The "gnominator" was among the recovered garden ornaments.

Sherlock Gnomes video

A huge haul of stolen garden gnomes found in a Hawke's Bay home has been linked to meth dealing.

Port future on the table

Wellington property developer Ian Cassels has his own ideas of what CentrePort should look like

Call for future of CentrePort to be rethought in light of damage caused by the November quake.

Student fares in sight

Wellington's mayor says funding could be found to subsidise public transport for students.

'She came across so sweet'

For some, Joanne Harrison's jail sentence has been a relief. For others, it raises more questions than it answers.

Homes evacuated over grenade

9:26 PM  Houses in Wellington were cleared after the discovery of an old grenade in a gutter.

Beggar jailed for fraud

$380 a week from WINZ wasn't enough, says beggar convicted of fraud.

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Striking the right chord with Maori Party video

In partnership: Mana Party leader Hone Harawira, Maori Party candidate for Te Tai Hauauru Howie Tamati, Maori Party ...

OPINION: The fight between Labour and the Maori Party is heating up. National will happily stoke it.

Expressway negotiations turn sour

Pair believe NZTA have not properly compensated them for the loss of their business to make way for the expressway.

Should kids ride on footpaths? video

Power lines' link to fire probed

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CentrePort future on the table

Wellington property developer Ian Cassels has his own ideas of what CentrePort should look like

Call for future of CentrePort to be rethought in light of damage caused by the November quake.

Cheaper student fares on horizon

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Wellington's mayor says room could be found in the budget to subsidise public transport for students.

Expressway negotiations turn sour

Murray Livingstone in front of the new Poplar Ave roundabout, which has been built as part of Kapiti Expressway ...

Pair believe NZTA have not properly compensated them for the loss of their business to make way for the expressway.

Carterton approves Easter trading

Carterton's main street, which will be busier on Easter Sunday in the future.

Shoppers needn't stay home on Easter Sunday, the Carterton District Council has decided.

Record new consents for Capital

Wellington City Council is progressing towards achieving its annual 1500 target for new building consents, with 1204 new ...

Wellington Mayor says rash of new residential building consents for the capital will ease affordability.

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Rats an unprecedented threat

A rat trap making volunteer day on Stewart Island.

 Opinion: An explosion of the rat population on Stewart Island, a vital part of the conservation estate, is not a good look amid pledges of making New Zealand predator-free by 2050, say a group of perennial trampers.

School starts and kids' well-being

Moving to an earlier age for starting school  could mean less choice, less flexibility, and lower ability to be ...

OPINION: Having children start school before their fifth birthday may not really be good for them.

Harawira tries again

Mana Party Leader Hone Harawira and Maori Party MP Te Ururoa Flavell competing at the 2017 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals.

It's the deal-making season for politicians. The latest is the proposed marriage between Mana's Hone Harawira and the Maori Party, the group he divorced with such biting acrimony back in 2011.

A connection to communities

Snipping the ribbon on the first section of the Kapiti Expressway is Transport Minister Simon Bridges, Te Ati Awa iwi ...

Opinion: The Kapiti Expressway, a project that started in an adversarial climate, is finishing with a strong degree of community buy-in.

It's all bag

The dog as accessory.

Opinion: It was a dog day afternoon for Jane Bowron.

Culture

The Lads find their niche

Steve King and Mark Millard are probably New Zealand's most popular Christian kids music duo.

A Kiwi duo making Christian music for kids have struck it big overseas.

Interesting ideas, excellent dancing

Samuel Hall's Subsequent Slavery offered up an interesting idea that could perhaps be developed further.

REVIEW: The Toi Poneke Dance Residency show offered up interesting ideas and entertaining works.

Tinie Tempah's Kiwi motivation

Tinie Tempah has two shows coming up in Auckland and Wellington.

The UK rapper's looking for some music guinea pigs in NZ, and he wants to film a music video.

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, February 21

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

Homegrown set to sell out

More than 40 acts will play the annual festival on Wellington's Waterfront in front of about 20,000 punters.

There will be no shortage of people enjoying some choice Kiwi music at Homegrown next month.

Capital Life

Cheaper student fares on horizon

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Go Wellington bus

Wellington's mayor says room could be found in the budget to subsidise public transport for students.

Record new consents for Capital

Wellington City Council is progressing towards achieving its annual 1500 target for new building consents, with 1204 new ...

Wellington Mayor says rash of new residential building consents for the capital will ease affordability.

All the fun of the fair

Here's hoping for a blue sky day on February 25.

A blue sky day is wanted for the Upper Hutt Summer Carnival on February 25.

Lives on hold to save whales

Marine mammal medics, from left: Cameron Sang, Natalia Parra-Sierra and Britta Hollmann head out to provide first aid to ...

When hundreds of whales stranded at Farewell Spit, Cameron Sang and Britta Hollmann dropped everything.

Mt Cook a heart stopper

A near-death experience has Hutt City Cr Chris Milne thinking of climbing Mt Cook.

Heart failure leads to desire to climb Mt Cook.

Sport

Team Wellington crowdfund OCL shortfall

Southern United's Andy Mulligan challenges Leo Villa of Team Wellington during the Football match at Rugby Park in ...

Franchise needs $25,000 to cover final costs of travelling to New Caledonia for Oceania's showpiece club competition.

Tawa-Lyndhurst, Paraparaumu dominant

Issac Becroft plays for Wellington club in Wellington premier tennis.

Defending champions continue to lead Wellington premier tennis competitions.

Coles: Fittest I've seen the team video

Hurricanes fullback Nehe Milner-Skudder, centre, took only a limited part in the team's clash with the Crusaders due to ...

Nehe Milner-Skudder the only slight injury concern for the Hurricanes.

Maori rugby showpiece in town soon

Former Wairarapa Rugby player of the year James Goodger is in the tournament side.

Masterton hosts some of Maori rugby's top talent in March.  

Round The Bays recap gallery

190217. News. KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ. Cigna Round the Bays,Wellington. Ten year old Amelie Tobin has a message for her mum.

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