South coast bach owner Duncan Mackay, who is being forced out of his bach and will now have to stand by and watch it's demolition.

Council demolishes bach video

5:12 PM  Renovations have changed bach so much it is no longer heritage-listed, says council.

Trial after amputation

Police investigators comb Miriam St, Masterton in March after a gang confrontation.

Two people face trial after a woman hit with a car during a gang clash had her leg amputated.

$1.4m fraud was 'repayment'

4:50 PM  Employee believed she was entitled to reimburse herself for payments she made using company money.

Breakthrough in farm flatulence

4:45 PM  Kiwi scientist helps find feed additive that cuts farm methane emissions.

Teen muggings lead to arrest

4:27 PM  Wellington police arrested a 17-year-old after a spate of violent late-night street muggings.

Singing Sister dies, aged 101

Respected Wellington nun and singing teacher Mary Winefride Blake, has died.

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News

Gale force winds on the way

The MetService has issued a gale force warning for Wellington and the Wairarapa.

5:41 PM  Gale force winds are set to rip through Wellington and the Wairarapa.

Baggage hitch for Jetstar passengers video

A faulty baggage loader prevents two Jetstar planes unloading all cargo.

Cilla's 'disgusting' NZ leg-shot

Rugby 'crash course' for Osaka teens

Business

Tiwai deal 'brilliant outcome'

Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter NZAS as seen from Bluff Hill.

Aluminium production will continue at Bluff's Tiwai Point smelter, meaning a huge sigh of relief for Southland.

Tiwai electricity decision today

The Tiwai Point aluminium smelter owners will have to decide today whether to renew a Meridian Energy contract.

Consumers want more control of bills.

Power bill control

More companies are giving consumers more opportunities to take control of their bills.

Comment

Bowron: A deal that would sink NZ

ISDS would allow foreign companies to challenge US laws — and potentially to pick up huge payouts from taxpayers — without ever stepping foot in a US court.

OPINION: Only a madman would sign us up to a deal that had no benefit to us and lost control of our destiny.

Getting out the dog whistle

OPINION: The saying goes there is no such thing as bad publicity, and it may be true for Labour.

Tony Robertson was convicted of the rape and murder of Blessie Gotingco.

Duncan Garner: Keep evil in prison

OPINION: Imagine making a mistake that would later cost an innocent woman her life.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Monday, August 3

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

Samarpana - a beautiful evening of dance

REVIEW: Ann Hunt review the Samarpana dance show.

Italian Film Festival director Tony Lambert has decided to scrap the festival after 19 consecutive years.

Italian Film Festival folds

"I've spent the last three years trying to keep it alive, but I came to realise it couldn't work anymore."

Capital Life

From the Menu: Salad with a zing

Loretta's vegetable salad.

Roast cauliflower, chargrilled brocolini, spinach, sunflower seeds and tahini dressing makes for a tasty plate.

Gaslight illuminates filthy city

Wellingtonians could finally dodge open sewers at night when gas streetlights were introduced.

The clouds are commonly mistaken for UFOs.

No, it's not a UFO

It's a lenticular - relax, that doesn't mean we can expect little green men. Most likely.

Sport

Phelan switches to Mahanadi

Shaun Phelan will ride Mahanadi when the Central Districts jumper attempts a second Grand National Hurdles win at Riccarton on Wednesday.

5:55 PM  Shaun Phelan has been quick to find a new mount for Wednesday's Grand National Hurdles.

Rugby 'crash course' for Osaka teens

Former All Black fullback Christian Cullen is helping give teens from Osaka, Japan, a taste of New Zealand-style rugby.

Kevin Braswell will swap a Southland Sharks singlet for a Wellington Saints coaching top for the next two years.

Braswell signs Saints coaching deal

5:18 PM  American will coach Wellington in 2016 NBL season after the franchise made him an offer he couldn't refuse.

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