Capital Life

Road rage on the quay

Traffic was at a standstill around Wellington's Customhouse Quay on Friday afternoon after a speeding driver got into an ...

Witness describes high-speed driving through Wellington, followed by an ugly assault.

$100m city apartment boost

By the end of 2018 the $100m Pinnacle apartments, pictured, and the adjacent Victoria St Precinct apartments will bring ...

New complexes will add an extra 1000 resident to inner-city Wellington.

'Exclusive' clubs where NZ's elite meet

Models Jojanneke and Grace flank Sally Ridge at a 2009 Northern Club event.

These invite-only clubs have a long history of providing a hideaway for the rich and powerful.

Jamie Oliver: NZ restaurant 'will happen'

Jamie Oliver in the kitchen with his wife, Jools.

"One of the first priorities will be New Zealand again because we really want to be there."

Cafe Scene

Dumplings are the new sushi

Meyer gouda cheeses are a second generation business.

Jessica Tang has brought the latest dumpling eatery to Wellington.

Review: Louis Sergeant, Wellington

Jardin D'Hive, layers of puff pastry and roasted leek mousse, topped with goat cheese cremeux, crispy leek and confit ...

We'd heard there was a new savoury range of edible artworks.

Restaurant Reviews

Review: Nikau Cafe, Wellington

Chickpea fries at Nikau Cafe, Wellington

The cafe attached to Wellington Art Gallery is a favourite haunt of Wellington's movers and shakers.

Review: Shepherd, Wellington

Shepherd Elliott, left, and Sean Golding, outside Shepherd restaurant in Hannahs Laneway, Wellington.

A taste of… Shepherd, Hannahs Lane, Wellington

capital day

Gypsy traveller arrives in Wellington gallery

Jola Josie put everything in her house truck together herself, from 100 per cent recycled wood.

Jola Josie McDonald has gypsy blood, her mother's spirit - and now a house truck to further her adventures.

Light-up dress delights WoW gallery

Ester is sculpted from cane, with 1000 hand-cut paper petals covering the bodice, and 340 LED lights.

A dress powered by 340 LED lights has taken out the World of WearableArt people's choice award.

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