Capital Life

$550,000 Newtown apartments snapped up

Resource consent has been granted for a 56-strong apartment development in the Wellington suburb of Newtown.

41 apartments sell in four weeks - despite having no car parking and the fact they haven't been built yet.

Posters pulled amid free speech stoush

Gerlich said Phantom Billstickers had buckled to pressure from lobbyists with political and corporate backing that she ...

Feminist's suffrage posters pulled in move backed by rainbow youth lobby groups.

Teen helps fund new ambulance video

Several dozen people crowded out the St John's Bar to celebrate the ambulance's launch on August 15.

Adam Bird could have saved for an Xbox or a new bike – instead the teen's pocket money went to an ambulance.

Modern-day Kate Sheppards recognised

Inano Dance school founder Te Hau Winitana will feature in an exhibition at Petone Settlers Museum.

Five women from Hutt Valley will soon be seeing their own faces in a new museum exhibition.

Cafe Scene

Review: Pour and Twist, Wellington

The Orange Choffee, a marriage of orange, coffee, and chocolate.

If you adore coffee, and even if you don't, check out the new cafe bucking the trend of conventional machine brews.

Cafe Chat: Amy Alexander, JMR Cocktail & Co

Amy Alexander is co-founder of JMR Cocktail & Co, which makes pre-mixed classic cocktails.

Amy Alexander has worked behind the scenes at some of Wellington's iconic venues – and is now taking the "ready to drink" concept upmarket.

Restaurant Reviews

Happiness on a grand scale

The main bar sits under a forest of chandeliers.

At Happiness, the mains are for sharing, the dining room is huge and the fluffy bao will bring a smile.

Frank owns it at the Lido

Hand-blown East European glass lanterns now luxuriate in a high ceiling stud. Seating too, receives a major upgrade with ...

With Frank De Roose back at the helm as owner, this city institution is on stylish form.

capital day

Teen helps fund new ambulance video

Several dozen people crowded out the St John's Bar to celebrate the ambulance's launch on August 15.

Adam Bird could have saved for an Xbox or a new bike – instead the teen's pocket money went to an ambulance.

Modern-day Kate Sheppards recognised

Inano Dance school founder Te Hau Winitana will feature in an exhibition at Petone Settlers Museum.

Five women from Hutt Valley will soon be seeing their own faces in a new museum exhibition.

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