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.
A newly opened, wind-buffeted pan-Asian food court serves up a mixed bag.
Mark Cleverley's life of design has just been endorsed with a major award.
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.
Is there really such a thing as short-man syndrome? Bess Manson examines the psychology of height.
'I put his body on a little bed on an ice pack ... friends poured through the house to say goodbye.'
Olive - a stayer after 18 years - offers the full package.
Recipes from one of the doyennes of Vietnam cuisine guarantee an exotic edge to a classic treatment for chicken.
You can't beat Wellington on a good day.
Weta Digital and Weta Workshop are marking 20 years of creatively bringing fantastical creatures to life.
Home coffee-making became competitive at Wellington's first best amateur barista competition at Caffe L'affare.
Fair Bake tart earns mum a pastry experience
Homework assignment has turned into baking success for a Wellington mum.
When Syria's civil war neared their daughters' school, Ramia Saidawi and her husband made plans to leave.
Wellington's only drive-in cinema is gearing up for a busy summer ahead.
A Korean artist is being reborn as a Wellingtonian.
Avalon Intermediate pupils are buzzing about their hip hop themed videos - shot from a bee's perspective.
Capturing a wonder of the night skies
It's amazing how the camera can reveal what our eyes can't see for themselves in our starry skies.
A university sustainability project has become a popular green activity "Social Lab".
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