Fats Moke, 43, is a big man with a gang history who has worked with Dr Tom Mulholland to get his diabetes under control.

Mobster 'Fats' wants to be fit video

Hutt Valley gang member does not want his 11 children to see him die early from diabetes.

Is this loft livable? gallery

The apartment features two 'loft bedrooms' and two bedrooms on the lower floor.

Capital apartment with makeshift cubicle bedrooms labelled 'unlivable' by students.

Massive waves pound coast gallery video

Roads, beaches and seawalls engulfed by angry seas north of Wellington.

Mary Berrington search called off

Search suspended after police fail to find Upper Hutt woman missing since Wednesday.

Hawke's Bay man missing

Police appeal for sightings of Flaxmere man Jason Wright who went missing on Friday.

CuriousCity: Saving our plants video

Wellington's Otari-Wilton's Bush is home to half the country's 3000 native plants.

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Cash for child abuse tip-offs

Who killed twins Chris and Cru Kahui? Someone knows - yet they are not telling and no one has ever been convicted over ...

5:35 AM  Police may pay cash to informants to break the wall of silence around child abuse.

Whanganui double blaze

One person taken to hospital after neighbouring houses catch fire.

Toddler left to die in pain

Porirua power mostly restored


Would you live in this apartment? gallery

The apartment features two 'loft bedrooms' and two bedrooms on the lower floor.

Wellington loft with makeshift cubicles as bedrooms labelled "unlivable" by students and health experts.

Nori win for Wellington

Nori merchandise has already been created and is on sale in Korea, and its creators expect the show to be sold around ...

Capital's sound expertise forms company to win work during gaps between international blockbusters.

Brewery lines up Lyall Bay move


Wellington craft beer producer ParrotDog is shifting its home base.

Stick men want more pay

Activists dressed as Pak n Save stick men protest outside the Porirua Store on Parumoana St. First Union say they are ...

Union asking for Porirua Pak 'n Save workers to have parity with other Wellington supermarkets

Beach owner selling slice of Fiji video

Michael Garnham is trying to sell the largest part of a Fijian island for $28.95 million.

Michael Garnham is selling part of Fiji island, following the sale of a pristine Abel Tasman beach, as debt grows.


Garner: My biggest fear

The average price of an Auckland house is an astronomical $970,000.

Do I tell my children to move to Levin, or will they still be working in their 80s to pay off their mortgages?

Editorial: Sky's Olympic rules rob public

Fairfax Media has decided not to send journalists to the Olympics.

OPINION: Restrictions on New Zealand journalists at the Olympics mocked the spirit of the Games.

Moving from 'yes we can' to 'what is this?'

Roger Ailes, the outgoing chairman and CEO of Fox News and Fox Television Stations.

OPINION: Back in November 2008 I had the privilege of watching Obama's election night victory speech on television with my father.


Joe Biden speaking during his whistle-stop peace visit to new Zealand this week.

An American navy ship brings a symbolic end to a 33-year nuclear argument.

Is it a case of male vanity?

Mick Jagger may be afflicted with the same peculiar form of male vanity that led Hugh Hefner, at 82, to marry a woman 60 ...

OPINION: With Mick Jagger there seems to be one constant: that Mick comes first.


Crossword solutions: Monday, July 25

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

Worshippers flock to capital

Arise Church senior pastor John Cameron.

Almost 7000 members of the Arise church are gathering in Wellington this weekend.

Hip hop's 'Olympics of dance'

Shae King goes through a routine that propelled him and his dance crew in to a world competition.

Dancers are training just as hard as our top athlete's for their shot at glory.

Five festival films to catch this week

Graeme Tuckett selects a few out-of-the-way gems worth viewing at NZ Film Festival this coming week

Some of the best of the fest

Miss Sharon Jones! looks at the life and career of ones of music's unsung heroines.

Wellington's annual feast of cinema gets underway today. James Croot previews a baker's dozen of titles from the vast selection of choices on show at the New Zealand International Film Festival

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Hip hop's 'Olympics of dance'

Shae King goes through a routine that propelled him and his dance crew in to a world competition.

Dancers are training just as hard as our top athlete's for their shot at glory.

How the super-rich go shopping

A client can have her sales adviser pull in an entire season's worth of looks, plus accessories, in her size. Or she can ...

Flattering blush-pink changing room walls, catwalk-ready pieces and customers who drop US$500,000 in one click.

Shepherd Elliott and Jesse Simpson

Shepherd Elliott, left, and Jesse Simpson at their Wellington cafe Ti Kouka.

A complicated family tree sprouted the culinary mini-empire of Wellington brothers Shepherd Elliott and Jesse Simpson.

Advanced cancer sufferer still laughing gallery

Saoirse Gaffney is undergoing three types of chemotherapy in Christchurch.

Laughter is the best medicine for 5-year-old with stage 5 lung and bilateral kidney cancer.

Irene van Dyk's Secret Wellington

Former Silver Fern shooter and legend Irene van Dyk.

Netball great Irene van Dyk shares her favourite local haunts.


Hurricanes proving miserly

Centre Seta Tamanivalu was one of the tryscorers when the Chiefs beat the Hurricanes earlier this season.

Defence will be a key in Saturday's clash between the Hurricanes and Chiefs.

Canes stars and subs combine video

Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara capped off a dominant performances against the Sharks with a try.

Hurricanes getting the personnel and tactical mix right.

Hutt, Dalefield suffer losses

Northern's Craig Turner scored the winning goal as his side beat Hutt on Saturday.

Two big upsets marked the Wellington men's hockey preliminary playoffs with both top teams going down to extra time golden goals.

Hodge wins Wellington cross-country

Wellington Scottish's Tim Hodge (centre) on his way to winning the Wellington cross-country championships from Nathan ...

Muddy and windy conditions at Grenada North Park meant Tim Hodge had to stay patient to defend his Wellington cross-country running title.

Harris earns Miramar win over Napier

Wellington Olympic goalkeeper Scott Basalaj fights to clear the ball in Olympic's 7-2 win against Palmerston North Marist.

Wins to Olympic and Miramar over the weekend has setup a blockbuster clash between the two sides next week.

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