090211 News. Photo:Chris Skelton/Dominion Post Finbar Clabby playing a round of golf at the Mornington Golf Club.

Harbour body named

Finbarr Clabby, 39, appears to have been victim of "unfortunate accident", say police.

Felled tree cuts power

040513 NEWS. Robert Charles/Taranaki Daily News. Powerlines, Inglewood. For File.

A tree being removed because it was too close to power lines drops on to the 33,000-volt lines.

The man behind the lens video

Son farewells father and best friend, while other mourners at memorial recalled a man with an infectious smile.

Big freeze on way

North Island faces bitterly cold week, with temperatures near zero and snow.

Dinner Time sells for six figures

Pencil drawing of working-class men eating snapped up in Wellington.

The flu season is nigh

The flu season is under way and the public has been warned it could be nasty.

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The man behind the lens video

Dee McMahon who was killed in a motorbike accident on State Highway 1, Wellington on Sunday.

Son farewells father and best friend, while other mourners at memorial recalled a man with an infectious smile.

Felled tree cuts power

They were supposed to remove a tree too close to power lines. Instead they accidentally dropped it on the 33,000-volt lines.

That tackle's got to hurt

The flu season is nigh

Business

NZ dollar falls on Greek vote

People celebrate in front of the Greek parliament as the people of Greece reject the debt bailout by creditors.

Greece's rejection of a bailout offer has sent the New Zealand dollar down to a new five-year low.

Tuatara to brew overseas

Wellington craft brewer will be making beer overseas by end of the year.

Australian Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce believes gay marriage could affect his country's trade with Asia.

No trade-off in marriage equality

NZ trade with Asia has increased since same-sex marriage was legalised, rubbishing Aussie minister's claim.

Comment

Why I climbed Parliament

Verena Maeder faces a three-month prison sentence if she is convicteed of trespass for her part in a Greenpeace protest on the roof of Parliament.

OPINION: Nelson activist Verena Maeder explains why she risked a prison sentence to call for action on climate change.

Editorial: Care needed with TPP

OPINION: NZ needs to be ready to walk away from the Trans Pacific Partnership if it doesn’t deliver.

One way to avoid the ticket queues is to get a season ticket.

Tickets not the only thing scalped

OPINION: Ticket scalping is just taking the free market to its logical extreme.

Culture

Pencil-drawing sells for six figures

'Dinner Time' by British artist L S Lowry commanded $95,000 at Dunbar Sloane's Wellington auction on Wednesday. The work beat Lowry's previous record for a work on paper of AUD $38,000, setting an Australasian record.

Pencil-drawing of working class men eating dinner snapped up for six-figures in Wellington.

Crossword solutions: Monday, July 6

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

‘‘I wasn’t really into music. I thought I was going to go into sport for a good majority of my childhood,’’ says Darren Hart, aka Harts.

The Prince and the Aussie

Multi-instrumentalist Darren Hart, who plays New Zealand next week, loved music superstar Prince. Then Prince called him.

Capital Life

Pencil-drawing sells for six figures

'Dinner Time' by British artist L S Lowry commanded $95,000 at Dunbar Sloane's Wellington auction on Wednesday. The work beat Lowry's previous record for a work on paper of AUD $38,000, setting an Australasian record.

Pencil-drawing of working class men eating dinner snapped up for six-figures in Wellington.

Tiny Runga and the super covers

REVIEW: Bic Runga and Hollie Fullbrook supergroup drives perfect performance at the Wellington Opera House.

Bringing their wort to the boil for their American Pale Ale is Upper Hutt Leader reporter Blake Crayton-Brown, left, and manager Grant Davidson.

Tun of fun: Crafting own hop heaven

A Wellington brewing enterprise enables quaffers to make their own hoppy concoctions.

Sport

Steel likely to land Pulse's Selby-Rickit

Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit is poised to return to the Southern Steel after four seasons with the Central Pulse.

The Central Pulse are poised to lose the most popular member of their team to their NZ rivals.

Canes tense up under weight of history

OPINION: The Hurricanes fluffed their lines on the big stage, leaving a familiar feeling in the capital.

Kevin Braswell of the Sharks drives to the hoop during the National Basketball League grand final.

Southland Sharks NBL champions

Southland Sharks beat Wellington Saints to be crowned NBL champions.

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