News

Slip closes Wellington road

A land slip disrupted traffic in Balfour St, Vogeltown, on Tuesday morning.

Both lanes are closed and the number 21 bus is impacted as contractors work to clear the 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.

Upper Hutt sales take off

132 Whakatiki St was sold for $1.2m to an out-of-town transport business.

Buyers are taking a fresh look at Upper Hutt's commercial property scene.

Cross-town highway not needed

Looking north down Waterloo Quay towards Aotea Quay, in Wellington. A Let's Get Wellington Moving report in February ...

OPINION: The figures don't stack up for a major investment in a cross-town route to the airport.

Do we have hazard fatigue?

Civil Defence says it's important to follow a trusted source for official warnings.

Half of Kiwis don't trust official disaster warnings, with the "cry wolf effect" making younger and more educated people sceptical.

Capital's cycle lanes a Kiwi-first

A proposed new contra-flow bike lane on Wellington's Cuba St will allow people to ride both ways along part of the ...

Proposed new lanes will allow Wellington's cyclists to ride against the flow of traffic.

Ticketed in free car park

Shane Leach has been parking his motorhome in the free car park since November, but has been ticketed twice by Wilson ...

The tiny car park is a "hidden gem" free spot in the capital. That didn't stop Wilson Parking.

Treatment collapses lung

070910 RESTORING BALANCE supplied/TaupoTimes Acupuncture can help with conception

The patient complained of being in pain three separate times before taking herself to hospital.

Wellington

Slip closes Wellington road

A land slip disrupted traffic in Balfour St, Vogeltown, on Tuesday morning.

Both lanes are closed and the number 21 bus is impacted as contractors work to clear the road.

Do we have hazard fatigue?

Civil Defence says it's important to follow a trusted source for official warnings.

Half of Kiwis don't trust official disaster warnings, with the "cry wolf effect" making younger and more educated people sceptical.

Wairarapa

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.

Driving range hazard for residents video

Carolyn Gadsby was hanging the washing out last year when a golf ball hit the clothes line.

A Masterton street has been under siege from flying golf balls for nearly two decades.

Porirua

'Serious' crash at roundabout

Traffic backed up at the Mungavin roundabout following the crash.

Single vehicle involved in 'serious' morning crash at busy Porirua roundabout that crosses SH1.

Ex-cop battles police to save RSA

Former Titahi Bay RSA president John Ward.

An alcohol sting on the Titahi Bay RSA was excessive, and could have shut the club permanently, he says.

Kapiti

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.

Person trapped in car

The single car crash was on a tricky road, north of Wellington. (File photo)

The driver has been flown to hospital with serious injuries.

Hutt Valley

New city director likes what he sees

Upper Hutt's infrastructure was tested to the hilt in recent storms and, also, in 2015 when the Birchville bridge was ...

Upper Hutt's new operations director is confident the city is in good physical shape and heading for significant growth.

Huia Pool extension opens

Kerrie Ritchie, Lynda Feehan and Michael Walburton try out the new hydrotherapy pool at Huia Pool. They were part of a ...

New $9.3 million hydrotherapy pool gets a workout.

Hawke's Bay

Tackling study overnight

Former Manu Samoa and Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby player Tivaini Fomai with his wife, Moira, in Wellington where he ...

Rugby leader's passion sees him hitting the books while most of us sleep.

Power lines linked to Hastings fire

A report by Fire and Emergency NZ is understood to have found the Waimarama fire in February was probably caused by ...

Lines company says it has no knowledge of report into massive February blaze.

Ad Feedback
Ad Feedback
special offers
Ad Feedback