Wellington City Councill’s resilience strategy is set to dominate the  capital's agenda and will see the implementation ...

Welly 2017: The big issues

Wellington has plenty on its plate in 2017 with the ongoing threat of 'the big one' looming large.

End of seaside dream?

A seawall built of concrete blocks in an effort to protect properties in Haumoana, Hawke's Bay.

Councils' plans to fight rising sea levels threaten coastal property ownership.

Welly's new quake laws

10:29 AM  New regulations designed to shield Wellington from big earthquakes could cost homeowners.

Begging ban for Porirua? video

Concerns about the aggressiveness of Porirua's beggars prompts mayor to look at a ban.

Teen's 6 hours alone after arrest

The 14-year-old was left waiting for mum in locked room at Wellington police station.

Council defends leaf blower photo

A picture many paint a thousand words but it doesn't always tell the full story.

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National Portrait: Rachael Le Mesurier

Rachael Le Mesurier has spent decades fighting against the injustice she sees in the world.

The executive director of Oxfam NZ has spent her life fighting to make the world a better place.

Flashback: The Ormondville massacre

Love, lunacy and liquor lead to one of New Zealand's most horrific mass murders.

Manawatu brews up awards

Disaster planning begins with kids


Chinese NY's $165m NZ injection video

Chinese tourists enjoy the Hanmer Springs hot pools.

Businesses cock-a-hoop for Year of the Rooster as up to 33,000 Chinese prepare to descend on NZ shores.

Capital Menzshed facing extinction

City Menzshed has operated out of the former Chinese Mission building on Frederick St for the past four years but the ...

But as Wellington branch closes, another in Porirua is about to be built.

Petone rest home sale looms

Britannia House resident Bruce Gibbs, 87, had to find a new home when Britannia House closed in December. His ...

Community efforts to reopen Britannia House look likely to fail.

Million-dollar manor on market gallery

Beechdale, in Pinehaven, Upper Hutt, is on the market for the first time in 15 years.

Elegant Upper Hutt home was built for a pair of pioneering plastic surgeons.

'My heart was in my throat' video

Kristy Carstairs said the second landing attempt at Wellington Airport on Thursday was nerve-wracking.

The first landing attempt was aborted, the successful second attempt earned an ovation.


The Trump era begins

Donald Trump lost the popular vote, but won in the US electoral college.

OPINION: Democracy means leaders you might not like, at least some of the time.

Love is not in the air

Air New Zealand has the habit of changing its livery to cash in on whatever's trending, whether it's the Rugby World Cup ...

Air NZ has cultivated a successful public image, but some have a less positive view, writes Karl du Fresne.

Diesel move in NZ's best interests

A KiwiRail diesel locomotive.

Opinion: Environmental implications were top of mind for KiwiRail when considering whether to use more diesel locomotives on the North Island main trunk line.

Editorial: Welcome noises on trade

Prime Minister Bill English, right, meets with his British counterpart, Theresa May. May has pledged to work on a "bold" ...

OPINION: Out of an international environment of deepening nationalism and insularity, New Zealand might win greater links to some of its biggest trading partners.

IPhones to iPolitics

As a trading nation, what other countries do matters to New Zealand, whether it's the US, Russia, Australia, China or ...

Opinion: Donald Trump is suggesting significantly higher tariffs to protect American jobs. We have to be careful how we respond to such a move.


Crossword solutions: Saturday, January 21

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

'Surreal' Trump play tour

Alexander Sparrow in his one man political satire The President.

Alexander Sparrow will impressionate Trump, in The President, one last time.

Crossword solutions: Friday, January 20

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

Captain Cook found in fridge

Belmont's Little Local Library opened in 2012, and has proved hugely popular.

Schoolboy discovers rare volume in Lower Hutt community's "fridge library".

An exceptional quartet

What is so amazing about The Undertow series of plays is how director Jim Moriarty and his creative team have moulded 35 ...

REVIEW: For something distinctively New Zealand, not only in the stories it tells but the way they are told, all four parts of The Undertow are a must see.

Capital Life

All black for cup day judges

L-R: 	Hannah Laity and Hanna Tevita.
The partners of Beauden Barrett and Nehe ...

Hurricanes' partners make their debuts as Fashion in the Field selectors.

Waterfront goes interstellar

Capital E Great Scavenger Hunt performers. From left: Matt Pike, Sabrina Martin, Neenah Dekkers-Reihana, Sarah Tuck and ...

Young Wellington astronauts have been called back down to earth for Capital E's Great Scavenger Hunt this weekend.

Music video: Brave or bonkers? video

Filmmaker Tim Hamilton tries lip-synching in the middle of Wellington's weather bomb.

It seemed a good idea to harness the bomb low's artistic merit for a shoot. To him, not us.

Captain Cook found in fridge

Belmont's Little Local Library opened in 2012, and has proved hugely popular.

Schoolboy discovers rare volume in Lower Hutt community's "fridge library".

The art we own is gathering dust

Wellington City Council has moved its most expensive piece, Charles Barraud's portrait of Te Puni, to the council’s ...

NZ ratepayers own half a billion dollars of art - but 93 per cent of it isn't on display.


Home town hero Carson claims title

Hamish Carson sprints to victory in the New Zealand men's 3000m at Newtown Park in Wellington, with Eric Speakman second.

National 3000m titles to Laura Nagel and Hamish Carson.

A Life Story - Bob Stothart

Bob Stothart, physical educator and conservationist.

Educator and conservationist Bob Stothart.

Waldrom almost a Puma video

New Zealand Sevens interim coach Scott Waldrom.

When Scott Waldrom got his first taste of the Wellington Sevens, it was playing for Argentina, not NZ.

Time of Luke Woodcock's life

Innings of 92 and 63 not out from Luke Woodcock ensured an unbeaten start to the Ford Trophy for Wellington.

Just short of his 35th birthday, Luke Woodcock can't stop plundering runs for Wellington.

US uni dream on line at camp

Six coaches from United States universities will be in Wellington next week looking for talent such as former Nayland ...

Wellington will host six United States university football (soccer) coaches as they examine prospective Kiwi recruits.

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