Former Titahi Bay RSA president John Ward.

Ex-cop battles police to save RSA

An alcohol sting on the Titahi Bay RSA was excessive, and could have shut the club permanently, he says.

Night of wind, rain video

Heavy rain is set to ease into showers, but they'll be heavy. (File photo)

Almost 13mm of rain is forecast in Wellington between now and midnight.

100 powerless on East Coast

Storms cause several major faults as trees fall on to power lines.

Seatbelt message fails to click video

Big rise in numbers killed when not wearing belts raises questions over safety ads.

Have your say on the cycleway

Wellingtonians have one last chance to vote on the future of the Island Bay cycleway.

Power cut to 20,000 in past week

Almost half of Kapiti lines company Electra's customers have been affected.

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Petition calls for heads to roll

Horowhenua District Council chief executive David Clapperton, left, and mayor Michael Feyen are deeply divided over ...

Boss of snooping council and deputy mayor must go, says petition organiser.

Environmentally friendly fashion

Carterton-based fashion show providing innovative solution to global clothing waste.

Slip halts Johnsonville trains

Dog fans at docking odds


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.

Country's best chips awarded

Masterton's Mr Chips, which was recently named the country's best chip shop.

Looking for the country's best chips? Try Wairarapa.

How to keep Wellington humming

The new government must deliver for business, John Milford, chief executive Wellington Chamber of Commerce, says.

OPINION: We need to ensure the new government delivers a platform to enable Wellington businesses to invest, employ and grow.

Stuff gains influence

Stuff has jumped eight places on the leaderboard of New Zealand's most influential brands.


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.

Clear choices are on offer

Labour leader Andrew Little, left, and finance spokesman Grant Robertson unveil the party's fiscal plan in Wellington on ...

OPINION: This election will offer clear choices in economic approach.

Crimes of fashion

Fashion contrasts: The presidents' wives -  Brigitte Macron, left, and   Melania Trump.

The good and the bad of celebrity fashion.

Councils gagging dissent

Horowhenua District Council building in Levin.

OPINION: Some local councils are using the mandatory code of conduct to thwart open dialogue by their elected members.


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


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.

Thursday's crossword solutions


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

Selfie with a star a highlight of 48 Hour Film Festival

Members of the Taita Clubhouse get to grips with their camera equipment ahead of the 48 Hour Film Festival set to take ...

It'll be an intense 48 hours for the film crew from Taita Clubhouse but they're up for the challenge

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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.

Why not a Ngauranga tunnel?

The landslip in Ngauranga Gorge that closed State Highway 1 last week. Dunne says a tunnel would provide an alternative ...

After a slip closed the gorge route into Wellington, Peter Dunne says we should consider a tunnel.

Raging bus driver 'hit bike'

Cyclist David Tong says his tyre was squashed into a "taco''.

Wellington cyclist says a driver clipped him from behind because he was in a bus-only lane.

A taste of Africa in the capital

Africa Fashion Festival NZ Founder and executive producer Pinaman Owusu-Banahene.

Celebrating Africa's vibrant and diverse culture in New Zealand through fashion, design and creative arts is at the heart of an upcoming runway show.


Hurricanes see off Brumbies video

Hurricanes second five-eighth Ngani Laumape takes the ball into contact.

A clinical second-half defensive display has seen the Hurricanes beat the Brumbies in Canberra.

Napier loses another ODI

Black Caps captain Kane Williamson and coach Mike Hesson won't be gracing Napier's McLean Park again till February at ...

McLean Park won't be ready for the Pakistan ODI in January, but hopes remain high for England in February.

Olympic coach laments fitness

It's been a tough year for Wellington Olympic coach Stu Jacobs after his team's Central League triumph in 2016.

Coach Stu Jacobs finally has a full squad available as they look to stay clear of relegation.

Black Sox dad misses out

Trevor Evans missed out on watching son Joel's gold medal winning performance in Canada, after being hit in the head by ...

Hit to the head leaves softball stalwart concussed.

Chisnall, Hillier strong in US

After tying for 20th at the US Players Amateur, Tasman golfer Ryan Chisnall is in contention at the halfway point of the ...

Kiwi duo Chisnall, Hillier inside the top-20 with two rounds to play at Southern Amateur in North Carolina.

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