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Porirua on parade for te reo

From left, Leon Tauroa, Rangihana Te Hauora and Cale Hor from Russell School in Porirua show off their cardboard carving ...

Wellington will host Aotearoa's

Puppets, sand and oppression

Ella Becroft interacts with sand on the set of Red Leap Theatre Company's Dust Pilgrim.

Red Leap Theatre returns to Wellington with another physical stage show.

‘Fresh meat’ rolls into Wellington

Roller derby is becoming increasingly popular in Wellington.

Strap on those skates and give roller derby a go with another opportunity to join Richter City.

What's on in the capital

Wellington Jazz Festival is in full swing with events continuing this week.

Find out what to do in Wellington on these cold winter nights.

Choreographer's architectural leap

Footnote New Zealand dancers, from left: Lana Phillips, Emma Dellabarca, Jeremy Beck, Brydie Colquhoun, Jared Hemopo ...

It has taken internationally recognised choreographer Jeremy Nelson only 3½  weeks to craft his latest piece.

Tawa best on stage

Tawa College's Stage Challenge victory was a team effort, the directors said.

From fundraising to makeup, direction to dancing - Tawa College's maiden Stage Challenge victory was a total team effort.

Nerves and vision required

Members of the Keeping it Natural team, who are finalists in this years Young Enterprise Scheme Dragon's Den competition.

Eight high-school business teams prepare to... face the dragons

Kittens and dino eggs

Magical Park augments the real-world field of view with fantasy visuals to have children running around collecting ...

Three city parks are turning into fantasy worlds with a collaboration between a game developer and councils.

From Vietnam to Vic

Hoang Tran, an international student from Vietnam, is thrilled to win a scholarship for her studies in actuarial science.

International student wins a scholarship in recognition of her abilities in a little known field.

The inside track

Roger Shepherd, the founder of Flying Nun. was heavily  influenced by punk in the 1970s.

He was not allowed to listen to popular music as a child but went on to head New Zealand's most famous indie record label, Flying Nun.

'Pot Luck' writer eyes second series

Director Ness Simons talks to the actors on the  set of her new web series "Pot Luck".

A Wellington web series is leading the way for diversity on screen.

Students work on the front line

College students are taken through a simulated surgery during Work Exposure Day at Wellington Hospital.

The next generation of Maori health professionals recently got to experience first hand what it is like to work on the front line.

What's on in the capital

Wellington Jazz Festival is in full swing with events continuing this week.

Find out what to do in Wellington on these cold winter nights.

Good samaritan's 3000km ride

Alastair Baldwin raised $4500 to help Samaritans help others struggling with their mental health by cycling the length ...

Alastair Baldwin got off the couch to help raise funds for the Samariatans.

Shoemaker crafts new career

Shoemaker Mat Jonsson works out of his garage at Johnsonville.

No kind of shoe is off limits for this as craftsman hones his skills

Flooded SH1 reopens video

Flooding has backed up traffic aloing State Highway 1 at Manakau, north of Otaki.

Highway cleared in Horowhenua, but slips remain on the Rimutaka Hill Road.

A play for justice

Massey University students will perform a play on Thursday examines youth justice issues.

A group of expressive arts students examine what young people face in New Zealand's justice system.

Her "little award"

Stephanie McIntyre, centre, with attendees of the Te Whariki program at the Downtown Community Ministry.

A champion of Wellington's most vulnerable was typically humble when speaking about her Queen's Birthday honour.

Where's the knitting gone?

Where have the covers gone?

Tree warmers and bollard covers designed to brighten up the city have been stolen from central Wellington.

Know your housing rights

Victoria University Student Association president Jonathan Gee wants stricter rules on heating and ventilation for housing.

Victoria University students' association is taking issues surrounding insufficient housing for students into their own hands.

Special Olympics bound

Chilean political exile Nury Olivares, left, is helping Rebecca Heath train for the Special Olympics World Winter Games ...

The cold slopes of Austria beckon for one Petone skier with cerebral palsy.

Blind runner heads to New York

Vision-impaired runner Maree Carson with CQ Hotels general manager Olivier Lacoua, who is sponsoring Maree to get to the ...

Limited vision won't stop Maree Carson from completing the New York Marathon.

What's on in Wellington: From June 2

The NZ Art Show is on at the TSB Bank Arena over Queen's Birthday Weekend.

It's all on in Wellington.

Thorndon developing community resilience

The Wellington Regional Emergency Management Office in Turnbull St, Thorndon.

The Thorndon Residents Association is making sure it is prepared for any disaster by updating its civil defence arrangement.

A hub for Wgtn's industrial past

View of the corner of Tory and Lorne St in 1922. The gas works can be seen at the left of the image. Harold John Hall's ...

Tory St runs 800 metres from Buckle St to Cable St.

Alpine skier eyeing Special Olympics

Special Olympian Michael Holdsworth who is heading to Austria in 2017 for the World Winter Games.

Coming from a skiing family, Michael Holdsworth has always loved the feeling of sliding down the slopes.

Cornwell St's heroic past

Aerial view of Wellington's wharves and railway in 1934. Westpac Stadium is now where the rail yards in the centre of ...

Cornwell Street is one of 18 Wellington streets named for people, places or events from World War

Historic church needs million-dollar makeover

Graham Atkinson is the project manager behind the $1m bid to restore Wellington city's oldest parish church, St ...

St' Peter's on Willis launches $1m renovation appeal

Reserves being used as rubbish dumps

Woodridge Planters chairman Peter Gilberd and deputy mayor Justin Lester with a tyre, computer monitor and water ...

Computer monitors, tyres, beer bottles and even a hot water cylinder have been found in Wellington's northern bush reserves.

Young soprano's big break

New Zealand opera singer Katherine McIndoe, of Wellington.

Young soprano Katherine McIndoe is more than a bit star-struck with her current cast.

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