Norths v Avalon.

Swindale Shield: May 30, 2015

12 min ago  Last round in shield confirms and dashes Jubilee Cup hopes.

Shaw co-leads Greens video

13052015 News Photo Andy Jackson/Fairfax NZ.  NZ Green Party co-leader candidate James Shaw in Taranaki.

The Green Party has found a replacement for Russel Norman.

Guilty pleasures of tastemakers

Even the most discerning cultural arbiters need to veer off the high road occasionally. 

Bouquets as Te Papa opens gallery

Years of sniping about Te Papa's logo, name and architecture were forgotten at the waterfront museum's joyous opening in 1998.

Student hostel sells for $33m

Once home to ANZ, a refurbished student hostel is bought by local investors for $33.3m

Leaving defeat behind

Hurricanes captain says team won't win Super title if they continue to play like they did agains the Crusaders. 

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News

Mona Blades: Four decades and still missing

Mona Blades disappeared while hitchhiking from Hamilton to Hastings on 31 March 1975.

The day started out as a simple hitchhike to see family but would become one of New Zealand's most enduring mysteries.

Teacher admits assaulting teen

A Wellington teacher is desperate to keep his name secret after lashing out at a girl for a moment's stupidity.

Dope smokers take the high road

One person critical after Levin crash

Business

Retailers courted for shopping centres

Devonport Wharf is being redeveloped to add more retailers.

Search is on for retailers to join several new or refurbished retail hubs

Penalty upheld for arm-burning accident

The $57,500 penalty on a Lower Hutt food factory was reasonable, judge says.

Crowding out banks with pledge fundraising

Businesses raising money via crowd funding will soon begin to impact on our banks.

Comment

Farewell to John Campbell video

290515 News Photo: Peter Meecham/ Fairfax Media
John Campbell gets a selfie taken with a fan outside TV3 after the last Campbell Live show went to air.

OPINION: Go take a bloody well-deserved break, you marvellous bugger.

Scandal should claim Fifa boss

OPINION: It’s the world’s biggest sport, so it is oddly fitting that Fifa, football’s governing body, is now tied up in the largest case of sports corruption.

John Campbell's departure from TV3 is what economists call market failure.

Campbell's departure a body blow

OPINION: The only sensible answer is to set up a new state-owned public-service television station.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Saturday, May 30

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

Towers sing Slice of Heaven video

To mark NZ Music Month, Wellington-based indie-pop band Towers will cover well-known Kiwi songs.

Outrageous Fortune actress Siobhan Marshall and Almighty Johnsons actor Ben Barrington will put their best feet forward for this year's Dancing with the Stars.

Who's got the moves?

Dance experts run a critical eye over Sunday's Dancing with the Stars contestants.

Capital Life

The game changers of tomorrow

Charlizza Harris from Upper Hutt was nominated for a Youth Week award by her boss and supporter, Sue Jury, CEO of the YMCA.

Young movers and shakers shine at the 2015 Youth Week Awards.

Mystery of the missing teenage model

A pretty Lower Hutt teenager vanished into thin air in 1961, leaving a cold trail and a dead suspect behind her.

Crafters & Co bar, Victoria St, Wellington.

Rude food, bar the mayo

Disruptive roadworks actually do patrons a good turn on this occasion.

Sport

Ghana and Austria share spoils in Wellington

Ghana's Samuel Tettehcontrols the ball under pressure from Austria's Daniel Rosenbichler in Wellington.

A 90th minute penalty from star player Yaw Yeboah sees Africans avoid shock defeat in their opening game of Fifa U-20 World Cup.

Canes howler as Crusaders march home video

Super Rugby leaders were not themselves in a 35-18 loss to a fired up Crusaders in Nelson.

Argentina's Nicolas Tripichio looks to escape Panama's Ismael Diaz at Wellington Regional Stadium.

Argentina and Panama draw 2-2 in Wellington

Panama pull off something of an upset, holding Fifa U-20 World Cup title contenders Argentina to a 2-2 draw in Wellington.

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