Destroyed houses in Badikhel in Godawari district of Nepal

Funding plea for quake village

A Wellington man is raising funds for the small village he was in when the Nepal earthquake struck.

Targeted with stones

140512 GENERIC photo: STACY SQUIRES/FAIRFAX NZ. nz police car showing the words Police across the bonnet

Vandals have been targeting trucks in Pahiatua and owners warn there could be consequences.

Permanent war museum mooted

Wellington's historic Dominion Museum's future may become a permanent war museum

Car parking battle ignited

A row is brewing in Wellington between Living Streets Aotearoa and motorists seeking to park their cars on narrow streets.

Kiwi pilot rescues Everest climbers

Jason Laing plucks dozens of Sherpas and climbers off Everest after quake and avalanche.

Red Cross squad to Nepal video

Kiwis to join Red Cross units from Denmark and the US to set up a comms hub in Kathmandu.

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News

Kiwi pilot rescues Everest climbers

Queenstown pilot Jason Laing is on his third rescue mission in Nepal in a year after Saturday's fatal 7.8 magnitude earthquake.

Jason Laing plucks dozens of Sherpas and climbers off Everest after quake and avalanche.

Peters: Refugee 'disrespected NZ'

A refugee father of 24 killed fighting Islamic State did not respect the Kiwi "way of life" after settling in New Zealand, NZ First leader Winston Peters says.

Lundy to appeal

Developer taken to court

Business

New turf lights up action

Blade Rapira passes the ball to his Marist team-mate Malatai Malatai during the Wairarapa-Bush senior-A club match against Gladstone on the new artificial turf at Trust House Memorial Park in Masterton.

It may have been on an artificial surface but there was nothing fake about the action at Trust House Memorial Park.

A piece of Chinatown up for sale

A building invokes ghosts of Wellington's Chinese past

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

Trust House gearing up for profitability

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

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

Broadhurst: Hurricanes see Crusaders as benchmark

Crusaders openside Richie McCaw shortly after being concussed during his side's Super Rugby match against the Blues.

With or without Richie McCaw, Hurricanes still consider Crusaders to be Super Rugby's benchmark side.

Three awards for Phoenix striker

Striker Nathan Burns scored a hattrick at the Wellington Phoenix awards dinner tonight

Dalefield bury a dozen past Victoria

Dalefield's much awaited first appearance of the season at hockey headquarters saw them chalk up a thumping 12-3 win over Victoria on Saturday.

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