Kapiti Coast downhill mountain biker Jamie Lyall has been around the world racing and building tracks.
Trailblazers of traditional craft and cultural art from NZ, Hawaii and Canada are celebrated in Toi Maori.
Annie Fitzmaurice talks about how Wellingtonians devoted their time to 40-day yoga challenge.
A compost bin was set up to benefit community and council hopes it will inspire more local bins.
The water is warming up and Wellington freediving club members are getting back in the ocean.
Kate Carty’s book Run Thomas Run follows an Iraqi family living in fear under Saddam Husain’s regime.
After turning Green at college, James Shaw has played a long game in his route to Parliament.
Guy Fawkes celebrations go off in Wellington this weekend, but who remembers why?
Editor says taking on the project is like throwing a party and hoping the guests turn up.
School’s out for dead humpback whale, which gets a karakia from local Maori.
Tsunami escape routes and safety markers for Miramar Peninsula help residents prepare for worst..
Performers end their wānanga to Taiwan with Ka Mate to the surprise of airport travellers.
A local yoga enthusiast has organised free yoga classes on Labour Day for the Wellington region.
Hutt Valley Indoor Sports hosts Indoor Cricket World Cup and NZ wants to stop Aussie dominance.
An SOS from nurses who say they can’t find work and fear future shortages. FRANCESA JAGO reports.
Locals come face-face with stories and images of Wellingtonians who left 100 years ago to fight in WW1.
Commemorations kick off in Wellington to mark 100 years since New Zealand soldiers left to fight in WW1.
Through Wellington’s creative spaces Fraser Hoffe says he has found his reason for living,
Wellington’s first Syrian refugees need the help of volunteers to show them the Kiwi way.
Performers chosen to end Nan-Ying Cultural Festival opening ceremony.
A new rifle range at the valley’s old landfill has been backed by the community board.
A Taiwanese tour guide joins NZ performing for haka Ka Mate during the opening of festival.
Wellington’s Whitireia Performing Arts and Waikato’s Tamaki-Hauraki Kowhao Rau join forces overseas.
Have a look at a different way people play the most watched sport in the world right here in Wellington.
The gig by Wellington-based soul singer Bella Kalolo and music students is captured on video.
Vulnerable communities target of programme based on Aussie model.
The digital world of online streaming, movie rental and film piracy is turning local video stores into the walking wounded.
Red Cross launches a potentially life saving First Aid and Emergency app. SUE TEODORO reports
The Haydocks’ outrageous outfits, made in their spare time, are on display at Emerging Light Gallery.
NewsWire’s team provides a constant stream of updates on election results and commentary.
Peter Dunne has been an MP since 1984, and he’s been given another three years.
Losing in Wellington Central once again is easy to take when you are basking in National glory.
At the Labour Party Wharewaka gathering, candidates reflect on their performance.
JONTY DINE caught the reactions at the Greens election night party as they concede defeat.
National Party faithful celebrate at the Penthouse in Brooklyn while the media are put in their place.
NICOLE ADAMSON and SARAH WILSON hit Wellington streets on election night to talk to voters.
Newswire hits the Wellington streets – JONTY DINE and YC LEE ask voters for their thoughts.
Hekia Parata awaits the election results at the Mana Cruising Club in Paremata.
The National candidate for Hutt South nervously awaits the election results at Chappelli’s Bar and Eatery.
The Wellington Central Greens candidate is quietly optimistic of becoming one of the country’s new MPs.
Labour candidate Kris Fa’afoi and his team are waiting anxiously in Titahi Bay for the results to drop.
National party candidate Paul Foster-Bell spent the day with a sleep in and then helping people vote.
A political social media specialist rates the work of the Greens as the best in a truly social election.
With just a 1000-vote majority, Peter Dunne’s Ohariu seat could be a game changer.
Coffee beans have been used to predict the outcome of the election.
Conservative candidate Gordon Copeland ruffled feathers with his comments about poverty.
What influence has the final leaders debate had on voters? Social media and streets opinion offer clues.
The Opinion Partnership has been using billboards and ads to scare voters about Labour-Greens alliance.
Students who challenged candidates on student issues give their thoughts on how the politicians performed.
NewsWire asks Wellingtonians what they thought about being spied on, and for many it is just part of life.
About 18,500 people will be working at more than 2500 places set-up for New Zealanders to vote.
An exhibition in Wellington puts the events of September 11, 2001 under close scrutiny.
National party billboards in the Wellington Central electorate take a hammering in the run-up to the election. SUE TEODORO reports.
A passionate and at times unruly crowd grilled Rongotai candidates in Miramar.
The threat of super city amalgamation was the meeting issue, but it became all about Winston Peters.
NewsWire asks five voters to get On The Fence, a simulation tool is being used by kiwi’s worldwide.
Young and old gathered in their hundreds at Parliament calling for cleaner politics.
Wellingtonians tired of the shady dealings highlighted in Nicky Hagar’s book, rallied at Parliament on Wednesday.
People sleeping on the street and tertiary students struggling to pay the rent are big issues.
Longstanding MP skyrockets on the social media popularity scale
Labour’s Ohariu candidate Virginia Andersen finds warmer response than Peter Dunne in Wadestown.
A crowd of about 50 people took a pew at Central Baptist Church in Wellington for local candidates.
Nicky Hager calls for more money for public broadcasting to guard against right wing bloggers.
Wadestown residents meet the candidates, including two new “young thrusters”.
Hundreds of Wellington residents all crammed into the Aro Valley Community centre for iconic debate.
Hettie the hen on the hustings with five election candidates in Wellington.
Samaritans Wellington needs funding to train for helpline service which averages 52 calls a day.
Rongotai candidates on health issues among other things at a packed meeting in Newtown.
Marchers call on parliament to voice opposition to ISIS atrocities in the Middle East.
A boisterous crowd puts Newtown candidates through their paces at election meeting in church hall.
Ron Mark says getting 11% support in 10 days electioneering is just the start.
Alastair Scott’s message for undecided voters is to back the PM.
Door knocking suggests many National and Green voters will give him their electorate vote.
About a quarter of changing voters are clear about their new electorate candidate choice.
Nick White has had the chance to give something back to the surgeon who operated on him.
An Island Bay man’s enviromental sculptures withstand Wellington’s wild weather.
DoC, Zealandia experts want people to be aware of preventable injuries.
Concert showcases a couple of rare violins.
Wearable art awards showcase college talent.
A Wellington builder looks for love in unusual places.