As the next games draw near, Melissa Ingram talks to Dominic Godfrey about her new life mentoring young Kiwis.
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THE international Movember fundraising campaign is underway. To support the annual November fundraiser men are encouraged to grow a moustache to raise money for testicular and prostate cancer, mental health and physical inactivity. Movember campaign worker, Paul Chynoweth says the Movember campaign has made a huge difference to men’s health awareness.
WELLINGTON IWI Te Ati Awa are welcoming news that the government is to take an extra intake of Syrian refugees, but say their main focus is still on their own people. The European humanitarian crisis put pressure on the New Zealand government to play its part and offer refuge to some of the thousands of […]
Dylan Horrocks new graphic novel Sam Zabel And The Magic Pen is a personal journey.
Boy band Titanium stopped in the capital for their Take Us Back tour and spoke to ASHLEIGH MANNING.
Performers end their wānanga to Taiwan with Ka Mate to the surprise of airport travellers.
MATTHEW LAU speaks with top Wellington foodies about restaurant guides and how we, and Michelin, rate.
IF you thought August was drier than usual you were right. According to NIWA’s monthly weather stats, Wellington had 75mm of rain , just over half the amount usually expected. However, we weren’t the driest, Christchurch had well below their usual rainfall levels with just 18mm. Of the main centres, Auckland was the warmest, wettest […]
Passenger returning to plane for item sets off scare, but airport happy with just 30-minute delay.
VIDEO: Daren Kamali launches his second book of Pacific poetry with inspirational readings to a Wellington audience. FRANCESCA JAGO reports.
Wellington has the highest percentage of people with degrees in New Zealand – does this make it the ‘clever capital’?
Family and friends share the Easter weekend on Waiheke Island and FINN RAINGER documents the experience in a photo essay.
Northern United and Hurricanes Academy player Aukuso Tuitama in NZ Under-20s training group.
Locals eye Wellington as the perfect city to get their car share company ‘Shyft’ into gear.
Injury and illness have not stopped breakthrough first-class season for wicket keeper and batsman.
There are questions about his mana, but Te Ururoa Flavell tells SAM DUFF it is better to be on the field scoring goals.
In a roundup of Laneways in Auckland, LIAM MACANDREW features six of the more prominent acts, and photos
Newswire took to the streets to see what Wellington thinks of not refreshing Christmas decorations.
Children from low decile schools will be able to visit Wellington Zoo for a fun learning programme in a new partnership with The Warehouse. JULIE TAYLOR reports.
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.
Labour MP Kris Faafoi congratulates Nick Leggett, right, on his re-election as Porirua’s mayor on Saturday. Click on the headline for NewsWire’s coverage of national media.
A quilt which inspired women prisoners to stay out of trouble will be presented to Parliament next week.
The popularity of smartphones and the use of internet on the go is rising in New Zealand.
People on the streets are not quite as convinced as national lifestyle survey suggests.
When the band were last here in 1965 they were kicked out of the country.
Cosplay may seem strange and foreign but the community is friendly to newcomers, reports TAREN STEVENS.
HUTT VALLEY’S property market is following the sluggish trend of the rest of the Wellington region. Property values across the wider Wellington area are down five-point-one percent from their peak five years ago. That compares to Auckland and Christchurch, where property values have risen for the same period.
Pacific youth will have the opportunity to attend New Zealand’s largest youth climate change summit for free in December.
Environmental organisation 350 Aotearoa are offering scholarships to Powershift, a part conference, part festival celebration of how young people can end climate change.
350’s Pacific co-ordinator Koreti Tiumalu says the scholarships are particularly aimed at large families who don’t have the money to send their youth to conferences like Powershift.
Their role is to stay in the background and secure key constituencies.
NEW ZEALAND is on the verge of teaming up with America to break down trade barriers – but a new US President may mean a different agreement. JAMES PAUL finds while Obama and Romney’s policies look similar, the reality may not be so clear.
A history of Chinese market gardens is the focus of an event at the Museum of City and Sea.
Rare total eclipse will pass near New Zealand
Captain who died tragically was with team in photo.
Labour, Greens attack National’s $14 billion spend.
Living Wage brings community groups together in capital.
Registration fee rose this year to $165 for an un-neutered dog.
Tattooing more than skin deep for family business.
Jean Pompey’s hard work catches attention of big music names.
Rachelle Toimata uses arts and craft skills to help ill children.
Annual Wellington Food Show puts icing on the Cake Tin.
Volunteer years pay off as Julian tackles critical winch job
Newswire on hand to capture Auckland leg of the hikoi.
Car wash fundraiser part of their first Sky Tower challenge
Jackson back to judge NZ’s wackiest movie making contest
But Royal NZ Ballet asks ‘what’s the problem?’
Why do people decide to go against the grain and become vegan? asks ANGIE MILLS.
Members heading different ways directions with their music.
Bathurst Resources office attracts West Coast coal protest
Hisham Zaoui, son of Algerian refugee Ahmed Zaoui, tells MOHAMMAD NAZAYER he wants to cover human rights around the world..
Music festival celebrated art at its loudest, most raucous.
Transport policy prioritises public transport over holiday highway.
Wellington hackers hear of movie studio security breach.
Third Tankapooloza gig grows to 10 bands and two stages.
Island supporters celebrate historic victory against France
A Facebook inspired Manu Samoan flash mob haka may involve more than 700 participants taking over part of Wellington’s top retail street at lunchtime tomorrow.
Organisers are hoping to get at least 50 people performing two hours before Samoa plays Namibia. JOSH HYDE reports
The Bilingual Leo Pacific Coalition wants official minority status for five Pacific languages, reports KATIE McALISTER.
LYNNE Pillay leaves Parliament after three terms this year, but she intends to keep fighting for Labour. JOSHUA HYDE reports.
Return of lost cup helps unravel club’s history.
Interfaith youth community organises candlelit gatherings.
Poll suggests planking may be great election campaign idea.
Westfield Albany Mall opened within 24 hours of fatal tornado.
Twitter users worldwide have been turning to the social media site to form a global community during the Christchurch earthquake disaster. Increasingly media outlets were releasing their upcoming headlines prior to running their stories on the web and members of the public were rallying for support or seeking lost loved ones. The most used hashtag […]
Wellington mother escapes quake carnage with her family.
No survivors were rescued overnight and the death toll has risen to more than 100.
More than 2000 volunteers sign up for Love Your Coast project
Cup organisers seek 5000-plus to help at next year’s event.
Sir Peter Leitch gets on board Heart Rate 180 fundraiser.
FEW Maori or other ethnic minorities are making it on to elected councils in NZ, and Wellington is no exception, report GREG FORD and AMIE HICKLAND.
Blues fans to get their fix without clinical production
Greengrocer family honoured for long tradition of service.
Beer, public transport top student’s election strategy.
Video reportage boosts learning and teamwork
Bluff to Cape Reinga charity ride in memory of Jacob.
Fully-dressed firefighters to race up 51 leg-draining floors