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.
Wellington city councillor Paul Eagle has a fair share under his belt when it comes to judging chop suey competitions.
Historian offers tours through cemetery
Historian Barbara Mulligan will tell the stories behind the gravestones on a new, regular tour of Karori Cemetery.
A local street photographer has captured moments in the heart of Wellington in his new book, Wellington Streets.
Musical duo's Homegrown performance
Wellington hip-hop duo Kid'n'Rei are about to turn a dream into reality.
Life has never been ordinary for 95-year-old Lower Hutt singer, writer, puppeteer and all-round entertainer Franki Wood.
Visitors to Wellington waterfront this summer will find food trucks serving gourmet options and Kiwi classics.
Jano Bistro opens in historic yellow cottage
One of Willis St's heritage-listed buildings is back in business after months sitting idle, adding to the growing buzz at the bypass end of town.
Pony or diving board?
Sam Smith and his pony, Santa, had a great time at Palliser Bay.
We've drawn the first name from the hat in our Canon Kiwi Summer photo competition.
In Wellington today, check out what's on around the region.
Wellington Zoo chief executive Karen Fifield shares her holiday plans.
Wellington Deputy Mayor Justin Lester shares his holiday plans.
A bit of Kiwi ingenuity is helping people keep track of their sunglasses.
Capital Day has a $500 voucher to give away.
Wellington's waterfront will be dotted with trucks selling affordable food this summer, from Sichuan specialties to empanadas and sandwiches.
Teresa Bergman returns home a star
Teresa Bergman started writing songs when she was 9, sang in award-winning barbershop quartets from 14, and made it into the finals of 2005's New Zealand Idol at 18.
Spreading Christmas cheer to the needy
Santa hasn't forgotten those families whose cupboards are bare in the leadup to Christmas.
Diners are being asked to think about those less fortunate when they eat out this festive season.