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Posts Tagged ‘ Australia ’

Found in translation – a korero about languages in Aotearoa

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Newsroom Blog

BRAD FLAHIVE looks at New Zealand’s language dynamics in his blog about Te Reo Maori.



High hopes on trans-Tasman clash

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Child poverty record not one to be proud of

Oct 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

NEW ZEALAND is underachieving in the fight against child poverty according to the Child Poverty Action Group. A UNICEF report released yesterday showed New Zealand had decreased its child poverty levels by less than one percent between 2008 and 2012. Australia’s child poverty decreased by six percentage points, while both the USA and Great Britain […]



Aussies break NZ hearts in World Cup indoor cricket in Petone

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Hutt Valley Indoor Sports hosts Indoor Cricket World Cup and NZ wants to stop Aussie dominance.



New Zealand eateries could be ready for a Michelin rating

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

MATTHEW LAU speaks with top Wellington foodies about restaurant guides and how we, and Michelin, rate.



Special Olympics champion swam for his cousin in Australia

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Richard Bruce represented New Zealand at the first Asia Pacific Games in Australia. He talks to PAUL ORDISH about his motivation.



Worldwide Hobbit fan event still no reason for Jackson to wear shoes

Nov 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The Embassy Theatre in Wellington played host to a global fan event for the second movie in The Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug, today. Fans joined actor Jed Brophy, director Peter Jackson – who of course was barefoot – and JULIE TAYLOR.



New Petone restaurant jumps straight into the frying pan

Aug 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Taylor’s on Jackson has just opened its doors and been part of big foodie events with the same month.



PHOTO ESSAY: Taita learning lines for Our Country’s Good

Jun 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Drama production rehearsals have begun for college’s annual event.



Kiwi crustaceans tempting tastebuds of China’s growing middle class

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Exporters, workers and trainers all feeling effects of doubling in demand.



Taekwondo coach celebrates a decade selling martial arts gear

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Rene Kunz has served the martial arts community all over New Zealand and it now growing online.



Cool-down in Australia timely, says recruiter

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

A cooling off in Australia’s mining has helped recruiters for Christchurch’s rebuild, says a recruiter placing workers in the city.

Recruiters such as Coverstaff have noticed the change, says its sales and marketing director Clive Murden. SHARN CROSSLING reports.



Travellers turning east, rather than west, thanks to exchange rate

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The strong New Zealand dollar is giving Kiwi’s the choice to go on holiday futher afield to US.



A look under the hood of game development at Te Papa

Mar 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Video games are being embraced as art, and people are welcome to see why at Te Papa.



New Zealand ahead of the world in EFTPOS use

Feb 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

New Zealanders are using eftpos at record levels – 35% more than the world average.



Street poll: Wellingtonians love their healthy and safe city, but…

Feb 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

People on the streets are not quite as convinced as national lifestyle survey suggests.



PHOTOS: Warm welcome for sevens teams

Feb 1st, 2013 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

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.



Horse races, champers, sing-a-longs celebrate trade victory

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Local groups congratulate Australia for refusing to bow down to international bullies.



Melbourne Cup hardly rates a mention

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

PEOPLE OF the Capital have mixed opinion when it comes to today’s Melbourne Cup. The biggest and most glamorous day on the Australian sporting calendar is hardly rating a mention on the streets of Wellington.



China trade an issue for NZ with tougher talking Republican Romney

Nov 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

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.



Range of marriage views and arguments in gay community

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Not everyone is black and white about the issue of marriage. SOPHIE JACKMAN and LIZ WYLIE canvas opinion on the issue.



New Phoenix signings show talents pre-season

Aug 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Brockie, Totori, Boxall, Moss play part in 4-0 defeat of Lower Hutt.



New Hurricanes halfback no mystery to Rennie

Jul 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Chief’s coach took Frae Wilson to 2009 under-20 world champs.



English speakers still source of most migrants

Jun 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Diverse Asian countries provide increasing number of new kiwis.



Migration to Australia reaches record high

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

More Kiwis are looking for a better standard of living overseas.



Special visitor keeping libraries on their toes

Apr 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Capital city libraries get straight to the pointe with Angelina Ballerina.



Council combines with cops to educate drivers

Mar 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

How Wellington scooter riders prepare for new give way rule.



Blanket Man’s back story – what’s really going on with our homeless

Mar 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

We are quickly falling behind other western countries when it comes to helping the homeless, reports TENNESSEE MANSFORD.



Blanket Man rates as RWC tourist attraction

Sep 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City Council says it wouldn’t dream of exploiting him.



Kiwis splurged on travel while dollar was strong

Sep 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Visitor numbers up even before Rugby World Cup.



Fans go easy on Quade Cooper in Wellington

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Supporters offer a variety of players they love to hate.



Wallabies wounded, wary, after reality check

Sep 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Media reports focus on how the Aussies will respond against USA.



Capital gets its game face on for the Rugby World Cup

Aug 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Picture story

The NewsWire team has been on the streets of Wellington taking photos of the growing rugby fever.



Keeping Northern Iraq’s ancient Nineveh alive and well in NZ

May 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

JENNIFER GILCHRIST finds out how a small, relatively unknown population from Northern Iraq maintains its culture in NZ.



Teenager rolls on to trans-Tasman champs

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Pauatahanui roller skater represents NZ for first time.



Cricket captain’s 20-year Basin dream comes true

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

KARORI cricket captain Simon Baker achieves his cricketing dream this weekend when he plays cricket at the Basin Reserve.

Karori meets Eastern Suburbs in the final of the Pearce Cup on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. CHRISTINA HYDE reports.



World turns Twitter in crisis

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

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 […]



QUAKE day 4: Death toll tops 100

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

No survivors were rescued overnight and the death toll has risen to more than 100.



QUAKE Day 3: Toll rises

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The official death toll is 76 and expected to rise as search and rescue teams move into the suburbs.



QUAKE Day 2: Survivor recovery

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Work went on all day to rescue people from numerous Christchurch buildings.



Future Burmese leadership inspired in NZ

Dec 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Asia New Zealand brings young leaders together in forum



Fewer Kiwis leaving for the ‘lucky’ country

Nov 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Total migration and departures to Australia decline.



Medical battles fuel sports star’s rise to form and fame

Nov 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Sport

Arthritis can’t stop a young high school rugby player from having a dream season, reports DAN DALGETY.



WOW’s wonderland as bizarre as Te Radar in bra

Sep 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

2010 version of wearable art show has crowd rocking



E-cigarettes keep pushing for nicotine fix cartridge

Sep 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Company fighting to give smokers option to gum, patches



Rhythmic gymnasts find new family

Sep 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Artistry and close friendships involved in their sport.



Diving takes teenager Ollie around world

Aug 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

St Pat’s student focused on making it to top.



Titahi Bay surfer gives doco stardom best shot

Jul 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Just one Kiwi features in the Australian surfing movie, Flux.



Cuba St salon makes hair of many colours

Jul 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Dreadlock falls franchise is first Kiwi outlet.



Tom tackling Auckland’s Sky Tower for charity

May 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fully-dressed firefighters to race up 51 leg-draining floors



Local musician makes world Christian stage

Apr 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Tom’s talent earns him big gig with Soul Survivor tour



Franco aims his javelin at Brazil Olympics

Apr 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Porirua College student doing hard yards in training



Teenage falcon trainer has new challenge

Apr 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

After world travels, Xavier teams up with one-eyed Napoleon



Gilmour’s engine revving to go after injury layoff

Mar 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Next major event for top Kiwi woman rally driver is Auckland.



Aboriginal director tells the hard stories about his community

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features

Director Warwick Thornton visits Wellington to promote his first feature length film, Samson and Delilah. He speaks to KYLIE KLEIN-NIXON about community and telling the truth.



Skaters amped at ramps’ tough new surface

Aug 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Skate ramp revamps cost $80,000, expected to last much longer



Readers’ code-cracking skills needed here

May 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A puzzle must be solved to reveal stories of sentimental value.