The young fans roared when the Lions came to town.

Lions touch down in Welly video

The British and Irish Lions rugby tour has finally rolled into the capital.

Yacht crash 'like Survivor in real life'

The crew of shipwrecked yacht Jungle with the inhabitants of the little island that cared for the Kiwis at Tuavana-Ira.

6 min ago  Shipwrecked Kiwis near Fiji were taken in by remote islanders. In exchange, they gave them a bike.

$30m roaring into town video

About $30m is expected to be pumped into Wellington during the Lions games.

Demand for bag levy

Mayors from 28 towns and regions have called for a plastic bag charge.

The ultimate party wagon

Ever wanted to be the star of the party? A motorised chilly bin 'limo' could be your chance.

Two in hospital 

Two men are in hospital with knife wounds after a party in Wainuiomata on Sunday morning.

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News

After bad week, PM promises tax cuts

Prime Minister Bill English speaks during the National Party's 81st annual conference, at Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre.

Bill English says a fourth term National Government will further cut taxes and raise incomes, in a speech to lift party faithful after a horror week.

Behind the scenes at the Bolton video

The beds are made and the bar is stocked as hundreds of Lions fans take up residence in 5-star luxury.

Keeping the red army well

Sudoku seven take on world video

business

$30m roaring into town video

An estimated $30 million is expected to be pumped into the Wellington regional economy during the week-long stay of The ...

About $30m is expected to be pumped into Wellington during the British and Irish Lions games.

Virtual power plant on trial

Craig Burt is taking part in a “virtual power plant” trial, designed to support Wellingtonians in the event of a natural ...

Wellington residents could end up sharing electricity with neighbours after a disaster.

Bars to share info on patrons

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Party goers queue to get into the nightspots in Courtenay Place after the All Blacks vs Irish and ...

Go Pro footage and bouncer intel will be used to get Wellington's bar-goers to behave.

70s building smarter than most

Aorangi House in Molesworth St.

A 46-year-old building in Wellington has a better energy rating than the average NZ office.

Tourism's recruitment crisis video

Dylan Bryant got his big break by completing a five week hospitality course run by Accor Hotels and now works  at ...

Migrant labour is propping up our tourism industry which needs thousands of new workers to service the international visitor boom.

Comment

Is that a draw?

Doh! Andrew Little and Bill English both had a Homer Simpson week

OPINION: A plague on all their houses is how voters might feel after a week from hell for both major party leaders.

Labour's unhappy interns

Former Labour fixer Matt McCarten

OPINION: Labour has made a hash of its scheme to import young interns to help run its election campaign, and its timing was exquisite. Just when it was making serious trouble for National over the de-Barclay, as it's now called, Labour reveals its own scandal. Thanks, Matt McCarten. Once again you've raised doubts about your reputation as a fixer and campaigner of genius.

Garner: It was Winston's week

There's only winner this week – the smiling travelling salesman, Winston Peters, writes Duncan Garner.

OPINION: There's only one winner this week – the smiling travelling salesman, Winston Peters.

The age of umbrage weakens us all

Fun with guns: Military personnel from Linton Army Base visit Whakarongo School  - Maddison Brown (left) and Amy Van ...

 OPINION: Social media aided by a bottom-feeding media are weakening society.

Youth crime surge has side effects

Police have warned of a wave of youth crime in Christchurch.

OPINION: A high tide of youth crime has caught social workers off guard.

Culture

Saturday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Geraint Martin: Museum Man

Geraint Martin, new CEO of Te Papa, for National Portrait.

Geraint Martin discovered the magic of museums when he was a small boy.

Goodall not giving up hope on humanity

Dr Jane Goodall's studies of chimpanzees were revolutionary.

The 83-year-old chimpanzee expert is visiting New Zealand for a speaking tour over the next week.

An entertaining descent into hell

T​he Tragedy of Dr Faustus is now playing at Bats Theatre.

REVIEW: Vocal strength helps cast overcome a rather static production.

Friday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Capital Life

NZ's British prison officers

Corrections have so far hired 52 British officers, with more on the way. They all have at least two years experience, ...

Rab and Lisa Dall left jobs in English prisons for jobs in Kiwi ones ... and they're not the only ones

Geraint Martin: Museum Man

Geraint Martin, new CEO of Te Papa, for National Portrait.

Geraint Martin discovered the magic of museums when he was a small boy.

Win: Tickets to second Lions test

Watch the All Blacks take on the Lions in the second test in Wellington.

The July 1 game in Wellington is sold out - but we can still get you there.

Bistro closes its doors

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An empty and closed Tinakori Bistro on Tinakori Rd.  The restaurant has gone ...

Tinakori Bistro is in liquidation, owing more than $300,000, including unpaid wages.

Island Bay cycleway: what's next

A working party of Wellington City Councillors is to oversee the final engagement process and design options on the ...

Residents are being assured a solution will be in place by September.

Sport

Pulse make more history

Defender Phoenix Karaka claims a rebound for the Central Pulse.

 The Central Pulse have seen off a superb Maria Tutaia performance to qualify for the national premiership decider.

Wairarapa bump Napier from cup

Miramar Rangers goalkeeper Phil Imray makes a save against Tawa in the Chatham Cup on Saturday.

Western Suburbs, Miramar Rangers and Stop Out the Wellington sides remaining in Chatham Cup.

Big wins for Hutt, Kapiti

Dalefield's Joseph Robertson scored a goal in their 3-1 win over Northern United.

Bonus point for men's competition leaders Hutt, after putting seven goals past Harbour City.

$30m roaring into town video

An estimated $30 million is expected to be pumped into the Wellington regional economy during the week-long stay of The ...

About $30m is expected to be pumped into Wellington during the British and Irish Lions games.

Late heroics give Tawa win

Tighthead prop Taniela Koroi got on the scoresheet as Tawa pipped Marist St Pats.

There were nailbiters aplenty, but Old Boys-University still hold sway in the Jubilee Cup.

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