Ranger Genevieve Spargo finds she's too busy on Kapiti Island to be lonely.
A What We Do In the Shadows star has sunk his teeth into a campaign to save the Maui's dolphins.
When Neville Wellbourn became a Kirkcaldie & Stains doorman, he didn't realise he would also become an unofficial guide to the city.
Plating up a puff pastry and beer combo
A delicious combination of tasty ingredients encased in golden puff pastry is up for a national pie award.
Tufue Fiso was surprised when boys from his church shouted out, "Hey, we listened to you on the radio!"
Completing an epic desert marathon
Florence Reynolds had never run a full marathon before tackling 219 kilometres across a desert so dry that even the insects stay clear.
That weird guy collecting seaweed on Wellington's south cast is one of the city's top chefs.
Cruise ship passengers at the CentrePort terminal have been temporarily replaced by bubble wrap and art enthusiasts.
For young musician Thomas Graynor, grinding away on the organ for 10 hours at a stretch is all in a day's work.
Car-sharing initiative Shyft to launch in Wellington with two cars wrapped in artwork.
A group of Wellington dancers is rising to Bake Club challenge and encouraging others to do so too.
Bob Dylan may be the voice of a generation but it's not one 13-year- old Lochie Noble belongs to.
Few football fanatics celebrated the beautiful game the way Jose Vattoth does.
To some it will sound like a nightmare, to others a dream come through - a chance to conduct Orchestra Wellington.
A newspaper photo was the undoing of four teenage Beatles fans' who attended the Fab Four's concert 50 years ago.
Thirty years after making and selling friendship bracelets, Tymone Winter is launching a new fashion label.
Parents stay app-to-date
Smartphone technology is helping schools to report absences and check events.
Horowhenua's Ohau Wines have picked up a prestigious international wine award, an encore after winning the same award two years ago.
A brutal race around the base of Mt Everest was "just bit of a holiday" for one Wellington man.
Veteran Wellington radio host Justin du Fresne has been given a right roasting at a star-studded farewell lunch.
A regular day on the job took a dramatic turn for Aaron Flynn when he helped rescue a woman from her burning house.
Ever imagined what it would be like getting lost in a museum after hours?
Richard Clark succumbed to motor neuron disease, but his never-say-die spirit will live on in Sunday's Wellington marathon.
Ethel Robinson has come out of the shadows for her film debut, in a vampire mockumentary.
Unlocking policing mysteries
To see the inside of a police cell, you would normally have to commit a crime - but not today.
Now in its eighth year, Wellington City Mission's annual brown paper bag food drive has taken off.
Meet Paraparaumu's #1 Elvis impersonator
Murray Johnson is a baker by night, a sleeper by afternoons, and a lover of all things Elvis in between.
First it was Mighty Mighty, now it's Puppies.
The work of some of the country's top editorial illustrators and cartoonists features in a new exhibition.
St Marys girls out to defend stage title
Thirteen schools from the Wellington region will compete in Stage Challenge this week, aimed at bringing communities together and motivating young people to engage in positive and healthy lifestyles.
A trek through Vietnam left a couple of Kiwis so heartbroken at the living conditions that they hatched a plan to help out.
A red mobile restaurant is patrolling the streets, extinguishing Wellingtonians' hunger with food fresh off the barbecue.
A group of skate and scooter aficionados from Northland are taking to the streets to petition council to build a covered skate park.
While adults are still arguing about climate change, a new generation is committed to a green future.
When Lizy Crook was first asked to try plus-size modelling, she wasn't offended, she was thrilled.
After having a blast volunteering at three sevens weekends and the Rugby World Cup, Ray Cowles has made sure his name is on the list of applicants to help out at the Cricket World Cup next year.
It was after being airlifted to hospital with several broken ribs that Derek Christensen decided he wanted to help make the Porirua Grand Traverse happen.
In a vacant shop space in Cuba St, Wellington performance artist Victoria Singh has created a pause in the heartbeat of the capital.
Wellington artist Dimitri Howard has ink in his veins - and ink takes centre stage at an exhibition at Matchbox Gallery.
French-born Nathalie Buckrell is one of the many Wellingtonians looking forward to the 2014 French Film Festival.
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.