Early morning queues outside Te Papa for the 'Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War' exhibition.

Anzac exhibition a hit

Visitors are queuing for more than two hours for Te Papa's latest exhibition. Is it worth it?

DNA secrets revealed

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Illustration / graphic  DNA double helix

Some people have natural genetic health benefits that could be used to use to treat others

Keep up the pressure

9 min ago  OPINION: Workers need a three-pronged approach to improve safety in the workplace.

Booze ban for halls

A Vic Uni accommodation hall has banned alcohol after ''excessive drinking" and wild behaviour that left holes in the ceiling.

Parasite gets vaccine comeuppance

A Wellington researcher is trying to find a vaccine for hookworm.

Welly woman survives Nepal quake

The most frightening part of Nepal's devastating earthquake has been hearing people's screams.

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Upper Hutt shines at brass champs

Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Brass Band euphonium player Mark North was named best soloist in B grade at the Wellington Region Brass Band Championships.  Photo: SIMON EDWARDS, FAIRFAX

7 min ago  If you were among the thousands of people at Upper Hutt's dawn parade on Anzac Day and thought the band was sounding sharp, you're not alone.

Next stop, Nepal

Mark Mitchell has just returned from devastation in Vanuatu is preparing for the next disaster, in Nepal.

Hutt connections to conflict not forgotten

Car crime squad launched

Business

Shanghai tucks into Kiwi pies

Tuck Shop Pies are popular in China.

10 min ago  What started out as a hangover cure for expats is now a thriving business in China

When sought after public opinion is ignored

OPINION: Why bother asking citizens to buy into a feel-good share idea scheme and then disregard their suggestions?

The new general manager of Greytown's White Swan hotel, Dale Keith, plans to capitalise on growing numbers of national and international tourists visiting Wairarapa.

Country pub spreads wings

The new manager of the landmark pub is aiming for a difficult balance: attracting upmarket clientele, without alienating faithful locals.

Comment

Action needed to control housing inflation

There are ways to curb booming Auckland property prices.

OPINION: Despite Bill English saying 'pretty much not really anything' to do about Auckland['s housing boom, there are quite a few things that could be done.

Tough laws needed for safety and assurance

OPINION: There must be no repeat of the terrible Carterton balloon crash.

Photo: Ella Brockelsby. Linda Burges and Jane Bowron at We Love TV - Tuesday 19th March 2013. Ponsonby Central, Auckland, New Zealand. Photo: Ella Brockelsby

When sought after public opinion is ignored

OPINION: Why bother asking citizens to buy into a feel-good share idea scheme and then disregard their suggestions?

Culture

Crossword solutions: Saturday, April 25

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

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, April 28

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

One of the paintings, by Corporal Ernest Casey, that is showing in St Paul's as part of a WWI exhibition.

WWI exhibition at St Paul's

A Titahi Bay woman is the brains behind a World War I exhibition at St Paul's Cathedral.

Capital Life

Harlem Globetrotters thrill Basin Reserve crowd

The Globetrotters had plenty of fun while drubbing their Hawaiian opponents at the Basin Reserve.

A flash squad of barnstorming basketballers stunned Wellington with their skill and antics in 1957.

Turkish hero remembered

It was a bleak, chilly day when a memorial Kamal Ataturk was unveiled in Wellington 25 years ago.

Andy Lee is in Wellington to support the Carlton Blues, as they take on the St Kilda Saints in an Anzac Day AFL match at Westpac Stadium today.

Aussie Rules and toads in blenders

Comedian Andy Lee talks about AFL, meeting Hamish Blake, and Gap Year moments.

Sport
Sydney FC's Rhyan Grant comes in for some close attention from Roly Bonevacia during Sunday's A-League match at Westpac Stadium.

Sydney FC take top-two finish from Phoenix's grasp

The Phoenix will likely host Melbourne City next Sunday in an A-League elimination final.

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