Capital Life

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.

$400,000 waterfront changing shed?

Thrill-seekers taking the plunge from Wellington's waterfront jump platform  could get a place to change out of their wet togs.

People who leap from the jump platform could get a place to change out of their togs.

Wellington's Bresolin dynasty begins with a pizza slice

Restaurateur Remiro Bresolin in 1999.

With a flourish of a chequered tablecloth, a flamboyant Italian made Wellington a foodie mecca.

My Secret Wellington - Robin Greenberg, film maker

Robin Greenberg - Her film Return of the Free China Junk is in the NZ International film Festival.

Robin Greenberg, whose film features in the New Zealand International Film Festival, shares her top spots in Wellington.

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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