Briar Wells

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The train was built in Christchurch in 1915 and was later named Passchendaele.

Watch: Vintage steam train rolls into Wellington to mark the centenary of Passchendaele

The train was built in Christchurch in 1915 and was later named Passchendaele.

01:30
The Wellington on a Plate burger final happened last night and featured more burgers than ever before.

Wellington's best burger revealed - what ingredient made it so special?

Mr Go's took out top spot with their Kiwi China, China Kiwi burger.

01:01
Green Party leader James Shaw

Green Party vows immediate 20 cent charge on plastic bags, eventual total ban, if part of next Government

The Green's will phase out single use plastic bags by the end of their first term in 2020, if part of the next coalition.

02:04
Joseph Skelton was dragged under a London bus, but is now a star of the stage.

Lead in Royal New Zealand Ballet's Romeo and Juliet has a 'metal rod in my foot'

Joseph Skelton was dragged under a London bus, but is now a star of the stage.

05:48
Less than two months out from the election and the party is in turmoil.

Another Greens candidate pulls out but party denies it's part of the Turei turmoil

Green Party member Susanne Ruthven was standing for Hutt South.

Matterhorn.

Iconic Wellington bar Matterhorn to shut up shop

Matterhorn opened as a Swiss coffee house in 1963.

00:12
The elderly driver went straight through one glass corner of Wellington travel agent Hello World.

Raw: Wellington shop left damaged after car ploughs straight through window

The elderly driver went straight through one corner and out the other.

01:49
The group of orphaned Borneo pygmy elephants have been getting healthy on New Zealand milk powder.

Kiwi ingenuity helps save lives of endangered elephants in Malaysia

The group of orphaned Borneo pygmy elephants have been getting healthy on New Zealand milk powder.

Wellington businessmen stranded in damaged yacht off Fijian coast found safe

A NZ Defence Force Orion aircraft has located the four stranded sailors alive and safe, beached on an atoll.

01:55
Pomegranate kitchen only launched eight month ago but it’s a hit.

Wellington catering company which employs refugees proving so successful it needs a new kitchen

Pomegranate Kitchen only launched eight months ago but it's already a hit.

02:07
Applicants were offered a free holiday and an opportunity to meet with employers as Wellington searches for the world's best talent.

Wellington engages in bribery to entice tech experts to the capital

Wellington is searching for the world's best talent.

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Susan Austen entered a not guilty plea in the Wellington District Court today.

Wellington woman denies charges of importing euthanasia drug, aiding suicide

Susan Dale Austen from Lower Hutt, appeared before a packed courtroom today.

02:01
The pair are in town for the Space and Science Festival, today meeting with some very curious students.

It's not quite an intergalactic journey, but two NASA women have landed in Wellington

The pair are in town for the Space and Science Festival, today meeting with some very curious students.

Today is the final day for submissions to be made on whether euthanasia should become law in NZ.

Majority of submissions on euthanasia are against its legalisation

More than 21,000 written submissions were received, after a petition was taken to parliament in 2015.

Wellington

Wellington named world's most liveable city in global survey

The capital has beaten stiff international competition to emerge on top.

01:58
Tonight is set to be the coldest night of the year so far for many.

'Get the extra layers handy' - a pre-winter cold snap is due to hit

Tonight is set to be the coldest night of the year so far for many.

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Susan Austen has already been accused of importing a drug linked with euthanasia.

Wellington woman charged with aiding suicide

A retired Wellington teacher, already facing charges of importing a euthanasia drug, has now been charged with aiding suicide.

01:59
A newly former student lobby group wants the government to raise the amount of living costs students can claim.

Students left with $20 for food as higher rents stretch student budgets

A newly former student lobby group wants the government to raise the amount of living costs students can claim.

02:00
Samantha Evers was diagnosed with post-natal depression when her son was five-months-old, despite showing signs during her pregnancy.

'No-one picked it up until my husband picked it up' - calls for better midwifery training to identify post-natal depression

A survey has found 63 per cent of women have reported symptoms of depression during pregnancy.

01:48
The clinicians' challenge aims to provide Kiwis with better healthcare.

Doctors and nurses encouraged to become inventors for new challenge

The clinicians' challenge aims to provide Kiwis with better healthcare.

02:00
Confirmation is still yet to come through on whether online retail giant Amazon will open this year in Australia.

Kiwi retailers nervous as confirmation pends on Amazon setting up shop across the ditch

Confirmation is still yet to come through on whether online retail giant Amazon will open this year in Australia.

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A Wellington teacher accused of importing a euthanasia drug appeared in court this morning.

Wellington teacher appears in court on euthanasia drug charges

The 65-year-old could face a further charge on top of two charges of importing a class C drug.

00:36
Gazza, shot dead during a siege last year, is one of the 24 police dogs on the Wall of Remembrance in Trentham, Wellington.

Watch: 'I miss him every day' - hero police dog Gazza remembered by handler at new memorial

Gazza, shot dead during a siege last year, is one of the 24 police dogs on the Wall of Remembrance in Wellington.

02:01
Some of our more unusual events were on show at the games in Palmerston North.

Career highlight! Dame Valerie Adams crowned queen of Gumboot Throwing challenge

Adams beat the current champion despite never having participated in the event before.

01:57
The Italian designers of the seed-like pods are in Wellington promoting their idea.

Eco-friendly burial method aims to create 'forest cemetery' instead of graveyards

The biodegradable pod allows the buried body to nourish a tree.

01:49
Ashleigh Young won the $230,000 prize for her book Can You Tolerate This, a collection of personal essays.

Wellington writer wins prestigious literary prize from Yale University

Ashleigh Young won $230,000 prize for her book Can You Tolerate This.

01:43
This warm, summer like weather is expected to continue well into March before the typical up and down conditions we're used to in autumn kick in in April and May.

Autumn's arrival a second chance for Kiwis who missed out on summer

This summer-like weather is expected to continue into March.

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Wellington Mayor commits to building another 750 houses in 10 years.

Wellington housing plan to avoid crisis 'like Auckland'

"We want to be a Wellington where people who want to be able to buy a house can afford to do so," says Mayor Justin Lester.

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Wildbase Hospital on the Massey University Campus is 10 times the size of the original.

Vulnerable wildlife patients move into fancy new hospital

Wildbase Hospital on the Massey University Campus is 10 times the size of the original.

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