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Alexandra Saunders, left, and Sara Rimmer are a same-sex couple who have been ...

'Gay village' vetoes church union

Paekākāriki is known for being liberal. But not when it came to Alex and Sara's wedding.

Winds close hill road

The Rimutaka Hill Road was closed due to high winds on Monday night.

Strong winds cause closure of SH2 over Rimutaka Hill, and disrupt flights.

Who'll be Lester's new 2IC?

Councillor with less than a year's experience in the mix to be new deputy mayor.

Turfed out by Wellington's wind video

Contractors laid artificial turf in Karori, but underestimated the capital's infamous breeze.

Loose cladding on city building video

Traffic blocked as fire fighters secure roof being dislodged by strong winds.

Doctor loses citizenship fight

Robert Taylor didn't mention a sex offence arrest when he applied to be a Kiwi.

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Escaper still on the loose

A man has escaped his probation officer in Wellington and is now on the run from police.

Police tracked him by his electronic anklet - but after 8 hours had not found him.

Thousands sought in gastro payout

Thirty-seven people hit by Havelock North outbreak want more than $300,000.

Gorge options discussed

Wind disrupts Wellington flights


Markets play waiting game

Winston Peters - everyone wants to know what he's putting on the table.

The New Zealand dollar has dropped slightly as the market considers weeks of coalition talks.

Consumer app heads to UK

Conscious Consumers chief executive and co-founder Ben Gleisner is confident they will reach their $3 million funding ...

A company which links the everyday person with sustainable businesses through an app is planning to go global, starting with the UK.

Cinemas holding firm against Netflix

The Roxy in Miramar is one of New Zealand's leading independent cinemas.

Netflix who? Independent cinema owners don't consider movie-streaming sites a threat.

Will this fix Island Bay's cycleway? video

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester believes his compromise is "common sense" solution for the layout of The Parade.

Wellington now plans to spend $4.1m on new solution to solve cycleway debacle.

Development on the agenda

Leasing deals in prime office buildings such as the Majestic Centre, contributed to the reduction in vacancy.

Lack of office, retail and industrial space drives rental prices up, signalling demand for new capital developments.


Economy needs political stability

ANZ chief economist Cameron Bagrie says the economy is "running below trend".

OPINION: If New Zealand has reached peaks in tourism and construction, is it time to worry about the economy?

Bill To Winston: 'Let’s Do This'

Winston Peters will play "the cards that count" with all the skill he indisputably possesses.

OPINION: Bill English, if he is wise, will clasp his newfound ally, Winston Peters, by the hand and say: "Let's do this!"

Peters ready to reel in

Clarke Gayford, partner of Jacinda Ardern, offers sausages to Wendie Petrie, left, and TV3's Samantha Hayes outside Chez ...

OPINION: A state of siege outside the leaders' homes, while inside TV studios some felt besieged.

It's Winnie Time once more

A scene that's likely to be replayed often in the next week or so: NZ First leader Winston Peters in a media scrum on ...

OPINION: The election campaign was a rollercoaster ride. Are we now in for another one?

Party at Dave's place

Watch out Bill ... Jim Bolger pictred in 1996, the year he led National into a coalition government  with Winston ...

OPINION: Almost everyone had something to celebrate at the Armstrongs' election night party.


Pianomania a delight for the audience

Freddy Kempf traced the history of the piano concerto from Handel to Gershwin in Pianomania.

REVIEW: Pianomania a real crowd-pleaser from NZSO and Freddy Kempf.

Monday's crossword solutions


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

Saturday's crossword solutions


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

Sofar so good for refugees

Electronic pop singer-songwriter Estère.

Small gig in capital apartment part of a global Amnesty International project.

How We Made: So True

The Black Seeds 2017: Francis Harawira, Daniel Weetman, Jarney Murphy, Nigel Patterson, Barnaby Weir and Ned Ngatae.

It wasn't meant to be a single, it was just another love song says The Black Seeds' frontman Barnaby Weir.

Capital Life

Welly nominations open

Nominations for the 2017 Wellingtonian of the Year Awards open today.

Dominion Post Wellingtonian of the Year Awards nominations are now open.

Winner of WOW crowned gallery video

'Encapsulate' by Rinaldy Yunardi of Indonesia won the WOW Supreme Award. Made of plastic ropes and LEDs.

Indonesian designer who made boots for Katy Perry wins WOW.

Sofar so good for refugees

Electronic pop singer-songwriter Estère.

Small gig in capital apartment part of a global Amnesty International project.

Te Papa to go fully solar

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Hoppers Crossing has the highest number of Solar Panel instillation in ...

Wellington museum plans to power itself entirely by sunlight within a decade.

Wild WOW opening in Wellington video

'Theodore', by Marie Wright and Taralee Freeman, of New Zealand, is modelled in the Weta Workshop Science Fiction section

More than 100 garments made out of everything from bicycle tubes to latex.


Ryan Scaife wants slice of history

Ryan Scaife is focused on Commonwealth Games glory.

Ryan Scaife has boxing in his blood. Now he wants to make some family history.

Gingernuts hot Livamol favourite

Gingernuts wins the Windsor Park Plate to ensure favouritism for the Livamol Classic.

Punters hit Gingernuts in early Livamol markets.

Hillier shows golfing class

A final round of 67 left Daniel Hillier 12 shots clear of his New Zealand team-mate Ryan Chisnall in the Wellington ...

Wellington's top golfer tunes up for Asia-Pacific amateur with big win in 72-hole strokeplay.

Capital fair at NHL

Benedict van Woerkom, left, impressed for Capital in this year's NHL.

The men feel they underperformed, while the women saw improvement in their game.

Teenage 'keeper in Nix mix

Wellington Phoenix academy goalkeeper Keegan Smith started for the first team in a pre-season match on Saturday.

Lewis Italiano has the inside running, but he has plenty of competition for the Wellington Phoenix starting goalkeeping position.

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