'Team effort' nets sex predator

keyboard A man who put an advert on a website seeking underage girls for sex has been jailed.

Capital city's fortunes turning around

Wellington Waterfront Life is looking up in the capital, The Dominion Post has found in a new report on the Wellington economy.

Minority blamed for flyover 'tragedy'

Basin Reserve flyover Wellington businesses say the Government might be better off accepting the Basin Reserve flyover's demise - so it can get cracking on an alternative plan instead.

Councillor faces censure

Dam A Hawke's Bay regional councillor is facing possible censure after claiming other councillors wanted the proposed Ruataniwha dam "at any cost".

MBIE's $60m makeover

MBIE A grand old dame of the Wellington public service has had a $60 million makeover.

Plea to help find kayak

Scott Donaldson is appealing for the public to help him find his kayak.

No-shows cost millions

Players to pay tribute

Gaza conflict may worsen

gaza strap Israel-Hamas fighting looks headed for escalation after US-led talks fail to reach truce.

Women warned to cover up

Islamic State, the al-Qaeda offshoot that has seized large swathes of northern Iraq, has warned women to wear full-face veils or risk severe punishment.

Terror plot targets Norway

30 houses in Gaza Strip struck

Tripoli airport a war zone

Black plumes of smoke marked shell blasts as Libya's powerful militas battle.

Farm manager had world at his feet

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Purpose, burgers, and help for kids

Lionel Whitehead, a small man with a supersized heart, was the "Big Mac" of philanthropy in the Kiwi burger business.

Fearless, dogged fighter for justice

A feisty activist with generous heart

Life story: Community-minded 'Nan'

"Nan" Wright will be remembered as the life and soul of Newtown's Te Ara Hou apartments.

'Brain fade' struck Brownlee

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MPs seeking greater expenses

The hard-done-by politicians are also asking for 30 free flights a year for their families- on top of their at-least $150,000-a-year salaries.

A week is a long time in politics

Running over with mea culpas

Peters has been taken in: Staples

Christchurch's own "Robin Hood" figure, Bryan Staples speaks out against Winston Peters.

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