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New theatre show a playful exploration of the realities of adulthood

With original music by Arran Cargill-Brown, and a pre-show podcast available to audiences for a behind-the-scenes bonus. ...

Paper Jam is a playful, accessible, and totally sustainable take on life as an adult when adulting turns out to be, actually, really boring.

Helicopter fights bush fire in Manawatū Gorge

Firefighters used a helicopter to access a bush fire in the slip prone Manawatū Gorge on Monday (File photo).

Slip-prone land near the scene of a vegetation fire on Monday created risks for fire crews attempting to reach the blaze.

Save cash with cold showers and swapping avocados for gruel video

“Cutting out just one café coffee a day could save you $1250 dollars a year. By my calculations, that will give you ...

OPINION: Get a balaclava to save on heating bills, too. It'll double its use when you realise you also need to rob a bank for a house deposit.

Young, vaccinated and over Covid video

Kiwis have been urged to get boosted, wear masks and socially distance.

OPINION: Get boosted, wear masks and follow the health advice, but the young and healthy will aim for a more normal life.

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Reimagining Wellington: What could we achieve with ambition and bold leadership? video

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We wanted to spark a discussion about how to make our region more liveable, more affordable, more connected.

Bringing Wellington's streams back to life and light video

An artist's impression of a daylighted Waitangi Stream on Kent/Cambridge Terrace

Wellington has buried hundreds of kilometres of natural streams in underground pipes. But what if we brought them back to the surface?

Reimagining Wellington: How Seoul uncovered a stream and changed the central city

The excavation and rehabilitation of Cheonggye Stream in Seoul has transformed the inner city. Once an elevated highway, ...

What we can learn about one Asian capital's ambition to rehabilitate natural waterways, just like those under Wellington's streets.

Reimagining Wellington: How a London construction scheme is breaking barriers video

The UK's first female advanced scaffolder, Vicky Welch, on the job.

The UK's first female scaffolder says the job is like "watching something come to life," and she wants other women to experience that too.

Reimagining Wellington: Cities are about sharing space (including with the trees)

In 2007 a two-level residential dwelling was built right under this rātā’s crown on Victoria Street in Wellington.

Hannah Hopewell of Te Herenga Waka Victoria University on landscape-led urbanism, where the nature and people can co-exist.

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Save cash with cold showers and swapping avocados for gruel video

“Cutting out just one café coffee a day could save you $1250 dollars a year. By my calculations, that will give you ...

OPINION: Get a balaclava to save on heating bills, too. It'll double its use when you realise you also need to rob a bank for a house deposit.

Young, vaccinated and over Covid video

OPINION: Get boosted, wear masks and follow the health advice, but the young and healthy will aim for a more normal life.

Tongan eruption may have triggered mutiny on the Bounty

Want to support Tonga? Support its language video

Culture

New theatre show a playful exploration of the realities of adulthood

With original music by Arran Cargill-Brown, and a pre-show podcast available to audiences for a behind-the-scenes bonus. ...

Paper Jam is a playful, accessible, and totally sustainable take on life as an adult when adulting turns out to be, actually, really boring.

Arts funding is failing to reach Pan-Asian New Zealanders video

Pan-Asian Screen Collective co-founders, Dr Shuchi Kothari, left, and Roseanne Liang.

A group of Pan-Asian creatives fed up with arts funding failing to reach them have spearheaded their own targeted training schemes to increase Asian-made arts content.

Wellington's Tommy Millions pizzeria kiosk to close in March

Tommy Millions in Wellington's Te Aro is closing.

A much-loved pizza store in the city’s centre – and late-night staple for many famished drinkers – is shutting up shop after nearly 10 years.

Ali Harper brings classic Carole King album to stage in soaring performance

Ali Harper is performing Carole King’s songs at Circa Theatre until February 22.

REVIEW: Ali Harper brings to life all the hits of Carole King's award-winning album from 50 years ago.

Te Hīkoi Toi: Rita Angus’ Thorndon

Rita Angus, 'View from Tinakori Road', 1966-67, oil on hardboard. Reproduced courtesy of the Estate of Rita Angus. ...

Mark Amery takes an art walk with Rita and friends from the Wellington Botanic Gardens to City Gallery and Te Papa.

Sport

Push to name Masterton cricket ground after retiring great Ross Taylor video

Ross Taylor has well and truly earned himself the moniker of cricketing great with a host records and achievements over ...

With Wairarapa's favourite cricketing son retiring from top-level sport, a district councillor wants Queen Elizabeth II Park's oval renamed in his honour.

New Phoenix player wants to be his own man, not the next Ulises Davila video

Wellington Phoenix midfielder Gael Sandoval celebrates with Gary Hooper after scoring the opening goal against Western ...

Gael Sandoval scored on debut but says he is not feeling any pressure living up to the Phoenix's last Mexican maestro.

'He stepped up': Wellington Phoenix skipper Alex Rufer rises to the challenge video

Wellington Phoenix Alex Rufer celebrates Gary Hooper’s goal against Western United which he helped create.

The under pressure midfielder was instrumental in both goals as the Phoenix snapped their four-game losing run in the A-League Men with a much-needed win.

New Wellington Phoenix signing Gael Sandoval hits the ground running video

Gael Sandoval celebrates with Gary Hooper after scoring Wellington Phoenix’s first goal against Western United.

Ufuk Talay was umming and ahing over whether to start his new signing against Western United on Friday. In hindsight, he was sure glad he did.

Gael Sandoval scores on debut as Phoenix men return to winning ways video

Wellington Phoenix midfielder Gael Sandoval celebrates with Gary Hooper after scoring the opening goal.

It took just 16 minutes for the Mexican to make his mark in the A-League Men.

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Wellington's Tommy Millions pizzeria kiosk to close in March

Tommy Millions in Wellington's Te Aro is closing.

A much-loved pizza store in the city’s centre – and late-night staple for many famished drinkers – is shutting up shop after nearly 10 years.

WorkSafe investigating Wellington's Prefab cafe

The staff at Wellington's Prefab Cafe were not wearing masks or checking vaccine passes on Friday morning.

Customers are dining at Prefab, but serving staff are not wearing masks or checking vaccine passes.

No 'I' in Well_ngton: new sign on the capital waterfront video

Mayor Andy Foster becoming the "I" at the unveiling of the new Wellington sign on the waterfront.

A new $130,000 sign on the Wellington waterfront is designed to be "Instagram-able".

Lower Hutt's long-promised hotel taking bookings for April

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In August the developer behind the controversial hotel Sebel in High St, Lower Hutt, said ...

The developer promises four-star Sebel hotel will open in Lower Hutt by April

This suburb went from ugly duckling to the biggest price jump in Wellington video

The Upper Hutt suburb of Riverstone Terraces has gone from rags to riches – at first no-one wanted to live there, now ...

In the 2000s, the developer gave away a section for free because no-one wanted to live there. Now, the suburb's house price growth has outstripped everywhere else in Wellington.

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Fire crews will return to put out remaining hotspots in Upper Hutt fire video

Firefighters at work on the perimeter of the fire near Trentham on Monday.

Five crews and a helicopter were on-site on Monday – one each from Whanganui, Horowhenua and three from the Wellington area.

Red light no handbrake on fun for Wellington Anniversary Day video

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A long weekend holiday was spent by many on the waterfront and at Cuba Mall on the first day of the Covid-19 red light setting.

Weird and wonderful stories from animal rescue charities video

Male monarch butterflies can be identified by the spot on their lower wing.

A lost butterfly seeks asylum, a goldfish found on a front lawn gets adopted, and a man and his dog walk into a strip club.

Irate man in wheelchair spat in face of supermarket security guard

A security guard at the New World supermarket, Onekawa, Napier was the victim of Sean Berridge-Burley’s abuse.

Sean Berridge-Burley, who had already been trespassed from the New World, approached the worker while gesticulating with his middle finger and yelling abuse.

Most teens 'don't yet need' booster shots video

The first children aged between five and 11 in South Canterbury got their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Monday ...

Immunisation expert Professor Nikki Turner says there is no rush to vaccinate most teenagers, but the vulnerable should be considered first.

Push to name Masterton cricket ground after retiring great Ross Taylor video

Ross Taylor has well and truly earned himself the moniker of cricketing great with a host records and achievements over ...

With Wairarapa's favourite cricketing son retiring from top-level sport, a district councillor wants Queen Elizabeth II Park's oval renamed in his honour.

Crash between motorcycle and car on Wellington's Oriental Parade

A minor crash between a motorcycle and a car caused traffic issues on Oriental Parade.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area near Freyberg Pool after one person sustained minor injuries.

My Wellington: 'Diversity and inclusiveness'

Ray Ahipene-Mercer, a keen musician, and former city councillor talks about his Wellington.

The former Wellington City Councillor Ray Ahipene-Mercer also loves his corner of Wellington for its screaming seagulls, wheezing penguins, and special friends.

Arts funding is failing to reach Pan-Asian New Zealanders video

Pan-Asian Screen Collective co-founders, Dr Shuchi Kothari, left, and Roseanne Liang.

A group of Pan-Asian creatives fed up with arts funding failing to reach them have spearheaded their own targeted training schemes to increase Asian-made arts content.

Want to support Tonga? Support its language video

Damage in Tonga following Saturday's tsunami.

OPINION: Better access to their language would support mental health and wellbeing for Tongan youth in NZ during the current crisis.

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