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Posts Tagged ‘ journalism ’

Students being asked to Check Yourself as tertiary year begins

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The words “Check Yourself” will be in the face of young people from this week, on everything from bus backs to bar toilet doors and social media. ANGELA REID reports on a campaign partnership between council, police and tertiary institutions.



Trans-Tasman partnership good for dragon boat festival

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Organisers hope Wellington’s annual Dragon Boat Festival will benefit from a Trans –Tasman partnership JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Wellingtonians invited to check out local parks

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Wellington’s play spaces under review

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Olympian’s life remembered in a unique way

Feb 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Indigenous languages to be put under the spotlight

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Kapiti expressway good news for the environment

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Adult playgrounds could soon be a thing

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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Jade winton-lowe reports.



Body shamers subject of online campaign

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Sallies encouraging New Zealanders to think before they vote

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The latest Salvation Army State of the Nation report raises questions that need answering ahead of the election due to entrenched child abuse and poverty, alarming housing conditions and an exploding prison population. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Grass roots initiative promotes recycling

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

An international recycling initiative will make its first appearance in Wellington this weekend. Boomerang Bags is a community project which involves people attending a working bee and using donated fabric to make environmentally friendly bags. This weekend will see them cutting and sorting the donated material. Boomerang Bags organiser Pippila Ya says those attending will […]



Facebook’s influential in Christchurch Women’s March

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Christchurch Women’s March came together in seven days thanks to social media’s reach



Public told not to take plants from Botanic gardens

Feb 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

The medicinal history of Wellington plants are up for discussion on the Pills, Potions, Poisons, and Plants guided walk.



Unique visuals set Bats Theatre production apart

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Ireland Hendry-Tennent Reports.



Local support for extra speed cameras

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Ireland Hendry-Tennent reports.



Have a sticky-beak at keas in zoo’s new walk-through enclosure

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The $750,000 kea habitat is final stage of Meet the Locals He Tuku Aroha interactive area



Council opens DIY bike workshop in city

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Wellington City Council has funded a workshop where people can learn how to fix their own bikes. SHAR DAVIS reports.



WATCH: Kitten Inn is inundated with kittens and they’re unsure why

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Uncategorized

Numbers are double last year despite de-sexing initiatives



No divide between church and state for Brian Dawson

Dec 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Maiden speech for ‘proud red-badge wearing, union loving, bleeding heart liberal lefty’



WATCH: Taking on the crossfit world

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Luke Fiso is rising to the top of crossfit success in New Zealand with an eye on the world. SHAR DAVIS reports



PHOTO ESSAY: A quake damaged city of fences and demolition

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellingtonians are getting a small taste of disruption, as these photos show



Earthquake rattles Wellington renters

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

clients are demanding more information about the earthquake rating of rental properties. JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



WATCH: Fashion with a conscience

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

Local designer Jessie Wong creates leather bags and accessories with a focus on environmental responsibilities.



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.



PHOTO ESSAY: Whitireia cooking students test their skills

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Picture story

Kapiti campus students prepare for a function to test their culinary skills. DAN MAGEEAN spent the day documenting the process.



Post-quake focus of Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Getting through the quake, and preparing for future emergencies is the topic of students in this show on Wellington Access Radio.



Unexpected surprise for a sick Kiwi kid.

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Dirty politics won’t fly in New Zealand

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Housing and inequality likely election issues

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



The contributions of people with disabilities acknowledged

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Kiwis flying more than ever, but they are avoiding some places

Nov 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Statistics New Zealand report shows Kiwis are travelling more but not to the same places they once did. However fewer are going to traditionally glamourous holiday destinations Vanuatu, Paris and Italy. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Deuce lovers roll into wine country for the weekend

Nov 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

More than 50 1932 classic Deuce cars rolled into Martinborough Square



Newtown businesses soldier on with tsunami warnings, aftershocks

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular

Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake. 



Quake felt across New Zealand

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Newswire spoke to people throughout New Zealand for their reactions to the quake. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Wellington CBD an earthquake ghost town as the clean-up begins

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular

Wellington CBD was all but deserted today as residents respected the council’s request to avoid the area so that buildings could be checked for damage by experts. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Cat owners cash in on SPCA chips

Nov 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Moggli is chipped and ready to be adopted at the SPCA, which has been in the middle of a microchipping and desexing frenzy thanks to a big discount. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Local bar serving beer brewed specially for US elections

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

LISTEN: Americans and Kiwis pack-out Wellington’s cult beer bar Hashigo Zake for a US election party.



US Elections: How the world is watching

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

ANGELA REID and PATRICK FRENCH follow news from all over the world covering the US elections.



Blind leading the blind to the White House

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

NewsWire has made it into the famous Washington Post website, thanks to blind cat Murdock picking the US election winner.



New Zealand media react to US Election result

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

NewsWire’s SHAR DAVIS is tracking NZ news media covering the US elections. Click through to follow the day’s progress.



President Trump reality dawns on US and world

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Story

Pennsylvania was being declared for Donald Trump and with it the presidential election.

JAMES MALTHUS followed the trajectory of election day through monitoring US sites and media coverage with live updates. Welcome to Donald Trump’s America.



NZ journalists cover US elections over social media channels

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

ROSALIE STONYER-LINN keeps an eye on what NZ journalists are talking about on US election day.



Top Ticket to the White House

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A woman today may be in the most powerful position in world politics. MARGO NEAS and SHAR DAVIS look at what it has taken to break down barriers. IMAGE: Margot Neas



Celebrity backing for US presidential candidates.

Nov 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are receiving support from well-known celebrities.



Clinton already has two votes recorded in Auckland

Nov 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Two Auckland-based women and Democrat supporters back their woman



Playing the 2016 US Presidential election

Nov 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Want to play politics? Video game reviewer DAN MAGEEAN and fellow journalism student BLAIR MOCKETT delved into election gaming.



PHOTO ESSAY: Karate medalist returns from world championships

Nov 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News, Picture story, Sport, Student Features

Lennex Drummond returns from the karate world championships with a second placing.



American elections 101 with a political scientist and a podcast

Nov 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Victoria University’s Dr Jon Johansson explains the US elections, while LAURA BETH KEOWN unravel the mystery with JADE WINTON-LOWE for readers.



US presidential vote follows long line of election drama

Nov 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

The USA’s 57 presidential elections have each had their own character. ANGELA REID explores some of the drama.



Capital Topshoppers camp out overnight for prize scramble

Nov 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington now has its own TopShop and the first 300 people sone bonus spending.



Almandin wins Melbourne Cup in tight finish

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Almandin wins Melbourne Cup in tight finish

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



New Cup winner will earn millions in retirement

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News

The Melbourne Cup winner gets $6.2 million but could earn even more having fun in retirement.



Once-a-year punters tell why they love the Melbourne Cup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Story

New Zealanders are expected to spend over 10 million dollars on this year’s Melbourne Cup.
A Newswire street poll reveals why they’re so happy to lay their money down on an Aussie horse race.



Our $10 million Melbourne Cup habit no problem

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

Melbourne Cup not seen as an issue for problem gamblers. IRELAND HENDRY- TENNENT reports.



A history of the race that stops two nations

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

How did an Australian horse race become so important in New Zealand? James Malthus looks back.



Kapiti coffee drinkers get flavour added

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Café owner Matthew Payne has made Kapiti the place for his new coffee roasting project after coming from Melbourne to the coast three years ago. DAN MAGEEAN reports.



Live race action here ahead of race that stops two nations

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



No wrong way to pick a winner in the Melbourne Cup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Upper Hutt’s gone to the dogs for its 50th birthday celebration

Oct 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Parading dogs were among the drawcards to the city’s weekend celebrations



Kropp rates healthy harbour work at top of council achievement

Oct 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young councillor sticks to the vow she made when elected at 19.



Inequality and public perceptions a paradox

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



Wanganui martial arts event a success

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

More than 100 competitors fought it out at a Brazilian jiu jitsu competition in Wanganui on Saturday.   Brazilian jiu jitsu is a ground fighting martial art similar to wrestling and judo.   Abe Leach explains.   Saturday’s event featured men and woman of all ages and skill levels.   Grena Waitai, the mother of […]



Coolest capital gets creative council titles

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Wellington new has cool names for its councillors – there’s a city scientist and a Wellington ambassador.

The two new portfolios are among new Mayor Justin Lester’s major revamp of councillor responsibilities. SHAR DAVIS talks to councillors about their new roles.



Is it time to rebrand the doggy bag?

Oct 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



DIY library offers tools not books

Oct 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



A mindful approach to mental health

Oct 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Tools not books on offer at library with a difference

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News


Ireland Hendry-Tennent reports.



Locals work hard to bring wildlife back to bush

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Free Bike FixUp enticing people to dust off their cycles

Oct 13th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Strathmore’s Kahurangi School venue for Wellington City Council event to fix and try out bikes.



Former Dunedin students bring young business to Wellington

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

A group of young entrepreneurs no longer need McDonald’s WIFI after setting up in Wellington.



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