Flooding at Tawa School.

Tawa School learns from floods video

Flood-hit classrooms at a Wellington school should be moved, says principal.

Kiwi kids need to eat

Iain Beaton and volunteer Christine load up their bread run. Every day for the last six years volunteers have collected left-over baked bread from Greenmeadows New World in Napier and delivered it to families in need.

Every day in NZ children go hungry - the Budget was a step in the right direction but is it enough?

Swindale Shield: May 23, 2015

Match reports of the Swindale Shield round played on May 23, 2015.

New trains arrive in Wellington

1:35 PM  The first of 35 new Matangi trains have rolled into Wellington.

Laser shone at cockpit

Police investigating use of a laser aimed at passenger jet's flight deck.

Solomon Islands unfazed by quakes

Two 6.8 quakes struck near the Solomon Islands, but there is no damage reported.

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Police hunt tyre-slasher

Hawke's Bay police are searching for the person responsible for a series of car-tyre slashings.

Hawke's Bay tyre repair shops have been busy following a spate of slashings.

'Dangerous' wanted man caught

A 'dangerous' wanted man has been arrested by police.

Rescue turns focus on Kaye Stewart mystery

Man killed after rolling vehicle in Hawke's Bay


Lack of quake help disappoints

Wellington's quake-damaged Old Public Trust Building will be strengthened for the Culture and Heritage Ministry.

Commercial building owners say it's ironic a building has to collapse for it to get tax relief

Higher airfares with new tax

The Government announced in Thursday's Budget that it will sting passengers with $22 in arrival and departure taxes.

Budget a stable platform for business growth

A $40 million investment in Te Papa, the prospect of more jobs, higher wages and the signalling of further tax cuts was good news on Budget day for Wellington, business leaders say.


Dying Dad taught me how to live

Duncan Garner says we let work distract us from what really matters: family, friends and the joys of new experiences.

OPINION: Duncan Garner: So, Dad, it's five years ago this week that you died of cancer.

Editorial: Just a first step against poverty

OPINION: The Government has made a start on the problem of child poverty. It is not a big step, because the cupboard is bare, but it is something.

If Finance Minister Bill English pushes out achieving a Budget surplus for a couple of years more his reputation will be  dented.

Editorial: Has the boom made you better off?

OPINION: The boom has brought only modest gains


Elijah draws a lethargic crowd

Orpheus Choir conductor Brent Stewart.

REVIEW: Once in a while, Mendelssohn’s 1846 oratorio Elijah - while not a work of great distinction - will do the trick.

Crossword solutions: Saturday, May 23

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

The world premiere of Neil Ieremia's Passchendaele showed that it is one of the choreographer's strongest works.

Stunning music, impressive dance in Royal NZ Ballet show

REVIEW: The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Salute is a parade of four impressive works.

Capital Life

What food says about us

Henry Hargreaves photographing staff members at Matterhorn, for his latest project "Staff Meals". From left, Alex Nguyen, Max Gordy, Henry Hargreaves, Sebastian Abante, Isaac Chamberland and Punit Vetal.

Famous food photographer turns his lens on what restaurants feed their staff.

Gareth Farr's Secret Wellington

Composer Gareth Farr talks about his favourite spots in the capital.

Kate Nunneley, New Zealand's most decorated female tennis player, shown in typical women's sportswear in 1899.

Tennis champion stunned the Antipodes

Kate Nunneley stormed the NZ tennis scene in 1895, starting a reign of glory over a decade long.


Williamson 'brassed off' at Lord's video

Black Caps batting ace Kane Williamson is caught for 132 at Lord's.

2 min ago  Black Caps batsman in elite company with maiden century at Lord's but left kicking himself for dismissal.

Hurricanes teach Blues a Super Rugby lesson video

Blues have no answer to on fire Hurricanes who run out 29-5 winners at Eden Park in Auckland.

Wellington Saints forward Leon Henry, playing in a mask after suffering multiple facial fractures recently.

More woes for Giants against Saints

The Nelson Giants remain winless against Wellington Saints in the NBL season.

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