Ben Pocock and Louise Pirini got married at the Wellington Zoo.

Saying 'I do' at the zoo

It's OK to say there was a giraffe at your wedding.

Dogs attack, kill cats

Two pit-bull type dogs are being hunted after a double-attack on Sunday.

6:44 PM  Kapiti council waited days to reveal that two dogs that killed cats had escaped.

NZTA sorry for threatening letter

Bruce Tie was "blown away" when he was accused of using fake names to driver licences.

Live: Crusaders vs Hurricanes

3 min ago  Join us for Super Rugby action as the Crusaders host the table-topping Hurricanes in Nelson.

Seeking $14m for Wainui blueprint

A group wanting to foster growth in Wainuiomata seeks up to $14m from council.

Charges: $30m fraud

A well known racing family asks for charges of gaming fraud to be dismissed.

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Chief victims adviser appointment

Garth McVicar, of the Sensible Sentencing Trust, says he would be interested in the role, but others would be suitable too.

7:11 PM  Justice Minister Amy Adams is pushing ahead with plans to employ a chief victims adviser.

Who's got the moves?

5:39 PM  Dance experts run a critical eye over Sunday's Dancing with the Stars contestants.

Petone store owner's faith in police restored

Crowding out banks with pledge fundraising


Crowding out banks with pledge fundraising

Professor Gary Mersham believes small businesses will increasingly rely on crowd funding for capital, rather than going to banks.

Businesses raising money via crowd funding will soon begin to impact on our banks.

Gold Awards finalists announced

Wellington businesses are sharp, sophisticated organisations, Wellington Gold Awards organiser says.

The baking machine where a woman's arm was trapped at temperatures up to 85C for 40 minutes.

Penalty upheld for arm-burning accident

The $57,500 penalty on a Lower Hutt food factory was reasonable, judge says.


Scandal should claim Fifa boss

Fifa President Sepp Blatter at a press conference following a Fifa Executive Committee meeting in Zurich.

OPINION: It’s the world’s biggest sport, so it is oddly fitting that Fifa, football’s governing body, is now tied up in the largest case of sports corruption.

No reward from Little risk

OPINION: They say politics is the art of the possible, but it's equally the art of deciding what it's possible to risk.

Jane Ward from Colyton, Manawatu, learns safe quad bike riding with David Skiffington from FarmSafe.

Education the key to farm safety

OPINION: A punitive approach to farm safety will not work, writes Federated Farmers' Katie Milne.


Who's got the moves?

Outrageous Fortune actress Siobhan Marshall and Almighty Johnsons actor Ben Barrington will put their best feet forward for this year's Dancing with the Stars.

5:39 PM  Dance experts run a critical eye over Sunday's Dancing with the Stars contestants.

Crossword solutions: Friday, May 29

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

Towers perform Slice of Heaven

Towers sing Slice of Heaven video

To mark NZ Music Month, Wellington-based indie-pop band Towers will cover well-known Kiwi songs.

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The game changers of tomorrow

Charlizza Harris from Upper Hutt was nominated for a Youth Week award by her boss and supporter, Sue Jury, CEO of the YMCA.

Young movers and shakers shine at the 2015 Youth Week Awards.

Mystery of the missing teenage model

A pretty Lower Hutt teenager vanished into thin air in 1961, leaving a cold trail and a dead suspect behind her.

Crafters & Co bar, Victoria St, Wellington.

Rude food, bar the mayo

Disruptive roadworks actually do patrons a good turn on this occasion.


Siddons a class act to the end

Not only did Jamie Siddons win trophies at Wellington coach, he made players better.

5:54 PM  There's great excitement about Jamie Siddons leaving Wellington.

Hutt Phoenix fan top of the league

Enabling families at Ronald McDonald House to experience VIP treatment at Wellington Phoenix football games

Norma Plummer set the standard when it comes to delivering home truths, not Pulse captain Katrina Grant.

Bidwell: Grant's suspension for rant a joke

OPINION: Norma Plummer set the standard when it comes to delivering home truths, not Pulse captain Katrina Grant.

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