Five Boroughs' "turducken down" burger has sold more than 2000 servings since August 12.

Last-chance burgers in Welly

Just when you thought WOAP was over - these restaurants still have their burgers on the go.

Road island or hazard?

This traffic island has been put in the middle of a Lower Hutt road as part of a housing development.

6:45 PM  Motorists enraged as concrete island appears in the middle of busy road.

Now that's an eternity ring video

6:49 PM  Kaye Gates' engagement ring turns up - 28 years after it was stolen.

Light shed on traffic confusion video

6:17 PM  Traffic lights for Wellington's most puzzling intersection - thanks to pedestrians' petition.

Hundreds farewell du Fresne

7:08 PM  "Organised, disciplined" broadcaster helped to script his own funeral.

No cellphones till lunchtime

7:42 PM  They're deemed a distraction in class, and a safety risk in the hallways.

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News

Leggett's $27m devolution plan

Nick Leggett has promised to give Wellington's communities a greater say in decision-making if he wins the mayoralty.

7:43 PM  Wellington mayoral candidate says he will give communities $1m a year to spend how they want.

Napier crash victim in ICU

7:12 PM  The man who crashed into a building on Sunday evening is a "serious condition".

Roseneath fence fiasco could be repeated

Pitbull freed from death row

business

Women-only gyms split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it's happening.

Orbit House for sale

Wellington's Orbit House is 65 per cent of the new building standard (NBS).

Orbit House in Dixon St is on the market.

SuchCrowd head to Melbourne

SuchCrowd co-founders, from left,Tin Htoo Aung, Jacob Manning and Abbe Hyde, will start operating their business, which ...

Crowdsourcing entertainment platform SuchCrowd is starting up in Melbourne.

Tempers flare at hospice meeting

Owen St resident Nick Granville tries to get an answer from Mary Potter Hospice's Devon Diggle over the proposed ...

Residents fire up at meeting to discuss a Wellington apartment block plan.

Wellington's 'Ponsonby' hub

The site of the former Greytown Four Square store and adjoining land, which was developed into new retail spot, is on ...

The "most sophisticated retail property ever built in the Wairarapa" is up for grabs.

Comment

Garner: A solution for sex offenders

Placing a sex offender near Maungaraki School proves Corrections needs a total overhaul of how they handle these cases.

Community fury at sex offenders living in their street is understandable - but we can't allow mob justice to take over.

Bank should keep cutting

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler says cutting interest rates too fast could see an "unsustainable surge in growth".

OPINION: The sweet spot for the official cash rate could be substantially lower even than its current 2 per cent

Catching fish but not value

Perhaps it's time for the creation of a stand-alone government agency for fisheries, with stronger oversight by ...

OPINION: The quota management system (QMS) has failed.

The demands of dementia care

Giving up control over your parent who has lost all control, and giving that control to strangers, is a hard baton to ...

OPINION: Caring for a glass-half empty person hard for family and professionals

The retail run-around

It doesn't matter whether you're buying online or in store, you can still face hurdles.

OPINION: With the opening of David Jones in Wellington, the retail sector has come under a bit of scrutiny.

Culture

Post a simple but affecting story

No Post on Sundayis an original and fascinating story around neighbourhoods and communities.

REVIEW: No Post On Sunday is full of quirky humour

The pride of the Woosters

Joseph Chance, right, and Matthew Carter are  Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense.

British actor-writer Robert Goodale discusses bringing P.G. Wodehouse's classic literary characters to life.

Album Review: Joan Baez, 75th Birthday Celebration

Joan Baez's 75th Birthday Celebration album is out now.

REVIEW: A fine and intimate set that doesn't expand a legendary singer's standing.

Landscapes captured in watercolour

Alan Collins will find an outdoor vantage point then  paint what he sees,

Landscapes brought to life in watercolour

Te Papa’s getting bugged

Ruud "The Bug Man" Kleinpaste is bringing his creepy crawly bug lab to Te Papa.

Te Papa announces a new creepy-crawly collaboration with Weta Workshop.

Capital Life

Last-chance burgers in Welly

Five Boroughs' "turducken down" burger has sold more than 2000 servings since August 12.

Just when you thought WOAP was over - these restaurants still have their burgers on the go.

Women-only gyms split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it's happening.

Poetry and policy

At 72, Johnson is one of the oldest mayoral candidates, but brings a lifetime of experience in public policy. He reckons ...

Keith Johnson promises common sense and prudent policy if elected Wellington's mayor.

4 ways to cut food waste

Duck liver parfait with donut holes.

Lessons from the All Taste No Waster dinner.

Cherry beer's sweet back story

Pete Gillespie, co-owner of Garage Project, which has collaborated with Karma Cola to produce cherry-flavoured Lola.

The story behind Lola

Sport

Barrett ignored big offers for NZ deal video

All Blacks first five-eighth Beauden Barrett.

NZ Rugby boss heaps praise on rising All Blacks first five as the No 10 re-signs until 2019.

Tough weekend for Wellington football

Miramar Rangers' Tim Schaeffers cuts a disappointed figure after losing to Birkenhead United in the Chatham Cup semifinals.

Miramar Rangers knocked out of Chatham Cup, while Upper Hutt City go down by a solitary goal to defending women's Knockout Cup champs.

Birkenhead through to Chatham Cup final

Birkenhead's Ethan Galbraith celebrates scoring the decisive third goal against Miramar Rangers on Sunday.

A late goal to Ethan Galbraith sealed Birkenhead's win, while Waitakere City were rampant against Three Kings United.

Hi tech behind our athletes

Paralympic swimmer Cameron Leslie has just been fitted with new state of the art prosthetic legs in the lead-up to the ...

Advances in artificial limb technology will boost some of our 29 Paralympians' medal chances at Rio in September.

It's back to reality as Smith returns from Rio

Kelsey Smith in action during the Olympic Games semifinal against eventual champions Great Britain.

She may have returned home without a medal but Kelsey Smith has described her first Olympic Games experience as "one of the funnest things I've ever done."

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