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$16m more funds approved for St James Theatre renovation

An extra $16 million has been approved by the Wellington City Council to fund the renovation of the St James Theatre. All councillors, including the Mayor, voted unanimously at a meeting today. The theatre, which is made up of two buildings - the...... Read More

Unexplained death of baby in Porirua

Police are investigating the unexplained death of a three-month-old baby in Porirua on Tuesday night. "A scene examination is underway at a property on Warspite Avenue." said Detective Senior Sergeant Kevan Verry. "Police are working...... Read More

Trotting Club fined $10k for underpaying staff

The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc. (the Trotting Club) has been ordered to pay a $10,000 penalty by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for failure to pay more than 50 employees their correct holiday pay. Following a Labour Inspectorate...... Read More

Ferry skipper fined $1688 after grounding

The skipper of one of Wellington’s East by West ferries, Iain David Wilson, has been fined $1,688 after speeding and grounding the passenger ferry, City Cat. Maritime NZ Central Region Compliance Manager, Michael-Paul Abbott, said Mr Wilson was...... Read More

Drugging and sexual assaults, three arrested

Three men have been arrested today following an investigation into drugging and sexual assaults relating to a Christchurch inner city bar and restaurant. Police executed a number of search warrants today and three men, aged 33, 34 and 36, were arrested. The...... Read More

Councils to consider case for Hamilton rail

Waikato councils will consider the business case for a start-up Hamilton to Auckland passenger rail service expected to begin in 2020, Transport Minister Phil Twyford announced today. The Waikato Regional Transport Committee last week voted unanimously...... Read More

Warm weather won’t last, warns MetService

This weekend marks a turning point from the warm, settled weather that New Zealand has enjoyed for the last few days to a changeable, and even stormy regime. This week has seen temperatures in the high twenties, and summer-like quantities of sunshine...... Read More

Nurse named ‘neonatal nurse of the year’

Wellington neonatal nurse practitioner Paula Dellabarca has spent her career helping some of the region’s smallest and most vulnerable patients and their families. That has seen her named the Neonatal Nurses College Aotearoa’s ‘Neonatal...... Read More

Man killed on fishing vessel named

Police are now in a position to name the man who died in a workplace accident on a fishing boat yesterday morning. The accident happened on the vessel which was working off the coast of Banks Peninsula at about 4am. He was 26-year-old Steffan Antony...... Read More

Alexandre ’stronger’ for Holzken rematch

When Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexandre (69-18-1) walks down the ramp on Saturday, he will welcome Dutch superstar Nieky “The Natural” Holzken (90-14, 1 NC) to the ONE Super Series ranks. The fascinating contest at ONE:...... Read More

Police investigating death at Whangarei Hospital

Police are investigating the death of a man following an incident at Whangarei Hospital overnight. At around 9.52pm, Police were called to the mental health unit to assist with an unrelated incident. While Police staff were attending that incident,...... Read More