A ngaio tree blew on to cars in Todman St, Brooklyn overnight.

Trains cancelled, trees down gallery

11:19 AM  A night of wild weather has downed trees and caused disruption to trains.

Force 12 in Cook Strait

Cook Strait on Sunday, in a satellite image.

Winds whipping up seas in Cook Strait have reached hurricane force.

Lose yourself in the High Court

1 min ago  Judge and nine lawyers listen to Eminem track as rapper's publisher takes on National.

'PC gone haywire' video

Backlash as proposed Maori names for sections of old SH1 deemed "unpronounceable".

Revenge not in the law

10:57 AM  Jury must decide if a man bashed his stepdaughter's rapist, or just held him for police.

Former mobster 'Fats' fighting fit video

After a shock diagnosis, former mobster 'Fats' Moke is fighting back.

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News

First gales now freeze

Fresh snow above Hanmer Springs.

9:56 AM  An icy southerly follows a chaotic night of high winds which toppled trees and damaged houses.

Hutt hospice to rebuild

Te Omanga Hospice needs $10m to demolish its quake-prone building and build a new one.

'Transience' hurting Porirua's kids

If Shelly Bay means a council handout, get lostalito

business

Ethical clothing, or cheap video

Samantha Jones - founder and chief executive of Little Yellow Bird - visits cotton fields in India.

People want clothing made ethically, and cheap - but you can't have both, a designer says.

Asia is diverse, choose your market wisely

Siah Hwee Ang.

Success in one city won't necessarily equate to success in another city in the same country.

Wine ... and eggs?

Winemaker Tony Bish imported an oak egg from France which will be used to make chardonnay.

An unlikely combination of wine and eggs is taking wine innovation to another level.

An expensive addiction

With immigration, some people win – but as many economists point out, many Kiwis lose out with rising house prices and ...

OPINION: We welcome immigrants, their families, their businesses - and their money. But at what point should NZ say 'Enough'?

Nelson's Achilles building on the market

The Achilles Building was once home to the Nelson Telephone Exchange.

This building in Nelson might ring a bell.

Comment

If Shelly Bay means a council handout, get lostalito

Some developers have alleged that Wellington City Council is considering selling its land at Shelly Bay for less than ...

OPINION: If the developers have a cashflow problem, they could sell the council a stake, writes Dave Armstrong.

Editorial: NZ already has low public debt

Steven Joyce says lowering debt levels helps the country run a "strong and vibrant" economy.

OPINION: Steven Joyce has more pressing things to worry about than cutting the national debt.

NZ's population booms

National's new finance minister Steven Joyce delivering his first speech to an audience in Auckland in February.

OPINION: Could New Zealand's population hit 5 million by late next year?

Election? What election?

Guyon Espiner's revealing interview with former Prime Minister Jim Bolger will be a welcome addition to the archives, ...

OPINION: Judging by our TV current affairs shows, we won't be seeing much of the politicians this year, writes Jane Bowron.

An expensive addiction

With immigration, some people win – but as many economists point out, many Kiwis lose out with rising house prices and ...

OPINION: We welcome immigrants, their families, their businesses - and their money. But at what point should NZ say 'Enough'?

Culture

Monday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

Crossword solutions: Saturday, April 29

Crosswords

Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

National Portrait - Kate Camp

Kate Camp, poet and winner of the Katherine Mansfield Fellowship.

A new book and a fellowship on the Riviera - it's a good year for the poet.

Cotillard film laugh-out-loud rubbish

From the Land of the Moon is laugh-out-loud bad.

Somebody has welded Geoffrey Rush's nose to Robert Pattinson's face and then balanced their creation on top of an adolescent giraffe.

Crossword solutions: Friday, April 28

Crosswords

Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

Capital Life

How did they do that?

Tollemache says the inspiration for the show came from on a lesser known part of New Zealand history, where magic shows, ...

Lizzie Tollemache and David Ladderman perform stunts, magic and illusions in their new show.

A shade for every face

Once the shade is perfect, the formula is poured into the lipstick mold and left to set for about 15 minutes.

Custom cosmetics are a big deal in New York, and now they're available in Lower Hutt.

Last play for Taita rugby

Looking at a picture of the promotion winning team of 1976 led Alan Harrington to reorganise a reunion.

 Taita rugby re-union planned for June.

Comedy for a cause

All money from SpinningTop's Good Guys comedy show goes directly to projects on the Burma-Thai border.

Your laughter can build a school for displaced migrant children in Myanmar at charity comedy gala.

Spruce-up for Stokes Valley

Billie Jessup, 16,  Marcus Keepa, 15, Jacob Te Kira, 14, and  Kody Keepa, 13, have spent the holidays cleaning up Stokes ...

Stokes Valley youth "wide eyed and bushy tailed" for work.

Sport

Can ex-flattie Karaka stop Fowler-Reid?

Central Pulse defender Phoenix Karaka will face her former team the Southern Steel on Monday.

If anyone might know how to stop Southern Steel netball sharpshooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, it could be her former flatmate, Central Pulse defender Phoenix Karaka.

'Sucker punch' leaves Team Welly on the ropes

Conceding a first-half penalty in desperate circumstances was the only blemish on Scott Basalaj's copybook on Sunday.

3-0 down heading into the second leg of the OFC Champions League final against Auckland City, they have it all to do.

Advantage Auckland City in final

Joao Moreira celebrates his second goal.

Team Wellington have a mountain to climb if they're to make a game of it in second leg of OFC Champions League final.

Harbour City on top, nets get a smashing

Eastern Hutt player Kat O'Callaghan scored a hat-trick against Indians.

Hockey goalkeepers were an endangered species in Wellington hockey.

Wairarapa lose in thriller, Stop Out go top

Micky Malivuk (Stop Out, left) and Josh Stevenson (Napier City Rovers) challenge for the ball at Hutt Park.

A log jam forms at the top of the Central League, after Wairarapa United lose.

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