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Posts Tagged ‘ journalism ’

Secret Singapore deal latest in mixed history for growth fund

Sep 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Local body elections, News

MARGOT NEAS background the mixed history of the economic growth fund.



Couch, cardboard or car – sleeping rough for others

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

14 Hours Homeless is a nationwide campaign to aid the end of homelessness in NZ



Council processes under fire in mayoral debate

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Mayoral hopefuls attack each other over council fund process that led to Singapore Airlines being given $800,000 a year. LAURA KEOWN reports.



Homelessness and housing an increasing issue for Wellington

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington’s mayoral candidates answer questions on Wellington’s issues



Student fare discount funding “question of prioritisation”

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.



Nick Leggett has new reservoir at top of his wish list

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington dangerously exposed to a local disaster says mayoral hopeful.



Taita Central Primary principal ready to hang up the boots

Sep 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

“I feel loved and privileged to have been able to work with 15 cultures each day.”



Student-friendly candidate needed, says discount campaigner

Sep 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students are urged to keep the pressure on candidates to lower transport fares



Regional Council candidates mostly men

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Community effort in south coast clean up

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Support for WOF’s on local rentals

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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New vintage market for Wellington

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Disability rights subject of Te Papa forum

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Disability rights subject of weekend forum at Te Papa.

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Uncategorized
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Trust has $6000 up for grabs for children in capital’s Eastern Ward

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students are missing out on scholarships by not applying to a local charitable trust.



Finalists for $570,000 memorial ready for exhibition in Wellington

Sep 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Four finalists have been confirmed for a French Memorial to be installed in 2018



Paparangi Kindergarten teachers live Treaty of Waitangi with kids

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Latest News, News

Te Tiriti based learning practise embedded throughout programme



Kids inspire young mum to get into her own quirky business

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua woman Jessica Lee Groves is a stay-at-home mum and new business owner.



Journalism’s challenges and opportunities on the table in new book

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

New Zealand journalists keep the profession in “good shape” despite challenges, says an editor of a new book. Barnaby Bennett joined three panelists and over 60 guests to discuss and launch the book, Don’t dream it’s over: Reimagining journalism in Aotearoa. PATRICK FRENCH reports.



Artists hijack bathroom for unusual art show

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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City cafe packed for meet the candidates meeting

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Vote Local app gets the thumbs up.

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Raumati Rd school traffic chaos finally getting attention

Sep 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The twice-daily traffic jam outside Raumati Beach School might be getting sorted out after years of public frustration – hopefully this summer. The plan will ease congestion and make the area safer for students. DAN MAGEEAN reports.



Strathmore gets to play on hillside super slide

Sep 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Kahurangi School has been working with community on projects such as a super slide. SHAR DAVIS sits down with principal Kyran Smith (above) to talk about the school.



Kiwis of European ethnicity more likely to live alone, says report

Sep 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pacific cultures the least likely to be living alone, says Statistics NZ report.



Some things stay the same in Kiwi sporting tradition

Sep 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Thirty years after his own Olympics, Tim Logan reflects with ANGELA REID about differences and similarities.



Production growing out of imaginations of Brooklyn kids

Sep 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Brooklyn Primary School’s production is currently being workshopped by staff and students.



Differences celebrated at Clyde Quay School thanks to diverse families

Sep 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

At the Mt Victoria school kids are comfortable hearing different languages.



$30,000 and 2000km later, Miramar’s season is over

Aug 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Sport

After Birkenhead defeat, club tallies cost of high number of away games



Erskine College revamp may add 1000 traffic movements daily

Aug 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Island Bay residents have been given a chance to talk about the $30 million development



Crafty way to make new friends is attracting crowds in Miramar

Aug 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Makery is building a creative craft and DIY community in Miramar



Poetry slam sees people turned away from Wellington venue

Aug 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

A form of poetry relatively unknown in New Zealand attracted a sell-out crowd in Wellington last weekend.



Volleyball teaches more than winning or losing

Aug 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

KATENI SAU meets a team from Holy Family School in Porirua experiencing the spirit of Wellington region’s second annual Sportsfest.



Nine-year-olds should start student-athlete journey says coach

Aug 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

McFadden eyeing up next generation of basketball talent at Sportsfest



Capital coffee shop almost roasted thanks to fire in chimney

Aug 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Gentleman’s Beans chimney catches fire and stops traffic on the corner of Courtney Place.



Street poll: Wellington has a heart, and so should councils

Aug 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, Most Popular, News

Homelessness, housing and social issues concern people in the coming council elections



David Jones wows crowd and employee

Jul 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Wellington’s fascination with the new David Jones store was enough for the doors to be closed for a short time because of opening day crowds.

Store management introduced NewsWire’s PATRICK FRENCH to one of the company’s new local employees, retail assistant Molly Brain (19) to talk about the experience.



Kirks fans reluctantly give new David Jones store the thumbs up

Jul 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

New David Jones store attracts Wellington crowds, but Kirkcaldie and Stains has not been forgotten.



Samuel Gibson’s memory inspires Hawke’s Bay community to ride for brittle bones.

Jul 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hawkes Bay gym Peak Fitness encourages exercise to honor memory of local inspiration



Prevention Is key for Te Aro to change crime stats say locals

Jul 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Te Aro’s crime rates don’t stop citizens from feeling safe in their city, but JADE WINTON-LOWE find they still want more CCTV cameras.



Mobile eating may not be such a green idea

Jul 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Food trucks are on the rise and but many of them are more hazardous than we think.



Tasman region sheep numbers jump as other regions suffer

Jul 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Drought major driver behind fluctuating sheep fortunes reflected in Statistics NZ numbers



Pukekohe benefitting from tourist ‘spillover’ through summer

Jun 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New Zealand visitor numbers are up and small towns are reaping small rewards.



Wellington Noodle Market 2016 takes East to waterfront

Jun 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The five-day market was a huge success, attracting over 16,500 on the first night alone.



Swapportunity shop turns rags into riches

Jun 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The event allows Wellington’s most stylish to trade old clothing among themselves.



WATCH: Victoria university graduates strut their stuff

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Victoria University graduates paraded thought the city during graduation week two weeks ago.



African musician sings Newtown’s praises

Jun 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wellington musician Sam Manzanza keeps African music alive.



WATCH: Fresh blood wanted, particularly plasma donors

Jun 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Blood donation saves lives and only 4% of eligible donors donate. Do you save lives?



WATCH: Porirua night market a huge success

Jun 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

The Porirua food truck night market is held on the last Thursday of the month.



Blood donors desperately needed

Jun 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The New Zealand Blood Service needs more plasma donors.



Home Ownership is still a priority for Kiwis – no matter how old

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Fewer Kiwis were able to buy houses in 2013 compared to 186, but they are still trying



Graduating students break records

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Multimedia, News

The largest number of graduating students ever, celebrate their success with friends and family.



Local support for Porirua Olympic hopeful

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Te Rauparaha Arena is getting behind Porirua kayaker Marty McDowell.



Te Auaha gets the thumbs up

Jun 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, Multimedia, News

The name of Wellington’s newest creative arts campus was well received at gala launch.



Wellingtonians run for cancer research

May 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

The Wellington Urban Ultra 2k, commonly known as WUU2K, is an ultra-marathon starting in Khandallah and ending at the Mt Victoria lookout.



PHOTO ESSAY: Fashion pop up proves popular

May 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Te Rauparaha Arena was home to a three day Last Season clothing sale. KEANU HEAD captured the set up process.



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington Zoo benefits from public support

May 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

ZARIUS SAMUEL visits Wellington Zoo to see how it benefits from public support.



WATCH: New age of creative education launched with Te Auaha

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

New Zealand Institute of Applied Creativity will brings together more than 1000 students each year in one creative space on the corner of Cuba and Dixon streets, Wellington. James Lobban (video), Larissa Toelupe (interview) and Colin Engelbrecht (story) report.



WATCH: Te Auaha facts and figures

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Gino Acevedo, Te Auaha ambassador and Weta Digital creative director, with student Orama Fisher made up for the launch. Image, Joanna Piatek; Video, James Lobban



Crowd wowed by talent, launch for Te Auaha

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Students and graduates showed off their creative skills for gala launch of $22.5 million centre.

The launch included live performances from the new institute’s programmes, plus speeches from Minister for Tertiary Education Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry.



Te Auaha NZ Institute of Applied Creativity launched in capital

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

NewsWire.co.nz graduate and student reporters covered the event live.



PHOTO ESSAY: Women seek refuge at Awhina Society

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Awhina Society offers refuge and support for women in need.



PHOTO ESSAY: Day in life of tattoo artist

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Marking clients with custom tattoo art is all part of a day’s work for Katy Hayward in a studio which is also an art gallery. JADE WINTON-LOWE reports.



Seeing school through eyes of kids, families lifts Postgate

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Advisory groups engaging families are raising Maori and Pacific achievement at Postgate School in Whitby.

ZARIUS SAMUEL reports it is all part of what principal Adam Campbell says involves seeing learning through children’s eyes.



PHOTO ESSAY: Playshop Live

May 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story, Uncategorized

Playshop Live has people laughing from improvised comedy. AMY MCEWEN follows the actors at the rehearsals of the latest show.



The Moots collide with NZ Music Month on tour

May 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Indie rockers say they are now writing the kind of music that they set out to.



Karori crowds determined to save uni campus for community

May 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

An abandoned looking Ako Pai Marae on Victoria University’s campus typifies the value that locals see in the former education facilities.

AMY MCEWEN reports on local reaction and the meeting.



PHOTO ESSAY: Special Olympics power lifter Alex Johnsen

May 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

An inside look at the training of a Special Olympics power lifter. ANDREW JOHNSEN captured the intense session at Morrinsville Fitness Centre.



Comedians help vulnerable kids with charitable laughter

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Child refugees will be the subject of laughter on Sunday night – all for a good cause.



Newlands and Mana buses activate audio surveillance

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The green buses now have active audio surveillance on board to record incidents.



Hills Hats anything but old hat as popularity inspires factory shop

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Headgear’s popularity is on the rise. Matt Tso talks to Hills Hatman Simon Smuts-Kennedy.



Titahi Bay Intermediate thriving despite $75,000 budget cut

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

School’s rise from decile two to four, has its upsides and downsides, says principal.



From Olympic competitor to Olympic ambassador

Apr 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Sport

As the next games draw near, Melissa Ingram talks to Dominic Godfrey about her new life mentoring young Kiwis.



Anzac women connected through fashion and stories

Apr 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Aussie helps Kiwis remember centenary with Woman of Empire exhibition at Mansfield House



Te Aro wins back school decile six rating after ministry raises it to 10

Apr 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The idea of doing away with the decile system for rating schools has found favour with a school which has had to fight against the inequities of the current system.

Tayla Shortland reports on Te Aro School’s battle.



Karori public meeting to talk about empty teacher campus

Apr 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

University, residents association and councilors are inviting locals to a meeting on April 26



New building to reflect Newtown’s multi-cultural roll

Apr 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Design to incorporate art and structural qualities from different cultural groups.



Kelson balances new tech and traditional teaching

Apr 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

iPads and Chromebooks will not be replacing hand writing any time soon.



Porirua people offer their thoughts about merging with Wellington

Apr 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

With local body elections this year, and talk of mergers going on, what do Porirua people say?



Queen Charlotte College’s new boss knows her way around the school

Apr 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

After spending nearly a decade in supporting roles, Betty Whyte takes over the top job this year.