The Wellingtonian

St Cuthbert's final service

St Cuthbert's Church will hold its last service next week, ending the church's 95-year-old history.

What's on in Wellington

Music, comedy, theatre, film, and the festive season. Here's what's on in Wellington.

Super-city misconceptions dispelled

A super-city will put the "local back in local government", says one Aucklander who should know.

What's on in Wellington: February 19 to 26

Music, comedy, theatre, film, and the festive season. Here's what's on in Wellington.

Super-city debate lacks political will

Local authority amalgamation debate has descended into farce, according to one Wellington regional councillor.

Newtown's birthday bash

Yoga and tai chi are partly to thank for Newtown Community and Cultural Centre's continued good health.

Playgrounds back on agenda

Seatoun resident Susan Stanford wants Wellington City councillors to look closer when deciding on the future of the city's play areas.

From wizards to St Mary's

Talia Carlisle talks to St Mary's College principal Catherine Ryan.

Fringe bus keeps driving

Those wanting to hop on the Fringe bus will have to be ready because this is one festival that's not slowing down.

Memorial befits reformer's lasting legacy

The most photographed statue in Wellington is of former Prime Minister Richard John Seddon and stands in Parliament grounds.

Erin's mission: Sport for all

If Erin Fitzgerald doesn't see her job helping disabled people into sport as a lifetime career, it's not because of lack of commitment.

Wellington teen ready to bowl at the world's best

Cricket dream comes true for Wellington teen

Bhavik Patel of Wellington will realise a dream when he bowls against global cricket stars next month.

Valentines Day with the RNZB

Love, young lovers and match-makers are the stars of the Royal New Zealand Ballet's next production.

What's on: February 12 - 17

Music, comedy, theatre, film, and the festive season. Here's what's on in Wellington.

Family's Kapiti Island legacy

Kapiti Island is one of the jewels of the Wellington region, and is an important nature reserve.

Bike lanes revealed

Cycleways could be fast tracked in Wellington with Island Bay, Kilbirnie and Newtown the big winners.

Sweet release through baking

Wellington baker Kristine Bartley discovered her culinary passion while fighting Graves' disease.

Campers take over bay

Owhiro Bay has turned into a camping ground and residents aren't happy.

What's on: February 4 to 11

Music, comedy, theatre, film, and the festive season. Here's what's on in Wellington.

Wellington's role in forming a nation

Despite being nearly 900km from Waitangi, Wellington played an important part in creating our nation.

Bond St makeover an 'abomination'

Not all Wellington City councillors are happy about the new pedestrian area in Bond St.

What's on: January 29 - February 4

Music, comedy, theatre, film, and the festive season. Here's what's on in Wellington. 

School accidents costly

Accidents in Wellington schools cost the taxpayer just over $800,000 last year.

Jamie's dinners

Popular chef bringing his cuisine to the Capital

Diners will soon be chowing down Jamie Oliver's dishes in the heart of Wellington.

Khandallah's slice of India

Cashmere Ave is one of many Indian street names in Khandallah, and was probably named after the northwestern region of Kashmir.

Stomaching bulimia on stage

The impact of eating disorders is often a taboo subject, but one show is hoping to change that.

Thorndon PostShop to close

Another PostShop is to close, this time Thorndon.

What's on in Wellington: Jan 22 - Jan 28

Check out what's on around the region.

Holocaust survivor's story

70 years since liberation of Auschwitz

Ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz, one concentration camp survivor explains the importance of remembering the past.

Shakespeare for the digital age

Four lovers of Shakespearean soliloquy have modernised one of the Bard's most famous stories into a teenage webseries.

From rep rugby to fashion

Hemi Pou talks about founding men's clothing store Wakefield Hotel, selling boots to Bradley Cooper and playing rugby for New Zealand.

The many faces of Brianne Kerr

"What to wear, what to wear . . ." was Brianne Kerr's dilemma as she rummaged through tutus, corsets and pirate pants at Costume Cave last week.

Railway history and murder

Woodridge Estate is one of Wellington's newest suburbs, developed in the 1980s by the Wright family.

What's on in Wellington

Music, comedy, art, film, theatre - even a scavenger hunt. Find everything that makes this city NZ's culture capital.

Richard Taylor's love for Wellington

Weta Workshop founder Sir Richard Taylor talks about his love for Wellington.

Triumph and tragedy

Wellington arts, a year in revue

Every year Wellington is filled with weird and wonderful events, and 2014 didn't disappoint.

Club cricket hits the internet, live

In possibly a NZ first last week, a club cricket game was filmed and streamed live on the internet.

Slips, quakes and zombies

New Zealanders' fondness for British PM Sir Winston Churchill is recognised in Churchill Drive.

Site links buyers with designers

Finding wearable treasure just got easier thanks to two Wellington fashion addicts.

Paving the way to Anzac Day

Wellington's new war memorial park is rising out of the dirt in Buckle St.

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