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Rescue turns focus on Kaye Stewart mystery

Retired Wellington physiotherapist Kaye Stewart, who went missing in June 2005 in Rimutaka Forest Park and is presumed dead.

9:14 AM  One of Wellington's enduring mysteries may get a helping hand after a missing runner's rescue in Rimutaka Forest Park.

Police alert on forced marriages

NZ faces a growing problem of forced and underage marriages, as well as bride-burning and acid attacks.

Sunday-Star Times wins weekly newspaper of the year

Bridges urges more electric cars

Business

Lack of quake help disappoints

Wellington's quake-damaged Old Public Trust Building will be strengthened for the Culture and Heritage Ministry.

Commercial building owners say it's ironic a building has to collapse for it to get tax relief

Higher airfares with new tax

The Government announced in Thursday's Budget that it will sting passengers with $22 in arrival and departure taxes.

Budget a stable platform for business growth

A $40 million investment in Te Papa, the prospect of more jobs, higher wages and the signalling of further tax cuts was good news on Budget day for Wellington, business leaders say.

Comment

Editorial: Has the boom made you better off?

If Finance Minister Bill English pushes out achieving a Budget surplus for a couple of years more his reputation will be  dented.

OPINION: The boom has brought only modest gains

The demise of Campbell Live will overshadow a "Band-Aid" Budget

Finance Minister Bill English's seventh Budget scratches a couple of focus group itches, but will be quickly forgotten for an absence of any kind of overarching theme.

Finance Minister Bill English's Budget takes a first step on child poverty.

Editorial: Just a first step against poverty

OPINION: The Government has made a start on the problem of child poverty. It is not a big step, because the cupboard is bare, but it is something.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Saturday, May 23

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

Towers sing Are You Old Enough video

To mark NZ Music Month, Wellington-based indie-pop band Towers will cover well-known Kiwi songs.

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Crossword solutions: Friday, May 22

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

Capital Life

What food says about us

Henry Hargreaves photographing staff members at Matterhorn, for his latest project "Staff Meals". From left, Alex Nguyen, Max Gordy, Henry Hargreaves, Sebastian Abante, Isaac Chamberland and Punit Vetal.

Famous food photographer turns his lens on what restaurants feed their staff.

Gareth Farr's Secret Wellington

Composer Gareth Farr talks about his favourite spots in the capital.

Kate Nunneley, New Zealand's most decorated female tennis player, shown in typical women's sportswear in 1899.

Tennis champion stunned the Antipodes

Kate Nunneley stormed the NZ tennis scene in 1895, starting a reign of glory over a decade long.

Sport

Leota wants Central Pulse to play with courage

Wing attack Liana Leota wants the Central Pulse to have the courage to push passes under pressure.

After 12 of this year's 14 rounds, the struggling franchise sit fourth in their conference, with just three wins to their name.

Black Caps bowling loads bother video

Ragged finish to day's play by Kiwi pacemen realises fear of a lack of warmup matches for IPL stars.

Warriors league player Ben Matulino returned to his old school, St Bernadette's in Naenae, to hand out raincoats for the kids.

Matulino back in old neighbourhood

Warriors prop Ben Matulino returned to his old primary school in Naenae to hand out some raincoats.

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