Wellington's Lambton Quay in the 1990s.

A look back at '90s Wellington gallery

Old photos provide a glimpse back in time to the capital city in the early 1990s.

Great roaring ripoff

Lions fan Noel Geraghty said his trip around New Zealand had been going well until he came to Wellington.

Wellington stings 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.

Marae founder dies after illness

Moves afoot to have, Bruce Stewart, founder of Island Bay's marae, buried on site.

Anaesthetist fined over C-section

First-time mum kicked surgeon, and her requests for pain relief were ignored.

Street rapist jailed

Man who raped a drunk girl says life spiralled into drugs after Wellington dad was killed.

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News

LOTR producer buys Capital buildings

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11:45 PM  A slice of Wellington's Courtenay Place has become film producer James Selkirk's latest project.

Water woes push up rates

Napier faces a 5 per cent rates hike as the city spends more on its water supply.

Boards at court too revealing

Digital school shakeup

business

LOTR producer buys Capital buildings

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A slice of Wellington's Courtenay Place has become film producer James Selkirk's latest project.

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.

First home dream alive in Wairarapa

First home buyer Jessie Pottinger stands outside her house in Featherston

Wairarapa housing prices a killer for first home buyers? Not necessarily.

Comment

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.

The joys of garlic

The postwar English housewife was as likely to cook with garlic as she was with arsenic.

OPINION: There was not a clove of garlic in sight when Joe Bennett was growing up. Then he went to Spain.

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.

Culture

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".

Kiwi love stories make a mark

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

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

Tuesday's crossword solutions

Crosswords

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

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.

Capital Life

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.

Lions fans make capital purr gallery

English fans Patsy Marron and David Tayler with Irish fans Dee Devine  and Steven Gilmore in the fanzone on the ...

Wellington was a sea of red, and the pubs were heaving, before Hurricanes game.

Sport

Relieved Steel dominate Premiership final

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

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

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.

Fans double-booked at stadium

Several fans caught up in a ticket gaffe missed seeing Rory Best lead the British and Irish Lions out at Westpac Stadium ...

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

Council u-turn on turf fees

Wellington City Council has voted not to go ahead with a fee increase for its synthetic sports fields, such as Island ...

Good news for sports clubs as Wellington City Council puts a freeze on fees for synthetic fields.

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.

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