Karearea numbers appear to be increasing in the Hutt Valley, and another resident of the newly named street said they ...

Street name ruffles feathers

Karearea Lane would be "problematic" and impractical, Lower Hutt resident claims.

Bracewell sentenced

Cricketer Doug Bracewell was sentenced for driving with breath alcohol more than three-time the legal limit. (File photo)

16 min ago  Black Caps player's third drink-driving offence a "hiccup" triggered by panicked call from his partner.

Lions safety planning intensifies video

10:24 AM  Police say planning includes scenarios for natural and man-made disasters.

Time to grow up, Wellington

Housing crisis can be solved by raising height limits in the suburbs, a report says.

Train improvements delayed

Upgrades to capital's commuter trains put on ice while the council searches for $30m.

Capital buses to stop

Some commuters are in for headaches as bus drivers hold stopwork meeting.

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News

Kiwi keeps Jeeps going forever video

Tony Comber with his latest Jeep.

They were the workhorses of the US Army, and Tony Comber loves them to bits.

Old killjoys killed the sevens

OPINION: Why do the old begrudge the young their moments of lunacy?

Save a Wellington institution video

Garden overdue and over-budget

business

Capital buses to stop

Commuters are in for headaches as the new operator of Wellington's bus fleets hits an impasse with the drivers' union.

Some commuters are in for headaches as bus drivers hold stopwork meeting.

Grow up, Wellington

Wellington's housing density could change in suburban areas if the Housing Forum recommendations are adopted.

Housing crisis can be solved by raising height limits in the suburbs, a report says.

Another LookSee?

Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (Wreda) general manager of venues, marketing and destination development ...

Wellington LookSee success international technology industry recruitment programme appears likely to be repeated next year.

Busting the tax mythbusting

Eric Crampton.

OPINION: It's no myth that at least 40 per cent of households pay no net taxes.

Lions fans roaring into town

Lions fans arrive in Picton on their way through the country in 2005.

Cities get ready for the dollars and excitement of another Lions Tour - and there may be more rugby-mad Brits than expected.

Comment

Terrorists are weak

Laying flowers in memory of the victims of the Manchester bombing.

OPINION: Manchester's profoundly civilised response is an act of defiance to the terrorists, who want to sow rage and despair and doubt.

Labour's alternative budget

Grant Robertson

OPINION: Warm housing, a fit for purpose education system and proper funding of health would be priorities in a Labour Budget.

Old killjoys killed the sevens

Westpac Stadium - only a committee could come up with an event centre so joyless. Only a penny-pinching committee would ...

OPINION: Why do the old begrudge the young their moments of lunacy?

The election Budget: Three for the price of one

Finance Minister Steven Joyce will deliver his first Budget on Thursday.

OPINION: You'll hear a lot of talk over the next few days about Thursday's "election year" Budget.

Busting the tax mythbusting

Eric Crampton.

OPINION: It's no myth that at least 40 per cent of households pay no net taxes.

Culture

Ticket scalping hurting Wellington

Wellington's St James Theatre.

Wellingtonians might be left all dressed up with nowhere to go if the angst between local promoters and council doesn't ease.

Thursday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Wednesday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Tuesday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Cellist and conductor combine superbly

Singaporean director Darrell Ang proved on Saturday night just why he is known as a very precise, direct, conductor who ...

REVIEW: The dark resignation of Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony Finale set the seal on a very fine performance.

Capital Life

Old killjoys killed the sevens

Westpac Stadium - only a committee could come up with an event centre so joyless. Only a penny-pinching committee would ...

OPINION: Why do the old begrudge the young their moments of lunacy?

Save a Wellington institution video

Radio Active has launched a campaign to raise $88,600 to keep the station afloat. Pictured: DJ Nick Madder.

Wellington's Radio Active was given a reprieve but a fundraising drive is underway to keep it afloat.

Capital buses to stop

Commuters are in for headaches as the new operator of Wellington's bus fleets hits an impasse with the drivers' union.

Some commuters are in for headaches as bus drivers hold stopwork meeting.

Street name ruffles feathers

One Lower Hutt resident has argued against his street being named after the karearea. Ben Blackler argued the name would ...

Karearea Lane would be "problematic" and impractical, Lower Hutt resident claims.

The 40 NZ dishes you must try

The Nest, by L'oeuf.

How many of these 40 dishes can you tick off?

Sport

Steel embarrass Pulse

Southern Stell goal shoot Jhaniele Fowler-Reid takes the ball under pressure from the Central Pulse defenders.

 Central Pulse suffer massive home defeat to the Southern Steel.

Sandoval gets his due

Jorge Sandoval at the New Zealand Cycle Classic in Wairarapa earlier this year.

Cycling race organiser extraordinaire finally recognised by national body for 35 years of staging big bike events.

Hoodoo ended in tense struggle

Foxton's David McErlean passes the ball during his side's 13-8 win over Paraparaumu.

Foxton's upset win over Paraparaumu was their first over them for nine years.

Marowa adjusts goals after World Cup snub

Tasman United players Tinashe Marowa and Ermal Hajdari celebrate after Marowa scored a goal during the team's 3-2 defeat ...

Tinashe Marowa more motivated to impress at Phoenix following U-20 World Cup omission.

Burnard claims first senior win

Wellington Scottish runner Harry Burnard on his way to winning the senior men's division at the Vosseler Shield on Saturday.

The promising young Wellington Scottish runner was first across the line at the Vosseler Shield on Saturday.

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