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Food dynasty began with a pizza

With a flourish of a chequered tablecloth, a flamboyant Italian made Wgtn a foodie mecca.

Charity box theft 

Michele Phillips and workers at Kapiti Radiators and Tyres are shocked a memorial charity box for the business' founder Paul Phillips was stolen in a break-in on Wednesday morning.

3 min ago  Charity box in memory of Kapiti businessman who died from cancer stolen from his widow.

Tots with rotten teeth

Children still in nappies are having their rotten teeth pulled out - and sugar is being blamed.

DHB staff not taking leave

10:50 AM  For many of Wairarapa health board's 500 staff it is a case of all work and no play.

Celebrating 50 years in Cuba St 

11:45 AM  The  Dayal brothers have stuck together through a lot of changes in Cuba St.

Sirocco back at Zealandia video

The flightless parrot, whose antics made him a  star, returns to civilisation to see his public.

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What is this victorious team?

Winners of Hutt Valley League Championship and Telford Cup, 1928.

11:53 AM  Does anybody know what club or school this team represented?

Jetstar checks into Hawke's Bay

10:37 AM  Jetstar executives head to Hawke's Bay to assess whether the airline might serve the region.

Hutt bridge to be strengthened

Students take to social media as crime rises


David Ross bankrupt

Fraudster David Ross during sentencing at the Wellington District Court in 2013.

The Wellington man responsible for the single biggest individual fraud in NZ's history has been declared bankrupt.

Summerset retirement Auckland spending spree

Wellington-based retirement village operator Summerset is on a spending spree in Auckland.

Wellington households save hundreds by switching power companies.

Switch and save

Households save hundreds of dollars each year by switching power companies.


Is the Government obsessed with degrees?

There are other ways to train skilled workers than getting them to do degrees.

OPINION: If delivering skills for industry is the aim the Government needs a much broader focus than degree courses.

Recycling scheme for plastic bags won't work

Opinion:A national levy is needed to reduce the plague of plastic bags.

Director-General of Health Chai Chuah

A peculiar and unhealthy saga

OPINION: Why are health officials toying with revolutionary ideas?


Crossword solutions: Wednesday, July 29

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

Sculpture to take pride of place

A ten metre high sculpture, suspended five metres above the ground is to be installed at the northern end of Masterton.

Being Poirot was as much a tribute to actor Daviid Suchet as to the phenomenon that is Agatha Christie.

Watching this detective is mesmerising to the last case

REVIEW: The Poirot episodes really are great fun, gorgeous to look at and so numerous

Capital Life

Switch to wholefoods cured ills

Buffy-Ellen Gill's Mango and tumeric cheesecake

11:11 AM  A plant-based diet gave a new lease of life to food writer Buffy-Ellen Gill.

Secret Welly: Robin Greenberg

Film maker Robin Greenberg shares her top spots in Wellington.

Thrill-seekers taking the plunge from Wellington's waterfront jump platform  could get a place to change out of their wet togs.

$400,000 waterfront changing shed?

People who leap from the jump platform could get a place to change out of their togs.


Another final in sight for Silverstream

Silverstream hooker Asafo Aumua has been in outstanding form this year.

St Pat's Silverstream have made a habit of being part of the big show.

Big roles for Wellington College skipper

Kemara Hauiti-Parapara thrives with the ball in hand but it doesn't have to be a rugby ball.

Wellington East schoolmates Phoebe Edwards, left, and Kelsey Forman relished their experience at the world youth championships in Colombia.

From Colombia to Canterbury

Cali one week, Christchurch the next.

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