Four views of gun law reform

Nicole McKee, secretary of the Council of Licensed Firearm Owners.

OPINION: Jacinda Ardern says our laws must change. But which laws, and how?

Messages of hope for 'Muslim whānau' video

The tribute wall has been filled with messages following the terrorist attack in Christchurch.

Large blackboards covered in messages of love and hope to the Muslim community have popped up at Victoria University of Wellington campuses

Call for mass haka

School students will simultaneously perform the haka, following a minute's silence in a show of unity and respect one ...

School students will simultaneously perform the haka, following a minute's silence in a show of unity and respect.

Wellington library closed indefinitely video

Wellington Central Library will close from 8.30pm Tuesday amid quake safety concerns. (File photo)

Wellington's central library will close and the building will be fenced off amid earthquake safety concerns.

Bus problems contribute to rates rise

Greater Wellington Regional Council chairman Chris Laidlaw at a Parliamentary Select Committee briefing on Wellington's ...

The capital's ongoing transport issues are partly to blame for a proposed 6.5 per cent rates rise.

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Tarrant may escape terror charges video

Floral tributes across the road from the Linwood mosque cordon on Monday.

Multiple murder convictions would allow a sentencing judge to impose a longer minimum non-parole period.

'We can never win with hate'

Hamza Salah Ahmed with his son Hudayfa Hamza as they return to prayer at the Wellington Islamic Centre Mosque.

Four-year-old Hudayfa Hamza doesn't know why there are flowers outside his Wellington mosque.

Getting a gun licence too easy? video

The ownership of semi-automatic rifles is a contentious issue for the firearm community and police.

Getting a gun licence in New Zealand is straightforward - almost 250,000 people have one.

Swearing as accused found insane

Police issued a photograph of David Charles Gilchrist in 2016 when he was missing and it was said fears were held for ...

A man had to be restrained when the court erupted with swearing and repeated thumping on the barrier.

'High risk' liquor store still limited

Central city liquor outlet Capital Liquor has had its hours significantly cut after a decision by the Alcohol Regulatory ...

One of the most high-risk liquor stores in Wellington has lost a stay application to resume normal trading hours.  

Murdered Kāpiti woman loved dancing

Edith Roderique was a keen dancer and loved her roses.

A 75-year-old man has been charged with the 70-year-old woman's murder.

Petition to ban semi-automatics

Separate petitions are calling for the ban on semi-automatic guns in New Zealand.

Police figures show that nearly 7000 New Zealanders are endorsed to have military-style semi-automatic guns.

Increased security for Homegrown, Nitro video

Nitro Circus are scheduled to perform at Christchurch Stadium on Saturday night.

The daredevil riders are also planning something special "to honour all of those affected by the recent tragedy".

Armed police in Upper Hutt

Armed police were called to Upper Hutt on Monday morning for a "mental health-related" incident.

Witnesses reported seeing 20 armed police in the area.

Coping after the horror

Clinical psychologist Karen Nimmo said people affected by the Christchurch mosque attacks might be experiencing a range ...

A clinical psychologist's advice on dealing with sadness, fear, anger and grief.

News

Dominion Movement literature disturbs

Far right group literature was found distributed n the Nelson CBD and around NMIT.

2 min ago  Far-right sticker distribution slammed as 'hurtful propaganda'.

Cracking comedy in the capital

Everyone needs a laugh now and then and thankfully the capital's comedy calendar is jam-packed.

$11 million Lotto win claimed

New Zealanders 'innocent'

business

Lock down - priority during shootings

Many organisations have employed security staff since the mass shooting.

People kept opening doors in locked down premises, creating a frantic job for security firms.

Weapons sales worth millions

Gun City owner David Tipple advertises his company as the biggest dealer in New Zealand.

But finance company now says it won't lend money for semi-automatic weapons.

A day in the life of a pawn broker

Kevin Garner examining a possibly Roman, 22-carat gold coin that he keeps in his pocket as a good luck charm.

In a non-descript building hidden from the public, an enterprising Wellington man offers large loans for expensive goods.

Wellington house sales held up by insurance

Wellington presents more of an earthquake risk to insurers than many other parts of the country.

One policy premiums rise from $1200 to $7000 but sale won't go ahead without it.

Overseas-backed insurers step in

Jennifer Dalziel's partially repaired home is on TC3 land in Christchurch and although she continues to pay premiums she ...

Kiwi homeowners deserted by insurers may find alternatives overseas.

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Four views of gun law reform

Nicole McKee, secretary of the Council of Licensed Firearm Owners.

OPINION: Jacinda Ardern says our laws must change. But which laws, and how?

A strange view of fairness

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OPINION: The latest report on "fair" electricity pricing won't worry the big power companies.

Killings show we're too soft

The evidence suggests the man accused of the Christchurch massacres chose New Zealand at least in part because its gun ...

OPINION: Deaths in both Upper Hutt and Christchurch show agencies have much to do if they are to regain our trust.

Threats to real, sensible gun policy video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday Cabinet had reached several "in principle decisions" about proposed changes ...

OPINION: We can ensure it is more difficult for this to ever happen again.

Trump represents sickness that caused this

Joe Bennett writes that he'd like to have been Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during her call from Donald Trump after ...

OPINION: No-one needs a semi-automatic rifle. A ban is overdue.

Culture

Cracking comedy in the capital

Comedian Danny Bhoy return to New Zealand this April with his show Age of Fools. (File photo)

Everyone needs a laugh now and then and thankfully the capital's comedy calendar is jam-packed.

Behind the scenes at Homegrown video

Black Seeds vocalist Barnaby Weir said Homegrown was a chance for Kiwi musicians to catch up.

While the crowds party at Homegrown, the musicians will having a good catch up.

Finding the beauty in the Kaikōura quake

Uk artist duo Semiconductor created Earthworks in 2016.

Describing an earthquake as "beautiful" might seem unnatural to New Zealanders.

Labourer lived on through diary

The grave of itinerant labourer James Cox in Greytown Cemetery, complete with headstone installed just six years ago.

James Cox might have languished unremembered in an unmarked pauper's grave in Greytown, if he hadn't kept a diary during his life.

Whatever happened to French cinema? video

1959's Les 400 Coups was part of the French New Wave of cinema that enthralled audiences around the globe.

France was not among the nominees for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars and hasn't won since 1992. Pourquoi?

Capital Life

Cracking comedy in the capital

Comedian Danny Bhoy return to New Zealand this April with his show Age of Fools. (File photo)

Everyone needs a laugh now and then and thankfully the capital's comedy calendar is jam-packed.

Popular Wellington stall becomes Seoul Salon

Seoul Salon is now open for your contemporary East Asian fix.

Capital Market stall Oriental Blues has been reincarnated as a flashy new eatery, right next door.

Wellington library closed indefinitely video

Wellington Central Library will close from 8.30pm Tuesday amid quake safety concerns. (File photo)

Wellington's central library will close and the building will be fenced off amid earthquake safety concerns.

Bus problems contribute to rates rise

Greater Wellington Regional Council chairman Chris Laidlaw at a Parliamentary Select Committee briefing on Wellington's ...

The capital's ongoing transport issues are partly to blame for a proposed 6.5 per cent rates rise.

Behind the scenes at Homegrown video

Black Seeds vocalist Barnaby Weir said Homegrown was a chance for Kiwi musicians to catch up.

While the crowds party at Homegrown, the musicians will having a good catch up.

Sport

Defender leaves Phoenix for Korea

Phoenix defender Dylan Fox has joined Korean second-tier club Anyang FC.

Defender Dylan Fox opens up on surprise Wellington Phoenix exit.

Ferreira leaves without playing

Andries Ferreira, pictured playing for the Lions during the 2016 Super Rugby campaign, has left the Hurricanes without ...

New Hurricanes signing returns home to South Africa after suffering a recurrence of a knee injury.

Coach 'shaken up' by attack video

Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan wore a white rose on his blazer.

'The country doesn't deserve this'. Phoenix coach Mark Rudan overcome with emotion after Christchurch shootings.

Krishna's tribute after goal

Wellington Phoenix striker Roy Krishna pays tribute to the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Christchurch.

Phoenix striker drops to knees in tribute after scoring in 3-1 victory over WSW.

Live: Phoenix v Wanderers

Roy Krishna and the Phoenix take on Western Sydney in Wellington.

Phoenix in control at halftime after flying start against Western Sydney Wanderers.

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