"It seems this little fellow was a fan too."

Wasp in Whittaker's honey choc

"He texted me saying 'is it supposed to have a wasp in it?' I replied 'ew'."

Boy hurt 'in escape'

Taradale Primary School, Napier, where a nine-year-old boy was critically injured in an "unfortunate accident".

A boy critically injured in a school window may have been trying to escape after toilet door became stuck.

Green light for Basin lights funding  

2:29 PM  New lights at the Basin Reserve have been kept in council budgets - but only just.

Station 'slasher' arrested

Man arrested after an alleged unprovoked attack at Waikanae train station.

No paint lines, must waive fines

Wellington City Council's efforts to beautify the streets could cost it thousands of dollars.

Park and be damned, she says

Thorndon residents are not happy their suburb contains three residential parking zones.

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Rays celebrated in name change

4 min ago  Wellington's Frank Kitts Lagoon has never had an official name. That could all soon change.

No such thing as a free lunch

3:15 PM  Councillors exchange free lunch for an hour long lunch break.

Weaving project builds understanding

Cop killer denied parole


Port guilty over crushing death

CentrePort worker Mark Samoa was killed when a forklift driver failed to see him and pushed two huge packs of paper pulp together, crushing him on  January 20, 2013.

Sisters of a man who died after being crushed between two pulp bales cried in court as they told of the impact of his death.

Fifa U-20 raises capital's profile

Despite tens of millions tuning in to Wellington for under-20 football, Wellington may see little gain from it.

Eketahuna Commerical Hotel managers Phil Ryan and Kaye Brotherton.

A town with no pub video

Locals up in arms as last orders are called at Eketahuna's only pub.


No reward from Little risk

Prime Minister John Key leads a risk-averse party.

OPINION: They say politics is the art of the possible, but it's equally the art of deciding what it's possible to risk.

Kiwi climate change plan 'innovative and promising'

OPINION: New Zealand can play a huge part in climate change talks this year, writes Professor Dave Frame.

National MPs applaud following Bill English's Budget speech.

Parliament yawns while problems mount

OPINION: Parliament's workload is light under a do-little government.


Crossword solutions: Thursday, May 28

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

Mapp and Lucia's comedy of manners remains timeless

REVIEW: In Mapp and Lucia Miranda Richardson sports flashes and gnashes in such a way as a smile from her is like the threat of battery acid.

Circus performers from Awkward Productions entertain crowds at Fever Pitch, Civic Square, as part of the FIFA U-20 World Cup festivities.

What's on in Wellington

What's on in Wellington over the next week.

Capital Life

Rude food, bar the mayo

Crafters & Co bar, Victoria St, Wellington.

Disruptive roadworks actually do patrons a good turn on this occasion.

My Secret Wellington

Elizabeth Connor is a meditating scientist.

St Patrick's College pictured in 1928, at its original location next to the Basin Reserve.

Bastion of Wellington Catholic education demolished

New Zealand's first Catholic boys' college was torn down in 1980, after nearly a century.


Grant given suspended ban for umpire outburst

Katrina Grant has received a suspended two-match ban for her outburst at umpire Jono Bredin.

2:50 PM  Central Pulse skipper receives suspended ban for her conduct during a match against Steel on May 17. 

Firebirds coach Siddons sets sail for South Australia

Aussie's tenure with Wellington Firebirds over as he take South Australia job.

Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd can manage his players' workloads during the final three weeks of Super Rugby.

Hurricanes eye wounded Crusaders in Nelson

Team lists speak volumes for two teams' contrasting fortunes ahead of Super Rugby clash.

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