Denny Hulme developed his love of cars as a youngster working at the one and only garage in Motueka.

'Reluctant' motor-racing champion

Our only F1 champion, Denny Hulme, took his fame in his stride.

'Change' for all NZ video

Labour's immigration policy survived coalition negotiations, Jacinda Ardern says.

Jacinda Ardern has revealed the new government's stance on migration, capitalism and "meaningful change".

Popular mini-train returns

Porirua's only mini-train will get a new lease on life this Labour weekend.

Lions too tough for Taniwha

Wellington impress in comfortable championship semifinal win over Northland.

 The Campaigner

When Evangelia Henderson was first touched by breast cancer, she was too young to understand. Now, she won't stop fighting it.

The Hutt's quiet achiever

Upper Hutt's mayor and council one year on from the local government election.

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Police rammed after mammoth chase

The driver did not stop for flashing lights.

10:11 PM  Teen occupant of car refused to stop for close to 100km, leading police on chase through two cities and two districts.

Rain on roads for weekend's end

Bad weather expected for heaviest traffic zones, with police urging motorists to take extra care.

Titan of Tokelauans in NZ

New faces and change


PFI buys bunch of industrial properties for $69.5m

Savills industrial real estate broker Ben Dwan.

Savills is pleased with the deal it swung to sell nine properties to NZX-listed PFI.

Property sector paramount says Connal Townsend

Property Council of New Zealand chief executive Connal Townsend is worried about immigration restrictions.

The Property Council has set out its initial analysis of the new coalition government.

Tourism industry labour concerns

Queenstown is in line for a big financial windfall if Winston Peters gets traction for his idea of passing GST to the ...

The tourism industry is fairly relaxed about the change of Government, but remains nervous about any cuts in temporary migrant labour and will continue to push for more infrastructure funding.

Housing stock next challenge

Mayor Ray Wallace is confident the Cross Valley Link, leaking Seaview with State Highway Two, will one day be built.
He ...

A year after the election we take a look at how Hutt City is doing.

Migration dips, tourism up

Kiwis took 2.79m overseas trips in the September year, up 10 per cent.

Annual net migration has taken a dip while tourism continues to grow.


The accidental prime minister video

Jacinda Ardern's government is promising big.

OPINION: Jacinda Ardern has 100 days to show her Government is no accident, or accident waiting to happen.

South Island voice weakened

Capitalism? Well I certainly know how to capitalise on a situation.

OPINION: The South Island's leverage has been weakened by having NZ First in Government, writes Martin van Beynen.

Democracy Peters out

NZ First leader Winston Peters has been a egotistical ringmaster making a circus of the media and democracy.

OPINION: The kowtowing to Winston Peters by the major parties is an affront to democracy.

Democracy at risk over housing

Hutt City councillor Chris Milne lives in a large property in Normandale. He favours changing the rules around housing ...

OPINION: A Hutt City councillor offers support for generation rent in the housing debate.

Council housing proposal steals light

Des Darby is urging caution over proposed changes to Lower Hutt's District Plan.

OPINION: Hutt residents urged to consider changes to housing rules carefully. 


Saturday's crossword solutions

Solutions to the Dominion Post's back-page puzzle.

Solutions to The Dominion Post's back-page crossword puzzle can be found here.

Audience kept spellbound

Hosting the show is Scotland’s Colin Cloud.  He recently appeared on America’s Got Talent with his performance gaining ...

REVIEW: A quintet of magicians brought a night of magic to Wellington.

Friday's crossword solutions

Solutions to the Dominion Post's back-page puzzle.

Solutions to The Dominion Post's back-page crossword puzzle can be found here.

A Scottish mentalist read my mind video

Colin Cloud has honours in forensic investigation, now he performs as a magic show.

It feels like a violation to have someone enter your mind. It's frustrating and confusing but also awe-inspiring.

Concert for communities united by grief

About 150,000 tonnes of coal plummeted down onto Pantglas Junior School in Wales on October 21, 1966,

Two mining disasters, on opposite sides of the world, will be remembered in a full choir concert on Labour Day.

Capital Life

Titan of Tokelauans in NZ

Ineleo and Ian Prior on a ship to Tokelau, Apia, for the first epidemiologists' visit to Nukunonu, Tokelau, in the late ...

Ineleo Henry Nonu Tuia helped create closer relations between Tokelau and NZ.

Popular mini-train returns

The Aotea Lagoon train was decommissioned two years ago, but Porirua City Council project manager Philip Royle, left, ...

Porirua's only mini-train will get a new lease on life this Labour weekend.

Well this is unorthodox

Pickle & Pie had its genesis in a holiday tour of New York's sit-down delis four years ago.

They're not always kosher, but the offerings at New York-style deli Pickle & Pie have customers queuing out of the door. David Burton is a convert.

Putting a spell on the capital

Spanish magician Hector Mancha is known for his award-winning act featuring card magic and manipulation.

Magicians from across the globe are in town for the premiere of an ensemble magic show.

Review: Yum cha in Lower Hutt

Delicious pork dumplings at The Riddiford Hotel, Lower Hutt.

There's no need to head in to the CBD for excellent yum cha.


Kiwi's $3.26m Boom Time video

Cory Parish celebrates winning the Caulfield Cup aboard rank outsider Boom Time.

Bonneval lame again but young NZ jockey shocks Australian racing with massive upset.

Lions too tough for Taniwha

Jackson Garden-Bachop, left, and Julian Savea were to the fore as Wellington played their way into Friday's championship ...

Wellington impress in comfortable championship semifinal win over Northland.

Another Kiwi champion?

Scott Seamer, who has ridden Group I winners on both sides of the Tasman, believes Bonneval will win the Caulfield Cup.

He's part of New Zealand racing history and this Australian jockey believes another Kiwi star can deliver at Caulfield.

Pinehurst chills inspire Anstiss

US-based golfer James Anstiss is back in New Zealand and says a local winner of next week's big Asia-Pacific Amateur ...

Back from his US base, James Anstiss is confident a New Zealand golfer can book Masters and Open berths next week.

Positive spin on $81k loss

Cricket Wellington chief executive Cam Mitchell.

Commercial revenue down by $100k and Wellington board chair says Melbourne Stars visit partly to blame.

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