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Posts Tagged ‘ Christchurch ’

WATCH: Creative hub lives up to its name for circus students

Mar 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Circus is one of several degree programmes at Te Auaha as Sarah McMullan reports.



Concussions crippling the Crusaders

Mar 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

The Crusaders are without All Blacks Ryan Crotty and Samuel Whitelock for this weeks game against the Highlanders.



Hurricanes deal to the rugby super champs

Mar 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

The Hurricanes have topped the New Zealand conference after beating the Crusaders in Wellington on Saterday.



It’s fine… but – an economist explains the New Zealand economy.

Feb 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

The economy can be ok, but have issues on some areas, says Shamubeel Equab.



PHOTO ESSAY: Road to new beginnings for quake city

May 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Christchurch’s heart is being re-imagined and KATENI SAU took to the streets to capture progress



Facebook’s influential in Christchurch Women’s March

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Christchurch Women’s March came together in seven days thanks to social media’s reach



Holocaust Remembrance Day marked in NZ

Feb 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Christchurch locals can’t get enough of new adventure park

Dec 31st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Eager mountain bikers tackle tracks at newly opened Christchurch Adventure Park.



Christchurch tourism starting to benefit from record visitors to NZ

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

The past year in particular has been the best since the 2011 quake



Newtown businesses soldier on with tsunami warnings, aftershocks

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular

Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake. 



Quake felt across New Zealand

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Newswire spoke to people throughout New Zealand for their reactions to the quake. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Quake damage displaces Wellingtonians

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



PHOTO ESSAY: Road to new beginnings for Quake City

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

The road to new beginnings for Christchurch after the devastating 2010 earthquake.



Movember moustaches start to sprout

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

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.



Iwi welcome refugees but focus stays on their own

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

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 […]



PHOTO ESSAY: Hurricanes closing in on finals appearance

May 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Picture story

Hurricanes victory at Westpac Stadium captured by JAMES LOBBAN



WATCH: Capital bus shelters gets eye-catching makeovers

Mar 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News

Kapiti artist Ellen Coup paints a Khandallah bus shelter as part of the council’s mural project.



Publishing of office sex photos draws mixed response

Feb 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story, Radio News



McDonalds Young Entertainers star guiding the next generation

Jan 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Ainslie Allen has gone through several stages of performing life since the 90s hit TV show.



Youthful entrepreneurs face judges

Dec 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



WATCH: Titanium can drive fans crazy just like Bruno and Beyonce

Dec 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Boy band Titanium stopped in the capital for their Take Us Back tour and spoke to ASHLEIGH MANNING.



Wellington sunnier than most in October

Nov 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Capital experiences a drier than usual August

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

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 […]



Security beefed up following Ashburton shootings

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



New generation eyeing up Maori Party leadership

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

There are questions about his mana, but Te Ururoa Flavell tells SAM DUFF it is better to be on the field scoring goals.



Kapa haka in the park a first for Waiwhetu in Lower Hutt

Feb 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Uncategorized

Kapa haka teams from around Wellington region are at Te Whiti Park in Lower Hutt today to compete in the Wellington Kapa Haka Championships. SAM BRODIE reports from Waiwhetu.



Council accused of being Christmas Grinch with decorations

Dec 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Newswire took to the streets to see what Wellington thinks of not refreshing Christmas decorations.



New Zealand reacts to census data – STORIFY

Dec 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Multimedia, News

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.



Wellington landscape designer wins silver award in world cup

Nov 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Landscape designer continues his winning streak at the Gardening World Cup in Japan.



Rongotai’s ethnic food fair welcomed back

Nov 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Rongotai College staff sell smoothies at the fair. KHALID AHMED reports from the school’s fundraiser.



Inline hockey comes to Wellingtonian for first time

Nov 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

The annual event drew large crowds and the home side took home the cup.



Voting time may be shorter, and online pushed in review

Oct 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Local body elections, News

Local body expert Dr Mike Reid addressed lack of voter turnout and gave insight into reasons behind it in a public lecture in the week after the elections.

LAUREN MANN reports on what the future might hold.



NewsWire’s coverage of council elections

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

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.



Traffic cones prove popular targets for pranksters

Sep 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News

Taken from work-sites all over the city, traffic cones are appearing in unreachable locations. PAUL ORDISH reports.



Brooklyn residents put earthquake on meeting agenda

Jul 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Brooklyn Residents Association gives locals opportunity to make suggestions and offer advice.



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.



Newlands take disaster seriously – even if it is an exercise

May 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Other

Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds became disaster victims and helpers in a major earthquake.



Big rise in numbers of Kiwis accessing internet on the move

May 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The popularity of smartphones and the use of internet on the go is rising in New Zealand.



Designer showcases NZ fashion talent in Kuala Lumpur

May 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wellingtonian Hannah Shand takes the stage and third place with her Malysian collaborator.



Hutt City residents look forward to smaller rates rise

Apr 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hutt Council says it has listened to its citizens and kept their rates bill low.



Marae new experience for Brooklyn School kids, teachers, parents

Mar 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Leaders add to learning with teacher Matthew Breach Island Bay’s Tapu Te Ranga Marae.



Fans use social media to support injured cricket star

Mar 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, News, Sport

Jesse Ryder supporters flock to Facebook page to express sympathy after cricketer attacked.



Christchurch closing the gap as rebuild kicks in

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

Accommodation and food services in Christchurch rise in sales for three consecutive quarters.



Wellington singer-songwriter flying at WOMAD 2013

Mar 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Busy musician Amiria Grenell will perform this year as one of the voices that make up Fly My Pretties.



Minuit’s new album all set to be the sound for summer

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Local band Minuit’s latest album has a flavour of the islands with its Pacific style beats.



Christchurch community spirit is inspiring 20-somethings to stay

Dec 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The population decrease in the 20-34 year age group is slowly levelling off.



Christchurch population loss is down as fewer leave shaky city

Nov 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

The number of young people departing the city only
shows small drop in years since the earthquakes.



Hutt’s property market follows sluggish trend

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

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.



Christchurch over-50s stay put as population drift slows

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Latest statistics show it’s an age group that has increased in numbers.



Building sector growth highest in decade and Auckland is key

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Figures include construction of new private homes to the development of existing homes.



Only the eyes at risk from dark day ahead

Sep 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Rare total eclipse will pass near New Zealand



Silky’s Cantabs claim 17th consecutive national title

Sep 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Captain who died tragically was with team in photo.



Two years after the Christchurch quakes it’s a tale of two cities

Sep 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

Canterbury residents are sharing their food, flowers and frustration, reports LIZ WYLIE.



Southern folk stars at home in Paekakariki

Sep 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Touring Lyttelton group feel like locals in sister town.



City dog owners wonder where their money goes

Aug 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Registration fee rose this year to $165 for an un-neutered dog.



Quake up call for Wellington shops

Jul 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Retailers told to “be honest” about their civil emergency plans.



Taranaki quake insurance claims at 50 and rising

Jul 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Depth of quake means damage likely to be limited.



Stuff hit with glitches and flood of quake comment

Jul 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Worriers, well-wishers flock to popular news website.



Screaming in lift as big shake moves Capital

Jul 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Workers, residents take to stairs as lifts shut down



Quake silence justified, says Civil Defence

Jul 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington CD reckons people had nothing to worry about.



NZ warmer, but Turei wants more insulation

Jun 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Greens say programme needs to target homes by income.



Earthquake safety empties Wellington buildings

May 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Take a tour of the capital’s increasing empty spaces.



Titahi Bay woman issues sock monkey challenge

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Rachelle Toimata uses arts and craft skills to help ill children.



Figures do not match Canterbury recruiters

May 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Story behind numbers show specific jobs not being filled.



Food and drink fans take a bite out of the capital city

May 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Annual Wellington Food Show puts icing on the Cake Tin.



Wellington builders feel recession squeeze

May 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New statistics show decline in building values



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.



Tips from old hands for budding furious filmers

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

Jackson back to judge NZ’s wackiest movie making contest



Council stickers inspire capital fear and loathing

Apr 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

That is the effect Wellington City Council is having on inner city residents, says Chrissie Hill. She says council has stickered her building in such a visible way at the entrance that it frightens visitors and tenants.

KRISTEN PATERSON reports on an angry residents meeting.



Eye-popping, pill-popping pharmacy in Tawa

Apr 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Moulded pills from Christchurch now light up every night.



Taranaki gets hit twice in one month by storms

Mar 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Fire Chief says first weather bomb may have compounded damage



Stereotypes rule – how media misses the real news in sex work

Mar 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Sex workers and academics say media inability to look past myths hinders inquiry into real issues, reports TESSA JOHNSTONE.



Consumer demand for gluten-free food on the rise – but so is the price

Mar 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Specialty food prices aren’t dropping despite market growth, reports ROBBIE PARKES.



Conscious cafes wear badges of honour

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council grants supporting environmental push



Roller derby’s last night got unexpected fright

Dec 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Earthquake made pre-Xmas fright more than real.



Selwyn catering for influx from Christchurch

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Quake damaged city’s neighbour adding infrastructure



Third is a first for kiwi bach on world stage

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wins in hot water, energy balance and engineering for Victoria team



Seven-year-old responsible for Wellington ice rink

Sep 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young petitioner will be the first to skate on the ice.



Racist email encourages breach of copyright law

Sep 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Right Wing Resistance email says incriminate non-whites.



Chch igloo auction has a happy ending…of sorts

Aug 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Top bid of $320 goes to SPCA, but then…disaster.