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Erskine College revamp may add 1000 traffic movements daily

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

Island Bay residents have been given a chance to talk about the $30 million apartment development earmarked for Erskine College – and they are not happy with potential traffic issues. CHRIS VISSER reports.



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, News, Sport, Top Picture

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.



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



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.



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.



Artist sets herself ‘a/part’ from the crowd with first solo show of her body

Apr 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Sam Dollimore puts herself in the spotlight with a body of work that took more than 200 hours.



Thorndon School uses Tuffery art to make temporary rooms like home

Apr 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Temporary premises on college grounds clears way for $9 million reconstruction.



Wellingtonians have a say in getting their city moving – but be quick

Apr 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Six weeks consultation has just opened to fix Wellington’s central city traffic issues.



Local talent wows alongside NZ’s biggest stars

Apr 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Le ART, from left Anastasia Sirila, Tiresa Fomai, Rosetta lopa were buzzing among the young bands sharing a stage with professionals at Creekfest. KEANU HEAD reports.



Promenade leads CubaDupa on a merry dance

Mar 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Boulevard of Dreams a promenade performance through the streets of Wellington during Cuba Dupa.



Pōkarekare Ana turns 100 and launches this year’s CubaDupa

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Royal New Zealand Air Force will lead Pōkarekare Ana to open CubaDupa celebrations



Wellington and Porirua merger talk has people in three minds

Mar 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Swinging voters could decide the outcome in a merger was put to a vote.



WATCH: A special art gallery in Abel Smith St values citizens

Mar 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, Student Features

Alpha Art Studio enables people with an intellectual disability to be active and valued. ANDREW JOHNSEN reports.



Celebrating 100 years of summer in the Hutt

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Second annual Holi Festival brightens up Johnsonville

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

Crowds not as big as hoped for, but the show went on.



Donation keeps the water flowing at performance centre.

Mar 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Thanks to a classmate’s forgetfulness, Whitireia performers are keeping themselves hydrated.



Maori unlikely to bother with flag vote based on history

Feb 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

ENROLMENTS for the second flag vote close on Wednesday , and while there has been a push for enrolments, history suggests Maori will be under-represented. About 27 per cent of all voters from the seven Maori electorates cast their vote last year. EMMA MOODY reports.



Increase in volunteer English tutors needed to cope with migration

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

With more refugees and migrants coming to NZ, volunteers can help with language training.



Young Maori mum not a victim of statistics

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Teenage mothers are nearly three times more likely to be uneducated and unemployed. LEAH FLYNN talks to Terihia Trillo who bucks the trend.



Paraparaumu teaching legend reflects on 40 years with teenagers

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Chrissie Jorgenson says kids have not changed, despite all of the technology. VIRGINIA FALLON reports.



Cara the capital chimp goes under knife to close off her ear

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

A Wellington chimp obsessed with jamming sticks in her ear has had five hours of surgery.



From wine to stone – Rumble is now in his carving element

Feb 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Festival of the Elements carver Peter Rumble has never been too far from products of earth.



WATCH: Community art festival in Porirua

Jan 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Features, Lead Radio Story, Student Features

TEZA, or the Transitional Economic Zone of Aotearoa, is a public art project bringing art and the community together. BRAD FLAHIVE reports.



The Toi Two Hundy, affordable art for every day people

Dec 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Toi Two Hundy at Toi Poneke Art Centre displays resident artists’ work for no more than $200 each.



WATCH: The big history of a little street

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: News, Picture story

LEEDS STREET is one of Wellington’s little laneways tucked away in the city’s Te Aro precinct. Andrew Johnsen reports on its revitalisation.



Activities, events outside peak season help Otago tourism

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Accommodation businesses pinpoint regular events for driving their guest numbers.



Write, voice, or video your call for more refugees

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Amnesty International has set up a website for Kiwis to send their message to government to lift New Zealand’s intake. COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.



All aboard the bus to Christmas cheer in Wellington

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

With Christmas fast approaching, the capital finds ways of spreading the spirit.



Popular Christmas shop to close for good

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Support for New Zealand Land wars remembrance day

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

A CALL for a special day to commemorate the New Zealand land wars is gaining support. A group of Otorohanga College students started the petition last year after a trip to some of the battle sites in the Waikato 13,000 people have signed the petition since it began. Maori Party Co-Leader Marama Fox has thrown her […]



Weibo helping Te Papa tap into changing face of NZ tourists

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Uncategorized

Chinese social media sites are being used to attract Chinese travelers to New Zealand.



Ngati Toa hope All Blacks bring cup back for visit to Ka Mate’s home

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Ngati Toa are glad the All Blacksfinally came to visit them and enjoyed teaching them about Ka Mate.



Film attraction could have impact on capital’s smaller museums

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

With two giant attractions side by side, Wellington Museums Trust Director Brett Mason wonders if tourists explore the city enough to visit Wellington’s other museums.

KEENAN MAY reports.



NZ’s tourism growth not necessarily heading to Hawke’s Bay

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Chinese on rise, but two bay businesses still report mostly Aussie, European and US tourists.



Iconic Christmas shop closes doors for the last time

Dec 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Drink drive warning as festive season approaches

Dec 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Stars sparkle on Wellington’s waterfront

Dec 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Migrant Journeys is more than just a new book launched

Dec 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Your cab driver can be doctors, architects and scientists, and author doubts many people ask why.



NCEA credits for licenses draws mixed reactions on the street

Dec 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellingtonians agree licenses were tougher to get these days but are split about adding it to NCEA.



Education a priority for local league team

Nov 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Countries in conflict to come together at WOMAD 2016

Nov 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

China, Greece, USA, Mali and Syria are among the countries represented on stage at WOMAD 2016.