12012016 News Photo CHARLOTTE CURD/Fairfax NZ.  Recycling glass rubbish truck driver, Nigel Bryce Paris sorting out the ...

A glass one quarter empty

7:09 PM  Roughly 60,000T - quarter of NZ's recyclable glass - wound up in landfills last year.

Earthquake strikes 

New Zealand has been rattled by another quake.

0 min ago  A 4.8 magnitude earthquake has struck near Paraparumu, north of Wellington.

Terror harder to detect

8:21 PM  NZ expert: terror groups are losing ground so "trying to inspire" unsophisticated attacks.

Charter school 'most expensive'

PPTA claims Hawke's Bay charter school gets $61,000 of taxpayer funding per student.

Kapiti speed limits to drop

7:58 PM  From April 12, you'll have to pump brakes on certain roads near the Kapiti expressway, including Waterfall Rd, near Mackays Crossing.

Mansfield's remains to stay put

Relative of famous author blocks move to have remains moved from France to Wellington.

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News

A flavour and spice fiesta

Children from the Indian Cultural Society after a performance of traditional dance. The Society is hosting a food fiesta ...

5 min ago  The Indian Food and Spice Fiesta will serve up the kind of fare you won't get in restaurants.

Black Sticks draw with Pakistan

11 min ago  They came close, but the Black Sticks couldn't quite get over the line against Pakistan.

$30,000 to desex menacing dogs

Protesters promised meeting

business

Battle for Wellington Central

Wellington Chamber of Commerce chief executive John Milford.

OPINION: Wellingtonians need to start thinking now about the issues that matter to them and the city.

Builder goes too far

Overstepping his limits and not getting consents has seen a builder lose his building licence.

Northland builder's licence is cancelled for working without building consents and going beyond his abilities.

Fletcher's construction boss to leave

Graham Darlow is leaving Fletcher Building after 29 years.

Fletcher Building construction boss retires.

Century-old church for sale

St Philip's Church in Paremata, Porirua, needs a new home.

Want to make a "prophet"? Then this former church could be for you.

ScarJo film boosts capital gallery

Scarlett Johansson filming a scene for Ghost in the Shell in Wellington's Victoria St.

Ghost in the Shell star Scarlett Johansson loves Wellington. Her movie boosted its economy by $85m.

Comment

Rights and wrongs for kids

Sex education is probably helpful, but if it's taught without a moral framework it's of little use, says Rosemary McLeod.

OPINION: Sex education is probably helpful, but without a moral framework it's of little use, writes Rosemary McLeod.

Editorial: A glaring need for answers

Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson say that six Afghan civilians, including a three-year-old girl named Fatima, were killed ...

OPINION: If New Zealand troops oversaw a vengeful attack that killed a 3-year-old girl, the public must be told.

A startling gesture in a city of transients

A camel yawns on Jumeirah's popular tourist beach in front of  tower blocks in Dubai, in this November 28, 2009 file ...

OPINION: Joe Bennett gets a telling tap on the arm in a suffocating Dubai metro train.

NZ needs better ways of measuring progress

Doubtful Sound. FFX-travel

OPINION: Our singular focus on GDP is distracting us from what really matters in life.

How teenagers choose their future

Productivity Commission chairman Murray Sherwin.

Perhaps no decision is more important than a secondary student's choice of career or further education. And yet often this decision is made with very little information or even much thought. A 16- or 17-year-old makes life-changing choices with little idea about what they involve.

Culture

A flavour and spice fiesta

Children from the Indian Cultural Society after a performance of traditional dance. The Society is hosting a food fiesta ...

The Indian Food and Spice Fiesta will serve up the kind of fare you won't get in restaurants.

Famous Son returns to second home

Uelese Petaia is proud of One Thousand Ropes, which debuted at the Berlin Film Festival last month.

How a new Kiwi film allowed one Samoan actor an opportunity to revisit his old Wellington haunts.

Guest artist shines in Carmen

Natalya Kusch is Carmen in the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Carmen

REVIEW: RNZB's Carmen offers stunning sets and costumes and a smoking corps de ballet.

Crossword solutions: Thursday, March 23

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

Hobnobbing with country stars

Masterton country singer Wayne R Heath has some stories to tell.

Masterton-based country singer once mixed with Johnny Cash, Howard Morrison and Ray Columbus.

Capital Life

Grammy-winning voice travels the globe

Michelle DeYoung is a mezzo-soprano performing in Wellington with the NZSO.

Classical singer travels the world with her voice - and her poodle.

ScarJo film boosts capital gallery

Scarlett Johansson filming a scene for Ghost in the Shell in Wellington's Victoria St.

Ghost in the Shell star Scarlett Johansson loves Wellington. Her movie boosted its economy by $85m.

Back to roots for Wellington hip hop artist

Fiso Siloata is back in Wellington to help local kids achieve their music dreams.

Rapper, producer Fiso Siloata returns to his community to foster local talent.

Joining the search for Charlie

The summer rolls were fat little torpedoes.

The crowds are voting with their feet as a popular Vietnamese eatery expands in the capital.

Baby box charity's milestone

Jo Alderdice runs Little Sprouts. The volunteer-run charity gives away free baby packs to vulnerable families per year.

A "conservative estimate" shows Little Sprouts has gifted more than $1 million worth of baby items to families in need.

Sport

Black Sticks draw with Pakistan

Sam Lane scored against Pakistan, but New Zealand could not manage the win.

They came close, but the Black Sticks couldn't quite get over the line against Pakistan.

Aces overpower Otago

Lockie Ferguson took three wickets in Otago's second innings as Auckland cruised to victory.

Auckland stay in contention for Plunket Shield with big win.

Sevens' books back in the red

New Zealand Rugby said it has tried to entice fans back to the Wellington Sevens, but admitted the event was "not where ...

New Zealand Rugby's balance sheets takes a beating as fan interest in tournament dwindles.

Reid's big plans to give back

The Winston Reid Foundation will have to major goals to initially work towards.

All Whites captain Winston Reid has started a foundation with some lofty goals to improve football in New Zealand.

Black Sticks slide to defeat

New Zealand's Jonty Keaney celebrates his goal against Pakistan, which briefly evens the score.

Black Sticks unable to convert their chances, as Pakistan hold out to take the series lead.

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