The Wellingtonian

Cheap fuel retailer's capital ambition

Gull hopes to have an unmanned station up and running in Petone by the end of the year.

Discount petrol station chain Gull eyes four sites as is plans to put down roots in Wellington region.

Towns fume over Eminem gridlock video

There were 90-minute delays as traffic heading north out of Wellington after the Eminem concert ground to a standstill.

Traffic surged 20%, and delays hit 90 minutes. The Kāpiti towns that felt it most say Wellington needs to plan big events better.

Fatal crash 'like a bomb going off'

A man died after colliding with a truck on State Highway 5, near Eskdale last night.

'There was nothing anyone could do to help the driver of the car

Unnecessary tests given the flick

New guidelines are believed to have curbed the number of misdiagnoses and potentially harmful unnecessary antibiotic ...

Study finds new treatment guidelines curb potentially dangerous prescriptions and save healthcare funding.

Life on a boat has drawbacks

Dan Bishop on board Maya at a Wellinton marina 17.1.19

Living at a marina can quickly dispel romantic notions, says seasoned yachtie.

Driver's lucky escape

The driver of a vehicle which flipped on a road near Wellington on Saturday had a lucky escape with a few minor cuts and ...

The driver of the car rolled near Wellington on Saturday morning.

Serial drink-drivers roll on

Gavin Hawthorn, pictured in 2004, who has killed four people in car accidents, has been convicted of drink-driving. ...

Cries to permanently take serial-drink driver Gavin Hawthorn off the roads will go unheeded, yet again.

City still shaky on quake readiness video

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a building in Molesworth street Wellington which was previously vacant has ...

Despite a huge wake-up call two years ago, are Wellington residents ready for the next big earthquake?

$26m refurb for Harbour City Centre

The Harbour City Centre, before the renovations began.

The three-storey Brandon St building, once owned by Kirkaldie & Stains is being refurbished.

Garage Project fillery for Chch

Matt Smith has fitted out Dorset Street with 12 taps offering Garage Project beer, wine and nitro coffee.

From oil changes to rigger refills, an old mechanic's workshop now has craft beer and nitro coffee on tap.

Citroen 2CVs in raid

October is the 70th anniversary of the 1948 launch of the Citroen 2CV and 20 of the cars were on display in Waitara on ...

Celebrating 70 years since the Citroen 2CV was first made, 20 of the cars are going for a road trip around the central North Island.

Teen busker earns $80 an hour

Teenager Pippi Orr says busking can be lucrative. (File photo).

Scrap your holiday job, a teenager is earning $80 an hour busking with an ukulele.

Renters want security video

Whangarei resident, Rachel Parangi, with daughter Tahlia, says owning a home remains a dream, but renting is their reality.

A long-time renter says the biggest concern most renters have is getting kicked out.

Future foods: Flexitarian diet promises more than mock meat

The flexitarian diet features mostly plants and some real meat.

Consumers will eat plant protein but in an authentic way.

Year's repreive for station

Te Ūpoko o Te Ika Radio has been operating for 33 years.

The oldest Māori radio station will go to the Waitangi Tribunal after a two-month funding freeze.

Good news for Hutt moviegoers video

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Vox pop on H&M store opening in Queensgate, Lower Hutt.

The Queensgate Mall in Lower Hutt is about to rebuild its movie complex.

Mecca opens flagship store

The 435 square-metre space, will house over 100 high-end beauty brands.

Global beauty brand Mecca has opened the doors to its biggest New Zealand store.

Over the moon about win

Callaghan Innovation's Rachael Mason tries on a space suit at Space Camp in the US. Mason was in Huntsville, Alabama, in ...

A schoolgirl's stellar science skills saw her win a cadet's award out of 500 students at Space Camp.

War book unites families

Mele Vekula-Moonen with Frances Baylis united in Wellington.

A nurse who just returned from Niue was the only person a wounded Niuean soldier could understand while being treated in London. More than 100 years later their grand children have connected in Wellington.

Mum to lead protest over camps funding

Bronwyn Ngatai is ready to protest for more help for children with mental health issues.

Protest to highlight lack of help for children with mental health problems.

How did Wellington's new bus service fare?

New Wellington bus operator Tranzit has begun introducing fully-electric double-deckers. (File photo)

Wellington's new bus schedule will face its biggest test from Monday morning commuters.

RNZB dances with Mozart

The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Dancing with Mozart is "an excellent evening of dance".

REVIEW: An excellent evening of dance to the intricate and inspirational music of Mozart.

Kāpiti mayor slams rate increase

Kāpiti Mayor K Gurunathan has lashed out at Greater Wellington Regional Council for its proposed rates increase in his ...

Fears Kāpiti residents won't be able to pay "excessive" rates hike proposed by regional council.

NZIA awards - small is good gallery

The Te Horo bach by Parsonson Architects won a Housing Award and a Resene Colour Award in the 2018 NZIA Wellington ...

One architect took out two housing awards for remote retreats in the 2018 NZIA Wellington awards.

'We're upsizing, not downsizing' gallery video

Is it a spaceship? Is it a house? This new build is the second Ian Burrow-designed house to be built by the owners.

Wellington couple loved their quirky Ian Burrow house so much, they commissioned a bigger one.

Bad boy of broadcasting

Former Radio NZ announcer Chris Whitta was a bit of a rebel in his broadcasting days.

Back then, we were trained as announcers to cover everything, even the weather.

'Monumental' price for cottage

This small cottage in Lewisville Terrace, Wellington sold for $1.352 million at auction, $602,000 more than its RV.

It was valued at $750k, but things got a little heated and this small Wellington cottage went for $1.352m.

Meet a botanical artist

Alloxylon flammeum. Original donated to the Sydney Florilegium Collection.

This Wellington-based artist travels the globe to paint and illustrate the natural world.

Wellington v Auckland video

The Cubadupa street festival is a firm fixture on the Wellington arts calendar.

The northern city has size on its side, but is the capital just much more creative?

Elite street makeover required

It has been in the same family for 60 years, but now this 100-year-old villa in The Crescent, Roseneath is on the market.

Family selling 'elite street' villa in The Crescent, Roseneath have plenty of tales after 60 years.

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