The Wellingtonian

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.

Wellington's elite streets video

The money shot - it's views like this, plus the contemporary architecture, that are drawing buyers to apartments in ...

It's not about size or ostentation: what Wellington covets is quite different to Auckland.

'Bogor' bush property sold

Bogor's Bush has a reprieve - Burton Silver drew another sketch for Stuff this afternoon.

Burton Silver's land that inspired the Bogor comic strip has been sold, and will not be subdivided.

'Bogor' is selling the bush

The last Bogor character was penned by Burton Silver this morning.

Burton Silver drew the Bogor comic strips here. Now, after 100 years in the family, the bush and bach are for sale.

A cheaper way to rent

Kaleb and Hannah Heberley at their rented New Plymouth home with children Ben, 10 months, Maddie 4, and Izzy, 6.

Why rent in Wellington when you can get a luxury pad in New Plymouth for half the price?

Art projection lights up Te Papa

Mina Arndt's 1915 work, The red hat, is one of the art works that has been projected onto the outside walls of Te Papa ...

Public invited to join Prime Minister in selecting what art should be displayed.

Weta joining forces with Massey

Weta Workshop art director Paul Tobin, right, with concept artist Logan Preshaw.

Design students at the university will now have access to industry leaders within Weta Workshop.

Wellington by-election under way

Transport and cycleways are proving to be a popular topic in the lead up to the Wellington City Council southern ward ...

Voters in Wellington's southern suburbs should now have their voting papers for the southern ward byelection. 

Review: Everything is set at Rita

The hāpuku with peas was beautifully constructed, with a rich fish stock.

"It's just like going to a friend's place for dinner, only to find that they have become a marvellous whiz in the kitchen."

Volunteer work a 'type of therapy'

After six months of sitting at home with an injury, Melelisa Togiatama decided she needed a plan. So she started ...

After months of sitting at home with an injury, Melelisa Togiatama started volunteering.

Teen gets to grilling new MPs

Dan Moskovitz, 14, is taking his love of NZ politics to the next level, starting an ambitious podcast series where he ...

14-year-old Dan Moskovitz is on a mission to interview as many new MPs as possible.

Rowers bare all for mental health

The rowers of Wellington Rowing Club bare all in a fundraising calendar to help raise awareness for mental health.

There were a few nerves, but Wellington rowers stripped to the basics to raise funds.

Haircuts in heat for festival pop-up

Barber Shop Chronicles is about the the conversations had in African barber shops.

Free buzz cuts were the order of the day, to promote upcoming NZ Festival show.

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