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WATCH: Bill English’s first Waitangi Day as PM

Prime Minister Bill English took time for a selfie with NewsWire’s SHAR DAVIS during his first Waitangi Day in the top job. Shar reports on the annual Bledisloe Garden Reception.

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WATCH: Local sustainable kai for Wellington plates

WorkerBe Oasis harvests locally grown vegetables and then gives half away .

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Festival makes it easy for artists on the Fringe

Fringe artists say they’re thankful for the platform that the popular New Zealand Fringe festival offers.

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WATCH: Waitangi festival celebrates the elements

Thousands turned out to Porirua’s Te Rauparaha park to celebrate Waitangi Day.

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WATCH: New citizens welcomed at Waitangi celebrations

New citizens were treated to pōwhiri and kai before Porirua’s Waitangi Day festival.

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Rule changes make little difference to cannabis group

Changes to medicinal cannabis regulations are seen as nothing more than a small administrative change.

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WATCH: Free fluro and fun at Wellington’s Go By Bike Day

There were plenty of fluorescent jackets and shorts at Wellington’s Queens Wharf today.

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Sallies encouraging New Zealanders to think before they vote

The latest Salvation Army State of the Nation report raises questions that need answering ahead of the election due to entrenched child abuse and poverty, alarming housing conditions and an exploding prison population. SHAR DAVIS reports.

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Child abuse, poverty, housing, prisons show NZ ‘off track’

The Salvation Army recognise government financial management, but the ledger is not balanced.

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New Kiwis celebrate Waitangi with 2000 other New Zealanders

Government House hosted a citizenship ceremony and the Bledisloe Garden Reception

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WATCH: Team Wellington face title challenge

Everyone at Team Wellington knows they have to keep working hard if they want to finish the regular season in first place.

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Facebook’s influential in Christchurch Women’s March

The Christchurch Women’s March came together in seven days thanks to social media’s reach

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WATCH: Fat Freddys drop in for free Lower Hutt festival

Fat Freddys Drop headline act at Lower Hutt’s Te Rā o te Raukura festival .

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Have a sticky-beak at keas in zoo’s new walk-through enclosure

The $750,000 kea habitat is final stage of Meet the Locals He Tuku Aroha interactive area

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Council opens DIY bike workshop in city

Wellington City Council has funded a workshop where people can learn how to fix their own bikes. SHAR DAVIS reports.

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WATCH: New Bike Space gets Wellington rolling

Five bike mechanics are offering free help with repairs from a shop in a cosmic blue container on Marion Street.

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Trump’s policies tipped to push up inflation

Kiwis are speculating about the impact the Donald trump presidency will have here.

Victoria University’s Jon Johansson fears Trump’s plans to increase infrastructure spending and increase tax cuts, will have a flow-on effect.

LAURA KEOWN reports.

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Christchurch locals can’t get enough of new adventure park

Eager mountain bikers tackle tracks at newly opened Christchurch Adventure Park.

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WATCH: Kitten Inn’s cats galore

The Kitten Inn is experiencing a surge in kitten numbers this season. AMY McEWEN finds out out what the public can do to help.

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Hutt public has say on big repair bill for quake-hit Petone wharf

Over a million dollars is needed for Petone wharf repair, and consultation will take place early in 2017 after blow-out in maintenance costs.
MARGOT NEAS reports.

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Smokefree Wellington by 2025 a pro-active, not punitive approach

The councillor charged with keeping the smokefree process moving has softly-softly approach

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WATCH: Cafes are second living rooms for apartments

Barista John Hart tells us how a café can become a second living room.

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Capital’s west waits on big development after council vote

After years of argument the contentious Curtis St rezoning has been signed off by Wellington council.

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Local food charity Kaibosh calls for public help after quake

Staff are working from the back of their truck collecting and distributing food.

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WATCH: Professional women cricket players on the rise.

More female players becoming professional cricket players. KATENI SAU reports.

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New councillor has plans set out to move living wage forward

Wellington has a two-stage living wage plan, says the man charged with overseeing the process

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Art alumni and graduates combine to celebrate 30 years for Whitireia

Successful merging of alumni and graduate talent likely to be repeated

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Kids take charge of Porirua’s newest community project

Kids from the East Porirua area are taking charge of revamping Cannons Creek – KATENI SAU reports.

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No divide between church and state for Brian Dawson

Maiden speech for ‘proud red-badge wearing, union loving, bleeding heart liberal lefty’

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Tourism so good business does not need to advertise

A Central Otago business has spotted a perk of NZ’s ongoing annual increase in visitors.

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WATCH: Taking on the crossfit world

Luke Fiso is rising to the top of crossfit success in New Zealand with an eye on the world. SHAR DAVIS reports

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Christchurch tourism starting to benefit from record visitors to NZ

The past year in particular has been the best since the 2011 quake

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PHOTO ESSAY: A quake damaged city of fences and demolition

Wellingtonians are getting a small taste of disruption, as these photos show

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Young Samoans after fresh start in NZ 50 years after Tony arrived

No parent wants to be away from their kids, but circumstances mean it is necessary

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WATCH: Fashion with a conscience

Local designer Jessie Wong creates leather bags and accessories with a focus on environmental responsibilities.

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WATCH: Psychic barista knows what your brew will be

Cafe L’affare has a barista who can guess your coffee order. IRELAND HENDRY-TENNENT reports

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New aprons impact workers in India and Wellington

Little Yellow Bird produce sustainable uniforms sourced from India

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Billy’s Graham’s boxers enjoy Aussie win, and helping local kids

Latu Talu and Keegan O’Kane–Jones enjoyed success at the Australian championships.

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Foreign players adding flavour to capital club rugby competition

The regular imports to Wellington this year include 20 from Japanese rugby competitions.

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Kapiti Island tourism prospers from growing tourism numbers

Record numbers include increasing numbers from Asia, particularly China.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Whitireia cooking students test their skills

Kapiti campus students prepare for a function to test their culinary skills. DAN MAGEEAN spent the day documenting the process.

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Comedian Alexander Sparrow isn’t hanging up his Trump wig just yet

The election, and the shows, may be over, but the gags may keep coming.

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Record numbers force adventure tourism marketing rethink

Month after month Statistics New Zealand is reporting tourism growth

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Post-quake focus of Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting

Getting through the quake, and preparing for future emergencies is the topic of students in this show on Wellington Access Radio.

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Flooded waterways of Wellington

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.

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Water, baked beans, toilet paper and chocolate biggest fly off shelves

Quake didn’t clear shelves in the Island Bay New World but shoppers did

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Post- Brexit Brits are keeping calm and not fleeing to NZ after all

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.

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Kiwis flying more than ever, but they are avoiding some places

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.

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A hundred tonnes of soil collapses onto Island Bay street after quake

After the quake a gap had opened between a bank and a retaining wall

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Flood of submissions to DoC on Waitaha River

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.

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Deuce lovers roll into wine country for the weekend

More than 50 1932 classic Deuce cars rolled into Martinborough Square

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Newtown businesses soldier on with tsunami warnings, aftershocks

Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake. 

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Quake felt across New Zealand

Newswire spoke to people throughout New Zealand for their reactions to the quake. SHAR DAVIS reports.

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Wellington CBD an earthquake ghost town as the clean-up begins

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.

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Cat owners cash in on SPCA chips

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.

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Tears in Wellington after Trump takes Florida

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.

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Money markets fall as Trump gains traction

LISTEN: Financial markets plummet as trump presidency looks likely.

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US election set to break betting records

LISTEN: The US election is set to break records for betting agencies around the world.

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Local bar serving beer brewed specially for US elections

LISTEN: Americans and Kiwis pack-out Wellington’s cult beer bar Hashigo Zake for a US election party.

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US Elections: How the world is watching

ANGELA REID and PATRICK FRENCH follow news from all over the world covering the US elections.

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Conservative media keep flag flying for a Trump victory

ANDREW DAWSON monitored the conservative American news media over the course of Election Day.

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Blind leading the blind to the White House

NewsWire has made it into the famous Washington Post website, thanks to blind cat Murdock picking the US election winner.

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Donald Trump spotted in Wellington

Upper Hutt’s own Donald Trump impersonator is bringing the US presidency, and media, to New Zealand. HUGO HUNTINGTON meets Alexander Sparrow.

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Celebrities making plenty of noise about their electoral choices

JADE WINTON-LOWE follows the big names and their reaction to the results.

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New Zealand media react to US Election result

NewsWire’s SHAR DAVIS is tracking NZ news media covering the US elections. Click through to follow the day’s progress.

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Democrats gather at Cuba Street bar to follow Hillary’s fortunes

Christine Valverde dresses in white to honour the suffragettes. SALLY MUYOMA reports from Cuba St.

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What Net influencers are saying on election day

NewsWire’s DAN MAGEEAN is following Internet influencers across the globe as the US election results come in.

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President Trump reality dawns on US and world

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.

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NZ journalists cover US elections over social media channels

ROSALIE STONYER-LINN keeps an eye on what NZ journalists are talking about on US election day.

Our man on the ground in Los Angeles – Leon Gurevitch

Associate Prof. Leon Gurevitch from Victoria University is in Los Angeles providing a rolling taste of US election day with MARGOT NEAS.

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Top Ticket to the White House

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

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Celebrity backing for US presidential candidates.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are receiving support from well-known celebrities.

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Senate race key to breaking log jam in Supreme Court

Andrew Dawson looks at commentary of the Supreme Court battle in the US elections

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Should we be taking the U.S elections seriously?

NewsWire asks some young people: Should the election be taken seriously?

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Clinton already has two votes recorded in Auckland

Two Auckland-based women and Democrat supporters back their woman

It’s Hillary’s to lose says top political scientist

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Clinton and Trump battle it out on Twitter

The U.S. presidential candidates take their gloves off pre-election.

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Grassroots presidential campaign propels CIA man to prominence

A rare upset looms in Utah, which neither Clinton nor Trump may win thanks to Mormon factor

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Playing the 2016 US Presidential election

Want to play politics? Video game reviewer DAN MAGEEAN and fellow journalism student BLAIR MOCKETT delved into election gaming.

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