Capital Life

Kiwi Summer winners

'Bit of a troublemaker'

Splashing around in the sun proved a winning formula in our Canon Kiwi Summer photo competition.

Porirua taniwha weaves spell

Weaver Kohai Grace is creating a taniwha to go on display at Porirua Aquatic Centre on Waitangi Day.

War stories make for compelling reading

Soldiers' stories often start and end at railway stations, and Allan Dodson's own labour of love is no exception.

Walkers get beery crafty

Wellington brew tour more stroll than crawl

Craft beer enthusiasts set to guide their first walking tour of popular, inner-city breweries and bars.

Kiwi Summer: Lucky last

'Yellow Carpet' wins our final lucky draw

Here's our fifth lucky draw winner. Tomorrow: The top 3 pics are revealed.

What Year Are You? Buy it!

Museum of Wellington City & Sea is offering each of the past 150 years for sale in an effort to expand.

Jamie's dinners

Popular chef bringing his cuisine to the Capital

Diners will soon be chowing down Jamie Oliver's dishes in the heart of Wellington.

Studio wants to keep improving lives

Art studio wants to keep changing lives

Vincents Art Workshop changes lives, but a lack of funding could see it close after 30 years.

Absolutely dotty

Makeover for city laneway

Bond St in central Wellington has a new look - it's gone completely dotty.

Summer Pix: Time to vote

Help us pick a photo winner

Vote for your favourite photos to help find the winner of the Canon Kiwi Summer People's Choice Award.

Yank tanks on track to thrill

Trentham race course will humming with the sounds of different horses this weekend.

Bucket fountain love song makes splash

Comedian and singer Geraldine Quinn returns to Welly with an ode to a bizarre and beloved landmark.

Saved from the deep-fryer

Shark freed from fishing line

Wellington's blue shark is has hook embedded in it after a brief flirtation with a fishing rod.

A most neighbourly lot in Tawa

Wellington suburb of Tawa the most "neighbourly" in New Zealand, with more than 1100 residents joining the website.

Shark in Wellington harbour

Beautiful 1-2m predator makes capital home

People have been warned not to get too close to a Blue Shark seen in a Wellington Lagoon.

Vets take the lead from top dog

Wellington's Central Vet Hospital is facing some big changes - not that its patients will notice much.

Hats off to cup day

The jewel in the Wellington Racing Club's crown had plenty of sparkle over the weekend.

Win big with Kiwi Summer

Last chance to send in your summery snaps

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Our Kiwi Summer our summer pix competition draws to a close at midnight. Be in quick to enter you photos.

Nitro Circus firing on all cylinders

Wellingtonians witness a world record, an inflatable elephant and a flying bathtub when the Nitro Circus rolled into town.

Mast-er of the airwaves

Titahi Bay radio mast has broadcast news of wars, mankind on the Moon, and the Queen's coronation.

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