Neighbours complain that they regularly see freedom campers getting dressed in public, doing their laundry and cleaning ...

Evans Bay camper trouble

Freedom campers doing laundry and getting dressed in public, say neighbours.

Hitch in Basin plans?

Concept drawings of new apartment block on Hania St, which has been granted resource consent by Wellington City Council.

Consent for Wellington apartments may hinder possible solutions to traffic woes.

Featherston's identity crisis

It's a town that doesn't officially have a name. Now that's about to change.

Quake jolts central NZ

Short and sharp 3.8 magnitude earthquake near Lower Hutt rattled Wellington.

Wairarapa: home of the good oil video

It's olive oil's new international hot spot after dominating NZ awards.

Rental WOF slow to take off

Only two landlords have applied since Wellington scheme launched six weeks ago.

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News

Road repairs frustrate

Partial closures to the Saddle Rd mean Tararua resident Judy Edmonds has to spend an extra half an hour in the car each ...

A Tararua resident's time with her dying father has been limited by road closures.

TransDev sorry for splitting mum, kids

Train company says sorry to mum after closing train doors left young kids stranded on platform.

'Novel science' gets Lundy video

Athletics thriving at Titahi Bay

business

CricHQ bowled over

CricHQ founder Simon Baker.

Cricket scoring app, part owned by former Black Caps captains placed into receivership after failing to attract new investment.

Hitch in Basin plans?

Concept drawings of new apartment block on Hania St, which has been granted resource consent by Wellington City Council.

Consent for Wellington apartments may hinder possible solutions to traffic woes.

Few jobs for building apprentices

Palmerston North carpentry apprentice Callum Bryson says apprentices may have more luck finding work in the regions.

Despite worker shortages, fewer construction companies are reluctant to take on apprentices.

Six ways to boost Wellington

Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency interim chief executive Derek Fry says the agency tried in the past to ...

Economic agency plans to make the region a centre for big events.

Capital bucks house trend

Wellington's housing market is bucking the national trend, which is being dragged down by Auckland.

Property price rises have weakened nationally - but not in Wellington.

Comment

Firearms fear and loathing unneeded

A snapshot of some of the items for sale at a Militaria Auction.

OPINION: Our laws are among the best in the world, recognising the risk is the person, not the gun.

A feminism of sorts

Activist Linda Sarsour regards head-covering as a perfectly normal and non-oppressive practice.

OPINION: Progressive voices on reform and gender equality in the Muslim world are being drowned out, says Ali Shakir.

Struggling with forensic science

Mark Lundy during his 2015 retrial. His case is before the Court of Appeal.

OPINION: The veracity of forensic science will also be under scrutiny during Mark Lundy's Court of Appeal proceedings.

Ngaruroro needs protection

Forest & Bird Freshwater Advocate Annabeth Cohen

OPINION: WCOs can go hand in hand with thriving agricultural economies, says Forest & Bird.

Peters and The Twelfth of Never

Winston Peters missing his October 12 deadline reminds Jane Bowron of a song.

OPINION: Winston Peters missing his October 12 deadline reminds Jane Bowron of a song.

Culture

Ten of the NZ Fest's best

John Collins and Elevator Repair Service  bring Ernest Hemingway's 1926 classic novel, The Sun Also Rises, to the stage ...

From David Byrne to a modern Irish version of Swan Lake, these are the undoubted highlights of next year's NZ Festival.

Historic house opens door

Antrim House, on Boulcott St, will be open to the public on Labour Day

Students are leading tours of Antrim House for Wellington City Heritage Week.

Tuesday'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.

Elemeno P back after 10 years

Elemeno P is set to return to Homegrown with new music in 2018.

The Homegrown time machine has been activated: Dave Dobbyn, Elemeno P and Fat Freddy's are all back.

Monday'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.

Capital Life

Just So Festival on the march

Wellington's Dancing and Drinking Society will be a headlining act at the Just So Festival in Kaitoke in February.

Wellington's Dancing and Drinking Society will be a headlining act at the Just So Festival in Kaitoke in February.

Top 10 Wellington events

Jane Campion's The Piano has been re-worked for the Royal New Zealand Ballet.

A whole lot of top-drawer culture is about to descend on the capital.

Mystery hut 'cost $200 to build'

The largest of the huts is more than two metres high with thick, dirt walls.

"Builder" comes forward to say main hut on Mt Vic took him about a year to create.

Marine radio can be a life saver

Maritime officer Matt Wood calls for help via VHF marine radio during a Safer Boating Week event in Wellington recently.

Boaties urged to always have a waterproof radio to call for help.

School's 150 years of success

The very smartly dressed Wellington College first XV rugby team from 1884.

Jubilee celebrations are underway at Wellington College to mark 150 years of educating young Wellingtonians.

Sport

25,000 All Whites tickets sold

All Whites fans show their support during their recent World Cup qualifier against the Solomon Islands.

Football's big day in Wellington on track for a full house as ticket sales run hot on first day of pre-sale.

Lizzie L'Amour to miss Caulfield Cup

New Zealand mare Lizzie L'Amour will not run in this weekend's rich Caulfield Cup.

No Caulfield Cup for luckless Lizzie L'Amour but Melbourne Cup dream still alive.

Levin's 'field of dreams'

Horowhenua Kāpiti Cricket Association chief executive Dave O'Brien in the Basil Netten Centre at Donnelly Park, Levin.

Cricket fans know of Eden Park and the Basin Reserve. But what about Donnelly Park in Levin?

Marowa starts again with Tasman

After spending the entire preseason with the Wellington Phoenix, Tinashe Marowa has returned to Tasman United.

Tinashe Marowa reveals why he returned to Tasman United after spending the entire preseason with the Phoenix.

Rams draw first blood

Daniel Schrivers was a standout sevens' player for the Upper Hutt Rams  in the first leg of the American Ambassador's ...

Defending Wellington sevens' rugby champs got their new campaign off in style.

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