Mount Vernon is on the market for the first time in its 135-year history.

For sale after 135 years video

5 min ago  The Hawke's Bay mansion comes with a grand foyer,  library, museum and kauri stairs.

Jail for ministry fraud

Joanne Harrison, also known as Joanne Sharp, admitted defrauding taxpayers of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

4:06 PM  Joanne Harrison left the country as the Serious Fraud Office investigated but returned to face the charges.

More wardens, fewer tickets gallery

If you think you are seeing more parking wardens in Wellington, your eyes are not deceiving you.

Missing out on quake money

Hundreds applied for quake relief, but at least one intended recipient is yet to see any of it.

ACC declines gastro compo

3:53 PM  Council considers fund for those affected by gastro outbreak after ACC declines compo.

Google techs eye Wellington

3:27 PM  A free trip to the capital seems to have lured some high-profile techies.

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Trixie suffers bad fall

Trixie Cottingham, who complained after MidCentral proposed cutting her home help, is glad to be back home after a ...

3:41 PM  "Down I went, porridge, muesli, and blood all over me, down to the floor."

Masterton District Council set for trading vote

It's nearly D-Day for a decision on Easter Sunday trading in Masterton.

Carterton approves Easter trading

Cobb & Co eyes Porirua

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Google techs eye Wellington

Google techs are among the 5000 people who have registered with LookSee Wellington.

A free trip to the capital seems to have lured some high-profile techies.

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.

Cobb & Co eyes Porirua

Cobb & Co is making a comeback around the country.

The home of NZ's first McDonald's is keen to bring back family friendly Cobb & Co, but not everyone's impressed.

Post uniforms become bags

Habiba Orabi proudly shows off a bag she made.

A practical way to reduce plastic bag use.

Leak delay blamed on traffic

Authorities have denied a delay in fixing a leak in a quiet York Bay street resulted from the need for a traffic ...

Woman told a leak could not be fixed without a traffic management plan.

Comment

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.

The Ohariu charade

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne.

Opinion: This year, both Tory and Green supporters could be holding their nose as they cast their vote in Ohariu.

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

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.

A lighthouse keeper's daughter

Gwen McDonald had an idyllic childhood with her parents Bill and Kitty Kemp  who were lighthouse keepers.

 Gwen McDonald loves the wind at Baring Head.

It's all bag

The dog as accessory.

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

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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