Rimutaka Hill Rd closed for a time due to snow.

Power out on cold, snowy morn video

15 min ago  Temperatures plummet overnight, with snow reported in Hawke's Bay and Hutt valley.

Fake IDs get high tech

Wellington bar host Steven Samaras said it's tough for bouncers dealing with people using fake identity cards.

New technology is making it "virtually impossible" to tell genuine drivers licences and ID card from forged ones.

Freezing night for New Zealand

3 min ago  Snow around the country has closed several roads, including Rimutaka Hill Rd.

Missing tramper found

Police have found the 61-year-old tramper who missing in Tongariro National Park.

Nats' super 'squeeze'- Little

Labour leader says National leaving a "superannuation squeeze" for future govts to fix.

Jersey for Myanmar prisoner video

Their son is facing over two years of hard labour, and the Blackwoods want to support him.  

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Sex education for generation Grindr

The AIDS Foundation’s Shaun Robinson is proud of the progress the Get It On campaign has made.

4 min ago  An AIDS Foundation safe anal sex video guide has gone viral.

Colonoscopy waiting list bottoms out

14 min ago  Two years ago, Hutt Valley residentd requiring a colonoscopy faced a very slowly moving queue. It's much better now.

The apprentice with the Golden Gun

Bird's eye view for Hutt drone rangers

Business

Innovation not just about new technology and new products

A United States innovation expert is set to change what Wellington businesses owners know about innovation.

Lack of quake help disappoints

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

Owners of Six Barrel Soda Co, Joseph Slater and Mike Stewart are growing their business and concentrating on the wholesale side of trade.

Wellington soda business bubbling

It's only been three years but Wellington business Six Barrel Soda is thriving and predicting more growth.

Comment

New flag needs to be about more than rebranding

POLOKWANE, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 24:  A New Zealand flag waves her national flag during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group F match between Paraguay and New Zealand at Peter Mokaba Stadium on June 24, 2010 in Polokwane, South Africa.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

OPINION: By considering a new flag, New Zealand is not really being asked to change its identity, it is being asked to take part in a costly corporate rebranding exercise.

Government strips KiwiSaver of incentive

OPINION: Changes to scheme announced in Budget are a disservice to all Kiwi savers.

Courts cannot be seen to collude with the police in breaking the law or in bending the rules.

Editorial: The police must not break the law

OPINION: Police aren't free to break the law, even when prosecuting gang members.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Monday, May 25

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

Stunning music, impressive dance in Royal NZ Ballet show

REVIEW: The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Salute is a parade of four impressive works.

Orpheus Choir conductor Brent Stewart.

Elijah draws a lethargic crowd

REVIEW: Once in a while, Mendelssohn’s 1846 oratorio Elijah - while not a work of great distinction - will do the trick.

Capital Life

Our Lady of the Coast

Sculptor Martin Roestenberg works on his Virgin Mary statue, Our Lady of Lourdes, on site at Paraparaumu in 1958.

The faithful and bargain-savvy flocked to Paraparaumu's Virgin Mary statue.

What food says about us

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

Anna Luke has spent the month baking and selling sweet treats out of her kitchen to raise money for the people of Nepal.

Baking for Nepal

A Wellington woman had no idea how much money she could raise just by selling her baking.

Sport

Boyd hails Canes trainers for lack of serious injuries

Rey Lee-Lo was one of the Hurricanes best during their 29-5 Super Rugby win over the Blues at Eden Park.

Coach takes little pleasure in counting missing faces in Blues changing sheds, but wasn't hiding satisfaction at healthy state of his own playing stocks.

Williamson 'brassed off' at Lord's video

Black Caps batsman in elite company with maiden century at Lord's but left kicking himself for dismissal.

The Saints' masked man Leon Henry in action during his side's win over the Nelson Giants on Saturday night.

Saints go top in NBL, three vital home games await

Wellington eyeing three winnable home games in a row after moving back to the top of the competition ladder on Saturday.

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