Josh Junior competing in the Finn class at the Rio Olympics. He finished seventh.

Capital boat club abuzz

Worser Bay pins hopes on Team NZ member Josh Junior to win back America's Cup.

City streetlight failures

Wellington City Council has been inundated with maintenance requests from residents concerned about faulty street lights ...

Tawa, Johnsonville and Brooklyn worst affected, with multiple recent outages.

Crash pilot loses his licence video

Rick Lucas grounded after Porirua harbour plunge.

Faulty hips back in court

Four Kiwis will take their case to High Court seeking compensation from ACC.

Welcome to NZ: Here's a $200 fine

Council official had a rude awakening for Lions fans who thought they'd obeyed rules.

Court to rule on children's camp

Neighbours say health camp breaches subdivision ban on "commercial" uses.

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Lone takahe has a friend again video

Natural the takahe walks over to check out the new arrival, Fomi.

Bird is the word at Pukaha Mt Bruce as new takahe arrives at the centre.

EQC cap could rise to $150k

Insurers may soon act as agents for all EQC claims and the body's claim cap may increase to $150,000.

Seal us off from sick

Begging a 'fundamental freedom' video

business

Auckland property in the pink

The growth in white collar workers is one of several pressures on Auckland's office space.

Auckland's office market is a victim of its own success, a new survey shows.

Crash pilot loses his licence video

Helicopter pilot Rick Lucas survived a chopper crash into water at Porirua

Rick Lucas grounded after Porirua harbour plunge.

Seal us off from sick

Study co-author Professor Nick Wilson from the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago, Wellington.

A lethal pandemic would warrant total border closure, Wellington researchers say.

Booze warning to fans

SAY WHEN: Drunk fans will be refused entry at Westpac Stadium for this week's two Lions fixtures against the Hurricanes ...

Drunk fans won't get in, Westpac Stadium warns ahead of two Lions fixtures.

Ticket scalpers on notice

Westpac Stadium chief executive Shane Harmon says the pitch is in "perfect condition" ahead of Tuesday's Lions encounter ...

Wellington stadium boss talks tough on illegal ticket sales ahead of Lions' double-header.

Comment

New Zealand not immune to cyberattacks

A survey last year showed the disruption of information technology systems is near the top of Kiwi company directors' ...

EDITORIAL: We cannot afford to be seen as a soft target and, like Airways, we need to take potential threats very seriously.

Climate change in Pacific: We can help

Funafuti atoll, on which the capital of Tuvalu is located.

OPINION: Even more than ever, New Zealand should take the lead in helping its Pacific neighbours cope with climate change.

A place for mining

The economic value extracted from mining and any other sector is not somehow written off or cancelled out by downturns.

OPINION: Straterra argues that as long as the world wants coking coal, it's better that it is mined in New Zealand so that our regions benefit from the economic activity.

Editorial: Don't water down Wellington's rapid bus system

News of Wellington's much-ballyhooed bus rapid transit scheme has been scarce for two years.

OPINION: Wellington, a city of public transport users, deserves an excellent bus service.

Creating headlines over hemlines

The Exeter boys chose to wear skirts to school.

OPINION: For too long man has had his pelvis and legs bound and encased in cloth as tight as sausage skins.

Culture

Tuesday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Kiwi love stories make a mark

The cover of Tracey Alvarez's In Too Deep novel, from the series 'To Stewart Island'.

Some New Zealanders are making six-figure salaries just by writing about rippling muscles and ferocious heroines.

Tongans unite to make tapa

Kaufo'ou Taulata is immensely proud of her Tongan heritage.
On Saturday she joined 16 other Lower Hutt women to learn ...

Tongan women reconnect with their culture.

Maori myths mix with sci-fi

Hutt-based author Lee Murray scooped three prizes at the recent Sir Julius Vogel Awards for Science Fiction, Fantasy and ...

Author Lee Murray blends myths and science in her work

A magnificent work of urgency and drama

Against black curtains, which later part to reveal backstage debris, Neil Ieremia and Black Grace employ a contemporary ...

REVIEW: Very much an ensemble piece, Black Grace's As Night Falls is danced superbly by all.

Capital Life

Medium-rare burgers are dangerous, says top chef

A well-done burger next to a medium-rare burger, at the Duke of Marlborough.

 Any chef who complains about the new guidelines for cooking mince meat doesn't understand basic food safety, says Ray McVinnie.

Tongans unite to make tapa

Kaufo'ou Taulata is immensely proud of her Tongan heritage.
On Saturday she joined 16 other Lower Hutt women to learn ...

Tongan women reconnect with their culture.

When Hewson is home

Roy Hewson is delighted to be living in a facility named after his son, former All Black Allan Hewson.

It is the (Allan) Hewson Wing for Roy Hewson.

High St to Home: Slim Davey's

The vision for Slim Davey's was a casual bar catering to the local neighbourhood.

Recreating this Wellington saloon's eclectic style at your home is easy - if you're willing to think outside the box.

NZ's British prison officers

Corrections have so far hired 52 British officers, with more on the way. They all have at least two years experience, ...

Rab and Lisa Dall left jobs in English prisons for jobs in Kiwi ones ... and they're not the only ones

Sport

Capital boat club abuzz

Back to where it all began: Josh Junior at Worser Bay Boating Club  last year to celebrate his selection for the Rio ...

Worser Bay pins hopes on Team NZ member Josh Junior to win back America's Cup.

Hurricanes vow to be physical video

Forwards coach John Plumtree likes what he sees, during the Hurricanes' Captain's Run.

It's up to the Hurricanes' pack to stand up and beat their Lions opposites.

No lineout fears for Riccitelli

Hurricanes hooker Ricky Riccitelli has a huge lineout job to do against the Lions on Tuesday.

The Hurricanes are confident their lineout will function well against the Lions.

Ticket scalpers on notice

Westpac Stadium chief executive Shane Harmon says the pitch is in "perfect condition" ahead of Tuesday's Lions encounter ...

Wellington stadium boss talks tough on illegal ticket sales ahead of Lions' double-header.

School kids take on Canes video

Brooklyn Primary School student Florence Le Masurier, 10, shares a laugh with Hurricanes prop Mike Kainga at the school ...

It was rugby of a different kind when Hurricanes players visited a local school.

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