Wainuiomata traffic island on Parkway has enraged motorists.

Stop-go for traffic island video

4:42 PM  Contractors scramble to widen a road after they plonked a traffic island in prematurely.

Gas fear at Napier port

01042016. Photo: CATHERINE HARRIS/FAIRFAX NZ
Logs at the Te Horo site where new health and safety rules are already ...

3:47 PM  Workers tested for exposure to methyl bromide after release of log fumigant.

Gastro outbreak: No plan

4:58 PM  Hastings' response plan for water contamination was supposed to be finished by December. It's still being written.

Shelly Bay a step closer to Sausalito

8 min ago  Council land sale to developer could see revamp of collection of derelict buildings.

'I'm not your fugitive'

Police yet to apologise after mistaking Wellington man for armed man on the run.

Victoria campus sale cleared video

3:49 PM  Uni bought Karori site for $10. Now they could sell it for $20m. OPINION : Sale leaves a hole

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Bunnings revamp brings 25 jobs

Bunnings has announced plans to open a new, larger store in Hastings.

0 min ago  A new, larger, store for Hastings will double the number of Bunnings workers employed in the town.

Six personal best swims

12 min ago  A Wellington swimmer might be the next hope for international glory after he broke his personal bests six times at one swimming meet.

Cycling mum's road safety message

House fire in Napier

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Shelly Bay a step closer to Sausalito

Wellington City Council is understood to have made a deal to sell its land at Shelly Bay to  developer Ian Cassels.

City Council land sale to developer could see revamp of collection of derelict buildings.

Rich-lister can claim water theft

Wellington property developer Eyal Aharoni, who accused Arrow International NZ of of stealing water for its loos and its ...

Freedom of expression prevails after developer accuses rival of stealing toilet water.

Rates 'unlikely to go to zero'

Reserve Bank assistant governor and head of economics, Dr John McDermott, pictured during a select committee briefing ...

Reserve Bank won't "rule out" slashing official cash rate to zero, but doesn't expect to.

Women-only gyms split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it's happening.

Orbit House for sale

Wellington's Orbit House is 65 per cent of the new building standard (NBS).

Orbit House in Dixon St is on the market.

Comment

Council should fill campus hole

Victoria University says it will sell its Karori campus because it is surplus to requirements.

OPINION: Karori shouldn't be left without basic community assets because Victoria University is selling up.

Juggling act of competing interests

The separation of Britain from the EU will be occurring against a disquieting background of rising influence inside ...

OPINION: NZ interests and emotional ties are obviously affected by Britain's decision to leave the EU.

Political neutrality always to forefront

The building housing Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment staff.

OPINION: Within the public service, what has remained constant are the bottom line principles of political neutrality and providing free, frank and fearless advice.

Online school plan fails to convince

Education Minister Hekia Parata wants to change the law to allow children to do all their education online.

OPINION: The default presumption should continue to be that children attend a physical school.

Garner: A solution for sex offenders

Placing a sex offender near Maungaraki School proves Corrections needs a total overhaul of how they handle these cases.

Community fury at sex offenders living in their street is understandable - but we can't allow mob justice to take over.

Culture

Coming full circle at Circa

CHEERS: The cast raise their glasses to 40 years of Roger Hall at Circa Theatre.

Forty years of Circa Theatre and the work of playwright Roger Hall are being celebrated with a new play.

New home for sculpture

Artist Patrick Leeming standing with the mural Flight he sculpted in 1970.\

​Almost 50 years after it was made, a sculpture has a new home in Wellington.

Concert tour combines jazz and classical

Wellington musician Rodger Fox.

Musician Rodger Fox will be merging his band with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for a national concert tour.

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, August 30

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Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

Post a simple but affecting story

No Post on Sundayis an original and fascinating story around neighbourhoods and communities.

REVIEW: No Post On Sunday is full of quirky humour

Capital Life

Cycling mum's road safety message

Rebecca Kendall was nearly killed in a cycling accident in 2015. Having three children, including newly born Noah, has ...

Cycling mum forgives the driver who nearly killed her.

New home for sculpture

Artist Patrick Leeming standing with the mural Flight he sculpted in 1970.\

​Almost 50 years after it was made, a sculpture has a new home in Wellington.

Last-chance burgers in Welly

Five Boroughs' "turducken down" burger has sold more than 2000 servings since August 12.

Just when you thought WOAP was over - these restaurants still have their burgers on the go.

Women-only gyms split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it's happening.

Poetry and policy

At 72, Johnson is one of the oldest mayoral candidates, but brings a lifetime of experience in public policy. He reckons ...

Keith Johnson promises common sense and prudent policy if elected Wellington's mayor.

Sport

Six personal best swims

29082016 sport photo: BW Media. Wellington's Capital Swim Club swimmer Lewis Clareburt who beat his three personal best ...

A Wellington swimmer might be the next hope for international glory after he broke his personal bests six times at one swimming meet.

Town claim boys' basketball title

Corey Le'aupepe drives hard to the rim for St Patrick's College, Town, in their Pohlen Cup final win over Wellington ...

St Pat's Town win Pohlen Cup with 14-point win over Wellington College in the final.

St Mary's ready for HGHS

Dhys Faleafaga claims a lineout as St Mary's College beat Feilding High School in the Hurricanes region rugby final on ...

The Wellington girls' school became the first from the capital to qualify for the national first XV top four. 

Tuivaiti replaces Wilson at Pulse

Cathrine Tuivaiti is leaving Auckland to join the Central Pulse.

Cathrine Tuivaiti is heading south to join the Central Pulse in 2017, replacing departing Maia Wilson.

HIBS boys do it again

HIBS Blake Sinden, left, battles for possession in the Youth Championship Premier Football final at Memorial Park. HIBS ...

HIBS footballers defend youth premiership titel

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