New Zealand barista champion Nick Clark is entering the competition again, and has his eye on being the best in the world.
Running Writers Week, Kathryn Carmody is in a great position to encourage the next generation of bibliophiles.
Kerry Prendergast, who has been part for the NZ Festival team since 1994, tell us what makes the event unique.
Thirty years ago Gaylene Preston was an unknown film-maker when she made her first feature-length movie.
Twelve young dancers are on their toes with six metre-high puppets in a New Zealand Festival show.
When Wellington Skydivers Club decided on a reunion, the veterans jumped at the chance.
Ryan Smith's fascination with the supernatural led to the creation of Fringe show Traces: Ghosts from the Archives.
It's a simple concept - close a road to vehicles and open it up for the people. It's taken off around the world, and on Sunday, it's Wellington's turn.
Whether they developed a passion that shaped your career, or were the only ones who helped you crack maths, inspiring teachers are figures we will never forget.
Young Wellington film-maker Isaac James Tereina Cleland's first short film has selected for two international festivals.
Public invited to check out Fever Hospital digs
The public has been invited to see Wellington SPCA's new home at a grand opening this weekend.
A new exhibition of fruit at City Gallery is encouraging Wellingtonians to get creative and compose.
Paul Stephanus is taking theatre onto an island with his latest production, A Tempest off Matiu-Somes Island.
Ozy the ''precocious'' octopus is a record-breaker after being possibly the first of his species to open a jar in less than 60 seconds.
Wellingtonians are being given the chance to take an exclusive look inside the historic Pencarrow Head Lighthouse.
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In 1988, Fiona Pearson became the fourth member of staff at the Cancer Society and the first to have a role in supportive care.
The story of a boy with Down syndrome who influences the world through his bedroom window is going on widespread sale.
Watch yourself while ambling down a mountainbiking trail or you may be bowled over by a seven-year-old.
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Bavarian-style brass bands will do battle this weekend when Munich music comes to the Wellington waterfront.
Carter Observatory has launched its first photography competition - with the theme of 'Light and Dark'.
Burgers. They're the grab-on-the-go meal that and has now moved from the fast food joint to the high-end restaurant.
The Deadly Ponies Gang blurs the lines between fact and fiction - and does so with two loveable gang members from west Auckland.
At No Lights No Lycra, you can truly dance as if no-one's watching.
The call went out and more than 350 responded: The Wellington Student Volunteer Army is ready for action.
A film-maker's 10-year-old daughter proved the star of the show in his award-winning short film.
The public are getting the chance to look for ghosts at Downstage Theatre.
It took a while to hand them out, but preschoolers at Waitangirua Kindergarten couldn't wait to get their hands on their new books.
Wellingtononian Gerry Paul's video for his song Hank the Wrestling Shark, is a finalist for What Now's competition.
Wearing a frock, swiping on some lippy and being served dainty treats on a tiered tray with cups of fragrant tea – high tea is so much more than afternoon tea.
Hungry Wellingtonians in search of a free lunch should be able to have their fill again this summer.
Forget the iPhone and the classic wristwatch - for one designer, the new way to know the hour is on a brooch.
Wellington Hospital oncology social worker Justin Gulliver is one of more than 2000 people taking part in a campaign to give up alcohol for a month.
The seventh annual Garden Bird Survey gets under way today - play your part here.
Manners St shop Kwanzaa, which sells African artefacts, fabrics and jewellery, is closing its doors on Monday.
Five of the capital's young leaders have been recognised for their voluntary work.
Wellington has become the backdrop of a new big-budget ad being screened on United States TV.
The scene is set for the last film to be processed in New Zealand, with just three days left for a young crew to make history.
Fun, vibrant and interactive is how 25-year-old jewellery designer Georgia Clack describes her exhibition.
Madeline Whitaker had an 11th birthday to remember when she got to name one of Wellington Zoo's newest residents.
New Zealanders are bloody good at giving blood. So much so that the country is self-sufficient in its blood needs.
The business of selling second- hand clothes online has proved the perfect startup for Steph Lumsden.
Five thousand teddy bears have comforted sick children as they undergo surgical procedures.
A young Wellingtonian with no formal training in fashion or textiles has launched her own clothing label, produced out of her family home.
A vivacious and engaging descendant of Ruth and James Gear has been memorialised at the historic Gear Homestead in Porirua.
Putting on the glitz in Cuba St
The glamour and glitz of the roaring 20s is helping to launch this year's Wellington Jazz Festival.
Zombies will take over at this weekend's Armageddon Expo - but the Capital Team Airsoft club will save the capital from the infestation.
Abandoned space at Porirua School has been transformed into an edible garden with native trees and a wetland complete with stepping stones.
It takes a certain type of person to cycle 1500 kilometres between two Mongolian towns named Moron ...
Aro institution immortalised in documentary
The Shalimar Mini Market in Aro Valley has become such an institution that it is now about to be the subject of a documentary film.