Wellington Zoo chief executive Karen Fifield shares her holiday plans.
Wellington Deputy Mayor Justin Lester shares his holiday plans.
A bit of Kiwi ingenuity is helping people keep track of their sunglasses.
Capital Day has a $500 voucher to give away.
Wellington's waterfront will be dotted with trucks selling affordable food this summer, from Sichuan specialties to empanadas and sandwiches.
Teresa Bergman returns home a star
Teresa Bergman started writing songs when she was 9, sang in award-winning barbershop quartets from 14, and made it into the finals of 2005's New Zealand Idol at 18.
Spreading Christmas cheer to the needy
Santa hasn't forgotten those families whose cupboards are bare in the leadup to Christmas.
Diners are being asked to think about those less fortunate when they eat out this festive season.
Their Spiegeltent of circus, comedy and burlesque will be in Wellington for one more week.
New Zealand’s largest and most awarded gym chain is giving Wellington workers the chance to work out and get fit in the brand new Les Mills Lambton Quay
If all cakes looked as grotesque as Christine Jeffery's Goblin King, waistlines everywhere would probably be better off.
Girl's plea saves wayward cypress
A little girl's tearful plea has unknotted the red tape of local government, proving that even the most bureaucratic of institutions can have a heart.
They went from humble beginnings at Tawa College to winning gold at the barbershop world championships - now the Musical Island Boys are coming home.
Workshop, gym, brothel, now it's a microbrewery
Heritage building saved from destruction nearly a decade ago is reborn as a microbrewery.
Wellington beer brewer Yeastie Boys will make an IPO $500,000 through crowdfunding.
People are leaving little notes for each other all over Wellington thanks to two Mt Cook artists.
Nitro Circus' Travis Pastrana is set for Wellington
One of the world's craziest action sports athletes, 17-times X Games medallist Travis Pastrana, is returning to the capital with his Nitro Circus crew.
When Sally Millar decided to ditch her corporate career and open a tattoo studio, shifting from Melbourne to Wellington was a no-brainer.
Elbowroom collective are creating a pop-up gallery that combines, art, furniture, food, and conversation.
Wellington kids have chance to run with celebrated athletes and raise money for children in poverty.
A group of Wellington musicians are coming together to help make Christmas better for the city's homeless.
The Wellington Irish Society is open for drama.
Helping Wellington's homeless women
What do a former Wellingtonian of the Year, Sister Marcellin Wilson, shop owner Mary Self and a handstitched quilt titled "Nest" have in common?
Charley Noble worker eyes NZ trophy
Charley Noble's Lorietta Bahr hopes popular South American drink will help her become NZ's cocktail-making champion.
Webisodes on the road take it slow in Otaki
Steve Porteous and Jenny Lindberg show people how to slow down their lives and live close to nature.
Wellington's US Embassy laid on a traditional Thanksgiving feast for the poor today.
Competition fierce for national hospitality title
Loyal customers are watching with interest as their favourite eateries go head to head.
The Friday night TV comedy show 7 Days is taking to the road on a national tour.
It has been a long road, and tears have been shed. Now Ronald McDonald House chief executive Lesley Slieker is stepping down after 13 years in the job.
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".