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'Always challenge parking tickets'

Consumers should challenge "unreasonable" parking tickets,  Consumer NZ advises.

Pay what's reasonable and let them chase you for the rest, says Consumer NZ.

Sports fields turn to mudbaths

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

All Wellington's grass sports fields are closed, with many now "sodden bogs".

Our rotten teeth epidemic

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More than 6600 kids in one year needed general anaesthetic to have teeth pulled.

Matterhorn to close

Matterhorn restaurant has called Cuba St home for 54 years.

Restaurant and bar to shut to allow redevelopment of neighbouring Wellington building.

Rates shock for Porirua

The hilltop suburb of Camborne, overlooking Pauatahanui Inlet, has had the highest average rates increase in Porirua ...

Residents flabbergasted by double-digit increases on their bills.

'Local MP' not an MP, but is local

An election billboard for Labour's Tukituki candidate Anna Lorck. She is local, but she is not an MP.

Candidate says she will work with the ASA over billboard complaints.

Expressway surface leaking

Water penetrating the road surface has led to remedial work being needed on the Kapiti expressway. (File photo)

Water penetration is the cause of "pavement issues" on new Kapiti road.

Motorcyclist injured in crash

The propped-up bike, which was initially lying on its side after colliding with a car.

A man is in a serious condition after accident in Masterton on Tuesday.

Wellington

'Always challenge parking tickets'

Consumers should challenge "unreasonable" parking tickets,  Consumer NZ advises.

Pay what's reasonable and let them chase you for the rest, says Consumer NZ.

Sports fields turn to mudbaths

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

All Wellington's grass sports fields are closed, with many now "sodden bogs".

Wairarapa

Motorcyclist injured in crash

The propped-up bike, which was initially lying on its side after colliding with a car.

A man is in a serious condition after accident in Masterton on Tuesday.

Celebrations timed rugby team out

Masterton Red Star have received a valuable reminder about converting tries in a timely fashion.

With seconds to go, they scored a try. But their celebratory high-fives came too soon - and went on too long.

Porirua

Rates shock for Porirua

The hilltop suburb of Camborne, overlooking Pauatahanui Inlet, has had the highest average rates increase in Porirua ...

Residents flabbergasted by double-digit increases on their bills.

From Porirua to Cape Town

There is no spare time for Kate Powell, Jemma Brisk, and Cerys Poore as they research, revise and rehearse for their ...

Debating has paved the way for three Porirua teens to represent NZ in South Africa.

Kapiti

Expressway surface leaking

Water penetrating the road surface has led to remedial work being needed on the Kapiti expressway. (File photo)

Water penetration is the cause of "pavement issues" on new Kapiti road.

Caravan thieves steal slice of history

The Brabham at the Hampton Downs race track in north Waikato.

Vintage car linked to Great Train Robbers was stored inside stolen caravan.

Hutt Valley

Landslip in Lower Hutt

A land slip blocks a road in Lower Hutt.

Large rock blocking one lane of Normandale Rd, near State Highway 2.

Sickness hurts teenager's Commonwealth ambitions

Chelsey Edwards pool side at Stokes Valley earlier this year. The Upper Hutt teenager returns  a Youth Commonwealth ...

A relay gold aside, swimmer Chelsey Edwards's had the toughest of times at the Commonwealth Youth Games

Hawke's Bay

'Local MP' not an MP, but is local

An election billboard for Labour's Tukituki candidate Anna Lorck. She is local, but she is not an MP.

Candidate says she will work with the ASA over billboard complaints.

Mother gave daughter meth

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Abrupt end to trial of woman accused of being a party to her daughter's rape.

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