Capital Life

What does it take to make an eagle? video

The finished Haast's eagle looms over the new Te Taiao exhibition.

Jake Yocum's day job is a little different from most: recreating extinct birds.

Basketball a lifesaver

Pip Korent, 17, has been granted his wish - a professional-level basketball half-court in his own backyard. He has been ...

Pip Korent was diagnosed with cancer at high school. Then Make-A-Wish made his basketball dream come true.

Kindy's cold plunge for funds

The Plimmerton Mid Winter Dip raised nearly $3000 for Plimmerton Kindergarten.

The 23rd annual mid-winter dip raised thousands for Plimmerton Kindergarten.

Container Kai feeding Porirua

The volunteers at Porirua Salvation Army preparing meals at the Container Kai.

The Salvation Army in Porirua is home to a colourful new kitchen: Container Kai.

Cafe Scene

Recipe: Concrete Jungle Negroni

Forrester Lane's Concrete Jungle is a Negroni variation, which takes inspiration from a traditional rum cocktail and a ...

It's dual inspirations are a traditional rum cocktail and a Bob Marley song.

Los Banditos hit Wellington

As well as tacos, Los Banditos also have an extensive lineup of quesadillas, larger plates and bites to have with drinks.

The new Blair St restaurant is promising punchy margaritas and the best tacos in town. 

Restaurant Reviews

The Block - what's out back? video

It's all happening out the back of the old firehouse - this is The Block NZ: Firehouse building. The fully glazed ...

There's a glass penthouse, but most of the changes at The Block Firehouse site are out the back.

Cane's making a comeback

Wood and rattan are mixed in the deco-inspired Arch chair from Kiwi designers Douglas and Bec.

Hang onto grandma's old cane lounge suite: it's time is coming (again).

capital day

What does it take to make an eagle? video

The finished Haast's eagle looms over the new Te Taiao exhibition.

Jake Yocum's day job is a little different from most: recreating extinct birds.

Basketball a lifesaver

Pip Korent, 17, has been granted his wish - a professional-level basketball half-court in his own backyard. He has been ...

Pip Korent was diagnosed with cancer at high school. Then Make-A-Wish made his basketball dream come true.

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