Thirty-two lluminated installations will light up Wellington's waterfront.
The smart way to engage young voters
Two online campaigns are encouraging young voters to ask away in order to get off the fence and vote.
Turning 21 marks the entry to adulthood, but Wellington beer bar The Malthouse is already a grand old gentleman.
The pest-free "halo" around the Zealandia sanctuary is being extended to Crofton Downs, thanks to a $5000 gift from the Morgan Foundation.
For most of us, a downward-facing dog or a Sun salutation is hard enough - let alone trying them while balancing on a paddleboard.
Parson's bookstore closed after 56 years, but the space has been reborn as a gift shop.
Director calls on NZers to Do More for ABs
Director Taika Waititi is bringing together his passions for film and rugby with a unique project called Do More.
An extravaganza of impersonation, singing, dancing and voting is coming to Circa theatre this month.
City Gallery is cutting a birthday cake to celebrate 21 years in its Civic Square building.
Wellington chefs are turning hunter-gatherer in their quest for unique ingredients.
Old cellphones can be put to good use to help Wellington's young and most vulnerable residents.
Katie and Josh Mort will be among dozens of brave Wellingtonians kicking off their winter woollies to take a mid- winter dip at The Petone Winter Carnival tomorrow.
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.
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.