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Posts Tagged ‘ Culture ’

Support not permission needed for bilingual towns

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

LISTEN: Rotorua tribe gives other iwis advice for becoming bilingual after they were so successful earlier this year.



Local roaster bucks trend by cutting prices

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Coffee prices are rising but one local roaster is setting a new trend. NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports .



Street artists encouraging others to explore street art that is Kiwi

May 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Erica Duthie and Staun Ashby want to inspire others not interested in black or white box galleries



Tuakana/Our Tutors brings the art of creative teachers to life

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

An artist’s body twisted into typefaces will accompany carving and jewellery at Te Auaha’s second exhibition.

The exhibition will showcase the work of tutors from Whitireia and WelTec’s creative programmes at the gallery on Dixon Street. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



Te Papa’s new gallery intends to educate and challenge

Mar 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

International and local icons share space in 4000-square-metre Toi Art



LISTEN: Capital’s foodies embrace Ethiopia

Mar 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Ethiopian cuisine has been brought to Wellington by former refugees. SAPEER MAYRON reports on the latest in a string of eateries.



Te Papa’s new gallery intends to educate and challenge

Mar 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pacific art shares space with international icons in 4000-square-metre Toi Art



Journalism award for te reo in prime time

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Radio News

Maiki Sherman, second time Maori journalist of the year says the experience has been humbling.



LISTEN: More Maori needed in journalism

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Māori journalism and books were celebrated in Wellington last night. ELIJAH HILL talks to one of the award winners about her dream for Māori in mainstream news.



PHOTO ESSAY: African Unity celebrated in Wellington

May 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Most Popular, News, Picture story

Reporter SAPEER MAYRON visually captures the essence of African Unity celebrated in Wellington.



Arts and culture hit if capital ‘slush fund’ axed, says Foster

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Scrapping the council’s “slush fund” would deal a blow to Wellington’s arts and culture activity, says long-time councillor and mayoral candidate Andy Foster. He talks to ANGELA REID about the role in plays in the cultural capital.



Production growing out of imaginations of Brooklyn kids

Sep 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Brooklyn Primary School’s production is currently being workshopped by staff and students.



Community spirit evident at Aro Valley hangi

Aug 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

Community spirit is alive and well in the Aro Valley where a community hāngi proves a popular event.



Celebrating 10 years with cultural awareness

Dec 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Porirua Strong Pacific Families celebrate 10 years by putting on a cultural exhibition and film night. TYRAN HEAD reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Harbourside market draws crowd

May 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, Uncategorized

Harbourside market, the oldest and most popular market draws large crowds every Sunday morning. Captured by COLIN ENGELBRECHT.



New principal brings fresh ideas to Linden School

Apr 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, Uncategorized

The new principal of Linden Primary is briging years of experience to the school.



A small school with a big culture

Apr 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, Uncategorized

Embracing and learning about others cultures is something a Titahi Bay school firmly believes in.



Toi Māori Art Market woven in Wellington

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Trailblazers of traditional craft and cultural art from NZ, Hawaii and Canada are celebrated in Toi Maori.



A growing thirst for craft beer more than just a trend

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

More than just a trend, craft beer is changing the way we enjoy beer according to retailers.



Principal’s first year a cultural experience

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Learning from the diverse cultures at St Teresa’s School in Karori suits Mary-Angela Tombs.



Pan pipers perform a skill their leader wants to preserve

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Paul Lincoln may be living in New Zealand, but he is committed to preserving iconic Solomons sound.



Beyond the hijab: Living as a Muslim female in Wellington

Feb 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Living in Wellington is a daily celebration of culture for three Muslim university students. BETHANY PEARSON reports.



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.



Multi-Fest a colourful celebration of Lower Hutt’s diverse cultures

Mar 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Lower Hutt celebrated its diversity last weekend with food, fashion and dance from around the world.



Newtown Street Festival attracts thousands

Mar 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

New Zealand’s largest open-air street fair kicks off the start of the 2013 Newtown Festival.



Kiwis, Japanese, bond over a different kind of cuppa

Sep 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Tea and tragedy were shared at the Japan Festival in Wellington. SOPHIE JACKMAN reports on an ancient ceremony.



Young designers want fashion merit in capital

Apr 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Fashion Week culture just right for philipa&alice



Wellington magazine’s eye on future of the arts

Apr 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

“You only live once,” says magazine editor, Ron Hanson.



Mandarin raises Te Aro pupil confidence

Mar 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Sudents gain life-long benefits from learning new language



Desire for culture prompts many Māori to reconnect

Mar 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Maori who feel isolated from their culture are increasingly finding ways to reconnect with it, reports KATIE MCALISTER.



‘Men with painted eyes’ cap glittering week

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

Greer starts week with publicity but queer finishes in spotlight.



Spread of cultures in Wellington a cause for celebration

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

Upper Hutt hosts a cultural festival to mark Race Relations Day as NZ’s diversity broadens, reports CHRISTINA McDONALD.



Festival marks coming together with earth, wind, fire and water

Mar 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

For Porirua, Waitangi Day has become a way for communities to celebrate diversity, writes DANIELLE NORMAN.



Top Whitireia dance teacher leaves her treasure of 21 years

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Gaylene Sciascia talks to KATIE McALISTER about her 21 years as a dance teacher at Whitireia.



School so popular it must turn pupils away

Aug 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wilton’s Otari Primary School will introduce zoning to cope.



Bush giant leads anthropologist down mysterious sidetrack

Aug 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Paul Wolffram’s film festival documentary shows PNG myth is a reality, reports KATIE McALISTER.



Art bridges the distance between Maori and Somali cultures

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

The role of tangata whenua is being ignored when welcoming new migrants, reports NICOLE BENNIK.



Less advertising, more talking wins council seat

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

Porirua’s Pacific networks spread messages for Fa’afoi Seiuli



School kids learn the pleasure of gardening

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Waterloo teacher and children get hands on growing food



Te Aro kids celebrate diversity in Mandarin

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

Chinese language embedded in daily activity



Pasifika festival is set to be clean and green

Dec 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

New council standards make Pasifika festival eco-friendly.



Aboriginal director tells the hard stories about his community

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features

Director Warwick Thornton visits Wellington to promote his first feature length film, Samson and Delilah. He speaks to KYLIE KLEIN-NIXON about community and telling the truth.



Maori Language Week takes to city streets

Jul 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

VIDEO: Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Nga Mokopuna performance.



Niueans share gift of culture

Apr 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

As part of moves to save their culture, Niueans from Wellington are on a visit to the island. BRENDA COTTINGHAM explains the value they place on the trip.



Wananga learning creates a family culture

Feb 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

All sorts of shapes can fit in at Te Wananga o Raukawa.



Will arts, culture, entertainment miss Clark’s support?

Nov 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Out-going PM Helen Clark was an ardent supporter of the arts. REESH LYON looks at what her relegation to the Opposition might mean for arts and culture.