The Chaston children, from left, Savannah, 4, Deegan, 2, Dantae, 7, and up front stacking cans from the mystery food box is Logan, 2, with Kirsty Crane and Kevin Chaston.

Good-sort still a mystery

A mysterious good-sort has been delivering food parcels to families needing a bit of help.

Armed inmate in court

Rimutaka prison is investigating how a prisoner managed to get a weapon to court.

How did remand prisoner have weapon when he appeared in Wellington court?

Motorway to close completely

The Wellington urban motorway will be shut in both directions on Saturday night.

Tostee in parole bind

Australian accused of killing Warriena Wright could face conflicting bail conditions.

Phoenix 'confident' over recall

Soft drinks company believes it has pinpointed all affected batches.

Meth ring boss jailed

Jail term of 17 years imposed on the head of a Wellington meth ring.

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News

Prison inquiry into armed inmate

Rimutaka prison is investigating how a prisoner managed to get a weapon to court.

How did remand prisoner have weapon when he appeared in Wellington court?

Dancing with the death penalty wins Stage Challenge prize

Teens exploring the death penalty debate through a creative stage production have won a national prize.

Motorway to close completely

Good-sort still a mystery

Business

Kirkcaldie & Stains sold

From left, Rosemary Ralston, Lady Joan Gillies and Sally Abernethey vote during Kirkcaldie and Stains final shareholding meeting at the Intercontinental Hotel.

It was standing room only as Kirkcaldie & Stains' shareholders voted to sell the brand and assign the store lease to David Jones.

Pukeko Pictures gets new boss

Children's TV production company Pukeko Pictures has appointed a new boss to oversee the growth of the Wellington company.

Survey which probes the health of the housing market finds people are largely negative about house buying.

Bad time to buy, says housing survey

House prices are not expected to stop rising, according to latest survey

Comment

No bitter pill to swallow in TPP deal

Concerns the impact of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement on Pharmac have featured in protests against the proposed trade deal.

OPINION: The TPPA could boost the NZ economy by $2b a year, allow better access to goods.

Sometimes lives outweigh liberty

OPINION: Tony Robertson presents a dreadful test for the justice system.

Anne Tolley

Editorial: Kids not 'lab rats'

OPINION: No government should experiment on children.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Friday, July 31

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

A glamorous gap year in show business

Kristy Wright and Laura Monachino have real world careers on hold while they tour as ice performers with Disney On Ice.

Adele Haenel and Kevin Azais in Love at First Fight. Their performances netted them each France’s equivalent of an Oscar this year.

Love and other catastrophes

French comedy drama Love at First Fight has been a hit for both its first-time director and his young stars.

Capital Life

Good-sort still a mystery

The Chaston children, from left, Savannah, 4, Deegan, 2, Dantae, 7, and up front stacking cans from the mystery food box is Logan, 2, with Kirsty Crane and Kevin Chaston.

A mysterious good-sort has been delivering food parcels to families needing a bit of help.

What makes Wellington readers tick?

What do Wellingtonians love reading? Crime, food and politics.

Garage Project co-owner and head brewer Pete Gillespie.

One great big hoppy family

As Beervana approaches, here's a taste of what's in store in NZ's craft beer capital.

Sport

Myers has numbers on his side

Central districts jumper Snodroptwinkletoes is poised to make an impact at the national meeting at Riccarton.

9:01 PM  Multi with Myers might be a likely route for punters at Riccarton on Saturday.

Schwalger back as Va'a gets a first look at Lions

A Wellington stalwart returns from a long layoff in the Lions' first pre-season rugby match

Manawatu Steeplechase winner Upper Cut will attempt to give trainer Mark Oulaghan a seventh Koral Steeplechase win, at Riccarton.

Upper Cut ready to land blow

Upper Cut seeks a seventh Koral Steeplechase win for trainer Mark Oulaghan.

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