The house in Karori has been offered back to the family of those who owned it before it was part of the campus under the ...

Karori campus house on market

Original owners of campus house test its market worth before commiting to buying it back.

Fog chaos in capital video

Fog descends on Wellington Airport.

Air NZ bringing in extra planes to clear backlog of passengers stranded by fog.

Attempted abduction at school

Upper Hutt primary school warns parents after man tries to lure a girl into his car.

The fires poisoning NZ's air

Burning old treated and painted timber is poisoning the air with lead and arsenic.

Council and iwi partner up

Wellington City Council signs economic partnership agreement with iwi.

Lola the cat loses a leg

Capital cat with fan following to have her leg amputated after a dog attack.

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Fine for damage to historic building

Sir James Elliott house on Kent Tce now empty after conversion work to make it into apartments was halted.

Landmark Wellington building deserved respect, says judge.

Passenger 'appalled' by Air NZ

A ragtag group was shunted from hotel to hotel, hungry and confused, a disgruntled passenger says.

Pensioner rents could rise

Council building an 'earthquake risk'


Fine for damage to historic building

Sir James Elliott house on Kent Tce now empty after conversion work to make it into apartments was halted.

Landmark Wellington building deserved respect, says judge.

Council and iwi partnership

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester​ and city councilors greet Taranaki Whanui and Toa Rangatira representatives before the ...

Wellington City Council sign economic partnership agreement with iwi.

Wellington still 'playing catch-up'

ANZ chief economist Cameron Bagrie said interest rates, rather than a supply shortage, had driven house prices in Auckland.

Amid warnings that the "game's over" in Auckland, Wellington house market poised to remain strong.

Company blames PNG for liquidation

A village in Papua New Guinea. Evaluation Consult  gas been attempting to recover $300,000 owed to it by PNG.

A Wellington consultancy has been chasing $600,000 owed by PNG government since 2015.

Port at Clifford Bay raised again

Yealands Family Wines founder Peter Yealands has made a submission to the Marlborough District Council for a "pocket port".

Peter Yealands is considering developing port facilities at Clifford Bay to supplement Picton.


NZ should decriminalise abortion

Terry Bellamak says if a parliament repealed the abortion laws, both sides could practise their beliefs equally – those ...

OPINION: The criminalisation of abortion increases stigma around the procedure.

Editorial: Stark divide more cause for inquiry

Lieutenant General Tim Keating's press conference marked the first Defence Force acknowledgement that civilians may have ...

OPINION: The question of a bungled and even law-breaking New Zealand-led military raid in Afghanistan is still wide open.

The plane truth about terrorism

The murderers of 9/11 all went through airport security. And security can only ever react after the event.

OPINION: If you want to kill and terrify, airport security screening won't stop you, writes Joe Bennett.

Wait your turn, men

Sophie's Angels owner Sophie Denman started the women-only taxi service to help keep women safe in Wellington. ...

OPINION: This was a story about a solution by women for women, but all the angry reaction was from men. Why?

Landbanking and the housing crisis

Wellington mayor Justin Lester

Wellington mayor Justin Lester is right to point to landbanking as one of the major causes of the housing crisis. Whether he can do much about it, though, is another matter.


Tales from the bathtub

Wellington performance artist Rose Kirkup as her alter-ego Tasha Fierce.

REVIEW: Fierce a simple, but very effective play.

Weta's Wellington transformation

Weta Workshop created eight thermoptic suits for the film, one worn here by Scarlett Johansson.

How Wellington's film industry stepped up for the ScarJo blockbuster

Wellington the real star of Ghost

Scarlett Johansson plays The Major in Ghost in the Shell.

Critics say plot lacks depth, but the Capital shines in Scar-jo's cyborg action film.

Crossword solutions: Wednesday, March 29

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

Bike Film Festival ready to roll

Rising From the Ashes is one of a number of bike-related film set to screen as part of The New Zealand Bicycle Film ...

Organisers hoping celebration of cycling will be the torque of the Capital.

Capital Life

Amputation for Lola the cat

Lola the Aro Park Cat has had her front leg amputated after a dog attack earlier this month.

Wellington cat with fan following will have her leg amputated after a dog attack.

Wowing at iD Fashion week

Models Kitty Morris-Hollis (left) and Veronica Maughan display Tess Norquay's collection Please Like Me that was entered ...

Wellington graduates pick up design awards at Dunedin fashion week.

Welly's first all-vegan food market

The Fat PoBoys Hogzilla with glazed pork belly, bacon, and apple slaw.

A new monthly vegan food market, Japanese tea for charity and a party in a dive bar.

Review: Franziska, Wellington

Kikorangi, a kiwi-made blue cheese topped with honey and walnuts.

A taste of: Franziska, 24 Dundas St, Seatoun, Wellington 6022

Father, son earn black belts together

Luke Dacombe-Bird, 24, and his father Stephen, 56, were both successful in obtaining their black belt in Seido Karate ...

Luke Dacombe-Bird has proven he's a chip off the old block, earning his karate black belt on the same day as his dad.


Fog stops Plunket Shield match

Central Districts players wait around for fog to clear at McLean Park.

Sunstrike, rain, and now fog have stopped games at McLean Park during the 2016-17 season.

Glushko in doubt for Wellington Open

Julia Glushko during her match against Caroline Wozniacki at the ASB Classic in Auckland.

The Wellington Tennis Open starts on Thursday, but the top women's seed might not make it.

Cullen receives legend of sport award

Christian Cullen unloads the ball under pressure from Stormers Centre Robbie Fleck in 2001 at the Westpac Stadiu.

Christian Cullen is the first to receive the Kapiti award.

McGlinchey the missing link video

Michael McGlinchey put in a commanding performance for the All Whites against Fiji on Tuesday night.

All Whites midfielder's return the most noticeable change to the team, coach Anthony Hudson says.

Paraparaumu prepare for Waikanae with first-up win

The Paraparaumu team with the Ramsbottom Cup after their 20-10 extra time win over Levin College Old Boys sealed their ...

They welcome Waikanae for "bash of the bridge" this weekend.

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