Peter Wothers hopes to capture young people's interest in chemistry through his often-spectacular experiments, including coloured flame, in this case using copper.

Illuminating the history of light video

11:23 AM  The successes and failures of people's attempts to bring forth light inspired lecture series.

Body found in harbour

The body of a man has been found in the water off Queens Wharf in the Wellington harbour.

9 min ago  An unidentified older man's body has been found floating in Wellington harbour.

Canes captain 'gutted' video

11:12 AM  Conrad Smith tells his team there's "a lot to be proud of" in spite of Super Rugby loss.

Van rolled off road

10:42 AM  Woman left with spinal injuries after a van rolled off the road in Marlborough.

Jubilee Cup: July 4, 2015

10:54 AM  Tawa mounted a second half comeback and then held on to beat Hutt Old Boys Marist.¬†

Is there slavery in Wellington?

OPINION: The reality is, diplomats can effectively treat their staff as they wish.

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News

Jubilant fans greet Highlanders video

Thousands of Highlanders fans flocked to Dunedin airport to greet the triumphant team and celebrate their Super Rugby win.

14 min ago  As many as 10,000 Highlanders fans welcomed their team home today after an all-night party in Dunedin.

Serious car crash in Clive

A man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after crashing into a power pole near Clive.

Stabbing victim 'touched lives'

Pair arrested in assault

Business

Tuatara to brew overseas

Tuatara Breweries chief executive Richard Shirtcliffe says the company will start brewing overseas before the end of 2015.

Wellington craft brewer will be making beer overseas by end of the year.

Govt teams up with Australia to woo big investors

Housing may be rolled up with other infrastructure projects to offer scale to offshore investors

Burger King's premises in Paraparaumu are on the market.

Paraparaumu's Burger King for sale

Burger King's Paraparaumu site is up for sale.

Comment

Garner: Can the Canes finally do it after 20 years?

Will Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu have a fairytale ending to their time in the Hurricanes jersey?

OPINION: I've waited nearly 20 long and painful years to write this.

Magna Carta still a powerful piece of law

OPINION: Last month marked 800 years since King John was forced by a group of barons at Runnymede to accept some constraints on his authority and affix his seal to the document that became known as Magna Carta.

ACT leader David Seymour and four Green MPs were on the same side when they opposed the Harmful Digital Communications Bill in Parliament.

Editorial: Parliament took its eye off the bullies

Despite a wave of online opposition, Parliament has passed a new law against cyber bullying.

Culture

Bic Runga and Tiny Ruins exquisite as duo

Tiny Ruins, left, and Bic Runga. Their Wellington Opera House show was lovely, charming, gentle and, at times, close to perfect.

8 min ago  REVIEW: Bic Runga's request to work with Tiny Ruins was a smart move when the results were seen live in Wellington.

A sensational National Youth Orchestra

REVIEW: The National Youth Orchestra continue to improve by leaps and bounds.

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Crossword solutions: Saturday, July 4

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

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.

A big noise around town gallery

Karori wildlife sanctuary marks 20-year milestone with a weekend of celebrations.

New Zealand Post Kaumatua Kapa Haka, Soundings Theatre, Te Papa.

What's On these school holidays

There's plenty to get the kids entertained these school holidays.

Sport

Jubilant fans greet Highlanders video

Thousands of Highlanders fans flocked to Dunedin airport to greet the triumphant team and celebrate their Super Rugby win.

15 min ago  As many as 10,000 Highlanders fans welcomed their team home today after an all-night party in Dunedin.

Saints reach NBL final

The Wellington Saints have beaten the Nelson Giants 97-85 to progress to the NBL final.

Waisake Naholo of the Highlanders celebrates a try that helped his team to the Super Rugby title.

Highlanders Super Rugby champions

The Highlanders' heroes have heaped heartbreak on the Hurricanes with a 21-14 win in Wellington.

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