Capital Life

Ridley the turtle recovering video

Ridley the endangered sea turtle is eating and gaining strength at Wellington Zoo.

Ridley the injured turtle has recovered enough to move to Auckland next week.

Brothers celebrate 50 years in Cuba St store

Cuba St Fruit Mart owners and brothers, from left, Lucky, Wally and  Magan Dayal.

The three Dayal brothers have stuck together through a lot of changes in Wellington's Cuba St.

Switch to wholefoods cured ills

Buffy-Ellen Gill's Mango and tumeric cheesecake

A plant-based diet gave a new lease of life to food writer Buffy-Ellen Gill.

Sirocco back at Zealandia video

Sirocco, one of only 125 living kakapo, gets acquainted with his new enclosure at Zealandia.

The flightless parrot, whose amorous antics made him a YouTube star, returns to civilisation to see his public.

Cafe Scene

From the menu

Risotto from Palmerston North's Nero Bar

A risotto so creamy and delicious the recipe had to be shared.

Veggies the heroes on chef plates

Award-winning vegetarian dish by Maclean Fraser.

Once upon a time veggie dishes came on request, now chefs are frequently required to cater for limited eaters.

Restaurant Reviews

'Maybe he's not that into you'

Waiting for that bended knee romantic proposal?

OPINION: Dear Jaquie, I've been waiting for a proposal for five years. Help!

It's all about the burgers

Last year's Burger Wellington champs, Charley Noble is back with a seafood delight, the Ebisu Burger.

The quest for the perfect burger is a capital idea.

capital day

Capital puts on a show for 150th video

Wellington's 150-year celebrations feature a light and sound show at Parliament, which will run until Monday night.

Wellingtonians turned out in droves to celebrate the city's 150th year as our nation's capital.

Evita takes Wellington stage

Matt Pike as Che, Chris Crowe (centre) as Juan Peron and Heather Wilcock as Eva Peron star in the upcoming production of Evita in Wellington.

Hit musical Evita will be performed in Wellington in November.

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