Lack of property listings in the capital is putting pressure on house prices.

Wellington house prices surge

Lack of property listings in the capital is putting pressure on prices.

Baby pix v privacy

Leo Cardiff spent several days in neonatal intensive care, where he had hospital staff "fussing over him" in some of his newborn photos, dad Andrew says.

Hospitals are tightening the rules on what the public can record and share online.

Sunshine has tills running hot

Wellingtonians are spending money at home as they lap up abnormally warm temperatures.

Scots sets sights on shield

Private school students petition to be included in annual athletics tournament.

Fresh hunt for Basin solutions

Congestion problems could be fixed elsewhere in the city, NZTA now says.

Singlets stolen in brazen theft

Witnesses watch as thief grabs armful of basketball singlets from central city store.

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The joy of sextech

Cindy Gallop, founder & CEO of, who is speaking at Webstock in Wellington this week.

Founder of "real sex" site heads for Wellington to discuss difference between reality and porn.

Fugitive gives himself up

Ihaka Paul has surrendered to police after being surrounded in a house in Frasertown.

Lurking rapist appeals against conviction

Naked man near school


Wellington house prices surge

Lack of property listings in the capital is putting pressure on house prices.

Lack of property listings in the capital is putting pressure on prices.

Court approves Kirks distribution

Going, going, gone. After 152 years Kirkcaldie & Stains closed its doors in January following a closing down sale. The store is being refurbished and will reopen at David Jones' first New Zealand store.

Kirks' shareholders set to share in $19 million payout after department store closure.

What happens to your money if your bank fails?

Frustrated Greek bank customers wait to get into a branch after a three-week account freeze. The OBR is designed to avoid such lengthy freezes for Kiwis should a bank collapse here.

There are no easy solutions and when a bank goes under, somebody is going to lose money.

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.


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.


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

Sunshine has tills running hot

Gelato on the Wellington waterfront has been more popular than ever this summer.

Wellingtonians are spending money at home as they lap up abnormally warm temperatures.

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 sets sights on shield

Wellington College students celebrate winning last year's McEvedy Shield.

Private school students petition to be included in Wellington's annual McEvedy Shield tournament.

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.

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