The cast of Agency, a comedy web series filmed in Wellington which pokes fun at the corporate world. Left to right, Glen Puklowski as Duncan, Samantha Reed as Summer, and Ben Forman as Tom.

Wellington's Mad Men video

10 min ago  Big ideas, big characters, and big blunders: a new web series takes the mickey out of marketing.

$6m for Lundy trials

Taxpayers have spent almost $6m putting double-murderer Mark Lundy behind bars twice.

10 min ago  Taxpayers have spent nearly $6m putting double-murderer Mark Lundy behind bars twice.

Emergency calls unanswered

10 min ago  A surge in 111 calls meant some calls were cut off unanswered at the weekend.

SPCA donation the cat's whiskers

10 min ago  A cat lover has left her $400,000 fortune to kittens in need at the Wellington SPCA.

Phoenix eliminated from playoffs 

Once talked about as potential A-League minor premiers the Wellington Phoenix instead fell at the first playoff hurdle.

Hunt on for police search dog

He's usually the one doing the tracking but this time it's police search dog Thames who's missing.

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PM: Cabinet minister willing to step down over brother

John Key has told the New Zealand Herald says there is no conflict of interest over a Cabinet minister's brother facing indecency charges.

Prime Minister John Key says a Cabinet minister whose brother is facing indecency charges is willing to step down, but he is confident that won't happen.

Panhead's new Canheads

Mike Neilson thinks it's time New Zealanders gave canned beer a second chance.

Harbour gets Samoan language treatment

Wellington woolies wing their way to baby princess

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Panhead's new Canheads

Two of Panhead's new Canhead beer characters, Lola Deville and Johnny Octane.

Mike Neilson thinks it's time New Zealanders gave canned beer a second chance.

Farming smarter not harder

A young Tararua couple reveal how they are keeping their farm system simple.

Photo: Ella Brockelsby. Linda Burges and Jane Bowron at We Love TV - Tuesday 19th March 2013. Ponsonby Central, Auckland, New Zealand. Photo: Ella Brockelsby

Hats off to those who escaped

9 min ago  OPINION: Hilarious names are the only thing to envy at Gloriavale, says 'Chastity Fortitude.'

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Hats off to those who escaped

Photo: Ella Brockelsby. Linda Burges and Jane Bowron at We Love TV - Tuesday 19th March 2013. Ponsonby Central, Auckland, New Zealand. Photo: Ella Brockelsby

9 min ago  OPINION: Hilarious names are the only thing to envy at Gloriavale, says 'Chastity Fortitude.'

Indonesia's history of brutality

9 min ago  OPINION: Indonesia has often been led by corrupt and brutal politicians. Perhaps this is because countries like ours, with our ‘me too’ foreign policy, have condoned Indonesia’s bad behaviour for over 50 years.

Wolf whistling is unacceptable, so why should the victims of it need to alter their behaviour instead of the perpetrators?

Garner: Are manners sexist?

OPINION: I like holding doors open, to me it's a little sign of good manners. Or sexist. You decide.

Culture

Capital grooves for Dance Day

Rafael Ferrer leads Cuban Salsa dancers through Te Papa at Sunday's International Dance Day celebration.

Hundreds got their groove on at Te Papa to celebrate International Dance Day.

Review: Dennis Locorriere

REVIEW: Dennis Locorriere, the voice of Dr Hook, was in fine form but I couldn’t detect an ounce of enthusiasm from the rest of the band.

Conductor and trombonist Christian Lindberg

Review: NZSO, conducted by Christian Lindberg

Clearly this concert didn’t look all that interesting to many NZSO regulars - the house was not very full.

Capital Life

A capital cafe crawl

Midnight Espresso on Cuba street.

Wellington is almost as well-known for its cafe culture as it is for windy weather. We checked it out over a long weekend.

Drink it then sync it

Looking for ways to improve your beer drinking experience? There's an app for that.

Chloe Reeves and those infamous tiger slippers in 2001.

Fame and shame in Wainuiomata

9 min ago  The name Chloe became synonymous with Wainuiomata in 1994.

Sport

Grant still believes Pulse can make the playoffs

It was another night of long faces for Liana Leota and the Central Pulse, following Saturday's loss to the Steel.

With three teams to qualify for the New Zealand conference, you'd expect a side with the Pulse's talent to waltz in.

Swindale Shield: May 2, 2015

Wellington are on a roll in the Swindale Shield, running Avalon ragged at Fraser Park.

Hundreds turn out for Crazyman

Lower Hutt's annual Crazyman multisport race attracted about 400 competitors this year.

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