How wrong his teachers were

John Jeffries
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They said John Jeffries wouldn't go far. He became a judge, a deputy mayor and much else besides.

Kapa haka festival for capital video

Te Matatini will kick off on February 20 at a pōwhiri at Waitangi Park where up to 5000 are expected to attend, ...

Next week, the capital will swell as more than 60,000 people flock to the "biggest Maori event in the world", Te Matatini Ki Te Ao.

What's on in Wellington

Te Matatini is a significant cultural festival and the pinnacle event for Māori performing arts, held this year in ...

Take a look at what's happening in and around Wellington.

We're adding, not taking away

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester: "Our current ambition is clear. We want to take our city's relationship with te reo ...

OPINION: Wellington wants a te reo transformation, writes mayor Justin Lester.

Reprieve for scientists video

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Generic, Te Papa, Wellington, Waterfront, Museum of New Zealand.

Top Te Papa scientists axed in a controversial restructure given a stay of execution.

Commissioner sought for a day

British High Commissioner Laura Clarke, left, with the winner of 2018's High Commissioner for a Day, Serenity Bruce, a ...

Fancy yourself as British High Commissioner? Applications are open.

'Dark day for science' at Te Papa video

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Generic, Te Papa, Wellington, Waterfront, Museum of New Zealand.

Two world-class scientists have been axed in Te Papa's controversial restructure.

Celebrating a Tui over wine

The Frank Birkitt Band has been together for four years. From left James Geluk, Frank Burkitt, Kara Filbey and Cameron ...

The year is only just beginning for the award-winning Frank Burkitt Band, with Australia and UK tours in the works.

Days Bay art deco on display video

Debs and Tracy Smith are "reluctantly" selling their unique art deco Eastbourne home.

Former Wellington rugby rep 'reluctantly' selling art deco classic.

The musical made of Kiwi classics video

George Mason and Rose McIver star in Daffodils.

"We Kiwis have heard these songs so many times it's easy to take them for granted."

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