Flooding in the seaside suburb of Lyall Bay along Wellington's south coast near the airport.

No quick fix for wet Welly gallery video

1:41 PM  There is no 'quick fix for problems with the capital's drainage systems, council says.

Teeth-pulling rape trial

Philip Lyle Hansen appears in Wellington District Court on Tuesday morning.

Philip Hansen will go to trial after pleading not guilty to 11 charges, including removing teeth during sex.

Man who set teen alight on the run

12:42 PM  Man who lit a teen on fire at a party as others held him down breached parole conditions.

Cameras target red-light runners video

1:20 PM  Police install camera at NZ's worst red-light-running spot hoping to reduce risky driving.

PM 'needs to be tough': Little

Labour leader calls on PM to take harder stance on Saudi Arabia's human rights record.

Landlord: Restaurant, not bar

A Wellington landlord would prefer to see an upmarket restaurant in former 3C premises.

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News

Banks seeks acquittal over lunch dates

John Banks is back at the Court of Appeal in Wellington  wanting the court to reconsider the order that he should face a second trial charged with making a false return of Auckland mayoralty election expenses.

2 min ago  Two lunches, two Americans, two donations: who's telling the truth?

Trust House gearing up for profitability

2 min ago  Sale of prominent business marks end of an important phase for community-owned enterprise.

Taylor makes the cut for national Maori netball team

MacNee fires up for gruelling tasks again

Business

Trust House gearing up for profitability

The Greytown Hotel has been sold by Trust House to private owners.

1 min ago  Sale of prominent business marks end of an important phase for community-owned enterprise.

Weltec move prompts sale

A building currently leased by Weltec is well suited for apartments or student accommodation, agents say.

The Brooksbank building in Haining St, up for sale

A piece of Chinatown up for sale

A building invokes ghosts of Wellington's Chinese past

Comment

Helen Kelly: Keep up the pressure

CTU President Helen Kelly says pressure to improve worker safety has worked in forestry and now the agricultural industry is the target.

OPINION: Workers need a three-pronged approach to improve safety in the workplace.

When sought-after public opinion is ignored

OPINION: Why bother asking citizens to buy into a feel-good share idea scheme and then disregard their suggestions?

There are ways to curb booming Auckland property prices.

Action needed to control housing inflation

OPINION: Despite Bill English saying 'pretty much not really anything' to do about Auckland['s housing boom, there are quite a few things that could be done.

Culture

A very different Don Juan

Don Juan at Circa Two in Wellington - the comedy is verbal, physical and at times surreal.

REVIEW: Don Juan at Circa Two reviewed

Crossword solutions: Saturday, April 25

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

Ace Frehley - it's not true that his appeal is waning, simply becoming more selective.

Ace Frehley plays Wellington

REVIEW: Ace Frehley's Spinal Tap moment

Capital Life

Man Up: Urzila Carlson

Comedian Urzila Carlson talks to Capital Day ahead of her comedy festival show Man Up at Hannah Playhouse, May 5-9.

Urzila Carlson's Comedy Festival show Man Up explores where you fit in society.

Aussie Rules and toads in blenders

Comedian Andy Lee talks about AFL, meeting Hamish Blake, and Gap Year moments.

The Globetrotters had plenty of fun while drubbing their Hawaiian opponents at the Basin Reserve.

Harlem Globetrotters thrill Basin Reserve crowd

A flash squad of barnstorming basketballers stunned Wellington with their skill and antics in 1957.

Sport
Sydney FC's Rhyan Grant comes in for some close attention from Roly Bonevacia during Sunday's A-League match at Westpac Stadium.

Sydney FC take top-two finish from Phoenix's grasp

The Phoenix will likely host Melbourne City next Sunday in an A-League elimination final.

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