Wellington City Council is understood to have made a deal to sell its land at Shelly Bay to  developer Ian Cassels.

From Shelly Bay to Sausalito

Land sale could lead to revamp of derelict buildings on Wellington's Miramar Peninsula.

Gastro answers sought

Havelock North man Kevin Wilkins asks a question at the gastro meeting.

They came in their droves to the Baptist church on the edge of town to find out how the evil got into their water.

Porirua bus hits road block

City Council was given $60,000 to buy a community bus back in April, so where is it?

Should ratepayers buy Vic campus?

One Wellington mayoral candidate thinks so, but others have scoffed at the suggestion.

Body confirmed as missing Kiwi

Australian police confirm death of former Wellingtonian Michael Huria near Perth.

Stop-go for traffic island video

Contractors scramble to widen a road after they plonked a traffic island in prematurely.

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$10 campus could sell for $20m video

The university's vice-chancellor, Grant Guilford, says it will take up to two years for the university to dispose of the ...

Victoria Uni bought a Wellington campus for $10 in 2014 - now it could sell the site for $20m.

Gas scare at Napier Port

Two workers tested for exposure to methyl bromide after accidental release of log fumigant.

Cell phones saving languages

Dog rescued from 'scary' fire

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Shelly Bay a step closer to Sausalito

Wellington City Council is understood to have made a deal to sell its land at Shelly Bay to  developer Ian Cassels.

Wellington City Council land sale to developer could see revamp of collection of derelict buildings.

Rich-lister can claim water theft

Wellington property developer Eyal Aharoni, who accused Arrow International NZ of of stealing water for its loos and its ...

Freedom of expression prevails after developer accuses rival of stealing toilet water.

Rates 'unlikely to go to zero'

Reserve Bank assistant governor and head of economics, Dr John McDermott, pictured during a select committee briefing ...

Reserve Bank won't "rule out" slashing official cash rate to zero, but doesn't expect to.

Women-only gyms split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it's happening.

Orbit House for sale

Wellington's Orbit House is 65 per cent of the new building standard (NBS).

Orbit House in Dixon St is on the market.

Comment

Council should fill campus hole

Victoria University says it will sell its Karori campus because it is surplus to requirements.

OPINION: Karori shouldn't be left without basic community assets because Victoria University is selling up.

Juggling act of competing interests

The separation of Britain from the EU will be occurring against a disquieting background of rising influence inside ...

OPINION: NZ interests and emotional ties are obviously affected by Britain's decision to leave the EU.

Political neutrality always to forefront

The building housing Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment staff.

OPINION: Within the public service, what has remained constant are the bottom line principles of political neutrality and providing free, frank and fearless advice.

Online school plan fails to convince

Education Minister Hekia Parata wants to change the law to allow children to do all their education online.

OPINION: The default presumption should continue to be that children attend a physical school.

Garner: A solution for sex offenders

Placing a sex offender near Maungaraki School proves Corrections needs a total overhaul of how they handle these cases.

Community fury at sex offenders living in their street is understandable - but we can't allow mob justice to take over.

Culture

Coming full circle at Circa

CHEERS: The cast raise their glasses to 40 years of Roger Hall at Circa Theatre.

Forty years of Circa Theatre and the work of playwright Roger Hall are being celebrated with a new play.

New home for sculpture

Artist Patrick Leeming standing with the mural Flight he sculpted in 1970.\

​Almost 50 years after it was made, a sculpture has a new home in Wellington.

Concert tour combines jazz and classical

Wellington musician Rodger Fox.

Musician Rodger Fox will be merging his band with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for a national concert tour.

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, August 30

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

Post a simple but affecting story

No Post on Sundayis an original and fascinating story around neighbourhoods and communities.

REVIEW: No Post On Sunday is full of quirky humour

Capital Life

Cycling mum's road safety message

Rebecca Kendall was nearly killed in a cycling accident in 2015. Having three children, including newly born Noah, has ...

Cycling mum forgives the driver who nearly killed her.

New home for sculpture

Artist Patrick Leeming standing with the mural Flight he sculpted in 1970.\

​Almost 50 years after it was made, a sculpture has a new home in Wellington.

Last-chance burgers in Welly

Five Boroughs' "turducken down" burger has sold more than 2000 servings since August 12.

Just when you thought WOAP was over - these restaurants still have their burgers on the go.

Women-only gyms split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it's happening.

Poetry and policy

At 72, Johnson is one of the oldest mayoral candidates, but brings a lifetime of experience in public policy. He reckons ...

Keith Johnson promises common sense and prudent policy if elected Wellington's mayor.

Sport

Tuivaiti shaking up Pulse

Cathrine Tuivaiti is leaving Auckland to join the Central Pulse.

Cathrine Tuivaiti is heading south to join the Central Pulse in 2017, replacing departing Maia Wilson.

Wellington College start Rankin strongly

The Wellington College first X1 hockey team after taking out the Wellington secondary schools  competition, beating ...

Wellington College claim the Premier 1 title and start the national championships in fine form.

Lions still battling at the breakdown

Wellington Lions captain Brad Shields was caught out by the new breakdown laws in his first game playing under them ...

Rugby's trial breakdown laws have created a couple of strange new roles.

Six personal best swims

29082016 sport photo: BW Media. Wellington's Capital Swim Club swimmer Lewis Clareburt who beat his three personal best ...

A Wellington swimmer might be the next hope for international glory after he broke his personal bests six times at one swimming meet.

Town claim boys' basketball title

Corey Le'aupepe drives hard to the rim for St Patrick's College, Town, in their Pohlen Cup final win over Wellington ...

St Pat's Town win Pohlen Cup with 14-point win over Wellington College in the final.

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