Best of the week 7-14 July 2024

Here’s what’s good and Wellington-related this week! Best book that every Wellingtonian should read because I just did and wow Sodden Downstream by Brannavan Gnanalingam.  This has sat neglected on my bookshelf for far too long after it came out in 2017, but as our public transport gets worse, terrible weather events get more frequent […]

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Best of the last little while – June 2024

Hey, guess who’s been too busy with other brain things to update this for a while? That’d be me. But let’s not waste time on it. Here’s the best things for a while.  Best behaved weather of the week Nice weather on a public holiday allowing us to sit outside around a fire and set […]

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Best of the week: 9-16 June 2016

Best contribution to society The monthly Repair Cafe at Ngaio Union Church.  How cool to have a big room full of incredibly competent humans dedicated to helping others for free (you can contribute koha and if you don’t have coins, ask them for their bank account number). I took a record player and was not […]

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Best of the week: 2 June to 9 June 2024

Our weekly roundup of best things in Wellington continues and this week we’ve got contributions from Alan, Joanna, Martha and Tom. Best new place for dogs off leash We discovered that dogs are ok unleashed on the Remutaka Incline so we were able to take our fluffbeast biking with us (she’s got her own bike […]

Best of the week: May 11-18 2024

A new weekly feature! Here’s what was good! Hopefully future editions will include bests from other Wellingtonista members too. And don’t forget, if you want to contribute to the site, please email us! Best delivered food of the week The grilled lemongrass chicken salad from Rock Yard (pictured here with slow cooked pork in roti […]