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New play sees teens tackle harm caused by porn 2 hours ago

"It's R18, it shouldn't be in our schools, but it is - and it's unrestricted, it's appalling."

The Wellington City Council is moving ahead with a new convention centre plans.

Peter Jackson's Wellington movie museum plans scrapped

But the council is moving ahead with a new convention centre.


Property management franchisee 'censured' for controversial ads

"Are you subsidising your tenant's social life?" asked one of the deleted ads.

Cycle Science

Cycle shop staff take down crook

They put the brakes on the would-be robber's heist.

Tua Fa'avale and his baby daughter Tahani.

Wellington dad kicked out of mall parents' room by irate mother

After being yelled at, Tua Fa'avale was forced to fetch his wife to change their baby daughter.

Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage wants cats out of Wellington.

Stop the fanatics' demonisation of cats

The constant vilification of cats by the media is disturbing and misinformed, writes Anne Batley Burton.

Video: Wellington Mayor Justin Lester speaks to The AM Show.

If we want to be predator-free, let's get rid of humans

The damage cats do is nothing compared to what we have massacred, writes Mark Longley.

The music video was co-directed by Henry Law and Sarah Bradley.

Law students warn sexual predators in 'New Rules' parody

"If you're grabbing hips, you can kiss goodbye to your partnerships."


Wellington man charged with making intimate visual recording

A number of victims were involved.

Female dancer holding herself upside down on a pole.

Landlord criticised potential tenant for pole dancing classes

"I don't know if we want that sort of character."

Justin Lester talks to The AM Show about a possible predator-free Wellington.

No need to kill cats, owners should be responsible - Wellington Mayor

"Humans are probably the worst predators, but we're not going to kill humans."

A possum.

Wellington receives $3.2m to become predator free

If it succeeds it could be the world's first predator free capital.


Bus, cyclist collide near Wellington Railway Station

The cyclist has since been rushed to hospital.

Dumpster-diver James Harris told The Project he regularly raids supermarket dumpsters for expired food.

The Wellingtonian who gets his groceries from a bin

Dumpster-diver James Harris regularly raids supermarket dumpsters for expired food.

Victoria University of Wellington.

Victoria University accused of failing multiple sexual harassment complainants

"If you told him to stop touching you he'd laugh, he enjoyed it."


Victoria University seeks input on name change

Bosses say people assume the university is in Australia or Canada, and want to rename it University of Wellington.


Wellington bus abandoned after driving up the wrong road

It's the latest in a spate of problems.

Traffic is built up on Manners St after the incident.

Bus hits pedestrian in Wellington CBD

The incident happened on Willis St around 830am.

Two men have been arrested in Wellington after stealing coins from parking meters.

Time expired: Arrests made after parking meters hit by thieves

The Wellington pair stole the coins from 25 meters over the past three weeks.

737-8 Max; 737; Fiji Airways; Rendering; over Tropical Ocean; View from low right side; K66590

Fiji Airways to use new aircraft on Wellington service

It's the first time the new Boeing will be used in New Zealand.