Thirty six year old Kane Roper was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in his ...

Fighting for a chance at life video

Kane Roper knows there's drug to fight his debilitating illness. But it will cost him $200,000.

Balcony plunge death

Chantelle Klasema, and a 35-year-old Melbourne man, fell about 10 metres from a balcony on the third floor.

17 min ago  Family in shock as Kiwi Chantelle Klasema, falls to her death from Melbourne apartment building.

SH1 crash victim dies

Woman killed in Paekakariki crash was a pioneering Maori detective. 

Three rescued from Tararuas

Helicopter plucks trampers out of forest park after emergency locator beacon set off.

Armed hold-up at dairy

Police are hunting for a man with a sawn-off rifle who demanded cash from a Porirua dairy.

Danger in turning up to work

Fumes and dust are killing hundreds, sometimes years after their exposure.

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Bay blast Waitakere 3-1

Hawke's Bay United coach Brett Angell was delighted with a 3-1 opening round win over Waitakere United.

Hawke's Bay had a convincing 3-1 win to kick off their national football league campaign.

Hoping and praying for Seddon

The family of a diver missing off Banks Peninsula in Canterbury "still have faith he could show up alive".

Labouring for a strong union movement

The power of good oratory


Climbing Mt Debt

I have no idea what sort of mortgage we should go for.

What happens when you have pre-approval to borrow more money than you had wanted to spend.

Taratahi comes up short

Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre sat below average in three of the report's four performance indicators.

Fewer than two in five students completed their qualifications last year.

Traps lure, 'whack', kill rodents video

The self-resetting rat-traps - called A24 - are mounted to trees.

As the war on pests continues, one Wellington business believes it has the answer.

Boogie Wonderland in liquidation

**** NIGHT CLUB 4 ---? SUNDAY STAR TIMES--- Tripping the light fantastic at Boogie Wonderland. 17/08/04 Picture by David ...

Saturday night's not the night for dancing after demise of popular Wellington hot spot.

'Sad day' for Pumpkin Patch

A lack of capital was putting the company at risk, according to a notice on the NZX.

The NZ children's clothing company has too much debt and is struggling to stay afloat.


Labouring for a strong union movement

Helen Kelly was a deeply political person who didn't just want to make a point, she wanted to make a difference.

Opinion: Trade unions are key to the fight Helen Kelly so ably led for a fair and just society.

The power of good oratory

On election night in 2008 President-elect Obama referenced another spell binding orator, civil rights leader Martin ...

Opinion: Presidential election campaigns are great opportunities for oratory, and for the world to potentially see future leaders use public speaking and the bully pulpit to pull in the votes.

Climbing Mt Debt

I have no idea what sort of mortgage we should go for.

What happens when you have pre-approval to borrow more money than you had wanted to spend.

Garner: Have a heart Bill English

After eight years in power and now boasting a $1.8 billion surplus, this is Bill English's chance to start thinking ...

OPINION: Revealed: The secret memo to Bill English that was never written ... and would never be actioned even if it had been.

The public's right to know

The former Chief Ombudsman Dame Beverley Wakem.

Freedom of information in New Zealand is in deep trouble. Bureaucrats and politicians constantly flout their obligations under the Official Information Act, which holds that information is open to the public unless special circumstances apply. The assumption is that ordinary people are entitled to know what their rulers are up to.


Crossword solutions: Tuesday, October 25

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Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

Circa's latest a must-see

Aidee Walker and Arthur Meek star in Lungs.

REVIEW: Lungs is as visually interesting as it is verbally.

Album Review Norah Jones, Day Breaks

Norah Jones Day Breaks albums

The jazz queen's back with a double dose of medicine for the soul.

Crossword solutions: Saturday, October 22

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Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

Pride award winner humble

Gabrielle Cabauatan has won a lot of trophies over the last three years.

Gabrielle Cabauatan, 10, won the Pride award for creativity- junior section.

Capital Life

Modern Maori comedy gallery

The cast of The Biggest, a comedy written and directed by Jamie McCaskill, about prejudice in rural New Zealand. From ...

A host of Wellington theatre royalty will be together on stage in a new Maori theatre story with a difference.

New playground a success

Emily Herbert, 8, from Whiteman's Valley, was one of many youngsters who enjoyed the water feature at Avalon Park on Sunday.

The newly upgraded Avalon Park playground is proving a big hit.

Cat snipping may cut out poor

Kitten Inn owner Susan McNair is worried the Wellington SPCA's new heavily discounted cat microchipping service will be ...

Fears that SPCA's web-only deal will exclude elderly and those without credit cards.

Welly blog celebrates first birthday gallery

Lucy Revill runs the Residents of Welly blog, which is about to celebrate its first birthday.

A Wellington blogger has found love, and a career, online.

Road rage on the quay

Traffic was at a standstill around Wellington's Customhouse Quay on Friday afternoon after a speeding driver got into an ...

Witness describes high-speed driving through Wellington, followed by an ugly assault.


Patel, Arnel snare four wickets

Jeetan Patel was in top form for Wellington on day three of their Plunket Shield clash against Auckland in Mt Maunganui.

The Wellington Firebirds veterans have bowled their side into a strong position against Auckland on day three of Plunket Shield action.

O'Rourke: diving is 'un-Australian'

Melbourne City's Michael Jakobsen made the most of a Roly Bonevacia challenge in week one so he could time waste with ...

The head of the A-League has called on clubs to stop their players from diving.

Phoenix improve ahead of Victory video

Wellington Phoenix striker Kosta Barbarouses reacts after incorrectly being called offside during his side's loss to ...

Still no goals or points for the Wellington Phoenix but their play improved sharply on Sunday against Sydney FC.

Batter Up: The story of HV Softball

Softball royalty Mark Sorenson, Naomi Shaw and Bill Massey. The trio were part of a big group of Hutt Valley stalwarts ...

Batter Up tells the story of 70 years of softball in the Hutt Valley.

Offside costs Phoenix video

Wellington Phoenix's Michael McGlinchey holds off the challenge Sydney FC's Rhyan Grant at Westpac Stadium on Sunday night.

Roy Krishna's first half goal was incorrectly ruled out for offside before Sydney FC grabbed a 90th-minute winner.

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