What a year it has been for the capital - now it's time to enjoy some well-earned time off.
We're taking a short break to enjoy time with friends and relatives this Christmas - there is no Dominion Post on Christmas Day but we will return on Boxing Day.
We will continue to bring you breaking news online.
We've really enjoyed bringing you the news this year and hope you'll keep reading in 2013.
Merry Christmas from everyone at The Dominion Post and Fairfax Media.
- The Dominion Post
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