Wellington City Council is understood to have made a deal to sell its land at Shelly Bay to  developer Ian Cassels.

From Shelly Bay to Sausalito

Land sale could lead to revamp of derelict buildings on Wellington's Miramar Peninsula.

'Reckless' bottle attack

A an empty spirit bottle was thrown through a car windscreen narrowly missing the driver.

7:45 AM  A driver escaped serious injury after a glass bottle smashed his windscreen while on the open road.

Gastro answers sought

7:38 AM  They came in their droves to the Baptist church on the edge of town to find out how the evil got into their water.

Mayoral profile: Nick Leggett video

Wellington mayoral candidate Nick Leggett - carpetbagger or new energy for the capital?

Porirua bus hits road block

City Council was given $60,000 to buy a community bus back in April, so where is it?

Should ratepayers buy Vic campus?

One Wellington mayoral candidate thinks so, but others have scoffed at the suggestion.

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Bus service road block could be cleared

Horizons wants to extend its bus services with a Levin to Waikanae link.

7:38 AM  Regional councillors are trying to break down the tyranny of a border between them.

Body confirmed as missing Kiwi

Australian police confirm death of former Wellingtonian Michael Huria, who went missing near Perth.

$10 campus could sell for $20m video

Gas scare at Napier Port

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Shelly Bay a step closer to Sausalito

Wellington City Council is understood to have made a deal to sell its land at Shelly Bay to  developer Ian Cassels.

Wellington City Council land sale to developer could see revamp of collection of derelict buildings.

Wellington mayoral profile: Nick Leggett video

Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett is standing for the Wellington mayoralty.

Wellington mayoral candidate Nick Leggett - carpetbagger or new energy for the capital?

Rich-lister can claim water theft

Wellington property developer Eyal Aharoni, who accused Arrow International NZ of of stealing water for its loos and its ...

Freedom of expression prevails after developer accuses rival of stealing toilet water.

Rates 'unlikely to go to zero'

Reserve Bank assistant governor and head of economics, Dr John McDermott, pictured during a select committee briefing ...

Reserve Bank won't "rule out" slashing official cash rate to zero, but doesn't expect to.

Women-only gyms split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it's happening.

Comment

The wonder of the watch

If you need a watch to say you've made it you've made nothing but a fool of yourself.

OPINION: Time marches - even for a watch

97pc of annual catch above sustainable limits

The seafood sector will become increasingly important as a provider of top quality protein – enough for 2.3 billion ...

OPINION: Quota Management System bulwarks one of the world's best managed fisheries.

Campus sale leaves vacuum

Victoria University says it will sell its Karori campus, which began in 1970 as Wellington Teachers' College.

OPINION: Victoria's decision is not a surprise, but it means other public bodies will need to act.

Council should fill campus hole

Victoria University says it will sell its Karori campus because it is surplus to requirements.

OPINION: Karori shouldn't be left without basic community assets because Victoria University is selling up.

Juggling act of competing interests

The separation of Britain from the EU will be occurring against a disquieting background of rising influence inside ...

OPINION: NZ interests and emotional ties are obviously affected by Britain's decision to leave the EU.

Culture

Coming full circle at Circa

CHEERS: The cast raise their glasses to 40 years of Roger Hall at Circa Theatre.

Forty years of Circa Theatre and the work of playwright Roger Hall are being celebrated with a new play.

New home for sculpture

Artist Patrick Leeming standing with the mural Flight he sculpted in 1970.\

​Almost 50 years after it was made, a sculpture has a new home in Wellington.

Concert tour combines jazz and classical

Wellington musician Rodger Fox.

Musician Rodger Fox will be merging his band with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for a national concert tour.

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, August 30

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

Post a simple but affecting story

No Post on Sundayis an original and fascinating story around neighbourhoods and communities.

REVIEW: No Post On Sunday is full of quirky humour

Capital Life

Cycling mum's road safety message

Rebecca Kendall was nearly killed in a cycling accident in 2015. Having three children, including newly born Noah, has ...

Cycling mum forgives the driver who nearly killed her.

Kicking for the top

Left to right: World Seido Karate Organisation founder and chairman Tadashi Nakamura with Tony Gaeta and Nidaime Akira ...

Tony Gaeta, of South Wellington Seido Karate, has been promoted from fifth dan to sixth dan in New York by the Grandmaster of the martial art.

New home for sculpture

Artist Patrick Leeming standing with the mural Flight he sculpted in 1970.\

​Almost 50 years after it was made, a sculpture has a new home in Wellington.

Try creepy-crawly dumplings

House of Dumplings' Vicky Ha samples a cricket, while holding  a batch of her limited edition duck and cricket dumplings.

Wellington's Queen of Dumplings Vicky Ha has added an unconventional ingredient to a limited-edition dumpling.

A taste of ... Dragonfly

Nori squid and sriracha mayonnaise at Dragonfly.

A taste of… Dragonfly

Sport

Tuivaiti shaking up Pulse

Cathrine Tuivaiti is leaving Auckland to join the Central Pulse.

Cathrine Tuivaiti is heading south to join the Central Pulse in 2017, replacing departing Maia Wilson.

Wellington College start Rankin strongly

The Wellington College first X1 hockey team after taking out the Wellington secondary schools  competition, beating ...

Wellington College claim the Premier 1 title and start the national championships in fine form.

Lions still battling at the breakdown

Wellington Lions captain Brad Shields was caught out by the new breakdown laws in his first game playing under them ...

Rugby's trial breakdown laws have created a couple of strange new roles.

Six personal best swims

29082016 sport photo: BW Media. Wellington's Capital Swim Club swimmer Lewis Clareburt who beat his three personal best ...

A Wellington swimmer might be the next hope for international glory after he broke his personal bests six times at one swimming meet.

Town claim boys' basketball title

Corey Le'aupepe drives hard to the rim for St Patrick's College, Town, in their Pohlen Cup final win over Wellington ...

St Pat's Town win Pohlen Cup with 14-point win over Wellington College in the final.

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