07072015 News. Cameron Burnell/Fairfax NZ.  Bill Ryalls on his boat Segara.

Kiwis prove home is where heart is

2:59 PM  Nearly 100,000 people in NZ, like Bill and Penne, live in an "other occupied private dwelling".

Fraud charge: $1.42m

Accused Suzanne Davies at the start of her trial at Wellington District Court for $1.42 million fraud.

Former Zip Plumbing employee goes on trial accused of $1.42m cheque fraud.

Snap your phone for a bus fare video

Android smartphones pay a bus or taxi fare and parking with Snapper from Tuesday.

Sleet expected in Welly CBD

3:18 PM  Severe weather hits NZ with snow in the south as thunderstorms brew in the north.

Burglars take schools' laptops

Laptops, a TV and a guitar have been stolen from three Lower Hutt schools over the past fortnight.

Canes re-sign rising star No 10

NZ under-20s and Maori All Black first five-eighth Otere Black signs 2-year deal.

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News

Outlet City expansion planned

An artist's impression of Outlet City's proposed redevelopments.

3:28 PM  Outlet City celebrated its first birthday earlier this year and is already planning its next big step in business.

Golden lining for Canes fan, age 10

3:05 PM  A hard hat made for half-time happiness for one young Hurricanes fan from Auckland.

Junior Rangers take home conservation message video

Top court hears Red Devils case

Business

Outlet City expansion planned

An artist's impression of Outlet City's proposed redevelopments.

3:28 PM  Outlet City celebrated its first birthday earlier this year and is already planning its next big step in business.

Arts and Crafts treasure up for sale

A piece of Lower Hutt history goes on the market.

Summerset chief executive Julian Cook said the retirement village company hit a new sales record in the half-year to June 30.

Summerset Group sales record

Summerset has recorded its highest level of half year sales this year.

Comment

Damage lingers long after waters recede

Houses in Matata after being destroyed by huge floods and slips in 2005.

The mental health effects of flooding go on for years afterwards.

Tickets not the only thing scalped

OPINION: Ticket scalping is just taking the free market to its logical extreme.

Verena Maeder faces a three-month prison sentence if she is convicteed of trespass for her part in a Greenpeace protest on the roof of Parliament.

Why I climbed Parliament

OPINION: Nelson activist Verena Maeder explains why she risked a prison sentence to call for action on climate change.

Culture

Humanity in the grimmest of settings

Sven Pannell, left, speaks to Magnus Mazimpaka, a journalist working for the Rwanda New Times in Kigali.

Wellington film-maker Sven Pannell returns to Rwanda 10 years later to track down his saviour.

Porirua dancer aiming high

Rose Chim has her sights set on the international stage after moving up from domestic competitions.

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Crossword solutions: Tuesday, July 7

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

Capital Life

Pencil drawing sells for six figures

'Dinner Time' by British artist L S Lowry commanded $95,000 at Dunbar Sloane's Wellington auction on Wednesday. The work beat Lowry's previous record for a work on paper of AUD $38,000, setting an Australasian record.

Pencil drawing of working-class men eating dinner snapped up for six figures in Wellington.

Tun of fun: Crafting own hop heaven

A Wellington brewing enterprise enables quaffers to make their own hoppy concoctions.

An anti-submarine boom linked Eastbourne to Ward Island during World War II.

Wartime bridge a challenge to the brave

Only the brave and lawless risked a rickety wartime bridge linking Eastbourne to Ward Island.

Sport

Golden lining for Canes fan, age 10

Alex Hall with his  grandfather Graeme Hall at the Super 15 rugby final in Wellington.

3:05 PM  A hard hat made for half-time happiness for one young Hurricanes fan from Auckland.

Day passes back to attract sevens fans

Prices have been cut, and day passes brought back in a bid to lure sevens fans back to Wellington in January.

Titahi Bay darts player Craig Caldwell has struck top form.

Caldwell likes the lights

Craig Caldwell is a busy man in the darts world this month and next.

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