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Posts Tagged ‘ Christmas ’

Drinking the keg dry for a good cause

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Tramping a popular summer pastime

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Christmas a busy time for Women’s Refuge

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



All aboard the bus to Christmas cheer in Wellington

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

With Christmas fast approaching, the capital finds ways of spreading the spirit.



Popular Christmas shop to close for good

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Hard hitting TV ads doing the job

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Christmas puts a strain on the family budget

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Santa Claus is coming to town

Dec 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Iconic Christmas shop closes doors for the last time

Dec 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Drink drive warning as festive season approaches

Dec 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Road safety warning as holidays approach

Dec 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Stars sparkle on Wellington’s waterfront

Dec 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



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.



WATCH: Wellington open for Christmas

Dec 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

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.



Wellingtonians ask: Is Jesus still the reason for the season?

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

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.



Wellington shoppers leave gift buying until last minute

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellingtonians leave shopping to the last minute with many stores only just experiencing a Christmas rush.



Korean Christmas inspires window display, and the people love it

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

Childhood memory inspires the winner of the people’s choice award in the capital’s display awards.



Spreading the love at Christmas.

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Capital E has partnered with Foster Hope to pack kits for children entering foster care.



WATCH: Food for fines early Christmas present at library

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Library users get to waive their fines and support the community in a Food for Fines amnesty.



Kiwi charities looking for Christmas cheer

Dec 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Wellington goes crackers for Christmas in streets

Dec 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Picture story, Student Features

The annual Christmas parade had Wellington city dancing in the streets. PENNY SCOTT captured the day in pictures.



Hundreds of santas turn out for ‘KidsCan’ fundraiser

Dec 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular

Dash of santas from Frank Kitts Park to Waitangi Park and back.



Upper Hutt’s Santa parade aims to celebrate the diversity of community

Nov 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Sleigh bells will be ringing at Upper Hutt’s Santa parade, calling the whole community together.



Wellington’s Diwali festival gives many reasons for celebration

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

The Indian festival of Diwali means many things to many people, JESSE CLARK discovered at Wellington’s celebrations.



Jam Sandwiches inspires readers around the world

Oct 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Wellington man’s first self-published novel will be reaching a bigger audience at Whitcoulls.



Island Bay exhibition makes Christmas art affordable for all

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

‘It’s Art for Christ’s Sake’ a collaboration between gallery owner and 10 of her friends.



Online Christmas shopping keeps benefit auction going

Dec 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Trademe listings to raise more money for beloved Wellington camera repair man



Festive cheer unites Johnsonville for a day of fun

Nov 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The annual Northern Wellington Festival includes a Christmas parade and market fair.



All I want for Christmas is to live through armageddon

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

As the end of the world draws near, theatre helps people celebrate their last Christmas.



Cuba street’s lower end to host alternative market

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A Cuba street regular offers an alternative to Christmas shopping.



Budget now for Christmas

Oct 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

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.



Festive spirit begins to bloom

Oct 7th, 2012 | By | Category: News

Christmas tree, sparkling bright, filled with baubles, warmth & light



Santa Claus no longer welcome in town

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

Hutt council says parades too commercial.



Police inquiry into students awaits auditor

Nov 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Audit will show if action needed, say police.



Food prices up – but food bank quiet

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

Food bank has no extra demand despite 12% food price increase.



Hesitant to be delighted as meat prices fall

Dec 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Lamb and chicken on many menus for Christmas Day.



Santa delivers – cheaper Christmas dinner

Dec 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Chicken dinner or BBQ will cost a bit less this festive season.



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.