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Greens release new policy on renting including warrant of fitness

WATCH: Greens say policy recognises the 48% of Kiwis who rent their homes

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WATCH: Performers, mayor switch on capital’s new creative campus

Circus, dance, music, Māori and Pacific performers turn on lights for Te Auaha ahead of opening in 2018.

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WATCH: Advance voting gets underway

Electoral Commission opens 485 advance voting booths around the country

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WATCH: 606 Shoes – talking about New Zealand’s suicide story

606 pairs of shoes on Parliament’s lawn mark the country’s suicide deaths

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WATCH: Te Papa’s Matariki celebrations light up winter.

The event saw music, the lighting of candles and a retelling of the Maori creation myth

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Wellington city’s brightest shine at awards

Wellington most influential citizens line up with their Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian Awards. AIMEE EASTWOOD talked to three of the recipients.

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Rain fails to drown out climate protest

Rain failed to deter a climate change protest at Parliament as US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, visited the country. AIMEE EASTWOOD talked to some of the protesters.

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WATCH: Gareth Morgan addresses students on policies

New party gets electioneering opportunity at Victoria University

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WATCH: Wellington Access Radio gets new frequency

Wellington Access Radio Station Manager Kristen Paterson talks about the switch to FM frequency and what’s next for the station.

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WATCH: Wellington CBD lit up by Lux Light Festival

Wellington’s Lux Light Festival returned to the CBD this year. AIMEE EASTWOOD captures the dazzling artworks and performers.

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WATCH: Weltec and Whitireia Open Day 2017

Interaction and hands on activities draws in crowds to Weltec/Whitireia open day in Petone.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Growing craft beer culture in Upper Hutt

A set of photos showcasing Upper Hutt’s developing culture around craft beers and their breweries

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More to SPCA than cat and dog adoptions

ANGELA REID visits the people and animals behind the Newtown SPCA.

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WATCH: Craft beer brewery using Upper Hutt to create special brews

Upper Hutt is growing a strong craft beer scene. YANNI CAMPBELL reports on why Kereru loves Upper Hutt.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Road to new beginnings for quake city

Christchurch’s heart is being re-imagined and KATENI SAU took to the streets to capture progress

WATCH: Wellington – The Capital of coffee addicts

Wellingtonians are loving coffee just a little too much. More then 40% are getting their coffee fix everyday. Many just “can’t do without it.” MARGOT NEAS talks to some addicts.

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WATCH: Kitten Inn’s cats galore

The Kitten Inn is experiencing a surge in kitten numbers this season. AMY McEWEN finds out out what the public can do to help.

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WATCH: CrossFit in a minute and a half

Top Wellington athlete Luke Fiso provides a gateway to a better life. JADE WINTON-LOWE reports.

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WATCH: Wellington Film Society moves into 71st year

Paramount Cinema in Wellington is dedicated to showing films outside mainstream. Abe Leach interviews President Chris Hormann.

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WATCH: Fashion with a conscience

Local designer Jessie Wong creates leather bags and accessories with a focus on environmental responsibilities.

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WATCH: Exhibition promises bright future for young artist

Wellington artist’s less than traditional style encourages local youth art appreciation.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Road to new beginnings for Quake City

The road to new beginnings for Christchurch after the devastating 2010 earthquake.

WATCH: Victoria university graduates strut their stuff

Victoria University graduates paraded thought the city during graduation week two weeks ago.

WATCH: Ethiopian coffee and vegan food popular in Newtown

The Mother Of Coffee cafe which opened this year is proving popular with Newtown residents

WATCH: Fresh blood wanted, particularly plasma donors

Blood donation saves lives and only 4% of eligible donors donate. Do you save lives?

WATCH: DIY focus at Newtown’s Community Centre

The Newtown community centre is trying new initiatives to garner community support .

WATCH: Porirua night market a huge success

The Porirua food truck night market is held on the last Thursday of the month.

WATCH: Animals help stressed students

Baby animals ease exam nerves in students ease exam stress at Victoria University.

Graduating students break records

The largest number of graduating students ever, celebrate their success with friends and family.

PHOTO ESSAY: All in a days work for tattoo artist

Custom tattoo designs brings tattoo ideas to life. IRELAND HENDRY-TENNENT finds out how.

Te Auaha gets the thumbs up

The name of Wellington’s newest creative arts campus was well received at gala launch.

PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington Zoo benefits from public support

ZARIUS SAMUEL visits Wellington Zoo to see how it benefits from public support.

WATCH: Redevelopment of Eva and Leeds Streets

Wellington’s laneways are getting an upgrade and JAMES LOBBAN reports on one that is leading the way to reshape the city.

PHOTO ESSAY: Playshop Live

Playshop Live has people laughing from improvised comedy. AMY MCEWEN follows the actors at the rehearsals of the latest show.

WATCH: Buses delayed by broken stay wire

Traffic at a standstill after power lines drop onto Wellington street.

WATCH: Inside the Hills Hats factory

Simon Smuts-Kennedy, Hills Hats General Manger, talks about the company and its history.

WATCH: Dixon St Shoe Repairs, a heritage business

Founded in 1929 meet the second and third generation family fronting the Dixon St Shoe repairs shop.

PHOTO ESSAY: TPPA March

Wellington protesters march towards the Beehive against the Trans-Pacific-Partnership agreement.

PHOTO ESSAY: Special Olympics power lifter Alex Johnsen

An inside look at the training of a Special Olympics power lifter. ANDREW JOHNSEN captured the intense session at Morrinsville Fitness Centre.

WATCH: Air Wheel the latest gizmo to hit the streets

Wellingtonians give their opinion on the Airwheel seen out and about in Wellington.

PHOTO ESSAY: Angus Lindsay – Muay Thai Wellington boxer

Angus Lindsay 24, prepares for “Capital Punishment”, a Muay Thai boxing event held in Wellington September 2015.

WATCH: Wellington Access Radio’s archive launch

Over 800 Taonga from Wellington Access Radio have been gifted to Nga Taonga Sound and Vision. EMMA MOODY reports.

WATCH: RSA’s 100th centenary at the National War Memorial

The RSA celebrated its centenary at the Pukeahu War Memorial in Wellington.
COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.

WATCH: A special art gallery in Abel Smith St values citizens

Alpha Art Studio enables people with an intellectual disability to be active and valued. ANDREW JOHNSEN reports.

WATCH: A stitch in time could help Porirua

Hopes Porirua people will change the way they see clothing stores after visiting a TEZA week project called Sharemart.

WATCH: Moving daily ritual for New Zealand’s war dead

New Zealand remembers those who gave their lives for their country every day at 5pm with at the tomb of the unknown warrior.

WATCH: Body builders strut their stuff in lead up to national champs

Amateur body builders vie for a last chance to qualify for the National Amateur Body Building Championships.

WATCH: Former refugee applauds decision on Syrians

JAMES LOBBAN interviews Wellingtonian Linda Shamoon, who knows challenges that will be faced by Syrian refugees.

PHOTO ESSAY: Rock climbing at Fergs Kayaks

Fergs Kayaks rock climbing wall on Wellington’s Waterfront is an attraction for people of all ages.

CubaDupa crowds dance in the rain

In the spirit of the street, Cuba crowds flocked in the rain to Wellington’s new festival. NEWSWIRE TEAM captures the vibe.

WATCH: Capital bus shelters gets eye-catching makeovers

Kapiti artist Ellen Coup paints a Khandallah bus shelter as part of the council’s mural project.

WATCH: Emotional homecoming for Maori ancestors

After a century abroad Maori ancestral remains return home to Te Papa.

Māori learn about their culture in Hawaii

FRANCESCA JAGO meets Māori students in Hawaii learning more about themselves and their culture than they did growing up in NZ.

Embracing the neighbourhood is Gold…ings.

WATCH: Newswire reporter JOSH PRICE checks out what makes Goldings Free Dive Bar the award winning establishment that it is.

Beers, tears and cheers for World Cup final

WATCH: Argentinian and German fans endure an emotional rollercoaster ride, as they watch the FIFA World Cup final in Wellington.

Hear fans react as they watch the World Cup in Wellington

WATCH AND LISTEN: Argentinian and German supporters watch as the World Cup final unfolds

Polytechs join forces for creative city campus

WATCH: An $80 million investment is planned for a creative Cuba St campus for Whitireia and WelTech polytechs. Newswire team reports.

What could the future hold for Wellington’s public transport?

WATCH: The future options for how much you pay and the type of bus you catch in Wellington under review

Behind the scenes of the SPCA

WATCH: The Newswire team goes behind the scenes of the Wellington SPCA’s new centre in Mt Victoria.

Capital Coffee in Crisis?

WATCH: A disease known as coffee rust is destroying plantations in South America. Could it change the way we enjoy coffee in New Zealand?

Yeastie Boys brewing up a storm

WATCH: Yeastie Boys Brewers are looking to expand their business throughout Europe after a great showing at a recent beer festival in the UK.

What’s on your mind when you cross the street?

WATCH: Wellington City Council’s new Think, Look, Cross campaign will cost rate-payers up to $100,000.

Photo Essay: A day in the life of a deputy mayor

Newswire reporter JOSHUA PRICE spent the day with Wellington Deputy Mayor Justin Lester and captured some of his duties in a photo essay.

PHOTO ESSAY: Starlight Outdoor Cinema a big hit

Wellingtonians brought their rugs, bean bags and picnics to Waitangi Park for a movie under the stars.

VIDEO: French traveller snaps Wellingtonians in global project

The ‘Inside Out’ project has gone from Ecuador to Nepal, Mexico, Palestine and now Wellington.

Black romantic comedy creates a meeting of two art forms

One hour, two shows, four actors and many laughs as performing arts student take to BATS.

Mayor buzzing about beekeeping initiative led by Te Aro School

Mayor Celia Wade-Brown this week visited Te Aro School, the first Wellington primary school to keep beehives. JOSH PRICE reports on students getting back to nature.

Fizz free, smoke free, alcohol free Creekfest attracts thousands

Porirua’s annual Creekfest health festival brought 25,000 people together.

Kids to learn good internet safety practice from OWLS

An internet safety programme has been launched for primary and secondary children around the country.

Absolutely positively growing – Census VINES

WELLINGTONIANS are more educated, earning more and have greater access to internet than in 2006, according to the latest census results.

New Zealand reacts to census data – STORIFY

The 2013 New Zealand census results have been released, with initial figures shedding light on population growth, housing and education.

The figures, released yesterday, showed about a quarter of New Zealanders are born overseas.

Basketball fans hope their video will get them to New York

Wellingtonians attempt to ‘trick shot their way to the NBA’ with extreme beer pong shots.

Excited Hobbit fans quiz the stars of Desolation of Smaug

Hobbit fans lined Kent Terrace today to catch a glimpse of Peter Jackson’s latest film in the trilogy.

Spying, inequality lead Anonymous in masks to Parliament

March the first of 447 around the world the be staged on November 5.

New technology raises hopes for night surfing at Lyall Bay corner

Text-to-pay lights in fake rocks and portable night lights are two of the latest options in a proposal which is close to being presented to Wellington City Council. ELLIOT PARKER talks to Russell Millar of Lyall Bay Board Riders about the idea.

FLUME will be back for more Kiwi fans at the La De Da festival

Australian music producer FLUME entertains thousands of fans at Trentham Racecourse.

Early twitter feed of Wellington’s local body elections

The early feed from the twittersphere begins to reveal both election winners and losers.

Students giving wool a ‘Second Life’ at Bowen House exhibition

Whitireia arts students get their hands on felt to stretch the definition of wool in Wellington show.