ParrotDog brewery was awarded champion international brewery at the Australian Beer Awards. Celebrating from left, Elvin Els, Kit Mulligan, Wattie Watson, Matt Warner, Matt Stevens, Matt Kristofski and Andrew Muckle.

ParrotDog toast Aussie beer win

10:06 AM  Wellington craft brewers ParrotDog expect more business after Australian Beer Awards.

DHB 'failed' patient

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A mental health patient attempted suicide just hours after being cleared to go home.

Avoiding secret, isolated suicide

6 min ago  Lecretia Seales would live longer, more peacefully if she knew doctor could help her die.

US pathway for Kiwi athletes

A Porirua couple are helping promising New Zealand athletes to get US college scholarships.

Lost woman 'ran for her life'

9:45 AM  Breast milk expressed into a Moro bar wrapper gave her "adrenaline rush".

Wellington below freezing

Central NZ caught the coldest of the cold overnight with temperatures below freezing.

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Indoor bowls pair make their mark

Upper Hutt and New Zealand indoor bowls couple Ashley Diamond and Sheree Holmes.

8 min ago  The Upper Hutt indoor bowls couple Ashley Diamond and Sheree Holmes played a big part in New Zealand’s recent beating of Australia.

Boy in critical condition

9 min ago  Young boy remains in critical condition in hospital after accident at school.

Special needs funding 'a spit in ocean'

World class images draw big crowd


New CEO for Palliser Estate

Richard Riddiford, founding managing director of Palliser Estate Wines is retiring after 25 years.Pip Goodwin will now take up the position as chief executive.

The founding managing director of Palliser Estate Wines is retiring after 25 years at the helm.

Wellington soda business bubbling

It's only been three years but Wellington business Six Barrel Soda is thriving and predicting more growth.

Larry Keeley, an innovation expert from the US, will host workshops in Wellington and Auckland in May.

More than new tech

A United States innovation expert is set to change what Wellington businesses owners know about innovation.


Local Government embarks on programme to improve performance

The public have a low awareness of important services such as rubbish and recycling collection.

OPINION: Local  government is the beating heart of New Zealand's communities but an independent survey shows it could do better

Editorial: Councillors don't deserve a free lunch

OPINION: Wellington city councillors should buy their own lunches

Taxing property is not a straight forward business.

Tax to stop ‘bad’ behaviour dents level playing field

OPINION: A tax that is designed to raise no, or very little, revenue is not necessarily all that strange. And it certainly doesn’t mean the tax is ineffective.


Crossword solutions: Tuesday, May 26

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

Towers sing Lydia video

To mark NZ Music Month, Wellington-based indie-pop band Towers will cover well-known Kiwi songs.

Capital Life

Kiwi turned down Chariots of Fire fame

Future Olympic medallist, governor-general and royal surgeon Arthur Porritt, far right, competes in a 100-yard race at Athletic Park in 1923.

Modesty prevented a Kiwi athletics legend getting his dues on the silver screen.

Remembering The Berry Boys

A box of plate glass negatives discovered by chance in Wellington has spurred an award-wining documentary.

Sculptor Martin Roestenberg works on his Virgin Mary statue, Our Lady of Lourdes, on site at Paraparaumu in 1958.

Our Lady of the Coast

The faithful and bargain-savvy flocked to Paraparaumu's Virgin Mary statue.


Game all but over for Central Pulse

Despite the best efforts of captain Katrina Grant, right, the Central Pulse were unable to beat the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic on Monday night. Photo: Fairfax NZ.

Pulse's trans-Tasman netball campaign all but over after 52-47 loss to Magic in Hamilton.

More wanted from Black Caps spinner Craig

Spinner Mark Craig under the microscope against fast improving England at Leeds

Hurricanes first five eighth Otere Black enjoys a lighter moment during training.

Second Super Rugby start looms for Black

Not so hidden gem Otere Black should not be just a Hurricane for the here and now.

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