Wellington's grand old dame of cinema, The Embassy, is having an important birthday this week
Wigging up a ballet Christmas
Four ballet dancers will be sporting expensive heads of hair in the Royal New Zealand Ballet's next production.
Richard Stilwell has gone from guarding the Prime Minister to sweeping up dog fur.
A sickness has turned into something sweet for Wellington baker Kristine Bartley.
Miramar Peninsula is next in line for blue tsunami warning markers.
The Wellington Opera House is getting a major face-lift even though it has been yellow-stickered.
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.
As the kaka population thrives their propensity for stripping tree bark is causing havoc in the Botanic Gardens.
In 1934 Wellingtonian Joyce Nielsen brought glamour to the screen and made it to Hollywood.
Rum: pirates loved it, smugglers sold it and Havana bar in Wellington now imports it directly.
Two of Wellington's popular fruit and vegetable markets are operating on school grounds without permission.
Author Emily Perkins about imaginary worlds, acting and the e-books v print debate.
'Groundbreaking' police, refugee programme to fold
Lauded programme addressing attitudes of police and refugees to one another has run out of funding.
If health food junkies had their way, there would be a block of empty shops in Northland Rd.
A year on from the local body elections and Wellington's six first-term councillors have got down to business.
The Basin Reserve came in over budget this financial year, the worst result of Wellington venues.
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.
Dwell Housing Trust will lease four new houses at affordable rents and sell six on shared-ownership deals.
Bats wings its way back to Kent Tce
Bats Theatre is planning a return season of its own next month when it reopens in its Kent Tce home.
Wellingtonians are great at informally renaming their streets, and that includes Old Hutt Road.
Home coffee-making became competitive at Wellington's first best amateur barista competition at Caffe L'affare.
Named after the first European explorer to reach New Zealand, Tasman St is a bastion of Mount Cook history.
Part of Shelly Bay is finally being spruced up, but Wellington City Council is not coming to the party.
Youth council calls for waterfront drink fountains
Wellington's Youth Council is fundraising to get a trial of drinking fountains on Wellington's waterfront.
Rain, leaves blamed for ongoing problems on the noise-plagued Johnsonville rail line.
For a century on winter Saturdays, rugby fans would stream down Rintoul St.
Tawa Goes to Town with 720 singers in biennial music festival that has taken place since 1982.
Parties outline stances on state housing, focusing on Wellington, where the issue has been a thorny one.
Motorists will soon be able to drive through Buckle St's Memorial Park underpass, five weeks early.
Billboard, advertising and media laws are not keeping pace with the new advance voting system.
Two parking buildings damaged in last year's magnitude 6.5 earthquake are expected to reopen by Christmas.
Ohiro Rd, all 3.3 kilometres of it, starts at Aro St and ends in Happy Valley with all the pleasures of Brooklyn in-between.
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.
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.
Chess queen, 13, defeats world's top players
Wellington's Layla Timergazi, 13, has claimed the World Chess Federation women's masters title.
Te Tai Tonga is in the red for this year's election - Labour red.
$1.5 million council grant mean the Zoo's 'Meet the Locals' project will complete well ahead of schedule.
Kaiwharawhara Rd juts from Hutt Rd and becomes Ngaio Gorge Road as it climbs towards Khandallah.
A new contender adds to Peter Dunne's difficulties in holding on to his electorate of 30 years.