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Posts Tagged ‘ Karori ’

Local portrait artists going strong a decade on

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The portrait group which meets in Karori welcomes all artists, and talks to JULIA STEEL.



Winter woollens for cold Wellington kids thanks to Marsden students

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students leading project to get warm clothing to schools talk to NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT



Region plans get shake up as new emergency plans rolled out

Nov 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

As the one year anniversary of the Kaikoura earthquake approaches, Wellington Regional Emergency Management is schooling locals up on new hubs.

THOMAS CROSKERY reports on one of the meetings in Karori.



Future looking clearer for abandoned campus

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



Capital’s west waits on big development after council vote

Dec 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

After years of argument the contentious Curtis St rezoning has been signed off by Wellington council.



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



Cemetery cleanup for Spanish Flu victims

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



Netball Wellington worried about losing Karori courts

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



Karori wants vacant campus kept for community use

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



Community gets a say on future of Karori campus

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

A meeting tonight will give the Karori community a say on the future of the vacant Victoria University campus.



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



Bridging the age gap in Karori through a love of cards

Sep 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

More young people are getting into Bridge – and winning. Alia Overend reports.



Parents help make basketball possible for St Teresa’s students

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

Parents at St Teresa’s School Karori help make basketball a more accessible sport for their kids.



Karori’s local library may be getting more than a new coat of paint.

May 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The library reopens on May 25 after the 10-year-old building gets its first make-over.



Anzac weekend chance to get on war footing in Wrights Hill tunnels

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Karori fort took six years to build and was designed to foil Japanese invasion during World War 2.



Karori school wants community input in future planning

Apr 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, Uncategorized

Karori Normal school principal a firm believer in sending local children to local schools.



Council support needed for new BMX track

Dec 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Cafe hopes it will be second time lucky for national award

Dec 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Three Wellington cafes will be vying for Cafe of the Year honour.



Newsweek in review

Oct 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Whitireia performers warm up for cultural tour to Taiwan festival

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Nan Ying Folk Festival is the destination next week for the annual Whitireia Performing Arts Wananga. In the final stages of preparations, the degree students visited Karori West Normal School and wowed hundreds of students. MATTHEW LAU, who will be reporting on the tour, was at Karori.



Candidates raise laughs, hackles, heckles and awareness

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Opinion

Can politics be fun? FRANCESCA JAGO attends her first political meeting, is entertained, and informed.



Vocal crowd put election hopefuls to the test in Karori

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



Kids get a kick out of learning karate

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

Children were inspired by their peers at a karate camp in Karori. FRANCESCA JAGO reports.



Peanut butter-stuffed, choc-dipped huhu grubs wriggling onto plates

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

It’s not only the CBD dining out on Wellington on a Plate – go foraging in Karori.



Principal’s first year a cultural experience

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

Learning from the diverse cultures at St Teresa’s School in Karori suits Mary-Angela Tombs.



Readers have thousands of titles to choose from at Karori Book Fair

Jul 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Proceeds will go to disabled, and to language schools for migrants.



Karori’s free community bus service looking for more exposure

May 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Karori’s free community bus service has been operating for 20 years but many locals don’t appear to know it exists.



Wrights Hill Fortress open day an Anzac Day activity for families

Apr 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Volunteers ensure World War 2 history is not forgotten by maintaining the old Karori gun fortress.



Hundreds flock to Zealandia on Open Day for just a gold coin

May 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Cheap entry was part of the annual Wellington Open Day to show off city attractions for locals.



St Teresa’s gets a new principal and a brand new set of goal posts

May 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

St Teresa’s principal, Mary Tombs, wants to build the school’s relationship with the Karori community.



Street poll: Wellingtonians love their healthy and safe city, but…

Feb 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

People on the streets are not quite as convinced as national lifestyle survey suggests.



Animal control leaves Wellingtonians to do dog catching

Feb 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

A woman was advised by the council to walk a stray dog to her employer’s house.



Local shops feeling the slow retail quarter hope for a good Christmas

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

Small businesses are experiencing sales dips reflecting last quarter’s drop in value of retail sales.



Five goes into one for the Karori Foodbank

Nov 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Five Karori churches are banding together to run the foodbank as a joint venture.



Karori Park sports club gives drainage thumbs up

Sep 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Football happy with season for first time since 2007 revamp.



Long wait to get council to calm traffic in your street

Sep 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington City Council gets “dozens and dozens” of requests.



St Patrick’s wow judges and birds for top prize

Sep 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

BP Technology Challenge gold goes to St Patrick’s School



Tennis club says new fees threaten survival

Aug 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington City Council raises club’s land rental 173%.



Dog dispute rethink for Wellington council

Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Dogs off leashes still a public problem at Karori park.



Parish reaps the rewards from church garden

May 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Karori’s St Teresa’s Church work hard to help their garden grow.



Dumping, scavenging stumps charity stores

May 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Security cameras fail to deter footpath littering



First class cricket in community backyard

Mar 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Karori Park adds village green feel to game in Wellington



Makara urges newcomers to saddle up this season

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

Pony club attracts attention at St Teresa’s sports expo



Karori school puts summer sports on show

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

Innovative expo to get St Teresa’s students active



Aggro drivers abuse kids on crossing patrol duty

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

Drivers asking the children to move the signs aside.



Bringing world food to Wellington suburbs

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

Feijoa Turkish delight a hit for Karori food fairgoers.



Patrollers needed to help curb suburban crime

Nov 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Big turnout at Kilbirnie meeting called by police.



Centenarian tunnel closes for probe

Oct 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Investigation of Karori tunnel to widen it, fix water leak.



Travellers set to notice new squeeze on wallets

Sep 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington regional passengers must bite the bullet on prices.



The final 80 minutes a hard slog for Hardham

Aug 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Hutt rugby was ‘the winner on the day’ at Sunday’s final.



Western suburb gets bad case of graffiti-itis

Jul 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fresh spate of tagging makes mark on Karori properties.



Karori young people get an eye opener

May 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Trial programme helps them get to know visually impaired.



Capital’s wartime history lesson buried in Karori hillside

Apr 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

What lies beneath Wrights Hill in the Wellington suburb of Karori is revealed on only a few days of the year. ANZAC Day is one of them. AMIE HICKLAND reports.



Marsden cleans up last trace of storm damage

Apr 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Three weeks on, damage from tornado is history



No limit on Capital’s CBD pokie numbers

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

Suburban pokie machines to be limited, but not in central city.



High demand for pool space prompts review

Mar 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Capital’s school pools targeted for use by the general public.



Wellington spectacles bound for the Pacific

Jul 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Karori Lions Club recycles old glasses for people in need.



Digital welcome greets visitors to Karori school

Jul 31st, 2008 | By | Category: News

Karori School students embrace new digital technology with a slide show welcome.