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Improved respiratory health behind bike challenge

Aug 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellingtonians are being encouraged to raise awareness for people with respiratory conditions. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Prayer a powerful tool for charity working with capital’s impoverished

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Hutt based charity Drug-ARM uses sausage rolls, Milo and prayer as some of its strategies to help heal those affected by drugs. SAMUEL ROBINSON spent an evening with them and talked with volunteers.



Students give new campus the thumbs up

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

The students of the brand new Te Auaha building appear to be settling in well despite some early teething problems.



WATCH: Te Auaha opens its doors

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, Multimedia

The brand new Te Auaha Institute of Creativity officially opened on Monday night as BLAIR MOCKETT reports



Wellingtonians embracing Waitangi Day

Jan 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

With Waitangi Day approaching people in Wellington’s Civic Square had a chance to say what Waitangi Day means to them.



Central city Wet House looking more likely

Nov 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellington is on track to get its first wet house. City Councillor Brian Dawson says council’s hoping the wet house will go some way towards solving the city’s homeless problem. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Wellingtonians find voting easy

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News, Uncategorized

Voting appears to have gone smoothly for Wellingtonians today. Some minor delays were reported when polling booths opened at nine o’clock this morning, but no other problems have been reported. People spoken to on Cuba St a short time ago were surprised at how easy the voting process is.



Big yellow container showcases new creative educational institute

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Te Auaha New Zealand Institute of Creativity building Dixon St being prepared to open in 2018



NewsWire gets low-down on Cuba Dupa 2017

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Cuba Dupa’s Brianne Kerr talks to NewsWire about the festival.



CubaDupa artists ready to make a noise

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

The noise has already begun about CubaDupa this weekend. La Cymbalobylette by French group Dynamogene showcased their mobile and musical street theatre show on Thursday.



Fashionistas camp out for brand new Yeezys

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Te Auaha new home for creative capital

Jul 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, News, Picture story, Top Picture

Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting will be part of the new Te Auaha centre of applied creativity in the heart of Wellington. JOANNA PIATEK’s images capture the future.



Prevention Is key for Te Aro to change crime stats say locals

Jul 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Te Aro’s crime rates don’t stop citizens from feeling safe in their city, but JADE WINTON-LOWE find they still want more CCTV cameras.



Pōkarekare Ana turns 100 and launches this year’s CubaDupa

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Royal New Zealand Air Force will lead Pōkarekare Ana to open CubaDupa celebrations



Creative leader predicts new campus centre will light up Wellington

Sep 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

THE man who lit up Wellington’s 150th birthday is excited about the creative possibilities of the new polytechnic arts and performance centre on Cuba Street. Construction has just began following a ceremony led by Te Ati Awa iwi in late August. EMMA MOODY reports.



Cuba container cafe helping hospitality students

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The café is a social enterprise and is run by the not for profit organisation Zeal.



Behind the smile, your lattes and lagers can have a human toll

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

TESS NICHOL speaks with some of the capital’s young workers to find out what it’s really like “working hospo.”



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.



Bigger parking fines wanted for illegal use of disability parks

Dec 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington council’s Accessiblity Advisory Group says more parks are great, but increase the fines.



New economic development head gets convention centre to market

Nov 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Peter Biggs expects Wellington’s new asset to become economic drive like Melbourne centre.



WW1 commemorations in the capital

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

Commemorations kick off in Wellington to mark 100 years since New Zealand soldiers left to fight in WW1.



Wellington’s charities and council struggle to manage homeless

Sep 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Homeless numbers in Wellington are increasing. NICOLE ADAMSON talks to those dealing with the issue.



Are New Zealanders resigned and accepting about being spied on?

Sep 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

NewsWire asks Wellingtonians what they thought about being spied on, and for many it is just part of life.



Fashion passion started in South Korea, now in Cuba Mall

Aug 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Moah Lee was inspired by her parents and encouraged by her husband Paul.



OE tales told in new play opening in capital

Jun 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A new play by rookie writer and director Chris Swney puts the spotlight on the Kiwi backpacker experience. STEVEN READ reports. IMAGES: Josh Price.



$80 million Cuba St creative hub plan to house 1000 students

Jun 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

A Cuba St building will be the first major programme related project for Wellington’s Whitireia and WelTec polytechs, which are governed by the same council. NEWSWIRE TEAM reports on the launch.



‘Best news ever about legal high ban’ for Cuba Street Retailers

May 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Cuba Street Retailers are hoping the legal high ban will have a positive effect on their business and the area.



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.



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 in midnight line-ups for Grand Theft Auto 5

Sep 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Gamers flocked to stores to grab GTA 5, which hit New Zealand stores at midnight on Monday night.



Sculpture trust puts public art event in capital’s car parking spaces

Sep 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Event to transform car parks into art installations for PARK(ing) Day idea borrowed from San Francisco.



Pigeon pests have their favourite Wellington café spots too

Aug 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pigeons have been residing on Cuba Street for sometime, but now they are dining in our cafés.



Explosion averted at Cuba St cafe

Jul 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Firefighters ensure a fire is well and truly out in Cuba St. SAM DUFF and SAM BRODIE report.



Wellington’s Golden Mile appears to be a safer place for pedestrians

Jun 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

There have been no deaths along the Golden Mile since last year, but pedestrians are still jaywalking, reports SHARN CROSSLING.



Budget constraints squash city improvement ideas

Feb 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Cheaper alternative ideas from Australian conference will be valuable, say councillors.



LatinBeat: From Cuba St to the North Pole

Dec 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wellington’s LatinBeat is entering a Latin themed float in this year’s Christmas Parade.



Bypass heritage buildings left empty

Nov 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Heritage buildings on Willis St, owned by the New Zealand Transport Agency, are still empty five years after the inner-city bypass opened.

While some bypass buildings are finally showing signs of life, KRISTEN PATERSON reports the Willis St corner remains unloved.



Another carnival plan for Cuba Street

Nov 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Cuba Street, the destination for a smaller carnival proposal, this time, just one block of Cuba.



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.



Fire fighters smoke out threat in centre of city

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

Buses backed up as Manners St blocked by emergency services.



Pay increase not filtering through on street

May 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Statistics NZ figures show biggest quarter increase since 2010



Price is ripe for tomatoes and lettuces

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

Vegetable price drops keep consumer prices down.



Young comic artists let imaginations run wild

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

Cartooning children enjoy their first public exhibition.



For the record – vinyl still has its own special, enduring appeal

Mar 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

Old-fashioned vinyl records are playing a key role in keeping independent music stores afloat, writes ABBY BROWN:



Soaring sugar prices fail to curb cravings

Nov 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis ignore increasing costs in their rush for a sweet fix



Selwyn catering for influx from Christchurch

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

Quake damaged city’s neighbour adding infrastructure



Be Accessible wants to get through the door of NZ businesses

Oct 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

FELIX Cafe sees catering for disabilities as more than just about wheelchair access thanks to Be.Accessible. GRANT ELLEN reports.



Coy council’s creative counting of cup costs

Oct 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Vague tally somewhere between $1.8 million and $70 million.



Busker invasion jams city performance space

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

Street performance space at a premium on Wellington’s streets.



Fans go easy on Quade Cooper in Wellington

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Supporters offer a variety of players they love to hate.



A Capital night on the town through the ambos’ eyes

Sep 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

NewsWire’s ANGIE MILLS spends a Saturday night out with the Wellington Free Ambulance street triage team in Courtenay Place.



Cuba Street gypsies stay for Rugby World Cup

Sep 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

City’s enticing vibe started with airport haka for Springboks



World cup revelry leaves bubbly reminder

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Cleaning detergent out of city’s fountains regular job.



Forget world cup rugby – Scrabble’s the game

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellingtonians play for International Literacy Day.



Wellington’s number two facilities are mostly number one

Sep 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

RWC fans will be relieved to know our bar and restaurant toilets are generally safe – although there are exceptions, report CHRISTINE LINNELL and NICK GRAY.



Cuba carnival mustn’t be just a ‘Santa parade’

Aug 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Stalwarts Batucada want it as creative as the old one.



Cuba St snow film star is shy about his sudden global fame

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

A man in a video shot during the snowstorm says he’s not sure how to react to instant celebrity, reports CHRISTINA McDONALD.



Hollaback launch artist knows fear of harassment

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Wellington violence sites begin to build up on website map



Bikers triumph as council parks free parking issue

Aug 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

But if they push for more parks they might end up having to pay.



Earthquakes can’t shake capital city’s insurance cover

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Wellington City Council has talked its insurers into upping its quake cover. But it comes at a cost, reports RUSSELL PALMER.



NZ activist: Obama is after votes not peace

Jun 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

US Troop withdrawal is ‘no more than an election tactic’.



Kids make eight hour trip to save their school

May 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kawerau Intermediate School hikoi reaches Parliament.



Organic witchery brewing and it’s worth bottling

Apr 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Witchy Poo winning name for local gardeners’ fertiliser concoction



Record day for music lovers worldwide

Apr 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellingtonians gear up to support independent record shops.



Inner city noise is a major headache for some tenants

Feb 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Noise complaints are rising 3% a year in central Wellington as apartment dwellers take issue with music, partying and construction work.

People living in the city centre are complaining at a rate of 480-600 incidents a year, reports ALICE PETRIE.



Quake puts artist’s work in perspective

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

Work by Darryn George on show at Peter McLeavey Gallery.



Gamblefree Day helping addicts break cycle

Sep 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Increasing numbers asking Problem Gambling for help.



Cultural mash-up as New York meets Cuba St

Sep 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

US Christian dance group right at home in the Capital.



Long and winding rope to dreadlocks

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

Professionals take care creating dreads, piercings



Digital downloading about to swamp CD sales

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

But disks still have plenty of fans in older age group



Kiwis starting to pull their plastic out again

Jun 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Figures show card use in retail edging its way up



Taking the lens to alternative city fashion

May 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Every day is a fashion experience in Wellington



Moa gives lunch crowd free treat in capital

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

Songstress promotes her new album with cosy concert



Whitireia music tutors set benchmark on stage

Apr 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Monthly Bathhouse sessions to inspire music students



Pigeon-poo plea: Stop feeding the birds

Dec 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pigeons’ droppings a bad look on Wellington’s Cuba St.



Wellington – busking capital of New Zealand

Nov 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Picture story

Pedestrian-friendly areas make Wellington ideal busker setting.



Wellingtonians get more time to have say on 30-year plan

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

Wellington City Council wants more input into plan that will guide Capital for next three decades, reports TASHA BLACK.



Swine flu fears beat needle phobia as more jabs delivered

May 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story

With influenza top of mind thanks to the global swine flu alert, this winter’s flu vaccinations are proving more popular in many centres. DAVID HAYAT reports that the trend has shown up this week at Whitireia Community Polytechnic.



Cuba St business change proves fruitful

Mar 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

From 1950s India to Cuba St Fruit Mart fixture in 2009.



Graffiti knitter clothes inner city in ‘tree cosies’

Mar 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

It’s graffiti but not as we know it: knitter targets Wellington trees.