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PHOTO ESSAY: Notes from the Darkest Times

The 2017 Kristallnacht Memorial Concert was captured by photographer SAPEER MAYRON at the St James Theatre last month.

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PHOTO ESSAY: A day in the life of an SPCA volunteer

The SPCA of Wellington survives on volunteer help. LAURA WILTSHIRE visited and documented some of their work.

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PHOTO ESSAY: A day in the life of a scientist

Reporter BRONTE WILSON joins marine biologist Josh Brian in his lab for the day as he researches coral DNA.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Football fever grips Wellington

New Zealand’s football capital dresses in All White for World Cup Qualifier. THOMAS AIREY follows the crowd to the Westpac Stadium.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington a year on from the Kaikoura earthquake

A year on from the Kaikoura earthquake, Wellington is still healing. ANDREW BEVIN documents the damage and recovery.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington hosts Diwali Festival of the Lights

Traditional Indian festival lights up Wellington waterfront. THOMAS CROSKERY captures the event in photos.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Weapons protest comes to capital

Protesters attempted to shut down the weapons protest held in Wellington. BLAIR MOCKETT caught the action.

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Young people getting into art buying – given they can’t afford houses

The digital age is bring art collectors and artists together more easily.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Hunting, part of country life

Hunting is very much part of New Zealand culture. ELIJAH HILL joins a pig hunt excursion.

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Archive photo captures SPCA encounter that changed a life

SPCA annual appeal time, and Sarah McMullan tracked down a boy in 1955 photo

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PHOTO ESSAY: Weapons Expo Blockade 2017

On October 10th 2017, police and protesters clash at “Weapons Expo”. AIMEE EASTWOOD captured the action.

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Labour supporters at Wharewaka, Wellington

Enthusiastic Labour supporters at the Wharewaka in Wellington visually captured by BLAIR MOCKETT.

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Thousands in action for capital SportsFest

NewsWire Team joined thousands Wellington region primary students to capture some of the activity.

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Eva and Leeds Streets

PATRICK FRENCH takes a stroll through Eva/Leeds Streets laneway – quite possibly the coolest little alleyway in the CBD.

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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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PHOTO ESSAY: Anzacs, and Turks remembered at Strathmore

Friends who were once enemies 100 years ago gather at Strathmore every year.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Vigil for Peace at Cenotaph on Anzac Day

Members of the Peace Movement Aotearoa gathered at the going down of the sun in Wellilngton.

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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: Civic Square Sculptures Walk

Civic Square is a hub of sculptures and artwork. ANIL GANASON visually captures the Civil Square Sculpture walk.

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PHOTO ESSAY: African Unity celebrated in Wellington

Reporter SAPEER MAYRON visually captures the essence of African Unity celebrated in Wellington.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Have a sticky-beak at Wellington Zoo’s Kea enclosure

Kea are cheeky, colourful and a Wellington favourite. SHAR DAVIS captures them in action.

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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

PHOTO ESSAY: Vigil for Peace at Cenotaph on Anzac Day

Members of the Peace Movement Aotearoa gathered at the going down of the sun in Wellilngton.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Anzacs, and Turks remembered at Strathmore

Friends who were once enemies 100 years ago gather at Strathmore every year.

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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: Psychic barista knows what your brew will be

Cafe L’affare has a barista who can guess your coffee order. IRELAND HENDRY-TENNENT reports

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PHOTO ESSAY: Whitireia cooking students test their skills

Kapiti campus students prepare for a function to test their culinary skills. DAN MAGEEAN spent the day documenting the process.

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Flooded waterways of Wellington

A bout of severe weather on November 15 caused flooding throughout the Greater Wellington Region. Here is a selection of photos taken around some of the waterways as they neared maximum capacity that day.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Karate medalist returns from world championships

Lennex Drummond returns from the karate world championships with a second placing.

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Te Auaha new home for creative capital

Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting will be part of the new Te Auaha centre of applied creativity in the heart of Wellington. JOANNA PIATEK’s images capture the future.

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: 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.

PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington Zoo benefits from public support

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

PHOTO ESSAY: Women seek refuge at Awhina Society

Awhina Society offers refuge and support for women in need.

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.

PHOTO ESSAY: Prince Charles Royal Tour to Tawa College

Colin Engelbrecht follows Prince Charles around his tour of Tawa College during the Royal visit.

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: The big history of a little street

LEEDS STREET is one of Wellington’s little laneways tucked away in the city’s Te Aro precinct. Andrew Johnsen reports on its revitalisation.

PHOTO ESSAY: Memphis Belle Cafe a capital coffee hot spot

TE HUIA MOKE visits a community based cafe situated in Dixon Street, central Wellington, to capture the culture in pictures.

PHOTO ESSAY: NZ Athlete Ashleigh Sando

An insight into New Zealand athlete Ashleigh Sando’s training. Captured by JADE MAISEY.

PHOTO ESSAY: Rock climbing at Fergs Kayaks

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

PHOTO ESSAY: Hurricanes closing in on finals appearance

Hurricanes victory at Westpac Stadium captured by JAMES LOBBAN

PHOTO ESSAY: A day of craft beer heaven

TESS NICHOL discovers the joys of craft beer at this year’s Beervana festival in Wellington.

PHOTO ESSAY: Wild southerly winter slams capital

A broken piece of wind art, hail, damaged coastlines – it’s all in a winter’s day for the capital. SUE TEODORO records the action.

PHOTO ESSAY: More than 2000 turn up for schools wearable art

The annual Feilding High School show 10 schools and wows the crowd, including photographer AMANDA CARRINGTON .

PHOTO ESSAY: Vibrant, beautiful Big Beach in Makena

FRAN JAGO visits the the Hawaiian island of Maui and records the action at one of its iconic beaches.

PHOTO ESSAY: Shaving for a cause at the Wainui Rugby Club

Premier team members show support a teammate’s wife battling cancer, and NICOLE ADAMSON captures it in photos.

PHOTO ESSAY: Going backstage at Grease, the musical

NewsWire reporter MATTHEW LAU spent the day behind the scenes of Wellington Musical Theatre’s production of Grease.

PHOTO ESSAY: 120 minutes of football passion

PHOTO ESSAY into the emotion behind the 2014 Fifa World Cup final between Germany and Argentina.

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

A day at The Barking Lot

IN PICTURES: Dog daycare facility opens in Wellington, allowing pets to be pampered as their owners go to work.

PHOTO ESSAY: A day in the life of a midwife

A day in life of a midiwfe, following Jill Adamson around as she completes her daily routine in Lower Hutt.

Back to the roots

Family and friends share the Easter weekend on Waiheke Island and FINN RAINGER documents the experience in a photo essay.

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.

On the hunt for the Purrfect feline

Some cats such as this one were shy, but AMANDA HERRERA found plenty to purr about in an afternoon with some of the country’s top felines.

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.

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.

PHOTO ESSAY: Surf-lifesavers take over Ohope

EACH year surf lifeguards from around the country compete in their national champs. NEWSWIRE reporter LAUREN MANN was there to capture the action.

PHOTO ESSAY: Leonie is queen of the queen bees

CALLY MARTIN spends the day with a bee keeper, looking at the process of raising queen bees and collecting honey.

Fizz free, smoke free, alcohol free Creekfest attracts thousands

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

‘Passion’ separates Wellington from the rest say local baristas

Wellington’s coffee is in the world’s top 10, according to a CNN rating.

Wellington welcomes sevens superstars in streets.

Wellington came alive for the annual sevens Parade which welcomes the international teams to the city.