Drag performers harassed

Bailey Fantham, who performs drag under the name Aroha Richards, says she was stalked, while in drag, on September 9.

Drag collective says harassment of performers is part of "toxic" and "misogynistic" culture.

Another side to Sir Ngātata video

Sir Ngātata Love receiving his knighthood at Buckingham Palace.

Some will remember the controversies, but those who knew Sir Ngātata Love say he did mountains of good.

Boy who cut hair for cancer now has it

Lower Hutt resident and Scots College Year 9 student  Vaovasamanaia Joenahmed Iona Tuala, 14, has been diagnosed with cancer.

He raised $1743 for sufferers. Three years later he has cancer.

Potential second Eminem concert video

Tickets for the second instalment of Eminem's Rapture tour crashed Ticketek.co.nz within minutes of the sale going live.

A waitlist will open on Wednesday for a possible second Eminem concert.

'An astonishing fall from grace'

Sir Ngātata Love talks with then Prime Minister John Key at the job summit in 2009. Key later knighted Love.

Once one of the most powerful figures in Māoridom, an allegation of fraud kicked off a dramatic fall.

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'Please fund my cancer drugs, Pharmac'

Lung cancer patient Marjolein Baas takes the drug Ceritinib, one of six lung cancer treatment drugs the Lung Foundation ...

Lung cancer patient calls on drug-buying agency to subsidise the medicines she credits with her life.

Road open after Eastbourne crash video

A car colliding with a power pole near the Lower Hutt seaside suburb of Eastbourne on Monday  created a significant ...

A crash closed off the main road in and out of Eastbourne, but the road has reopened.

Police cars rammed in pursuit

It's understood the patrol cars were rammed after the motorist fled officers in a chase that began on Marine Parade, ...

A late-morning car chase in Napier has ended with three damaged police cars and an arrest.

Swapping stolen petrol for meth

The rising value of petrol has sparked a lucrative black market where 300 stolen litres buys about $450 of ...

Escalating pump prices is creating a black market where petrol is traded for drugs.

$20m more to pay rent

Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni said she would like to see the number of people on the benefit come ...

Hardship grants to pay rents are stacking up, as the Government is accused of working in the margins.

Finding Wellington's artistic beauty

Umbrella by Peter Kundycki was installed in 1990.

Looking for some artistic inspiration in the capital? Here's where you can find Wellington's collection of public art.

Phoenix ride their luck video

Wellington Phoenix's Steven Taylor celebrates the first goal of Sunday's match.

Technology denies Phoenix a second-half goal, then helps them win a penalty in controversial 2-1 win over Newcastle Jets.

One in three get no degree

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A third of university students over the six years to 2017 did not complete a bachelor degree, according to new data.

IDEA Services failed disabled boy

In 2015 the Marshalls raised concerns about whether Eamon was receiving the medication he needed. They had discovered ...

Commissioner finds 'culture of non-compliance' in IDEA Services senior leadership team.

'Easier to cover up'

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Astonishing reduction in the number of coroner's inquests could make it easier for institutions to avoid scrutiny, says lawyer.

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Unrest busts out on the buses

Long standing unrest about the impact of public transport contracts was at the heart of Tuesday's strike by Auckland and ...

While bus driver strikes hit commuters, a long awaited report on their working conditions is delayed.

THL talking to Waitomo buyer

Tourism Holdings is keeping its caves business but selling its other Waitomo activities.

A leak over confidential negotiations for the sale of its Waitomo businesses has forced Tourism Holdings to reveal its hand.

Investing in cannabis

Cannasouth will seek investors for an NZX listing in mid-2019.

Cannasouth aims to list on the NZX, after one more round of fund raising.

PM open to taxpayer funding debate

081018. News. KEVIN STENT/STUFF. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, with Minister of Commerce Kris Faafoi, announced the ...

PM says there's room for the public's voice to be heard on funding for political parties if there's an appetite for it.

Wellington bus strike deferred video

A planned Wellington bus strike on October 23 has been deferred until Thursday, October 25.

Tuesday's planned Wellington bus strike has been deferred until Thursday and could last nearly six weeks.

Capital Life

A slice of Berlin comes to Wellington with FREAKS

Artwork on display at the FREAKS 001 rave, made by artist Miles Hendricks. The artwork was created with chalk, on ...

Take an inside peek at the underground world of Wellington raves.

Sharing ride into the future

An Onzo bike stuck up a tree. A few have been vandalised since the launch in Wellington.

OPINION: We're going bonzo for Onzo. It's not hard to see why.

Charity grown from a Whitby garage

Little Sprouts national manager Jo Alderdice, centre, with her daughter Izzy and Wellington manager Laura Wicken at ...

Charity Little Sprouts is dipping into the world of art with the hope of raising much-needed money.

Finding Wellington's artistic beauty

Umbrella by Peter Kundycki was installed in 1990.

Looking for some artistic inspiration in the capital? Here's where you can find Wellington's collection of public art.

Take a peek inside St Gerard's video

St Gerard's Monastery on Mt Victoria in Wellington was built in 1908.

OPINION: Far from a haunted pile, St Gerard's on Mt Victoria is home to a living community, who'd love you to visit.

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Phoenix fans silenced video

Wellington Phoenix gave fans plenty of reasons to cheer, after being Newcastle Jets 2-1 on Sunday. However, the ...

The decision to play music during Wellington Phoenix's A-League opener has hit a bum note with supporters.

Boult, Wagner boost ND

Black Caps star Trent Boult will make a rare 50-over appearance for Northern Districts against Auckland on Wednesday.

Black Caps T20 side depart for UAE on Wednesday, but their ODI and test cavalry will front in Ford Trophy opening round.

Waldrom announces retirement

Thomas Waldrom has announced his retirement from rugby at 35.

Ex-England international and Wellington loose forward makes "hard decision", calling time on 17-year career.

Phoenix ride their luck video

Wellington Phoenix's Steven Taylor celebrates the first goal of Sunday's match.

Technology denies Phoenix a second-half goal, then helps them win a penalty in controversial 2-1 win over Newcastle Jets.

Otaki races called off

Racing has been a rarity at Otaki in the past year due to issues with the track.

Track declared slippery and unsafe after three races despite extensive drainage work in recent months.

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