Remy Stirling Wiffen was the son of former Central Pulse netballer Daya Wiffen.

Netballer's son drowns in pond

4 min ago  Tributes flow after tragic death of an 'adventurous, cheeky' 18-month-old boy.

Woman in custody video

A homicide and multiple stabbings in Broderick Rd, Johnsonville. More police set up a tent near the house.

2:19 PM  A woman is being held by police over a stabbing that left one dead and a 9-year-old injured.

Grocery thief jailed for 5 months

3:05 PM  Woman sentenced over grocery heist cut short when getaway car hit another vehicle.

Canes: Savea bracketed, Jane out

Hurricanes coach names team for final, giving star loose forward every chance to be fit.

Teen girl fights off assailant

2:29 PM  A 16-year-old girl "bravely fought off" a man and ran to a friend's house after assault.

Stormy weather eases by game time

The wet and wind should settle down for Saturday's Super Rugby final.

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News

Negotiations delayed flood scheme

Bennetts Rd, near the Waitohu Stream in Otaki, flooded on Saturday last week, then dry by the following Monday.

2:03 PM  Debate over access through private land in Kapiti delayed flood work, council says.

Faafoi slams housing policy

Mana MP Kris Faafoi says selling state houses to an Australian company will not go down well in Porirua.

Outrage at body move 'betrayal'

Hunt for dangerous man in the Hutt

Business

Union merger gets a yes

23062015 NEWS Photo: Joseph Johnson
Phil Knight, Lead Organiser for EPMU Stand Tall Union, from the left, Alan Clarence and Mick Anderson join protesters gathered outside the Christchurch City Council with their banner, "Keep Our Assets".

EPMU delegates vote in favour of a merger with the Service and Food Workers Union.

Cheap new Japanese cars

Importer says he'll "shake up the industry" with parallel importing of cars - saving consumers up to $10,000.

Clinton farmer Hamish Bielski won the Ballance Agri-Nutrients Sheep Industry Emerging Talent award in the 2015 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards.

Sheep industry celebrates its best

The sheep industry's standout performers have been named at the Beef + Lamb NZ Sheep Industry Awards in Invercargill.

Comment

New Zealand needs to make the protection of civilians its UN priority

Using the resources of the UN to keep civilians safe should be a priority for New Zealand on the Security Council.

OPINION: New Zealand should use its time in the chair of the Security Council to push for the protection of civilians.

City council is a six-dollar-a-day per person bargain

OPINION: For Wellington City, July 1 heralds the beginning of a decade of growth and economic transformation, for its strong, diverse and prosperous communities.

Queues for tickets at least privilege fans willing to sacrifice their time - though scalpers can always join them too.

Editorial: More to do on tackling scalpers

OPINION: Until a better solution emerges, the government should widen its scalping ban.

Culture

Sleeping Beauty a must-see masterpiece

Sleeping Beauty on Ice gives a terrific modern take on the traditional fairytale with outstanding performances.

REVIEW: This is a Sleeping Beauty for the 21st century and you'd be mad to miss it.

Crossword solutions: Thursday, July 2

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

02062015 news photo: Rhiannon McConnell/Fairfax NZ: Technical director Andrew Lees says thousands of Royal New Zealand Ballet costumes have been kept over the years

NZ Ballet: 60 years of costumes gallery video

Skeletons, guns, swords and a giant crocodile, all in an unassuming Upper Hutt warehouse.

Capital Life

Rugby fans camp for test

Fans who queued all night witnessed a a particularly bloody match and an All Blacks loss against the 1956 Springboks in Wellington.

Rugby fans camped overnight outside Wellington's Athletic Park ahead of an All Blacks-Springboks test match clash in 1956.

The bizarre calls we make

"Is this the number where I can find a wife?" a caller has asked Wellington council.

02062015 news photo: Rhiannon McConnell/Fairfax NZ: Technical director Andrew Lees says thousands of Royal New Zealand Ballet costumes have been kept over the years

NZ Ballet: 60 years of costumes gallery video

Skeletons, guns, swords and a giant crocodile, all in an unassuming Upper Hutt warehouse.

Sport

Walsh's rollercoaster ride

Cricket World Cup head Therese Walsh has lived and breathed cricket and rugby for 12 years.

Recently knighted Therese Walsh was initially reluctant to take on the Cricket World Cup top job.

NZ call for backup on African tour

As many as five frontline Black Caps could miss the tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa next month.

Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick will be keen for some silverware next season.

Wellington Phoenix draw Mariners in FFA Cup

The Phoenix have drawn the Central Coast Mariners in the round of 32 in the FFA Cup

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