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Posts Tagged ‘ Island Bay ’

Island Bay mood about new seawall and traffic may be changing

Oct 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Debate in the community meetings considering the council’s five options are beginning the shift local feelings about some of the issues, says Councillor Paul Eagle. However traffic changes are still the biggest sticking point if the coast road is closed. HAYLEY GASTMEIER attended two of the meetings.



PHOTO ESSAY: Wild southerly winter slams capital

Oct 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Most Popular, News, Picture story

A broken piece of wind art, hail, damaged coastlines – it’s all in a winter’s day for the capital. SUE TEODORO records the action.



Revealed. The artist behind Wellington’s coastal sculptures.

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

An Island Bay man’s enviromental sculptures withstand Wellington’s wild weather.



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington football tournament still going strong

Mar 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Football tournament ‘Culture Kicks’ still continues to be a big success after eight years.



Council backs Culture Kicks 2014 to help rebuild team numbers

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

MORE than 32 teams are expected at the eight annual multicultural football tournament on Saturday.



Capital bike fans want European cycleways through Newtown

Mar 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Plans for a safe cycle-way network through the southern suburbs will be revealed at the Newtown Residents’ Association community meeting in Newtown on March 17. FINN RAINGER reports.



Capital’s new south coast sea walls get their first work-out

Mar 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The latest storm hit the capital’s south coast soon after locals got to take part in The Great Seawall Debate.



History repeats, as the art of Hoppertainment comes to bay

Jan 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Island Bay man John Shorland is again outside his comfort zone as he turns to a 100 year old art form.



Climate change job also has economic demands, says new councillor

Jan 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

As he prepares to tackle the climate change portfolio in 2014, new Wellington City Councillor David Lee intends to address the role from an economic perspective, instead of environmental. He talks to JULIE TAYLOR.



Marine Centre weathers storm but still needs minor repairs

Jul 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

No one has had a chance to survey the marine reserve, so the storm’s impact on that is uncertain.



Council decides to leave most capital library hours alone

May 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Public feedback swings decision, but Khandallah cuts still possible in annual plan.



Record numbers attend Island Bay Anzac Day service

Apr 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

School hall and Shorland Park venues used for service recalling 250 local men who died .



Marae new experience for Brooklyn School kids, teachers, parents

Mar 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Leaders add to learning with teacher Matthew Breach Island Bay’s Tapu Te Ranga Marae.



Street poll: Wellingtonians love their healthy and safe city, but…

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

People on the streets are not quite as convinced as national lifestyle survey suggests.



PICTURES: Roaring final for Island Bay Festival

Feb 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

The Ribble Street downhill kart race was a celebration of Kiwi ingenuity that finished off the annual Island Bay Festival. MEGAN SMYTH captured the competition on camera.



Island Bay exhibition makes Christmas art affordable for all

Dec 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

‘It’s Art for Christ’s Sake’ a collaboration between gallery owner and 10 of her friends.



All I want for Christmas is to live through armageddon

Nov 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

As the end of the world draws near, theatre helps people celebrate their last Christmas.



Multi-level car park on Island Bay’s Parade on hold

Nov 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Island Bay residents have let Wellington City Council know they don’t need more car parks.



‘Not up to church to dictate on gay marriage’

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

Churches, ethnic groups divided on marriage bill.



Artificial turf turnover puts ‘after match’ at risk

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

But outweighed by ground availability in wet weather.



Matariki ends with a sparkle for Island Bay church

Jul 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The mid-winter service at Island Bay Presbyterian Church featured fireworks for the kids, reports KEZIA BENNETT.



Titahi Bay woman issues sock monkey challenge

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Rachelle Toimata uses arts and craft skills to help ill children.



Meetings told tsunami lines help save lives

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

Blue paint to spread into Houghton, Owhiro bays.



Paekawakawa dream to be realised by next year

Apr 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

More hands all that is needed to make light work of bush tracks.



Churches combine in bay for Good Friday

Apr 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Island Bay gather at local reserve, finish with hot cross buns.



Make it embarrassing to tag, says shopkeeper

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

Island Bay locals sick of their suburb being defaced.



Taggers target cars near Island Bay skate park

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Victims link park graffiti to those who sprayed damaged cars.



Ditty Box gets Island Bay artist animated

Nov 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News

New gallery advertises his skills as an animator.



Hollaback launch artist knows fear of harassment

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

Wellington violence sites begin to build up on website map



Urban gardeners get together to work together

Aug 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Urban food hui gets more people involved in community gardening.



Million dollar deal would give city cyclists more road room

Jul 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Cyclists push for a deal to double the city’s cycling budget to $1 million, reports TESSA JOHNSTONE.



Photographer Julian sees red, sees red…sees infra-red

Jul 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article

Two of the Wellington photographer’s special pictures are in the Island Bay School art auction, reports ABBY BROWN.



Love brothers roll onto the bowls honours board

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

One family make lawn bowl history at Island Bay Bowling Club.



Visit Kiwi bach in middle of Wellington city

May 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Green building open to visit before shipping to US for contest



Island Bay snorkel trail a first for Wellington

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

Dive shop, trust and DoC combine to enhance marine reserve



Patrollers needed to help curb suburban crime

Nov 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Big turnout at Kilbirnie meeting called by police.



Mind-bending jewellery by a metalworking master

Nov 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Work by jeweller Karl Fritsch goes on show [WITH SLIDESHOW].



National cycle-friendly award goes to Island Bay bike shop

Nov 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

They restore 1920s-styled bicycles the business imports from Japan, reports AARON VAN DELDEN.



Jostling for space on waterfront path

Aug 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Making the case for visually impaired to enjoy waterfront.



Commuters bemoan October’s higher fares

Jun 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Cost increases likely to deter people from taking the bus



Sausages feel squeeze of supply and demand

Jun 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Snags feel flow-on effect of Chinese earthquake



Wanted: Pianists for hospital baby grand

Jun 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington hospital’s piano needs lunchtime players.



Learning is good for your health and its fun too

May 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Green Prescription gets Pacific Islanders dancing and swimming



PHOTO ESSAY: ‘A sweet little animal’

May 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Picture story

Hardy sea life thrives off Wellington southern coast.



The Kiwi softball enthusiast who calls the Czechs mate

Apr 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Sport, Student Features

Wellingtonian Lawrence Allen is instrumental in the sporting ties between New Zealand and the Czech Republic. The Island Bay softballer is interviewed by SIMON BUNNY.



Have camera, will travel – life of our top rugby photographer

Mar 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Sport

LEE STACE finds veteran rugby photographer Peter Bush has as many stories to tell as he does pictures to illustrate them.



Go-slows on shopping streets ‘an over-reaction’

Mar 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Public comment sought on controversial slower speeds.



Pūpūkahi I Ke Alo o Nā Pua visits Wellington

Dec 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Picture story

High school dance group from Hawaii returns to New Zealand.



No sausages or bread for royal hospital visit

Nov 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Prince William gets adoring fans with no sign of a BBQ



New maps show city’s biggest tsunami risks

Nov 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Once in 500 years, a 3m wall of water will flood business district.



Wet house decision angers Island Bay

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

They continue campaign to keep alcoholics out of their suburb.



Skaters amped at ramps’ tough new surface

Aug 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Skate ramp revamps cost $80,000, expected to last much longer



Revealing riches of the rocky shore

Jul 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Island Bay Marine Centre extends its education offering.



Election billboard shenanigans

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

POLITICAL billboards will not be visible on Election Day – but an exception is the Pimp Your Political Billboard competition being run by foghorn.co.nz.



Council: seaweed not marine reserve’s fault

Oct 21st, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Island Bay beach debris build-up is natural, says WCC.



Hearts of Island Bay get a special guardian

Jul 16th, 2008 | By | Category: News

Learn how this machine may just save your life in Island Bay.