Posts Tagged ‘ Christmas ’
With Christmas fast approaching, the capital finds ways of spreading the spirit.
Chinese New Year is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar.
After a 2013 grinch-like Christmas, Wellington City Council got back into the spirit in 2014, including a Courtney Place tree. FRANCESCA JAGO films the lights going on.
Over 80% of those questioned in a Wellington street poll feel Christmas is too commercial. Only two of those questioned mentioned the birth of Christ.
FRANCESCA JAGO has the details.
Wellingtonians leave shopping to the last minute with many stores only just experiencing a Christmas rush.
Childhood memory inspires the winner of the people’s choice award in the capital’s display awards.
Capital E has partnered with Foster Hope to pack kits for children entering foster care.
Library users get to waive their fines and support the community in a Food for Fines amnesty.
The annual Christmas parade had Wellington city dancing in the streets. PENNY SCOTT captured the day in pictures.
Dash of santas from Frank Kitts Park to Waitangi Park and back.
Sleigh bells will be ringing at Upper Hutt’s Santa parade, calling the whole community together.
The Indian festival of Diwali means many things to many people, JESSE CLARK discovered at Wellington’s celebrations.
A Wellington man’s first self-published novel will be reaching a bigger audience at Whitcoulls.
‘It’s Art for Christ’s Sake’ a collaboration between gallery owner and 10 of her friends.
Trademe listings to raise more money for beloved Wellington camera repair man
The annual Northern Wellington Festival includes a Christmas parade and market fair.
As the end of the world draws near, theatre helps people celebrate their last Christmas.
A Cuba street regular offers an alternative to Christmas shopping.
FAMILIES HEADING into Christmas are being advised to prioritise their spending now, so they are not left struggling with huge bills after the holiday period.
Christmas tree, sparkling bright, filled with baubles, warmth & light
Hutt council says parades too commercial.
Audit will show if action needed, say police.
Food bank has no extra demand despite 12% food price increase.
Lamb and chicken on many menus for Christmas Day.
Chicken dinner or BBQ will cost a bit less this festive season.
ALEXANDRA JOHNSON writes about why she hates Christmas – and what might make it worthwhile for her and her children.