Canine costumes becoming popular
The annual "Howl-O-Ween" costume contest is gaining traction as dressing up one's pooch becomes increasingly popular.
One of just two Wellingtonians in the 34-strong Royal New Zealand Ballet company, dancer Harry Skinner relishes the chance to show off his home town to fellow dancers.
Hiria Davies was first person to go down Wainuiomata's hydroslide - fully clothed and wielding a broom at the time.
The Great Wellington Hunt
Join the Great Wellington Hunt this weekend for hours of fun and aiding a great cause.
For 38 years Beanstalk Kindergarten reached as high as the eye could see, but it has been chopped down in its prime.
Make the most of barbecue season with haloumi and lamb.
Compromise necessary for quake readiness
Wellington's heritage battler Ann Neill is moving on, while one of her biggest fights hangs in the balance.
MKR semifinalists hope for Laotian flavour range
Dai Phonevilay and Dal Philavong have plans for a new brand, but first they must focus on My Kitchen Rules.
A sickness has turned into something sweet for Wellington baker Kristine Bartley.
Back in the day, the Wellington Wildcats dominated stockcar racing nationally - and they may do so again.
Six Barrel's open evenings a movable feast
Dixon St cafe Six Barrel Soda Co is now dishing up fine southern fare in a once-a-week pop-up menu.
Kickstarter for "Refold" cardboard desks has earned $43,490 in backing, with 20 days still to go.
Nicodemus is a secret weapon in Lamb & Calf Day
"He does tricks. He can jump. And he can kick his back legs."
Wellington businessman Tim Brown talks about working for Lloyd Morrison, Fringe Festival and being hit by a bus.
In 1840 the sea still lapped the shore of Thorndon Quay.
NZ's first refugees join Polish celebration
Seventy years ago, 733 Polish children arrived in Wellington Harbour as NZ's first official refugees.
These time-effective pork pass-arounds are just the ticket for pre- Christmas parties.
A wheel will to return to cycling after a crash
Months of eating mush and stuttering through conversations has not put Duncan McFadyen off a good cycle race.
In 1934 Wellingtonian Joyce Nielsen brought glamour to the screen and made it to Hollywood.
Chef Al Brown's tutor once told him his food was so leathery he should be a shoemaker.
For a very special lunch, David Burton discovers a remote place that ticks all the boxes.
Film footage is being projected on Wellington landmarks to mark 100 years since troops left for World War I.
A V10, 320kmh toy - yours for $418,000
Reporter Tom Hunt jumps at the chance to test-drive a Lamborghini. And lives to tell the tale.
St Patrick's College breaks long tradition, anoints two former students as joint "old boys of the year".
One hundred years ago, the Wellington Town Hall became a hub of shirt-sewing for soldiers of World War I.
WALT DICKSON - Wairarapa NewsLycra could soon become the preferred fabric for visitors to Wairarapa with cycle tourism gaining momentum.
Denise Phillips has undergone a ground-breaking half-match bone marrow transplant, and it's been a success.
Tyrannosaur expert Stephen Brusatte has his little brother and Sam Neill to thank for his choice of career.
Wings of treasured memories add a final WOW
Design featuring hundreds of photos from the public closes out 2014 World of WearableArt season.
Film-maker Rob Sarkies feels like he's come of age after making an advert extolling people to visit Wellington for a weekend.
A photograph of a dashing young man in military garb, armed with gun and a moustache, topped a 1975 article in The Sports Post newspaper.
If you were to sum up the quintessential Wellington couple, then Steve Goodman and Maura Rigby would be it.
For Fraser Hoffe, art is more than just a hobby - it's helped him construct a life through tougher times.
Mark Cleverley's life of design has just been endorsed with a major award.
A newly opened, wind-buffeted pan-Asian food court serves up a mixed bag.
It's quick and easy to make your own tortillas for these flavour-packed beef tacos.
Laurie Sanders' retirement plan did not involve bowls, gardening or pottery, but creation of a village market.
If health food junkies had their way, there would be a block of empty shops in Northland Rd.
April Phillips releases new track for Make-A-Wish
A week after writing a song for the charity, April Phillips' daughter was tested for potentially fatal brain condition.
Fancy playing Donkey Kong on the side of Te Papa or watching the All Blacks on a screen over the lagoon?
Greyhound transfusion saves poisoned poodle
Former racing greyhound's blood now runs through veins of Charlie the poodle.
Lorietta Bahr is hoping South American drink Yerba Mate tea will help her become a champion cocktail-maker
Jesus Christ apparently turned water into wine. Now a Wellington man turns beer into sewing machines.
Star-gazing photographer has eclipse in sight
Planning on photographing the blood moon? "Astrophotographer" Mark Gee shares his tips.
Five migrants to New Zealand are still getting used to seeing stories in print.
Australian artist Christian Thompson will be taking up residence at one of Wellington's most desirable spots.
Former All Black Sir John Kirwan is journeying even further into the darkness with his latest book.
Wellingtonians are great at informally renaming their streets, and that includes Old Hutt Road.
They started with one computer and no internet; 20 years on, they've made Wellington a film giant.
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