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Posts Tagged ‘ Kiwi ’

New Kiwis celebrate Waitangi with 2000 other New Zealanders

Feb 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Government House hosted a citizenship ceremony and the Bledisloe Garden Reception



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.



Betting agencies expecting to break records

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

Eager racegoers have been pouring into Melbourne’s  Flemington Racecourse since 10.30 this morning   The Melbourne Cup race that stops two nations is set to jump for the 156th time at five oclock this afternoon. Betting agencies here and across the Tasman are reporting  a huge influx in betting. By the time the totes close […]



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.



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.



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.



Wellingtonians with Chinese roots celebrating Year of the Sheep

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Chinese New Year is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar.



Ngāti Koata treasure tuatara as kaitiaki of stream of knowledge

Apr 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Zealandia latest in many sanctuaries to be gifted juvenile tuataras by tribe. PAUL ORDISH reports.



Special Olympics champion swam for his cousin in Australia

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Richard Bruce represented New Zealand at the first Asia Pacific Games in Australia. He talks to PAUL ORDISH about his motivation.



From Masterton to Mars – Kiwi woman on a quest to red planet

Feb 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Countdown to 2024 lift-off after beating 199,000 others to still be in running for space trip.



More to Nepalese culture than Mt Everest and Hillary

Sep 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

A Nepal Night festival is aimed at introducing Wellington to the best of Nepalese culture. SARAH MACKENZIE reports.



Range of marriage views and arguments in gay community

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Not everyone is black and white about the issue of marriage. SOPHIE JACKMAN and LIZ WYLIE canvas opinion on the issue.



Prestigious law school place paid for with cakes and preserves

Aug 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News

Baking for Parliament all part of Katie Morgan’s busy fundraising for Durham University. MEGAN SMYTH reports.



Flight of the consumers keeps lid on CPI figures

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwi international travellers reap the benefits of a strong dollar.



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



Debt crisis dashes Kiwi footballer’s dreams

Mar 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Lower Hutt’s Scott Basalaj revises hopes for Rangers.



Wellington student rows her way to America

Sep 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Four universities chased Tayler with scholarship offers.



Kiwis begin to assemble bach in Washington

Sep 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Teams have six days to build solar powered buildings



Refugees say bullying part of New Zealand culture

Jun 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young people use drama to show what they have to put up with



Downstage gives tickets to Chch residents

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

Wellington theatre opens doors for Cantabrian’s play



Kadine the Kiwi ‘birthday present’ a gift to the nation

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Patty Kilpatrick thought finding a birthday present for husband John’s 50th would be hard – he wanted a kiwi, reports KATE MELZER.



Titahi Bay surfer gives doco stardom best shot

Jul 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Just one Kiwi features in the Australian surfing movie, Flux.



Teenage falcon trainer has new challenge

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

After world travels, Xavier teams up with one-eyed Napoleon



Beijing may be next stop for emerging Kiwi artist

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Beijing residency offered by Asia:NZ Foundation.



Black Caps or Black Sox, fervent follower is there

Apr 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Beat that: how sports fan-aticism is taken to a new level.



Wellington marimbist ready to take on the world

Nov 21st, 2008 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article

After 15 years of learning marimba, Yoshiko Tsuruta has outgrown all but a few players in New Zealand, reports LUKE APPLEBY.



Our text poll gives vastly different result for tomorrow’s vote

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

THE GREENS will poll highest in tomorrow’s election, if a surprise NewsWire snap text poll of mostly young people is to be believed, reports JENNY MEYER.