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Watch: Prince Harry could be sitting with the Kiwi team at Invictus Games.

Harry and Meghan to eat traditional hangi in NZ 7 minutes ago

The couple have asked for no special arrangements.

Location of the crash.

Hazardous truck crash threatens wetland 3 hours ago

A truck that tipped on Friday at Pukerua was carrying hazardous chemicals.

As it happened: Traffic clogs up on SH2 towards Upper Hutt

Another crash in west Auckland temporarily blocked lanes.


Leave cities early if you want to escape long weekend traffic - AA

"Early means early."


New Wellington petrol station offers radically cheaper fuel

But locals will have to wait until early next year.

Steven Joyce shared his reaction to the incident  when he retired in March.

Man's mission to get the Steven Joyce dildo into Te Papa

Life changed the day the MP was struck by the sex toy, writes Hayden Donnell.


Eminem returning to New Zealand for 2019 concert

The 'Rap God' is heading to Wellington for one show only.

A piece of Rob McLeod's art on display in Brooklyn.

Wellington artist takes work to New York

Rob McLeod's work will be on display all month in Brooklyn.

The intersection where the first crash took place.

Hutt man dies in bush after stealing, crashing car

He tried to drag a child out of one car before giving up and taking another.


Bitterly cold snap heading north

It's over a month into spring and winter refuses to let go.


Relief as Zealandia weasel caught

The weasel was killed "quickly" and "humanely" in the trap.


Police seek two people in Sosiua Helotu Ula homicide investigation

Mr Ula suffered fatal injuries after falling from a car on Sunday.

Fire crews remain at the scene of a house fire in Lyall Bay, Wellington.

Lyall Bay house gutted in massive blaze

Six crews remain at the scene and have the fire under control.


Kiwi researchers want fat-shaming made illegal

"A lot of people who live day-to-day as fat people actually live healthy lives."

The pair want to convey that New Zealand's mental health system is 'broken'.

Mental health advocates' message to Harry and Meghan

Prince Harry and Ms Markle arrive in New Zealand on October 28.

Jessica Mortlock.

Hutt Valley woman missing for two days

She was last seen in Epuni, Lower Hutt on Monday morning.

The man claims he never saw a sign saying not to climb the $300,000 statue.

Man who broke Wellington sculpture charged with 'wilful damage'

He claims he never saw a sign saying not to climb the $300,000 statue.


'You break it, you buy it' - Wellington Mayor to sculpture breaker

The damage to the Len Lye installation will cost tens of thousands.


Neve steals the show as Jacinda Ardern addresses Govt surplus

"Neve is chatting a lot more than usual... I think she's trying to tell me to hurry up."


Man's bizarre rationale for climbing on Wellington sculpture

"A crowd started to form, egging me on - I think they enjoyed watching it."