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He tangata, he tangata, he tangata*

*The people, the people, the people: “You just have to meet the people” is the result of a three-week diversity reporting project undertaken by Whitireia Journalism students.

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‘You just have to meet the people’ – beyond mental health stigma

As New Zealand wakes up to the enormity of the mental health issue, more and more of us are finding the will to tell our stories. The NewsWire team puts people at the heart of the story in a project culminating in this multi-media, interactive long read.

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Royals put spotlight on mental health at iconic Wellington cafe

The royal visitors put Wellington’s Maranui cafe in the spotlight on Monday as LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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Anxious moments as armed police board bus

Passengers on the Island Bay bus got more than they paid for as NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.

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Robotics team wins big in international competition

University robot rolls into the winner’s circle at international competition. BONNIE MOSEN reports.

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Blind patrons catered for at Nutcracker performances

The Nutcracker ballet will offer audio description to blind audience members. BONNIE MOSEN reports.

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LISTEN: New Zealanders like their internet without limits

Broadband use is rising rapidly In this country. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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LISTEN: Calls for change to benefit system

The Green Party wants an overhaul to the benefit system. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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WATCH: Cats Protection League needs your help

Cashless society is bad news for Cats Protection League. COURTNEY DAY reports:

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PHOTO ESSAY: Colourful crossing opened

A colourful street party marks the official opening of Wellington’s new rainbow crossing. MOLLY HANCOCK documents the occasion.

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LISTEN: Fun day highlights homelessness

A community fun day helps raise awareness on World Homeless day. NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.

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Soup Kitchen invites you to join the whanau at open day

The Kitchen is highlighting it’s work supporting the homeless.NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.

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LISTEN: Wellingtonians at odds with Minister over surplus

Wellingtonians disagree with Finance Minister about rainy day surplus. NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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Diverse capital lays out a rainbow welcome

A final clean-up of skid marks before the rainbow crossing is revealed.

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LISTEN: Ratepayers likely to foot the bill for waterfront vandalism

The Mayor says ratepayers may pay part of the repair billfor the Len Lye sculpture as NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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LISTEN: WOW windfall good for Wellington

60 000 guests expected in town for fashion event. NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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LISTEN: Summer months bringing hot and harsh conditions

NIWA is warning El Niño is already on its way as LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Mooncake feast for Chinese festival

Mooncake celebrated at the The Salvation Army Chinese Church. COURTNEY DAY documents.

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LISTEN: Travelers assured over electronic border searches

Customs says regular travelers shouldn’t fear electronic searches. NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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PHOTO ESSAY: WOW factor nearly cost business dearly

T2 was one of many stores competing in a creative window display event during WOW, as COURTNEY DAY documents.

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LISTEN: Residents unsettled by abandoned building in Mount Cook

Council can’t help residents concerned about an abandoned site as LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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PHOTO ESSAY: The Rainbow Warrior tour sails into the capital

The Greenpeace flagship is here to promote their next campaign MOLLY HANCOCK reports.

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Friendship the creative force behind new documentary

A veteran journalist’s debut documentary needed a different approach, as NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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LISTEN: Celia the documentary wins audience approval

Nga Taonga hosted a screening of the acclaimed film this week as NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.

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LISTEN: Blind community puts government on notice

A petition wants government to rethink the way it interacts with the visually impaired. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Master showcases skills for Chinese Language Week

The event attracted an enthusiastic but small crowd at the National Library , as COURTNEY DAY documents.

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WATCH: Calligraphy with expert Stan Chan

Master illustrates the Chinese art form during Chinese Language Week.

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LISTEN: Māori broadcasting takes a hit as streaming options grow

Māori needs to be embedded in mainstream media to survive. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Tulip Sunday festival celebrates Dutch culture

Annual tulip event attracts thousands. COURTNEY DAY documents.

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Communities proud of bilingual status, but say it’s not a race

WATCH: there is debate about which community was the first in the country to be bilingual.

But as NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT found when she visited Otaki, it is all about community, not competition.

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LISTEN: Victoria University celebrates Maori Language Week

Students write on wall to practice te reo Māori. BONNIE MOSEN reports:

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Pipi Mā dolls say ‘kia ora’ to overseas whanau

LISTEN: Te reo Māori is proving to be popular overseas thanks to new technology

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LISTEN: Māori talking dolls compliment Te Reo journey

Māori speaking dolls are utilising technology to build te reo Māori. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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LISTEN: Artificial Intelligence proves powerful for Māori learners

LISTEN: Technology is changing how te reo Māori speakers are utilising conversational Māori.

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LISTEN: Proud students say school haka unites them

Saint Bernard’s college students say their haka represents who they are. JAYDON TAMARUA reports:

LISTEN: Machine learning teaches humans in Te Reo app

Kupu helps you learn te reo using your phone camera. NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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Māori music celebration a good end to Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

The night at a Newtown bar involved songs from Te Kupu and Amba Holly. COURTNEY DAY reports.

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WATCH: He kawhe koa? Wellingtonians try coffee reo

A Wellington bilingual café uses coffee cards to help customers order coffee

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Daffodil Day funding initiative going digital

LISTEN: The Cancer Society is focusing on digital fundraising this Daffodil Day. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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Wellingtonians say let Manning in.

LISTEN: Wellingtonians were asked today whether Chelsea Manning should be let into NZ. NICO HENDRICKS reports on a mostly positive reaction..

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Winter blues linger for North Island

LISTEN: “South Easterly with teeth” biting into North Island, says Metservice. NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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Food truck smokes other contestants out of competition

LISTEN:The best burger in Wellington is flipped in a food truck. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT reports.

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Teachers willing to strike again if negotiations fail.

LISTEN: Teacher negotiations continue but strike action isn’t off the table. NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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Spring storm causes headaches for travellers

A spring storm disrupted flights and ferries on Tuesday. COURTNEY DAY reports.

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Bus fallout affects Brooklyn library users

Recent bus changes impact on Brooklyn Library users. Nikita Rawnsley Wratt reports.

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Young people moving to synthetic cannabis to secure jobs

Synthetic cannabis is becoming drug of choice for many workers. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT reports.

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A warning for parents about their online behaviour

Principal says parents’ behavior online can affect their kids. NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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Money thrown at Kereru problem on Hutt riverbank

Oncoming traffic will no longer be a problem for feeding Kererū. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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Residential Tenancies Act reform welcomed

New law aims to improve relationships between landlords and tenants, as LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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Attitude change needed to slash suicide rate

LISTEN: A change in attitude seen as answer to suicide problem. NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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Council backs calls for changes to the litter laws

Local Government New Zealand want to make it easier to charge people. COURTNEY DAY reports.

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Kererū to benefit from native tree giveaway

Thousands of native trees are being given away in a bid to boost Kereru numbers. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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Warm summer causing winter Rat problems for homeowners

Colder weather is forcing Rats indoors. COURTNEY DAY reports.

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Hutt Valley schools raising awareness around mental health

Four Hutt Valley schools have joined forces to promote mental health awareness. Courtney Day reports.

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Local roaster bucks trend by cutting prices

Coffee prices are rising but one local roaster is setting a new trend. NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports .

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Devices OK in Victoria University’s lecture halls

Devices should be encouraged in classes according to lecturer. NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.

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LISTEN: Vegan cuisine features at Wellington On A Plate

Wellington On A Plate features a number of vegan dishes this year. MOLLY HANCOCK reports.

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Simple solution to stay safe online

LISTEN: Netsafe CEO has some simple tips for online safety. NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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LISTEN: BSA wants to know how you monitor online content for kids

The BSA wants to know about your kid’s viewing habits. BONNIE MOSEN reports.

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Listen: Parisians shocked at latest attempt to clean up their city

LISTEN: New urinals are a little too public according to one French man. NICO HENDRICKS reports.

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LISTEN: High hopes for success of miscarriage bill

Hopes a private members bill will get cross party support . LEAH TEBBUTT reports

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LISTEN: Teachers strike for a better life balance

Teachers are missing out on time with their children due to job pressure. LEAH TEBBUTT reports:

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LISTEN: Decade of neglect behind teacher strike

Striking teacher tells government the dwindling education workforce has had enough and it’s time to act.
LEAH TEBBUTT reports from today’s rally in Wellington.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Teachers spell it out

MOLLY HANCOCK captures the signs and slogans of the Wellington teachers strike.

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LISTEN: Teachers talk of further strike action at rally

Striking teachers say they’re happy to strike again if demands aren’t met. JAYDEN TAMARUA reports.

WATCH: Teachers walk the talk for better conditions.

Teachers took their message to parliament today after a passionate rally at the stadium. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.

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LISTEN: Poor pay impacting children with additional needs

Teachers strike to improve the lot of students with additional needs. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.

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LISTEN: More action promised if teachers strike falls on deaf ears

Primary school teachers are talking tough as they rally in their thousands for improved conditions. COURTNEY DAY reports:

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LISTEN: Community rallies behind striking teachers

A clear message from teachers bouyed up by solid community support. BONNIE MOSEN reports.

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Bus chaos needs an apology says regional councillor

LISTEN: It’s not only commuters who are fed up with Wellington’s new bus system.

Wellington Regional Councillor Sue Kedgley is calling for an apology from her own team. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.

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WATCH: More than 200,000kg of food saved, distributed annually

Kaibosh fights back against food waste and food poverty with the help of the community. ABBY SINCLAIR PARKER reports

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Newtown Market an example of increasing self-employed numbers

Newtown Market’s Nomie Julian is enjoying her new role as organiser of the market, where stallholders get the chance to try working for themselves. ABIGAIL SINCLAIR-PARKER reports the stall-holders are among an increasing number of self-employed according to government statistics.

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Children inspire all-natural beauty products

ABIGAIL SINCLAIR-PARKER talks to a sustainable local business, and asks locals in the street how they try to live sustainably

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WATCH: Kitten season takes over SPCA in Wellington

Kitten season in Wellington is ending, which causes a bigger demand for foster careers

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Ra Smith: Reviving the “people’s marae.”

A Māori community leader is vying to make a Wairarapa marae vibrant again. THOMAS CROSKERY reports.

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Online versus in-store fine balance for The Mews partners

Domestic online retail sales are growing at a faster pace than international, but all is not lost for in-store retail. JULIA STEEL reports.

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WATCH: Zoo fights plastic for World Environment Day

Over 700 marine species are affected by plastic in our oceans. Courtney Day finds out how Wellington Zoo raises awareness.

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Increasing numbers of Kiwis leave for Asia a longer-term trend

People are departing New Zealand for overseas in the largest numbers since 2014 and Asia is increasingly attractive. NZ China Friendship national president Dave Bromwich talks to SAM ROBINSON about the trend of younger Kiwis moving to China for business opportunities.

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PHOTO ESSAY: A taste of France in capital

The Renault French Festival’s French Village brought European expats, tourists and Kiwi Francophiles together. JULIA STEEL had a taste.

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Gun-toting teacher has lived the good life in Masterton

Semi-retired teacher has seen it all in classrooms across the globe. SALLY HEMING talks to the woman of many talents.

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