Capital Life

Popular mini-train returns

The Aotea Lagoon train was decommissioned two years ago, but Porirua City Council project manager Philip Royle, left, ...

Porirua's only mini-train will get a new lease on life this Labour weekend.

Well this is unorthodox

Pickle & Pie had its genesis in a holiday tour of New York's sit-down delis four years ago.

They're not always kosher, but the offerings at New York-style deli Pickle & Pie have customers queuing out of the door. David Burton is a convert.

Putting a spell on the capital

Spanish magician Hector Mancha is known for his award-winning act featuring card magic and manipulation.

Magicians from across the globe are in town for the premiere of an ensemble magic show.

Review: Yum cha in Lower Hutt

Delicious pork dumplings at The Riddiford Hotel, Lower Hutt.

There's no need to head in to the CBD for excellent yum cha.

Cafe Scene

Celebrating kai for a cause

Spring for Kaibosh takes place this weekend.

The chance to get some goodies while helping out a good cause.

Review: Hot Sauce, Wellington

prawn wontons with green onion and ginger.

Cocktails and Asian snacks are on the menu at the latest in-house venue at the QT hotel.

Restaurant Reviews

Well this is unorthodox

Pickle & Pie had its genesis in a holiday tour of New York's sit-down delis four years ago.

They're not always kosher, but the offerings at New York-style deli Pickle & Pie have customers queuing out of the door. David Burton is a convert.

Review: Yum cha in Lower Hutt

Delicious pork dumplings at The Riddiford Hotel, Lower Hutt.

There's no need to head in to the CBD for excellent yum cha.

capital day

Putting a spell on the capital

Spanish magician Hector Mancha is known for his award-winning act featuring card magic and manipulation.

Magicians from across the globe are in town for the premiere of an ensemble magic show.

Just So Festival on the march

Wellington's Dancing and Drinking Society will be a headlining act at the Just So Festival in Kaitoke in February.

Wellington's Dancing and Drinking Society will be a headlining act at the Just So Festival in Kaitoke in February.

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