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NZ Ballet: 60 yrs of costume gallery video

10:28 AM  Skeletons, guns, swords and giant croc, all in an unassuming Upper Hutt warehouse.

One dead in stabbing video

Police at the Broderick Rd, Johnsonville cordon.

10 min ago  A 9-year-old boy is among the victims in a late-night stabbing in Wellington that killed one.

Hunt for dangerous man in the Hutt

10:32 AM  Police warn the public to stay away from a dangerous man on the run in the Hutt Valley.

Child's nightmare was real

Smartphone proves child's nightmares about "a man with a light" were true.

The bizarre calls we make

10:27 AM  "Is this the number where I can find a wife?" a caller has asked Wellington council.

Tributes flow for Alex Renton

Alex Renton, who received government permission to use medicinal cannabis, has died.

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News

Stormy weather eases by game time

Put back into its place in May, the Wellington Zephyrometer should get a testing workout in the next day or two.

10:52 AM  It's going to be a wet and windy end to the week for many - but things should settle down for Saturday's Super Rugby final in Wellington.

Fast-running HIBS set Relay for Life record

9:57 AM  Running, rather than walking, the Relay for Life course, the Hutt International Boys broke the fundraising record.

Kapiti flood scheme delayed by negotiations

AOS callout in Kapiti

Business

Sheep industry celebrates its best

Clinton farmer Hamish Bielski won the Ballance Agri-Nutrients Sheep Industry Emerging Talent award in the 2015 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards.

The sheep industry's standout performers have been named at the Beef + Lamb NZ Sheep Industry Awards in Invercargill.

Sunny outlook for Hawke's Bay jobs

There is a jobs bonanza in Hawke's Bay from better times for the pipfruit and tourism sectors.

Importer, 2 Cheap Cars, says it will sell Japanese vehicles such as the popular Toyota Corolla for thousands of dollars cheaper than official New Zealand dealers.

Cheap new Japanese cars

Importer says he'll "shake up the industry" with parallel importing of cars - saving consumers up to $10,000.

Comment

New Zealand needs to make the protection of civilians its UN priority

Using the resources of the UN to keep civilians safe should be a priority for New Zealand on the Security Council.

OPINION: New Zealand should use its time in the chair of the Security Council to push for the protection of civilians.

City council is a six-dollar-a-day per person bargain

OPINION: For Wellington City, July 1 heralds the beginning of a decade of growth and economic transformation, for its strong, diverse and prosperous communities.

Queues for tickets at least privilege fans willing to sacrifice their time - though scalpers can always join them too.

Editorial: More to do on tackling scalpers

OPINION: Until a better solution emerges, the government should widen its scalping ban.

Culture

Sleeping Beauty a must-see masterpiece

Sleeping Beauty on Ice gives a terrific modern take on the traditional fairytale with outstanding performances.

10:49 AM  REVIEW: This is a Sleeping Beauty for the 21st century and you'd be mad to miss it.

What's on in Wellington

Music, comedy, art and school holiday fun. Here's what's on this week.

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Crossword solutions: Thursday, July 2

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

Capital Life

Rugby fans camp for test

Fans who queued all night witnessed a a particularly bloody match and an All Blacks loss against the 1956 Springboks in Wellington.

Rugby fans camped overnight outside Wellington's Athletic Park ahead of an All Blacks-Springboks test match clash in 1956.

From the hospital to the zoo

Owen St in Newtown links two famous Wellington landmarks.

Cricket World Cup head Therese Walsh has lived and breathed cricket and rugby for 12 years.

Walsh's rollercoaster ride

Recently knighted Therese Walsh was initially reluctant to take on the Cricket World Cup top job.

Sport

Walsh's rollercoaster ride

Cricket World Cup head Therese Walsh has lived and breathed cricket and rugby for 12 years.

Recently knighted Therese Walsh was initially reluctant to take on the Cricket World Cup top job.

NZ call for backup on African tour

As many as five frontline Black Caps could miss the tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa next month.

Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick will be keen for some silverware next season.

Wellington Phoenix draw Mariners in FFA Cup

The Phoenix have drawn the Central Coast Mariners in the round of 32 in the FFA Cup

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