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Focus on infrastructure deficit

Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones said the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission – Te Waihanga –  aimed to improve the ...

A Crown Entity, to deal with 'unprecedented' infrastructure deficit issues, is expected to be operating by October.

Rural-road 80kmh limit possible in Horowhenua

Lower rural speed limits on the cards for Horowhenua.

The Kiwi sailing world for peace video

Crash victim was Scott Faulkner

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Focus on infrastructure deficit

Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones said the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission – Te Waihanga –  aimed to improve the ...

A Crown Entity, to deal with 'unprecedented' infrastructure deficit issues, is expected to be operating by October.

International fashion retailers a drawcard

Botany Town Centre's Market Square revamp is expected to be completed by winter 2019.

H&M and Mecca Maxima coming to Botany Town Centre

KiwiRail back on track

KiwiRail's Coastal Pacific service resumed in December 2018.

Reopening the Kaikoura rail line and improving tourism services has paid off for KiwiRail.

Schools OK with population growth

The Ministry of Education says there are still spaces for pupils at its Upper Hutt's schools despite population growth ...

The education system in Upper Hutt is yet to feel the strain despite the city's population increasing faster than expected.

Bug security costs 'stink'

All imported vehicles and machinery, especially motorhomes, require rigorous inspection, fumigation and/or heat treatment

Campervan buyer faces more than $4000 in anti-stink bug costs to bring in a vehicle from the UK.

Comment

Deja vu for Wellington ratepayers

Wellington Town Hall's restoration has languished as costs have steadily increased.

Opinion: It's time to get on with strengthening the Town Hall and stop the delays.

Climate change too important for politics

Flooding, such as that pictured at Waihi Beach in 2018, will become more common in future.

OPINION: Voters deserve leaders who are fully informed about the science of climate change.

1080 or not 1080

Are there alternatives to 1080 that don't require genetic modification technologies to develop?

OPINION: 1080 may be New Zealand's best predator control option now but that shouldn't mean it always will be.

Left untested, we become weak video

Jordan Peterson's visit ''creates an opportunity for learning and growth as we not only hear what he has to say, but ...

OPINION: The value in Jordan Peterson isn't in what he has to say, it is in our response to it.

Slide into politicisation video

As part of a $125,000 project to research New Zealand's "tax morale", Inland Revenue asked the public about whether New ...

OPINION: The worst part of IRD's political polling was how long it took to work out it was doing anything wrong.

Culture

Kiwi artist sets her sights on London

Wellington-born artist Jane Kellahan is hard at work on her latest piece, which she hopes will make it to London in time ...

First it was the plight of animals - now it's the plight of bees artist Jane Kellahan is examining.

Art, music and events in Kāpiti and Porirua.

Over 40, have a motorcycle?: Join the Kāpiti branch of the Ulysses Club on our ride to Whanganui River Road and the ...

Check out what's happening near you.

Cloud hangs over big weekend

Tropical Cyclone Oma is currently heading south in the Pacific Ocean.

The spectre of Tropical Cyclone Oma is looming large over events across Wellington.

The many sides to Sondheim

Singers Julie O'Brien, left, Matthew Pike and Sarah Lineham will be performing Broadway classics in Circa Theatre's ...

Sweeney Todd, West Side Story - composer Sondheim's list of hits goes on.

Famed author Peter Wells dies video

New Zealand literary icon Peter Wells, pictured here last year, died on Monday.

Peter Wells remembered as a trailblazing artist, writer and filmmaker after he dies of prostate cancer.

Capital Life

Crossing over - kapa haka style video

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Pedestrian signals changed for Te Matatini Ki Te Ao (kapa haka competition) at the ...

Wellington has new pedestrian lights in honour of kapa haka festival Te Matatini.

The Kiwi sailing world for peace video

The Peace Boat will make 19 stops in total on the 100th voyage.

Emily-Rose Reid swaps Kāpiti for a three-month adventure on the Peace Boat.

Kiwi artist sets her sights on London

Wellington-born artist Jane Kellahan is hard at work on her latest piece, which she hopes will make it to London in time ...

First it was the plight of animals - now it's the plight of bees artist Jane Kellahan is examining.

Cloud hangs over big weekend

Tropical Cyclone Oma is currently heading south in the Pacific Ocean.

The spectre of Tropical Cyclone Oma is looming large over events across Wellington.

The many sides to Sondheim

Singers Julie O'Brien, left, Matthew Pike and Sarah Lineham will be performing Broadway classics in Circa Theatre's ...

Sweeney Todd, West Side Story - composer Sondheim's list of hits goes on.

Sport

Taylor humbled by crowd reaction video

Ross Taylor acknowledges the crowd in Dunedin after breaking Stephen Fleming's record for most ODI runs for New Zealand.

Ross Taylor says he got a lovely reception from crowd after becoming New Zealand's leading ODI run scorer.

Krishna voted player of the month video

Roy Krishna celebrates after scoring in Friday's 1-1 draw with Melbourne Victory.

Wellington Phoenix star scoops PFA player of the month award.

Brawling cricketers stood down

A judicial hearing will decide the fate of as many as five club cricketers after Sunday's brawl at Paraparaumu Cricket Club.

Player-umpire kicked in the face during club cricket match, now five players have been stood down.

Taylor enjoying football under Rudan

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - DECEMBER 22:  Steven Taylor of the Phoenix celebrates after the final whistle during the round ...

Steven Taylor has committed to a second season with Wellington Phoenix and is working under the assumption that coach Mark Rudan will too.

Ferns' World Cup race intensifies

No Kiwi netballer has more to prove in the national premiership than former Ferns captain Katrina Rore, who was dropped ...

OPINION: The battle for World Cup berths begins in Hamilton. Brendon Egan looks at who's under most pressure.

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