Police 'walk mile in their shoes' to raise awareness
A group of Wellington police staff have found that the art of walking in high heels is harder than it looks.
The Wellington Batucada band could be drumming and whistling their way to next year's Womad festival.
Forget the Ranfurly Shield - there's a more prestigious prize on the line.
What started as a protest against the Wellington inner-city bypass has turned into an international publishing business for two ex-pats.
Irish musician coming into Aotearoa blind
What Irish singer-songwriter Mick Flannery knows about New Zealand could be captured on a postcard - but perhaps one day we may hear it in a song.
Elderly fitness junkie's 32-year dedication
This jazzercise lover was born in the Jazz Age - meet Wellington's 90-year-old gym bunny.
An estimated 4000 Wellingtonians are expected to make the trip north this month for the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge - and some are bound to slip up.
Cardboard 'buddies' raise awareness of child abuse
Wellington will play host to hundreds of life-size cardboard children on Friday, as the fourth annual Buddy Day kicks off.
Hidden community to open twice weekly
"A lot of Wellingtonians get the feeling that no-one lives here - that this place is uninhabited."
Comedian's last show before heading to Hollywood
What We Do in the Shadows' Cori Gonzalez-Macuer goes from Wellywood to Hollywood.
Soap star doc joins ukulele orchestra
Soap star Amanda Billing has ditched her doctor's coat for a ukulele.
This dad won't let paralysis stop him running
Thirty-four years ago, at the age of 16, a brain bleed paralysed the left half of Richard Warwick's body.
One post-grad student is doing his part to raise awareness of mental health with a fund-raising walk.
Catch up with Aussie comedian Chopper, who is returning to our shores with a new show.
Canine costumes becoming popular
The annual "Howl-O-Ween" costume contest is gaining traction as dressing up one's pooch becomes increasingly popular.
Hiria Davies was first person to go down Wainuiomata's hydroslide - fully clothed and wielding a broom at the time.
MKR semifinalists hope for Laotian flavour range
Dai Phonevilay and Dal Philavong have plans for a new brand, but first they must focus on My Kitchen Rules.
Six Barrel's open evenings a movable feast
Dixon St cafe Six Barrel Soda Co is now dishing up fine southern fare in a once-a-week pop-up menu.
Nicodemus is a secret weapon in Lamb & Calf Day
"He does tricks. He can jump. And he can kick his back legs."
NZ's first refugees join Polish celebration
Seventy years ago, 733 Polish children arrived in Wellington Harbour as NZ's first official refugees.
St Patrick's College breaks long tradition, anoints two former students as joint "old boys of the year".
One hundred years ago, the Wellington Town Hall became a hub of shirt-sewing for soldiers of World War I.
Wings of treasured memories add a final WOW
Design featuring hundreds of photos from the public closes out 2014 World of WearableArt season.
A photograph of a dashing young man in military garb, armed with gun and a moustache, topped a 1975 article in The Sports Post newspaper.
If you were to sum up the quintessential Wellington couple, then Steve Goodman and Maura Rigby would be it.
For Fraser Hoffe, art is more than just a hobby - it's helped him construct a life through tougher times.
Laurie Sanders' retirement plan did not involve bowls, gardening or pottery, but creation of a village market.
Greyhound transfusion saves poisoned poodle
Former racing greyhound's blood now runs through veins of Charlie the poodle.
Jesus Christ apparently turned water into wine. Now a Wellington man turns beer into sewing machines.
Australian artist Christian Thompson will be taking up residence at one of Wellington's most desirable spots.
Former All Black Sir John Kirwan is journeying even further into the darkness with his latest book.
Weta Digital and Weta Workshop are marking 20 years of creatively bringing fantastical creatures to life.
Fair Bake tart earns mum a pastry experience
Homework assignment has turned into baking success for a Wellington mum.
A Korean artist is being reborn as a Wellingtonian.
A university sustainability project has become a popular green activity "Social Lab".
Group tries to get off the ground
Some Wellingtonians are hoping for high flying feats, seeking funding for a $25,000 permanent trapeze.
In a vault in the centre of Wellington, escape is the name of the game as willing participants are locked up.
A team of Wellington engineering students are hoping Bolt the robot has what it takes to beat the Aussies.
For Annabelle Tye, her dog Dougal is so much more than a best friend.
A suitcase filled with postcards and letters tells the the story of a young World War I soldier.
Like many teens, Matt Wilson fills in free time with sport, music, mates and homework - but unlike most, he has also led a $115,000 aid mission to a Pacific island.
Even after seven months of performances, The Duffy Theatre performers are still full of energy.
Mark Rayment is looking forward to surrounding himself with a young cast for the latest production of The Sound of Music.
'GigaMayor' rap seeks internet speed boost
Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett goes topless in rap video "GigaMayor" to speed up Porirua's internet.
A sustainable-living organisation is making free curtains as part of outreach scheme to warm up Wellington.
Kids ditch sugar for Wellington's health
Five young Wellingtonians resisted sugar for months in a bid to raise money for Wellington Free Ambulance.
Cameron stresses the importance of family
Film director James Cameron says being a dad has aided in the creation of memorable fantasy worlds.
Up close and cuddly with a rare creature
Wellington Zoo is launching a new Close Encounters programme this month, with its ruffed lemurs.
Wellington diving star Anton Jenkins will take a leap at Junior World Diving Championships in Russia.
The German Film Festival this year will showcase 25 recent-release subtitled films from varying genres.