Hopes rest on screw turn

Ira's brave face to the world

Every day the bones in Ira Berryman's face are screwed a little bit further forward, all in the hope that he can live the life of any other young boy.
Ira Berryman, 5, with sister Edith, 8, and parents Benj and Maria

Scout hall hit again

Cubs Cade Butler, 9, left, and Matthew McGee, 10 outside the Karori West Scout Hall, A Wellington Scout hall has again been damaged in a suspected arson.

The place is a real fright

Halloween was the perfect time for an Auckland couple to launch a spooky business in a remote Wairarapa cabin.

A tiny miracle

Harlow Brooker was a little fighter before he even entered the world at an astonishing 24 weeks.

A genuine war of words

It's not uncommon for outrageous words to be bandied about in pubs, but two dozen Scrabblers have taken that to the next level.

Big projects would boost city

OPINION: Wellington has been talking about a convention centre for a long time now.

BNZ back in office

BNZ Harbour Quays building Fifteen months after quakes forced them out, BNZ completes is move back into Harbour Quays building.

Hunter still missing

Police have found a backpack and rifle in their search for a man missing in the Tararua Ranges.

Prison buses replaced after riot

Mishap almost fatal

Mark Taylor

The new terror threat

"Kiwi Jihadi" tweets photos of himself with knives in Syria - is he the tip of the iceberg? | Jihadist concerns

Kiwis would pay dearly for Ikea

First it was Apple, then Samsung. Will Ikea be the next retailer to charge New Zealanders way over the odds?

On a wing and a prayer

It's turbulent times for aviation, with the financial collapse of helicopter firm Helipro and Vincent Aviation, and it fears it is being choked by red tape.

Projects strain Wgtn labour

Ebos looks further afield

Abattoir

Carve-up an option for meat co-op

Leading meat processor Silver Fern Farms could be about to bring in multiple investment partners from within NZ or overseas.

From the farm to the Beehive

When one falls, another rises. So it is for Justice Minister Amy Adams, who takes over from Judith Collins.

Going once, going twice

Of all the MPs who might have asked awkward questions about National's state asset sales, few would have guessed it would be the ACT leader.

Fund up a cool $100m after big bet

Pitching for Labour's top jobs

Police Minister Michael Woodhouse

PM OK with conviction

John Key says he is not concerned that the police minister has a past drink-driving conviction.

Gutsy decisions needed

One in five Kiwi kids live in poverty, apparently. It’s a startling figure.

Not everyone wants the news in 'real time'

I always read Mike O'Donnell's contributions in the Saturday business pages of The Dominion Post.

Union Jack doesn't fit our country

Pay equity must be made to work

Wellington

Wellington a super city already

Evidence shows that the Wellington region is very much alive and kicking, while our "supercity" nemesis, Auckland, is not performing as it should.

'Day of Swedishness'

Eurovision song contest winner Asa Jinder is in Wellington for the first time.

She could be royal

Lorde's last Wellington performance had an audience of 140 people. Tonight she plays to 4000.

Playlist: October 31 - November 6

A Christmas cracker

Manhattan transfer

So, what does Masterton have that Manhattan doesn't? Art curator and writer Alice Hutchison knows.

Uniform-shedding plunge

jump Hundreds of Wellington schoolgirls jump off wharf to farewell uniforms.

Halloween howlers

The annual "Howl-O-Ween" costume contest is gaining traction as dressing up one's pooch becomes increasingly popular.

My Secret Life: Harry Skinner

Sliding into popularity

Coconut cream rice pudding

Power brunch

Sometimes I relish an out-of-the-box brunch. Enjoy my brunch menu today.

Blade-running his way to Rio

Liam Malone Liam Malone is a double-amputee track sprinter with his sights set on the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

Dizz just keeps delivering

No one's taken more wickets for Wellington than Mark Gillespie. The 35-year-old fast bowler now has 475 scalp for the Firebirds.

All Blacks focus won't wane

Firebirds at full strength

Julian Savea

All Blacks puzzle a headache

Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd must decide which 10 games his All Blacks will miss next season.

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