Johnsonville Rugby Football Club's Mike Segetin (centre) shows British and Irish Lions' supporters the meaning of Kiwi ...

The red fans are here

Johnsonville is being invaded by red shirts, much to the delight of locals.

Sporting hub for Hutt

Mayor Ray Wallace turns the ceremonial sod to begin stage two of Fraser Park Sportsville.

$12m facelift for park will make it one of the region's premier sporting facilities.

Sexton, Farrell both to start

1:03 PM  Star midfielder Ben Te'o moves to the bench as the Lions pick two playmakers to start second test.

Burglary accused on the run

19 min ago  Te Amo is believed to be in the Kapiti Coast/Wellington area.

Great roaring ripoff

Wellington costs Lions fans $130 a night to park their campervans in the city.

Fans double-booked at stadium

Ticketek apologises, and insists there won't be a hitch for All Blacks game.

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News

Hutt Valley all fog

The view looking north towards Upper Hutt on Thursday, July 29,  around 10am

9 min ago  The Hutt Valley was briefly cloaked in thick fog this morning.

Planet Key musician coming to town video

18 min ago  Planet Key wasn't only an oasis of golf courses and vacations, but a place of ponytail pulling and child poverty.

Upping the ante with fleeing drivers

Fewer cops in Porirua

business

Online resource launched for ratepayers

The Hutt City Council has released a suite of animated videos to help explain various building regulations and other ...

A series of videos commissioned by the Hutt City Council aims to cure ratepayer headaches over building consents.

New owner on Courtenay Place

Jamie Selkirk paid $8.25 million for the buildings between 45 and 55 Courtenay Place.

Oscar-winning film editor James Selkirk has snapped up a slice of Wellington's entertainment district.

No Singapore Airlines inquiry

Singapore Airlines.

Auditor-general won't conduct an inquiry into Wellington City Council's funding agreement of new route.

Guinness toucans popular video

The Guinness toucan was introduced in 1935 on advertising for Irish beer giant Guinness & Co.

Four beer-bearing birds on the former Molly Malone's building are sought after by fans of the Irish pub.

Kiwi app backed by stars video

Actor Ashton Kutcher is one of many investors in Wellington company 8i.

Wellington tech firm launches new app supported by Ashton Kutcher and Madonna's manager Guy Oseary.

Comment

Selling some scientists short

Imagine if we limited the Player of the Year award to rugby backs.  Richie McCaw would have never won it.

OPINION: Social scientists are being shortchanged when it comes to public recognition.

Begging and free speech

Cases in the US have come down on both sides of the question of whether begging constitutes free speech.

OPINION: Begging is troubling, but forcing those who do it from the streets is worse.

High time National cut Barclay loose

Is it time for National to cut loose beleagured MP Todd Barclay?

OPINION: Labour and National can console themselves; they have both been in the gun.

Harry's right to baulk at being king

"Is there any one of the royal family who wants to be King or Queen?" Prince Harry pondered in an interview with ...

OPINION: What we call privilege is just a well-appointed prison.

Party hard, and get Burling

Team New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling, left, and skipper Glenn Ashby dominated their Oracle Team USA rivals.

EDITORIAL: Peter Burling is yachting's hottest property. Team New Zealand need to sign him up, and quickly.

Culture

A celebration of Maori and Pasifika culture

Students at Pomare School practise for the opening night of Polyfest Hutt Valley.

Thousands people are expected to stream through the Walter Nash Centre over the coming week for Polyfest Hutt Valley

Arts take over Wellington CBD

The second ReCut event will take place in Civic Square on Friday, June 30.

ReCut, a new series of free outdoor events in Wellington, bring arts out of theatres and into the public domain

Thursday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Wednesday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

Critics go ape for Weta's War

With its combination of groundbreaking technological wizardry and first-rate storytelling Weta Digital's Planet of the ...

The Kiwi digital special effects house's latest hailed as "the most vital blockbuster in years".

Capital Life

Arts take over Wellington CBD

The second ReCut event will take place in Civic Square on Friday, June 30.

ReCut, a new series of free outdoor events in Wellington, bring arts out of theatres and into the public domain

Sore head for Lions fan

Cliona O'Rourke, from Limerick, Ireland, visited Wellington's cable car on Wednesday.

At least one follower of the touring team was suffering from a big Tuesday night.

Hutt swimming turns 100

Robert Gibb with a plaque commemorating the opening of Riddiford Baths in 1926. The Hutt Swimming Club is appealing for ...

Hutt Swimming Club teams up with documentary maker.

Sci-fi movie bar opens in capital

Moore Wilson's Porirua bottle shop gets in ship-shape.

Get a taste of Beervana, watch the rugby with some brews and go check out some sci-fi flicks.

How good is Charley Noble's winter menu?

Charley Noble turns cabbage and cauliflower into culinary works of art.

Sport

Three in a row?

Mr Mor is unbeaten from two starts in the Hawke's Bay Steeplechase and will chase a third consecutive win this weekend.

He's owned the Hawke's Bay Steeplechase for the last two years and he can claim the hat-trick on Saturday.

Pacquiao to win by decision - judge

Manny Pacquiao, left, and Jeff Horn face off after the official press conference for the WBO Welterweight World ...

Respected Kiwi judge Ian Scott tips experienced Filipino to beat Jeff Horn on Sunday.

Sporting hub for Hutt park

Mayor Ray Wallace turns the ceremonial sod to begin stage two of Fraser Park Sportsville.

A $12 million facelift for a Lower Hutt park will make it one of the region's premier sporting facilities.

Steel dominate Premiership final

Ginna Crampton, Wendy Frew (centre) and Shannon Francois celebrate Premiership success.

 The Southern Steel complete the perfect season with a big win over the Central Pulse.

Pulse should be encouraged

Southern Steel and Central Pulse battle at Stadium Southland Invercargill

Second no disgrace for the Central Pulse, whose best years are still ahead of them.

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