The Ice Rink, which was a success in Palmerston North, is coming to Lower Hutt

Ready, steady, skate

It will be getting icy in the Hutt Valley next month.

TPP secrecy faces court

Auckland University law professor Jane Kelsey.

1:49 PM  A law professor is to ask the High Court to overturn a decision refusing access to TPP documents.

Indecency in baby change room

7 min ago  Police investigate reports a girl walked in on a man masturbating in nappy change cubicle.

Business as usual: Yeah right

1:39 PM  Up to 24 of the 37 people employed at iconic Mangatainoka Tui brewery could lose jobs.

Glass on highway, rider injured

1:19 PM  A car and motorbike crashed in Kapiti as they neared a sheet of glass fallen off a truck.

DOC revamps flawed restructure

DOC rolls out changes nationwide to fix problems with its controversial restructure.

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Call for free parking in Masterton

Hold onto those coins a little longer with 15-minute free parking spots in select locations close to the CBD.

1:35 PM  Masterton retailers are calling for the council to allow one hour of free parking in the town centre.

Vinnies goes mobile

12:37 PM  Drop-in social welfare clinics to support Wellingtonians in need are popping up at community centres across Wellington.

Beckley makes Tall Ferns squad

Ready, steady, skate


Hotel to get $8m facelift

Amalgamated Holdings Group chief executive  David Seargeant in the lobby of the Museum Art Hotel.

Wellington's Museum Art Hotel is in good hands, says its new owner, who plans to stay focused on art.

Capital gets own property gongs

Wellington to honour its own commercial property trailblazers.

Jemaine Clement will play a giant in Steven Spielberg's version of Roald Dahl's BFG.

Weta Digital working with Spielberg

Wellington's Weta Digital will be bringing Steven Spielberg's giants in The BFG to life.


Window closing on climate change

A larger investment in wind power would be a major boost to New Zealand's renewable energy goals.

OPINION: Pilots know that there is a brief window of time between losing oxygen and passing out. With climate change, we are at that moment now.

Editorial: Proceed with caution on Tasers

OPINION: The decision to arm all front-line police with Tasers should be a trial only.

Indigenous Aussie Rules star Adam Goodes has taken leave from the sport after being repeatedly booed by fans at stadiums.

Editorial: Come down hard on the unsporting

Lengthy bans are absolutely justified for violent or racist outbursts on the sports field.


Raise a glass to this new play

Despite varied performances, Cleanskin is a well-constructed and thought-provoking production.

REVIEW: Lack of communication between couples is at the heart of new play Cleanskin.

A peep at birds of the 1860s

An exhibition that looks back on NZ's most famous book on native birds.

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Crossword solutions: Wednesday, August 5

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

Capital Life

Ready, steady, skate

The Ice Rink, which was a success in Palmerston North, is coming to Lower Hutt

It will be getting icy in the Hutt Valley next month.

Making food from history

Rising chef Maclean Fraser is turning a knowledge of historical food into a fantastic meal.

Divers enjoy Island Bay's pier.

Daredevils came of age at Island Bay pier

Generations of Island Bay schoolchildren tested their mettle on a controversial diving pier.

Scots College prop Alex Fidow will be a key player when Scots meet St Pat's Town in the final of the Wellington schools competition on Sunday.

Scots College looking to reverse trend

Scots College will have form and the law of averages on their side in the premier one rugby final.

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