A Tawa girl is dancing her way to her dream role, to play the Black Swan in Britain's Royal Ballet.
A classic Wellington venue will be revived for the New Zealand Festival next year.
A mountaineer who scaled the Himalayas with Sir Edmund Hilary has published a memoir nearly 60 years after the event.
OPINION: Let's talk about England cricketer Monty Panesar.
In a speech last week, United States President Barack Obama called income inequality "the defining challenge of our time".
Bianca van Dyk, daughter of Silver Fern legend Irene van Dyk, has been chosen for netball's national elite development camp this month.
Life in The Terrace Gaol, built in 1853, was hard labour, hard food, and hard beds.
Actor Gavin Rutherford talks about marine biology, playing pantomime dames and why he gave up rugby
Officers are as much to blame for the stagnation of the last Wellington City Council term as the councillors, chief executive Kevin Lavery says.
Burglary, brothels and murder have all been part of Vivian St's history.
"Hi-de-hi Wellington," says British actor Su Pollard, who will come to the capital next May to perform in Annie.
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Wellington airport's newest employee has a nose for trouble.
OPINION: Cricket officials need to act decisively to get rid of sledging from their game.
OPINION: We're being asked to embrace digital media, while also being told it can't be trusted.
A message in a bottle had travelled a long way by the time it was picked up at Makara beach.
The Pulse will provide the highest number of players to the Silver Ferns squad travelling to Britain next month.
More than 100 pupils took to the stage for Wellington's first junior kapa haka festival, at Wellington High School on Saturday.
Two Wellington high school students have been chosen for a major science programme.
Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce chief executive Raewyn Bleakley talks about university life, where the city council misses out and jogging.
With a picturesque view of the beach looking out towards the South Island, Lyall Parade emits a coastal town vibe.
REVIEW: The furnishings are simple but the flavours pack a punch at Steer & Beer bar and grill in Courtenay Place.
An unbelievable instrument is at the centre of the debut novel by a Wellington author.
OPINION: Ireland prop Cian Healy bought himself a whole lot of publicity when he slammed the All Blacks' haka recently.
New Year's Eve celebrations in Wellington have been scrapped in favour of a picnic the next day.
Another Wellington railway overbridge needs to be repaired.
Wellington's roading identity is confused and dangerous in places, says two Dutch transport consultants.
OPINION: No matter what, MPs will always say they prefer the satisfaction of doing the little things for their constituents.
Keen Newlands cricketers are finding their experience with the city council a bit hit and miss after lobbying to repair their broken practice nets.
Iko Iko owner and Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra player Steve Jessup talks about ukuleles, gift shops and No 1 hits.
Wakefield St, Wakefield Park and Mt Wakefield were all named after a former criminal and amateur hypnotist.
REVIEW: One of Wellington's oldest pub has survived a series of makeovers.
The future of the Matiu/Somes Charitable Trust is uncertain after a Department of Conservation policy change that has choked its cash flow.
A group of pilgrims encounter sword fights, chase scenes and even a medieval tournament in Gryphon comedy Some Canterbury Tales.
Interviews with violent offenders, their families and their victims' families are the inspiration for two plays being staged this month.
Zealandia's new chief executive had not visited the sanctuary before she was approached about the job.
Miramar is the first suburb to use a new city council policy to form a business improvement district.
Get to know your neighbours was the message to emerged from a meeting at the Multicultural Service Centre in Torrens Tce, Mt Cook, recently.
Two ambitious Wellington teenagers who have been named school cyclists of the year hardly have time to study - but they say it's worth it.
A 9-year-old schoolboy fed up with waiting for the bus in the rain has earned himself and his friends a new bus shelter.
A bright new star is on the rise over Wellington.