A crane is called in to retrieve a car that plunged nose-first into a culvert outside in the Ngauranga Gorge.

Car in stream after parking fail

Three suffer bruises and shock as vehicle is wedged vertically in a Wellington culvert.

5.7 magnitude quake

3 min ago  5.7 earthquake in South Island strongly rattles the Capital.

Waterfront land sale

12:36 PM  More of Shelly Bay is up for grabs for developers as CentrePort Wellington sells its land.

Father mourns son

Rhys Middleton will be buried a year before he was supposed to get married.

Captain radios in cricket score

12:58 PM  At 30,000 feet, a passenger wanted the score. The news wasn't good, but it got better.

Not guilty plea in Hutt murder case

12:30 PM  Sherena Williams was stabbed in the neck after punching a man who cut her brother.

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News

Wanted man sparks AOS search

Police carried out a search on Tuesday for 26-year-old Ihaka Paul.

1:29 PM  Armed police blocked a Hastings street to search for a man describes as "dangerous" and possibly armed.

Store robbed with cricket bat

Police are hunting three men who used a cricket bat to rob a Bay View store in Hawke's Bay.

Lifelong interest that keeps going

Paremata roundabout still a problem

business

CentrePort selling waterfront land

CentrePort Wellington is selling its land located at 1-19 Shelly Bay Rd.

More of Shelly Bay is up for grabs for developers as CentrePort Wellington sells its land.

Employers ignoring labour inspector orders

Susan Hornsby-Geluk says employment cases are rising.

Legal action against employers for failing to meeting minimum employment standards is trending.

Capital gains as Auckland drops video

In Wellington, values are rising at a pace not seen since before the previous peak of 2007.

As Auckland house values drop for the first time in a year, Wellington prices are booming.

Richlisters sell vineyards

Todd Corporation is believed to be selling its wine company to a Marlborough wine company.

Todd Corporation is said to be selling Winegrowers of Ara to Marlborough's Indevin.

Air NZ's $25m tech spend

A technology upgrade to Air New Zealand's ATR fleet will provide a more consistent service for customers, especially over winter.

Air New Zealand is spending large on advanced flight technology for its ATR fleet.

Comment

Bowron: In a froth at cafe owners

If a customer wants trim milk then cafes should serve it, Jane Bowron says.

Cafe owners who refuse to serve trim coffee seem to have forgotten that the customer is always right.

Editorial: A day to celebrate - and debate

It was fair enough for Prime Minister John Key to decline to go to Waitangi this year, but he was wrong to admire Australia's national day.

OPINION: Why does a national day have to be all sweetness and light?

Mindless mindfulness

The new fad for mindfulness in the weight-loss industry makes a mockery of its Buddhist origins.

OPINION: The "mindfulness" fad is nonsense, especially when it comes to weight loss.

Lessons of the American primary season

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump discusses the issues.

Editorial: Religion and money have great influence in American politics, but much less in NZ. 

Minimum alcohol prices are worth trying

Problems with alcohol

Editorial: Minimum prices for alcohol could reduce problem drinking.

Culture

Album Review: Los Lobos, Gates of Gold

Los Lobos' Gates of Gold is out now.

REVIEW: Rediscover Los Lobos with Gates of Gold

Crowds fill Te Papa video

Crowds gather outside Te Papa's Gallipoli: The Scale of our War exhibition.

Te Papa museum had its busiest January ever, with Gallipoli and DreamWorks exhibitions drawing crowds.

Fat Freddy's Drop new music video video

A moment from the 10 Feet Tall video clip.

10 Feet Tall features local kids in an idyllic Kiwi holiday spot.

Dame Kiri firmly focused on the future

Dame Kiri says she never loses sight of New Zealand being her birthplace, her home, and where her roots are.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa on her NZ tour, her beloved dogs, and why she finds selfies horrible.

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, February 9

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

Capital Life

A Kat who loves dogs

Kat Davey and her dogs make quite a splash where ever they go.

Upper Hutt dog walker Kat Davey gets noticed where ever she goes.

This is a view worth fighting for gallery video

The Aitchison's million-dollar Roseneath view returns to its former glory as the fence blocking it comes down following a court order.

Stressed, debilitated, and walled in, the Aitchisons went into exile. Now, their home is waiting for them.

Found: Long-lost friend Joe

Twenty years ago American Lissa Carlino met Joe Wareham in San Francisco. After two years of searching for him, they finally meet again in Wellington.

American writer Lissa Carlino says Joe Wellington still has the "kind eyes" she remembered from 20 years ago.

Policing power

Auditor-General Lyn Provost is all smiles, but don't be fooled - there is a rod of iron up her spine.

From New Zealand's first female deputy police commissioner to public spending watchdog

Scots parade, picnic, and pipes

Scots College students at the whole school chapel service on Tuesday.

Scots College is rapidly approaching its 100th anniversary on Monday, February 8.

Sport

Barbarouses may return

Kosta Barbarouses has been rumoured to have signed with his former club, Wellington Phoenix, as a marquee player from next season on.

Report claims Kiwi football star will come home to the Wellington Phoenix next season.

Flagbearer role a distraction - Willis

Olympian Nick Willis wins the Christchurch Street Mile.

Veteran track star Nick Willis says he has learned to ignore what's being said about him.

Firebirds beat Volts to go top

Dane Hutchinson helped skittle Otago's rescue bid.

Solid performance sees Firebirds storm to 102-run win over the Otago Volts in the Plunket Shield.

Willis trains straight after Street Mile win

Nick Willis crosses the Kilmore St finish line to win the Christchurch Street Mile.

Nick Willis headed off to Hagley Park for another training run after winning the Christchurch Street Mile.

Phoenix fail to fire - again video

Michael McGlinchey squanders a glorious opportunity in front of goal.

Ernie Merrick's 'nice guys' go down to a single goal as Perth take all the glory in Wellington.

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