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Posts Tagged ‘ history ’

Whanau hope Whale Rider may swim home thanks to new doco

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Artefact makers hope to connect taonga physically, and in hearts and minds. LEAH TEBBUT reports

Upper Hutt locals use library to post memories online

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News

The Upper Hutt library is using an internet programme to update the city’s history.

Māori students still struggling with stereotypes, racism

Mar 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Student Features

Not enough focus on how Maori are taught, right down to pronouncing names correctly.

Poignant moment in history remembered

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

WW1 commemorations in the capital

Oct 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Commemorations kick off in Wellington to mark 100 years since New Zealand soldiers left to fight in WW1.

Wellington underground art preserved on walls of inner-city flat

Apr 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

A local man has moved in to a living art gallery with walls covered in colour.

History repeats itself on Wellington street

Dec 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, News

Devon Street in Aro Valley has barely changed since being named by an early settler in the last century.

Growing interest in Wairarapa history

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

INTEREST IN Wairarapa history is rising as people want to investigate where they came from. District archivist Gareth Winter says over the past five years, enquiries to the Wairarapa archives have tripled.

Shipwreck fans play in shifting sand at Patea

Oct 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular

Shipwreck fans descended on Patea Beach to document a wreck which has been emerging from dunes for the past two years.

The S.S. Waitangi drew the 15 amateur maritime archaeologists from around the lower North Island.

NewsWire’s ANTHONY SCADDEN reports.

A slice of pizza and history down the toilet

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

Food, coffee served up in a former gentleman’s lavatory.

Fire fighters salvage 170 years of memories

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

People can visit a new museum at Wellington’s fire station.

Wellington citizens positive about city slogan

Nov 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

No plans by council to update ‘Absolutely Positively’.

Assyrians gather in Kilbirnie for Martyrs Day

Aug 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington Association remembers massacre in Iraq.