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Posts Tagged ‘ earthquake strengthening ’

Rongotai’s ethnic food fair welcomed back

Nov 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Rongotai College staff sell smoothies at the fair. KHALID AHMED reports from the school’s fundraiser.



Final rewind for Wellington dance venue

Jul 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

After a decade of late night dance parties, music venue Sandwiches is closing its doors for good.



Sixteen stories up with nowhere to go – quake nightmare

Jul 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Wellington Crane operator had a frightening ordeal during Sunday’s quake, and faced a long climb down.



Getting the old ivories tinkling again at Wilton Playcentre

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A fundraising concert by the children is planned this weekend to thank the community.



City council faces tough decisions on quake-safing

Sep 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Choice of quake-strengthening or demolishing heritage buildings.



Basin Reserve scores despite quake cuts

Jul 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington City Council increases cricket ground funds almost 50%



Fred’s home for art and music closes its doors

Mar 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City council finds the historic building an earthquake risk.



Property hunters want earthquake guarantee

Feb 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A new addition to real estate signs now familiar sight .



Media training centre closes for urgent quake work

Dec 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Final studies came to an abrupt end at one of New Zealand’s biggest journalism schools today when it was closed because of earthquake risk.

Students and staff at Whitireia NZ’s newly refurbished Media Training Centre in Wellington’s Cuba St were told today must vacate until about half a million dollars in strengthening work is done.



Brooklyn people want to save unsafe building

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

But concede there is little they can do to preserve its history.



Spending argument lurks beneath surface of watery promises

Jul 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Thrifty Mayor Ogden appears cautious while challenger Wallace wants a Hutt City spend-up. NICOLE BENNIK reports.