Drive-in cinema up for sale

A family group in an American convertible catches a Firefly Cinemas movie in a scene that could be from 1960s USA.

Why put a deposit on a house in Auckland when you can buy a cinema in Wellington for $60,000?

Back from the brink of death

Jordan Harrington-Dingley warning is to not get into cars with "idiots" wanting to do burnouts.

"I went through the window, through a fence and hit a concrete post. I was conscious when that was happening."

Keeping pets safe this Guy Fawkes

Ros Alsford, manager of corporate services for Wellington SPCA, said Wellington SPCA would support a ban.

Wellington pet owners are battening down the hatches with fireworks season about to begin.

Wellington's new 9000 tonne floating theatre

Olivia Hadlow stars in the navy's 75th anniversary pantomime Commander Claire and the Pirates of Provence.

Navy ship to be transformed into theatre for anniversary celebrations

A letter from radical royalty

Eileen Cassidy at a Wellington march against the war in Iraq in 2003, aged 86.

When the late Eileen Cassidy turned 100, her note of congratulation didn't come from the Queen – but from Noam Chomsky.

The boy who won't stop drawing

Leith Kinikini has illiustrated a story in the Toitoi school journal.

"I just love drawing, I'll do it all day if I can. I'll look at it, see it in my mind, and draw it. I like it if it inspires me."

Desperate plea for volunteers

The Tawa GirlGuiding unit is facing closure due to a lack of volunteer leaders coming on board to help run the 20-strong ...

A shortage of volunteers is leaving a big hole in Tawa's GirlGuiding community with potential closure on the horizon.

Korean destroyer in Wellington Harbour

ROKS Chungmugong Yi Sun Shin - a guided missile destroyer - is in Wellington Harbour.

Tour a 150-metre South Korean guided missile destroyer.

Checkpoint investigation death

A police breath-testing checkpoint that targeted a euthanaisa meeting was investigating a June death.

A police breath-testing checkpoint that targeted a euthanasia meeting was investigating a June death.

Graphic design win for Wellington student gallery

Sarah Browning has won the gold medal for the Graphic Design competition in the WorldSkills New Zealand Nationals.

A move to Wellington proves golden for graphic designer Sarah Browning

'We used to fish in there'

Photographed in 2011, Ciaran Barham-James, 12, Leon-Jay Gaualofa, 9 and Nelisa Vaovasa, 8 played around the Aotea Lagoon ...

Matt Pollock once took part in a fishing competition in a Porirua lagoon but says the water is now so filthy it's a health hazard.

A honeymoon wreck video

The wreck of the SS Wairarapa on Great Barrier Island in 1894.

For three days New Zealand life went on unaware of the tragedy on a remote point of a remote island.

20 years of Baggage

Baggage Co-op members Ralph Johnson, Moira Wairama and Tony Hopkins are celebrating 20 years of their group with a ...

The independent theatre co-op will celebrate its milestone with a triple bill at Bats Theatre in Wellington

Wairarapa AOS callout

Police searching a Featherston house on Waite St.

Armed Offenders Squad uncovers cannabis operation in Wairarapa.

Hustling for back-to-back wins

Electric Wire Hustle picked up a Vodafone NZ Music Award for Best Electronic Album in 2015 and are hoping for the same ...

Wellington's Electric Wire Hustle are hoping to defend their Best Electronic Album title at this year's New Zealand Music Awards.

Lawyers keen to take on cops

Euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke is considering legal action against police.

Police used a booze checkpoint to get pro-euthanasia group supporters' details. Now, they could explore legal avenues.

Hit and run victim wants KFC

Hit and run victim Jesse Minnell.

Jesse Minnell's mum says "his body's covered in bruises" after he was stuck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

Convictions challenged to the end

Graham Cleghorn spoke exclusively to The Dominion Post after returning from 11 years in a Cambodian prison on rape ...

A year after publicly denying the charges, Wellington child rape convict Graham Cleghorn has died.

Lester gets his mayoral chains

Wellington's new mayor Justin Lester says he is looking forward to getting on with the job now that the mayoral chains ...

Wellington's new mayor has been officially sworn in, promising to "talk less and to do more".

Autographs make their mark gallery

A Wellingtonian collector is auctioning 350 autographed photos on TradeMe.

Wellington man auctions his huge collection, from Halberg to Spielberg.

'I started the business in my dad's garage'

Tailor Skincare and Libertine Blends new, limited edition Masque + Tea set.

If true, uninhibited relaxation sounds like your cup of tea, these three Wellington-based businesswomen may have just the thing.

Xero boss supporting founders

Xero chief executive Rod Drury will be hosting the FounderCon NZ conference in Wellington in November.

Business founders are putting their heads together to create a forum.

Vape away the kilograms?

Vaping could provide similar appetite-suppressing effects to smoking, research suggests.

E-cigarettes could stave off cravings, research says - but should they be encouraged?

Boy, 5, badly hurt in scooter crash

Emergency services respond to a scooter incident involving a 5-year-old boy in Carterton.

Fears of life-threatening injuries ease as he is flown to hospital after Carterton accident.

Adulterous priest wins job fight

Michael Godfrey has fought the Anglican Church to be reinstated as Dean of Waiapu after being stood down for having two ...

He was stood down having two affairs 25 years ago. Now, he's back behind the pulpit.

Staff cuts plan at Vic Uni

Victoria University students are protesting against proposed cuts to staff numbers in the School of Language and Cultures.

Victoria University students are fighting a proposal to reduce staff numbers in the School of Languages and Cultures.

Police raids over the top

Longtime Voluntary Euthanasia Society member Wilhelmina Irving was visited by police after attending an Exit ...

OPINION: In this sphere, police need to use discretion and humanity.

Disability is no barrier to exercise

Achilles ambassador Jaden Movold was on hand to inspire participants with help from Cigna and Achilles staff and athletes.

A blind Wellington athlete is putting out the call for more disabled athletes to get involved in sports in the capital.

Teens want a youth centre

Onslow College students Oliver Curran, Thalia Garam-Walford and Rachel Murray want somewhere other than the Johnsonville ...

Some Johnsonville teenagers are hopeful a change in council will help them establish a new youth centre in the Wellington suburb.

Wellington Halloween festival bigger than ever gallery

This weekend Queens Wharf in Wellington will be transformed into a steampunk-inspired world for Capital E's Halloween ...

Make-believe world takes over Queens Wharf this weekend.

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