Willie Apiata greets a soldier with a hongi during the Anzac Day National Commemoration Service at Pukeahu National War ...

Services draws thousands video

Thousands stood in silence in remembrance of those who have fought under the Anzac banner.

Missing hunter found

Search and rescue operation on Mt Taranaki.

A search team airlifted the 62-year-old man unharmed from the Kaweka Ranges.

Crook denied parole 

Kelly Leigh Crook lured a man to a deadly ambush then attempted to cover up murder by faking a car crash scene.

Protest mars service video

"Do it tomorrow, do it the day before - but today is wrong, wrong, wrong." Father and son clash with peace activists.

Rentals smelly, musty and mouldy

Rental homes are twice as likely to smell musty, and three times more likely to feel damp.

Councillor under investigation

Kapiti councillor David Scott accused of grabbing senior manager's hips and 'pressing' himself against her.

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News

11 years jail for Kiwi in Borneo

Kiwi citizen Gregory John Harland-White has been sentenced to 11 years jail in Borneo after being found in possession of ...

Kiwi man sentenced for methamphetamine possession also thought to be the same man who robbed an Aussie bank dressed as Santa.

The plan to tackle pre-loading

Plans are afoot to close Courtenay Place party zone to traffic from 10pm at weekends.

Young, scared and in war

May month of planting

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The plan to tackle pre-loading

Police on Wellington's Blair Street. Authorities are planning to close Blair and Allen Streets on weekend nights to ...

Plans are afoot to close Courtenay Place party zone to traffic from 10pm at weekends.

Ruling threatens jet services

Queenstown Airport has refused to comment on the impact a Court of Appeal decision could have on its safety ...

Transport Minister warned court ruling could end jet services to key airports.

Six house subdivision at Hurunui-o-Rangi Marae

Marae Trust chairman Ra Smith with the subdivision in the background.

Housing project aims to strengthen marae rebuild project.

'Discount' price for Shelly Bay?

An artist's impression of a joint venture development at Shelly Bay by the Port Nicholson Block Development Trust and ...

Wellington developers claim council land at Shelly Bay could be sold for fraction of its $10m value.

The case for building gets stronger

Building new is beginning to stack up

 

Comment

Turkey and the Anzacs

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan

OPINION: New Zealand and Turkey have a special Anzac bond. The conflict that divided them at Gallipoli now brings them together each year on Anzac Day.

Fire-fighting fit on all fronts

Damage to the Christchurch Adventure Park from last month's widespread Port Hills fire.

OPINION: The unified Fire and Emergency Management service will be flexible enough to cope with the risks and needs of different communities.

A wider outlook on war

Collective displays of memory and patriotism mark Anzac Day in the 21st century.

OPINION: Anzac Day serves as a day to acknowledge our fallen, but perhaps we should also acknowledge some other imperatives.

Ditching deciles fine in theory

Outgoing Education Minister Hekia Parata wants to replace the school decile system.

OPINION: Hekia Parata's "big data" revolution holds promise - as well as risks.

Hung up over plan to change landlines

​Spark ​will change the way landline calls have worked since their invention in 1876, by switching them to internet ...

OPINION: Changing landlines may make sense, but it's cold comfort for many.

Culture

Wellington debut for Africa film fest

Opening night film 'The Wedding Ring' offers a female perspective on love, marriage and customs as seen by the Niger’s ...

Wellingtonians are being invited on "a cultural safari" when the Africa Film Festival hits the capital in May.

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, April 25

Crosswords

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

Rapping about real estate video

David Dallas came home to write his latest album, Hood Country Club.

David Dallas' new album is about finance companies and real estate prices. Why?

Review: Hand to God

Expert direction: Lyndee-Jane Rutherford.

Darkly comic US stage hit arrives in Wellington.

Crossword solutions: Monday, April 24

Crosswords

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

Capital Life

The plan to tackle pre-loading

Police on Wellington's Blair Street. Authorities are planning to close Blair and Allen Streets on weekend nights to ...

Plans are afoot to close Courtenay Place party zone to traffic from 10pm at weekends.

Wellington debut for Africa film fest

Opening night film 'The Wedding Ring' offers a female perspective on love, marriage and customs as seen by the Niger’s ...

Wellingtonians are being invited on "a cultural safari" when the Africa Film Festival hits the capital in May.

Puppets behaving badly video

Tom Clarke plays Jason and his demonic puppet, Tyrone, in Hand to God.

Tyrone the puppet has a big smile, but don't let that fool you - he doesn't belong on Sesame St.

Dyslexia no barrier for Hoey

Hoey, who didn't learn to to write until he was eight years old, says his dyslexia gave his teaching a unique perspective.

Dyslexic Dominic Hoey learned to write at eight years old - now the published author and poet is teaching writing courses.

Leah McFall: A chilling realisation

You are what you eat – and what I eat appears to include corned beef.

Do you want to know how well-bred you are? Then open your fridge.

Sport

OBU, Norths top Swindale

Tawa's Pepesana Patafilo tries to break clear of the Johnsonville defence on Tuesday.

Two big wins for the leaders of the Swindale Shield on Anzac Day.

Pearce linked to Nix

England's manager Stuart Pearce shouts to his team during their international friendly soccer match against Holland at ...

Former England great has reportedly been offered the Wellington Phoenix manager job.

Saints ease past Giants

Nelson Giants forward Finn Delany puts up a shot on Tuesday.

Depsite Finn Delany's best efforts he couldn't stop the Wellington Saints juggernaut from rolling on.

Wairarapa thump Taranaki

Centre back Cameron Lindsay sweeps forward in a counter attack to score the fifth goal for Wairarapa United.

Wairarapa go two points clear at the top of the central league.

Strength in Wellington women's softball

Sacred Heart College softball coach Scott Robertson with team members (L-R) Pallas Potter, Destiny Savage and Bailey ...

The immense strength of women's high school softball in Wellington has been showcased at the most recent division one and two national secondary schools tournaments.

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