Forced marriages rise

NZ faces a growing problem of forced and underage marriages, as well as bride-burning and acid attacks.

Drinking culture

Where are nation's most dangerous drinkers?

Hawke's Bay has NZ's most dangerous drinkers - but nobody is sure why.

Fresh hope in Stewart mystery

Fresh leads have emerged in one of Wellington's most mysterious cold cases.

Man killed after rolling vehicle 

A man has been found dead in rural Hawke's Bay after he rolled an all terrain vehicle near his home. 

Euthanasia case set out

Lecretia Seales' court case extends beyond her, and puts others' lives at risk, opponents say.

Bridges urges more electric cars

Minister will be pushing for more electric cars when he attends an international summit.

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News

Rescue turns focus on Kaye Stewart mystery

Retired Wellington physiotherapist Kaye Stewart, who went missing in June 2005 in Rimutaka Forest Park and is presumed dead.

One of Wellington's enduring mysteries may get a helping hand after a missing runner's rescue in Rimutaka Forest Park.

Sunday-Star Times wins weekly newspaper of the year

Victory for the Sunday Star-Times in weekly newspaper of the year highlighted a strong showing at the Canon Media Awards by Fairfax New Zealand journalists on Friday night.

Uber's wishlist to government

Stranger asks girl into his car

Business

Lack of quake help disappoints

Wellington's quake-damaged Old Public Trust Building will be strengthened for the Culture and Heritage Ministry.

Commercial building owners say it's ironic a building has to collapse for it to get tax relief

Higher airfares with new tax

The Government announced in Thursday's Budget that it will sting passengers with $22 in arrival and departure taxes.

Budget a stable platform for business growth

A $40 million investment in Te Papa, the prospect of more jobs, higher wages and the signalling of further tax cuts was good news on Budget day for Wellington, business leaders say.

Comment

Dying Dad taught me how to live

Duncan Garner says we let work distract us from what really matters: family, friends and the joys of new experiences.

OPINION: Duncan Garner: So, Dad, it's five years ago this week that you died of cancer.

Editorial: Just a first step against poverty

OPINION: The Government has made a start on the problem of child poverty. It is not a big step, because the cupboard is bare, but it is something.

If Finance Minister Bill English pushes out achieving a Budget surplus for a couple of years more his reputation will be  dented.

Editorial: Has the boom made you better off?

OPINION: The boom has brought only modest gains

Culture

Stunning music, impressive dance in Royal NZ Ballet show

The world premiere of Neil Ieremia's Passchendaele showed that it is one of the choreographer's strongest works.

12:49 PM  REVIEW: The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Salute is a parade of four impressive works.

Museum turns its back on sea

The Museum of Wellington City and Sea is being renamed as part of rebranding for the city's museums.

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Crossword solutions: Saturday, May 23

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

Capital Life

What food says about us

Henry Hargreaves photographing staff members at Matterhorn, for his latest project "Staff Meals". From left, Alex Nguyen, Max Gordy, Henry Hargreaves, Sebastian Abante, Isaac Chamberland and Punit Vetal.

Famous food photographer turns his lens on what restaurants feed their staff.

Gareth Farr's Secret Wellington

Composer Gareth Farr talks about his favourite spots in the capital.

Kate Nunneley, New Zealand's most decorated female tennis player, shown in typical women's sportswear in 1899.

Tennis champion stunned the Antipodes

Kate Nunneley stormed the NZ tennis scene in 1895, starting a reign of glory over a decade long.

Sport

Leota wants Central Pulse to play with courage

Wing attack Liana Leota wants the Central Pulse to have the courage to push passes under pressure.

After 12 of this year's 14 rounds, the struggling franchise sit fourth in their conference, with just three wins to their name.

Black Caps bowling loads bother video

Ragged finish to day's play by Kiwi pacemen realises fear of a lack of warmup matches for IPL stars.

Warriors league player Ben Matulino returned to his old school, St Bernadette's in Naenae, to hand out raincoats for the kids.

Matulino back in old neighbourhood

Warriors prop Ben Matulino returned to his old primary school in Naenae to hand out some raincoats.

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