traditional Māori calendar, or maramataka, teaches the best time to plant, hunt and fish.

Capital Life

The pastaria across the road

1154 was the year dry pasta was first mentioned in an Italian book, hence the restaurant's name.

A new eatery joins the Bresolin family, and it's all about pasta.

Capital's social housing 'not affordable'

An external review has shone a critical light on Wellington City Council's social housing portfolio.

Review of Wellington's social housing contains a "graph of doom" predicting a $160m shortfall.

Māori street names for Welly suburb

More than 20 streets in the suburb of Crofton Downs are linked to Winston Churchill, who served as British Prime ...

A long-running street name theme in Wellington has been quashed in one fell swoop.

Contested funding for Hutt CAB

Lynne Philp, manager Lower Hutt Citizens Advice Bureau, says despite funding beyond 2019 being  uncertain she was ...

Citizens Advice Bureaus in Lower Hutt will have to apply for funding.

Celebrating World Giraffe Day video

Turnbull looks after the two female giraffes at the zoo, Zuri and Zahara.

Driving through the countryside of Namibia, zookeeper April Turnbull saw giraffes in a new way.

Sport

Josh Junior wins top gong

After his Team New Zealand won at the Halberg Awards, Josh Junior was recognised with Wellington's supreme sports award.

Team New Zealand sailor beats a strong field of contenders for Wellington sport's supreme award.

Ravindra has dad to thank

Rachin Ravindra playing for the New Zealand Under-19s this year.

 Dad plays crucial role in preparing Rachin Ravindra for first class cricket with Wellington.

Hillier's putting shut eye

After a second round of 70, Daniel Hillier was the only New Zealander to reach the matchplay section at The Amateur ...

After taking his eye off the putter, New Zealand's top amateur golfer moves into knockout rounds in Aberdeen.

Relentless rain dampens sports fields

Wellington City Council may be forced to close some of the city's traditional grass sports fields, or restrict play on ...

Wellington footy players bearing the brunt of recent bad weather, which has closed pitches.

Will ABs finish McKenzie project?

Damian McKenzie, pictured making a run at the Cake Tin, replaced the injured Beauden Barrett when the All Blacks played ...

They've been trying to turn him into a 10. But perhaps Richie Mo'unga has become a better option.

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