For Joseph Janus, you could say that flour runs through his veins.
Council worker by day and glamour girl by night, Bailey McCormack is a top 10 finalist in Miss Pinup NZ.
More than 60 artists have donated to Vanuatu charity relief auctions run by two Wellingtonians.
Film-makers from Canada, the US, South America, Europe, Australia descend on Otaki.
Caleb Harris meets Trinity Roots frontman Warren Maxwell at his Wairarapa base for the release of the band's first album in 11 years.
'Bring your dancing shoes'
A day of live music and family-friendly activities aims to draw 10,000 people to Lower Hutt's Dowse Art Museum.
More than 250 of Wellington's most needy will have warm, dry feet this winter.
A Wellington man says he's embarrassed to join France's National Order of Merit.
Skylar McLelland, 12, has raised over $3000 for poor children over three years of purple cakes.
When it comes to craft beer and biking, Carrie McLachlan couldn't think of a better city to live in than Wellington.
Country classics bring joy to musician
Picking up a guitar and singing heart-felt country music classics helped Jock Hume recover from mental illness.
Wellington's inaugural Wine and Food Festival will bring some of the region's best eating and drinking together at Frank Kitts Park this month.
Try searching Wikipedia for celebrated New Zealand painter Robin White and you stumble into an information black hole.
Victoria University students spent their summer holidays at Google's Sydney headquarters.
Shaun Johnson marks 35 years at hotel
Each year thousands are amazed by pianist Shaun Johnson, even before they realise he is totally blind.
Four new beers from Panhead Custom Ales mark the 150th anniversary of The Evening Post.
For two decades, a concrete poem that may be New Zealand's longest artwork has been living on borrowed time.
A dramatic chapter in Zelda Bruce's life began with one helicopter ride and will end with another.
Engineers to play ball in the Middle East
Two Wellington women head to Abu Dhabi to compete in the World Gaelic Games next week.
Tribute to cricket's first superstar
Those who saw him play said WG Grace was the best. A new exhibition at NZ Cricket Museum tells his story.
Zoo's new arrival takes to savannah
Bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and stripy - a beautiful baby nyala can now be seen at Wellington Zoo.
Eighty thousand people are expected to hit the main streets of Newtown on March 8 for its annual fair.
Wellington's coffee culture has once again attracted New Zealand's biggest coffee show to the city.
Charity gig brings disparate band members home
Dust off your bell-bottoms, Wellington rockers - a popular '70s band is reuniting for one night.
Curious art enthusiasts have the chance to scope out the nooks and crannies of Miramar artists' workspaces.
A grand old lady of Newtown is turning 100 and celebrating with an all-inclusive birthday bash.
If you're not too keen on forking out for a match, there are still plenty of opportunities to get on the Cricket World Cup bandwagon.
Hack Miramar is no shadowy group of cyber crims, it's a project aiming to improve communities with technology.
Patea Maori Club meets Otaki-Maori Racing Club
The strains of Poi E will ring out at the Otaki-Maori Racing Club when the Patea Maori Club performs there this weekend.
For Valentines Day, Wellington zoo goes "adults only" with a live band, bar and, er, 'unique' animal talks.
Waitangi Park will sparkle on Valentines Day as Wellington celebrates this year's Out in the Park.
Using social media savvy in job applications
Once upon a time, handing in your CV and waiting for "the call" was about all that was required to find a job.
People can get on board with a crowd-funding campaign to raise money to help children attend its National Children's Arts Festival in March.
Turning car parks into green spaces
A rash of astroturf is creeping across Wellington, in a bid to prove the city is not dead.
When it comes to keeping busy this Waitangi weekend, Capital Day has you covered
Lower Hutt beautician nets 52,000 subscribers
She's one of YouTube's rising personalities. Her best work yet? 'How not to treat a client during a Brazilian wax'.
Madcap romp became family reflection
Play about an unexpected visit by a Chinese grandmother to her Kiwi family reflects on migrant families in NZ.
Former Parsons Books becomes hobbity, homely
Business owner Phil Saxby and designer Karen Cubis Smith created a peaceful inner-city haven with a familiar theme.
Hosts make ferry passengers feel welcome
Volunteers who greet thousands of cruise passengers have to be able to answer all sorts of questions.
Museum of Wellington City & Sea is offering each of the past 150 years for sale in an effort to expand.
Art studio wants to keep changing lives
Vincents Art Workshop changes lives, but a lack of funding could see it close after 30 years.
Comedian and singer Geraldine Quinn returns to Welly with an ode to a bizarre and beloved landmark.
Wellington suburb of Tawa the most "neighbourly" in New Zealand, with more than 1100 residents joining the website.
Wellington's Central Vet Hospital is facing some big changes - not that its patients will notice much.
Mayor's speech-writer, union adviser hit it off
The date that never ended is shaping up to be a happily-ever-after of fairytale proportions.
Jug band returns, four decades later
A band once judged better than Split Enz will reunite in Wellington this week, disproving their rivals' claim that History Never Repeats.
Participants at Wellington's annual Birdman competition donned a costume and gave flying their best shot - leaping off the Waterfront today.
Wellington sailor Roger Foley is on a mission to show Auckland's yachting elite how to win.
Is there a better excuse to get out and about in the capital than Wellington Anniversary Weekend?
When Peggy Liolis-Bruce found out her cousin had terminal cancer, she decided to write and dedicate a book to her.