Posts Tagged ‘ Australia ’
Three Kiwi horses are looking to repeat last year’s cup success.ABE LEACH reports.
Melbourne Cup not seen as an issue for problem gamblers. IRELAND HENDRY- TENNENT reports.
How did an Australian horse race become so important in New Zealand? James Malthus looks back.
BRAD FLAHIVE looks at New Zealand’s language dynamics in his blog about Te Reo Maori.
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 […]
Hutt Valley Indoor Sports hosts Indoor Cricket World Cup and NZ wants to stop Aussie dominance.
MATTHEW LAU speaks with top Wellington foodies about restaurant guides and how we, and Michelin, rate.
Richard Bruce represented New Zealand at the first Asia Pacific Games in Australia. He talks to PAUL ORDISH about his motivation.
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.
Taylor’s on Jackson has just opened its doors and been part of big foodie events with the same month.
Drama production rehearsals have begun for college’s annual event.
Exporters, workers and trainers all feeling effects of doubling in demand.
Rene Kunz has served the martial arts community all over New Zealand and it now growing online.
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.
The strong New Zealand dollar is giving Kiwi’s the choice to go on holiday futher afield to US.
Video games are being embraced as art, and people are welcome to see why at Te Papa.
New Zealanders are using eftpos at record levels – 35% more than the world average.
People on the streets are not quite as convinced as national lifestyle survey suggests.
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.
Local groups congratulate Australia for refusing to bow down to international bullies.
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.
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.
Not everyone is black and white about the issue of marriage. SOPHIE JACKMAN and LIZ WYLIE canvas opinion on the issue.
Brockie, Totori, Boxall, Moss play part in 4-0 defeat of Lower Hutt.
Chief’s coach took Frae Wilson to 2009 under-20 world champs.
Diverse Asian countries provide increasing number of new kiwis.
More Kiwis are looking for a better standard of living overseas.
Capital city libraries get straight to the pointe with Angelina Ballerina.
How Wellington scooter riders prepare for new give way rule.
We are quickly falling behind other western countries when it comes to helping the homeless, reports TENNESSEE MANSFORD.
City Council says it wouldn’t dream of exploiting him.
Visitor numbers up even before Rugby World Cup.
Supporters offer a variety of players they love to hate.
Media reports focus on how the Aussies will respond against USA.
The NewsWire team has been on the streets of Wellington taking photos of the growing rugby fever.
JENNIFER GILCHRIST finds out how a small, relatively unknown population from Northern Iraq maintains its culture in NZ.
Pauatahanui roller skater represents NZ for first time.
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.
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 […]
No survivors were rescued overnight and the death toll has risen to more than 100.
The official death toll is 76 and expected to rise as search and rescue teams move into the suburbs.
Work went on all day to rescue people from numerous Christchurch buildings.
Asia New Zealand brings young leaders together in forum
Total migration and departures to Australia decline.
Arthritis can’t stop a young high school rugby player from having a dream season, reports DAN DALGETY.
2010 version of wearable art show has crowd rocking
Company fighting to give smokers option to gum, patches
Artistry and close friendships involved in their sport.
St Pat’s student focused on making it to top.
Just one Kiwi features in the Australian surfing movie, Flux.
Dreadlock falls franchise is first Kiwi outlet.
Fully-dressed firefighters to race up 51 leg-draining floors
Tom’s talent earns him big gig with Soul Survivor tour
Porirua College student doing hard yards in training
After world travels, Xavier teams up with one-eyed Napoleon
Next major event for top Kiwi woman rally driver is Auckland.
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.
Skate ramp revamps cost $80,000, expected to last much longer