Napier man David Bentin, who took his life on September 11, 2014.

Hospital let suicidal man go

Within two weeks, David Bentin was dead. Now DHB has been told to improve its policies.

Hill road reopens

Firefighters close off the hill road at the Paekakariki end after a shed caught alight near the lookout.

A shed fire closed Paekakariki Hill Road until 7.30pm, but it has now reopened.

New cycleway options revealed video

Four possible routes for Wellington's proposed $6m eastern suburbs cycleway.

Burglar growled at victims

Elderly man was attacked on Sunday morning by a growling burglar with a screwdriver.

Immunity claim in text dispute

South African high commission refuses to engage with worker sacked over text message.

Increase in elderly living alone

"A lot of them admit they're lonely and isolated, they want company."

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Jailed priest 'stole girls' faith' video

Former Catholic priest Peter Hercock in Wellington District Court on Monday. He was jailed for six years and seven ...

"I still to this day find it hard to look at priests," says woman abused for years.

Fire house to be demolished video

No-one was at home when house where Porirua siege began was set alight on Sunday night.

Pay rise for councillors

Teenager aces disability games

business

Power price hike

Contact Energy’s Te Mihi power station was part of the company's Wairakei investment programme, which won an energy ...

Winter is coming, and with it higher electricity prices for some Contact Energy customers.

Commercial property sector heats up

Industrial vacancy halves and retail continues to rally, as capital becomes more attractive to investors.

Industrial vacancy halves and retail continues to rally, as capital becomes more attractive to investors.

Museum Art Hotel land bought

A Chinese investor, who owns property in Lower Hutt, is believed to have bought the Museum Art Hotel land.

A Chinese investor, who owns property in Lower Hutt, is believed to have bought the famous Wellington hotel.

Big bucks for state homes

This state home in Mt Victoria, Wellington, sold for $961,000.

Some state homes are selling for more than $2m - while one unit was snapped up for $2000.

Night flight touches down video

Runway, taxiway, approach and apron lights were all switched on for the first time in April as a part of the lighting ...

Introduction of evening flights will maximise Queenstown airport's current operating hours.

Comment

Bowron: Cut Auckland loose

It's a total dereliction of duty for this Government to fail to address rampant house prices.

Let's start a revolution and sever our ties to Auckland - John Key can be their premier.

Home ownership with a side of guilt

Political reporter Stacey Kirk has made it onto the property ladder - but it's not all smooth sailing.

OPINION: I recently bought a house, and it feels great. Kind of.

Garner: House price home truths

The Government has done little, if anything, to deflate the house price bubble.

OPINION: As the Government fiddles, house prices remain on fire. Do the Aussies have the answer?

Editorial: Right call on Kiwirail

Kiwirail floated the possibility of closing the national rail network.

OPINION: Kiwirail backed the idea of shutting down the railways. The turkey voted for Christmas

Editorial: Taxing questions to answer

Prime Minister John Key has to be clearer about the Government's inaction on foreign trusts.

OPINION: An email from John Key's lawyer adds to the murk around the Government's inaction on foreign trusts.

Culture

Shihad - one day, three shows

To kick-off NZ Music Month, Shihad performed three 50-minute shows in Christchurch, Wellington, and Auckland in one day.

Shihad kicked-off NZ Music Month with a "one day, three shows" music marathon.

Us Two: Jesse and Jackie

Comedians and husband and wife Jesse Griffin and Jackie Van Beek at their home in the Waitakere Ranges.

The couple open up about juggling entertainment schedules with raising a family.

Album Review: Curtis Salgado, The Beautiful Lowdown

Curtis Salgado's The Beautiful Lowdown is out now.

REVIEW: Curtis Salgado's latest is old fashioned, relevant and welcome

Crossword solutions: Monday, May 2

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Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

Crossword solutions: Saturday, April 30

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Find the solutions to The Dominion Post's backpage puzzle here.

Capital Life

Family runs for female heart health

Belinda Barber (centre) and daughters Isabella (left), 13, and Charlotte, 15, are happy the fun run/walk has moved from ...

Daughters, mothers, and grandmothers will run or walk five kilometres to raise money for the Heart Foundation.

Quiz master in TV's hot seat

Cary Elwes as Westley, and Robin Wright as Buttercup, Princess of Florin in the 1987 classic The Princess Bride.

Pub quiz compiler picks The Princess Bride as his Mastermind specialist subject.

The world's coolest little capital

They say you can't beat Wellington on a good day.

They say you can't beat Wellington on a good day and they - whoever they are - are bang on.

Students claim their history on stage

03052016  News, Simon Edwards, Fairfax.  St Orans/St Bernard's Colleges production of Te Rakau's Dog & Bone. As audience ...

It's not in our history curriculum but Hutt pupils find another way to examine the NZ Wars.

Supporting Vietnamese street kids

Michael Brosowski and a Blue Dragon child celebrating Tet, Vietnamese New Year, in January 2016.

Michael Brosowski says witnessing a child experience real care for the first time is "the most powerful thing you can see".

Sport

Kiwi revels in Leicester's success

Longtime Leicester City fan Bernie Muollo is flying back to Leicester on Thursday to celebrate their probable EPL title win.

Meet the Wellingtonian who helped save Leicester City.

Teenager aces disability games

Representing Team Wellington Libby Leikis, 17, took the Athletics Overall Female trophy at the 2016 Halberg Junior ...

Teenager Libby Leikis dreams of glory at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

Robertson top-five in Poland

Tim Robertson, pictured leading the 2014 Vosseler Shield cross-country event, had an impressive top-five finish at the ...

After an injury-plagued 2015, Tim Robertson showed he could feature among the world's best orienteers at the World Cup opener.

Confident Canes head for Durban

Wing Cory Jane scored twice for the Hurricanes on Sunday.

Cory Jane's advice pays off for Reggie Goodes.

Hard work rewards body builder

Leigh-Ann Ung, 27, proudly poses with her Arnold Classic Australia medal.

 

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