An early morning fire destroyed this house on Cameron Crescent in Masterton on Wednesday morning.

Man injured in house fire

19 min ago  A family of six woken by neighbour after fire spreads from shed to the house.

Killed on way to party

Ross Hallgarth of Hastings died after swerving his car to avoid an oncoming car in the wrong lane.

9:32 AM  Ross Hallgarth died after swerving his car to avoid an oncoming car in the wrong lane.

Hutt housing fears video

Realtor says greenfield developments, not infill, will solve shortage.

Diesel spill on Rimutaka Hill

3 min ago  Drivers asked to drive carefully after spill on State Highway 2.

Our crowded schools

Almost a quarter of Wellington region's schools at risk of overcrowding, or already over capacity.

Plan for ATM no-beggar zones

Wellington businesses want perimeters marked around ATMs to prevent intimidation of customers.

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News

Is your local school overcrowded?

Find out which schools the Government considers over capacity and which it regards as at risk of overcrowding.

2 min ago  Find out which schools the Government considers over capacity and which it regards as at risk of overcrowding.

Plans of Paramount importance

Wellington City Council has released plans to show what a proposed hotel or apartment building in the Paramount Theatre building could look like

Horowhenua residents 'stonewalled'

E.coli found in Napier's water

business

No-begging zones at ATMs?

Beggars near an ATM machine in Manners St, Wellington, on Tuesday. Businesses in the city consider it to be one of the ...

Perimeters could be marked around ATMs to prevent intimidation of customers.

Hutt's infill housing dilemma video

Real estate agent John Ross supports building apartments in suburban shopping centres, but believes the best way to get ...

Real estate agent says greenfield developments, not infill, will solve Hutt's housing shortage.

Schnapps founder bankrupt

Ulf Fuhrer established Aotearoa Distillers, which produced Zumwohl schnapps, in 2008.

A former Wellington commercial real estate agent has been made bankrupt.

What will fill gaping sevens hole?

032113.Kevin Stent/DominionPost. Crowd goes wild at the Wellington Sevens,Westpac Stadium.

Rock concerts and one-off events like Edinburgh Tattoo high on Wellington's list.

Briscoe mum on Kathmandu

The owner of Briscoes homeware and Rebel Sport stores says an ASX listing does not mean immediate expansion across the ...

Briscoe vague on expansion plans to Australia.

Comment

ACC scheme ripe for reform

After the accident, the arguments begin.

OPINION: A new report raises fundamental problems in the operation of ACC. The question is whether the proposed reforms would cure the problems, or whether even more radical changes are needed.

The jaws of justice

US President Donald Trump yearns to be loved, to be admired. Praise is the fuel he runs on, says Joe Bennett. But his ...

OPINION: The ancient gods knew a thing or two about the jaws of justice. Trump's' torture' is proof of that.

Drunks killed the sevens video

The costumes were brilliant but too often the people wearing them turned into drunken morons by the early hours.

OPINION: Stupidity killed the fun of the sevens, not those who had to drag them off to hospital or jail.

Coming clean on water

Smaller rivers and lakes are not necessarily covered by the Government's latest proposals, says the Land and Water Forum.

OPINION: It is crystal clear that more than just Clean Water proposals will be needed if New Zealand is to meet the expectations of its citizens on water quality and use.

A fan's farewell stuff nation

Samantha Johnston, third from right, went as a sheep in 2009.

She attended every year for 13 years. But the party's over, so one Wellington Sevens fan says goodbye.

Culture

Wednesday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Tuesday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Cellist and conductor combine superbly

Singaporean director Darrell Ang proved on Saturday night just why he is known as a very precise, direct, conductor who ...

REVIEW: The dark resignation of Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony Finale set the seal on a very fine performance.

Monday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

92-year-old pens 'new' anthem video

New Zealand flag

Is it time to kick the religion and creed out of our anthem?

Capital Life

New Zealand's must-try dishes

The Nest, by L'oeuf.

How many of these 40 dishes can you tick off?

British pub opens in Wellington CBD

Oysters with ​red wine shallot vinegar.

A blend of kitschy British iconography and tongue-in-cheek touches; Royals on loos; lawn flamingos; phone boxes. We laughed. We loved it.

Plans of Paramount importance

Wellington Film Society is rallying to save Wellington's oldest cinema after the cinema's operators announced they would ...

Wellington City Council has released plans to show what a proposed hotel or apartment building in the Paramount Theatre building could look like

No-begging zones at ATMs?

Beggars near an ATM machine in Manners St, Wellington, on Tuesday. Businesses in the city consider it to be one of the ...

Perimeters could be marked around ATMs to prevent intimidation of customers.

What will fill gaping sevens hole?

032113.Kevin Stent/DominionPost. Crowd goes wild at the Wellington Sevens,Westpac Stadium.

Rock concerts and one-off events like Edinburgh Tattoo high on Wellington's list.

Sport

Burnard claims first senior win

Wellington Scottish runner Harry Burnard on his way to winning the senior men's division at the Vosseler Shield on Saturday.

The promising young Wellington Scottish runner was first across the line at the Vosseler Shield on Saturday.

St Mary's netballers court success

St Mary's College wing attack Maddie Feaunati looks for a pass during the final of the College Sport Wellington netball ...

Another premier netball tournament title for St Mary's was driven by their highly-successful year 12s.

Young weightlifter raises the bar

Piper Gwyn, 16, recently returned home from the Youth World Weightlifting Championships in Bangkok.

Piper Gwyn broke a New Zealand record when competing at the youth world championships.

Netball's form seven

Steel import Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is the competition's top goal scorer.

No place for Maria Tutaia, Anna Harrison or Jane Watson in national netball premiership's form team.

Hansen honours Sir Ron

Steve Hansen, Sir Ron Scott's daughter Lise Kljakovic and Marco Kljakovic.

Sir Ron Scott remembered fondly by Steve Hansen.

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