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Kebai Liu found dead

The body of Wellington woman Kebai Liu, 76, has been located by police after an exhaustive two-day search.

Police have confirmed a body found in a bush is that of a missing Wellington woman.

Big bill for flood repairs

Council faces sizeable bill to repair riverbanks and flood defences damaged by unseasonal flooding.

Phew! We've done it gallery

Record 14,300 round the bays on a calm capital day.

The Ohariu charade

Opinion: This year, both Tory and Green supporters could be holding their nose as they cast their vote in Ohariu.

Singing in the rain

No amount of rain could stop Napier's celebration of music, dance and art deco.

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News

It's a double rainbow

Gordon Douglas snapped the rainbow in Hataitai on Sunday night.

7:08 AM  Snap-happy locals were delighted by the rare phenomenon. But can you see it?

Bringing summer to Welly

Tomorrow People's "sunshine reggae" will bring summer to Wellington after all, at next month's Jim Beam Homegrown.

Parting gift becomes an attraction

Swimmer completes strait's 100th crossing

business

Leak delay blamed on traffic

Authorities have denied a delay in fixing a leak in a quiet York Bay street resulted from the need for a traffic ...

Woman told a leak could not be fixed without a traffic management plan.

Post uniforms become bags

Habiba Orabi proudly shows off a bag she made.

A practical way to reduce plastic bag use.

Security breach still out of public reach

Corporations in New Zealand do not need to report if their data falls into the wrong hands.

Australia has passed data breach legislation, when will we?

Time's up for parking vandals video

Numbers like these on car parks in Wellington's CBD are being chipped off, and the council believes businesses are to blame.

Wellington's business owners are sabotaging sensor car parks to get free parking for customers.

Record apple season

Pipfruit New Zealand chief executive is looking forward to a big season.

Apple growers prepare for record harvest.

Comment

It's all bag

The dog as accessory.

Opinion: It was a dog day afternoon for Jane Bowron.

The Ohariu charade

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne.

Opinion: This year, both Tory and Green supporters could be holding their nose as they cast their vote in Ohariu.

Hatred and the law

Police Commissioner Mike Bush

The call for hate-crimes legislation is understandable and even laudable. In an age of mounting xenophobia, those who preach hatred of other races or religions no longer seem a minor or fringe element. Some of the worst xenophobes now hold power in countries which used to preach tolerance and diversity.

Friends but no deals

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull meets with NZ PM Bill English in Queenstown.

The trans-Tasman leaders' meeting was a disappointment. The two prime ministers traded bromides about the Anzac spirit and announced small beer news about scientific co-operation.

Garner: Disaster in the making?

Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee, left, Mayor of Selwyn District Sam Broughton and Prime Minister Bill English ...

OPINION: Who was in control as Christchurch hills and homes were ravaged by fire? No-one very smart is the answer.

Culture

Weta's early Oscar explained

Weta Digital's FACETS technology, first used in Avatar, has won a Scientific and Technical Oscar. It changed the way the ...

Weta Digital's won an early Oscar for FACETS, but what the heck's it?

Crossword solutions: Monday, February 20

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Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

The rise and fall and rise of a stand-up

Essentially Gerard Harris' show Attention Seeker is about someone secretly always wanting attention, but not prepared to ...

REVIEW: Gerard Harris' performance is nothing short of engaging as he races through his life-story, often going off on unrelated tangents.

Crossword solutions: Saturday, February 18

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Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

GnR guitar picks for sale

Guns N' Roses performed at Wellington's Westpac Stadium in February, now their guitar picks are on Trade Me.

Fans can take a piece of Guns N' Roses history home with them, but it's not going cheap.

Capital Life

It's all bag

The dog as accessory.

Opinion: It was a dog day afternoon for Jane Bowron.

The Ohariu charade

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne.

Opinion: This year, both Tory and Green supporters could be holding their nose as they cast their vote in Ohariu.

Bringing summer to Welly

Tomorrow People keyboardist Tana Tupai says Homegrown is a "iconic festival in our backyard".

Tomorrow People's "sunshine reggae" will bring summer to Wellington after all, at next month's Jim Beam Homegrown.

Post uniforms become bags

Habiba Orabi proudly shows off a bag she made.

A practical way to reduce plastic bag use.

A Viking 'Whale rider'

Ilena Shadbolt plays a young Linayehin in Tears of Valhalla.

In Viking short film Tears of Valhalla, the female protagonist faces prejudice just as Pai did in the Kiwi classic Whale Rider.

Sport

Phew! the race is run gallery

About 2000 runners prepare for the half-marathon.

Record 14,300 round the bays on a calm capital day.

HBU hammer Wee Nix

Wellington Phoenix reserve team player Ben Mata stands dejected as Hawke's Bay celebrate a goal on Sunday.

A 7-2 loss left Wellington Phoenix reserves coach Andy Hedge fuming at the effort of some of his players.

Boyd comfortable without 'rock stars'

Halfback TJ Perenara and the Hurricanes were all smiles after beating the Crusaders in Waverley.

Hurricanes coaches have a wee bit to ponder ahead of Super Rugby opener.

Nix crowds hit all-time low

Wellington Phoenix co-coach Des Buckingham looks dejected after a missed opportunity against Melbourne City on Saturday.

A horrendous season has seen the Wellington Phoenix's average home attendances slip to a new low of 6310.

Third titles for Auckland softballers

Auckland pitcher Kenta Okazaki fires down a fast ball in the National Fastpitch Championships softball final at Lower Hutt.

Aucklanders clinch softball three-peat.

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