Wellington

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Some big guns are backing the little player in a David and Goliath battle.

Government tell High Court 'there is no quick fix for climate change'

A Wellington student is taking a Judicial Review against the Minister for Climate Change.

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Josh Junior's family are celebrating with confetti and champagne in Wellington.

'I can't believe we won' - family hears from ecstatic America's Cup sailor

Josh Junior's family are celebrating with confetti and champagne in Wellington

Magnitude 3.8 earthquake near Wellington.

Thousands feel light shake near Wellington

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake has given some Wellingtonians a rude start to the weekend.

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"My advise to" Barclay over his dispute with staffer "was that it wasn't good behaviour," the PM said today.

Bill English accused in Parliament of lying to the media, enabling 'a cover-up' of Todd Barclay affair

The PM wasn't in Parliament today but his reputation took another hammering as his honesty again came into question.

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The 1920s property was at risk of collapsing in strong winds or by a moderate quake.

Video: Run-down house demolished to avoid collapse in Wellington wind

There were concerns the 1920s house could topple over in strong wings or by a moderate quake.

Pedestrian dead after being hit by car in Wellington, delays expected

A 79-year-old man has died after a collision in Tawa.

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The Prime Minister says he wasn't part of Barclay's decision to step down but said that he made the right decision.

Bill English says Todd Barclay's resignation a 'difficult decision for a young man'

The Prime Minister says he wasn't part of Barclay's decision to step down.

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Media spoke with the National MPs today but they wouldn’t be drawn on his future.

Watch: National MPs refuse to say whether they think Todd Barclay should resign

Media spoke with the National MPs today but they wouldn’t be drawn on his future.

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.

06:09
Crown played hide and seek with Ian and Sandie's possessions for over six months.

Wellington couple's stored items worth $23k lost by moving company, then found in Auckland

It took Crown over six months - and a phone call from Fair Go - to find the couple's items.

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Two men charged over Lower Hutt aggravated robbery in which fake gun was brandished

The pair will appear in the Hutt Valley District Court today.

Multiple car crash heading into Wellington after motorway causing delays

Motorists are advised to hold off on making the journey into town.

02:14
Tepua Tanielu is singing her way into motorists’ hearts in Wellington

'Loud and proud' singing Stop Go woman strikes a chord with Wellington commuters

"Music's in my blood," Tepua Tanielu from Porirua told Seven Sharp.

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A health and safety issue mean Emily Broadmoor couldn't leave her two children buckled in their pram.

Support pours in for Wellington mother who was told she 'shouldn't be travelling with babies'

Emily Broadmore says her son fell on the floor after she was told she couldn't keep her children strapped in their pram on a train.

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A health and safety issue mean Emily Broadmoor couldn't leave her two children buckled in their pram.

'I was yelled at' - baby seated in Wellington train thrown more than a metre after mum not allowed to have pram onboard

Emily Broadmore wanted to keep her twins buckled in a pram, but was told she couldn't.

Severe weather cancels Interislander ferry crossings

They are scheduled to resume tomorrow morning.

01:48
Take a look at the Smithsonian exhibition showing off NASA's incredible photos of the universe, being loaned to a small Kiwi gallery.

'Technology has brought these images to life for us' - explore incredible universe through NASA photos

The Smithsonian exhibition being shown at an Upper Hutt Gallery will run until August.

'This is what I call a house party' - Julian Savea outperforms Ronan Keating during impressive duet

Savea's silky smooth voice came to the fore when he joined pop sensation Keating for an impromptu duet.

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She's also released a new song called Sober as she gears up for a world tour that begins in Manchester in September.

'This show is my strongest yet' - Lorde announces Melodrama World Tour including six NZ shows

The pop start will perform in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland in November.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Upper Hutt

Two trucks have also crashed at the same location and motorists are advised to expect significant delays.

02:03
Catherine Delahunty says children should be taught how to resolve conflict peacefully.

Green MP slams use of automatic rifles during army school visit

"The NZ Army should not be teaching primary school children how to load or hold an assault rifle which is for killing people."

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The building was deemed unsafe after a large support was damaged by the 7.8 earthquake on November 14.

Owner of quake-damage Wellington office block ordered to pay back thousands to family found living there

The Tenancy Tribunal has ordered the owner of a Molesworth Street building to pay back rent to a family.

The Social Housing Minister says arrangements for modular housing are being finalised in South Auckland.

Wellington conference aims for action plan to help end housing crisis

They want to agree on an action plan on the growth and sustainability of affordable housing.

01:53
Rex Tillerson's visit to Wellington drew protests over the decision by Donald Trump to pull out of the Paris climate deal.

'Trump's oil man in the White House' - climate change protesters hit out at Secretary of State in Wellington

Rex Tillerson's visit to Wellington drew protests over the decision by Donald Trump to pull out of the Paris climate deal.

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Victoria University Students Association President Roy Lenihan-Ikin says the conditions inside student flats are not getting any better.

Calls for 'rental warrant of fitness' to combat damp, cold and mouldy student flats

Victoria University Students Association says it is the only way to achieve decent standards of housing in Wellington.

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The native lizards were found as eggs in a disturbed nest and their home has been Zealandia  Eco-Sanctuary in Wellington.

Video: Juvenile tuatara released into new pre-dug burrow homes after seven years in captivity

The lizards were raised in a nursery to prevent them being eaten by adult tuatara.

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Three fire crews work to contain shed fire in Wellington

Crews were called out in the early hours of this morning to a Haitaitai address.

Man arrested after allegedly trying to sell stolen Lions Test tickets on Trade Me

The Lower Hutt man allegedly received the stolen tickets after they were stolen out of a letterbox.

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