The scaffolding around of 3C bar, which former director Ewan Henderson says led to its failure and the failure of Molly Malone's bar.

Scaffolding to blame for failure

Ex director of Molly Malone's bar claims scaffolding was responsible for the bar's closure.

CCTV hope in mystery

Finbarr Clabby's body was found, fully-clothed, in the Wellington Harbour on Sunday, July 5.

7:15 PM  Police say it is still unclear how Finbarr Clabby ended up in Wellington Harbour.

It will be 'bitterly cold'

7:41 PM  NZTA is warning of snow, ice, and freezing temperatures on Wellington roads.

Baby in critical condition

7:10 PM  Police launch investigation as baby flown to Wellington Hospital in critical condition.

Kiwis prove home is where heart is

Nearly 100,000 Kiwis live in an "other occupied private dwelling".

'I'm a very lucky boy'

Scott Saunders' car burst into flames and walked through the night to get help.

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Wellington motorway getting wider video

Contractors prepare to shift an old motorway off-ramp at Kaiwharawhara sideways to connect with the Wellington urban motorway.

Wellington's motorway is now a little wider thanks to an impressive feat of engineering.

Top court hears Red Devils case

The infamous police case involving Nelson's Red Devils motorcycle club may be on its final journey.

Appeal in Hummer grope case

Crash survivor: I'm a very lucky boy


Supermarket given three months to move booze

Newtown New World's controversial storefront liquor display will be moved after years of community opposition.

A Newtown supermarket has been forced to move its storefront alcohol display.

Snappy smartphone bus fares video

Android smartphones can be used to pay a bus fare, taxi and parking with Snapper from Tuesday.

An artist's impression of Outlet City's proposed redevelopments.

Outlet City expansion planned

Outlet City celebrated its first birthday earlier this year and is already planning its next big step in business.


Damage lingers long after waters recede

Houses in Matata after being destroyed by huge floods and slips in 2005.

The mental health effects of flooding go on for years afterwards.

Tickets not the only thing scalped

OPINION: Ticket scalping is just taking the free market to its logical extreme.

Verena Maeder faces a three-month prison sentence if she is convicteed of trespass for her part in a Greenpeace protest on the roof of Parliament.

Why I climbed Parliament

OPINION: Nelson activist Verena Maeder explains why she risked a prison sentence to call for action on climate change.


Humanity in the grimmest of settings

Sven Pannell, left, speaks to Magnus Mazimpaka, a journalist working for the Rwanda New Times in Kigali.

Wellington film-maker Sven Pannell returns to Rwanda 10 years later to track down his saviour.

Porirua dancer aiming high

Rose Chim has her sights set on the international stage after moving up from domestic competitions.

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Crossword solutions: Tuesday, July 7

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

Capital Life

Pencil drawing sells for six figures

'Dinner Time' by British artist L S Lowry commanded $95,000 at Dunbar Sloane's Wellington auction on Wednesday. The work beat Lowry's previous record for a work on paper of AUD $38,000, setting an Australasian record.

Pencil drawing of working-class men eating dinner snapped up for six figures in Wellington.

Tun of fun: Crafting own hop heaven

A Wellington brewing enterprise enables quaffers to make their own hoppy concoctions.

An anti-submarine boom linked Eastbourne to Ward Island during World War II.

Wartime bridge a challenge to the brave

Only the brave and lawless risked a rickety wartime bridge linking Eastbourne to Ward Island.


Average finish, but Canes coach proud of season

Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd believes his team are set up well for another tilt at the Super Rugby title next season.

8:35 PM  Chris Boyd blames basic handling errors for his side's heartbreaking Super Rugby final loss to the Highlanders.

Lee's win brings Open, Olympics into sight

PGA Tour winner Danny Lee will play in Illinois this week before catching a charter flight to Scotland for The Open

The Black Sticks women can celebrate knowing they are all but assured of a spot at the Rio Olympic Games.

Women's Black Sticks certainties for Rio

A catastrophic series of upsets is the only thing standing between NZ women and Olympic qualification.

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