A group of Wellington dancers is rising to Bake Club challenge and encouraging others to do so too.
"Miss New Zealand is Miss Universe."
Lorraine Downes was 19 when she arrived in St Louis. She left an international celebrity.
Bob Dlyan may be the voice of a generation but it's not one 13-year- old Lochie Noble belongs to.
OPINION: Danielle Heyns loves her parents. They can't help it that their generation ruined Facebook.
Duke Carvell's is a Gothic den of deliciousness.
Slow-cooked lamb is mouth-wateringly good, writes Ruth Pretty .
Barbie and friends under the hammer
There are hundreds, in all manner of guises, from one produced in 1962 to the tanned Malibu Barbie.
TALIA CARLISLE - The WellingtonianKhandallah town centre is similar to a traditional English village with a church at one end and a pub at the other.
Few football fanatics celebrated the beautiful game the way Jose Vattoth does.
With debate raging about the price of coffee, Flight Coffee and Raglan Roast talk about what you get for your money.
To some it will sound like a nightmare, to others a dream come through - a chance to conduct Orchestra Wellington.
The cafe at the heart of a much-loved former bookshop in Wellington is coming back to life.
Olive oil courses through the fields of Martinborough - and nowhere better to taste it than a four-course slap-up lunch.
A newspaper photo was the undoing of four teenage Beatles fans' who attended the Fab Four's concert 50 years ago.
Porirua's Jono Francis recently lived out a Boy's Own-type adventure by sailing on a refurbished Steinlager 2 from Auckland to Fiji. This is his story.
Brewers, publicans and restaurateurs are raising a glass to the establishment of the Petone ale trail.
No-one likes it when their phone dies, but for some, the fear is overwhelming.
104A Rintoul St has been a paua shell factory, a photography studio and a home to Jewish orphans who fled Nazi persecution.
Capital Day has scoped out an activity to entertain every child these school holidays.
Does capital still need Wellington Free?
Anywhere else in New Zealand a ride in the back of an ambulance is often followed by the bill, but not in Wellington.
Backpacking through Europe with a wife, young daughters, and a grumpy, old bear was trip never to be forgotten.
Sparse, stylish decor and a menu to match is what David Burton finds at Floriditas' offshoot. 0
HANNAH LEE - The WellingtonianKarori's main road has been the artery keeping the suburb's heart beating for the best part of two centuries.
A Kapiti couple is breeding dogs they found through Google for use by international armed forces.
Designer Johnson Witehira is aiming to bring more Maori art to the street one installation at a time.
The coffeehouse has the same kind of relaxed vibe that pervades the Roast Office in Te Uku and its sister outlet in Raglan.
Racing to put out hunger pains
Will Michell's trusty fire engine is a gourmet kitchen on wheels, which he dreams of setting up outside Parliament.
For marketing executive Kate Beecroft, there's no place quite like Golding's Free Dive.
Ray Letoa's flair for creating cocktails has won him the People's Choice award at an international competition.
Alopecia's exact cause is not known, but it is thought to have an autoimmune component.
Who serves Wellington's best hot chocolate?
Capital Day went to five hot chocolate hot spots to help Wellingtonians decide where to find the best hot chocolates.
Thirty years after making and selling friendship bracelets, Tymone Winter is launching a new fashion label.
Ruth Pretty celebrates the humble lamb chop.
David Burton visits a little bit of Spain in a new Courtenay Place eatery.
Trolley buses have come a long way since veteran TV journalist Mark Sainsbury was behind the wheel.
A James Bond party must have been the clincher. how can you resist a man who turns up in a wetsuit and strips to a tuxedo?
Rod Herd was one of the lucky ones. Twenty-eight years on, he remembers July 2, 1986, well.
Students at Wellington school take part in a "fun-razor" to raise money for cancer charity.
The Fitchett family owned part of Brooklyn for many years and their legacy lives on in the suburb's street names.
Parents stay app-to-date
Smartphone technology is helping schools to report absences and check events.
Wellington brewery Garage Project is bracing itself for a stampede after winning a silver medal at the World Beer Cup.
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.
Cafe Medici founder and French fare enthusiast Jo Crabb teaches classes that indulge her passion for food.
Taika Waititi's new film What We Do in the Shadows isn't the director's first undead outing, as archival footage reveals.
The designer who dictates local cool-girl fashion talks Top Shop plans, eyewear success and cooking.
An estimated one in 10 New Zealanders will develop rosacea at some point their lives.
Classic little beauty wows crowd
A beautifully restored 1931 twin-seater stole the limelight at the MG Car Club show on the Wellington waterfront.
A regular day on the job took a dramatic turn for Aaron Flynn when he helped rescue a woman from her burning house.
How 35 exceptional records were rendered unplayable but are still possessed of some strange power.
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