L-R:  Owen Street resident Nick Granville tries to get a straight answer from Devon ...

Tempers flare at hospice meeting

Residents fire up at meeting to discuss a Wellington apartment block plan.

Serious HB crash

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9:36 PM  A car has careered off the road and into a building in Napier.

Where is Adele?

She got on a bus in Wellington and now no-one is sure where she is.

Tugboats bring life into harbour video

It's a job that comes with views that are hard to match. 

Robbery double arrest

A man and a teenage boy have been arrested over a Hawke's Bay aggravated robbery.

4WD vehicle hits cyclist

A cyclist has been hit by a black 4WD near Wellington, but the driver is yet to be found.

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'That's a huge hit to take'

The higher levels of flavonoids in the chardonnay grape seeds could alter the work of genes related to fat metabolism.

8:50 PM  A food crawl in post-campylobacter Havelock North hopes to revive some suffering businesses.

Family who fled want costs paid

"Every child deserves a safe up-bringing away from this kind of repeat offenders."

The vanishing list

Snowboarder down but not out


Tempers flare at hospice meeting

Owen St resident Nick Granville tries to get an answer from Mary Potter Hospice's Devon Diggle over the proposed ...

Residents fire up at meeting to discuss a Wellington apartment block plan.

Wellington's 'Ponsonby' hub

The site of the former Greytown Four Square store and adjoining land, which was developed into new retail spot, is on ...

The "most sophisticated retail property ever built in the Wairarapa" is up for grabs.

Hutt project manager wins big

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Big restructure at Martin Jetpack

Martin Jetpack chief executive Peter Coker is taking on a new role as vice president global community of innovators ...

Martin Jetpack has switched senior executives, laid off staff, and farewelled two directors

Corrupt mastermind or duped friend?

Flanked by supporters, Sir Ngatata Love arrives arrives at High Court in Wellington during the final week of the trial, ...

Crown claims Sir Ngatata Love was seeking enrichment. His defence says others took advantage of his trust.


Garner: A solution for sex offenders

Placing a sex offender near Maungaraki School proves Corrections needs a total overhaul of how they handle these cases.

Community fury at sex offenders living in their street is understandable - but we can't allow mob justice to take over.

A heavy lift for light rail fans

Light rail has experienced a resurgence from the US to Australia recently, including in Melbourne, pictured.

OPINION: Light rail has its appeal, but the cost of bringing it to Wellington remains worrying.

We just need to deliver the best

Effective teaching means personalising the experience of learners so they achieve the highest possible standards in ways ...

OPINION: The model of learning needs to ensure all learners, regardless of the mode in which they learn, get a 21st century education.

Policy for the birds

Tutaepatu Lagoon is a 49-hectare spring-fed freshwater wildlife sanctuary in Canterbury.

OPINION: A successful native biodiversity National Policy Statement will require all political parties to be on it.

Bring NZ Wars into view

A ceremony marking the handover of Rangiriri, site of one of the major battles in the New Zealand Wars.

OPINION: The New Zealand Wars are a foundational part of this country's history, and every person should have at least a passing knowledge of them.


Landscapes captured in watercolour

Alan Collins will find an outdoor vantage point then  paint what he sees,

Landscapes brought to life in watercolour

Te Papa’s getting bugged

Ruud "The Bug Man" Kleinpaste is bringing his creepy crawly bug lab to Te Papa.

Te Papa announces a new creepy-crawly collaboration with Weta Workshop.

UB40 returns

UB40's Astro, Mickey, and Ali, can't get enough of performing in New Zealand.

Enjoy Red Red Wine with a red wine when UB40 hits NZ vineyards in January.

A very funny and original show

Jessica Brien delivers a yoga class like no other in Coriander's Yoga(ish) Show.

REVIEW: From start to finish, Brien engages her audience with consummate ease

Crossword solutions: Saturday, August 27

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Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

Capital Life

4 ways to cut food waste

Duck liver parfait with donut holes.

Lessons from the All Taste No Waster dinner.

Cherry beer's sweet back story

Pete Gillespie, co-owner of Garage Project, which has collaborated with Karma Cola to produce cherry-flavoured Lola.

The story behind Lola

Feast not for the faint-hearted

Cardiac Cuisine, a Wellington On a Plate event boasting six courses of hearts.

This is one banquet which the chef has put more than his own heart and soul into.

Pedal power behind recycling video

Kaicycle is a food waste bicycle collection service based in Wellington.

Kaicycle is fundraising to improve their urban waste collection service and help keep food waste out of landfills.

Local's guide to Wellington weekend stuff nation video

A short stroll from the city is Wellington's beach – Oriental Bay.

A Wellingtonian and travel blogger describes his perfect itinerary for a couple of nights in the capital.


Tough weekend for Wellington football

Miramar Rangers' Tim Schaeffers cuts a disappointed figure after losing to Birkenhead United in the Chatham Cup semifinals.

Miramar Rangers knocked out of Chatham Cup, while Upper Hutt City go down by a solitary goal to defending women's Knockout Cup champs.

Birkenhead through to Chatham Cup final

Birkenhead's Ethan Galbraith celebrates scoring the decisive third goal against Miramar Rangers on Sunday.

A late goal to Ethan Galbraith sealed Birkenhead's win, while Waitakere City were rampant against Three Kings United.

Hi tech behind our athletes

Paralympic swimmer Cameron Leslie has just been fitted with new state of the art prosthetic legs in the lead-up to the ...

Advances in artificial limb technology will boost some of our 29 Paralympians' medal chances at Rio in September.

It's back to reality as Smith returns from Rio

Kelsey Smith in action during the Olympic Games semifinal against eventual champions Great Britain.

She may have returned home without a medal but Kelsey Smith has described her first Olympic Games experience as "one of the funnest things I've ever done."

Who are the top sport people?

The Tawa Tigers wrestling Club scooped most of the honours at the Porirua Sports Awards in 2011.

The Porirua City Council is calling for nominations for the city's top sports awards.

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