Dominion chief photographer Barry Durrant photographed Cilla Black in Wellington in 1972.

Cilla's 'disgusting' Welly leg-shot

1:16 PM  When Cilla Black visited Wellington in 1972, one photograph of her caused a stir.

Trial after amputation

Police investigators comb Miriam St, Masterton in March after a gang confrontation.

16 min ago  Two people face trial after a woman hit with a car during a gang clash had her leg amputated.

Teen muggings lead to arrest

1:38 PM  Wellington police arrested a 17-year-old after a spate of violent late-night street muggings.

Singing Sister dies, aged 101

Respected Wellington nun and singing teacher Mary Winefride Blake, has died.

Braswell signs Saints coaching deal

1:33 PM  An American will coach Wellington for 2016 NBL season after offer he couldn't refuse.

Baggage hitch for Jetstar passengers

1:21 PM  A faulty baggage loader prevents a Jetstar plane unloading all cargo.

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Rugby 'crash course' for Osaka teens

Tamaki Poki of Hutt International Boys tackles an Osaka opponent with fellow HIBS players Jack Whiteman and Rielly Edwards also looking to close down the attack.  
Japan Team v HIBS at Petone Recreation, Lower Hutt, New Zealand on Sunday 26 July 2015.Photo by Masanori Udagawa. www.photowellington.photoshelter.com.

Former All Black fullback Christian Cullen is helping give teens from Osaka, Japan, a taste of New Zealand-style rugby.

Murder-accused goes unnamed

There are concerns about the mental health of woman charged over Johnsonville stabbings.

Latch-On to support

$2m Avalon Park upgrade starts soon

Business

Tiwai deal 'brilliant outcome'

Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter NZAS as seen from Bluff Hill.

1:29 PM  Aluminium production will continue at Bluff's Tiwai Point smelter, meaning a huge sigh of relief for Southland.

Tiwai electricity decision today

The Tiwai Point aluminium smelter owners will have to decide today whether to renew a Meridian Energy contract.

Consumers want more control of bills.

Power bill control

More companies are giving consumers more opportunities to take control of their bills.

Comment

Bowron: A deal that would sink NZ

ISDS would allow foreign companies to challenge US laws — and potentially to pick up huge payouts from taxpayers — without ever stepping foot in a US court.

OPINION: Only a madman would sign us up to a deal that had no benefit to us and lost control of our destiny.

Getting out the dog whistle

OPINION: The saying goes there is no such thing as bad publicity, and it may be true for Labour.

Tony Robertson was convicted of the rape and murder of Blessie Gotingco.

Duncan Garner: Keep evil in prison

OPINION: Imagine making a mistake that would later cost an innocent woman her life.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Monday, August 3

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

Samarpana - a beautiful evening of dance

REVIEW: Ann Hunt review the Samarpana dance show.

Italian Film Festival director Tony Lambert has decided to scrap the festival after 19 consecutive years.

Italian Film Festival folds

"I've spent the last three years trying to keep it alive, but I came to realise it couldn't work anymore."

Capital Life

From the Menu: Salad with a zing

Loretta's vegetable salad.

Roast cauliflower, chargrilled brocolini, spinach, sunflower seeds and tahini dressing makes for a tasty plate.

Gaslight illuminates filthy city

Wellingtonians could finally dodge open sewers at night when gas streetlights were introduced.

The clouds are commonly mistaken for UFOs.

No, it's not a UFO

It's a lenticular - relax, that doesn't mean we can expect little green men. Most likely.

Sport

Rugby 'crash course' for Osaka teens

Tamaki Poki of Hutt International Boys tackles an Osaka opponent with fellow HIBS players Jack Whiteman and Rielly Edwards also looking to close down the attack.  
Japan Team v HIBS at Petone Recreation, Lower Hutt, New Zealand on Sunday 26 July 2015.Photo by Masanori Udagawa. www.photowellington.photoshelter.com.

Former All Black fullback Christian Cullen is helping give teens from Osaka, Japan, a taste of New Zealand-style rugby.

Hill earns Wellington recall

OBU wing Joe Hill earns Wellington recall after starring in Jubilee Cup final.

Helen Collins holds aloft the club rugby winning trophy after captaining the Norths to victory. She and Tiana Collins both played in the final for the club their brother, late All Black Jerry Collins, played for.

Triumph for Collins' sisters

Two of Jerry Collins' sisters have brought home a club rugby victory for their brothers' beloved Norths Rugby Club.

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