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Dogs assist those living with epilepsy

May 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features, Top Picture

Dogs are trained to assist people living with epilepsy thanks to a small New Zealand trust. SHAR DAVIS meets the e-dog lovers.



Newswire Radio December 10th 2016

Dec 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Key resignation shocks Wellingtonians

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Perceptions of inequality imported from overseas

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



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.



Red Peak, ISIL, TPP top topics for Prime Minister

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

John Key spoke at his regular Monday press conference about Red Peak, ISIL and the UN.



Still a chance for Red Peak flag to fly

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Radio Story



New Kiwis will have a peaceful life in a safe land

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

One Syrian migrant says NZ a fantastic place to live andhopes more of his countrymen can enjoy it.



NZ eyes in Syria, and they’re looking at life differently now

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Emma Beals went to study in Syria, but stayed to write about the conflict for Vice magazine.



Iwi welcome refugees but focus stays on their own

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

WELLINGTON IWI Te Ati Awa are welcoming news that the government is to take an extra intake of Syrian refugees, but say their main focus is still on their own people. The European humanitarian crisis put pressure on the New Zealand government to play its part and offer refuge to some of the thousands of […]



Consensus on the street – NZ should take another 1000 refugees

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Story

LISTEN: PRIME MINISTER John Key will this afternoon announce the government’s response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Europe. Germany is currently bearing the brunt and Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for other countries to step up and help. ANDREW JOHNSEN reports.



Wellingtonians happy to have more refugees making their home here

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Opinion

NewsWire asked the people on the street about Syrians, and what they were doing to help.



‘Knee-jerk’ prisoner voting law damages society, say advocates

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, IN DEPTH, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

A High Court action has thrown the focus on the law which bans prisoners from voting. Campaigners say the law disconnects prisoners from society when they need to be re-connecting, and there will be consequences. TESS NICHOL reports.



Unions warn about changes to employment law

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



United Future leader wants a role in Key government

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Key more years, Peters party foiled, and Harawira blind-sided

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

After one of the most divisive election campaigns in New Zealand history, NewsWire reporters TESS NICHOL and SUE TEODORO reflect on the big winners and losers of New Zealand’s 2014 General Election.



Cunliffe outshines off-key Prime Minister according to punters

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

What influence has the final leaders debate had on voters? Social media and streets opinion offer clues.



Are New Zealanders resigned and accepting about being spied on?

Sep 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

NewsWire asks Wellingtonians what they thought about being spied on, and for many it is just part of life.



National billboards take such a hammering

Sep 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

National party billboards in the Wellington Central electorate take a hammering in the run-up to the election. SUE TEODORO reports.



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.



National candidate says Wairarapa should unite behind Key

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

Alastair Scott’s message for undecided voters is to back the PM.



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.



Political hoardings taking a battering

Aug 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



WWI Centenary marked with special ceremony

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



Photo Essay: A day in the life of a deputy mayor

Apr 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Multimedia, Picture story, Top Picture

Newswire reporter JOSHUA PRICE spent the day with Wellington Deputy Mayor Justin Lester and captured some of his duties in a photo essay.



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.



Street poll: Minimum wage rise great, but it should be more

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The minimum wage is going up 50 cents to $14.25, and many of those spoken to on the streets of Wellington this week say it should be more. The NEWSWIRE TEAM asked people for views on the rise, and whether it would affect them.



John Key the target as Labour leader hopefuls campaign in Wellington

Sep 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

David Cunliffe and Grant Robertson continue to make commitments to a living wage of $18 an hour.



Mayoral candidate Yan would ‘unite council to get things done’

Jul 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

“There is a culture of mistrust,” says Wellington mayoral candidate Jack Yan.



Wellington supports minimum wage hike – within reason

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

Most people on the streets of Wellington think the minimum wage should be higher.



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.



Climate change debate avoided, but change may be in the wind

Nov 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Student Features

NZ gets in step with global emitters’ carbon footprints. JAMES PAUL reports on mixed messages.



Will we see American soldiers disembarking on our shores?

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

NZ back on map as both candidates want to spread more military in Pacific.



Two US election issues strike a chord with NZ politics

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Gay rights and immigration policy are hot topics in both American and New Zealand politic, writes LAURA MACDONALD



NZ’s only native bird of prey swoops ahead in bird stakes

Sep 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

The NZ falcon leads in this year’s Bird of the Year competition – although the PM says he prefers the ostrich, reports DAMON RUSDEN.



Two years after the Christchurch quakes it’s a tale of two cities

Sep 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

Canterbury residents are sharing their food, flowers and frustration, reports LIZ WYLIE.



Long-time MPs change colours to rainbow

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Smith, Banks yes votes show it’s now time for homosexuals.



Legislation draws line, changes MP hearts

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

Many in Parliament still undecided close to decision day.



CD a slice of nostalgia for unique student radio station

Aug 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article

Human FM’s collection has five years of Blah Blah Blah open mic shows, reports ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL



Cuba St rally shows opposition to asset sales far from fading

Aug 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Music, speeches, and impromptu dancing in Cuba St showed the fight against sales is strong, reports VICTORIA COTTERELL



Nanotechnology has big future in New Zealand

Jul 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

World’s smallest science is key to improving industries.



SURVEY: Asset sales issue may cost National at next election

Jul 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The Government’s partial sales plan is turning away loyalists, swing voters, according to a NewsWire street poll.



Tobacco prices up 13.5% in the last quarter

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

Quit group says rise will save economy $73m



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.



Green MP warns inequality at ‘crisis point’ in NZ

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

Peace group told inequality needs to be addressed urgently.



National’s benefit reform unpopular on street

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

More than 60 % in survey did not agree with govt changes.



Waka future Maori showpiece for brand New Zealand

Feb 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Pita Sharples says we need to develop brand New Zealand through projects such as Waka Maori, reports CALLUM VALENTINE



Government denies food bill will ban hangi

Feb 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Many Maori use Facebook to attack the Prime Minister.



Teapot spill seems to confirm Peters’ claims

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

Everything quoted from tape “deadly accurate”, says Peters.



Faith in the political system in short supply

Dec 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Opinion

The country needs a political hero to save our faith in the system. SIENA YATES reports.



Business as usual for Hutt Valley Labour MPs

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

Chris Hipkins and Trevor Mallard retain Rimutaka and Hutt South.



NewsWire’s coverage of the General Election 2011 and Referendum

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

Click here to see our coverage timeline of the election, referendum, and reactions from other news outlets and social media.



Epsom result crucial for Act’s re-entry

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

But candidates relaxed at Wellington Central HQ.



Facebook: stone National and play drinking games

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

Election drinking game and anti-National events popular.



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.



Debate in a state over sale of assets

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

National wants to sell, Labour wants to borrow.



Public know not who the Green Party’s got

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

And Mel Gibson is more recognisable than the PM.



Pharmac off the table but still under election fire

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

Trade Minister’s stance not trustworthy, says pharmacy expert.



Chauvel supporters stand at electorate crossroads

Nov 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Volunteers foresee a turning point for Ohariu in tight contest



Top nob cops it in pop, rock, punk and hip-hop

Nov 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Wellington band takes political satire to new lengths



Has Tea-gate outed the real Key?

Nov 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Opinion

Unusually, this week’s scandal is relevant and important, writes CALLUM VALENTINE.



Dunne not dusted as poll fails to stir up voters

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

Poll results questioned because of small sample size.



Working like a dog: the return of youth wages

Nov 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Opinion

Youth policies take us all the way back to Socrates, writes SARAH DUNN.



Polly bed poll shows how some play the internet game

Nov 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A controversial NewsWire poll asking which politician you’d go to bed with showed a high degree of voting manipulation..



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.



Final World Cup mishap for the Prime Minister

Oct 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fumbled handshakes dog the PM as AB walks right past.



Web smiles on All Black celebrations

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

Fans pick up the Cup’s quirky online moments.



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.



‘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.



Politicians still have plenty of poll work to do

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

Election out of mind for many potential voters 100 days out



Whitireia photo contest prize goes to good cause

Aug 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Winner will recycle it for community housing blurb contest.



Union: youth rate will create discrimination

Jun 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

But employers say it will ease unemployment.



Plankers are plonkers, unless the name is Key

Jun 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Poll suggests planking may be great election campaign idea.



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.



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.



QUAKE Day 1: Many feared dead

Feb 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Day 1 coverage: Multiple fatalities are feared following a shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake which struck Christchurch early this afternoon.