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Downpour floods homes

Wellington city is hit by heavy rain as a fisherman at Oriental Bay gets to work on Monday.

17 min ago  Heavy rain has hit Wellington, flooding homes and buildings.

Poppies knitted to adorn battlefield marker

5:39 AM  A cross that once marked the World War One battlefield grave of a New Zealand soldier became an Anzac centennial focus for parishioners at St Mary's Anglican Church in Silverstream. 

Upper Hutt shines at brass champs

DNA secrets revealed

Business

Shanghai tucks into Kiwi pies

Tuck Shop Pies are popular in China.

5:00 AM  What started out as a hangover cure for expats is now a thriving business in China

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?

The new general manager of Greytown's White Swan hotel, Dale Keith, plans to capitalise on growing numbers of national and international tourists visiting Wairarapa.

Country pub spreads wings

The new manager of the landmark pub is aiming for a difficult balance: attracting upmarket clientele, without alienating faithful locals.

Comment

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.

5:00 AM  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

Crossword solutions: Saturday, April 25

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

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, April 28

5:00 AM  Solutions to The Dominion Post's daily back-page crossword are available here.

One of the paintings, by Corporal Ernest Casey, that is showing in St Paul's as part of a WWI exhibition.

WWI exhibition at St Paul's

A Titahi Bay woman is the brains behind a World War I exhibition at St Paul's Cathedral.

Capital Life

Harlem Globetrotters thrill Basin Reserve crowd

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

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

Turkish hero remembered

It was a bleak, chilly day when a memorial Kamal Ataturk was unveiled in Wellington 25 years ago.

Andy Lee is in Wellington to support the Carlton Blues, as they take on the St Kilda Saints in an Anzac Day AFL match at Westpac Stadium today.

Aussie Rules and toads in blenders

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

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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