Eager mountain bikers waived a lazy Christmas day in favour of tackling the tracks at the newly opened Christchurch Adventure Park. Christchurch local Jamie Helms has spent nearly every day at the park since it opened (including Christmas day) and says it’s a great thing for Christchurch. “We’ve got the mountains, we’ve got the ski fields not […]
The Kitten Inn is experiencing a surge in kitten numbers this season. AMY McEWEN finds out out what the public can do to help.
Over a million dollars is needed for Petone wharf repair, and consultation will take place early in 2017 after a blow-out in maintenance costs.
MARGOT NEAS reports.
The councillor charged with keeping the smokefree process moving has softly-softly approach
Barista John Hart tells us how a café can become a second living room.
After years of argument the contentious Curtis St rezoning has been signed off by Wellington council.
Staff are working from the back of their truck collecting and distributing food.
More female players becoming professional cricket players. KATENI SAU reports.
Wellington has a two-stage living wage plan, says the man charged with overseeing the process
Successful merging of alumni and graduate talent likely to be repeated
Numbers are double last year despite de-sexing initiatives
Kids from the East Porirua area are taking charge of revamping Cannons Creek – KATENI SAU reports.
Maiden speech for ‘proud red-badge wearing, union loving, bleeding heart liberal lefty’
A Central Otago business has spotted a perk of NZ’s ongoing annual increase in visitors.
Luke Fiso is rising to the top of crossfit success in New Zealand with an eye on the world. SHAR DAVIS reports
The past year in particular has been the best since the 2011 quake
Wellingtonians are getting a small taste of disruption, as these photos show
No parent wants to be away from their kids, but circumstances mean it is necessary
Local designer Jessie Wong creates leather bags and accessories with a focus on environmental responsibilities.
Cafe L’affare has a barista who can guess your coffee order. IRELAND HENDRY-TENNENT reports
Little Yellow Bird produce sustainable uniforms sourced from India
Latu Talu and Keegan O’Kane–Jones enjoyed success at the Australian championships.
The regular imports to Wellington this year include 20 from Japanese rugby competitions.
Record numbers include increasing numbers from Asia, particularly China.
Kapiti campus students prepare for a function to test their culinary skills. DAN MAGEEAN spent the day documenting the process.
The election, and the shows, may be over, but the gags may keep coming.
Month after month Statistics New Zealand is reporting tourism growth
Getting through the quake, and preparing for future emergencies is the topic of students in this show on Wellington Access Radio.
A bout of severe weather on November 15 caused flooding throughout the Greater Wellington Region. Here is a selection of photos taken around some of the waterways as they neared maximum capacity that day.
Quake didn’t clear shelves in the Island Bay New World but shoppers did
In the weeks after Britain voted to leave the European Union on June 23 , New Zealand was told to prepare for a British invasion. But Statistics New Zealand figures tell a different story. CHRIS VISSER reports.
Statistics New Zealand report shows Kiwis are travelling more but not to the same places they once did. However fewer are going to traditionally glamourous holiday destinations Vanuatu, Paris and Italy. SHAR DAVIS reports.
After the quake a gap had opened between a bank and a retaining wall
The Department of Conservation has received 1680 public submissions after approving in principle a hydro scheme on the West Coast’s Waitaha River.
Seventy submitters want to speak at hearing on December 5 for scheme that Forest and Bird says will be a devastating impact on native animals and vegetation. MARGOT NEAS reports.
More than 50 1932 classic Deuce cars rolled into Martinborough Square
Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake.
Newswire spoke to people throughout New Zealand for their reactions to the quake. SHAR DAVIS reports.
Wellington CBD was all but deserted today as residents respected the council’s request to avoid the area so that buildings could be checked for damage by experts. SHAR DAVIS reports.
Moggli is chipped and ready to be adopted at the SPCA, which has been in the middle of a microchipping and desexing frenzy thanks to a big discount. SHAR DAVIS reports.
From left Elizabeth Marshall, Tara Brannigan, Corey Johnson and Lynn Abate-Johnson in a sad JJ Murphy’s bar in Wellington. SALLY MUYOMA and KATENI SAU report.
LISTEN: Financial markets plummet as trump presidency looks likely.
LISTEN: The US election is set to break records for betting agencies around the world.
LISTEN: Americans and Kiwis pack-out Wellington’s cult beer bar Hashigo Zake for a US election party.
ANGELA REID and PATRICK FRENCH follow news from all over the world covering the US elections.
ANDREW DAWSON monitored the conservative American news media over the course of Election Day.
NewsWire has made it into the famous Washington Post website, thanks to blind cat Murdock picking the US election winner.
Upper Hutt’s own Donald Trump impersonator is bringing the US presidency, and media, to New Zealand. HUGO HUNTINGTON meets Alexander Sparrow.
JADE WINTON-LOWE follows the big names and their reaction to the results.
NewsWire’s SHAR DAVIS is tracking NZ news media covering the US elections. Click through to follow the day’s progress.
Christine Valverde dresses in white to honour the suffragettes. SALLY MUYOMA reports from Cuba St.
NewsWire’s DAN MAGEEAN is following Internet influencers across the globe as the US election results come in.
Pennsylvania was being declared for Donald Trump and with it the presidential election.
JAMES MALTHUS followed the trajectory of election day through monitoring US sites and media coverage with live updates. Welcome to Donald Trump’s America.
ROSALIE STONYER-LINN keeps an eye on what NZ journalists are talking about on US election day.
Associate Prof. Leon Gurevitch from Victoria University is in Los Angeles providing a rolling taste of US election day with MARGOT NEAS.
A woman today may be in the most powerful position in world politics. MARGO NEAS and SHAR DAVIS look at what it has taken to break down barriers. IMAGE: Margot Neas
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are receiving support from well-known celebrities.
Andrew Dawson looks at commentary of the Supreme Court battle in the US elections
NewsWire asks some young people: Should the election be taken seriously?
Two Auckland-based women and Democrat supporters back their woman
The U.S. presidential candidates take their gloves off pre-election.
A rare upset looms in Utah, which neither Clinton nor Trump may win thanks to Mormon factor
Want to play politics? Video game reviewer DAN MAGEEAN and fellow journalism student BLAIR MOCKETT delved into election gaming.
Wellington artist’s less than traditional style encourages local youth art appreciation.
Lennex Drummond returns from the karate world championships with a second placing.
Victoria University’s Dr Jon Johansson explains the US elections, while LAURA BETH KEOWN unravel the mystery with JADE WINTON-LOWE for readers.
The USA’s 57 presidential elections have each had their own character. ANGELA REID explores some of the drama.
Wellington now has its own TopShop and the first 300 people sone bonus spending.
Former Pheonix and international footballer has already knocked back All Whites request to stand by.
Modern day peace protesters keep up the pressure for November 5 memorial. SHAR DAVIS talks to two supporters.
Money raised at the Australian High Commission’s Melbourne Cup event will go to the Wellington Womens Refuge this year. SALLY MUYOMA reports.
A Wellington waterfront bar rolls out the red carpet for the biggest horse race in Australasia.
The Melbourne Cup winner gets $6.2 million but could earn even more having fun in retirement.
Here’s the hottest Cup tweets, posts, and pics from social media. LAURA McKEWEN reports.
New Zealanders are expected to spend over 10 million dollars on this year’s Melbourne Cup.
A Newswire street poll reveals why they’re so happy to lay their money down on an Aussie horse race.
Three Kiwi horses are looking to repeat last year’s cup success.ABE LEACH reports.
Wellingtonians don their hats and facscinators for the Melbourne Cup Sally Muyoma reports.
Melbourne Cup not seen as an issue for problem gamblers. IRELAND HENDRY- TENNENT reports.
How did an Australian horse race become so important in New Zealand? James Malthus looks back.
Café owner Matthew Payne has made Kapiti the place for his new coffee roasting project after coming from Melbourne to the coast three years ago. DAN MAGEEAN reports.