Shark freed from fishing line
Wellington’s blue shark appears to have survived a brief flirtation with a fishing rod.
Wellington suburb of Tawa the most "neighbourly" in New Zealand, with more than 1100 residents joining the website.
Beautiful 1-2m predator makes capital home
People have been warned not to get too close to a Blue Shark seen in a Wellington Lagoon.
Wellington's Central Vet Hospital is facing some big changes - not that its patients will notice much.
The jewel in the Wellington Racing Club's crown had plenty of sparkle over the weekend.
Last chance to send in your summery snaps
Our Kiwi Summer our summer pix competition draws to a close at midnight. Be in quick to enter you photos.
Wellingtonians witness a world record, an inflatable elephant and a flying bathtub when the Nitro Circus rolled into town.
Titahi Bay radio mast has broadcast news of wars, mankind on the Moon, and the Queen's coronation.
Cashmere Ave is one of many Indian street names in Khandallah, and was probably named after the northwestern region of Kashmir.
Looking fabulous off the field
Stripes, a bright blue suit, and of course, fabulous hats featured at the Wellington Cup.
What's your money on?
If missed our live blog of Wellington Cup Day, catch up with the events here.
What Wellington was like: Then and now
Historical photos of Wellington show in stark contrast how land use and coastlines have changed since 1941.
Florists go extra mile for breast cancer sufferers
One Wellington florist has been donating bouquets to those in need for over two years.
Can't beat it on a good day
Wellington has nabbed yet another international accolade, this time being named among BBC's "hottest cities" to visit in 2015.
Curious science buffs can find out about several weird and wonderful newly discovered creatures at a new exhibition at Te Papa.
Kiwi Summer: Our fourth lucky winner
We're in the home straight of our Canon Kiwi Summer photo competition - here's our fourth winner.
An obsession with old British cars lead to an Upper Hutt man restoring two Daimler saloons.
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.
'Circus is huge now'
It's no longer a question of running away to join the circus. Now you can spend two years studying for it.
Mana Island's sole occupants enjoying life
The Hall family escaped the world to become the sole occupants of an island off the coast of Porirua.
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.
Wellington sailor Roger Foley is on a mission to show Auckland's yachting elite how to win.
Our normal Kiwi bloke goes dapper
The Wellington Cup is where horses race, booze gets drunk and even the normal Kiwi bloke gets dapper.
Is there a better excuse to get out and about in the capital than Wellington Anniversary Weekend?
Panhead owner and beer engineer Mike Neilson talks of beer and his love for the Frozen soundtrack.
Suited and gumbooted: it's showtime
A&P shows are massive events for a simple reason - there's something for everyone, and even more if you love a good tractor.
Hemi Pou talks about founding men's clothing store Wakefield Hotel, selling boots to Bradley Cooper and playing rugby for New Zealand.
Woodridge Estate is one of Wellington's newest suburbs, developed in the 1980s by the Wright family.
On-selling a gift you don’t like is apparently OK, as long as you’re doing it for the right reasons.
A swarm of 15,000 bees taking residence within a Victoria University building avoid extermination.
What happens when you get lost in paradise after the usually adorable wildlife turns nasty.
ALEX BIEDERMANNDB National Beer ambassador Alex Biedermann reflects on the festive brews of his homeland Germany and the strangeness of a summer Christmas.
Wellington city councillor Paul Eagle has a fair share under his belt when it comes to judging chop suey competitions.
New Zealand's claim to the flat white may be fiercely contested, but the first commercial instant coffee was made in Invercargill.
We've lucky-drawn the third winner in our Canon Kiwi Summer photo competition.
Two former prisoners have created a woodworking art studio to encourage troubled teenagers to cut crime.
Just like dog show people fluff up poodles, Pat Lakeman rubs beach finds with baby oil.
Last year teenager Chris Buttenshaw worried about filling his weekends, now he's helping women in Myanmar.
Wellington brewers toast their success
Wellington's Garage Project is raising a glass to being named the country's best brewery.
A healthy change in lifestyle has seen Rawiri Nathan's shirt size shrink and his happiness soar.
Magnificent machines at 'WOW' show
The country's oldest aeroplane and one of its newest are set to bring aviation alive in Masterton.
A local street photographer has captured moments in the heart of Wellington in his new book, Wellington Streets.
Lamb meatballs in flatbread make for a fine barbie feast.
Musical duo's Homegrown performance
Wellington hip-hop duo Kid'n'Rei are about to turn a dream into reality.
'It's more fun to rough it a bit on holiday'
Wendy and Bev say their 1976 Lilliput caravan turns the whole country into their backyard. 'We always have our little bach with us.'
After riding with denim-obsessed teenagers and snakes, Tom Hunt realises hitch-hiking is a disappearing form of travel.
Bill Manson spends six months a year in a millionaires' retreat: the other six he pursues his wild food dream.
Summer essay: Dave's holiday job
Dave Armstrong was a 13-year-old klutz in slippery sandshoes - but that didn't get in the way of a job on a roof.
Comedians turn Big Kumara site blue
A ground-breaking new club, VK's Comedy and Blues Bar, will soon open its doors in central Wellington.
Winning his first homebrew competition with an all-NZ recipe proved spurred one man to switch from engineering to the beer industry.
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