Capital Life

Part Californian, part Japanese

An indoor swimming pool  with a retractable roof  is the star attraction  of a Fritz Eisenhofer house for sale in Lower Hutt.

A unique Fritz Eisenhofer home could be yours for $1 million.

Sisters tell Cuba St's story

Pastry chef Maxine Scheckter puts the finishing touches one of her delicate tarts.

Book celebrates the food of famous Wellington street.

Chef Monique Fiso's big big day

Fiso at her new restaurant Hiakai in Wellington with her sous chef, Max Gnojczak, left, pastry chef Tom Hilton.

New Zealand's pop-up dining queen gets serious with a new restaurant and Netflix role.

From engine room to art gallery

Lower Hutt artist Alfred Memelink's painting of Ascot St, Thorndon. Memelink is the guest artist at Watercolour New ...

A former marine engineer has been selected as the guest artist at a national watercolour exhibition.

Cafe Scene

Sisters tell Cuba St's story

Pastry chef Maxine Scheckter puts the finishing touches one of her delicate tarts.

Book celebrates the food of famous Wellington street.

The face of capital's coffee scene

Suzy van der Kwast, who ran Suzy's Coffee Bar in Wellington.

Suzy van der Kwast was the glamorous owner and host of Suzy's Coffee Lounge.

Restaurant Reviews

Don't put off going to Logan Brown

Logan Brown's grand interior was home to a bank until 1996.

Even after 22 years, Logan Brown is still the best restaurant in Wellington.

What I ate at Eat

Eat is all gleaming tiles and low-key French touches.

Pan-European approach in the kitchen and touches of fine dining.

capital day

Pirouetting to ballet stardom

Jemima Scott has been practicing ballet every day since she was a young girl and now her dedication is paying off.

As a young girl Jemima Scott entered a world of tutus and pirouettes. She never left.

'Our Sharon' coming back to town

O'Neill circa 1980s battles a wind machine on the video shoot for Physical Favours.

The 80s are back as 'our Sharon' - Sharon O'Neill - returns on tour.

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