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Posts Tagged ‘ Japan ’

Foreign players adding flavour to capital club rugby competition

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

The regular imports to Wellington this year include 20 from Japanese rugby competitions.



Shock rugby result good news all round for Japan

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



New Zealand eateries could be ready for a Michelin rating

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

MATTHEW LAU speaks with top Wellington foodies about restaurant guides and how we, and Michelin, rate.



Jiu-Jitsu champ needs your help

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Wellington landscape designer wins silver award in world cup

Nov 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Landscape designer continues his winning streak at the Gardening World Cup in Japan.



Late call-up pits Lyall Bay teen against his childhood idols

Sep 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Jack Manners New Zealand team for the International Surf Rescue Challenge in Japan.



Stokes Valley pupils on the road to Japan

Aug 30th, 2013 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

In a couple of weeks’ time, eight pupils from Tui Glen Primary School will be going off to Japan. MIKE METCALFE reports.



Kiwi crustaceans tempting tastebuds of China’s growing middle class

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Exporters, workers and trainers all feeling effects of doubling in demand.



WOMAD 2013 to bring music and colour from far flung countries

Dec 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Next year’s WOMAD has everything from Japanese banjo to Russian gypsy punk from Melbourne, reports ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL



Konnichiwa! NewsWire desu. Hi Obama – this is NewsWire

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Whitireia journalism student Sophie Jackman puts her Japanese degree to good use.



Obama backs Obama, prays for his return as US president

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A Japanese seaside town of the same name has adopted the Barack Obama cause.



If the world could vote Obama would get a landslide victory

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Most Popular

Despite first term disappointments, Obama still beats Romney in global popularity reports DAMON RUSDEN.



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.



Sushi roll 60 metres for 60 years of friendship

Aug 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington marks Japan and NZ relations in classic style



New Hurricanes halfback no mystery to Rennie

Jul 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Chief’s coach took Frae Wilson to 2009 under-20 world champs.



English speakers still source of most migrants

Jun 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Diverse Asian countries provide increasing number of new kiwis.



Migration to Australia reaches record high

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

More Kiwis are looking for a better standard of living overseas.



NZ media urged to report Japan’s good news story

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

Embassy official says negative images damaging tourism



Wellington smoking ban being pushed from Japan

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

Council online petition to stub out cigarettes in public areas.



Principal dials up great ideas at Hampton Hill School

Oct 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A year into her job, Louise Bray-Burns is satisfied with what has been achieved. Danielle Norman reports.



Karate tag team training for world champs fighters

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Five Kiwis to represent South Pacific at Japan event.



‘Whale warrior’ Bethune back in front of cameras in role he prefers

Sep 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The conservationist is home in Auckland after filming a new TV series, and he is steering clear of politics. He talks with ZAMZAM ADEN.



Quake vigil at last Christchurch church

Jul 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Interfaith youth community organises candlelit gatherings.



Earthquakes can’t shake capital city’s insurance cover

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Wellington City Council has talked its insurers into upping its quake cover. But it comes at a cost, reports RUSSELL PALMER.



World turns Twitter in crisis

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Twitter users worldwide have been turning to the social media site to form a global community during the Christchurch earthquake disaster. Increasingly media outlets were releasing their upcoming headlines prior to running their stories on the web and members of the public were rallying for support or seeking lost loved ones. The most used hashtag […]



QUAKE day 4: Death toll tops 100

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

No survivors were rescued overnight and the death toll has risen to more than 100.



Japanese arrive to search

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

Reports of Japanese anger at downgrade of CTV search



QUAKE Day 3: Toll rises

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The official death toll is 76 and expected to rise as search and rescue teams move into the suburbs.



QUAKE Day 2: Survivor recovery

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Work went on all day to rescue people from numerous Christchurch buildings.



Using origami to help save the whales

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

Greens launch national anti-whaling campaign.



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.



Hampton Hill kids encouraged to connect

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

New principal says phones, electronics okay at school



Gentle teacher conveys the exacting art of calligraphy

Apr 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

New Zealanders respond well to the teachings of the country’s only grandmaster calligrapher. TASHA BLACK talks to Akiko Crowther about creating the perfect line.



Well-travelled Eagle lands back in the Nest

Apr 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Dan Snee back with favourite Kiwi club – Hutt Old Boys Marist



Ben, 12, youngest junior black belt

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

Young martial artist mades grade in GKR karate



Changing the world – one baby cuddle at a time

Mar 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

SARAH HARDIE meets Mandi Lynn, the teacher, consultant, nurse and photographer behind the ‘Boobs in the Berries’ breastfeeding class taught in a tepee in the Akatarawa Valley.



Capital’s tourism under-promoted in Japan

Mar 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Keep eye on ball with sister-city opportunities, says councillor.



Overseas visitor numbers tail off in recession

Mar 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Tourists have started cutting back on trips to New Zealand.



Kiwi English is ‘wicked’ – but not ‘evil’ – to learn, say students

Dec 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

German journalism exchange student SABRINA DANKEL finds out how newcomers to New Zealand cope with learning our lingo.