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 councillor charged with keeping the smokefree process moving has softly-softly approach
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.
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.
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.
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.
The election, and the shows, may be over, but the gags may keep coming.
Month after month Statistics New Zealand is reporting tourism growth
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
After the quake a gap had opened between a bank and a retaining wall
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.
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.
JADE WINTON-LOWE follows the big names and their reaction to the results.
Christine Valverde dresses in white to honour the suffragettes. SALLY MUYOMA reports from Cuba St.
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
Wellington artist’s less than traditional style encourages local youth art appreciation.
Lennex Drummond returns from the karate world championships with a second placing.
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.
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.
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.
Parading dogs were among the drawcards to the city’s weekend celebrations
From Island Bay to Plimmerton over 140 groups are fighting for coolest little pest free capital
Young councillor sticks to the vow she made when elected at 19.
WelTec’s Creative Technologies graduates show off their talent in a National Portrait Gallery
More than 100 rats caught since the community project began three months ago
Fire safety officers says gas drier flue blowing on timbers results in blaze
Strathmore’s Kahurangi School venue for Wellington City Council event to fix and try out bikes.
David Lee will need to be his favourite superhero if he get his way
A group of young entrepreneurs no longer need McDonald’s WIFI after setting up in Wellington.
Mayoral candidates say the city is not taking full tourism advantage of its role as capital.
14 Hours Homeless is a nationwide campaign to aid the end of homelessness in NZ
As traffic is picked to increase in Wellington, what would Wellington mayoral candidates do?
Wellington’s mayoral candidates answer questions on Wellington’s issues
Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.
Wellington dangerously exposed to a local disaster says mayoral hopeful.
“I feel loved and privileged to have been able to work with 15 cultures each day.”
Students are urged to keep the pressure on candidates to lower transport fares
Tempers flared when Wellington mayoral hopefuls asked for opinions on financial transparency.
Students are missing out on scholarships by not applying to a local charitable trust.
NZ Symphony Orchestra to play with film at Michael Fowler Centre
Four finalists have been confirmed for a French Memorial to be installed in 2018
Seventy men now bringing DIY skills to community work at historic building
‘Luckily I work by myself. No-one gets to see me eating nothing’
Te Tiriti based learning practise embedded throughout programme
Porirua woman Jessica Lee Groves is a stay-at-home mum and new business owner.
A meeting tonight will give the Karori community a say on the future of the vacant Victoria University campus.
Residents have their say at Love The Bay Community Space, and in series of workshops
Principal thinks NZ should take after British schools with mid-term breaks
Houghton Valley Enviro School adds cycling to its environmental repertoire.
A community program in Newtown is encouraging adults to mentor children.
A rugby tournament at Wellington College showcased the talents of the school’s lower profile teams.
Pacific cultures the least likely to be living alone, says Statistics NZ report.
Hands on principal loves her new job at Porirua’s Bishop Viard College.
Brooklyn Primary School’s production is currently being workshopped by staff and students.