Sevens starts today – anyone want a ticket?

MainlanderMike has a spare ticket going for the Sevens starting today. Head over to his site and leave a comment if you’re keen to snap it up. Probably best to try and get in before 1pm today as we’ll be away to the first day by then. If you can also get into the Jamaican […]

Bronze for SunnyO

Congratulations to The Wellingtonista’s Llew (of SunnyO), who’s picked up third place in this year’s NZ and Australian section of the Weblog Awards. Tim Blair, the Australian reigning champ, was always going to be tough to top, so it was really a battle between the three chasing kiwi blogs for second place, with Silent Running […]

Links for Monday, 19 December 2005

Earthquake weather? Wild Land takes a quick look at the relatively tenuous links between hot still days and the increased chance of a decent shake. (And some analysis of that big shake we had last week from the same source, here). Nearly counting as a force of nature within the Wellington urban environment, the Stagecoach […]

Links for Thursday, 24 November 2005

Drunks on the streets of Wellington? Maybe they’re just acting out Radiohead videos. Know your dress code for some of the bars around Wellington. (Hint: a Cher singlet, however stylish, won’t go down well at Boogie Wonderland.) UDPATE: WellUrban has cast his discerning statistical eye over the dress codes of the various establishments mentioned, and […]

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Links for Wednesday, 16 November 2005

New Mystery Bar action over at Well Urban Is watching Parliament in action the new blogging spectator sport? Stanley Climbfall (via Gman inc.), Michael of Michael’s World and David Farrar have been watching the opening exchanges of the new Parliamentary session. The 2005 Chapman Tripp Theatre Award nominees have been announced. Good to see the […]

Links for Wednesday, 9 November 2005

Pretty pictures of the weekend’s fireworks over at Flickr: Patrick’s Soapbox, Whispering Inferno, and Brainsluice. More mystery bar action at WellUrban and Drinks After Work. Outgoing VUWSA members set up their own blog to critique the incoming VUWSA exec, Salient, and local student politics in general. As they state… This is our space not to […]

Links for Friday, 28 October 2005

WellUrban has a new Mystery Bar for you to identify. Wellington rugby legend Tana Umaga is getting a pasting from the Brits over the new footage showing he and Kevin Mealamu spear-tackling Brian O’Driscoll on this year’s Lions Tour. Check out the plethora of angry posts on the BBC rugby discussion boards. And speaking of […]

Grocer’s apostrophe

And since there seems to be a bit of a posting frenzy going on, what’s the harm in one more? Firstly, five whuffie points to the first person who can spot the grocer’s apostrophe in the ‘local news’ iframe down on the bottom left right of the homepage. And, secondly, who else wasn’t surprised to […]

Links for Thursday, 20 October 2005

Not only another bar review over at Drinks After Work (Morocco, Cuba Mall), but also a few more hints and tips on where to drink on the cheap around Wellington (Tupelo, 2-for-1 cocktails on Wednesday!) Keeping on the vaguely alcoholic theme, you may (or may not) want to check out The 6 Million Dollar Blog‘s […]