The clouds are commonly mistaken for UFOs.

No, it's not a UFO

It's a lenticular - relax, that doesn't mean we can expect little green men. Most likely.

Stopbank shock video

Marsden St resident Richard Ashton is still in shock after hearing he may have to sell his house to Greater Wellington Regional Council so they can build a new stopbank along the Hutt River.

Residents and businesses have mixed feelings about flood protection plan to buy up their properties.

Winston to boost NZ First, or resign

Winston Peters vows to quit if NZ First doesn't triple in size. Sort of.

Truck tips on Desert Road

A truck driver was taken to hospital after his truck tipped on the Desert Road.

Rivals in grand final replay

Old Boys University will take on Marist St Pats in the Jubilee Cup premier club final.

Garner: Judging the judges

OPINION: Imagine making a mistake that would later cost an innocent woman her life.

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News

Snapper ripped off online

280715. Photo:Loren Dougan/Fairfax nz. Photo of Jade Cvetkov at her home in masterton, who paid for a camera lens online but the lens never turned up.

Jade Cvetkov thought the money her mother left her would fulfil a dream, but it bought her only heartbreak.

Tokakece big weapon for MSP against OBU

It's a shame for Marist St Pats' opponents that their matches aren't played midweek.

A good day's a dull day video

Big Sugar blames parents

Business

Kirkcaldie & Stains sold

From left, Rosemary Ralston, Lady Joan Gillies and Sally Abernethey vote during Kirkcaldie and Stains final shareholding meeting at the Intercontinental Hotel.

It was standing room only as Kirkcaldie & Stains' shareholders voted to sell the brand and assign the store lease to David Jones.

Anti-property investor sentiment is misplaced

OPINION: Property speculators are running a different business to landlords, says Andrew King

Survey which probes the health of the housing market finds people are largely negative about house buying.

Bad time to buy, says housing survey

House prices are not expected to stop rising, according to latest survey

Comment

Editorial: Time for cold, hard look at trade pact

Tim Groser

OPINION: A fog of politics stops us seeing the cold hard facts of the TPPA.

Editorial: Kids not 'lab rats'

OPINION: No government should experiment on children.

Concerns the impact of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement on Pharmac have featured in protests against the proposed trade deal.

No bitter pill to swallow in TPP deal

OPINION: The TPPA could boost the NZ economy by $2b a year, allow better access to goods.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Saturday, August 1

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Solutions to The Dominion Post's daily back-page crossword are available here.

Love and other catastrophes

French comedy drama Love at First Fight has been a hit for both its first-time director and his young stars.

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Crossword solutions: Friday, July 31

Solutions to The Dominion Post's daily back-page crossword are available here.

Capital Life

A different way to see video

Having gone blind in later life, Elaine Waters has had to learn to see differently.

Almost 170,000 Kiwis have some form of vision loss. All of them see the world differently.

Sticky-fingered comedy fan

The mystery of Urzila Carlson's missing plaque.

The Chaston children, from left, Savannah, 4, Deegan, 2, Dantae, 7, and up front stacking cans from the mystery food box is Logan, 2, with Kirsty Crane and Kevin Chaston.

Good-sort still a mystery

A mysterious good-sort has been delivering food parcels to families needing a bit of help.

Sport

Tokakece big weapon for MSP against OBU

Bruising Marist St Pats No. 8 Peniasi Tokakece has been a key figure in their run to the Jubilee Cup final. Photo: ROSS GIBLIN/FAIRFAX NZ.

It's a shame for Marist St Pats' opponents that their matches aren't played midweek.

Myers has numbers on his side

Multi with Myers might be a likely route for punters at Riccarton on Saturday.

Wellington fullback Jackson Garden-Bachop runs between two Canterbury defenders during an NPC preseason match at Rugby League Park on Saturday.

Bentley picks positives from patchy preseason loss

New Wellington No 10 Jonny Bentley was quick to pick the positives out of a 50-33 NPC preseason loss to Canterbury.

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