Megan Harris is selling her "All Black Signature Car" to raise money for the Child Cancer Foundation.

Autographs give charity a rev-up video

Bidding war set for well-traveled Toyota signed by more than 200 All Black greats.

Body found in Porirua

A man's body was found in this state house in Porirua. Police say it had been there for weeks.

Neighbours noticed a smell which led to the discovery of a body in state house in Porirua.

$4m appetite for Welly On a Plate

Wellington On a Plate has left a lasting appetite in the capital, contributing millions to the regional economy.

Educators follow midwives to court

NZEI will launch legal action over unequal pay for education support workers.

Bananageddon hits Capital

Some supermarket shelves were banana-free at the weekend as a shortage continues.

Supermarket booze ban

Kapiti supermarket cops a four-day alcohol ban after being caught selling to a minor.

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Mayors welcome Jetstar to the Bay

A mock-up image of a 50-seat Bombardier Q300 turbo-prop aircraft in Jetstar livery.

Mayors welcome economic boost for the region.

Supermarket booze ban

A Kapiti supermarket has copped a four-day alcohol ban after being caught selling to a minor.

Dog's teeth broken - owner

$9 airfares spark price war video


$4m appetite for Wellington On a Plate

Diners celebrate Visa Wellington On a Plate at The Four Amigos special event.

Wellington On a Plate has left a lasting appetite in the capital, contributing millions to the regional economy.

Attracting Chinese investors to Wellington

The first Mojo coffee store in the central Chinese city of Xi'an is set to open on September 12.

Wellington is open for business and keen to attract Chinese investors to the capital.

More houses on the way

The increase in building consents follows a disappointing flat patch.

Surging building consent numbers should please home buyers and the Reserve Bank.

High hopes site will add verve to town

Locals hope the sale of a bare section on Featherston's main road will improve the town.

Vacant lot in Featherston's main street finally hits the market.

Curtis St redevelopment win

Karori homeowner Wayne Newman and other members of the Creswick Valley Residents Association have been fighting council re-zoning plans of the Curtis St site for years.

Controversial re-zoning of land and earthworks in the Wellington suburb of Karori are set to go ahead.


New Zealand needs to do more to tackle overdose problem

New Zealanders don’t like to talk openly about intravenous drug use

OPINION: Monday is International Overdose Awareness Day.

Here's the news, read by Jennifer Lawrence

With modern technology, Jennifer Lawrence's voice could be reading the news.

OPINION: Do we really have to bid a fond farewell to any voice in the world ever again?

National gets third-termitis

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse: likeable, but out of his depth.

OPINION: John Key warned Cabinet not to be arrogant and contract the dreaded disease.

Editorial: Housing is the Government's Achilles heel

Housing Minister Nick Smith.

Government is failing the test on Auckland and state housing problems.

In Rugby State, opening the pubs comes first

Prime Minister John Key is a great rugby supporter - and an even bigger supporter of looking blokey.

The urgency given to the Drink Piss While Watching Sacred Rugby Bill was enough to make you vomit.


A spectacular ensemble with stunning vocals

Some classy jazz playing and singers made for an impressive show by Postmodern Jukebox.

REVIEW: Postmodern Jukebox's gimmick is unoriginal, but they still produced an impressive show in Wellington.

Some great dance with body, heart and mind

Light is projected on to dancer Jeremy Beck during a performance by Footnote New Zealand Dance for its 30Forward show in Wellington.

REVIEW: Footnote New Zealand Dance's 30Forward show another highlight for excellent ensemble.

Neil Finn announces solo shows

Neil Finn will sing songs from his extensive back catalogue on his upcoming solo shows.

Neil Finn has announced intimate solo shows with strings in Wellington and Christchurch.

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

Heartfelt and sure-footed Bruckner

Violinist Baiba Skride.

REVIEW: NZSO review by John Button

Capital Life

From the Menu: A beachside favourite

Coconut and plum cake from the Chocolate Fish Cafe.

The Chocolate Fish cafe in Shelly Bay makes the most deliciously moist plum and coconut cake. Can they please be persuaded to share their recipe with your readers? Sandra, Wellington

Piri tale coaches kids to dream big

Kicking off kids' dreams: the front cover of Jared Bell's picture book for children, Piri's Big All Black Dream.

Kick off your own dreams into reality - just as Piri Weepu did.

Nature's answer to dirty water

Student Jacqui Ormsby with the water system, using totara wood as a filter, that won the regional science fair.

Following a major quake, Wellingtonians may have a local high school student to thank for a clean drink of water.

Radio studios burn in mystery arson gallery

Radio host Doreen Kelso, right, interviews Margaret David for her programme Person To Person at Broadcasting House in August 1976.

Wellington's world-class Broadcasting House radio studio met a grim end - first bowled, then burned.

Trolley derby thrills mini racers

Wellington mayor William Appleton, front, is towed uphill in a trolley cart during a parade to open the first derby. Karori Progressive Association president William Pringle follows behind him.

There were no idle hands to interest the devil during New Zealand's first trolley derby in 1948.


Saints suffer mixed start in Taiwan

Former Canterbury Rams player Richie Edwards scored 28 points for the Wellington Saints.

The Wellington Saints have started the William Jones Cup in Taiwan with a win and a loss.

Capital hockey men not getting ahead of themselves

Capital's Harry Miskimmin clashes with Central's Robert Creffier during Capital's 5-0 win in Palmerston North on Saturday.

The Capital Cobras' have been labelled title contenders in the National Hockey League, but they're taking that claim with a grain of salt.

Brown re-signs with Pulse

Ameliaranne Wells, left, and Jodi Brown will again be the Central Pulse's starting shooters in 2016.

Goal attack's name the last added to the Trans-Tasman Netball League franchise's roster for 2016.

Dramatic introduction for Marino

Wellington second rower Solomona Sio is all wrapped up by the Akarana defenders.

It was quite an introduction to representative football, for Darryl Marino.

Hutt goalie facing one last battle

Eastern Hutt goalkeeper Leonie Broome is battling cancer but still played a major role helping Eastern Hutt win the Premier Two title.

The Eastern Hutt Hockey Club is holding a fund-raiser for Leonie Broome this Saturday.

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