Capital Life

Mike finishes his mission

The walk began in 2016, but stopped after Butler broke his ankle. He resumed the walk a year later and says there was ...

After a broken ankle halted his 2016 effort to walk from Auckland to Wellington for the Cancer Society, Mike Butler is finishing what he started

New twists in The Old Quarter

Forget the standard bamboo motifs: the decor here is all bold graphic slogans and comfortable booths.

There's nothing old-fashioned about The Old Quarter, which offers a new take on Vietnamese cooking, with some lesser-known street food classics thrown in.

Review: Baobab Cafe, Wellington

Shiitake mushroom risotto with bok choy.

The popular brunch spot now has a dinner service and happy hour.

Wellington's new low-waste vegan eatery

Lavender chocolate macarons at Mara.

Sustainable, ethical and paying a living wage - a forward-thinking vegan eatery comes to Riddiford St.

Cafe Scene

Review: Baobab Cafe, Wellington

Shiitake mushroom risotto with bok choy.

The popular brunch spot now has a dinner service and happy hour.

Wellington's new low-waste vegan eatery

Lavender chocolate macarons at Mara.

Sustainable, ethical and paying a living wage - a forward-thinking vegan eatery comes to Riddiford St.

Restaurant Reviews

New twists in The Old Quarter

Forget the standard bamboo motifs: the decor here is all bold graphic slogans and comfortable booths.

There's nothing old-fashioned about The Old Quarter, which offers a new take on Vietnamese cooking, with some lesser-known street food classics thrown in.

Pub grub with London Pride

This Lambton Quay establishment has long been an English theme pub, but its latest incarnation – as The Churchill – ...

REVIEW: Churchill is packed at lunchtime, but is it the authentic Cornish pasties or the outstanding tap beer that’s pulling in punters?

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Mike finishes his mission

The walk began in 2016, but stopped after Butler broke his ankle. He resumed the walk a year later and says there was ...

After a broken ankle halted his 2016 effort to walk from Auckland to Wellington for the Cancer Society, Mike Butler is finishing what he started

Setting sail in a sea of words

The boat is part of a competition, inviting people  to submit words related to the sea into it to be in to win dinner ...

 A giant paper origami boat is sailing into the National Library for National Poetry Day

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