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Blues music for lunch the first of regular student music in city

Te Auaha musicians held their first Wednesday gig today, the first of many open to the public

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Kia ora! Kia ora! Mahna! Mahna! – The Muppets take Wellington

Muppet mania marches on Wellington. BONNIE MOSEN reports.

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Winter woollens for cold Wellington kids thanks to Marsden students

Students leading project to get warm clothing to schools talk to NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT

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Whanau hope Whale Rider may swim home thanks to new doco

Artefact makers hope to connect taonga physically, and in hearts and minds. LEAH TEBBUT reports

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Wellington soaks up new production facilities at Te Auaha

Two new theatres full of mix of professional and student performances. JAYDEN TAMARUA reports.

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Pro football vlogger from the US at home playing for Waterside Karori

US pro footballer Matt Sheldon has 170,000 YoutTube followers. NIC ORR reports.

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Jazz musician Mark Wilson turns 50 in his beloved Queenstown

Blind Queenstown musician reflects on life, love, and music at 50 with BONNIE MOSEN

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WATCH: New landmark series airs on Maori Television

Guests enjoyed a preview of Maori TV’s new series, Artefact, at Te Papa. BRONTE WILSON reports.

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From Cut Throat London to the barbering chairs of Wellington

The barbershop is all about the atmosphere, Te Auaha barbering tutor Daimon Johnson tells NIC ORR

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From Pinochet’s Chile to front of house in creative education

Vero’s early life marked by families living in fear, so she is happy to be in NZ

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Upper Hutt summer soccer champions get to meet the pros

Wellington Phoenix players encourage young soccer stars of the future

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New cycleways plus e-bikes mean no sweat if capital idea supported

Consultation about to close on the latest cycleway plan from Oriental Bay to Miramar

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Fund-razoring for blood cancer support in heart of Wellington

People have their heads shaved in shop window to raise money and awareness for leukaemia, blood

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Hairdressing contributes to cosplayer’s artistic work

Chloe Syder hopes to use Te Auaha as a creative stepping stone to help pursue an artistic career

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New Weltec beauty therapy brings hydrotherapy pod to Te Auaha

A futuristic pod will be used in training with a new NZQA qualification in NZ

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Poll: Government fees free policy helpful but not a deal-breaker

Students at Te Auaha NZ Institute of Creativity are asked what difference the fees-free policy has made

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Te Auaha theatres providing creative spaces for Wellington performances

Wellington Comedy Fest shows, musical events and more planned to be held in Te Auaha’s theatre spaces

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Caffeine queen serious about brews for creative students and staff

Mojo coffee cart serves up cups of creativity to Te Auaha students. BONNIE MOSEN reports.

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More dead rats and mice on Predator Free Northland’s agenda

Tim Trengrove, from Predator Free Northland, wants traps in every backyard and council help.

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Spate of drone issues raises questions about regulation

Photographer wants drone buyers licenced so because laws penalise responsible professionals

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Solway Primary School ex-students gather for 100th party

School which survived closure threat makes it to centenary with plenty of stories

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PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington’s most popular market still booming

Wellington Harbourside market continues to draw in large crowds. SAMUEL ROBINSON took a look.

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St Oran’s girls 2018 dragon boat title all about mental toughness

Captain Alyssa Best, coach Alistair McDonald reflect on teamwork and mental strength

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Former PM’s constitutional blueprint greeted with Little caution

Constitution enthusiasm dampened by minister at launch of Palmer book

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Garage Project website nominated for the internet’s highest honour

Wellington’s creative community recognised in website standing – and you can cast a vote

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Haemorrhaging virus to attack Wellington rabbit population

Wellington rabbit owners should ensure their animals are vaccinated against the RHDV1 virus

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Bringing America to New Zealand on the shelves of US2U

A new store in Johnsonville offers expats a taste of home and Kiwis a taste of adventure. BONNIE MOSEN takes a visit.

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Mass transit network could be in Wellington’s future

A discussion on climate change emphasises the need for better public transport . BRONTE WILSON reports.

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Principal prepares children for jobs that don’t exist yet

Solway Primary School’s new Principal steers school into 21st century learning

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Cars driven out of lower Tory Street in favour of pedestrians

Locals need to get used to leaving cars home as council pushes more laneway projects

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Bus and train improvement ideas from capital commuters

Snapper on all services, bike carriers, lower prices for students, and more bus-only lanes are wanted

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Ardern rekindles discussion on New Zealand becoming a republic

A pro-monarchy group says we would be giving up one of the most stable forms of democracy

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Living Wage employees get a pay rise to $20.55 this year

Kiwi’s working for living wage accredited employers will receive and extra 35c an hour from September

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Global interest in restorative justice course offered online by Victoria

Enrollments projected to climb into thousands with its free course

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Māori voters to choose their roll over the coming months

The Māori electoral option determines which electoral roll they’ll be on for the next two General Elections

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Anzac protest call using Hit and Run book on SAS raid in poster promo

Illegal protest posters go up same day defence boss Keating steps down

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Blasphemy law on way out in time for Easter

Parliamentary vote puts anti-blasphemy law over the first hurdle

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Students press Government for oil free future

Students pressure the Government to stop oil exploration. BRONTE WILSON reports.

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Steampunk Aucklanders join CubaDupa party

CubaDupa has attracted festival-goers from around the country, including the Waugh family. Zac Graham reports on the start of day one in Wellington.

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Te Auaha make-up artistry team create nymph and troll

CubaDupa crowds pouring through Te Auaha got a glimpse into the creative world of make-up artistry

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Mayor gets all dressed up for the CubaDupa 2018 party

Justin Lester dressed up to promote CubaDupa thanks to make-up artistry tutors from Te Auaha

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Kiwi attempts marathon crossing of Greenland ice cap

Explorer and serial adventurer, Brando Yelavich will be one of two kiwis attempting the crossing in May.

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Te Reo introduction courses for businesses fill up quickly

Wellington Chamber of Commerce says it is offering courses because Te Reo important for business

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Fund-razoring for blood cancer support in heart of Wellington

People have their heads shaved in shop window to raise money and awareness for leukaemia, blood

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Wellington remembers murdered trans woman

Zena Campbell was remembered at a vigil in the city as AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.

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Water quality concerns aired on World Water Day

Kiwis recognise World Water Day but is our water worth celebrating? BRONTE WILSON reports.

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WATCH: Creative hub lives up to its name for circus students

Circus is one of several degree programmes at Te Auaha as Sarah McMullan reports.

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Te Papa’s new gallery intends to educate and challenge

International and local icons share space in 4000-square-metre Toi Art

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Mistrust an issue for police and rainbow community

Police look to improve the uneasy relationship with the rainbow community. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.

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Altruism movement welcomes Wellington branch

A global altruism movement sets up in Wellington. BRONTE WILSON reports.

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WATCH: New creative campus open for business

New Zealand’s cultural capital has a new Institute of Creativity . LAURA WILTSHIRE reports.

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LISTEN: Petition to save Valley Flyer proves popular

Almost 10,000 people sign petition to save popular bus service. ELI HILL reports.

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WATCH: Te Auaha opens its doors

The brand new Te Auaha Institute of Creativity officially opened on Monday night as BLAIR MOCKETT reports

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Te Papa’s new gallery intends to educate and challenge

Pacific art shares space with international icons in 4000-square-metre Toi Art

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Low listing numbers, but home buyers urged to keep looking

Potential home buyers need to block out all the noise they hear in the media and just keep going

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Renters in for a hell of a time in coming months and years

Homelessness predicted to rise as wage and housing cost gap widens

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Salvation Army counts the forgotten in latest report card

Children in poverty are a stark reminder our growing economy is no indicator the country is doing well.

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Methamphetamine on the rise – Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s State of the Nation report throws up horrifying meth statistics.

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This year’s rental issues the worst, says flat hunter without a home

Salvation Army report cards says rental costs are outstripping incomes for everyone

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It’s fine… but – an economist explains the New Zealand economy.

The economy can be ok, but have issues on some areas, says Shamubeel Equab.

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More rentals, security of tenure, on tenant advocate’s agenda

Kiwi housing issues mean tenants have to be looked after legally, says Renters United.

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Heat to stay on housing supply as root of all the problems

Housing expected to take second public hit this week in Salvation Army report.

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Flashmob a meeting of mindfulness in Wellington

A soothing flashmob gently hits the capital’s harbor front to focus on mindful leadership

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Salvation Army about to deliver country’s annual report card

The Salvation Army releases it’s tenth State of The Nation report in Wellington tomorrow.

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Community hub gives more options for residents in Johnsonville

New building breaks monopoly on Johnsonville commercial real estate, says community leader

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Law professor after justice for baby name choices

Law professor offers pro bono appeal so parents can get the baby name they want.

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Kiwi kids inspired by successful rocket launch.

New Zealand’s successful rocket launch has piqued interest in space science here.

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WATCH: Johnsonville feeling Christmas spirit

WATCH: Thousands of people in Johnsonville turned out to watch Santa and his band of elves at the annual Christmas parade.

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WATCH: Locals flood the streets for Thorndon Fair

Forty-year-old street fair delivers the goods as a local school fundraiser

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Phoenix coach laments letting home games slip after taking control

Defeat to Melbourne Victory continues run of second half defensive lapses

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WATCH: Wellington Comedy Awards

Wellington’s funniest come together for awards ceremony. Bronte Wilson reports.

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LISTEN: Wellington’s funniest man is revealed

Wellington’s funniest gathered for The Wellies Comedy Award Show. BRONTE WILSON reports.

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LISTEN: Tauranga team ace it in the pool

Smiles, splashes and pride aplenty in Kilbirnie pool. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.

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LISTEN: A new home for seven local sports clubs

Wellingtons newest sports venue officially opened this week in Kilbirnie. BLAIR MOCKETT reports.

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Ans Westra’s Kiwi photo history goes on display in Cuba St gallery

Ans Westra’s Kiwi photo history on display at Suite Gallery on Cuba Street

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LISTEN: Looming rental crisis no surprise for renters

Wellington’s rental housing sector is in for a rough year and no-one’s surprised. SAPEER MAYRON reports.

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Zip-line attraction planned for Wellington hills

A scenic zip line on Hawkins Hill may be a new tourist attraction for Wellington

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Food parcel demand increases as rents rise

Pressure on food banks is mounting in Wellington as rents continue to rise. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports

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WATCH: local Zinefest proves as popular as ever

Wellington’s Zinefest proved popular as ever with enthusiasts filling the hall. SAPEER MAYRON reports.

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Prison reform raises hope of 1989 report’s “habilitation” idea

JustSpeak and veteran justice campaigner Moana Jackson excited by prisons review

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