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by Anna February 21, 2014

      Here at the Wellingtonista we’re firm faves of Richard Aindow - former editor of Fish Head magazine, and Quiz Master of Wednesday nights at Mighty Mighty – so we were pleasantly surprised to catch him outside the Rogue & Vagabond last night with a group of lycra-clad lit-up young ladies in incandescent costumes. […]

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Webstock 2014 Wednesday Warmup with the Wellingtonista and Web Drive

by Joanna January 22, 2014

It’s that special time again! For the fifth year in a row, we’d like to invite you to come and have a drink with us before the Webstock conference. You know the deal with this by now – it’s not an official Webstock event but they like us, and it IS an official Wellingtonista event. […]

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Wellington on the other side of the world

by Joanna September 1, 2013

We all know that Wellington is the centre of the universe, but did you know there’s a Wellington that’s the center of the universe as well? Not so long ago, we got an email from Rick of Walk about Wellington. Yup, that’s right, there’s a Wellington in Florida, USA as well. We answered some questions about […]

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Drunken conversations: Beth from Eat and Greet

by Joanna March 29, 2013

Everyone who’s a drinker knows that the best conversations happen when you are plied with good food and good drinks, so I’ve decided I’m going to interview some choice Wellingtonians after we have been imbibing together. First on the plate is Beth from Eat and Greet which launched last year and is doing a really great […]

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Official Wellingtonista Unofficial Webstock Wednesday Warmup time again!

by Joanna January 23, 2013

It’s that special time again! For the fourth year in a row, we’d like to invite you to come and have a drink with us before the Webstock conference. Once again,  we’ll be at the Fork and Brewer, upstairs in Bond Street, from 5.30pm on Wednesday February 13. Spot us by our Webstock satchels,  Instagramming […]

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More Auckland vs Wellington malarky

by Joanna December 6, 2012

Recently menus.co.nz put up a piece called Auckland is the capital of cuisine – not Wellington, and then asked a number of Wellington food bloggers to respond. The Auckland internet seems to be very short of space, as our response was edited quite heavily(*) despite sticking to the word limit (and links changed to promote […]

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What we’ve been tweeting about lately

by Joanna July 19, 2012

Do you follow us on Twitter? A lot of you do. But you might miss our tweets in amongst all your very important updates from sportspeople, so here’s what’s been going on. We talked about a new Mojo opening in the Telecom building on Willis Street, and what a relief that was since it was […]

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Data without borders

by Joanna June 26, 2012

They say that knowledge is power, and when it comes down to it, knowledge often comes from data. But how do you get the most out of your data? Or how do you get your hands on someone else’s? Find out on Thursday June 28. Data Without Borders NZ is gathering a network of non-profits, […]

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A super great night with Gamefroot

by Joanna April 25, 2012

Last night the City Gallery played host to the launch of Gamefroot, a new platform on which to build platform games – or more specifically, a HTML5 Game Creation tool. If you can use a web browser and if you can use mouse to click and drag – then you can use Gamefroot. The bar has […]

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Get Mr Gay Wellington to Mr Gay World!

by Joanna February 9, 2012

This weekend in Auckland is the Big Gay Out. Now that wouldn’t be of much interest to us here at the Wellingtonista because Out In The Square, the capital’s own queer festival is bigger and better, but at the Big Gay Out they’re also running the Mr Gay New Zealand competition and Wellington’s Marcus Fenson […]

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