8/11/2013 Dominion Post NEWS The Housing New Zealand Gordon Wilson apartment complex on The Terrace. This building is ...

Attempt to save flats

1:11 PM  An appeal has been lodged that could save Wellington's Gordon Wilson flats from demolition.

State home sell-off

Labour leader Andrew Little raised concerns about the sale.

12:18 PM  Hundreds of occupied state and council houses in Otaki and Levin are up for sale.

Underwater lift for Napier

Country's largest and deepest research display tanks planned for Napier.

Ruby Rabbit loses booze licence

1:11 PM  Notorious Wellington bar Ruby Rabbit can no longer sell alcohol after police raise concerns.

Too flash for its staff?

Spate of bizarre injuries in Lower Hutt's upgraded council HQ.

New restaurant for Welly laneway

Discover a cool new restaurant for dinner, and a range of heaven-sent baking in Mt Vic.

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More bad news for Wainui

In 2014 Campbell Barry, Ken Salmon, Nola Garrod, Noeline Colman and Margaret Willard celebrated the council agreeing to ...

12:49 PM  A long talked about retirement home in Wainuiomata looks less likely than ever.

Bay Shorts entries pour in

12:36 PM  Entries are pouring in for this year's HB Shorts writing, art and poetry competition - pleasing the event's organisers. 

$300k ill-treatment claim

Bar harassment apology

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Attempt to save Gordon Wilson flats

An appeal has been lodged against the decision to de-list the former Housing NZ complex, built in the 1950s.

An appeal has been lodged that could save Wellington's Gordon Wilson flats from demolition.

Ryman says pay better

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Ryman Healthcare Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held at the Diana Isaac ...

Happy residents and happy staff makes for happy shareholders, says Ryman Healthcare.

More bad news for Wainui

In 2014 Campbell Barry, Ken Salmon, Nola Garrod, Noeline Colman and Margaret Willard celebrated the council agreeing to ...

A long talked about retirement home in Wainuiomata looks less likely than ever.

Backpacker jobs probe welcomed

MBIE is trying to ensure that backpackers willing to swap their labour for accommodation are not taken advantage of.

Alleged abuse of work exchange schemes is being investigated by the MBIE.

Too flash for council staff?

Hutt City Council's Laings Rd administration building after the $22m rebuild.

They've been injuring themselves in bizarre ways since moving into Lower Hutt's upgraded HQ.

Comment

Fixing our murder law stuff nation

The 17-year prison sentences for the manslaughter of Moko Rangitoheriri drew a public outcry as some thought the two ...

OPINION: This is why we need "degrees" of murder and corporate manslaughter charges.

Editorial: Odds against Mallard

Trevor Mallard has been MP for Hutt South since 1993.

OPINION: Trevor Mallard has had a chequered record in the House, but that could be a help to him.

NZ's pushed practical initiatives

Czech soldiers stand near a Czech military airplane carrying humanitarian aid supplies after it landed in Damascus ...

OPINION: New Zealand is down to its last six months on the United Nation's highest body – the Security Council.

Paying for child abuse tip-offs

It's an indictment on all of us that payments for child abuse tip-offs have to be considered.

There is something repellent about paying for information about abuse - but the police have made a reasonable case for it.

Ode to unknown shopper

Why do we need celebrity chefs like the coy Nigella Lawson?

OPINION: In a time of mayhem, murder and Trump I bring you a celebration of the ordinary, my Hymn to the Unknown Shopper.

Culture

Bay Shorts entries pour in

One of the HB Shorts organisers Deborah Burnside collects entries from the post box.

Entries are pouring in for this year's HB Shorts writing, art and poetry competition - pleasing the event's organisers. 

Crossword solutions: Wednesday, July 27

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Sir Richard unveils secrets video

Richard Taylor debuts the first sneak peek at designs for Ghost in the Shell, at Comi-Con in San Diego.

Weta's special effects guru debuts the first sneak peek of Ghost in the Shell designs at Comic-Con.

Crossword solutions: Wednesday, July 27

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Crossword solutions: Tuesday, July 26

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Capital Life

Te Papa? Piece of cake

Anna Schouten, of Go Cake Yourself, shows Chocolate Festival co-founder Iva Sajdl her chocolate Te Papa cake.

Go Cake Yourself owner Anna Schouten spent four days creating a Te Papa cake to be displayed at next month's NZ Chocolate Festival.

Teen's composition on song

Stokes Valley 18-year-old Liam Furey has won a nationwide prize for an original chamber music composition.

Liam Furey prefers not to talk about his earliest pieces of musical composition.

Al Brown shows his green thumb

Al Brown is now the official ambassador for Garden to Table.

Restaurateur Al Brown is now the official ambassador of Garden to Table, a charity helping schools teach Kiwi kids about good nutrition.

A taste of... Neo Cafe & Eatery

The vegetarian burger at Neo.

These guys do the most user-friendly brews around.

Hip hop's 'Olympics of dance'

Shae King goes through a routine that propelled him and his dance crew in to a world competition.

Dancers are training just as hard as our top athlete's for their shot at glory.

Sport

Kiwi refs overlooked for semis

Jaco Peyper, right, standing with Chiefs' flanker and co-captain Sam Cane, will control the Lions versus Highlanders ...

Kiwi whistleblowers consigned to assistant referee and TMO duties in Super Rugby semis.

Sail to start for Phoenix in China

Oliver Sail will be the Phoenix goalkeeper against Beijing BG.

With first-choice goalkeeper Glen Moss out injured, Oliver Sail gets a starting chance.

Vaigafa MVP in national title win

New Zealand under-15 representative Ezrah Vaigafa led his Wellington team to a national title over the weekend.

The Rongotai College junior basketballer has added another accolade to his already impressive list.

St Mary's continue netball domination

St Mary's goal shoot Saviour Tui leaps for the pass in a dominant win over Wellington East Girls' College on Monday night.

The St Mary's netball team are unstoppable in the Wellington competitions this year.

Stream set for traditional clash

St Pat's Silverstream's Riley Forbes attempts to tackle a Palmerston North Boys' High School player during a match in June.

Wellington's two St Patrick's Colleges square off in their traditional rugby match on Wednesday.

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