Jack and Joyce Luo spent more than $20,000 to bring their beloved welsh corgis Amy and Lucky from Beijing when they ...

Corgis worth a queen's ransom video

Couple shell out $20,000 to bring their beloved dogs to join them in NZ.

Person trapped in car

The single car crash was on a tricky road, north of Wellington. (File photo)

Emergency services respond to a person trapped in a car on a rural road.

Car buried by slip

Owner was at a party when he discovered his Mazda 6 under a pile of dirt.

Kapiti calls for its own hospital

Nearly 10,000 people have signed a petition, citing "critical need" for better care.

Super-sized Savea headache video

Super Rugby's top try-scorer is on the plane to South Africa and it might spell trouble for Julian Savea.

Bars snub smokefree incentive

Council offers to waive outdoor dining licence fee - but Wellington bars aren't tempted.

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News

400 tonne of limestone

Pounding seas took out two 20 metre chunks of the coast.

The rock is an emergency measure to stall coastal erosion at a popular seaside settlement.

Masterton bar attackers sought

Police are still hunting for a group who bashed teen outside bar.

A slice of Cook Strait life video

Zealandia plans bush classroom

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Bars snub smokefree incentive

Hospitality members are reluctant to take up the council's offer, fearing it will alienate some customers.

Council offers to waive outdoor licence fee - but Wellington bars aren't tempted.

Zealandia plans bush classroom

A concept drawing of Zealandia's bush classroom, which has been granted resource consent.

Wellington eco-sanctuary to expand educational offerings for schoolchildren.

Disability access a 'human right'

Bill Wrightson chaired the Barrier Free New Zealand Trust.

The idea of sending a disabled person around to the side or the back of a building while everyone else entered via the front door was abhorrent to disabled access campaigner Bill Wrightson.

New hotels on the radar

The hotel chain behind Christchurch's recently opened Crowne Plaza Hotel is expected to announce its plans for Auckland ...

A major hotel chain is looking at building half a dozen new hotels in Auckland, Wellington and Queenstown.

Ex-British Cars House for sale

The building features a tiled lobby and a vintage cage lift.

1920s character building with penthouse apartment and rooftop on the market.

Comment

Momentum with Peters

NZ First leader Winston Peters is pulling out all his old trusty policies and tricks in his bid to secure the leverage ...

OPINION: In the dance of the desperates, Winston Peters is whirling the fastest.

Help for the whistleblower

Former MoT manager and fraudster Joanne Harrison.

OPINION: The habit of blaming the whistleblower occurs everywhere, in government and in private organisations.

Turei: Mad, bad or bold?

Metiria Turei said she had to cheat on the DPB to feed her child.

OPINION: Greens co-leader gets praise for coming out as a DPB cheat - but what about all the women who fed their children on less?

Turei's middle-class hand wringing

Hands up if you are a welfare fraudster.

OPINION: Metiria Turei's benefit fraud disclosure shows lot of middle-class hand-wringing about a social group from which she is completely divorced.

Trolleys hold network back

OPINION: The transformation to a modern all-electric bus fleet is well under way, says Chris Laidlaw.

Culture

The PM's love of literature

Katherine Mansfield House & Garden at 25 Tinakori Rd, Wellington.

Prime Minister Bill English will discuss his love of literature in the first of a series of fundraisers for Katherine Mansfield House & Garden

Saturday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Opera sings for charity

Te Omanga Hospice fund raiser Kirsty Stratford, centre,  with opera singers Emily Mwila and Pasquale Orchard, who play ...

Te Omanga Hospice needs to raise $10 million.

Friday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

RNZB hosts open day

Dancers Joseph Skelton and Madeleine Graham play the title characters in the Royal New Zealand Ballet's production of ...

Get a sneak peek at the Royal New Zealand Ballet's new production before it opens.

Capital Life

A slice of Cook Strait life video

Feeding time at the Bait House Aquarium draws the crowds, especially when there's an octopus involved.

Curious City: Creatures of the ocean make a splash at Island Bay aquarium.

Bars snub smokefree incentive

Hospitality members are reluctant to take up the council's offer, fearing it will alienate some customers.

Council offers to waive outdoor licence fee - but Wellington bars aren't tempted.

The PM's love of literature

Katherine Mansfield House & Garden at 25 Tinakori Rd, Wellington.

Prime Minister Bill English will discuss his love of literature in the first of a series of fundraisers for Katherine Mansfield House & Garden

RNZB hosts open day

Dancers Joseph Skelton and Madeleine Graham play the title characters in the Royal New Zealand Ballet's production of ...

Get a sneak peek at the Royal New Zealand Ballet's new production before it opens.

Taxi sideswipe under investigation

Ann Clouston says her car was sideswiped by a Capital Taxis driver in Wellington on Tuesday night.

Couple with young son say driver acknowledged prang, then drove away.

Sport

Hillier in top-20 in US

Daniel Hillier of New Zealand finished tied for 13th in the Southern Amateur, nine shots off the winner Karl Vilips of ...

Top Kiwi amateurs Daniel Hillier and Ryan Chisnall in top-25 in North Carolina.

Super-sized Savea headache video

Julian Savea will be feeling the heat to retain his position now that Vince Aso, right, is back.

Super Rugby's top try-scorer is on the plane to South Africa and it might spell trouble for Julian Savea.

Indians, Northern qualify after drawn games

Eastern Hutt's Tara Hegarty, centre, attempts to get past two Eastern Hutt defenders on Saturday.

Wellington premier hockey playoffs decided after Saturday's final round.

Wests one win away

Callum McCowatt scored again for Western Suburbs to push his side to the brink of the Central League title.

Wairarapa United suffered a shock loss to Team Taranaki, all-but gifting the Central League title to Western Suburbs.

Norths and Ories finish with wins

The Marist St Pats defence struggles to contain Old Boys-University flanker Naera Tipoki at Evans Bay on Saturday.

It's MSP v HOBM and OBU v Tawa in the Jubilee Cup semifinals.

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