Thirty six year old Kane Roper was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in his ...

Fighting for a chance at life video

5:39 PM  Kane Roper knows there's drug to fight his debilitating illness. But it will cost him $200,000.

SH1 crash victim dies

Te Rauoriwa Daphne Pomare was returning from a holiday visiting family in Western Australian mining country when her car ...

5:19 PM  Woman killed in Paekakariki crash was a pioneering Maori detective. 

Three rescued from Tararuas

5:48 PM  Helicopter plucks trampers out of forest park after emergency locator beacon set off.

New Hutt playground a success

The newly upgraded Avalon Park playground is proving a big hit.

Featherston fire possible arson

Investigators are looking into claims that two girls were seen leaving house before fire.

'Trying her best to be uncontactable'

Company behind Tararua town's only pub ordered to pay former staff $30,000 - but owner can't be found.

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Hoping and praying for Seddon

A search was launched on Saturday to find Seddon Ralph Jane, 42, of Wairoa, after he failed to surface from a dive that ...

5:11 PM  The family of a diver missing off Banks Peninsula in Canterbury "still have faith he could show up alive".

Danger in turning up to work

4:23 PM  Fumes and dust are killing hundreds, sometimes years after their exposure.

Blitz too much for Bush

Batter Up: The story of HV Softball


Climbing Mt Debt

I have no idea what sort of mortgage we should go for.

What happens when you have pre-approval to borrow more money than you had wanted to spend.

Taratahi comes up short

Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre sat below average in three of the report's four performance indicators.

Fewer than two in five students completed their qualifications last year.

Traps lure, 'whack', kill rodents video

The self-resetting rat-traps - called A24 - are mounted to trees.

As the war on pests continues, one Wellington business believes it has the answer.

Boogie Wonderland in liquidation

**** NIGHT CLUB 4 ---? SUNDAY STAR TIMES--- Tripping the light fantastic at Boogie Wonderland. 17/08/04 Picture by David ...

Saturday night's not the night for dancing after demise of popular Wellington hot spot.

'Sad day' for Pumpkin Patch

A lack of capital was putting the company at risk, according to a notice on the NZX.

The NZ children's clothing company has too much debt and is struggling to stay afloat.


Climbing Mt Debt

I have no idea what sort of mortgage we should go for.

What happens when you have pre-approval to borrow more money than you had wanted to spend.

Garner: Have a heart Bill English

After eight years in power and now boasting a $1.8 billion surplus, this is Bill English's chance to start thinking ...

OPINION: Revealed: The secret memo to Bill English that was never written ... and would never be actioned even if it had been.

The public's right to know

The former Chief Ombudsman Dame Beverley Wakem.

Freedom of information in New Zealand is in deep trouble. Bureaucrats and politicians constantly flout their obligations under the Official Information Act, which holds that information is open to the public unless special circumstances apply. The assumption is that ordinary people are entitled to know what their rulers are up to.

Reality TV like nothing before

Donald Trump listens to his presidential rival Hillary Clinton during their third and final campaign debate in Las ...

Opinion: Donald Trump's bid for the presidency has been shamelessly used as an advert for the Trump brand.

Plastic less than fantastic

Environment Minister Nick Smith launches the soft plastics recycling scheme in Wellington at Lyall Bay Warehouse.

Opinion: Shoppers support it, so do most local bodies. So why is the Government opposed to a small charge on plastic bags?  


Circa's latest a must-see

Aidee Walker and Arthur Meek star in Lungs.

REVIEW: Lungs is as visually interesting as it is verbally.

Album Review Norah Jones, Day Breaks

Norah Jones Day Breaks albums

The jazz queen's back with a double dose of medicine for the soul.

Crossword solutions: Saturday, October 22

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

Pride award winner humble

Gabrielle Cabauatan has won a lot of trophies over the last three years.

Gabrielle Cabauatan, 10, won the Pride award for creativity- junior section.

Computers a slam dunk

Photoshopping pictures of himself playing basketball led Joel Alheit away from the sport towards a new award-winning ...

Photography, instead of basketball, is Joel Alheit's career path now.

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New playground a success

Emily Herbert, 8, from Whiteman's Valley, was one of many youngsters who enjoyed the water feature at Avalon Park on Sunday.

The newly upgraded Avalon Park playground is proving a big hit.

Cat snipping may cut out poor

Kitten Inn owner Susan McNair is worried the Wellington SPCA's new heavily discounted cat microchipping service will be ...

Fears that SPCA's web-only deal will exclude elderly and those without credit cards.

Welly blog celebrates first birthday gallery

Lucy Revill runs the Residents of Welly blog, which is about to celebrate its first birthday.

A Wellington blogger has found love, and a career, online.

Road rage on the quay

Traffic was at a standstill around Wellington's Customhouse Quay on Friday afternoon after a speeding driver got into an ...

Witness describes high-speed driving through Wellington, followed by an ugly assault.

$100m city apartment boost

By the end of 2018 the $100m Pinnacle apartments, pictured, and the adjacent Victoria St Precinct apartments will bring ...

New complexes will add an extra 1000 resident to inner-city Wellington.


Patel, Arnel snare four wickets

Jeetan Patel was in top form for Wellington on day three of their Plunket Shield clash against Auckland in Mt Maunganui.

The Wellington Firebirds veterans have bowled their side into a strong position against Auckland on day three of Plunket Shield action.

O'Rourke: diving is 'un-Australian'

Melbourne City's Michael Jakobsen made the most of a Roly Bonevacia challenge in week one so he could time waste with ...

The head of the A-League has called on clubs to stop their players from diving.

Phoenix improve ahead of Victory video

Wellington Phoenix striker Kosta Barbarouses reacts after incorrectly being called offside during his side's loss to ...

Still no goals or points for the Wellington Phoenix but their play improved sharply on Sunday against Sydney FC.

Batter Up: The story of HV Softball

Softball royalty Mark Sorenson, Naomi Shaw and Bill Massey. The trio were part of a big group of Hutt Valley stalwarts ...

Batter Up tells the story of 70 years of softball in the Hutt Valley.

Offside costs Phoenix video

Wellington Phoenix's Michael McGlinchey holds off the challenge Sydney FC's Rhyan Grant at Westpac Stadium on Sunday night.

Roy Krishna's first half goal was incorrectly ruled out for offside before Sydney FC grabbed a 90th-minute winner.

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