International marathon runner Bernie Portenski is facing cancer with her trademark smile.

Running dynamo in hospice

Irrepressible athlete Bernie Portenski is still smiling, even as she plans her funeral.

Forgotten for 48 hours

A holding cell at Masterton District Court. There was a toilet and a drinking fountain, but no toilet paper.

"Like torture", says lawyer of man left in a court cell over weekend, with no food.

Two-car crash north of capital

A serious crash on the Kapiti Coast has SH1 traffic backed up north of Wellington.

Engineers say Queensgate is safe

Engineers happy with Queensgate Mall.

Phoenix hammer Victory video

11:24 PM  Roly Bonevacia was back to his energetic best in the Wellington Phoenix's 3-0 win over the Melbourne Victory.

Common sense needed on pipes

Other councils don't charge homeowners for pipe repairs beyond property lines, so why does Wellington?

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City planning brewing bonanza

Kerry Gray, left, and Karl Hayes, of Te Aro Brewing which will move to Upper Hutt in March.

10:17 PM  How Upper Hutt is making moves to be the craft beer hub of the Wellington region.

Long wait over for NCEA video

Wellington student Luke Roeven was one of thousands checking their results with trepidation.

Is Bard's Globe coming here? video

One critical after crash

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City planning brewing bonanza

Kerry Gray, left, and Karl Hayes, of Te Aro Brewing which will move to Upper Hutt in March.

How Upper Hutt is making moves to be the craft beer hub of the Wellington region.

Commonsense needed on pipes

Hastings Mayor and Local Government New Zealand president Lawrence Yule says his council pays for lateral pipe failures ...

Other councils don't charge homeowners for pipe repairs beyond property lines, so why does Wellington?

Engineers say Queensgate is safe

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A section of Queensgate Mall comes down.

Engineers happy with Queensgate Mall.

Wellington rents skyrocket

Wellingtonian Shirley Jones and her partner are both 45, both professionals, and considering commuting weekly from ...

Landlord tells of 600 phone calls and 300 emails in first 48 hours of listing property.

Capital market booms

Wellington recorded the highest median sales in December, and median values rose almost $100,000 for the year, a 22 per ...

Wellington house prices have risen by almost a quarter - or $100,000 - in a year.

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Heritage tells our story

Ihaka House at Hato Paora College was built in 1912 by Ernest Short for use as a farmhouse and sold to the Catholic ...

Opinion: Heritage buildings serve as stand-out features set against bland blocks of buildings that are reminiscent of everywhere and nowhere.

A stronger New Zealand

Rather than dwelling on statistics pointing out the current misrepresentation of boards, perhaps we would do well to ...

Opinion: Under-representation of women on boards not only raises concerns about equal rights and opportunities for women, but also undermines business success.

Scrapping electric trains shortsighted

Transport Minister Simon Bridges says he supports Kiwirail's decision to scrap electric trains from the North Island ...

OPINION: Considering the urgent need for action on climate change, can it really be wise to bet on diesel trains?

Trump: echoes of Muldoon

US President-elect Donald Trump at  a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City.

The media may have to develop an obsequious relationship with Trump and wait for the right time to pounce, writes Jane Bowron.

Sport and the liquor barons

Rugby league legend Graham Lowe

There is a strong case for banning liquor ads in sport. This is not wowserism or ivory-tower puritanism. It is a rational response to the dreadful harm caused by abuse of alcohol.

Culture

Goodbye monkey, hello rooster

The lion dance is a common fixture during Chinese New Year festivities. It is believed to bring good luck and fortune.

Chinese New Year celebrations will kick off early in the capital this year with plenty of events planned.

Actress ready for war

Noel Hayvice, Charlotte Lennon and Cayden Howes perform.

An Upper Hutt actress is telling the history of New Zealand.

Extras, Peter Jackson needs you

Kiwi director Peter Jackson is looking for Wellingtonians to help bring his latest film to life.

Fancy being an extra for Mortal Engines, New Zealand's next big blockbuster?

Ladyhawke set for hometown return

Though she moved from Masterton as a teenager, Ladyhawke still has a soft spot for her hometown.

Ladyhawke gets ready for her first Masterton show since high school.

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, January 17

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

Capital Life

Is Bard's Globe coming here? video

151010, news, photo: Supplied, Dargaville & Districts News, Shakespeare - who's playing company erected the first Globe ...

All the world's a stage - and Wellington could soon be a major player.

Perfect day trip from Wellington

Castlepoint may be a bit of a long drive from Wellington but the scenery alone makes the journey worth it.

With an array of wildlife and historic landmarks, Castlepoint is the ideal place to spend a summers day.

Summer City in Wellington

Wellington Botanic Garden Soundshell concert in 1990.

As the 2017 Meridian Gardens Magic continues, look back at summer events in the city.

Residents show they give a ship

Ceris Hortop, Maia Takurua-Truscott, Chrissi Johnson, Jess Hortop and Tanira Kingi get into the Shipshow spirit.

Noticed an increase of pirates on Kapiti beaches recently?

Heritage tells our story

Ihaka House at Hato Paora College was built in 1912 by Ernest Short for use as a farmhouse and sold to the Catholic ...

Opinion: Heritage buildings serve as stand-out features set against bland blocks of buildings that are reminiscent of everywhere and nowhere.

Sport

Phoenix hammer Victory video

The Welligton Phoenix celebrate Roly Bonevacia's (centre) goal against Melbourne Victory on Tuesday.

Roly Bonevacia was back to his energetic best in the Wellington Phoenix's 3-0 win over the Melbourne Victory.

Running dynamo in hospice

International marathon runner Bernie Portenski is facing cancer with her trademark smile.

Irrepressible Wellington athlete Bernie Portenski is still smiling, even as she plans her funeral.

Phoenix to play Beijing again

Former Prime Minister John Key holds a Phoenix shirt at the launch in Beijing of Chinese company Huawei's sponsorship of ...

News of the match was first found via Ticketek advertising tickets for the Wellington fixture.

Capital come out on top

It was a busy day of surf life saving competition at Waimarama Beach in Hawke's Bay on January 15.

 Black Fin members help Wellington claim surf lifesaving title.

Top courses beckon

Ryan Waller, who will be playing interclub golf for Judgeford's top side in 2017.

Judgeford Golf Club players can't wait to get on the green at some of the region's top courses.

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