Captain Hurricane, aka Nathan Lewer, will wear the costume for the last time at this weekend's Super Rugby final.

Last salute for Captain Hurricane

6:05 PM  New Captain Hurricane wanted as long-time mascot Nathan Lewer retires after 21 years.

AOS callout in Kapiti

The incident was centred on a house near the SPCA centre, north of Waikanae, on State Highway 1.

5:25 PM  Police stop car and search Waikanae home in hunt for guns and drugs.

Girl still 'proud' of speech video

5:23 PM  Student who criticised teachers says she has been treated unfairly, but has no regrets.

Dog shooting complaint laid

Man takes case to Independent Police Conduct Authority after AOS shot his dog.

Calorie rise blamed for obesity

Too much food, rather than too little exercise, to blame for expanding waistlines.

Standing room only for rugby fans

Hurricanes fans who missed out on tickets are rushing to claim spots in city bars.

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Cheap new Japanese cars

Importer, 2 Cheap Cars, says it will sell Japanese vehicles such as the popular Toyota Corolla for thousands of dollars cheaper than official New Zealand dealers.

5:56 PM  Importer says he'll "shake up the industry" with parallel importing of cars - saving consumers up to $10,000.

ERO concerns at Wainui college

4:52 PM  A statutory manager has been appointed at Wainuiomata High School.

Policeman's lot is not a happy one

Behind the till - portraits of Petone

Business

Cheap new Japanese cars

Importer, 2 Cheap Cars, says it will sell Japanese vehicles such as the popular Toyota Corolla for thousands of dollars cheaper than official New Zealand dealers.

5:56 PM  Importer says he'll "shake up the industry" with parallel importing of cars - saving consumers up to $10,000.

New player in dairy goat industry

A NZ-based nutritional products company has formed a supply partnership to make a push into the dairy goat infant formula industry.

Pipfruit and tourism have helped boost jobs ads in Hawke's Bay by more than 11 per cent on a year ago.

Sunny outlook for Hawke's Bay jobs

There is a jobs bonanza in Hawke's Bay from better times for the pipfruit and tourism sectors.

Comment

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

The council has increased funding to the arts to build on the success of events like the LUX festival of light .

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

NZ looks to Middle East

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully outlines what he hopes to achieve at the UN security council.

Wellington City Council's big plans for the city have to pass a strict test before ratepayers' money is spent on them.

Editorial: Risks and opportunities in council plan

OPINION: The council can help lay the conditions for a dynamic city but needs to carefully balance its spending plans against cost to ratepayers.

Culture

Seraphine Pick's Search engine surrealism

Retreat by Wellington artist Seraphine Pick.

Wellington painter Seraphine Pick took inspiration from the plethora of images on the internet for her new works.

Crossword solutions: Wednesday, July 1

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

Sheryl Gallagher, left, from Upper Hutt, and Carrie Burke, from Lower Hutt, two members of the NZ team of six heading to the World Art Games in Slovenia , September 1-9.

Kiwi creators off to World Art Games

Six Kiwi artists - all but one of them from Wellington - are heading to the World Art Games in Slovakia.

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.

New experiences just a click away

Stuck on Wellington holiday ideas? This online tool makes it easy.

Dame Kate Harcourt for Partridge Jewellers.

Dame Kate a glittering icon

As the new face of a jewellery campaign, Dame Kate Harcourt is shining.

Sport

Santner snares NZC contract

An impressive debut in England has seen Mitchell Santner elevated to his first NZ Cricket contract.

Spinner recognised for "genuine all-round ability" one of three changes to NZ Cricket's top-20 contract list.

Surprise visit for rugby fans video

Hurricanes with pizza and hot chocolate in the night for rugby fans in 15-hour queue for final tickets.

Horowhenua-Kapiti rugby union chief executive Corey Kennett, left, and rugby development officer Ryan Shelford are hoping the union's top side can win the Ranfurly Shield off Hawke's Bay later this month.

Ranfurly Shield clash in Napier

Horowhenua-Kapiti rugby players are hoping to win the shield off Hawke's Bay this month.

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