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Posts Tagged ‘ China ’

PHOTO ESSAY: Mooncake feast for Chinese festival

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Mooncake celebrated at the The Salvation Army Chinese Church. COURTNEY DAY documents.



Calligrapher shows how to paint a picture with words.

Oct 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: Local artist shares knowledge of calligraphy for Chinese Language Week. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Master showcases skills for Chinese Language Week

Oct 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The event attracted an enthusiastic but small crowd at the National Library , as COURTNEY DAY documents.



WATCH: Calligraphy with expert Stan Chan

Oct 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Top Picture

Master illustrates the Chinese art form during Chinese Language Week.



Increasing numbers of Kiwis leave for Asia a longer-term trend

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

People are departing New Zealand for overseas in the largest numbers since 2014 and Asia is increasingly attractive. NZ China Friendship national president Dave Bromwich talks to SAM ROBINSON about the trend of younger Kiwis moving to China for business opportunities.



New US Elections: How the world is watching

Nov 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

ANGELA REID and PATRICK FRENCH follow news from all over the world covering the US elections.



US Elections: How the world is watching

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

ANGELA REID and PATRICK FRENCH follow news from all over the world covering the US elections.



Weibo helping Te Papa tap into changing face of NZ tourists

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Uncategorized

Chinese social media sites are being used to attract Chinese travelers to New Zealand.



More Kiwis take flight in ‘golden era of travel’

Nov 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.



More Kiwis take flight in ‘golden era of travel’

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.



Safety and freedom a Wellington drawcard for international students

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Universities, Polytechnics, training providers and schools in aiming to double international numbers.



Wellingtonians with Chinese roots celebrating Year of the Sheep

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Chinese New Year is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar.



Internationally acclaimed Chinese artworks on display

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



Jaw-dropping performance from Shaolin monks

Sep 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Troubadour cyclists getting creative on planet Earth

Aug 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Biking around a continent is ‘not everyone’s cup of tea’, but this show offered the experience vicariously.



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.



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.



Big jump in Chinese visitors who will go home and ‘rave’ about NZ

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

New Year visitors opportunity to showcase innovation and independent says businessman.



NZ not the holiday destination for British

Nov 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

NEW ZEALAND is losing appeal to the Brits as a holiday destination, according to recent arrival statistics. In this year’s travel and migration figures, numbers are down a third, from over 100 thousand to only 74 thousand. Even emigrating to NZ is unpopular for those from the UK, with arrivals down five point seven per cent from last year.



Climate change debate avoided, but change may be in the wind

Nov 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Student Features

NZ gets in step with global emitters’ carbon footprints. JAMES PAUL reports on mixed messages.



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.



If the world could vote Obama would get a landslide victory

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Most Popular

Despite first term disappointments, Obama still beats Romney in global popularity reports DAMON RUSDEN.



Dyeing rivers in China inspires art installation

Jul 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Pollution story told by Wellington artist’s textile hangings.



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.



Stage challenges college students and China

May 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Central Hawke’s Bay performance takes on one-child policy.



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.



Hare Krishnas not what they seem from other side of the street

Mar 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article

Hare Krishnas are not widely understood in Western society, so SARA GREIG finds out what all the noise is about.



Waka future Maori showpiece for brand New Zealand

Feb 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Pita Sharples says we need to develop brand New Zealand through projects such as Waka Maori, reports CALLUM VALENTINE



Kiwis begin to assemble bach in Washington

Sep 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Teams have six days to build solar powered buildings



Quake left few Wellingtonians untouched

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Most have a story to tell about the impact.



Social problems lurk behind NZ’s breath-taking vistas

Dec 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Opinion, Student Features

Shanghai Daily journalist LYDIA CHEN writes of her impressions of NZ, after spending a month at Whitireia Journalism.



Global mine disasters are all too common

Nov 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pike River disaster is similar to recent US tragedy.



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



Eastbourne business still fresh 57 years on

Aug 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Greengrocer family honoured for long tradition of service.



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.



Sausages feel squeeze of supply and demand

Jun 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Snags feel flow-on effect of Chinese earthquake



Maori artists take fusion music on business tour

Jun 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Classical fused with kapa haka smooths way for city delegation



Amateur ink raises risk of epidemic

May 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Only a matter of time before there’s an increase in hepatitis.



Te Aro kids celebrate diversity in Mandarin

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Chinese language embedded in daily activity



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.



Travelling antiques raise cash for hospices

Nov 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Picture story

The travelling antique fair which came to Wellington recently.



Sharing is key to web success, says leading Chinese blogger *VIDEO*

Oct 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Isaac Mao, China’s first blogger, visited Whitireia journalism students to talk blogs, the great firewall and censorship 2.0.

The NEWSWIRE TEAM took video, photos and interviewed Isaac about the concept of “sharism”.



Beijing may be next stop for emerging Kiwi artist

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Beijing residency offered by Asia:NZ Foundation.



New Zealand telcos are on lookout for sexy cell phone invader

Aug 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Threat from new text message ‘worm’ down played by Kiwi phone and anti-virus companies, reports CARL SUURMOND.



Kiwi English is ‘wicked’ – but not ‘evil’ – to learn, say students

Dec 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

German journalism exchange student SABRINA DANKEL finds out how newcomers to New Zealand cope with learning our lingo.



Hating Christmas – here’s some reasons, and some solutions

Nov 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Opinion

ALEXANDRA JOHNSON writes about why she hates Christmas – and what might make it worthwhile for her and her children.