"It seems this little fellow was a fan too."

Wasp in Whittaker's honey choc

"He texted me saying 'is it supposed to have a wasp in it?' I replied 'ew'."

Boy hurt 'in escape'

Taradale Primary School, Napier, where a nine-year-old boy was critically injured in an "unfortunate accident".

12:16 PM  A boy critically injured in a school window may have been trying to escape after toilet door became stuck.

Station 'slasher' arrest

Man arrested after an alleged unprovoked attack at Waikanae train station.

No paint lines, must waive fines

Wellington City Council's efforts to beautify the streets could cost it thousands of dollars.

Park and be damned, she says

Thorndon residents are not happy their suburb contains three residential parking zones.

Cyclist seriously injured by car

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after being hit by car in Newlands.

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Cop killer denied parole

Andrew Popo was found guilty of manslaughter after running down Porirua police officer Derek Wootton.

1:28 PM  Man nearly seven years into eight year, nine month sentence for manslaughter of police officer, is again denied parole.

Bothersome bikes in Bothamley

Motorcyclists are breaking the law in Porirua's Bothamley Park

Project showcases young performers

Football-mad kids to take part in World Cup


Port guilty over crushing death

CentrePort worker Mark Samoa was killed when a forklift driver failed to see him and pushed two huge packs of paper pulp together, crushing him on  January 20, 2013.

Sisters of a man who died after being crushed between two pulp bales cried in court as they told of the impact of his death.

Fifa U-20 raises capital's profile

Despite tens of millions tuning in to Wellington for under-20 football, Wellington may see little gain from it.

Eketahuna Commerical Hotel managers Phil Ryan and Kaye Brotherton.

A town with no pub video

Locals up in arms as last orders are called at Eketahuna's only pub.


No reward from Little risk

Prime Minister John Key leads a risk-averse party.

OPINION: They say politics is the art of the possible, but it's equally the art of deciding what it's possible to risk.

Kiwi climate change plan 'innovative and promising'

OPINION: New Zealand can play a huge part in climate change talks this year, writes Professor Dave Frame.

National MPs applaud following Bill English's Budget speech.

Parliament yawns while problems mount

OPINION: Parliament's workload is light under a do-little government.


Crossword solutions: Thursday, May 28

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

Mapp and Lucia's comedy of manners remains timeless

REVIEW: In Mapp and Lucia Miranda Richardson sports flashes and gnashes in such a way as a smile from her is like the threat of battery acid.

Circus performers from Awkward Productions entertain crowds at Fever Pitch, Civic Square, as part of the FIFA U-20 World Cup festivities.

What's on in Wellington

What's on in Wellington over the next week.

Capital Life

Rude food, bar the mayo

Crafters & Co bar, Victoria St, Wellington.

Disruptive roadworks actually do patrons a good turn on this occasion.

My Secret Wellington

Elizabeth Connor is a meditating scientist.

St Patrick's College pictured in 1928, at its original location next to the Basin Reserve.

Bastion of Wellington Catholic education demolished

New Zealand's first Catholic boys' college was torn down in 1980, after nearly a century.


Hurricanes eye wounded Crusaders in Nelson

Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd can manage his players' workloads during the final three weeks of Super Rugby.

Team lists speak volumes for two teams' contrasting fortunes ahead of Super Rugby clash.

Town beat College in thriller

St Pat's Town have beaten Wellington College 15-11 in a tight and tense traditional rugby clash.

Jamie Siddons was named Wellington coach of the year in his time in the captial.

Firebirds coach Siddons sets sail for South Australia

Aussie's tenure with Wellington Firebirds over as he take South Australia job.

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