18082017 News. CAMERON BURNELL/FAIRFAX NZ.  Wellingtonian Nathan Murrell has driven his Nissan Leaf around Wellington ...

Electric car runs on $10 a week video

Owner sings praises as electric vehicle numbers in Wellington double in a year.

Council ticket fiasco

A contractor to Wellington Water, which is partially owned by the Wellington City Council, was given a $60 infringement ...

Traffic control trailer gets $60 ticket - while working on Wellington council project.

Delays ease on Kapiti Coast

Weekend congestion finally over, after delays of up to 40 minutes earlier in evening.

National Standards slip

Figures show National Standards results aren't improving, despite Government targets.

Brickbat for Turei, bouquet for Ardern

5:00 AM  OPINION: From the buffoons to the brilliant: the best and worst of the last Parliament.

Council defends ad hoardings

Lambton Quay signs won't be a safety risk, it says, despite coroner's concerns.

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News

The end is nigh for 51st Parliament

Jacinda Ardern took over the helm at Labour after a string of leaders made little impression on National's poll advantage

5:00 AM  After nearly nine years monstering Labour, National is facing the real and present danger of defeat. 

Books behind bars

5:00 AM  Two inmates invite us into their world to show how study is transforming them.

Piano man Michael Houstoun hits the road

Potters to help homeless

business

Majestic Centre for sale, again

Kiwi Property chief executive Chris Gudgeon

Wellington's tallest building is on the open market months after another deal fell over.

Small town boss - big salary

241115. News. Photo: Loren Dougan/Fairfax NZ. Carterton District Council chief executive Jane Davis.

Sparsely populated regions are paying big money for council chief executives.

Steel firm feels boom time strain

Dave Taylor: A "perfect storm" brewing as the construction sector comes under pressure.

Pressures in the construction industry are starting to bite on the earnings of Steel & Tube.

A space for all Wellingtonians

The view towards the proposed village green in the Shelly Bay development.

OPINION: All of us can benefit from developing Shelly Bay.

Transport a sum of all its parts

A second Terrace tunnel may simply swamp city streets.

OPINION: Housing developments, in the cbd and suburbs, must be near services and public transport.

Comment

Brickbat for Turei, bouquet for Ardern

Metiria Turei's implosion from a poorly judged and executed political campaign was the worst I've seen, writes Duncan Garner.

OPINION: Winners and losers, the buffoons and the brilliant: the best and worst of the last Parliament.

Let's ignore nutjobs, numpties and Trump

If the media and Washington had treated Kim Jong Un like a naughty child while keeping a sharp eye on the knife drawer, ...

OPINION: Attention for extremists is like oxygen. Let's starve them of it, suggests Martin van Beynen.

NZ must stay out of pre-emptive war on North Korea

A protester in the US Pacific territory of Guam makes their feelings clear over the row between America and North Korea. ...

OPINION: A pre-emptive strike against North Korea would be like signing the death warrant for planet Earth.

A space for all Wellingtonians

The view towards the proposed village green in the Shelly Bay development.

OPINION: All of us can benefit from developing Shelly Bay.

Transport a sum of all its parts

A second Terrace tunnel may simply swamp city streets.

OPINION: Housing developments, in the cbd and suburbs, must be near services and public transport.

Culture

Saturday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

In The Wars innovative and captivating

Juliet O'Brien's solo show is an engaging and animated attempt to look at wars from a different perspective.

REVIEW: Juliet O'Brien's solo show is an engaging and animated attempt to look at wars from a different perspective.

NZ Fashion Week's youngest designer

Jayda Fairweather-Ponga's design is a bodysuit with tulle skirt, inspired by a phoenix.

Eleven-year-old hopes her stint at Fashion Week is just the beginning.

Friday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

RNZB puts on sumptuous show

Madeleine Graham and Joseph Skelton play the eponymous star-crossed lovers in the Royal New Zealand Ballet's Romeo and ...

REVIEW: Choreographer Francesco Ventriglia can be justifiably proud of this sweeping achievement.

Capital Life

Piano man Michael Houstoun hits the road

Pianist Michael Houstoun made it on the international stage but chose New Zealand over a career abroad.

Grit and determination are as necessary as a pair of hands if you want to be a soloist, Michael Houstoun tells Bess Manson.

Potters to help homeless

Potter Rebecca Flowerday, Janet Carlyle and Head of Art at Queen Margaret College Paulette Pavelich. Potters throughout ...

"It's that whole idea that you buy a soup bowl to support the soup kitchen."

NZ Fashion Week's youngest designer

Jayda Fairweather-Ponga's design is a bodysuit with tulle skirt, inspired by a phoenix.

Eleven-year-old hopes her stint at Fashion Week is just the beginning.

Pub grub with London Pride

This Lambton Quay establishment has long been an English theme pub, but its latest incarnation – as The Churchill – ...

REVIEW: Churchill is packed at lunchtime, but is it the authentic Cornish pasties or the outstanding tap beer that’s pulling in punters?

A meal made from pests video

A pile of ants ready for serving to diners at The Larder in Miramar, Wellington.

Wellington restaurant creates a fine dining degustation menu featuring as many pests as legally possible.

Sport

Rower braves crocs and hippos

Richard ''Dick'' Arnst photographed while training in Christchurch.

The 1910, Kiwi sculler Dick Arnst defended his world title on the Zambezi River.

Savea requests right wing

Jackson Garden-Bachop will get first crack at playing first five-eighth for Wellington.

Julian Savea has been named to play on Wellington's right wing.

Bracewell among trio of captains

Michael Bracewell is yet to make his Wellington debut but has already been confirmed as the side's Plunket Shield captain.

For the first time, Wellington will have three different captains this season: Michael Bracewell, Hamish Marshall and Hamish Bennett.

Baker and Forsman dominate Taupo trials

Group I winner Lizzie L'Amour impressed at Friday's Taupo trials.

Big guns fire up in Taupo trials.

Life in the NFL: Kiwi Rhett Ellison

Rhett Ellison spent the first five years of his NFL career with the Minnesota Vikings.

In a league where the average player lasts 3 seasons, a man with strong NZ connections is making his mark.

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