Wellingtonians leave shopping to the last minute with many stores only just experiencing a Christmas rush.
Childhood memory inspires the winner of the people’s choice award in the capital’s display awards.
Wellington City Council defends its use of almost $20,000 to build a pop-up beach in Civic Square .
Capital E has partnered with Foster Hope to pack kits for children entering foster care.
Wellingtonians not up for the Christmas dinner challenge will be well catered for on December 25th.
Blind Foundation graduates Gina and friends from guide school.
Red Rabbit Co Coffee manager Baptiste Kreyder talks about carving out a niche in Wellington.
Dylan Horrocks new graphic novel Sam Zabel And The Magic Pen is a personal journey.
After a century abroad Maori ancestral remains return home to Te Papa.
Negotiating old building issues with council rules one of challenges for Tuatara.
Councillor questions whether the capital’s Built Heritage Incentive Fund needs more funding.
Wellington’s Blackdog Brewery released a new beer and all proceeds from it donated to the SPCA.
Wellington council’s Accessiblity Advisory Group says more parks are great, but increase the fines.
Sally Millar, her partner Sam and their dog cross the Tasman to set up an alternative tattoo studio.
The IHF trophy Oceania championship made its Wellington debut this week with the sport rapidly gaining national popularity.
Locals have until Friday to tell Wellington City Council why it should not take their playground away.
Council signs off on new building to integrate community services and facilities.
Wellington City Council reviews as central government looks set to get rid of state housing.
Three Wellington cafes will be vying for Cafe of the Year honour.
Friends of Owhiro Stream hope council plans to extensions the Southern Landfill are altered.
After failing to sell in August, the Vogelmorn Bowling Club has a chance to be retained for wider community.
Lower Hutt’s Sarah Atkin challenges an all-male line-up in the Wellington Mountain Bike Club Downhill Series.
Olivia Mahood was rejected four times by drama school, now she’s one of their top students.
Jo Alderdice and Little Sprouts charity has gone from making one baby care pack to becoming one of Wellington’s Local Heroes.
Peter Biggs expects Wellington’s new asset to become economic drive like Melbourne centre.
Kapiti Coast downhill mountain biker Jamie Lyall has been around the world racing and building tracks.
Jane Kellahan preparing for trip to London Biennale in January.
Trailblazers of traditional craft and cultural art from NZ, Hawaii and Canada are celebrated in Toi Maori.
Annie Fitzmaurice talks about how Wellingtonians devoted their time to 40-day yoga challenge.
A compost bin was set up to benefit community and council hopes it will inspire more local bins.
The water is warming up and Wellington freediving club members are getting back in the ocean.
Kate Carty’s book Run Thomas Run follows an Iraqi family living in fear under Saddam Husain’s regime.
After turning Green at college, James Shaw has played a long game in his route to Parliament.
Guy Fawkes celebrations go off in Wellington this weekend, but who remembers why?
Editor says taking on the project is like throwing a party and hoping the guests turn up.
School’s out for dead humpback whale, which gets a karakia from local Maori.
Tsunami escape routes and safety markers for Miramar Peninsula help residents prepare for worst..
Performers end their wānanga to Taiwan with Ka Mate to the surprise of airport travellers.
A local yoga enthusiast has organised free yoga classes on Labour Day for the Wellington region.
Hutt Valley Indoor Sports hosts Indoor Cricket World Cup and NZ wants to stop Aussie dominance.
An SOS from nurses who say they can’t find work and fear future shortages. FRANCESA JAGO reports.
Locals come face-face with stories and images of Wellingtonians who left 100 years ago to fight in WW1.
Commemorations kick off in Wellington to mark 100 years since New Zealand soldiers left to fight in WW1.
Through Wellington’s creative spaces Fraser Hoffe says he has found his reason for living,
Wellington’s first Syrian refugees need the help of volunteers to show them the Kiwi way.
Performers chosen to end Nan-Ying Cultural Festival opening ceremony.
A new rifle range at the valley’s old landfill has been backed by the community board.
A Taiwanese tour guide joins NZ performing for haka Ka Mate during the opening of festival.
Wellington’s Whitireia Performing Arts and Waikato’s Tamaki-Hauraki Kowhao Rau join forces overseas.
Have a look at a different way people play the most watched sport in the world right here in Wellington.
The gig by Wellington-based soul singer Bella Kalolo and music students is captured on video.
Vulnerable communities target of programme based on Aussie model.
The digital world of online streaming, movie rental and film piracy is turning local video stores into the walking wounded.
Red Cross launches a potentially life saving First Aid and Emergency app. SUE TEODORO reports
The Haydocks’ outrageous outfits, made in their spare time, are on display at Emerging Light Gallery.
NewsWire’s team provides a constant stream of updates on election results and commentary.
Peter Dunne has been an MP since 1984, and he’s been given another three years.
Losing in Wellington Central once again is easy to take when you are basking in National glory.
At the Labour Party Wharewaka gathering, candidates reflect on their performance.
JONTY DINE caught the reactions at the Greens election night party as they concede defeat.
National Party faithful celebrate at the Penthouse in Brooklyn while the media are put in their place.
NICOLE ADAMSON and SARAH WILSON hit Wellington streets on election night to talk to voters.
Newswire hits the Wellington streets – JONTY DINE and YC LEE ask voters for their thoughts.
Hekia Parata awaits the election results at the Mana Cruising Club in Paremata.
The National candidate for Hutt South nervously awaits the election results at Chappelli’s Bar and Eatery.
The Wellington Central Greens candidate is quietly optimistic of becoming one of the country’s new MPs.
Labour candidate Kris Fa’afoi and his team are waiting anxiously in Titahi Bay for the results to drop.
National party candidate Paul Foster-Bell spent the day with a sleep in and then helping people vote.
A political social media specialist rates the work of the Greens as the best in a truly social election.
With just a 1000-vote majority, Peter Dunne’s Ohariu seat could be a game changer.
Coffee beans have been used to predict the outcome of the election.
Conservative candidate Gordon Copeland ruffled feathers with his comments about poverty.
What influence has the final leaders debate had on voters? Social media and streets opinion offer clues.
The Opinion Partnership has been using billboards and ads to scare voters about Labour-Greens alliance.
Students who challenged candidates on student issues give their thoughts on how the politicians performed.
NewsWire asks Wellingtonians what they thought about being spied on, and for many it is just part of life.
About 18,500 people will be working at more than 2500 places set-up for New Zealanders to vote.
An exhibition in Wellington puts the events of September 11, 2001 under close scrutiny.
National party billboards in the Wellington Central electorate take a hammering in the run-up to the election. SUE TEODORO reports.
A passionate and at times unruly crowd grilled Rongotai candidates in Miramar.