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Posts Tagged ‘ Democracy ’

Students win battle over bus fares

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

  Students are celebrating the success of their lobbying efforts, following a massive drop in public transport fares yesterday. The Greater Wellington Regional Council voted 12 to one to drop fares for students and disabled people. The move comes after the Victoria University Students Association gathered nearly 2000 submissions to take to the council on […]

Cynicism high among Māori youth voters, but there is hope

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

What can be done about low youth and Maori voting numbers? AIMEE EASTWOOD attends Here We Go Again forum to find out.

Hundreds turn out for popular Aro election meeting

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

Early twitter feed of Wellington’s local body elections

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, Local body elections, Multimedia, Uncategorized

The early feed from the twittersphere begins to reveal both election winners and losers.

Can the click of a mouse save public broadcasting? Maybe…

Mar 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

EXPRESSING your opinion these days is easier than ever. SABRINA DANKEL looks at how nearly 20,000 clicks on the web “save” Radio New Zealand.

Whanganui’s Laws strikes again with meds jibe

Sep 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Mayor Michael Laws fires off more insulting correspondence.

Kazakhstan much more than just a place Borat came from

Dec 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Kazakhstan is a huge and varied country, but most westerners know only of Borat. LUKE APPLEBY spoke to a Kazakhstani national to find out what it’s really like.

Kiwis’ doubts about MMP are not matched by Germany

Nov 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Opinion

Some Kiwis may be disillusioned about MMP (according to National), but Germany is still happy with it, writes visiting German journalism student SABRINA DANKEL.

Why vote? NewsWire writers argue the point

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, Opinion

Two viewpoints for those wondering whether voting is worthwhile.