Craft beer brewing has returned to the Hutt Valley, with Baylands ramping up production in Petone.
In the lead up to the election we ask party leaders some very important questions about beer.
Students at Victoria University are making the best of their limited funds to help do some good.
CHARLIE MITCHELL - The WellingtonianOhiro Rd, all 3.3 kilometres of it, starts at Aro St and ends in Happy Valley with all the pleasures of Brooklyn in-between.
Like many teens, Matt Wilson fills in free time with sport, music, mates and homework - but unlike most, he has also led a $115,000 aid mission to a Pacific island.
Student keeps quiet about his mute role
A young Wellington theatre student has been cast as lead actor in a feature film he is hoping will make his career - but is keeping tight-lipped about the details.
Doping sports stars fall from lofty pedestals but experts say ordinary Kiwi gym goers are paying a different kind of price for dabbling in the world of performance and image-enhancing drugs.
Wellington's one-time "Mr Big" of the body building scene is now an unlikely poster boy against "juicing".
At 19 Grant Cole was armed with political ideals, three banana boxes, flour, a plane, and a like-minded pilot.
Save your pennies and work up an appetite - it's West Coast whitebait season again.
Good craft beer isn't always about clubbing you over the head with a sack of hops.
A from a university office that resembles a retro lounge, Claire Robinson has emerged as a prominent political commentator.
Instrumental profession as a fix-it man
If you peek through the window of the former Michael Fowler Gallery on Tinakori Rd you may see something quite strange - a man giving a saxophone a bath.
Even after seven months of performances, The Duffy Theatre performers are still full of energy.
The Flying Burrito Brothers held down true Mexican food in Wellington by itself for nearly a decade.
Two 10-year-olds have created a virtual political world, complete with Beehive and miniature John Key.
Wellington designer walks it out at NZFW
A Wellington fashion student was the youngest designer to showcase at this year's New Zealand Fashion Week.
Wellington man and his former college teacher fill a gap in the market.
Mark Rayment is looking forward to surrounding himself with a young cast for the latest production of The Sound of Music.
Yoghurt entrepreneur draws on family trade
Years of family history in berry farming is behind a new frozen yoghurt venture in Wellington.
Plenty of people can only dream of their first home, but 18-year-old Gabriella Williment has built hers, and it's on wheels.
Barry Cullen doesn't care that his 1932 Roadster is made from fibreglass and isn't the true blue article.
'GigaMayor' rap seeks internet speed boost
Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett goes topless in rap video "GigaMayor" to speed up Porirua's internet.
A sustainable-living organisation is making free curtains as part of outreach scheme to warm up Wellington.
Kids ditch sugar for Wellington's health
Five young Wellingtonians resisted sugar for months in a bid to raise money for Wellington Free Ambulance.
Cameron stresses the importance of family
Film director James Cameron says being a dad has aided in the creation of memorable fantasy worlds.
We team up with Panhead Custom Ales to make a beer that raises the baaaa.
I'd been hoping the Backbencher might offer us a nightly special of skewered wallaby.
William Honeyman used logical processes of detective work in his fiction and it fascinated Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Kaiwharawhara Rd juts from Hutt Rd and becomes Ngaio Gorge Road as it climbs towards Khandallah.
Up close and cuddly with a rare creature
Wellington Zoo is launching a new Close Encounters programme this month, with its ruffed lemurs.
Mouth-watering burger named a winner
Gone are the days when mince and a slice of lettuce were all the ingredients you needed to make a decent burger.
Wellington diving star Anton Jenkins will take a leap at Junior World Diving Championships in Russia.
The Book of Hat by 20 year-old Harriet "Hat" Rowland topped charts, but not before she died of cancer.
Here are our winners of the Visa Wellington On a Plate/dompost.co.nz photo competition.
The German Film Festival this year will showcase 25 recent-release subtitled films from varying genres.
There's a new Moon in Newtown in the form of a live music venue and pizzeria - Moon bar.
People wanting a Peter Dunne-inspired coif or a Pita Sharples mane could finally get their wish.
Comic-Con man plans to 'traumatise' fans
Haunted house fans can expect to leave a new Wellington pop culture festival dripping in blood.
War, natural disaster and hope for humanity key themes at World Press Photo exhibition.
NZ's fledgling tourism industry was dealt a blow when a Rotorua geyser erupted in 1903, killing four people.
Pineapple and prawns make perfect partners.
A mix of traditional and contemporary makes for a fine feast, writes David Burton.
Queens Dr is a picturesque road, starting near the heart of Kilbirnie and spilling out onto the edge of Cook Strait.
Lani Evans is an entrepreneur motivated not by profit but generosity. It pays, she says.
Bike stall's success prompts fixed address
A new breed of "sexy" dumpling has taken the capital by storm, thanks to aficionado Vicky Ha.
Brewery's most successful NZ awards yet
ParrotDog was the only Wellington brewery to win a trophy at this year's New Zealand beer awards.
Hummingbird's Helen heads herbology class
Fancy a little thyme stirred in your gin, or pine needles with that fish?
Definitely the most popular feature of Visa Wellington On a Plate is Burger Wellington, where burger fans chomp through thousands of gourmet burgers and vote for their favourites.
Charity inspired experience of 'blind eating'
A blindfolded dining experience was one of the sellout events of Visa Wellington On a Plate.
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