The RSA celebrated its centenary at the Pukeahu War Memorial in Wellington.
COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.
Child refugees will be the subject of laughter on Sunday night – all for a good cause.
The green buses now have active audio surveillance on board to record incidents.
CEO Ian Turner said the decision was made in the interests of public safety. JEMMA COTTERALL reports.
Headgear is becoming so popular that Hills Hats is opening a factory shop in Petone. Matt Tso talks to Hatman Simon Smuts-Kennedy.
School’s rise from decile two to four, has its upsides and downsides, says principal.
Stokes Valley residents have only a week left to submit their views on council’s $5 million community hub project.
The project will be finalised soon after April 29, which marks the last day submissions will be accepted. KEENAN MAY reports.
Sandra Tisam looks at Michel Tuffrey’s work honouring the Cook Island’s World War 1 legacy, which is remembered each year in Porirua. MATT TSO reports.
Aussie helps Kiwis remember centenary with Woman of Empire exhibition at Mansfield House
The idea of doing away with the decile system for rating schools has found favour with a school which has had to fight against the inequities of the current system.
Tayla Shortland reports on Te Aro School’s battle.
University, residents association and councilors are inviting locals to a meeting on April 26
Teacher Alex Hamilton with Ocearny Kaiwhata at Windley School where new teaching practices are making a difference. KATENI SAU reports.
Design to incorporate art and structural qualities from different cultural groups.
iPads and Chromebooks will not be replacing hand writing any time soon.
Four new buildings to cater for growth which continues to reflect multi-cultural area.
With local body elections this year, and talk of mergers going on, what do Porirua people say?
After spending nearly a decade in supporting roles, Betty Whyte takes over the top job this year.
Sam Dollimore puts herself in the spotlight with a body of work that took more than 200 hours.
Temporary premises on college grounds clears way for $9 million reconstruction.
Event organiser Liz Kelly will be leaving Creekfest in good health after seven years.
Six weeks consultation has just opened to fix Wellington’s central city traffic issues.
Le ART, from left Anastasia Sirila, Tiresa Fomai, Rosetta lopa were buzzing among the young bands sharing a stage with professionals at Creekfest. KEANU HEAD reports.
Boulevard of Dreams a promenade performance through the streets of Wellington during Cuba Dupa.
The Royal New Zealand Air Force will lead Pōkarekare Ana to open CubaDupa celebrations
Swinging voters could decide the outcome in a merger was put to a vote.
Thanks to a classmate’s forgetfulness, Whitireia performers are keeping themselves hydrated.
ENROLMENTS for the second flag vote close on Wednesday , and while there has been a push for enrolments, history suggests Maori will be under-represented. About 27 per cent of all voters from the seven Maori electorates cast their vote last year. EMMA MOODY reports.
With more refugees and migrants coming to NZ, volunteers can help with language training.
Teenage mothers are nearly three times more likely to be uneducated and unemployed. LEAH FLYNN talks to Terihia Trillo who bucks the trend.
Chrissie Jorgenson says kids have not changed, despite all of the technology. VIRGINIA FALLON reports.
A Wellington chimp obsessed with jamming sticks in her ear has had five hours of surgery.
The Toi Two Hundy at Toi Poneke Art Centre displays resident artists’ work for no more than $200 each.
LEEDS STREET is one of Wellington’s little laneways tucked away in the city’s Te Aro precinct. Andrew Johnsen reports on its revitalisation.
Accommodation businesses pinpoint regular events for driving their guest numbers.
Male volunteers were welcomed into the Wellington Women’s Boarding House for the first time.
Amnesty International has set up a website for Kiwis to send their message to government to lift New Zealand’s intake. COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.
With Christmas fast approaching, the capital finds ways of spreading the spirit.
Government’s “hypocritical stance” earns ‘Fossil Of The Day’ and Zoe Lenzie Smith happily accepted.
International students are a big part of the rise in permanent and long term visitor increase.
Ngati Toa are glad the All Blacksfinally came to visit them and enjoyed teaching them about Ka Mate.
With two giant attractions side by side, Wellington Museums Trust Director Brett Mason wonders if tourists explore the city enough to visit Wellington’s other museums.
KEENAN MAY reports.
Chinese on rise, but two bay businesses still report mostly Aussie, European and US tourists.
Your cab driver can be doctors, architects and scientists, and author doubts many people ask why.
Wellingtonians agree licenses were tougher to get these days but are split about adding it to NCEA.
Meet the zoo brew crew who are mixing beer and animals to raise money for cheetahs in the wild. JAMES BAKER reports.
Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.
Hopes Porirua people will change the way they see clothing stores after visiting a TEZA week project called Sharemart.
Blind Foundation puppy walkers give pups a great start before they leave to train as guide dogs.
Two days of celebrations will mark 50 years for Redwood School in Tawa next year.
Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.
China, Greece, USA, Mali and Syria are among the countries represented on stage at WOMAD 2016.
The French Ambassador speaks to hundreds of people in Wellington’s Civic Square this week. EMMA MOODY captured the emotional vigil marking the Paris terrorist attack.
Fair, Intelligent Transport wants to to educate the public on issues and solutions.
Creative New Zealand and Porirua City Council pitching in to help community tell its stories.
Familiarity with mental health events helps a worker in the field do his job, and reflect on his role with EMMA MOODY.
Basketball star Letava Whippy’s heart is split between Porirua and Fiji, but her head is at Long Island University in the US.
Hutt Valley residents have two hearings where verbal submissions will be made about a proposed new dog reserve which is worrying locals.
The public reserve on Pohutukawa Street has been selected a year-long trial. MATT TSO reports.
Mana College’s hall buzzing with hundreds of local students talking to careers advisers.
Literacy Aotearoa helps raise awareness at Wellington Railway Station.
Friends of Central Park receive their fourth honour in a year for their work on Moturoa Stream track.
Fighting is all about solving problems, says Muay Thai kickboxer Angus Lindsey. JOANNA PIATEK talks to him about his sport and his latest bout.
Local food truckers from the coast are now feeding the hordes on Friday nights in Waikanae.
Piwi Pene has just coordinated the men’s netball nationals and has bigger dreams for them.
Two Wellingtonions, who came to New Zealand as refugees, share their perspectives with DOMINIC GODFREY.
Statistics New Zealand reports many Kiwi parents feel they aren’t spending enough time with their children.
John Key spoke at his regular Monday press conference about Red Peak, ISIL and the UN.
Architects working on redesigning outdoor spaces, and parents get a say.
St Mark’s Church School principal is keen to see other options explored to reduce traffic.
Ingrid Dyer from Kapiti has scored a role acting herself in a UK Tesco’s Rugby World Cup commercial
Ten Pin Bowling is part of Special Olympics and teams are working towards representing NZ.
Public and staff enjoy healthier surroundings after three months of work.
Literacy Aotearoa doesn’t want a loss of funding to stop new Travelling Books reaching kiwis in need.
Domestic violence within the queer community is being tackled head on by a new organisation.
Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura – Outing Violence recognises the different issues queer and transgender people face within violent relationships. ALIA OVEREND reports.
Protesters were arrested on Lambton Quay, attempting to enter the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to seize TPP documents.
Award winning short story writer, Sue Orr, publishes her first novel with help from the characters in her head. Clemetine Smart caught up with the author to find out more.
Members from both clubs say they are pleased with the amalgamation of the RSA and Kapiti Club
With crowds increasing each year the future is looking bright for Wellington’s Lux Light festival.
Eastern Hutt School prepares to celebrate 100 years of educating generations of students in Hutt Valley.
The first ever quarterly clean-up aimed at rekindling original spirit of monthly event that died.
More young people are getting into Bridge – and winning. Alia Overend reports.
Getting refugees to New Zealand is only the beginning and support organisations will need more funding to service the upcoming increase in refugees. ALIA OVEREND reports.