BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24:  Kendrick Lamar performs live for fans at the 2016 Byron Bay Bluesfest on March 24, ...

Kendrick Lamar heading for NZ

9:23 AM  Wellington misses out again as the 2018 Pulitzer Prize and 12-time Grammy Award-winning artist plans New Zealand concerts. 

Johnny Danger dead video

Johnny Danger Bennett.

Popular social media star and comedian has died in a motorbike crash.

New push for  Te Mata Peak track

'Unashamed supporters' throw weight behind the controversial track in Hawke's Bay.

The one-way boomerang

A great idea, but hundreds of shopping bags 'missing in action' in Eastbourne.

New trails proposed for Tararuas

Consultation under way with work expected to start in a year's time.

Sunwolves won't surprise Canes

Hurricanes wary of the visitors' 'random acts of greatness' before games at Westpac Stadium.

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Don't call him a hero

John Oak, left, spotted divers Kevin Sim and Garry Ham, right, lost in Cook Strait on April 21, 1997 while travelling ...

He was just doing what anyone would have done. Then he went about his day, which was fishing.

Young gymnasts training with the best

Olympic gymnast Natalia Godunko is passing on her years of knowledge to the next generation.

Japan's Anzac service a wet affair video

Tar-mageddon: Anger over DIY fix

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Shane Jones has a $1b problem

NZ First MP Shane Jones has been hearing about the many risks that come from trying to spend a billion dollars a year in ...

OPINION: If anyone can spend it, it's him, but doing it without a major slip-up won't be easy.

The $1500 social media rant

The Employment Relations Authority ordered Aucklander Toi Moerua to pay his former employer $1500 after breaching a ...

A man's 'exaggerated' rant against his former employer that disclosed a confidential payout landed him in court.

Kiwi banks not dodgy? Prove it

Calls for NZ banks and financial institutions to be reviewed as scandal erupts in Australia

The Aussie parent companies of ANZ, Westpac, BNZ, ASB and AMP are in trouble. But they say it's different in NZ.

Capital's case for an indoor arena

A concept design for the indoor arena, which was touted to attract international acts.

A new indoor venue would almost double the amount of events Wellington's existing arena hosts.

Parking warden can't park

A passerby snapped this parking enforcement car red-handed and parked over yellow paint on Tuesday, humoured by the ...

A Wilson Parking warden has been snapped parking over yellow lines.

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Shane Jones has a $1b problem

NZ First MP Shane Jones has been hearing about the many risks that come from trying to spend a billion dollars a year in ...

OPINION: If anyone can spend it, it's him, but doing it without a major slip-up won't be easy.

Sins and sensibility

Constable Ben Hopkins, left, and Sergeant Hamish Knight are part of a new Police on Bikes patrol. Shorts and ankle socks ...

OPINION: Cops on bikes are sartorially unforgivable, writes Rosemary McLeod.

Chance for all voices to be heard

Inline skater Hadley Beech, 16, wants council money spent on improving his local skate park in Avalon, Lower Hutt. It is ...

OPINION: Council consultation offers an opportunity for residents to speak up.

'Feel-good' goals on environment not enough

Murray Petrie: The Environmental Reporting Act needs to require reports to cover the effectiveness of government ...

OPINION: We're great at monitoring our public finances but our reporting on the environment falls short.

Extracting the truth on mining

Energy Minister Megan Woods says there are no plans to go after the coal mining industry, despite its recent ...

OPINION: Energy Minister Megan Woods says there are no plans on the future of coal mining. That's a little hard to believe.

Culture

Getting Organic with Arj Barker

Arj Barker returns to the International Comedy Festival with Organic.

Flight Of The Conchords', comedian Arj Barker discusses NZ comedy, male genitalia and his admiration of Bret and Jemaine.

Thursday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

Solutions to The Dominion Post's back page crossword solution can be found here.

Wednesday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

Solutions to The Dominion Post's back page crossword solution can be found here.

Teenage tenor paying tribute to family

Kaylim, right, is set to sing during official Anzac Day commemorations in Wellington, paying tribute to his ...

For one member of the NZ Secondary Students Choir, singing at Anzac Day commemorations will have extra special meaning.

Vinyl passion hits record levels

Timothy Honiss, 12, fingers through records at Death Ray Records in Newtown. Timothy was one of the hordes of people who ...

Twelve-year-old Timothy Honiss is proving the appeal of vinyl transcends age.

Capital Life

Young gymnasts training with the best

Godunko had a 12-year run as part of the Ukrainian national team, winning countless medals.

Olympic gymnast Natalia Godunko is passing on her years of knowledge to the next generation.

No disorder in this array

Though it does have quieter moments, Sixes & Sevens is well set up for its pre-lunchtime rush of regulars.

Though its name might suggest confusion, there's no disorder in this array of fine baking at Sixes & Sevens.

New Tararuas trails

A mountain biker takes to the track on a Wairarapa bike track.

Consultation under way with work expected to start in a year's time.

French fest in Wellington

Moroccan food truck Zaaffran is taking part in Africa Day.

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Date night dud

Kale and onion pakora - delicious.

We happened to be on a mini city break, staying at the hotel and decided to pull up a bar stool for a drink and a bite.

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Young gymnasts training with the best

Godunko had a 12-year run as part of the Ukrainian national team, winning countless medals.

Olympic gymnast Natalia Godunko is passing on her years of knowledge to the next generation.

Sunwolves won't surprise Canes

Ihaia West, now at the Hurricanes, knows what it is like to be beaten soundly by the Sunwolves.

Hurricanes wary of the Sunwolves' "random acts of greatness", something Ihaia West knows all about.

Back to school for Phoenix teen

Liberato Cacace is a prefect at St Pat's Town.

Football takes a backseat as late season breakout player Liberato Cacace hits the books again.

Kerr not just a spinner

Teenager Amelia Kerr has already played 25 times for the White Ferns.

Teen White Fern known for her bowling, but in time it's her batting that will shine brightest, coach says.

Tokyo gets cautious thumbs up

Cranes dominate the skyline where the Olympic village is being constructed.

IOC unfazed by concerns from judo, sailing and triathlon for the 2020 Olympics.

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