The Wellingtonian

Maleficent flower power

Wellington gardeners' world-class win

Wellington garden designers win best in show at the world's oldest, most visited flower show.

Workmen busy at Empire Cinema

Island Bay's historic Empire Cinema looks set to reopen in the next few months.

Flyover campaign gears up

Opponents of the proposed Basin Reserve flyover ramp up fundraising for the High Court appeal.

Barnaby Weir flies home

After hitting the summer music festivals, Fly My Pretties is coming home to play in Wellington.

Specialists slam labs privatisation

Specialists say privatisation of Wellington lab services lacks "robust financial analysis".

Sweet success for WBC

Wholesale Boot Company serves from the hive

Wellington's Wholesale Boot Company is all abuzz about one ingredient coming soon to its menu.

Mayor steps in for housing plan

All Wellington City councillors will be able to vote on a proposal to create 13 special housing areas.

What's on in Wellington

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

'I feel like my life is on hold'

A multiple sclerosis diagnosis was not the 20th birthday present Amy Clague was hoping for.

Helping hand for marathon

First marathon for blind runner

Blind athlete and world champion pair up (with the aid of some rope) to compete at London event.

Aymon McQuade's caffeine addiction

NZ Specialty Coffee Association director spills the beans on his top brews and serving celebs.

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.

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