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Posts Tagged ‘ Diversity ’

New Zealanders now have a say in data sharing

Apr 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Differences celebrated at Clyde Quay School thanks to diverse families

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

At the Mt Victoria school kids are comfortable hearing different languages.



A call to address the challenges of diversity

Feb 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



No acrimony at local Waitangi celebrations

Feb 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News, Uncategorized



Neither spit nor spare change are what capital beggars really need

Mar 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

A begging culture appears to be growing visibly on the streets of Wellington.

JONTY DINE visits the home where some of the beggars live together, to try to understand some of the issues.



Melanesians using local festivals to keep culture alive in NZ

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands gave a strong presence at capital’s Pasifika Festival.



German language and culture growing on New Zealanders

Apr 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Student Features

More than 30,000 Germans live in NZ, and the Goethe Institut supports the language and culture.



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.



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.



Traditions of Pahiatua children live on at Polish School

Oct 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Wellington’s Polish School celebrates it’s 60th anniversary, and LIAM MACANDREW learns their cultural story in a strange land.



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.



Celebrating grass roots of city community

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington radio and art unite to boost local awareness.



Migrant pioneer tells of battle against domestic violence

Apr 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Farida Sultana’s work has created a legacy of support for ethnic women facing domestic violence in New Zealand.

She talks to CALLUM VALENTINE about her life and struggle, and the success of the support group she founded here, Shakti.



Blanket Man’s back story – what’s really going on with our homeless

Mar 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

We are quickly falling behind other western countries when it comes to helping the homeless, reports TENNESSEE MANSFORD.



Blind pakeha just one of the whanau on radio

Mar 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Latest News, News

David Piper’s success in studio due to strength of character



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.



Hare Krishnas not what they seem from other side of the street

Mar 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article

Hare Krishnas are not widely understood in Western society, so SARA GREIG finds out what all the noise is about.



Montessori now available through to high school level

Oct 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Wa Ora School will offer approved NCEA standards, together with the Montessori philosophy. RUSSELL PALMER reports.



The New Zealand fire service is on the lookout for a few good women

Jun 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

The fire service wants more diversity, reports SAMANTHA IVES. The biggest barrier appears to be a lack of self belief.



Learning English can bring back tearful memories for some migrants

Jan 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

The prospect of autonomous living in a foreign country is bleak for refugees, but learning English can make all the difference, reports AARON VAN DELDEN.



English classes remove language barriers for migrants to Kapiti Coast

Jan 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

There are at least 25 nationalities living in Horowhenua-Kapiti and the barrier of language can often prevent newcomers from being ‘seen’, reports TANYA WOOD.



Councils fail to reflect Capital city’s ethnic diversity

Sep 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

FEW Maori or other ethnic minorities are making it on to elected councils in NZ, and Wellington is no exception, report GREG FORD and AMIE HICKLAND.



Big prize on offer for young journalists

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

Entries sought for Excellence in Reporting Diversity Awards.



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



Racial tensions in social housing units

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

More needs to be done to promote cultural understanding.



Please call me Bill: how migrants choose their new NZ names

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Computer giant Bill Gates inspired one young newcomer to NZ to change his name to Bill, reports SABRINA DANKEL. She writes here about why some migrants take Western names.



Capital’s people are much more beautiful than its buildings

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Picture story

WELLINGTONIANS are more beautiful than their architecture, says a Chilean photographer taking pictures of people on the capital’s buses. CARL SUURMOND took pictures of him.



Dunedin scoops first Diversity Award

Sep 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Deep south turns no-show into their show at journalism awards.