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Bryan and Jo Guy launch a new book about how they coped with the murder of their son Scott and the arrest/trial of Ewen Macdonald.

'Time to have a breather': Guys

The Feilding farm where Scott Guy was killed in 2010 is up for sale.

Last footage of Alex video

Police have released this photo of Alex and his brother, Eric. Police want to hear of sightings of the pair, either together or alone.

Police have arrested a man connected to the disappearance of Alex Fisher.

Motorcyclist killed in fatal crash

Police tried in vain to save the life of a motorcycle crash victim in Silverstream.

Wind warning for Rimutaka Hill Rd

9:18 PM  Strong winds are expected to make driving on the Rimutaka Hill Rd extra treacherous.

Cop not guilty of assault

Jury accepts explanation cop shook teenager because he was worried he had overdosed.

Three attack dogs facing death

One woman remains in hospital after a savage attack by three dogs on a beach.

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Normality after bomb scare

The Murphy building of Victoria University was evacuated because of a potential bomb threat.

8:50 PM  Victoria University to reopen as normal on Thursday after bomb scare.

Burglars targetting big screen TVs

8:10 PM  Spate of burglaries targeting big screen TVs in Lower Hutt bucks trend.

Court gives match to Lacoste

Lucky escape after Otaki crash


Court gives match to Lacoste

French firm Lacoste has cultivated its own breed of crocodile design.

The latest round of many disputes over the use of a crocodile design has gone to Lacoste.

Meatworks fined for trapping fingers


Big $72,500 fine for meatworks Taylor Preston after worker's fingers trapped while cleaning a machine.

The Olive Press expanding

Bruce McCallum at the Olive Press, showing off a few of the oils that will be available from the company.

The expansion of Wairarapa's local olive press aims to boost the industry.

A boost but not a game changer

Trade Minister Tim Groser at the TPPA press conference.

After all of the promises, warnings and hysteria, the culmination of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPPA) feels like something of an anti-climax.

TPPA 'bigger than China FTA - business

BusinessNZ Phil O'Reilly claims the TPPA offers a massive export opportunity, although critics warn the detail is still not available, meaning the quality of the deal cannot be assessed.

Business leaders are welcoming the signing of a Trans Pacific Partnership deal, with one claiming it represents a bigger opportunity than the free trade deal with China.


A modest deal that comes with costs

Trade Minister Tim Groser at the Trans-Pacific Partnership press conference.

Forget the lofty talk about how much of the Earth’s landmass the TPP covers – for New Zealand, this looks like a slim achievement at best.

Sauvs, shopping and a Singapore sling

Dubai International Airport.

OPINION: 'A Mad world, My Masters,' is a play by Thomas Middleton, a contemporary of Shakespeare. The play's not much cop, but the title's genius.

Deportation drive leaves bitter taste

Hundreds of people born in New Zealand, but raised and living in Australia, are being put in detention centres.

OPINION: Australia’s round-up of New Zealand offenders for deportation starts, like much of that country’s immigration policy, with an understandable premise, and ends up closer to cruelty.

No special treatment for famous entertainers

Chris Brown at the 2015 BET Awards in Los Angeles.

OPINION: Chris Brown shouldn’t be allowed to tour New Zealand. His 2009 assault on girlfriend Rihanna is too fresh and too horrible for him to expect to be treated like an innocent citizen.

Outlandish style colours up the capital

Columnist Jane Bowron.

OPINION: he convergence of WOW (World of WearableArt Awards) with the school holidays in the capital has made the footpaths absolutely positively heave with seething hordes of humanity.


At the Movies

Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore star in Miss You Already, a romantic comedy/drama which deals with breast cancer.

New movies including Black Mass and Miss You Already.

Album Review: Nina Revisited

Nina Revisited is out now.

REVIEW: Repeats take the shine off another impressive Nina Simone collection

On the road again

Mel Parsons is done with collecting hotel bathroom utilities on tour, "After a while I got home and thought what am I doing, you're never going to use this stuff!"

Touring has taught Mel Parsons a thing or two about travelling, and herself.

Confusion over war exhibit pram policy

Mark and Caroline Carver feel discriminated against after they and their infant children were refused entry to the Great War Exhibition because their pram was deemed a safety hazard.

Family denied entry over confusing pram rules at Great War Exhibition

Critical mass of trauma surgery scenes

Catherine Walker and Lennie James star in the new British medical drama Critical.

REVIEW: British medical drama Critical offers a stomach-clenching amount of slicing and rummaging

Capital Life

Keep up with the kaka-dashians

People will now be able to tune in to watch a family of Wellington kaka go about their everyday business.

A live video feed is giving people an intimate peek into the life of a family of kaka.

Crossword solutions: Wednesday, October 7

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

Nun goes homeless for charity

Sister Catherine Hannan getting a taster of what it is like to sleep in a car.

More than 200 Wellingtonians will take to the street on Friday for World Homeless Day.

Confusion over war exhibit pram policy

Mark and Caroline Carver feel discriminated against after they and their infant children were refused entry to the Great War Exhibition because their pram was deemed a safety hazard.

Family denied entry over confusing pram rules at Great War Exhibition

WoW brings the crowds

WoW brings $26m into Wellington's economy each year and is attracting growing crowds of domestic and international guests.

WoW is helping boost Wellington's growing tourism market while fitting in with the capital's creative scene.


Phoenix turfed out of Westpac

Time wasn't of the essence when the Wellington Phoenix trained on Westpac Stadium last season.

Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick trades barbs with Westpac Stadium chief executive Shane Harmon.

Bruce leads Stags runfest in Napier

Central Stags batsman Tom Bruce topscored with 80 on day one of the warmup match against Wellington in Napier.

It was a tough day for the Wellington bowlers in their warmup match against Central Districts.

Wells back wiser and better

Shooter Ameliaranne Wells, right, returns to the Silver Ferns after being overlooked for the World Cup. Photo: JOEL FORD/GETTY IMAGES.

Ameliaranne Wells really feels like she belongs this time.

Wells comes in for Tutaia

Shooter Ameliaranne Wells has been recalled to the Silver Ferns' squad.

Ameliaranne Wells has been recalled to the Silver Ferns squad to face Australia.

Nix glad to phone in launch

Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante, left, did his best to look interested at the A-League launch on Tuesday, as coach Ernie Merrick and goalkeeper Glen Moss watched on.

There ain't no party like an A-League launch party, said no-one ever.

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