After starring in awards in 2012, the Wellington student band is well on the way to ticking all the boxes for success. RYAN ABRAHAM reports.
A new dedicated downhill mountainbike track will be ready by summer. ANNEKA PAUL talks to Kevin O’Donnell, above, about Brooklyn Trail Builders’ new Wellington project.
Kiwi-raised Sharon Barbour is hoping her screen play for a drama-enacted film will get noticed, reports KAWE ROES.
Thousands turned out for the fun and entertainment at the Big Day Dowse in the Hutt Valley. EMILY LIPSYS checks out the action.
The Made in Petone market and car boot sale proved a colourful fundraiser for the local primary school. EMILY LIPSYS caught the day in photos.
Earth mothers all over Aotearoa are reviving the practice of whenua burial, reports MELISSA WASTNEY
HEALTH RISK: A sign tells people to stay out of the Wainui Stream at Paekakariki.
Wellingtonians turned out in droves to enjoy Chinese New Year celebrations, which mixed the traditional with the modern.
All sorts turned out to the protest at Wellington’s Frank Kitts Park against the Government’s proposed asset sales.
Wellington locals break out their best moves at Cuban-style dance lessons on the waterfront on Valentine’s Day.
The Ribble Street downhill kart race was a celebration of Kiwi ingenuity that finished off the annual Island Bay Festival. MEGAN SMYTH captured the competition on camera.
Ladi6, above, was part of the entertainment which attracted hundreds of people to the Wellington waterfront yesterday. KAT DUGGAN captured the activities on camera.
New Zealand player Lote Raikabula and son Emanuel enjoy the parade which kicked off Sevens Weekend in Wellington. KRISTEN PATERSON recorded the event in photos.
Confidence4Kids is a programme being introduced by three Wellington women to help kids relax, concentrate and have better self-image.
RIDING for the Disabled is celebrating 50 years in New Zealand and it needs volunteers to keep going for another 50. NICOLE BAXTER reports.
Hundreds turn out to see Santa Claus star at Wellington’s carols by candle-light.
MARANUI FM’s DJs are charming and articulate, have local knowledge and varied musical tastes – and they are only nine to 11 years old. ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL reports.
NewsWire video teams were out on the streets of the Capital to capture Hobbit mania as thousands celebrated the premiere of the first Hobbit movie.
Natalia Albert needs 100 exercise buddies to join her for 36-hour Taupo Oxfam charity walk. ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL reports.
High school waka ama students had a great day at the recent championships in Petone. EMILY LIPSYS reports on a fast-growing sport.
Wellington saves $7m in infrastructure costs because of lower water usage, leak identification and conservation. MEGAN SMYTH reports.
Toast exhibition of contemporary visual art and design showcases the talents of Whitireia’s upcoming artists and designers. REGAN ROBERTS reports.
THOUSANDS of people sang Happy Birthday to Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, on Wellington’s waterfront. KAT DUGGAN captures the walk in pictures.
Whitireia journalism students worked over 12 hours in two shifts to provide live coverage of the US election on NewsWire.co.nz.
Only 12 of the 80 candidates for a top Republican admin job are female.
Want to see Barack Obama and Mitt Romney duke it out with weapons other than words? There’s now an app for that, reports TAREN STEVENS.
TEN protesters today marched into the lobby of a Lambton Quay building to condemn Forsyth Barr’s role in state asset sales, and they plan to do it again.
Economy and defence were concerns of the majority who think the result will be important to New Zealand. See the story by the NewsWire team.
This picture was posted on a Victoria University student Facebook page, the last straw for many students upset at so-called ‘rape humour’ at the university.
A VACANT lot in Wellington could have a musical makeover if NZSO can take up an offer by a city construction company – Newswire’s Erin Kavanagh-Hall reports.
Wellington City Council is being briefed on the event that attracted crowds of more than 100,000 before lack of funding forced cancellation last year.
Whitireia delivers two journalism programmes – the level 3 National Certificate in Journalism (Introductory), which is offered twice, once in each semester, and the level 5 National Diploma in Journalism (Multi-media). Scroll down for a slideshow introduction from programme leader, Jim Tucker. The one-semester National Certificate is what the title suggests – a broad introduction [...]