SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 14:  Blake Powell of the Phoenix celebrates scoring a goal during the round 19 A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and the Wellington Phoenix at Pirtek Stadium on February 14, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Phoenix in stunning form reversal

An astounding four goals from striker Blake Powell propelled the Wellington Phoenix's 5-2 win.

Coroner report shocks

The aftermath of the crash that killed Dee McMahon, 49, and Natalia Austin, 18.

7:05 AM  Rider was medicated, nearly five times over limit, doing 140kmh.

Airlines fire shot at runway plan

Report dismisses Wellington airport's projections and claims $300m project doesn't stack up.

Fires around Wellington video

7:00 AM  After a busy weekend of fires, crews are battling yet another Upper Hutt blaze on Monday.

Test coverage alerts fighfighters video

It was a fire that was beamed around the world, including to the local fire station.

Hop shortage causing a headache

Droughts and global demand are to blame for pressure on beer prices.

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Quake: The big clean up video

Godley Head, near Taylor's Mistake beach in east Christchurch, taken about 1 minute after the earthquake.

A number of Christchurch residents will be putting their homes and property back together once again.

Upper Hutt fires deliberately lit gallery video

Two major bush fires flaring north of Wellington are being treated as suspicious.

Diver dies despite revival efforts

The famous marching girls you've never heard of

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Airlines fire shot at runway plan

Airlines, including Air New Zealand, claim Wellington Airport's runway extension does not stack up overall, but the airport can easily extract its added costs from existing users.

Report dismisses Wellington airport's projections and claims $300m project doesn't stack up.

Whipping up a video made easy

Wipster founder and chief executive Rollo Wenlock believes the market has potentially hundreds of millions of dollars of annual revenue to add to his business.

From day one, the aim of Wipster was to be international, says its founder.

Old-fashioned Valentines Day

She gives him a card. He gives her balloons. Men outspend women on Valentine's Day.

Valentines Day is a throwback to a more traditional time, figures suggest.

Tekapo tech entrepreneur takes flight

When Tekapo entrepreneur Isaac Wilson isn't working on his two startups he is landing planes on the South Island's Tasman Glacier.

Entrepreneur Isaac Wilson chooses to work out of Tekapo so he can pursue his passion of flying.

BusinessNZ boss' weekend rituals

Hope heading out on a surf mission with daughters Orla, 5, and Mika, 11.

Newly appointed chief executive Kirk Hope loves surfing, soccer, and spinning discs.

Comment

Tropfest good fit for Wellington

Tropfest won't be coming back to New Plymouth after 2016.

Tropfest won't be coming back to Taranaki but Wellington would be a natural fit for it anyway.

Increase tobacco taxes and put smokes in plain packets

Australian plain package cigarettes

EDITORIAL: Will the Government take the necessary next steps in the war against tobacco?

Duncan Garner: Gareth Morgan's beached as

The Awaroa campaign is about people power, not playthings for rich people, Duncan Garner says.

COMMENT: Gareth Morgan's a good guy but he really has misjudged the public mood on buying back a beach.

Putting the squeeze on boy racers not 'Crusher's' only option

National MP Judith Collins has been reinstated as Police Minister.

OPINION: Crusher’s back and she’s angry and she’s going to crush more cars.

Was the punishment enough?

The man was clocked by police travelling at 210kmh.

OPINION: Judge's lenience in 210kmh boy racer case is mysterious and unconvincing.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Monday, February 15

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

The famous marching girls you've never heard of

The Lochiel Marching Team performing. The troop will be part of the Royal Edinburgh Tattoo, coming to Westpac Stadium on February 18.

If there's a secret to keeping 24 women in perfect unison, Colleen Pobar won't reveal what it is. 

Masterchef to Manna chef

New Zealand finalist Sushil Ravikumar was on Masterchef in 2013.

Wellington Wine & Food Festival is coming up, and former Masterchef top six finalist is bringing his Indian fusion food along for the show.

One week to build a castle

The replica facade will take a week to set up at Westpac Stadium

A huge Tattoo team is building a replica facade of Edinburgh Castle at Westpac Stadium.

Creating a meaningful experience

Grayson Perry, Portrait Claire, 2014, photograph: Pal Hanson

My Pretty Little Art Career offers up a comprehensive mid-career survey exhibition of Grayson Perry's work

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The famous marching girls you've never heard of

The Lochiel Marching Team performing. The troop will be part of the Royal Edinburgh Tattoo, coming to Westpac Stadium on February 18.

If there's a secret to keeping 24 women in perfect unison, Colleen Pobar won't reveal what it is. 

Masterchef to Manna chef

New Zealand finalist Sushil Ravikumar was on Masterchef in 2013.

Wellington Wine & Food Festival is coming up, and former Masterchef top six finalist is bringing his Indian fusion food along for the show.

She's got your 20,000 meals covered

Construction of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo's castle at Wellington's Westpac Stadium.

The 1200-strong cast of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo won't go hungry on Dilys Grant's watch.

My Secret Wellington

Rollo Wenlock comes to Six Barrel Soda Co. on Eva St for a bit of a refresher.

Wipster founder and chief executive Rollo Wenlock shares his favourite local haunts.

One week to build a castle

The replica facade will take a week to set up at Westpac Stadium

A huge Tattoo team is building a replica facade of Edinburgh Castle at Westpac Stadium.

Sport

Phoenix in stunning form reversal

Hat-trick hero Blake Powell, right, his congratulated by Phoenix team-mates Michael McGlinchey and Hamish Watson.

An astounding four goals from striker Blake Powell propelled the Wellington Phoenix's 5-2 win.

Johnson Rauhihi pitches in

Porirua City pitcher Johnson Rauhihi.

Johnson Rauhihi pitches on and on in the heat, then belts the winning hit.

Onslow well-placed

Mark Houghton scored a century for Petone-Eastbourne.

Onslow cricketers are tightening their Pearce Cup grip.

James Preston thrills in 800m

Wellington's James Preston winning the 800m senior boys title at the National Secondary Schools Athletics Championships.

Wellington teenager James Preston has carved three seconds off his 800m personal best, weeks after collapsing and being hospitalised.

Team Wellington in semis

James McGarry, right, scored a hat-trick for the Phoenix Reserves against Southern United.

The news was all good for Wellington's national league football franchises during round 12 of the competition.

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