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Posts Tagged ‘ festival ’

PHOTO ESSAY: A taste of France in capital

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The Renault French Festival’s French Village brought European expats, tourists and Kiwi Francophiles together. JULIA STEEL had a taste.

Polish film festival proves a hit in Wellington

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

First Responder brew to benefit free ambulance

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

WATCH: Fat Freddys drop in for free Lower Hutt festival

Jan 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

Fat Freddys Drop headline act at Lower Hutt’s Te Rā o te Raukura festival .

Fringe Festival Kicks off in Wellington

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Radio News

Celebrating 100 years of summer in the Hutt

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

Second annual Holi Festival brightens up Johnsonville

Mar 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Crowds not as big as hoped for, but the show went on.

No acrimony at local Waitangi celebrations

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

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.

Wellingtonians with Chinese roots celebrating Year of the Sheep

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Chinese New Year is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar.

Summer fundraiser proves popular

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

Newsweek in review

Oct 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story

Poignant moment in history remembered

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

Thousands attracted to free literature festival

Aug 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

Caffeine lovers in the capital try out a new event

Mar 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

It’s Caffeine Awareness month and one of the events was Caffienation on the waterfront.

PHOTO ESSAY: More than a walk through the park

Mar 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Uncategorized

Wellington’s Botanic Garden has been lit up for the New Zealand Festival.

Documentary traces roots of unity through cultural dance

Nov 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Director Bronwyn Judge premieres her documentary on African dance at dance festival in capital.

Wellington’s Diwali festival gives many reasons for celebration

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

The Indian festival of Diwali means many things to many people, JESSE CLARK discovered at Wellington’s celebrations.

Brooklyn School pupils make a splash with their performances

Sep 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Brooklyn School children are practising during their lunchtimes for Artsplash this week.

War of words between Wellington band and Tauranga music festival

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

Signs and some bands at festival labelled homophobic, sexist and fascist.

Strawberries raise money for Mary Potter

Nov 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

ABOUT FORTY thousand dollars is expected to be raised for the Mary Potter hospice, from the Strawberry festival in Midlands park this week. Organiser Graham Ford says the theme of this year’s annual concert is “Bigger and Brighter”.

Ukrainians invite public to celebrate Vshyvanka

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THE CLOSE-KNIT Ukrainian community of Wellington is opening its doors to the public to celebrate the festival of Vyshyvanka (PRON viz-shanka). Named after an embroidered shirt traditionally passed mother to son, the festival was created to help preserve and promote the Ukraine culture in New Zealand.

Kiwis, Japanese, bond over a different kind of cuppa

Sep 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Tea and tragedy were shared at the Japan Festival in Wellington. SOPHIE JACKMAN reports on an ancient ceremony.

Hutt band fundraises for record contract

Jul 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Velvet Regime setting their sights high to raise $2,000

Weather bomb has no effect on NZ’s biggest free festival

Mar 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

The threat of rain didn’t deter 60,000 people from attending the Newtown Festival. SARA GREIG (video) and CALLUM VALENTINE (story and photos) were there.

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.

Kapa haka festival boasts over 400 performers

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

A new generation is celebrating Maori language and traditions.

PHOTO ESSAY: Diwali wedding in pictures

Nov 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The annual festival is a popular time for Indian weddings

Bangkok gay life inspires short film

Sep 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Web opens doors for film-makers like Andy Boreham.

Festival renewed after decade of bad weather

Nov 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hutt’s Belmont Spring Festival finally overcomes rain woes.

Thousands jammed Cuba St for Carnival

Feb 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

They rocked, sauntered, ate, drank, shopped and sweated.