The Dominion Post is printing a series of illustrations by local artists which show that Wellington is the place to be.
Feel like free tickets or a treat? We'll list a giveaway here every day Monday to Saturday.
An outdoors sort of person, Ash Burgess left sun-soaked Arizona for Wellington.
REVIEW: For the past 30 years Great India has been serving fine Indian food, writes David Burton .
Burglary, brothels and murder have all been part of Vivian St's history.
Heading into summer, what could be better than sitting outside with a tall glass of homemade soda?
There are the usual ways to raise money for a good cause – sausage sizzles, guess the number of jelly beans in the jar, quizzes – and then there's the 24-hour diving challenge.
JOHANNA CLELAND - The WellingtonianWellington airport's newest employee has a nose for trouble.
A message in a bottle had travelled a long way by the time it was picked up at Makara beach.
With just weeks to go, now is the perfect time to start preparations for a heartfelt Christmas gift.
Steve Flaunty returned from Europe with little Victorian houses and fake snow, ready to make miniature Christmas villages.
A life bookended by the Rimutaka Incline's birth and demise is told in a new historical novel.
Wellington Racing Club will welcome thousands when the festive season kicks off with Trentham Christmas at the Races.
Chile ambassador Isauro Torres explains why he loves being beside the sea at Maranui Cafe.
Three groups of young film-maker have made it into the top 20 of the national sustainability film challenge.
Fifty lifeguards will patrol Titahi Bay Beach in shifts of four on weekends until the end of March.
An early experience with snobby ballerinas convinced Deborah Hale her career needed to celebrate everybody's talent.
Blueberry pastries are a delicious reward for the effort of making brunch.
A new brew on the craft-brewing scene was a hit at its weekend release, which is not bad for the first-time brewer, 10-year-old Madeleine Brooks Gillespie.
Our new Capital Day reporter Hannah McKee is thrilled to be back in Wellington, the city of the extreme personality.
The country's oldest wharenui, Te Hau ki Turanga, has had a chequered past and its eventful life is set to continue for a while yet.
Cow lines up for summer triathlon
A cow put in a surprising appearance at the Scorching Bay triathlon starting line this morning.
Vintage queen Chrissy O has outfitted stars, the NZ Ballet and patched gang members, writes Nikki Macdonald .
'Kiwi Keith' gave up a hoped-for OE for politics - and led New Zealand through a period of radical change, writes Tom Hunt .
With a picturesque view of the beach looking out towards the South Island, Lyall Parade emits a coastal town vibe.
New Zealand's Got Talent contestant Rob Innes, 66, has his fingers crossed for a big payday in the grand final.
David Burton enjoys the sun, roses and cafe fare.
Calling all beach bums, surfers and all-round fans of Wellington's coastline – Makara Beach is getting a serious spring clean tomorrow and helpers are sought.
Wherever you find yourself this summer, you’ll find a festival, writes Sharon Stephenson.
A group of Wellington High School students have successfully run two high-profile murder trials – of Robin Hood and disgruntled royal lion Scar.
Assemble and steam these ginger and prawn spring rolls in under ten minutes. Really.
Twenty hours of work on his girlfriend's arm has won a Paraparaumu man an award at the New Zealand Tattoo and Art Festival.
Uther Dean is his own worst critic, so it is lucky he won't get to decide whether he wins this year's Chapman Tripp Theatre Award for most promising director.
This delightful lemon semifreddo has a luscious creamy texture that works perfectly with fresh or poached fruit.
It's hard to distinguish who the best guitar player at one Kapiti school when they all play with distinction.
After nearly 33 years as a history and social studies teacher at Upper Hutt College, Philip Stopforth is leaving.
She sang her heart out in her NZGT audition, and Upper Hutt's Renee Maurice is promising something special in the final.
The owner-chef of Wellington's Marrakech Cafe has produced a cookbook.
The doors will close for the last time at the Petone Methodist Church more than 130 years after they first opened.
It's just as quick and easy to make your own at home, and they're healthier and more delicious.
Forming personal relationships with musicians has been the key to understanding classical Indian music.
Capital boarder's amazing tricks on camera
Wellington kiteboarder Tom Hebert took to the sea and recorded some fantastic video of tricks and jumps on a fine spring day.
Iko Iko owner and Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra player Steve Jessup talks about ukuleles, gift shops and No 1 hits.
Win a family trip to see the sensational Walking With Dinosaurs in 3D, with flights and accommodation included.
Margie's Tea and Coffee house is a rush of nostalgia, with custard squares and all manner of pies.
A Wellington Cheersports club is fundraising to make the trip to the Las Vegas and "holy grail" of cheerleading.
The formidable aluminium sphere, known as Ferns, that hangs 14 metres above Civic Square is a bona fide icon of the Windy City.
What Debra Young's latest job lacks in glamour, it makes up for in unpredictability, writes Diana Dekker.
The Kiwi artist behind 40 years of famous faces
Murray Webb is New Zealand’s most underrated caricaturist. So who is this former cricketer who saved a child’s life on the Wahine?
The popular Wellington On a Plate festival this year contributed a record $4.1m to the city.
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