Miguel Ferrer, 11, was hit on a Wellington pedestrian crossing on Monday, leaving his bike's tyre mangled.

'An accident waiting to happen'

Father wants answers after son hit by car on crossing that council knew was dangerous.

Apple shares seized

Wayne Patterson in court in 2007. While in prison the prolific fraudster tried to get parole by writing a fraudulent ...

Govt pockets $4m in Apple shares after 10-year fight to retrieve fraudster's ill-gotten gains.

No easy fix for highway headache video

NZTA says it's largely on drivers to solve congestion caused by new Kapiti expressway.

Managers silent on H&M rumours

Sources say H&M are Queensgate Mall's newest tenant, but its managers aren't talking.

From rail line to cycle trail

Mothballed rail line between Gisborne and Wairoa set to become tourist cycle trail.

RSA told it must pay

The Gisborne RSA has been told to stop dragging its feet, and pay an ex-employee compensation.

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Doco to tackle rape culture

Atkinson says the purpose of the film will be to educate people about topics like rape culture and consent.

5:00 AM  The recent furore over rape culture in schools has inspired Stella Atkinson to make a documentary.

Stepping into the light - a trans' story

5:00 AM  OPINION: I was an earnest young man teaching economics. Now I'm an earnest young-at-heart woman fighting for diversity.

Town Hall fix bill balloons video

Capital could lift accessibility game

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Town Hall fix bill balloons video

An artist impression of the restored Wellington Town Hall, which will not have the neon lights when completed in 2021.

Cost of restoring Wellington's Town Hall hit $90m - and it won't be open until 2021.

Managers silent on H&M rumours

Retailer Dru Reid believes the possible opening of an H & M store in Queensgate Shopping Centre later this year will ...

Sources say H&M are Queensgate Mall's newest tenant, but its managers aren't talking.

Replace the RMA quickly

BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope is calling for the RMA to be replaced - quickly.

OPINION: The act is not working for communities, the environment, or our development needs.

Fine for damage to historic building

Sir James Elliott house on Kent Tce now empty after conversion work to make it into apartments was halted.

Landmark Wellington building deserved respect, says judge.

Council and iwi partnership

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester​ and city councilors greet Taranaki Whanui and Toa Rangatira representatives before the ...

Wellington City Council sign economic partnership agreement with iwi.

Comment

Yes to SAS inquiry

Lieutenant General Tim Keating and the New Zealand Defence Force intended to shoot Nicky Hager's story down in flames, ...

OPINION: I have to hold my nose as I write it, but I support an inquiry.

Stepping into the light - a trans' story

Jem Traylen was once Jeremy Traylen, and wrote about economics for the Evening Post. Now she is an advocate for diversity.

OPINION: I was an earnest young man teaching economics. Now I'm an earnest young-at-heart woman fighting for diversity.

Sensible moving on vaping

Vaping is thought to be about 95 per cent less harmful than ordinary cigarettes.

OPINION: The Government is right to proceed slowly and with caution on vaping.

Anne Tolley: Complete overhaul of care system starts today

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the major overhaul of government services for vulnerable children will take ...

OPINION: This is the start of a four to five year transformation of how we care for our most vulnerable children.

Problems with China

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang hongis with Piri Sciascia during an official welcoming ceremony at Government House in Wellington.

The visit of Chinese premier Li Keqiang puts a spotlight on New Zealand's need for the superpower. It also shows how awkward the relationship is.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Friday, March 31

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

Historic movie house to close

0803 2011 Photo Ross Giblin copyright The Dominion Post
Earthquake prone buildings in Courtenay Place, ...

Wellington's Paramount cinema will close in September, just after celebrating its centenary.

Crossword solutions: Thursday, March 30

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

Tales from the bathtub

Wellington performance artist Rose Kirkup as her alter-ego Tasha Fierce.

REVIEW: Fierce a simple, but very effective play.

Weta's Wellington transformation

Weta Workshop created eight thermoptic suits for the film, one worn here by Scarlett Johansson.

How Wellington's film industry stepped up for the ScarJo blockbuster

Capital Life

Doco to tackle rape culture

Atkinson says the purpose of the film will be to educate people about topics like rape culture and consent.

The recent furore over rape culture in schools has inspired Stella Atkinson to make a documentary.

Town Hall fix bill balloons video

An artist impression of the restored Wellington Town Hall, which will not have the neon lights when completed in 2021.

Cost of restoring Wellington's Town Hall hit $90m - and it won't be open until 2021.

Last minute reprieve for Radio Active

Lauren Spring and Liam Kennedy from RadioActive's Thursday drive show.

Radio Active handed a lifeline by backers including Wellington's mayor and Fat Freddy's Drop.

Historic movie house to close

0803 2011 Photo Ross Giblin copyright The Dominion Post
Earthquake prone buildings in Courtenay Place, ...

Wellington's Paramount cinema will close in September, just after celebrating its centenary.

Tsunami threat? Meh

Mayor Ray Wallace (right) checks out the tsunami warning map with council officer Geoff Stuart.

Tsunamis could cause mayhem in Lower Hutt, but few people care according to the city's mayor.

Sport

Cavalry on way for 'Canes

Hurricanes captain Dane Coles wasn't too heartbroken about having to sit out training this week, due to a minor knee injury.

A host of injured Hurricanes stars should be back on deck soon.

Joseph eyes 400 in Pearce Cup final

Ricky Joseph would love to join the 400 wicket club during the Pearce Cup final for Easts.

It's a familiar and fitting way for the Pearce Cup season to end, as old enemies Eastern Suburbs and Karori face off yet again for season spoils.

Lia, coaches remain in dark

Foundation midfielder Vince Lia, second from right, appears resigned to leaving the Phoenix at season's end.

Midfielder Vince Lia and coach Des Buckingham have heard nothing from the Phoenix owners on their futures.

Coles sits out Brisbane trip

Dane Coles will stay at home as his Hurricanes team-mates head to Queensland to play the Reds.

Hurricanes captain to rest up in Wellington after suffering a minor knee knock against the Highlanders.

Good touch for St Bernards

The St Bernard's College senior touch team is off to the nationals later this year.

St Bernard's College is re-branding its sport.

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