Ridley, recovering from a cracked shell and exhaustion, enjoys a meal of salmon in her recovery pool in Wellington Zoo's The Nest hospital.

Ridley the turtle recovering video

Ridley the injured turtle has recovered enough to move to Auckland next week.

Second booze ban

Pak 'n Save Kilbirnie got a five-day ban from selling alcohol since Saturday after being caught selling to minors. New World Wellington City also faces a five-day booze ban from August 22 after being nabbed in the same sting operation.

New World Wellington City slapped with five-day booze ban for illegal alcohol sales.

Tramper injured in bush

Elderly tramper airlifted to hospital after falling in steep bush near Wellington.

Collins family off to meet Ayla

Jerry Collins' "miracle" daughter will finally meet her late father's family.

Arahura's final Strait crossing video

The retired Arahura ferry made its final Cook Strait passenger crossing on Wednesday.

From the dairy to the big screen

Wellington playwright and actor is about to see one of his best-known plays made into a movie.

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News

Ridley the turtle recovering video

Ridley the endangered sea turtle is eating and gaining strength at Wellington Zoo.

Ridley the injured turtle has recovered enough to move to Auckland next week.

Tramper injured in bush

Elderly tramper airlifted to hospital after falling in steep bush near Wellington.

Basin flyover 2.0 on the cards?

Collins family off to meet Ayla

Business

'Technology is the biggest story'

Time editor Nancy Gibbs.

Time editor Nancy Gibbs believes technology is the biggest story in this "golden age of journalism".

David Ross bankrupt

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

Cuba St Fruit Mart owners and brothers, from left, Lucky, Wally and  Magan Dayal.

Brothers celebrate 50 years in Cuba St store

The three Dayal brothers have stuck together through a lot of changes in Wellington's Cuba St.

Comment

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?

Culture

From the corner dairy to the big screen

Jacob Rajan performs in his one-man-show Krishnan's Dairy, which is on in Wellington this week.

A Wellington playwright and actor is about to see one of his best-known plays made into a movie.

Watching this detective is mesmerising to the last case

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

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Crossword solutions: Wednesday, July 29

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

Capital Life

Ridley the turtle recovering video

Ridley the endangered sea turtle is eating and gaining strength at Wellington Zoo.

Ridley the injured turtle has recovered enough to move to Auckland next week.

Switch to wholefoods cured ills

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

Cuba St Fruit Mart owners and brothers, from left, Lucky, Wally and  Magan Dayal.

Brothers celebrate 50 years in Cuba St store

The three Dayal brothers have stuck together through a lot of changes in Wellington's Cuba St.

Sport

Zwolle, here they come

Wellington United players Jayme-Lee Hunter, left, and Michaela Robertson (foreground) model the blue-and-white hoops of PEC Zwolle. Zwolle players Jolijn Heuvels, left, and Jorie Schepers are spending their off-season with Wellington United.

Frankly, the goal is to go to The Netherlands and never come back.

From Colombia to Canterbury

Cali one week, Christchurch the next.

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

Another final in sight for Silverstream

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

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