The Dinosaurs from China exhibit at Te Papa.

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.

Shaw to co-lead Greens

James Shaw, from Wellington, has been named the Green Party's new co-leader.

15 min ago  The Green Party has found a replacement for Russel Norman from four "political Adonises".

Three tickets an hour

Parking wardens decry supposed "measure" about how many tickets to issue.

Leaving defeat behind

Conrad Smith said his team won't win Super Rugby title if they keep playing like they did against the Crusaders.

Vanished without a trace

Who else remains missing, after a Wellington man's body is identified 29 years on? 40 years since Mona Blades went missing

Dope smokers take the high road

More than a third of cannabis smokers drive high, sparking calls for roadside testing technology.

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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.

One person critical after Levin crash

Petone store owner's faith in police restored

Business

Crowding out banks with pledge fundraising

Professor Gary Mersham believes small businesses will increasingly rely on crowd funding for capital, rather than going to banks.

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

Gold Awards finalists announced

Wellington businesses are sharp, sophisticated organisations, Wellington Gold Awards organiser says.

The baking machine where a woman's arm was trapped at temperatures up to 85C for 40 minutes.

Penalty upheld for arm-burning accident

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

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

Canes howler as Crusaders march home video

Hurricanes first five-eighth Otere Black fends off Crusader Luke Romano at Nelson's Trafalgar Park.

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

Siddons a class act to the end

There's great excitement about Jamie Siddons leaving Wellington.

NZ wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi thumps a pull shot during his brutal innings of 88 from just 70 balls on day one of the second test against England at Headingley.

Ronchi hauls Black Caps from trouble

Luke Ronchi sprinted then slipped within inches of a debut century for the Kiwis at Headingley.

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