Robin Howarth is regaining his health after a kidney transplant, but has seen the health and finances of his donor, daughter Elsie, fall apart.

Donor suffers for her gift

A woman who sacrificed a kidney for her father is off work and in pain, without a cent in benefits.

'Seen hours before'

Johnsonville stabbing victim Noel Hudson Garratt, 67, a "beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother."

Mental health carers saw accused only hours before attack that cost one life, and left four wounded.

Lifeline for capital's trolley buses

Council plan change opens the door for trolley buses to hang around beyond 2017.

Cheesy ad boosts tax refunds video

A cheesy aerobics video has led to the IRD handing out an extra $50 million in tax refunds.

Saints lose NBL final

Bad sporting weekend for capital complete as Southland Sharks claim NBL title in Wellington.

Ayla heading home

Jerry Collins' daughter is well enough to leave French hospital, return to mum's native Canada.

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Tun of fun: crafting own hop heaven

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

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

Police ID harbour body video

Next of kin are being notified of man's Wellington Harbour death.

Highlanders fans win big at TAB

Family honours stabbing victim

Business

Tuatara to brew overseas

Tuatara Breweries chief executive Richard Shirtcliffe says the company will start brewing overseas before the end of 2015.

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

Wellington business confidence slips

Wellington business confidence has dipped slightly but it's not a cause for concern, says the Chamber of Commerce.

MEA Vertigo account manager and marketing specialist Fiona D'Silva has Wellington growth plans for the business.

Still a place for print in digital business

Software and printing company MEA Vertigo sees a lot of potential in the Wellington market, its manager says.

Comment

Dalai Lama could learn a lot from Pope Francis

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama turns 80 in July.

OPINION: Kiwi singer Lorde has been recorded on a celebrity medley album for the Dalai Lama to help raise his profile with a younger audience.

Editorial: Parliament took its eye off the bullies

Despite a wave of online opposition, Parliament has passed a new law against cyber bullying.

Will Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu have a fairytale ending to their time in the Hurricanes jersey?

Garner: Can the Canes finally do it after 20 years?

OPINION: I've waited nearly 20 long and painful years to write this.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Monday, July 6

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

Crossword solutions: Saturday, July 4

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

Tiny Ruins, left, and Bic Runga. Their Wellington Opera House show was lovely, charming, gentle and, at times, close to perfect.

Bic Runga and Tiny Ruins exquisite as duo

REVIEW: Bic Runga's request to work with Tiny Ruins was a smart move when the results were seen live in Wellington.

Capital Life

Tun of fun: crafting own hop heaven

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

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

Oldest man lived from first plane to space race

New Zealand changed out of recognition over the course of William Swensson's life.

Bic Runga with Auckland singer Hollie Fullbrook aka Tiny Ruins.

Tiny Runga and the super covers

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

Sport

Canes tense up under weight of history

Hurricanes players - right to left - TJ Perenara, Conrad Smith, James Marshall and Beauden Barrett wonder what went wrong after losing the Super Rugby final to the Highlanders at Westpac Stadium on Saturday

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

First-time winners in Wellington marathon

Two runners secured their first marathon wins in Wellington on Sunday morning.

Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara makes a break during the Super Rugby final against the Highlanders at Westpac Stadium.

'Senior Canes deserved better'

Hurricanes No 9 feels for senior players after last chance for a Super Rugby title eluded them.

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