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Karori homicide: Two women charged in murder investigation after man killed in Wellington suburb

Two people have been charged in relation to a murder in the Wellington suburb of Karori last month.

The charges come one month after the man was shot and killed at a property in Karori.

Search for missing kayaker stretches into fifth day video

Missing Wellington kayaker Koyren Campbell

Koyren Campbell hasn't been seen since Sunday, when his kayak, with fishing gear and freshly-caught fish, still aboard was found floating off Wellington's South Coast

Flotation device could come for Tītahi Bay, after triple near-drowning video

Mark McAdams from Tītahi Bay wants a flotation ring and rope, and better signage, to alert people to the dangers of a ...

Mark McAdams, who risked his life to save two children caught in a rip, wants a flotation ring for future rescues. And local councils are listening.

Provincial properties snapped up in tight Wellington market video

Kristy Boderick and her family sold their Masterton house in town and bought a lifestyle property in the country.

Provincial property markets such as Masterton were in the doldrums for years - they're not anymore.

Wind gusts spin motorist's car around - twice video

Featherston commuter Georgia Dinsdale-Wilson's car was blown across the road twice as she attempted to drive over the ...

Gale-force winds picked up a Wairarapa commuter's car on the Remutaka Hill Rd and pushed it into opposing traffic not once, but twice.

Consuming culture in the Covid years

Combining whakataukī with embroidered visualisations of the DNA of taonga species, work from Terri Te Tau’s ...

Thomasin Sleigh writes on new strategies for dealing with arts information overload.

Husband searching for missing wife comes across her car at wrong-way crash scene

Gideon Te Kahika came across his wife Genna’s crash on the Wellington Urban Motorway on Tuesday morning. The couple have ...

When Genna Te Kahika didn't return after dropping her brother at work, her husband went searching for her wondering if she'd run out of petrol on the motorway.

New Māori Performing Arts NCEA subject a step towards equity

Until now, students had been able to study Māori Performing Arts through unit standards, and the NCEA Dance achievement ...

The standard gives students studying Māori Performing Arts a 'front door' option for university entrance.

Wellington

Karori homicide: Two women charged in murder investigation after man killed in Wellington suburb

Two people have been charged in relation to a murder in the Wellington suburb of Karori last month.

The charges come one month after the man was shot and killed at a property in Karori.

Search for missing kayaker stretches into fifth day video

Missing Wellington kayaker Koyren Campbell

Koyren Campbell hasn't been seen since Sunday, when his kayak, with fishing gear and freshly-caught fish, still aboard was found floating off Wellington's South Coast

Wairarapa

Wind gusts spin motorist's car around - twice video

Featherston commuter Georgia Dinsdale-Wilson's car was blown across the road twice as she attempted to drive over the ...

Gale-force winds picked up a Wairarapa commuter's car on the Remutaka Hill Rd and pushed it into opposing traffic not once, but twice.

'Courthouse' judged worth $500k video

The property has ben sold to a Carterton local who plans to live in the property.

The gavel fell on a record price for the historic one-bed property in the Wairarapa.

Porirua

Flotation device could come for Tītahi Bay, after triple near-drowning video

Mark McAdams from Tītahi Bay wants a flotation ring and rope, and better signage, to alert people to the dangers of a ...

Mark McAdams, who risked his life to save two children caught in a rip, wants a flotation ring for future rescues. And local councils are listening.

'I couldn't watch them die in front of my eyes' video

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Mark McAdams from Titahi Bay saved three children caught in a rip outside his boat ...

When two children got 'sucked out' by a notorious rip at Porirua's Tītahi Bay, Mark McAdams braved the treacherous water, but feared he'd drown too.

Kapiti

Where are the worst highways in New Zealand? video

The location of a fatal crash on State Highway 3 near Waitara in 2020.

While it's hard to single out a clear winner, there is a strong list of contenders.

Water damage on Kāpiti Expressway leads to long delays

A 15.8 kilometre section of the Kāpiti Expressway is being resealed after water seeped into the pavement.

The $649m Kapiti Expressway opened in February 2017, but has been plagued with issues ever since.

Hutt Valley

Provincial properties snapped up in tight Wellington market video

Kristy Boderick and her family sold their Masterton house in town and bought a lifestyle property in the country.

Provincial property markets such as Masterton were in the doldrums for years - they're not anymore.

Bill Sheat has left a legacy to the arts that will last for generations video

Bill Sheat, a stalwart of Wellington's arts and film industries, was honoured at the 2019 Gold Awards.

Wellington arts icon Bill Sheat had died aged 90.

Hawke's Bay

Families return to homes after scrub fire in Hawke's Bay

Unison crews work to replace power poles damaged in a fire at Omahu, Hawke’s Bay.

The fire did not reach homes where the grass had been cut, but properties with long grass saw the fire reaching as close as the front door.

December fire 'accidental' on ship at Napier Port video

FENZ crews open the hatch on a ship in Napier Port that caught fire in December.

FENZ investigators say the fire was accidental, but couldn't release information into what caused it.

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