Capital Life

Rugby fans camp for test

Fans who queued all night witnessed a a particularly bloody match and an All Blacks loss against the 1956 Springboks in Wellington.

Rugby fans camped overnight outside Wellington's Athletic Park ahead of an All Blacks-Springboks test match clash in 1956.

Introducing Tom & Ingrid gallery

Iona & Country Wedding, by Michelle  Fey for Eva Bradley Photography

An emotional reveal on the big day left the groom (and us) all welled up.

Start the day with a pre-work rave video

Bart De Vries, left, and Connor Boyle have started running morning rave parties at the Wellington Rowing club.

Forget overcrowded gyms and frosty morning runs. What you need is a dance party.

NZ Ballet: 60 years of costumes gallery video

02062015 news photo: Rhiannon McConnell/Fairfax NZ: Technical director Andrew Lees says thousands of Royal New Zealand Ballet costumes have been kept over the years

Skeletons, guns, swords and a giant crocodile, all in an unassuming Upper Hutt warehouse.

Cafe Scene

Carmen's bid to be capital's first lady

Bob Jones with his Wellington mayoral candidate Carmen Rupe, pictured in 1988.

Wellington's mayoral race was given a shot in the arm by the entry of flamboyant drag queen Carmen in 1977.

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.

Restaurant Reviews

French chef impresses the judges

Jano Bistro.

A closer look at the Wellington winners from the Cuisine Good Food Awards.

Not a happy union

One Thing to Try
Choo Chee Salmon

 A Thai-Kiwi crossover menu misses the mark when it strays from its origins.

capital day

Too many tutus to party

The Nutcracker Open House director Deirdre Tarrant has pictures of how Kelburn looked in the past in her home.

Nutcracker show director Deirdre Tarrant is ready for a celebration.

On the Rock 'n' Roll Train ride

AC/DC members, from left, Cliff Williams, Stevie Young, Angus Young, Chris Slade and Brian Johnson.

What it's like to work with AC/DC for 34 years?

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