Former Kirkcaldie & Stains doorman Neville Wellbourn is back on welcoming duties at David Jones.

Now for the shoppers

After a gala opening night, Wellington's David Jones is now set to open its doors to the public.

Drink-drive deaths up

Drive-Press January 10

Lowering the drink-driving limit had little effect on reducing deaths last year.

Petone a pie-lover's paradise

Looking for the best gourmet meat pie in the country? Look no further than Petone.

Eyesore, or heritage building?

Ratepayers could foot bill as architecture group tries to save Gordon Wilson flats.

Dogfight at the Dorchester

More snarling in court as apartment block directors face opposition from residents.

Lawyer fights to keep RAM profits

Hamish McIntosh appeals decision ordering him to hand back $450,000 he withdrew from massive ponzi scheme.

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News

Police investigating robberies

Police want to identify two men who robbed Zabeels Sports Bar on King Street North, central Hastings at about 9:30am on ...

Police want leads on robberies at two Hastings sport bars.

Car crash in Lower Hutt

A person has suffered a neck injury in Haywards Hill crash..

'Stranger danger' warning

Hawke's Bay doctor shortage

business

Why Indonesia should be on the business radar

John Key talks to media in Surabaya, Indonesia.

OPINION: Indonesia is rapidly evolving into mega economy and of increasing importance to New Zealand.

Eyesore, or heritage building?

An appeal has been lodged against the decision to delist the former Housing NZ complex, built in the 1950s.

Ratepayers could foot bill as architecture group tries to save Gordon Wilson flats.

Andrea Moore turns to crowdfunding video

An Andrea Moore show at New Zealand Fashion Week, where the new I Am range will be launched.

The Kiwi fashion designer has big plans to grow her label though Farmers.

Lawyer fights to keep RAM profits

Hamish McIntosh says that despite the profit being fictitious, his initial investment with RAM would still be worth more now.

Hamish McIntosh appeals decision ordering him to hand back $450,000 he withdrew from massive ponzi scheme.

YHA hostels go solar

Ben Cloake, left, sales manager at Sunshine Solar and Chris Sperring, central area manager for YHA New Zealand, atop the ...

The charity is investing $2.7m in building one of the largest solar networks in the country.

Comment

Editorial: High-stakes bet on Wellington

The first David Jones store outside Australia has opened in Wellington.

OPINION: David Jones could give the city a blast of retail energy.

Greed is good prevails

We're checking out on our last student party, that's what, all cheap plonk and cannabis.

OPINION: Business language has replaced the language of ethics, with its boring focus on fairness, and the world has never seemed more dangerous - in our lifetime - than it does now.

People persuasion the key

Whio families thrive when effective pest control is in place - these birds have established a habitat in the Ruahine ...

OPINION: The Government has announced plans to form a joint-venture company to spearhead pest eradication efforts and exterminate all rats, stoats and possums in New Zealand by 2050.

Fixing our murder law stuff nation

The 17-year prison sentences for the manslaughter of Moko Rangitoheriri drew a public outcry as some thought the two ...

OPINION: This is why we need "degrees" of murder and corporate manslaughter charges.

Editorial: Odds against Mallard

Trevor Mallard has been MP for Hutt South since 1993.

OPINION: Trevor Mallard has had a chequered record in the House, but that could be a help to him.

Culture

Four festival films to see this week

Cristian Mungiu's Graduation is a nuanced and endlessly debatable piece of work.

Ex-Wellingtonian's documentary 'challenging' and 'completely unforgettable'

Album Review: The Gurdjeiff Ensemble, Komita

The Gurdjieff Ensemble's  Komita is out now.

REVIEW: The Gurdjieff Ensemble's latest offers slow, methodical, gentle music.

Bay Shorts entries pour in

One of the HB Shorts organisers Deborah Burnside collects entries from the post box.

Entries are pouring in for this year's HB Shorts writing, art and poetry competition - pleasing the event's organisers. 

Crossword solutions: Wednesday, July 27

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

Sir Richard unveils secrets video

Richard Taylor debuts the first sneak peek at designs for Ghost in the Shell, at Comi-Con in San Diego.

Weta's special effects guru debuts the first sneak peek of Ghost in the Shell designs at Comic-Con.

Capital Life

9 common lies you tell the doctor

Sometimes we lie because we don't think the doctor needs to know, and sometimes we lie purely out of habit.

"I only drink occasionally." Sound familiar?

Te Papa? Piece of cake

Anna Schouten, of Go Cake Yourself, shows Chocolate Festival co-founder Iva Sajdl her chocolate Te Papa cake.

Go Cake Yourself owner Anna Schouten spent four days creating a Te Papa cake to be displayed at next month's NZ Chocolate Festival.

Teen's composition on song

Stokes Valley 18-year-old Liam Furey has won a nationwide prize for an original chamber music composition.

Liam Furey prefers not to talk about his earliest pieces of musical composition.

Al Brown shows his green thumb

Al Brown is now the official ambassador for Garden to Table.

Restaurateur Al Brown is now the official ambassador of Garden to Table, a charity helping schools teach Kiwi kids about good nutrition.

A taste of... Neo Cafe & Eatery

The vegetarian burger at Neo.

These guys do the most user-friendly brews around.

Sport

Don't write Coles off yet

Captain Dane Coles of the Hurricanes leaves the field with an injury during the Super Rugby quarterfinal.

Canes captain understood to be testing rib protectors in order to play in the Super Rugby semifinals.

Aumua stars in Stream's big win gallery video

St Pat's Silverstream's Albert Polu runs with the ball in his side's win over St Pat's Town on Wednesday.

St Pat's Siverstream thrashed their traditional Town rivals at rugby on Wednesday.

Kiwi refs overlooked for semis

Jaco Peyper, right, standing with Chiefs' flanker and co-captain Sam Cane, will control the Lions versus Highlanders ...

Kiwi whistleblowers consigned to assistant referee and TMO duties in Super Rugby semis.

Sail to start for Phoenix in China

Oliver Sail will be the Phoenix goalkeeper against Beijing BG.

With first-choice goalkeeper Glen Moss out injured, Oliver Sail gets a starting chance.

Vaigafa MVP in national title win

New Zealand under-15 representative Ezrah Vaigafa led his Wellington team to a national title over the weekend.

The Rongotai College junior basketballer has added another accolade to his already impressive list.

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