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Write, voice, or video your call for more refugees

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Amnesty International has set up a website for Kiwis to send their message to government to lift New Zealand’s intake. COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.



Youth delegate happy to accept fossil award on behalf on NZ

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Government’s “hypocritical stance” earns ‘Fossil Of The Day’ and Zoe Lenzie Smith happily accepted.



Pannett juggles environment and development

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Development issues facing Wellington city are a challenge for a councillor holding key positions.



Green MP says being the newbie is like jumping on a moving train

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

After turning Green at college, James Shaw has played a long game in his route to Parliament.



Beans predict National win in coffee vote – and they’ve been right before

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Coffee beans have been used to predict the outcome of the election.



Wellington voters unimpressed with Conservative comments on poverty

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Conservative candidate Gordon Copeland ruffled feathers with his comments about poverty.



Starving kids used in attack ads designed by iwi/kiwi campaign man

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Opinion Partnership has been using billboards and ads to scare voters about Labour-Greens alliance.



Politicians want to make the world a better place – just in different ways

Sep 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A passionate and at times unruly crowd grilled Rongotai candidates in Miramar.



Wellingtonians are not totally convinced about Greens transport spend

Sep 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The Greens Party has announced a half-billion-dollar public transport spend for Wellington if it gets into power. Most locals think the ideas have merit, but decisionmakers expect more communication, and trolley buses are not popular. SARAH WILSON reports.



Homelessness and living costs for students dominate housing debate

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

People sleeping on the street and tertiary students struggling to pay the rent are big issues.



Climate change hot Wadestown topic – too hot for some

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wadestown residents meet the candidates, including two new “young thrusters”.



Chicken joins politicians for election debate on factory farming

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hettie the hen on the hustings with five election candidates in Wellington.



Iconic Aro election meeting doesn’t disappoint

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Labour’s McAnulty not surprised by undecided voters

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Door knocking suggests many National and Green voters will give him their electorate vote.



Swinging voters may decide Wairarapa

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Almost one third of Wairarapa voters don’t know who they will vote for according to a phone poll by the NewsWire Team.



Candidates raise laughs, hackles, heckles and awareness

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Opinion

Can politics be fun? FRANCESCA JAGO attends her first political meeting, is entertained, and informed.



Vocal crowd put election hopefuls to the test in Karori

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Voting starts in the 2014 general election

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



St Pauls in Wellington hosts 1000 at Forum on Child Poverty

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A 10-year-old girl who challenged a politician to help her friend out of poverty typifies passionate crowd.



Cuba street rally wants factory farming phased out

Aug 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A national day of action against factory farming sparks rally in Wellington.



Wellington protest march for Maui’s dolphin with message for minister

Jul 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Nick Smith target after oil exploration raised dismissed as threat to dolphins in marine reserve.



New generation eyeing up Maori Party leadership

Mar 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

There are questions about his mana, but Te Ururoa Flavell tells SAM DUFF it is better to be on the field scoring goals.



Labour celebrates getting two candidates on to the WCC

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Paul Eagle celebrated his win at the Labour Party shindig at Wharewaka on Wellington’s waterfront.



Busy Wellington Youth Council wants new members

Dec 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council for young people says year ahead is full of new projects.



Wellingtonians support rally for equality – PHOTOS

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

NewsWire images of support for Marriage Amendment Bill.



Legislation draws line, changes MP hearts

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

Many in Parliament still undecided close to decision day.



Hearse, coffin protest mark death of TVNZ 7

Jun 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

VIDEO: Hundreds joined march to deliver 35,000-strong petition.



NZ warmer, but Turei wants more insulation

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

Greens say programme needs to target homes by income.



Anti-asset sales fight in streets of Johnsonville

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

About 200 volunteers collect more than 3000 signatures.



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



Hikoi makes its presence felt in Auckland streets

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

Newswire on hand to capture Auckland leg of the hikoi.



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.



Greens want equal pay, though gap closing

Nov 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New bill to address men and women’s income divide.



The Green Party’s changing image suits 11% of voters

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The Greens have grown their vote by five percentage points since the last election. TESSA JOHNSTONE ponders the keys to their success.



Interest groups already consulted, so they sit tight during election

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

A leading lobbyist says political parties don’t want surprises during campaign. NATALIE FINNIGAN reports.



Facebook: stone National and play drinking games

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

Election drinking game and anti-National events popular.



Young Greens candidate ready to celebrate

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

Jack McDonald waits for news with his colleagues at San Fran.



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.



Election anarchism more than just doing nothing

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Voting gives three year contract from which MPs can’t be sacked.



Battle lines drawn in Hutt South electoral meeting

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

Parish platform perfect pulpit for political pontificating



The next Parliament – according to our mates

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

THE Greens look set to storm into office this election – at least according to an unscientific poll of the NewsWire team’s family and friends.

NewsWire students elbowed, cajoled and annoyed their contacts into telling us what they will do at the ballot box on Saturday, and the results are, well, interesting.



One preferred party poll to rule them all

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

Saturday night we’ll know if the political polls were right.



Lone National supporter pleads crowd for a ‘fair go’

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hecklers’ drown out candidates at final Wellington Central.meeting



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 faces move Greens away from political cliché

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

James Shaw and Tane Woodley break the radical mould.



If it weren’t for polytechs where would we be?

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

Anti-National Cuba St rally urges voters to cast an educated vote.



Greens pit Auckland against Northland

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Transport policy prioritises public transport over holiday highway.



New Zealand could get its first deaf MP

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

If Greens gets 12% or more, Mojo Mathers will be in Parliament.



Greens make sure they maintain youthful looks

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Party’s list policy keeps young voice in Parliament



No more clowning around for Green party MP

Nov 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hughes on policies, Greenpeace and National billboards.



Hey Kiwi helps Kiwi voters and musicians

Nov 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Thousands score free music when they check enrolment.



Schools may be more apathetic than youth

Nov 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students get their political education at home.



Vote for nature the call from Forest and Bird

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

Conservation organisation hopes environment gets priority



The Green Party gets two thirds support in school poll

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

A poll of 90 senior students at Wellington High School shows a two thirds majority favours voting Green, reports RODNEY BROWN.



Voters just kidding, but it’s all about education

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

Enrolments in Kids Voting election programme breaks records.



Food Bill fallout feeds growing concerns

Sep 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Protesters assured they can grow, share each other’s food.



Political polls – seems everyone’s got an opinion

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Better to look at the bigger picture, says commentator.



Racist email encourages breach of copyright law

Sep 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Right Wing Resistance email says incriminate non-whites.



Copyright law may mean end of free Wi-Fi

Aug 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Web account holders face $15,000 fine for breaches.



83% of women right – Thompson sacked

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

NewsWire survey proves correct – EMA acts over period comments.



New Zealanders show support for Libyan people

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Midland Park protest backs Libyans seeking democracy.



Using origami to help save the whales

Jan 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Greens launch national anti-whaling campaign.



More youth wanted on roll as Mana looks like two-horse race

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Mana by-election takes place on November 20. ALICE PETRIE reports on the efforts to get young people voting while TANYA WOOD lines up the candidates.



Can the click of a mouse save public broadcasting? Maybe…

Mar 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

EXPRESSING your opinion these days is easier than ever. SABRINA DANKEL looks at how nearly 20,000 clicks on the web “save” Radio New Zealand.



Loyal listeners protest threat to RadioNZ

Feb 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hundreds demonstrate against government RNZ funding freeze.



Government warned on alcohol in pregnancy

Jul 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Are adverts needed to educate women on harm to babies?



Hundreds turn out to back ‘shameful’ protest

Jun 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News

The protest about pay parity for women. WITH SLIDESHOW.



From ‘Ruthanasia’ to ‘dead fish’ – I give you Helen Clark

Nov 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News, Uncategorized

How will Helen Clark be remembered? How is New Zealand different in 2008, after nine years of Labour-led governments, to the country she inherited in 1999? SANDRA DICKSON reviews the Clark years.



Greens’ growth arrested as National-Act resurgent

Nov 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Green Party disappointed not to reach 10 MPs in Parliament.



No nibbles for the Nats

Nov 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

It’s BYO for snacks at the Nationals Election night bash.



NewsWire makes its Cabinet picks

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

NewsWire’s resident political pundit PAUL McBETH joins the chorus of picks for Cabinet places.



Where the Cuba vote will go on Saturday

Nov 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Picture story

Cuba Mall characters mostly going Green, our poll finds.



The Greens are pushing for expat votes in UK and Oz

Nov 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

The Green Party is blitzing London as it looks off-shore to boost its polling. PAUL McBETH looks at the hidden battle lines in the election.



Our analysis: what it would take for a change of government

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Current polling has National sleep-walking to victory, but PAUL McBETH’s analysis shows it will be much closer than you think.



Ambushing a Fox – who just ups and leaves

Nov 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Meeting goes smoothly until Maori Party question.



Labour’s plan to meet our Kyoto commitment

Oct 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Features

SARAH CODDINGTON looks at party policy behind Labour’s climate change initiative.



Many lobbies had a finger in emissions trading pie

Oct 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

A HOST of lobby groups has pressured the Government about the emissions trading scheme. KRISTINA KEOGH and MELISSA KINEALY find out who they are and what they wanted from the new legislation.