KiwiRail launched an investigation into why one of their new Matangi trains failed to stop at the end of the Melling ...

Slippery track caused crashes

12:41 PM  Dew on the track and poor driver training were key factors in two Wellington train crashes.

English has numbers

Bill English has the support to be the next Prime Minister.

13 min ago  Bill English has the numbers he needs to lead the country, while Judith Collins pulls out of the race.

Doctor assaulted in ED

12:07 PM  Patient with drug habit threw bottle at ED doctor, and smashed doors and a window.

Officers found not guilty

1:43 PM  Four officers charged with assaulting a man with Tasers and dogs have been found not guilty.

Fee-free office listings

1:29 PM  Free Trade Me listings for businesses looking for new offices following 7.8 magnitude quake.

Newtown house ablaze

Fire has badly damaged a house in the Wellington suburb of Newtown.

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Forced to pay rent

It isn't yet known how long the demolition to the car park and cinema complex would take.

9 min ago  Some retailers in the cordoned-off area of Queensgate Shopping Centre have no idea how long it will be until they can return and are still having to pay rent.

Cat and mouse on micro-chipping

15 min ago  Open fires, and incinerators, are on the way out with new Upper Hutt bylaws

'The kids make it great'

The ousting that (maybe) wasn't video

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Forced to pay rent

It isn't yet known how long the demolition to the car park and cinema complex would take.

Some retailers in the cordoned-off area of Queensgate Shopping Centre have no idea how long it will be until they can return and are still having to pay rent.

Fee-free office listings

Fee-free Trade Me listings for businesses looking for new offices after quake.

Free Trade Me listings for businesses looking for new offices following 7.8 magnitude quake.

Half-billion revamp for Wellington

The development would be a joint venture between the Port Nicholson Block Development Trust and The Wellington Company.

Hotel, brewery and hundreds of new homes hinted at in new plans.

Freebie labour blatant in NZ

Accommodation businesses  are in the gun for expoiting travellers by "paying" them with beds and Wi-Fi instead of wages.

Investigation finds paying of workers with beds, food and Wi-Fi is rife in NZ, particularly in accommodation industry.

California here we come

Movie moguls Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh are expanding their Miramar movie empire with a deal to buy the California ...

Peter Jackson's Miramar movie empire expands with garden centre deal.

Comment

Uncertainty around building safety rules

Asteron Centre tenant Inland Revenue commissioned its own report on the building in the wake of the November 14 ...

Opinion: The rules and requirements for assessing the safety of a quake-hit building are confused and unclear.

Life returns to sleepy hollow

Bill English, an old face that needs new policies.

Politics and policy comes back to life now John Key has gone. But the age of minimal changes has disappeared.

Hiding behind the cloak of art

Marlon Brando, 48, and Maria Schneider, 19, star in Bernardo Bertolucci's film Last Tango in Paris.

Opinion: Art's ugly side is exposed yet again with revelations over the making of Last Tango in Paris.

Trump and Brexit: where to now?

US President-elect Donald Trump

Opinion: In the circumstances changed by 2016, it will be essential for New Zealand to stay committed to international rules-based order.

People don't trust facts

Some truths really are inconvenient and have far-reaching implications for how we work, live and breed. It's ...

Opinion: The decline of fact and reason and what we do about it.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Thursday, December 8

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

Celebrating life through music

Hone Tuwhare, one of New Zealand's greatest poets, will have new life breathed into his works by Tuwhare - The Concert, ...

Hone Tuwhare, one of our greatest poets, will again be honoured with a concert of his works.

Dancing to a gnarly guitar beat

Atamira dance company will premiere its work, Pango/Black, on Saturday.

A new Maori dance work features musicians playing live on stage.

Goldenhorse reform ... just this once

Goldenhorse's Kirsten Morrell is returning to New Zealand from London especially for the Tuwhare concert, in which ...

Goldenhorse are back for concert honouring legendary writer

Where physicality meets puppetry

Mia Van Oyen is is great, full of confidence and physically adept, in her role in Billy and the Curse of Falling Limbs.

REVIEW: Expanded Fringe show now even better than before

Capital Life

Uncertainty around building safety rules

Asteron Centre tenant Inland Revenue commissioned its own report on the building in the wake of the November 14 ...

Opinion: The rules and requirements for assessing the safety of a quake-hit building are confused and unclear.

7 common deodorant mistakes

Should you use deodorant or antiperspirant? And what's the best time of day to apply it?

Should you use deodorant or antiperspirant? And when should you apply it? We have the answers.

Half-billion revamp for Wellington

The development would be a joint venture between the Port Nicholson Block Development Trust and The Wellington Company.

Hotel, brewery and hundreds of new homes hinted at in new plans.

Celebrating life through music

Hone Tuwhare, one of New Zealand's greatest poets, will have new life breathed into his works by Tuwhare - The Concert, ...

Hone Tuwhare, one of our greatest poets, will again be honoured with a concert of his works.

California here we come

Movie moguls Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh are expanding their Miramar movie empire with a deal to buy the California ...

Peter Jackson's Miramar movie empire expands with garden centre deal.

Sport

McCullum to turn up the Heat

Brendon McCullum will make his return to cricket for a Brisbane club team.

Ex-NZ skipper gives new team-mates a "licence to thrill" as he takes charge in a T20 club game in Australia.

Stars cruise past Wellington

Melbourne Stars batsman Luke Wright celebrates his century against the Wellington Firebirds at the Basin Reserve.

Luke Wright smashed his way to a century which included eight sixes to topple Wellington.

Diabetes no barrier

Team Novo Nordisk rider Charles Planet, right, with fellow Tour of California classification jersey wearers Mark ...

US-based pro cycle team where every member is a diabetic to compete in New Zealand Cycle Classic.

Time for deeds at Phoenix video

Interim Wellington Phoenix coaches Des Buckingham, left, and Chris Greenacre talk tactics.

The talking's done, now the Wellington Phoenix have to play to their potential.

Bloodstream on track for Cup

The Terri Rae-trained Bloodstream is one of the most exciting stayers in the country and is on target for the Wellington Cup.

Quake damaged roads change plans but Bloodstream on track for two mile test at Trentham.

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