Questionable advertising published by the Dominion Post

Yesterday, 11th of April, Wellington’s Dominion Post – and the NZ Herald – published an advertisement that ruffled my feathers. Now this was not a ruffle like the tussling of a child’s hair or that of an ornamental lace about one’s wrists, but more of a scuffle of disbelief, anger and confusion – not too […]

NZ Barista Championship 2013

UPDATE: and the winner is Nick Clark, Flight Coffee (The Hangar) UPDATE: The Semi-finalists have been announced! Five of Wellingtons finest Barista’s have made it through to the Semi-finals in the NZ Barista Championship 2013, being held tomorrow at the Michael Fowler Centre. Addison Dale, Caffe L’affare Nick Clark, Flight Coffee (The Hangar) Tim Norris, […]

Review: [title of show] take two.

I realise Kris has already given a review of [title of show] but I figure I may as well throw my thoughts into the ring. There’s no such thing as too many voices on the internet right? This review consists the one-two punch of a guest review from my partner Laura, followed by my take […]

Beer what you want to beer

It’s Choice Beer Week here in Wellington and last night The Sutton Group Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards took place at the Michael Fowler Centre. Harrington’s Breweries of Christchurch took out the top honours and were named Champion Brewery in New Zealand for 2012. Wellington, being the self-claimed and now generally accepted Craft Beer […]

It’s all in the game.

Avert your eyes if you are vegetarian, have an aversion to meat products, or if you’ve had a pet bird and now chicken is not a menu option. What follows is a discussion of a delectable degustation dinner consisting of game birds. Unless you belong to one of the three groups above how can you […]

Glee meets V for Vendetta

Musicals aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. But if said musical is set in Wellington and involves the assassinations of Glee type characters it’s hard not to want to know more. Joshua Hopton Stewart has written a hilarious piece of musical theatre based on his team’s entry in the 2010 V48Hour Short Film Competition, Society Slump […]

It was a very good beer

After having a great evening at Fork and Brewer last week for the Official Wellingtonista Unofficial Webstock Wednesday Warmup, where large numbers of local beer and large platters of delicious nibbles were placed before us like the Web Royalty we wish/pretend/believe ourselves to be, I was extremely excited to hear about the event they are […]

Ladies in the House

I would have had this up sooner but something happened with the site and we lost it for a bit. But it’s back! And now I can tell you all about the event that was Ladies in the House, put on by The Wellington Young Feminists’ Collective. Firstly a huge thanks and congratulations to the […]

Candidates: Grant Robertson for Labour in Wellington Central

We invited all candidates in Wellington electorates to contact us with their answers to fifteen crowdsourced questions. Answers are restricted to 30 words each, and we publish them exactly as we receive them. Who are you and what do you want? I am Grant Robertson, and I want your vote to continue to be MP […]