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PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington a year on from the Kaikoura earthquake

Nov 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, News, Picture story, Uncategorized

A year on from the Kaikoura earthquake, Wellington is still healing. ANDREW BEVIN documents the damage and recovery.



Getting to know your community hub

Nov 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

There’s concern Wellingtonians are not aware of new civil defence procedures. The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office is holding community briefings to explain the role of the new community hubs in an emergency. Emergency Management Advisor Ashleigh Brown says it is vital that communities come together to help each other. Emergency Community Hubs used to […]



Apartment dwellers told to prepare for tsunami

Nov 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

One year after the Kaikoura earthquake brought the capital to a standstill, Wellington City Council is reminding residents to be prepared for all disasters including tsunamis. The anniversary was marked with a tsunami walk out, where businesses, schools and residents were encouraged to get acquainted with their escape route to higher ground. Councillor Nicola Young […]



Wellingtonians prepared for another big one

Nov 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellingtonians appear to be more prepared for another earthquake then this time last year when a big earthquake triggered tsunami warnings along Wellington’s coastline.



Battle continues to save heritage buildings

Oct 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

The struggle to save over 150 heritage buildings continues almost one year after the Kaikoura earthquake. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Timely renovations just in time for quake

Oct 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Renovations on Wellington’s Saint Mary of the Angels church may have been undertaken just in time to save it from the Kaikoura earthquakes last year. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Kaikoura quake, flexible work behind Wellington region property trend

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Working from home and living outside the city centre are boosting the property market thanks to CBD property issues.

ANDREW BEVIN reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Road to new beginnings for quake city

May 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Christchurch’s heart is being re-imagined and KATENI SAU took to the streets to capture progress



Marlborough full of praise for rail workers

Jan 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Hutt public has say on big repair bill for quake-hit Petone wharf

Dec 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Over a million dollars is needed for Petone wharf repair, and consultation will take place early in 2017 after blow-out in maintenance costs.
MARGOT NEAS reports.



Christchurch tourism starting to benefit from record visitors to NZ

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The past year in particular has been the best since the 2011 quake



Earthquake rattles Wellington renters

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

clients are demanding more information about the earthquake rating of rental properties. JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Post-quake focus of Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Getting through the quake, and preparing for future emergencies is the topic of students in this show on Wellington Access Radio.



Kiwis flying more than ever, but they are avoiding some places

Nov 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Statistics New Zealand report shows Kiwis are travelling more but not to the same places they once did. However fewer are going to traditionally glamourous holiday destinations Vanuatu, Paris and Italy. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Newtown businesses soldier on with tsunami warnings, aftershocks

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular

Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake. 



Quake felt across New Zealand

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Newswire spoke to people throughout New Zealand for their reactions to the quake. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Wellington CBD an earthquake ghost town as the clean-up begins

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular

Wellington CBD was all but deserted today as residents respected the council’s request to avoid the area so that buildings could be checked for damage by experts. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Quake damage displaces Wellingtonians

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



PHOTO ESSAY: Road to new beginnings for Quake City

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

The road to new beginnings for Christchurch after the devastating 2010 earthquake.



Earthquake make-over for 107 year old tunnel

Nov 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Concern over low visitor numbers at Capital E

Aug 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Location Location Location

May 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

Lower Hutt’s foodbank is searching for a permanent home as its current premises goes up for sale.



Inner-city Wellingtonians urged to get to know neighbours

Nov 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Get to know your neighbours was the message at the Neighbourhood support meeting on November 4



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.



Inline hockey comes to Wellingtonian for first time

Nov 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

The annual event drew large crowds and the home side took home the cup.



Visionary Architect’s last word on post-quake design

Aug 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News

After recent rumblings, a timely earthquake themed lecture was presented at Victoria University.



Wainuiomata’s quake tales

Aug 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The recent earhquake shoke up the locals of Wainui, but it did nothing to dampen their community spirit.



Brooklyn is well on the way to quake compliance

Aug 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Brooklyn’s commercial building owners are taking progressive steps forward with earthquake safety to get buildings up to and beyond the minimum building standard.



Traffic snarls up in central Wellington immediately after quake

Aug 18th, 2013 | By | Category: News

WELLINGTONIANS may have felt a lot of movement during today’s quake, but drivers trying to leave the city were going nowhere in a hurry. The magnitude of 6.6 earthquake, which struck at 2.31pm, sent many in the central city in a panic after buildings were evacuated. People trying to leave the city at the same […]



Saatchi dropped as art lecture topic after his behaviour towards Nigella

Aug 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Te Papa talk on modern art successful despite controversial circumstances.



Brooklyn residents put earthquake on meeting agenda

Jul 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Brooklyn Residents Association gives locals opportunity to make suggestions and offer advice.



Young Phoebe knows how to shelter in quakes

Jul 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Top Picture

For a child’s eye view of earthquake etiquette, BETHANY PEARSON interviews a couple of quake-savvy sisters.



We were prepared for death anyway, say youths in cancer ward

Jul 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Young cancer patients found the quakes underwhelming compared with their experiences.



Concerns over the fate of a Wellington landmark

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Among heritage buildings that took a hit in the recent quake, the Old Government Buildings are still shut.



Evolve youth service all ready for the next big shake

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Central city team members are glad they moved from their old building to safer premises.



Earthquake ‘good for business’ in Wellington’s Mount Cook

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Businesses in one Wellington suburb find a silver lining in the quake aftermath.



People urged not to forget their furry friends in quake panic

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

SPCA reccommends micro-chipping to make spooked animals easier to find.



Maungaraki readiness check satisfies community leader

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Local association chair Rick Mooney says residents are stocking up kits and water.



Stokes Valley stores businesses make emergency plans

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

While stores at not prepared, most residents spoken to appear to be well equipped for a big shake.



Pets become part of earthquake preparation

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wairarapa dogs Rosie and Spice are a part of Juanita McLellan’s earthquake plan. LAUREN HERTZBERG reports on tips for keeping pets calm.



Shops shut for safety after big shake in the city

Jul 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Retailers in Wellington CBD were forced to close after the earthquake on Sunday night due to safety concerns.



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.



Quake not enough to close shops in central business district

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A Courtenay Place store was evacuated in the middle of the day after cracks found in its walls.



Porirua deals with frayed nerves and demand for supplies

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Civil Defence pushes “Get Ready” message as it sells 28 of its 200 litre water containers



Chipped, broken…but not down (mostly)

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

WELLINGTON streets were littered with glass and rubble after parts of the city tumbled to the ground during the weekend’s flurry of earthquakes.



Wellingtonians told to stay out of city centre on Monday

Jul 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

GNS Science says there could be up to nine magnitude 5.0 or greater events in the next week.



Cool-down in Australia timely, says recruiter

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

A cooling off in Australia’s mining has helped recruiters for Christchurch’s rebuild, says a recruiter placing workers in the city.

Recruiters such as Coverstaff have noticed the change, says its sales and marketing director Clive Murden. SHARN CROSSLING reports.



Newlands take disaster seriously – even if it is an exercise

May 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Other

Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds became disaster victims and helpers in a major earthquake.



Designer showcases NZ fashion talent in Kuala Lumpur

May 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wellingtonian Hannah Shand takes the stage and third place with her Malysian collaborator.



Christchurch closing the gap as rebuild kicks in

Mar 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Accommodation and food services in Christchurch rise in sales for three consecutive quarters.



Wellington maritime relic Inconstant in peril

Dec 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

A city council move may consign a significant piece of Wellington’s history to decay.



Quake issues not helping dribbling fountain’s doubtful future

Oct 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Lack of $125,000 looks to be only part of historical Civic Square fountain’s problems.



Kapiti rest homes ready for tsumani action

Sep 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Warning will trigger evacuation and council buses.



Quake up call for Wellington shops

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

Retailers told to “be honest” about their civil emergency plans.



Don’t wait to be told there’s a tsunami coming

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

‘If you can’t stand up, it’s time to get out,’ says council CD man.



Wellington Central Library braced for impact

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

Not a single book fell off the shelves thanks to bolts, braces.



UK Forex blogger first to post on big quake

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

Twitter and bloggers fast off the mark to spread news.



Earthquake safety empties Wellington buildings

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

Take a tour of the capital’s increasing empty spaces.



Meetings told tsunami lines help save lives

May 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Blue paint to spread into Houghton, Owhiro bays.



Pupils face cut-backs due to ministry quake policy

May 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Thorndon cuts teacher spending to upgrade school hall



Quake-risk facade looms above Cuba St playground

Apr 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Many Wellington central areas at risk from falling masonry.



Council stickers inspire capital fear and loathing

Apr 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

That is the effect Wellington City Council is having on inner city residents, says Chrissie Hill. She says council has stickered her building in such a visible way at the entrance that it frightens visitors and tenants.

KRISTEN PATERSON reports on an angry residents meeting.



NZ media urged to report Japan’s good news story

Mar 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Embassy official says negative images damaging tourism



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 .



Top nob cops it in pop, rock, punk and hip-hop

Nov 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Wellington band takes political satire to new lengths



Selwyn catering for influx from Christchurch

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

Quake damaged city’s neighbour adding infrastructure



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.



Sharing with neighbours a must after big quake

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

Whether you get along or not, your water will be theirs.



Couple has answer to quake water shortage

Jul 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Water containers ideal for storing emergency supplies.



Quake vigil at last Christchurch church

Jul 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Interfaith youth community organises candlelit gatherings.



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.



Christchurch impacting Wellington hospitality

May 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Meetings, conferences and workers heading to capital



Kiwi film fundraiser for Christchurch School

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Award-winning filmmaker helps Brooklyn support Redcliffs



Aro Valley’s Centre enjoys a make-over

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

Local users will have better access and revitalised interior.



Cuba St goes red & black for earthquake fund

Mar 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Whitireia students perform on Cuba Mall for Christchurch.



Wellingtonians not prepared for capital quake

Mar 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Street poll suggests people don’t have quake kits.



Chch quake aid fills four church trucks

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

Arise Church sends four truck-loads & bus full of water.



Offer of room to those affected by quake

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington resident helps displaced survivor.



Tourist: ‘I won’t be returning any time soon’

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Foreigner may not return to NZ after quake.



World turns Twitter in crisis

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Twitter users worldwide have been turning to the social media site to form a global community during the Christchurch earthquake disaster. Increasingly media outlets were releasing their upcoming headlines prior to running their stories on the web and members of the public were rallying for support or seeking lost loved ones. The most used hashtag […]