Colin Wansbrough, club president of the Western Bays Street Rodders, with his 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air.

Petrolheads in Porirua

4:13 PM  It was petrolhead heaven in Porirua when the Western Bay Street Rodders car show roared into town.

Where is Adele?

If you have seen Adele Townsend, 53, police ask that you ring Hamilton Police Station immediately on 07 858 6200.

3 min ago  She got on a bus in Wellington and now no-one is sure where she is.

Tugboats bring life into harbour video

It's a job that comes with views that are hard to match. 

Robbery double arrest

A man and a teenage boy have been arrested over a Hawke's Bay aggravated robbery.

4WD vehicle hits cyclist

A cyclist has been hit by a black 4WD near Wellington, but the driver is yet to be found.

'That's a huge hit to take'

4:27 PM  A food crawl in post-campylobacter Havelock North hopes to revive some suffering businesses.

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What happened to Trevor Schultz?

Trevor Schultz, who previously lived in Taranaki, prior to his disappearance in 1957.

8 min ago  The 25-year-old nurse went for a walk in February 1957 but has not been heard from since.

Proposal not flying with public gallery

Nearly 70 per cent of submitters against proposed airport runway extension.

Nineteen ejected from stadium

Landscapes captured in watercolour


Wellington's 'Ponsonby' hub

The site of the former Greytown Four Square store and adjoining land, which was developed into new retail spot, is on ...

The "most sophisticated retail property ever built in the Wairarapa" is up for grabs.

Hutt project manager wins big

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Big restructure at Martin Jetpack

Martin Jetpack chief executive Peter Coker is taking on a new role as vice president global community of innovators ...

Martin Jetpack has switched senior executives, laid off staff, and farewelled two directors

Corrupt mastermind or duped friend?

Flanked by supporters, Sir Ngatata Love arrives arrives at High Court in Wellington during the final week of the trial, ...

Crown claims Sir Ngatata Love was seeking enrichment. His defence says others took advantage of his trust.

NZ Post profit up, letters drop

AUCKLAND, AUCKLAND - APRIL 06:  New Lynn Kiwibank and Postshop on April 6, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. New Zealand ...

Postal service reports a $141m profit and parcel growth, but posties are delivering fewer letters.


Garner: A solution for sex offenders

Placing a sex offender near Maungaraki School proves Corrections needs a total overhaul of how they handle these cases.

Community fury at sex offenders living in their street is understandable - but we can't allow mob justice to take over.

A heavy lift for light rail fans

Light rail has experienced a resurgence from the US to Australia recently, including in Melbourne, pictured.

OPINION: Light rail has its appeal, but the cost of bringing it to Wellington remains worrying.

We just need to deliver the best

Effective teaching means personalising the experience of learners so they achieve the highest possible standards in ways ...

OPINION: The model of learning needs to ensure all learners, regardless of the mode in which they learn, get a 21st century education.

Policy for the birds

Tutaepatu Lagoon is a 49-hectare spring-fed freshwater wildlife sanctuary in Canterbury.

OPINION: A successful native biodiversity National Policy Statement will require all political parties to be on it.

Bring NZ Wars into view

A ceremony marking the handover of Rangiriri, site of one of the major battles in the New Zealand Wars.

OPINION: The New Zealand Wars are a foundational part of this country's history, and every person should have at least a passing knowledge of them.


Landscapes captured in watercolour

Alan Collins will find an outdoor vantage point then  paint what he sees,

Landscapes brought to life in watercolour

Te Papa’s getting bugged

Ruud "The Bug Man" Kleinpaste is bringing his creepy crawly bug lab to Te Papa.

Te Papa announces a new creepy-crawly collaboration with Weta Workshop.

UB40 returns

UB40's Astro, Mickey, and Ali, can't get enough of performing in New Zealand.

Enjoy Red Red Wine with a red wine when UB40 hits NZ vineyards in January.

A very funny and original show

Jessica Brien delivers a yoga class like no other in Coriander's Yoga(ish) Show.

REVIEW: From start to finish, Brien engages her audience with consummate ease

Crossword solutions: Saturday, August 27

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

Capital Life

4 ways to cut food waste

Duck liver parfait with donut holes.

Lessons from the All Taste No Waster dinner.

Cherry beer's sweet back story

Pete Gillespie, co-owner of Garage Project, which has collaborated with Karma Cola to produce cherry-flavoured Lola.

The story behind Lola

Feast not for the faint-hearted

Cardiac Cuisine, a Wellington On a Plate event boasting six courses of hearts.

This is one banquet which the chef has put more than his own heart and soul into.

Pedal power behind recycling video

Kaicycle is a food waste bicycle collection service based in Wellington.

Kaicycle is fundraising to improve their urban waste collection service and help keep food waste out of landfills.

Local's guide to Wellington weekend stuff nation video

A short stroll from the city is Wellington's beach – Oriental Bay.

A Wellingtonian and travel blogger describes his perfect itinerary for a couple of nights in the capital.


Birkenhead through to Chatham Cup final

Birkenhead's Ethan Galbraith celebrates scoring the decisive third goal against Miramar Rangers on Sunday.

A late goal to Ethan Galbraith sealed Birkenhead's win, while Waitakere City were rampant against Three Kings United.

Hi tech behind our athletes

Paralympic swimmer Cameron Leslie has just been fitted with new state of the art prosthetic legs in the lead-up to the ...

Advances in artificial limb technology will boost some of our 29 Paralympians' medal chances at Rio in September.

It's back to reality as Smith returns from Rio

Kelsey Smith in action during the Olympic Games semifinal against eventual champions Great Britain.

She may have returned home without a medal but Kelsey Smith has described her first Olympic Games experience as "one of the funnest things I've ever done."

Who are the top sport people?

The Tawa Tigers wrestling Club scooped most of the honours at the Porirua Sports Awards in 2011.

The Porirua City Council is calling for nominations for the city's top sports awards.

First-half blitz propels Otago

Otago's Jack Wilson and Wellington's Jackson Garden-Bachop compete for the ball.

Otago outscored Wellington five tries to three in the second round match in Dunedin.

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