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Sir Ed's son Peter Hillary safe in Nepal

Peter Hillary with wife Yvonne Ooeman on an earlier trip to Tibet. Everest is behind them.

With Sir Edmund Hillary's son Peter safe in Nepal after Saturday's massive earthquake, Sir Ed's charity has launched an appeal to support survivors.

About 1.3 million plants being planted along Kapiti expressway route

One of the largest planting exercises ever seen in the lower North Island is underway, involving 1.3 million plants alongside the Kapiti expressway.

Nepal quake: NZ to give aid

Kiwis: Troops to Iraq only for our allies

Business

Sounds Air soars

Sounds Air's latest addition, the nine-seater PC12, will be making flights from Wellington to Taupo

Marlborough flyer expands again by snapping up Taupo to Wellington route Air NZ abandoned.

This is a diminishing moment for PM

OPINION: Everyone agrees it is plain weird for a customer to tug on a waitress' hair.

Royal Caribbean's 90,090 tonne Radiance of the Seas was the last ship to dock in Wellington this season.

Cruise ships valuable to tourism and business

The cruise ship industry remains a valuable part of Wellington's tourism scene and more should be done to help with growth, tourism and business leaders say.

Comment

Why Anzac Day is our national day

Sarah Henderson is tasked with playing The Last Post at Wellington's Anzac Day dawn service.

OPINION: This is a special Anzac Day.

This is a diminishing moment for PM

OPINION: Everyone agrees it is plain weird for a customer to tug on a waitress' hair.

20042015 News. Cameron Burnell/Fairfax NZ. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott hold a joint press conference at Te Papa.

The PM, ponytails and pratfalls

OPINION: He can be a fun guy, but this week Prime Minister John Key looked like a prize jerk.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Saturday, April 25

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

Crossword solutions: Friday, April 24

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

One of the paintings, by Corporal Ernest Casey, that is showing in St Paul's as part of a WWI exhibition.

WWI exhibition at St Paul's

A Titahi Bay woman is the brains behind a World War I exhibition at St Paul's Cathedral.

Capital Life

Aussie Rules and toads in blenders

Andy Lee is in Wellington to support the Carlton Blues, as they take on the St Kilda Saints in an Anzac Day AFL match at Westpac Stadium today.

Comedian Andy Lee talks about AFL, meeting Hamish Blake, and Gap Year moments.

Anzac beers in short supply

OPINION: The lack of New Zealand beers to commemorate the Gallipoli anniversary is disappointing.

Turkish hero remembered

It was a bleak, chilly day when a memorial Kamal Ataturk was unveiled in Wellington 25 years ago.

Sport
Sydney FC's Rhyan Grant comes in for some close attention from Roly Bonevacia during Sunday's A-League match at Westpac Stadium.

Sydney FC take top-two finish from Phoenix's grasp

The Phoenix will likely host Melbourne City next Sunday in an A-League elimination final.

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