Capital Day

So bad that you have to laugh

One Man Breaking Bad

American actor and impressionist Miles Allen has cooked up a Breaking Bad parody.

Kaibosh's rescue nosh

Julie Sarros is getting stuck in for Kaibosh food rescue's Make a Meal in May appeal. She will host a dinner party at which guests will donate the money they might have spent dining out.

The food rescue service wants you to host a dinner party.

Agency: The modern-day Mad Men video

The cast of Agency, a comedy web series filmed in Wellington which pokes fun at the corporate world. Left to right, Glen Puklowski as Duncan, Samantha Reed as Summer, and Ben Forman as Tom.

Big ideas, big characters, and big blunders: a new web series takes the mickey out of marketing.

Wellington students keen to code

Wellington Girls College students, from left, Alice Galinski, Josie Chambers,  Erica Painter and Jenny Whipps are all participating in the Codeworx competition.

Computer programming may seem a man's world, but not for long, vow students

Deaf-friendly cafe reads the signs

Lower Hutt Cafe Co-Ed is embracing New Zealand Sign Language, employing three deaf staff members. Deaf trainee chef Alex Robinson (back row) uses NZSL. (Middle, L-R) Bryn Carnelly and and Sophie Taua'i are both hearing. (Front) Deaf barista Tagialofa Eneliko uses NZSL, manager Claire Matheson is hearing, and Julz Russ is deaf, reads lips, and is learning NZSL.

One Lower Hutt cafe is encouraging customers to embrace sign language, and employs three deaf staff.

The comic behind Jono and Ben

Jono and Ben's head writer Nic Sampson says he is not bothered about others receiving the credit for his jokes.

Life as the TV duo's head writer isn't all water guns and flour bombs, says Nic Sampson.

One-armed boy bounces back video

Sai Daunibau's rugby coach Des Gittings says Sai is the same as a fully abled body person on the team.
"There are no special rules for Sai."

The boy who lost his arm in a horrific accident two years ago is back on the rugby field.

Long road from the killing fields

Niborom Young, with a photo of 10 interviewees and family members, which will appear in her book due to be released later this year.

A Wellington woman has devoted 22 years to a book in which fellow Cambodian refugees tell their stories.

Man Up: Urzila Carlson

Comedian Urzila Carlson talks to Capital Day ahead of her comedy festival show Man Up at Hannah Playhouse, May 5-9.

Urzila Carlson's Comedy Festival show Man Up explores where you fit in society.

Aussie Rules and toads in blenders

Andy Lee is in Wellington to support the Carlton Blues, as they take on the St Kilda Saints in an Anzac Day AFL match at Westpac Stadium today.

Comedian Andy Lee talks about AFL, meeting Hamish Blake, and Gap Year moments.

Wellington Anzac events

Check out the Wrights Hill Fortress tunnels during their double open day tomorrow and Sunday.

Capital Day looks at just some of the ways to commemorate the Anzacs this weekend.

Comic's year of living dangerously

Steve Wrigley is returning to Wellington for the New Zealand Comedy Festival that starts next week.

Steve Wrigley talks about his year off, changing nappies and building block towers.

All set for mystery challenge

Wellington Girls College year 13 student Alice Ross, 17,  brushes up on her vehicle knowledge in preparation for an Amazing Race-type challenge on the waterfront on Thursday.

Wellington Girls' College students hyped for an Amazing Race-style challenge on the waterfront.

Kiwi students kit out AFL team

Visual communication design students Harmony Repia, left, and Gili Sharrock  show Ben Davies of St Kilda Football Club their commemorative guernsey design to be worn at Westpac Stadium on Anzac Day by St Kilda players.

The St Kilda Aussie Rules team will be wearing a very special top in Wellington on Anzac Day.

Top builders wanted

Ryan Lake won the Wellington regional apprentice of the year last year and is encouraging others to enter.

New Zealand carpentry apprentices are being urged to show off their skills and talent in this year's Apprentice of the Year competition.

Anchorman star in Wellington

American actor David Koechner is impressed with the Wellington comedy scene.

"I’m diggin’ the town, and I’m diggin' the comedy," says David Koechner.

Give and take at Trading Post

Ange Holtslag, creator of Trading Post in Jackson St, Petone, where people can simply leave things or take what they need.

It's all a matter of give and take at the Petone Community Depot.

Pounds make way for dollars

Eric Vallance of the Reserve Bank feeds the furnace with redundant banknotes on July 19, 1968.

Redundant pound notes were burned after the transition to decimal currency on July 10, 1967.

Wellington's In Good Company

Mariya Kupriyenko runs In Good Company, a venue for freelancers and creative people in Cuba St which is set to expand.

Creative co-working spaces, like Cuba St's In Good Company, are growing in popularity.

Dai Henwood gets sidetracked

Catch Dai Henwood in Daigression, his NZ International Comedy Festival show, playing at San Fran from April 30-May 2 and May 5-9.

Dai Henwood does his best to explain his NZ International Comedy Festival show Daigression.

Parliament to buzz with Soldiers' Songs

Cast Members of the upcoming show Soldiers' Songs rehearse at The Thistle Inn.  At Piano Musical Director Sam Rorke, with Josh Brown  Colin Eade, Mark Skurr  and Hannah Gaisford.

Parliament is set to become a war zone with The Wellington Repertory Theatre.

Dan Wootton with The Sun and stars

For The Sun's entertainment editor Dan Wootton, originally from Lower Hutt, rubbing shoulders with celebrities is just another day at the office. Pictured here with Taylor Swift at the 2015 Brit Awards.

He's the new "Head of Showbiz" at The Sun, but Dan Wootton still calls Wellington home.

Making a big deal of students' needs

Carl Meyer, whose Facebook group Vic Deals has over 27,000 members in Wellington.

A Facebook page to help university students find their feet has turned into the biggest of its kind in New Zealand.

Brooke Fraser talks Wellington

"Without my fans in New Zealand and the strong support I've been so fortunate to have at home for all these years, none of the rest of it would even be possible." - Brooke Fraser.

The pop singer talks juggling touring with pregnancy, and why Wellington is a "cool place to grow up".

A capital advantage

Florence,14, left and Adelaide Cox,21, are gearing up for the World Championships in Wellington on April 10.

Two sisters are hoping for family glory this week in the World Water Ski Championships in Wellington.

Out to inspire young film-makers

Jamie Selkirk, centre, with Rongotai College's Fire-breathing Rubber Duckies team that is competing in the Roxy5 short-film competition this year. From left, year 11 students, Arthur Winter, 14, Hieran Govind, 15, Selkirk, Marcus Rathod, 15, Reuben Hills-Smith, 15, and Darren Cho.

Young film-makers are being given a chance to see movies they've made on the big screen.

5 things to do in Wellington

Wellington's Colonial Cottage, on Nairn St in Mt Cook, has some special Easter activities planned.

There's plenty of fun to be has in Wellington over Easter weekend. Check it out.

Your guide to Easter weekend

Zane and Degge Jarvie, with Imogen Stone, had great success with How To Universe at the Fringe Festival. They return in 2015, bringing the show to Wellington Circus Hub in Newtown for the Easter weekend.

Here are some of the events happening around Wellington over the long weekend.

Volunteers' work of grave importance

Lesa Bingley of IAG  sets to work on cleaning a gravestone,part of an initiative by Volunteer Wellington. At back is Claire Wheble.

Mount Street Cemetery in Kelburn is the final resting place of some of Wellington's earliest colonial residents, and volunteers around the city are ensuring they are not forgotten.

The best thing in sliced bread

Angela and baker Joseph Janus, of Avalon's Janus Bakkerij, with a tray of their Easter buns.

For Joseph Janus, you could say that flour runs through his veins.

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