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WATCH: Johnsonville feeling Christmas spirit

Dec 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News

WATCH: Thousands of people in Johnsonville turned out to watch Santa and his band of elves at the annual Christmas parade.



PHOTO ESSAY: Weapons protest comes to capital

Nov 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Picture story

Protesters attempted to shut down the weapons protest held in Wellington. BLAIR MOCKETT caught the action.



Wellingtonians walk for women

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

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Facebook’s influential in Christchurch Women’s March

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Christchurch Women’s March came together in seven days thanks to social media’s reach



Public told not to take plants from Botanic gardens

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

The medicinal history of Wellington plants are up for discussion on the Pills, Potions, Poisons, and Plants guided walk.



WATCH: Kitten Inn’s cats galore

Dec 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

The Kitten Inn is experiencing a surge in kitten numbers this season. AMY McEWEN finds out out what the public can do to help.



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. 



President Trump reality dawns on US and world

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Story

Pennsylvania was being declared for Donald Trump and with it the presidential election.

JAMES MALTHUS followed the trajectory of election day through monitoring US sites and media coverage with live updates. Welcome to Donald Trump’s America.



Mentally ill turning to social media

Oct 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Locals work hard to bring wildlife back to bush

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Student fare discount funding “question of prioritisation”

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.



Student-friendly candidate needed, says discount campaigner

Sep 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students are urged to keep the pressure on candidates to lower transport fares



Artists hijack bathroom for unusual art show

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Strathmore gets to play on hillside super slide

Sep 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Kahurangi School has been working with community on projects such as a super slide. SHAR DAVIS sits down with principal Kyran Smith (above) to talk about the school.



Graduating students break records

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Multimedia, News

The largest number of graduating students ever, celebrate their success with friends and family.



Wellingtonians run for cancer research

May 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

The Wellington Urban Ultra 2k, commonly known as WUU2K, is an ultra-marathon starting in Khandallah and ending at the Mt Victoria lookout.



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington Zoo benefits from public support

May 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

ZARIUS SAMUEL visits Wellington Zoo to see how it benefits from public support.



Seeing school through eyes of kids, families lifts Postgate

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Advisory groups engaging families are raising Maori and Pacific achievement at Postgate School in Whitby.

ZARIUS SAMUEL reports it is all part of what principal Adam Campbell says involves seeing learning through children’s eyes.



Sun safety warnings ahead of summer

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

A sun safe warning just a month out from the shortest day. The Cancer Society says people should not only wear sunblock but also suitable clothing. U.V ray exposure is the main cause of skin cancer in New Zealand so the Cancer Society is promoting the use of long sleeved shirts and wide brimmed hats […]



Pataka exhibition puts the spotlight on a dying art form

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



New Zealanders get behind refugee crisis on Facebook

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Plenty of beds available as social media campaign invites people to open their doors.



Porirua schools work smart with funding to plug in digital learners

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua schools are part of the spend-up on electronics through smart use of grants and funding.



Facebook updated

Dec 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Online bullying making its presence felt in Hutt Valley school ground

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

School yard bullying is no longer the biggest problem schools face. Social media abuse has arrived.



Eliza’s passion for costuming leads to stage and screen

Mar 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Recent production Broken River a new experience for local designer. JACOB CHANDLER reports.



Marie Shroff bids farewell to a decade of privacy

Feb 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Privacy Commissioner Marie Shroff is leaving after more than ten years in the job.

She sat down with CALLY MARTIN to reflect on her career, and privacy issues in New Zealand.



Students nail it with their own furniture exhibition

Feb 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Victoria University School of Architecture and Design students show their creations from 300 hours of work.



Drawing the line in Wellington bars gets creative juices flowing

Feb 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Wellington illustrator, animator and designer organises meet ups for local artists to network.



Council accused of being Christmas Grinch with decorations

Dec 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Newswire took to the streets to see what Wellington thinks of not refreshing Christmas decorations.



New Zealand reacts to census data – STORIFY

Dec 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Multimedia, News

The 2013 New Zealand census results have been released, with initial figures shedding light on population growth, housing and education.

The figures, released yesterday, showed about a quarter of New Zealanders are born overseas.



Basketball fans hope their video will get them to New York

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News

Wellingtonians attempt to ‘trick shot their way to the NBA’ with extreme beer pong shots.



Facebookers seeing giraffes after Kiwi’s riddle challenge goes viral

Nov 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

A New Zealander is astonished at having begun a trend that has international media seeking him out.



Cyclists push for cycle lanes through elections

Sep 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The Cycle Advocates Network are giving away bike plates to get their message across, CHRIS WILLIAMS reports.



Designer earns her scholarship with ‘tears, sweat and hard work’

Sep 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

A big future in fashion has been predicted for Massey University design student Annelise Moen. JENNIFER MCILROY reports.



Khandallah celebrates library milestone

Sep 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

The Khandallah community held an event to celebrate its library’s diamond jubilee – and keeping the opening hours in a budget cut battle with council. YONG-CHOO LEE reports.



Social media brings out Wellington’s bearded community for snaps

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

Photographer Michael Valli captures capital’s bearded men in his latest work.



Council welcomes tree suggestions through Facebook page

Aug 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Four trees will be replaced and the South Wairarapa District Council turns to social media for help.



Singles night in Wairarapa attracts bus load of women from Kapiti

Aug 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

New owners of The Tin Hut in Featherston add a “breakaway from the norm” as part of their revamp.



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.



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.



Big rise in numbers of Kiwis accessing internet on the move

May 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The popularity of smartphones and the use of internet on the go is rising in New Zealand.



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.



Romney plans a return to the limelight

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

Former US presidential candidate Mitt Romney is to face the public again.



Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett is Obama all the way

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Porirua City Mayor knows who he wants to win theUS presidential election.



Whitireia journalism students covering US election

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Newswire website to provide diverse live coverage of presidential election on Wednesday.



Active social media users making their mark on this election

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Barack Obama is the social media pioneer, but Mitt Romney is catching up fast, writes MEGAN SMYTH.



Wellington Rape Crisis deplores sick Vic rape ‘jokes’

Oct 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Victoria Uni student ‘rape humour’ on Facebook and campus graffiti.



Smartphones lead modern day pirates to booty

Sep 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Modern-day technology helps an old-fashioned treasure hunt.



TV shows lack of respect for Kiwi paralympians

Sep 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Poor TV coverage of NZ’s athletes at London Games.



Southern folk stars at home in Paekakariki

Sep 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Touring Lyttelton group feel like locals in sister town.



Jono’s beloved mullet shed for breast cancer

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

Friends, family, church take a snip and $1500 goes to charity.



MP’s Facebook page busy after family debate

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

Anti Damien and pro Bridgette stir up marriage comment.



Call for calm as Porirua debates marriage bill

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

Porirua council to debate Amendment Bill tomorrow.



Busy day on digital news and social media for marriage bill followers

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article

KAT DUGGAN and VICTORIA COTTERELL follow the stream of coverage surrounding the Marriage Amendment Bill day.



Prestigious law school place paid for with cakes and preserves

Aug 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News

Baking for Parliament all part of Katie Morgan’s busy fundraising for Durham University. MEGAN SMYTH reports.



Mahy aloud and alive with nationwide read

Aug 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Pirate patch and accordion set the scene at Kilbirnie Library



PORIRUA Facebook group comes home

Aug 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

‘PORIRUA’ plans a home-coming to celebrate life in the town.



Hutt locals knit-work to warm up Kiwi kids and fight poverty

Aug 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

A Facebook group rounds up knitters across the globe to combat child poverty in New Zealand, reports ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL



Facebook page attracts 1000’s in first week

Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Success story for PORIRUA as residents reminisce online.



‘Green Zoo, Green You’ built with old bottles

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

5000 plastic bottles recycled into Wellington exhibition.



Public forum to focus on media and justice system

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

JustSpeak puts politicians to the justice test in first gathering



Foodstuffs happy to roll with Whitby skaters’ ideas

May 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

People power has pushed Foodstuffs Wellington to collaboration over the design or re-location of a new Whitby skate park.

It follows anger from skaters, who met draft plans for the supermarket redevelopment spin-off with hostility. JAMES PAUL reports.



Local skaters not happy with new Whitby design

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

Foodstuffs look to residents for ideas on the new skate park



Public backlash: ‘Pash mob’ to target capital bar

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

Staff looking for intoxication, aggression video evidence.



Veggie tales: why a vegan diet can be as varied as any other

Apr 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Why do people decide to go against the grain and become vegan? asks ANGIE MILLS.



An example of how social media slactivism lacks proper context

Mar 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Opinion

In just three days the world has learned the name Joseph Kony through a viral video, but is it just slactivism? CALLUM VALENTINE



Lilo river adventure a Lifeline to charity

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

Jim Hunt will Lilo the Waikato to raise awareness of depression.



MedMob meditation in Wellington public spaces

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Public welcome to join in if they come across one in capital



Facebookers have fun at National’s expense

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

Nats and their policies are being mocked on Facebook.



Facebook comment risky business on election day

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The Electoral Commission is warning people using social media they could be fined up to $20,000 if they post anything on polling day that influences voters.

Most non-media people are unaware of the risk, according to a NewsWire survey. TESSA JOHNSTONE and RODNEY BROWN report.



New website will help artists get funding from public donors

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

But fundraising deadlines may snag those who are not well-organised, reports SARAH DUNN



Web smiles on All Black celebrations

Oct 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Fans pick up the Cup’s quirky online moments.



Rugby free zone gets a few thumbs up around capital

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Tawa resident makes his point – not everyone likes rugby



Seven-year-old responsible for Wellington ice rink

Sep 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young petitioner will be the first to skate on the ice.



Blanket Man rates as RWC tourist attraction

Sep 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City Council says it wouldn’t dream of exploiting him.



Thorndon kids will teach parents how to be social

Sep 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Programme guides children on safe social networking



Fans go easy on Quade Cooper in Wellington

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Supporters offer a variety of players they love to hate.



Hundreds invade city street for Samoan haka

Sep 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Police and Rugby World Cup officials on hand for challenge.



Samoan flashmob haka call for Lambton Quay

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Sport

A Facebook inspired Manu Samoan flash mob haka may involve more than 700 participants taking over part of Wellington’s top retail street at lunchtime tomorrow.

Organisers are hoping to get at least 50 people performing two hours before Samoa plays Namibia. JOSH HYDE reports



Serepisos writ highlights risks of online comment

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Alleged libel in comment posted on NBR news website.