Capital Life

Boy's helping best friend

Ngaire Mansfield with her son Baxter and his assistance dog Lacey. Behind are father Jeremy with Jamie and Austin.

A dog has changed life for the Mansfield family.

Catitude in cabs gallery video

The SPCA's Jorja Bennetts and Uber driver Stewart Hendaryo will be out and about making kitten playtime deliveries around Wellington on Friday to promote pet adoption.

Craving a cuddle with a cute feline? Uber will deliver some to your office for a small SPCA donation.

Severe wind for Wellington, Wairarapa

Al Nisbet/Fairfax NZ

Wellington and south Wairarapa will be blasted by wind gusts up to 130kmh.

Award commemorates a life in speech, drama

The first Berywn Gibbons Award was presented to Toi Whakaari graduate  Ella Hope-Higginson, right, by Berwyn's daughter Rosemary Gibbons.

Berwyn Gibbon's legacy of fostering speech and drama talent has stepped up a notch.

Cafe Scene

Free brekkie inspires kind acts

A note left at a Wellington cafe by a stranger who paid for a group of gobsmacked diners' breakfasts.

Mystery Wellington woman has started a cycle of kindness after shouting breakfast for five strangers at a local cafe.

From the Menu: Against the odds

Gipps Street Deli spinach quiche.

A chef was told his feta and spinach quiche would never set, but it has been a staple of his cafe menu for five years.

Restaurant Reviews

The Arborist nails it

The Arborist.

The fare, service and atmosphere at The Arborist is anything but wooden.

Italian on the cheap

One thing to try: Zabaglione

Say a prayer for some authenticity at Vatican.

capital day

Young ones bring nature back

The moa surrounded by children at the Imagine My City launch.

Ahead of next week's climate conference in Paris, Wellington children make plans closer to home.

Modern dancer wins two nationals

Ngaere Jenkins tears up the stage at the 39th national young performer of the year awards.

Ngaere Jenkins started dancing later than most, but she's already dancing her competitors under the table.

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