Community environmental volunteer group, Friends of Tawa Bush Reserves, is campaigning for Wellington City Council to ...

Saving a million-dollar forest

A million-dollar forest in Tawa is for sale, and capital ratepayers are considering an offer.

'I wasn't interested'

Ray Toler, who is accused of obtaining by deception $22,000 from a 95-year-old war veteran.

WWII veteran thought he was getting his pension transferred, not investing in Bitcoins.

Stockcar crashes in Wainui

A quiet suburb is worried about a local group racing in the streets and crashing a stockcar through a fence.

Still time to hit the beach

Wellington's weather gods save the best till last as the final week of summer arrives.

Mum sues over son's death

Lyn Copland can't get her boy back, but she's determined to expose the mental health system's flaws.

Homegrown set to sell-out

There will be no shortage of people enjoying the Kiwi sounds at Homegrown this year.

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Man injured in scooter crash

People tend to a man after he was injured in a scooter crash in Brooklyn, Wellington.

Members of the public rush to help man injured in Brooklyn, Wellington.

Break down delays commuters

The broken down Capital Connection train held up all services on Wellington's Kapiti line. .

More Miramar parking woes

Fingers crossed for flying conditions


Post uniforms become bags

Habiba Orabi proudly shows off a bag she made.

A practical way to reduce plastic bag use.

Leak delay blamed on traffic

Authorities have denied a delay in fixing a leak in a quiet York Bay street resulted from the need for a traffic ...

Woman told a leak could not be fixed without a traffic management plan.

Security breach still out of public reach

Corporations in New Zealand do not need to report if their data falls into the wrong hands.

Australia has passed data breach legislation, when will we?

Time's up for parking vandals video

Numbers like these on car parks in Wellington's CBD are being chipped off, and the council believes businesses are to blame.

Wellington's business owners are sabotaging sensor car parks to get free parking for customers.

Record apple season

Pipfruit New Zealand chief executive is looking forward to a big season.

Apple growers prepare for record harvest.


It's all bag

The dog as accessory.

Opinion: It was a dog day afternoon for Jane Bowron.

The Ohariu charade

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne.

Opinion: This year, both Tory and Green supporters could be holding their nose as they cast their vote in Ohariu.

Hatred and the law

Police Commissioner Mike Bush

The call for hate-crimes legislation is understandable and even laudable. In an age of mounting xenophobia, those who preach hatred of other races or religions no longer seem a minor or fringe element. Some of the worst xenophobes now hold power in countries which used to preach tolerance and diversity.

Friends but no deals

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull meets with NZ PM Bill English in Queenstown.

The trans-Tasman leaders' meeting was a disappointment. The two prime ministers traded bromides about the Anzac spirit and announced small beer news about scientific co-operation.

Garner: Disaster in the making?

Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee, left, Mayor of Selwyn District Sam Broughton and Prime Minister Bill English ...

OPINION: Who was in control as Christchurch hills and homes were ravaged by fire? No-one very smart is the answer.


Homegrown set to sell-out

More than 40 acts will play the annual festival on Wellington's Waterfront in front of about 20,000 punters.

There will be no shortage of people enjoying some choice Kiwi music at Homegrown next month.

The Hollies: still riding music's carousel

The Hollies are back in New Zealand this week for a five-date tour of North Island.

Meet the band who rival The Rolling Stones for longevity.

Summer Shakespeare troupe up to All challenges

Relocating to Wellington's Civic Square, the Summer Shakespeare production this year is All's Well That Ends Well.

REVIEW: A very spirited, highly energised and intelligent presentation of a challenging Shakespeare play.

Weta's early Oscar explained

Weta Digital's FACETS technology, first used in Avatar, has won a Scientific and Technical Oscar. It changed the way the ...

Weta Digital's won an early Oscar for FACETS, but what the heck's it?

Crossword solutions: Monday, February 20

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

Capital Life

Mt Cook a heart stopper

A near-death experience has Hutt City Cr Chris Milne thinking of climbing Mt Cook.

Heart failure leads to desire to climb Mt Cook.

A lighthouse keeper's daughter

Gwen McDonald had an idyllic childhood with her parents Bill and Kitty Kemp  who were lighthouse keepers.

 Gwen McDonald loves the wind at Baring Head.

It's all bag

The dog as accessory.

Opinion: It was a dog day afternoon for Jane Bowron.

The Ohariu charade

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne.

Opinion: This year, both Tory and Green supporters could be holding their nose as they cast their vote in Ohariu.

Bringing summer to Welly

Tomorrow People keyboardist Tana Tupai says Homegrown is a "iconic festival in our backyard".

Tomorrow People's "sunshine reggae" will bring summer to Wellington after all, at next month's Jim Beam Homegrown.


Team Wellington crowdfund OCL shortfall

Southern United's Andy Mulligan challenges Leo Villa of Team Wellington during the Football match at Rugby Park in ...

Franchise needs $25,000 to cover final costs of travelling to New Caledonia for Oceania's showpiece club competition.

Tawa-Lyndhurst, Paraparaumu dominant

Issac Becroft plays for Wellington club in Wellington premier tennis.

Defending champions continue to lead Wellington premier tennis competitions.

Coles: Fittest I've seen the team video

Hurricanes fullback Nehe Milner-Skudder, centre, took only a limited part in the team's clash with the Crusaders due to ...

Nehe Milner-Skudder the only slight injury concern for the Hurricanes.

Maori rugby showpiece in town soon

Former Wairarapa Rugby player of the year James Goodger is in the tournament side.

Masterton hosts some of Maori rugby's top talent in March.  

Round The Bays recap gallery

190217. News. KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ. Cigna Round the Bays,Wellington. Ten year old Amelie Tobin has a message for her mum.

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