Wellington-based Red Cross telecommunications specialists Don Wallace (sitting) and Ewan Coldicott have been deployed to set up a communications hub for the aid agency in earthquake devastated Nepal.

Red Cross squad to Nepal video

7 min ago  Kiwis to join Red Cross units from Denmark and the US to set up a comms hub in Kathmandu.

Lundy to appeal

Mark Lundy

1 min ago  Mark Lundy is to appeal his conviction for the murder of his wife and daughter.

Winery's licence suspended

5:01 PM  Top vineyard kept serving drunken, aggressive festival goers, authority finds.

Police find weapons stash

A Kapiti man has been caught with a sawn off shotgun, swords, axes and a cross bow.

No quick fix for wet Welly gallery video

4:00 PM  There is no 'quick fix for problems with the capital's drainage systems, council says.

Woman tells of man 'pulling teeth'

4:31 PM  Woman tells court of having six teeth pulled out in the back of a car.

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News

Developer taken to court

Developer Shannon Tawhiti is accused of putting relocated houses on sections throughout Hastings without resource consent

4:34 PM  A Hastings developer is accused of dumping relocated houses without resource consent.

Opposition grows to PostShop closure

3:47 PM  Hundreds of Raumati Beach residents are battling to keep their post office.

Banks seeks acquittal over lunch dates video

New turf lights up action

Business

New turf lights up action

Blade Rapira passes the ball to his Marist team-mate Malatai Malatai during the Wairarapa-Bush senior-A club match against Gladstone on the new artificial turf at Trust House Memorial Park in Masterton.

It may have been on an artificial surface but there was nothing fake about the action at Trust House Memorial Park.

A piece of Chinatown up for sale

A building invokes ghosts of Wellington's Chinese past

The Greytown Hotel has been sold by Trust House to private owners.

Trust House gearing up for profitability

Sale of prominent business marks end of an important phase for community-owned enterprise.

Comment

Helen Kelly: Keep up the pressure

CTU President Helen Kelly says pressure to improve worker safety has worked in forestry and now the agricultural industry is the target.

OPINION: Workers need a three-pronged approach to improve safety in the workplace.

When sought-after public opinion is ignored

OPINION: Why bother asking citizens to buy into a feel-good share idea scheme and then disregard their suggestions?

There are ways to curb booming Auckland property prices.

Action needed to control housing inflation

OPINION: Despite Bill English saying 'pretty much not really anything' to do about Auckland['s housing boom, there are quite a few things that could be done.

Culture

A very different Don Juan

Don Juan at Circa Two in Wellington - the comedy is verbal, physical and at times surreal.

REVIEW: Don Juan at Circa Two reviewed

Crossword solutions: Saturday, April 25

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

Ace Frehley - it's not true that his appeal is waning, simply becoming more selective.

Ace Frehley plays Wellington

REVIEW: Ace Frehley's Spinal Tap moment

Capital Life

Man Up: Urzila Carlson

Comedian Urzila Carlson talks to Capital Day ahead of her comedy festival show Man Up at Hannah Playhouse, May 5-9.

Urzila Carlson's Comedy Festival show Man Up explores where you fit in society.

Aussie Rules and toads in blenders

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

The Globetrotters had plenty of fun while drubbing their Hawaiian opponents at the Basin Reserve.

Harlem Globetrotters thrill Basin Reserve crowd

A flash squad of barnstorming basketballers stunned Wellington with their skill and antics in 1957.

Sport

Big win for Tu Toa over Rongotai

Tu Toa first five-eighth Joey Te Huna, centre left, trying to weave his way through the Rongotai College defence in their match at Tu Toa yesterday

Tu Toa punching above their weight again.

Hurricanes too classy for lowly Queensland Reds

TJ Perenara grabs two tries as Hurricanes go back to top of Super Rugby ladder.

Blade Rapira passes the ball to his Marist team-mate Malatai Malatai during the Wairarapa-Bush senior-A club match against Gladstone on the new artificial turf at Trust House Memorial Park in Masterton.

New turf lights up action

It may have been on an artificial surface but there was nothing fake about the action at Trust House Memorial Park.

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