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Kea on Avalanche Peak, Arthurs Pass. 

file generic nature Arthur's Pass

The coming drone 'arms race' video

What has feathers and hates windscreen wipers? A low-tech solution to a high-tech jail threat - maybe

Big bill from toxic sites

Contaminated Te Mome Stream - or Dead Man's Arm to locals - has priority status for a clean-up.

Taxpayers to foot the bill for more than 60 toxic sites across NZ that still require funding.

Wine ... and eggs?

An unlikely combination of wine and eggs is taking wine innovation to another level.

Ories knock OBU out of top spot

11:47 AM  Norths go top of club rugby table, off the back of play that recalled club great Jerry Collins.

NZ seeks military craft

Four airplanes from United States would replace a retiring fleet of P-3K maritime patrols.

Car upside down on train tracks video

It crashed through a fence after veering off the road in Lower Hutt, briefly disrupting trains.

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Car takes a spin in Wellington Harbour video

The amphibious Aquada that carried British entrepreneur Richard Branson across the English Channel in 2004 tackles ...

Amphibious vehicle just one of many on display at the MTA car show.

Woman hit by car dies

The pedestrian in her mid-twenties was hit by a car in Makauri, Gisborne.

Perils of duck hunting

Killed motorcyclist named

business

Wine ... and eggs?

Winemaker Tony Bish imported an oak egg from France which will be used to make chardonnay.

An unlikely combination of wine and eggs is taking wine innovation to another level.

An expensive addiction

With immigration, some people win – but as many economists point out, many Kiwis lose out with rising house prices and ...

OPINION: We welcome immigrants, their families, their businesses - and their money. But at what point should NZ say 'Enough'?

Nelson's Achilles building on the market

The Achilles Building was once home to the Nelson Telephone Exchange.

This building in Nelson might ring a bell.

Hotel closure hits wedding plans

The Amora Hotel in Wakefield St is to close for major renovation work.

Couple had venue booked, and invitations sent, when Amora announced closure.

Lift safety a priority

Brendon Scheib was killed when a lift descended, crushing him between the lift car and shaft.

Union calls for tighter rules on lift safety following death of engineer.

Comment

An expensive addiction

With immigration, some people win – but as many economists point out, many Kiwis lose out with rising house prices and ...

OPINION: We welcome immigrants, their families, their businesses - and their money. But at what point should NZ say 'Enough'?

Everything's going Winston's way

Labour leader Andrew Little has jumped on the immigration bus.

OPINION: That sound National ministers keep hearing behind them? It's Winston Peters breathing down their necks.

Protest and Anzac Day

Ron Mark from New Zealand First

People have the right to protest, even on Anzac Day. Those who say the day is "sacred" and therefore that political protest action should not occur then are badly confused. The right to disagree does not take a forced vacation on our national day.

Stop tenure review

Parts of the picturesque Irishman Creek in Mackenzie Basin are being placed into freehold.

OPINION: The best, easiest, and cheapest thing New Zealand could do for the land and water of the South Island is to stop high country tenure review.

Harsh and arbitrary measures

A new report says New Zealand puts prisoners in solitary confinement more than four times often as England and Wales.

OPINION: Another report paints a bleak picture of solitary confinement in New Zealand institutions.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Saturday, April 29

Crosswords

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

National Portrait - Kate Camp

Kate Camp, poet and winner of the Katherine Mansfield Fellowship.

A new book and a fellowship on the Riviera - it's a good year for the poet.

Cotillard film laugh-out-loud rubbish

From the Land of the Moon is laugh-out-loud bad.

Somebody has welded Geoffrey Rush's nose to Robert Pattinson's face and then balanced their creation on top of an adolescent giraffe.

Crossword solutions: Friday, April 28

Crosswords

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

Crossword solutions: Thursday, April 27

Crosswords

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

Capital Life

A shade for every face

Once the shade is perfect, the formula is poured into the lipstick mold and left to set for about 15 minutes.

Custom cosmetics are a big deal in New York, and now they're available in Lower Hutt.

Last play for Taita rugby

Looking at a picture of the promotion winning team of 1976 led Alan Harrington to reorganise a reunion.

 Taita rugby re-union planned for June.

Comedy for a cause

All money from SpinningTop's Good Guys comedy show goes directly to projects on the Burma-Thai border.

Your laughter can build a school for displaced migrant children in Myanmar at charity comedy gala.

Spruce-up for Stokes Valley

Billie Jessup, 16,  Marcus Keepa, 15, Jacob Te Kira, 14, and  Kody Keepa, 13, have spent the holidays cleaning up Stokes ...

Stokes Valley youth "wide eyed and bushy tailed" for work.

Dust off your clogs

Foxton's Big Dutch Day Out at the deMolen Windmill in Foxton will raise money to restore the town's stone-ground flour mill.

Foxton's out-of-action windmill is turning 14, and this year's party could get it working again.

Sport

Ories knock OBU out of top spot

Oriental-Rongotai playmaker Hayden Whelan swerves past desperate Old Boys University defender Junior Makapelu in the ...

Off the back of play that recalled club great Jerry Collins, Norths go top of Wellington's club rugby table.

A final of contrasting styles

Joel Stevens has been a key player in an unusual wingback role for Team Wellington this season

Auckland City love to be patient with the ball, but Team Wellington want to use it quickly. Who will prevail?

Legramor awaits return

Hall Of Fame is all the rage in early betting for the Cambridge Breeders Stakes.

Royally-bred Legramor one to watch if she makes Breeders Stakes field.

Tight final looms with plenty at stake

Auckland City's Ryan De Vries has returned from injury and will be fit for the OFC Champions League final

Will Auckland City win their seventh straight OFC Champions League title, or will Team Wellington stop them at the third time of trying?

Robertson hoping third time is lucky

Team Wellington's Bill Robertson challenges Auckland's Mario Bilen at the start of the season.

Team Wellington captain heading into his third-straight OFC Champions League final against Auckland City, having lost the last two.

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