A truck carrying a boat on its trailer got stuck under a rail bridge on SH1, just south of Waikanae, on Monday evening.

Boat stuck under bridge

Truck carrying boat gets stuck under rail bridge on State Highway 1 in Waikanae.

Explosive 80th party

Last year's Wellington Sky Show, which featured commercial grade fireworks.

"Surprise" for elderly mum rocked the neighbourhood and brought out the cops.

Brooklyn water warning

Wellington residents get unusual warning that water is being cut off.

Wellington rents skyrocket

Landlord tells of 600 phone calls and 300 emails in first 48 hours of listing property.

Lawyer loses to Law School

Former Victoria University law lecturer's claims over bullying case are rejected.

Beloved yacht sells for $480,000

A 1944 yacht listed for $1 has sold after a frantic two-week auction online.

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News

Alpaca hoo-ha sends shelter packing

Alpaca hoo-ha over animal shelter in Manakau.

A hoo-ha about alpacas sent an animal rescue charity packing from Manakau.

Legal queries over sewer bill

Lawyer casts doubt on council policy, as officials investigate resident's $9000 bill.

Ban on microbeads likely video

Giddy up for cup day video

business

Wellington rents skyrocket

Wellingtonian Shirley Jones and her partner are both 45, both professionals, and considering commuting weekly from ...

Landlord tells of 600 phone calls and 300 emails in first 48 hours of listing property.

Legal queries over sewer bill

Warwick Eves has confirmed he is seeking legal advice after being slammed with a more-than-$9000 lateral pipe repair bill.

Lawyer casts doubt on council policy, as officials investigate resident's $9000 bill.

Tasty Welly tops global list

Laundry's gumbo dish has been named on National Geographic's list of great eats.

National Geographic has named Wellington food spots on an international shortlist.

Osteria del Toro turning Brazilian?

Osteria del Toro in Tory St has been sold to the owners of a Brazilian-style restaurant in Auckland called Wildfire.

Wellington restaurant sold after "surprise" offer from Auckland business.

ACC briber's 'dire' finances

Gregory Hutt, pictured, appeared for sentencing in the High Court in Wellington in 2012, after earlier pleading guilty ...

Second company linked to man tied up in ACC bribery scandal liquidated.

Comment

Trump: echoes of Muldoon

US President-elect Donald Trump at  a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City.

The media may have to develop an obsequious relationship with Trump and wait for the right time to pounce, writes Jane Bowron.

Sport and the liquor barons

Rugby league legend Graham Lowe

There is a strong case for banning liquor ads in sport. This is not wowserism or ivory-tower puritanism. It is a rational response to the dreadful harm caused by abuse of alcohol.

The task of sex education

A mother talks to her son about contraception.

OPINION: Teens don't just need good sex education, they need motivated, non-judgmental health professionals to offer advice.

NZ in the age of Trump

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump argues with a reporter during a news conference.

President Obama's final speech reminds New Zealand that its relationship with the United States is about to become more difficult. Just how difficult, remains to be seen.

A shamefully harsh policy

More than half of the people who had their visas cancelled in Australia between 2014 and March, 2016, for having spent ...

OPINION: Everyone knows about Australia's aggressive trawl to find foreigners on its soil with a criminal history, so it can boot them out.

Culture

Water art firing up students

Artist Gabby O'Connor has made artwork inspired by trips to Antarctica but is now working with school children about the ...

Festival celebrating water has started its first workshop.

Fat Freddy's Drop in on festival

Fat Freddy's Drop will headline Te Ra O Te Raukura.

Fat Freddy's Drop are headlining a music festival in Waiwhetu.

Crossword solutions: Monday, January 16

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

Capital's culture status under threat

A research report for Wellington City Council recommends the council should accelerate the renovation and reopening of ...

Wellington venues too big and expensive to retain the best performers, insiders' report shows.

Crossword solutions: Saturday, January 14

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

Capital Life

Don't feed the kaka

The fledglings' fate will be decided in three weeks if they are healthy enough to leave the nest.

Two kaka chicks are at death's door after feasting on a junk food diet given by humans.

Native birds fly on waterfront

The Halo Project celebrates the halo effect of sanctuaries like Zealandia, which have helped increase native bird ...

The Halo Project is a collaborative installation celebrating the beauty and sounds of our country's native birds.

Capital's culture status under threat

A research report for Wellington City Council recommends the council should accelerate the renovation and reopening of ...

Wellington venues too big and expensive to retain the best performers, insiders' report shows.

Cancer battler takes star turn

Saoirse Gaffney - pictured with dad David - is battling cancer and on Saturday will lead the Wellington Phoenix on to ...

The football fraternity is getting in behind Saoirse's cancer battle.

Cathartic costume cleanout video

Thousands of items are up for grabs - representing decades of fashion and costume histor.

A Wellington costume shop is starting fresh, culling thousands of items in the process.

Sport

Giddy up for cup day video

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Hurricanes  with the Wellington Cup and Super Rugby Cup   Brad Shields ...

Hurricanes stars get to horse around with Wellington's other big sporting trophy.

Phoenix lurk in the shadow of top six

Roy Krishna is back from suspension, giving coaches Des Buckingham and Chris Greenacre a selection headache up front.

Three games in seven days gives the Wellington Phoenix a chance to race up the ladder.

Starting off with gold

Eleven-year-old Daniel Williams took home two of LHAAC's gold medals at his first Colgate Games.

At his first ever Colgate Games 11-year-old Daniel Williams took home gold

Expecting extravagance in Telegraph

Opie Bosson and Te Akau could pick up a second Group I in as many weeks when Xtravagant contests the Telegraph on Saturday.

Group I winning combination pinning hopes on x-factor horse to deliver double at Trentham.

Victory looms for Phoenix video

The Wellington Phoenix celebrate Michael McGlinchey's goal against the Central Coast Mainers on Saturday.

With three points in the bag from Saturday, the Wellington Phoenix need to move on quickly for their earthquake catchup match.

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