Capital Life

My Secret Wellington

Elizabeth Connor, TED wellington speaker

Elizabeth Connor is a meditating scientist.

Towering Titahi Bay radio mast revolutionised radio

Titahi Bay's 213-metre radio mast towers over its transmitting station, and the suburb, in the late 1960s.

Titahi Bay's giant radio mast cemented the foundations for Radio New Zealand in 1937.

NZ's biggest board game convention

Board game fan Ceedee Doyle is organising Wellycon, New Zealand's largest board gaming convention.

Put down the controllers and pick up some dice at Wellycon this weekend.

Alternative therapies bring cancer hope

Weta Workshop costume designer Claire Prebble has received vitamin C, ozone and hyperthermia therapy.

Public donations of $94,000 allowed a Kiwi designer to seek alternative treatment overseas.

Cafe Scene

Trading Sotheby's for soul food

Laura Greenfield at Sotheby's Cafe kitchen.

A former head chef at Sotheby's cafe in London is bringing seasonal flavours to her Wellington eatery.

Sign language menu tests guests

Sarah Hitchings orders her meal in New Zealand Sign Language at CQ Restaurant using a dictionary app. To her left, CQ Hotel general manager Olivier Lacoua browses the sign language menu.

CQ Restaurant in Cuba St has launched a New Zealand Sign Language menu where guests sign to order their meal. Talia Carlisle tested her knowledge during New Zealand Sign Language Week.

Restaurant Reviews

Malaysian classic still serves value

One thing to try ... Satay Kajang

REVIEW: Satay Kajang's still a solid player in the Capital scene.

White trash, sugary heaven, y'all

The griddle cakes at Celie's Cafe are a must.

Celie's Cafe serves up a (very) sweet side of humour

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NZ's biggest board game convention

Board game fan Ceedee Doyle is organising Wellycon, New Zealand's largest board gaming convention.

Put down the controllers and pick up some dice at Wellycon this weekend.

Remembering The Berry Boys

Animations by Tim Gibson, which feature in The Berry Boys, to screen as part of the Documentary Edge Festival 2015.

A box of plate glass negatives discovered by chance in Wellington has spurred an award-wining documentary.

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