Hobson St evokes images of the grand homes of some of Wellington's most influential and affluent people.
Addressing a gender imbalance
Not so long ago policewomen weren't permitted to drive police cars, and if they wanted to get married they had to resign.
Frank Kitts lagoon and the Harbour footbridge may finally get official names.
More riprap is desperately needed to save Breaker Bay's storm-eroded coastline, say residents.
Crafting sweet treats from beans to bars
Wellingtonians love craft and artisan food, and now there's a new kid on the block, the Wellington Chocolate Factory.
Wellington City Council has paid for a Wellington artist to produce punk art in Beijing.
The hops have been harvested and the beer is brewing for the annual Hopstock craft beer trai
The life of a New Zealand ballet pioneer
Royal New Zealand Ballet principal Sir Jon Trimmer talks about dyslexia, growing fruit trees and keeping fit at 74.
Stephanie Sole "cried and cried" when she learnt her dream home could be taken away from her.
Dancers Sir Jon Trimmer and Lucy Green talk about mime in the latest production Royal NZ Ballet production, Coppelia.
OPINION: For the third time in 18 years, Winston Peters seems destined to decide which major party gets to form a government.
OPINION: The history of sports clubs being owned by wealthy backers has not always been a happy one.
Tringham St in Karori is a tiny street that gives a historical nod to Karori and other buildings around town.
Quality and consistency is the secret to a perfect coffee, Mojo airport cafe owner Jason Neilson says.
The Wellington East Girls' College softball team has returned to the winner's circle after claiming the national secondary schools title in Christchurch.
OPINION: All too often, the claim of "racism" is a political weapon of last resort.
OPINION: Sanzar bosses are wrestling with what to do with Super Rugby.
Rainwater-born heavy metals and pesticide have contaminated Wellington Harbour's floor to levels above national guidelines.
TALIA CARLISLE - The Wellingtonian
However, it has been holding gigs since February 21 and nothing appears to have changed.
Four Argentinian football imports are enjoying Wellington, even though it's cold, windy and there are no stadium games.
The name Freyberg is associated with Freyberg Pool and Sir Bernard Freyberg, but Freyberg St is named after his brother.
Dance duo sets sights on UK festival
A duo who conquered the New Zealand Latin dance scene are now targeting England's prestigious Blackpool dance Festival.
Academic freedom and democracy is under threat, university staff and students say.
OPINION: It was fitting that Sky TV played the two-part series Howzat last week, as the Twenty20 World Cup was beginning in Bangladesh.
OPINION: To survive, as even the Hunger Games books and films have pointed out, you need to be able to compromise, and to collaborate.
Sharing his story made such a difference to one man that he is now helping other survivors of sexual abuse.
Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd's memorial below the Mt Victoria lookout commemorates a famous American polar explorer's special connection with Wellington.
Four childhood friends have self-funded a mockumentary series based on creative types living in Wellington.
The glitz and glamour of the 1920s is coming to Gryphon Theatre.
AMY JACKMAN - The Wellingtonian
Johnsonville has some of the oldest history in Wellington.
The first 300-tonne concrete roof slab was poured onto the Buckle St underpass this morning.
OPINION: I've been trying to figure out what was ailing Andy Haden the other day when he was being interviewed by Mary Wilson.
OPINION: Will John Key show the steel that has been lacking so far in his dealings with wayward Cabinet colleagues?
Wellington weather has caused trouble for the ice rink at Queens Wharf this week.
A Tasman St site is still empty, six years after a landmark building was demolished to make way for a supermarket.
HOLLY DOVE - The Wellingtonian
Getting around the capital has never been easier, after the first month of a free bike-lending programme set up by Aro Valley residents.
Buckle St in Mt Cook has grown from a simple dirt track, to an established road, to a part of State Highway 1.
OPINION: A clear imbalance exists in New Zealand's relationship with Australia, and it's getting worse.
ALISA YONG - The Wellingtonian
An eight-year collaboration between Victoria and Massey universities in the shared running of the New Zealand School of Music is to end.
OPINION: Good on Central Pulse coach Robyn Broughton for railing against persistent foul play in netball.