From left Darcy Rohre, Kathleen and Jim Atkins on the porch of the cottage for a family reunion commemorating 100 years ...

Fears for historic cottage gallery

1 min ago  Descendants of a family who lived in historic cottage fear it could be demolished to make way for traffic tunnel.

Guilty of killing toddler

Matiu Wereta, Hastings toddler who died on October 14

12:23 PM  Tamehana Huata's inability to control his rage led to the death of toddler Matiu Wereta.

Supporters fill court video

Susan Dale Austen appears in court accused of importing common euthanasia drug.

Black Falcons' capital fly-by

1:21 PM  RNZAF aerobatic team will give people a taste of their skill in the skies over Wellington today.

'It's money well spent'

First section of Kapiti expressway opens to traffic - and rave reviews.

800 houses for Porirua

New development, across from  Aotea subdivision, will be aimed at first-home buyers.

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Something smells in Whitby

The smell plaguing some Whiby residents comes from plants, not cows, council says.

1 min ago  Manure or rotting vegetation? Something's stinking up a Porirua suburb.

Simpler times in Elsdon

9 min ago  In the 1950s life was simple as Porirua developed from village to city.

High kicks and high goals

Teen charged with murder

business

Looming 'subbies' law unclear: surveyors

The new retentions law should ensure subcontractors get paid, but quantity surveyors say the fine details are still to ...

Retention money needs workable guidelines before law comes in, group says.

Stinky water turns off tourists

Overseas visitors are not impressed to find warning signs like this one at Canterbury's Coes Ford.

Overseas visitors expecting pristine countryside are being put off by NZ's pollution.

800 houses for Porirua

An aerial shot of Kenepuru Hospital and surrounding land in 2002.

Unlike the more expensive Aotea subdivision nearby, the new development's aimed at first home buyers.

Hospital site just the medicine

A large portion of industrial land is up for sale near Porirua Hospital.

A rare large industrial site in Porirua hits the market.

Wellington's housing crisis plan video

An architect drawing of the proposed replacement of Arlington Apartments in Mt Cook.

Wellington City Council reveals plan to build 750 homes to avoid an Auckland-style housing crisis.

Comment

Where's Railways of National Significance?

Covering 316 hectares of fertile land with a road, the Kapiti Expressway, is poor stewardship, says Viola Palmer.

Opinion: The cost to taxpayers and the damage to the environment far outweigh any small benefit the Kapit Expressway will bring to car travel times.

Cadbury and the consumers

New Zealand filmstar Sam Neill backs a boycott of Cadbury

Cadbury's abandonment of Dunedin poses hard questions about profits and power. Cadbury's owner, the giant multinational Mondelez, made the announcement more in sorrow than in anger. It said it just couldn't afford to keep making chocolate in Dunedin when 60 per cent of it was sold in Australia and had to be shipped across a very expensive bit of water.

Farewell Jane Roe, complicated champion of abortion rights

Norma McCorvey, right, was the anonymous plaintiff known as Jane Roe in the Supreme Court's landmark 1973 Roe vs Wade ...

OPINION: She was full of contradictions, like all of us.

Lessons from the quake

The demolition of the quake-damaged Reading Cinema carpark building, which began on January 4, is now in its final stages.

A hundred days after the Kaikoura earthquake is a good time to reflect on what the capital has learnt. The November 14 shake was a shocking wake-up call for Wellington in more ways than one. We are still learning its lessons.

Ministry must come clean

Former MoT manager Joanne Harrison was finally forced out of the shadows. When will MoT say what it knew?

OPINION: She was hired as a senior public servant despite her past. How could this happen?

Culture

Classical music and comedy collide

04022016 supplied photo arts: The Modern Maori Quartet.

The Modern Maori Quartet are joining forces with the country's premiere orchestra for a nationwide tour.

Crossword solutions: Friday, February 24

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

Taika picks NZ over Hollywood

"I think we need to encourage storytelling and creative writing from an early age, and we need to foster it throughout ...

2017's New Zealander of Year says he turned down Tinsel Town move to tell Kiwi stories.

Homegrown sells out

Homegrown 2017 is due to go ahead on Saturday March 4.

Tickets for Wellington's Homegrown festival have officially sold out for 2017.

The Mikado's own wandering minstrel

Jonathan Abernethy, who plays the wandering minstrel romantic lead named Nanki-Poo in The Mikado, is a bit of a ...

Meet the IT student turned opera heartthrob.

Capital Life

Homegrown sells out

Homegrown 2017 is due to go ahead on Saturday March 4.

Tickets for Wellington's Homegrown festival have officially sold out for 2017.

'WTF springs to mind'

The month-long WTF! Women's Theatre Festival aims to celebrate women in the industry.

Women are still under-represented in theatre, so this month at Circa is all about celebrating them.

Fringe Festival's Emma Hall: 'The librarian look is hot right now'

Emma Hall is performing her one woman shows at New Zealand fringe festivals this month.

Something happened in my 20s – it all just fell apart.

Wine & food on Wellington waterfront

Plenty to choose from at the Wellington Wine & Food Festival

Lashings of beer, bubbles and burgers.

Pasifika Film Fest sails to capital

The Pasifika Film Fesitval aims to showcase and inspire Pasifika stories and narratives through film, with the hope of ...

The sounds and stories of the Pacific are coming to you.

Sport

Rested Rabada a selection headache

Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is being kept in cotton wool by South African management as they try to have him firing for ...

South Africa management face tough calls on bowling star Kagiso Rabada.

High kicks and high goals

Porirua's Newton Sythong, who will represent New Zealand at the Taekwondo World Championships in South Korea in June.

Newton Sythong doesn't need much motivation to attend taekwondo training or tournaments.

Black Caps make schoolgirl's day

Erin Buckland works on her training drills at the Basin Reserve.

Surprise, you're playing with the Black Caps.

Beauden Barrett on bench

Manawatu's Otere Black gets the nod at first five-eighth for the Hurricanes.

Star All Blacks Dane Coles and Beauden Barrett are held back by Hurricanes.

ODI gloves causing headaches

Tom Latham stumps JP Duminy during another impressive wicketkeeping display, but his lean run of batting form is causing ...

Stunning Black Caps victory masks concerns with ODI wicketkeeper's role.

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