Kate Camp, Wellington poet.

National Portrait - Kate Camp

A new book and a fellowship on the Riviera - it's a good year for the poet.

NZ seeks military craft

The Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol planes will replace a fleet of retiring P-3K planes.

18 min ago  Four airplanes from US would replace a retiring fleet of P-3K maritime patrols.

Woman hit by car dies

2:48 PM  Fatality in Gisborne while nasty crash in Wellington closes road temporarily.

Perils of duck hunting

Almost half of game bird hunting injuries happen during the opening weekend of the season.

'Summer days' over video

First cold snap of the year is expected to bring snow, rain and thunder to parts of NZ.

Karori hospital scam

Bogus hospital in Wellington suburb used to target foreign doctors wanting to work in NZ.

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Car takes a spin in Wellington Harbour video

The amphibious Aquada that carried British entrepreneur Richard Branson across the English Channel in 2004 tackles ...

3:07 PM  Amphibious vehicle just one of many on display at the MTA car show.

Killed motorcyclist named

Taupo man Logan Griffith died after his motorbike crashed into a fence on a Hawke's Bay highway.

Fearless fighter for human rights

A shade for every face

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An expensive addiction

With immigration, some people win – but as many economists point out, many Kiwis lose out with rising house prices and ...

OPINION: We welcome immigrants, their families, their businesses - and their money. But at what point should NZ say 'Enough'?

Nelson's Achilles building on the market

The Achilles Building was once home to the Nelson Telephone Exchange.

This building in Nelson might ring a bell.

Hotel closure hits wedding plans

The Amora Hotel in Wakefield St is to close for major renovation work.

Couple had venue booked, and invitations sent, when Amora announced closure.

Lift safety a priority

Brendon Scheib was killed when a lift descended, crushing him between the lift car and shaft.

Union calls for tighter rules on lift safety following death of engineer.

Shelly Bay revamp to start in 2018 video

An artist's impression of what the revamped Shelly Bay could look like.

Face-lift for dilapidated Wellington bay could leave ratepayers $1.5m better off each year.

Comment

An expensive addiction

With immigration, some people win – but as many economists point out, many Kiwis lose out with rising house prices and ...

OPINION: We welcome immigrants, their families, their businesses - and their money. But at what point should NZ say 'Enough'?

Everything's going Winston's way

Labour leader Andrew Little has jumped on the immigration bus.

OPINION: That sound National ministers keep hearing behind them? It's Winston Peters breathing down their necks.

Protest and Anzac Day

Ron Mark from New Zealand First

People have the right to protest, even on Anzac Day. Those who say the day is "sacred" and therefore that political protest action should not occur then are badly confused. The right to disagree does not take a forced vacation on our national day.

Stop tenure review

Parts of the picturesque Irishman Creek in Mackenzie Basin are being placed into freehold.

OPINION: The best, easiest, and cheapest thing New Zealand could do for the land and water of the South Island is to stop high country tenure review.

Harsh and arbitrary measures

A new report says New Zealand puts prisoners in solitary confinement more than four times often as England and Wales.

OPINION: Another report paints a bleak picture of solitary confinement in New Zealand institutions.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Saturday, April 29

Crosswords

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

National Portrait - Kate Camp

Kate Camp, poet and winner of the Katherine Mansfield Fellowship.

A new book and a fellowship on the Riviera - it's a good year for the poet.

Cotillard film laugh-out-loud rubbish

From the Land of the Moon is laugh-out-loud bad.

Somebody has welded Geoffrey Rush's nose to Robert Pattinson's face and then balanced their creation on top of an adolescent giraffe.

Crossword solutions: Friday, April 28

Crosswords

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

Crossword solutions: Thursday, April 27

Crosswords

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

Capital Life

A shade for every face

Once the shade is perfect, the formula is poured into the lipstick mold and left to set for about 15 minutes.

Custom cosmetics are a big deal in New York, and now they're available in Lower Hutt.

Last play for Taita rugby

Looking at a picture of the promotion winning team of 1976 led Alan Harrington to reorganise a reunion.

 Taita rugby re-union planned for June.

Comedy for a cause

All money from SpinningTop's Good Guys comedy show goes directly to projects on the Burma-Thai border.

Your laughter can build a school for displaced migrant children in Myanmar at charity comedy gala.

Spruce-up for Stokes Valley

Billie Jessup, 16,  Marcus Keepa, 15, Jacob Te Kira, 14, and  Kody Keepa, 13, have spent the holidays cleaning up Stokes ...

Stokes Valley youth "wide eyed and bushy tailed" for work.

Dust off your clogs

Foxton's Big Dutch Day Out at the deMolen Windmill in Foxton will raise money to restore the town's stone-ground flour mill.

Foxton's out-of-action windmill is turning 14, and this year's party could get it working again.

Sport

Legramor awaits return

Hall Of Fame is all the rage in early betting for the Cambridge Breeders Stakes.

Royally-bred Legramor one to watch if she makes Breeders Stakes field.

Tight final looms with plenty at stake

Auckland City's Ryan De Vries has returned from injury and will be fit for the OFC Champions League final

Will Auckland City win their seventh straight OFC Champions League title, or will Team Wellington stop them at the third time of trying?

Robertson hoping third time is lucky

Team Wellington's Bill Robertson challenges Auckland's Mario Bilen at the start of the season.

Team Wellington captain heading into his third-straight OFC Champions League final against Auckland City, having lost the last two.

Last play for Taita rugby

Looking at a picture of the promotion winning team of 1976 led Alan Harrington to reorganise a reunion.

 Taita rugby re-union planned for June.

May's sadness for Broadhurst

26062014 News Photo. CAMERON BURNELL/FAIRFAX NZ. Sport . Hurricanes Training. James Broadhurst

The Hurricanes prop says it was tough to hear of his friend James Broadhurst's early retirement due to concussion.

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