Head coach Sir John Kirwan of the blues looks on during the round 15 Super Rugby match between the Blues and the Highlanders at Eden Park

Canes teach Blues a lesson video

9:43 PM  Blues have no answer to Hurricanes who run out 29-5 winners at Eden Park.

Laser shone at cockpit

A person allegedly pointed a green laser beam into the cockpit of a plane.

11 min ago  Police investigating use of a laser aimed at passenger jet's flight deck.

Saints get past Giants in Nelson

12 min ago  The Nelson Giants remain winless against Wellington Saints in the NBL season.

Ballet, band impress

REVIEW: The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Salute is a parade of four impressive works.

Serial tyre-slasher on the loose

Hawke's Bay tyre repair shops have been busy following a spate of slashings.

Rise in forced marriages concern

NZ faces a growing problem of forced and underage marriages, as well as bride-burning and acid attacks.

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News

'Dangerous' wanted man caught

Wanted man Koru Meihana Coker has been arrested by police.

A 'dangerous' wanted man has been arrested by police.

Rescue turns focus on Kaye Stewart mystery

One of Wellington's enduring mysteries may get a helping hand after a missing runner's rescue in Rimutaka Forest Park.

Man killed after rolling vehicle in Hawke's Bay

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Business

Lack of quake help disappoints

Wellington's quake-damaged Old Public Trust Building will be strengthened for the Culture and Heritage Ministry.

Commercial building owners say it's ironic a building has to collapse for it to get tax relief

Higher airfares with new tax

The Government announced in Thursday's Budget that it will sting passengers with $22 in arrival and departure taxes.

Budget a stable platform for business growth

A $40 million investment in Te Papa, the prospect of more jobs, higher wages and the signalling of further tax cuts was good news on Budget day for Wellington, business leaders say.

Comment

Dying Dad taught me how to live

Duncan Garner says we let work distract us from what really matters: family, friends and the joys of new experiences.

OPINION: Duncan Garner: So, Dad, it's five years ago this week that you died of cancer.

Editorial: Just a first step against poverty

OPINION: The Government has made a start on the problem of child poverty. It is not a big step, because the cupboard is bare, but it is something.

If Finance Minister Bill English pushes out achieving a Budget surplus for a couple of years more his reputation will be  dented.

Editorial: Has the boom made you better off?

OPINION: The boom has brought only modest gains

Culture

Crossword solutions: Saturday, May 23

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

Crossword solutions: Friday, May 22

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

The Museum of Wellington City & Sea is being  renamed Wellington Museum as part of rebranding for the city's museums.

Museum turns its back on sea

The Museum of Wellington City and Sea is being renamed as part of rebranding for the city's museums.

Capital Life

What food says about us

Henry Hargreaves photographing staff members at Matterhorn, for his latest project "Staff Meals". From left, Alex Nguyen, Max Gordy, Henry Hargreaves, Sebastian Abante, Isaac Chamberland and Punit Vetal.

Famous food photographer turns his lens on what restaurants feed their staff.

Gareth Farr's Secret Wellington

Composer Gareth Farr talks about his favourite spots in the capital.

Kate Nunneley, New Zealand's most decorated female tennis player, shown in typical women's sportswear in 1899.

Tennis champion stunned the Antipodes

Kate Nunneley stormed the NZ tennis scene in 1895, starting a reign of glory over a decade long.

Sport

Live Super Rugby: Blues vs Canes in Auckland

James Parsons and Sir John Kirwan will be looking to cause an upset at Eden Park.

Join us for Super Rugby action as the Blues host the Hurricanes at Eden Park.

Leota wants Central Pulse to play with courage

After 12 of this year's 14 rounds, the struggling franchise sit fourth in their conference, with just three wins to their name.

Wellington Harriers runners (L-R) Marcus Karamanolis, James Preston and Nathan Tse sit on the seat made to commemorate their former coach, Graham Tattersall.

Running for "Tatts"

This year's running of the Vosseler Shield will have extra significance for several Wellington Harriers runners.

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