Western needed $2000 of surgery almost as soon as owner Moana Young bought him as a puppy. "I just had to save this ...

Sky's the limit for pet surgery video

8:59 PM  Would you pay $20,000 for a cat's hip op? How about $500 for a guinea pig's teeth?

'Berserk' man arrested

Brougham St, Mt Victoria, near the Rowena's City Lodge, where a man with a machete was arrested on Tuesday evening.

8:20 PM  Machete-waving man detained after smashing up Wellington city backpackers.

Boy, 6, talked off school roof

He was "running around" for 45 minutes before police stepped in, says principal.

New teachers struggle for jobs

Primary teachers' union blames lack of workforce planning, and an oversupply of new graduates.

Aussies admit passport problems

Border authority investigates after Kiwi travellers claim passport scanners are a fiasco.

Bank robbed in Petone video

Police are investigating a robbery of a bank in Lower Hutt at lunchtime on Tuesday.

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Otaki Cup drought broken

Paraparaumu Beach captain Frank Borren, pictured at last year's New Zealand Stroke Play Championships, has led his team ...

7:48 PM  For the first time in 16 years, the Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club have won the Otaki Cup interclub competition.

Baker wants break-in burglar busted

The owner of Ben's Buns bakery in Paraparaumu Beach is hoping witnesses may have information about a break-in at the store.

Bernie Portenski fights cancer

NZ rejects prisoner transfers

business

Global Threat Intelligence report shows retail weakspot

Dimension Data's 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Report shows the the retail sector had the highest number of attacks ...

Businesses need to be prudent as global cybercrime becomes more sophisticated, warns an IT security agency ahead of the first Government Cyber Security Summit.

Unemployment set to rise

Despite the job market showing continued health, unemployment is expected to have increased in the first three months of ...

Jobless rate expected to climb after surprise fall to 6 year-low in 2015.

Power price hike

Contact Energy’s Te Mihi power station was part of the company's Wairakei investment programme, which won an energy ...

Winter is coming, and with it higher electricity prices for some Contact Energy customers.

Commercial property sector heats up

Industrial vacancy halves and retail continues to rally, as capital becomes more attractive to investors.

Industrial vacancy halves and retail continues to rally, as capital becomes more attractive to investors.

Museum Art Hotel land bought

A Chinese investor, who owns property in Lower Hutt, is believed to have bought the Museum Art Hotel land.

A Chinese investor, who owns property in Lower Hutt, is believed to have bought the famous Wellington hotel.

Comment

Editorial:

Drug use themes on Wicked Camper vans

Editorial: Even oafs have rights. It's important to remember this when thinking about the case of Wicked Campers, the Australian company that puts crass and offensive slogans and pictures on its camper vans.

Bowron: Cut Auckland loose

It's a total dereliction of duty for this Government to fail to address rampant house prices.

Let's start a revolution and sever our ties to Auckland - John Key can be their premier.

Home ownership with a side of guilt

Political reporter Stacey Kirk has made it onto the property ladder - but it's not all smooth sailing.

OPINION: I recently bought a house, and it feels great. Kind of.

Garner: House price home truths

The Government has done little, if anything, to deflate the house price bubble.

OPINION: As the Government fiddles, house prices remain on fire. Do the Aussies have the answer?

Editorial: Right call on Kiwirail

Kiwirail floated the possibility of closing the national rail network.

OPINION: Kiwirail backed the idea of shutting down the railways. The turkey voted for Christmas

Culture

Critters throughout DocEdge's short films video

Edward creates a mouse figurine out of clay.

Check out the Kiwi short films that could be picked up by the Academy Award big wigs.

From chain mail to Kaynemaile

Kayne Horsham makes installations around the world with his mesh that looks like chain mail - but is made of plastic.

Former artistic director for creatures, armour and weapons at Weta Workshop Kayne Horsham has created plastic-based chain mail, stronger and lighter than standard mail.

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, May 3

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

Shihad - one day, three shows

To kick-off NZ Music Month, Shihad performed three 50-minute shows in Christchurch, Wellington, and Auckland in one day.

Shihad kicked-off NZ Music Month with a "one day, three shows" music marathon.

Us Two: Jesse and Jackie

Comedians and husband and wife Jesse Griffin and Jackie Van Beek at their home in the Waitakere Ranges.

The couple open up about juggling entertainment schedules with raising a family.

Capital Life

Students do their bit for charity

Ignite executives Rachel Brown, left, and Jess Jenkins brief consultants about the projects for 2016.

Victoria University students are raising the profile of Wellington's non-profit organisations through Ignite Consultants.

From chain mail to Kaynemaile

Kayne Horsham makes installations around the world with his mesh that looks like chain mail - but is made of plastic.

Former artistic director for creatures, armour and weapons at Weta Workshop Kayne Horsham has created plastic-based chain mail, stronger and lighter than standard mail.

All sorted for another chapter of Bookfest

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70,000+ items in Upper Hutt giant charity book fair this weekend.

They cycled home from London

04052016  News, Simon Edwards, Fairfax  Baden and Shelley Campbell ride down the Hutt River Trail, the last leg of a ...

When they finished their Europe OE, the Campbells did not want to come home on a plane.

Family runs for female heart health

Belinda Barber (centre) and daughters Isabella (left), 13, and Charlotte, 15, are happy the fun run/walk has moved from ...

Daughters, mothers, and grandmothers will run or walk five kilometres to raise money for the Heart Foundation.

Sport

Otaki Cup drought broken

Paraparaumu Beach captain Frank Borren, pictured at last year's New Zealand Stroke Play Championships, has led his team ...

For the first time in 16 years, the Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club have won the Otaki Cup interclub competition.

Bernie Portenski fights cancer

Bernie Portenski crosses the finishing line in last October's Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.

The legendary Wellington athlete, now 66, faces the toughest challenge of her life.

Gleeson benefits from valuable game time

Jake Gleeson made his All Whites debut against Australia in 2011.

New Zealand goalkeeper Jake Gleeson is making the most of some rare game time for the Portland Timbers.

Kiwi revels in Leicester's success

Longtime Leicester City fan Bernie Muollo is flying back to Leicester on Thursday to celebrate their probable EPL title win.

Meet the Wellingtonian who helped save Leicester City.

Biddiscombe takes top prize

Peka Peka resident Rose Biddiscombe, who won four medals at the 2015 taekwondo world championships, including gold in ...

Taekwando athlete Rose Biddiscombe has been rewarded for a stellar year with the top gong at the Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year Awards.

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