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

Harlem Globetrotters thrill crowd

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

Crack car squad back

Wellington's new car squad want to stop this happening to your ride. This is all that was left of one stolen car discovered at the home of an alleged "chop shop" ring accused of converting stolen cars for parts in Brooklyn last July.

A crack car squad is back as police deal with up to 50 thefts from cars a week.

NZ Nepalis reassured

Wellington's Nepali community has no reports of relatives hurt or killed in the quake.

Right-to-die battle

Terminally ill lawyer's fight to change assisted dying laws will now involve lobby groups.

Heavy rain, gales ahead

9:26 AM  It's time to bust out the popcorn and movies on this Mondayised Anzac Day holiday, with widespread heavy rain and gales predicted.

Wellington scrub fire closes road

Fire crews are fighting a scrub fire in Upper Hutt, Wellington.

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Hutt connections to conflict not forgotten

28042015   Images of World War One were projected onto the front wall of the Lower Hutt War Memorial Library for the dawn service on Anzac Day.  Photo: Ross de Rouffignac

Many hundreds of people of all ages gathered at Lower Hutt's new Anzac Memorial Lawn for the mid-morning civic service on Anzac Day.

Sir Ed's son Peter Hillary safe in Nepal

With Sir Edmund Hillary's son Peter safe in Nepal after Saturday's massive earthquake, Sir Ed's charity has launched an appeal to support survivors.

Wet finish to long weekend

About 1.3 million plants being planted along Kapiti expressway route

Business

Country pub spreads wings

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.

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

Growth into the foreseeable future

A Wellington search engine and data analytics tech company has raised enough capital to see growth "well into the foreseeable future".

Photo: Ella Brockelsby. Linda Burges and Jane Bowron at We Love TV - Tuesday 19th March 2013. Ponsonby Central, Auckland, New Zealand. Photo: Ella Brockelsby

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?

Comment

Action needed to control housing inflation

There are ways to curb booming Auckland property prices.

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.

Tough laws needed for safety and assurance

OPINION: There must be no repeat of the terrible Carterton balloon crash.

Photo: Ella Brockelsby. Linda Burges and Jane Bowron at We Love TV - Tuesday 19th March 2013. Ponsonby Central, Auckland, New Zealand. Photo: Ella Brockelsby

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?

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: Monday, April 27

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

Aussie Rules and toads in blenders

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.

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

Anzac beers in short supply

OPINION: The lack of New Zealand beers to commemorate the Gallipoli anniversary is disappointing.

Turkish hero remembered

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

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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