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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.



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.



Iwi welcome refugees but focus stays on their own

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

WELLINGTON IWI Te Ati Awa are welcoming news that the government is to take an extra intake of Syrian refugees, but say their main focus is still on their own people. The European humanitarian crisis put pressure on the New Zealand government to play its part and offer refuge to some of the thousands of […]



Outsourcing Maori programming still raw, but the show goes on

Apr 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Last year’s decision left many Maori outraged, while others took the opportunity. LIAM CAVANAGH reports.



Newsweek in review

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



Robertson and Little win support for top job

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Leadership campaign kicks off in Wellington

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Unions warn about changes to employment law

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Key more years, Peters party foiled, and Harawira blind-sided

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

After one of the most divisive election campaigns in New Zealand history, NewsWire reporters TESS NICHOL and SUE TEODORO reflect on the big winners and losers of New Zealand’s 2014 General Election.



Wellington streets not too concerned about election result

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

NICOLE ADAMSON and SARAH WILSON hit Wellington streets on election night to talk to voters.



Word on the street says inequality on voters’ minds tonight

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Newswire hits the Wellington streets – JONTY DINE and YC LEE ask voters for their thoughts.



Greens rated savviest in NZ’s first truly social media election

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A political social media specialist rates the work of the Greens as the best in a truly social election.



Wellington voters unimpressed with Conservative comments on poverty

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Conservative candidate Gordon Copeland ruffled feathers with his comments about poverty.



Starving kids used in attack ads designed by iwi/kiwi campaign man

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Opinion Partnership has been using billboards and ads to scare voters about Labour-Greens alliance.



Students offer passionate election messages at Victoria University

Sep 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Students who challenged candidates on student issues give their thoughts on how the politicians performed.



Compulsory savings scheme gets mixed reception

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Newsweek in review

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Crowd warms to passionate Ginny in Ohariu gathering

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour’s Ohariu candidate Virginia Andersen finds warmer response than Peter Dunne in Wadestown.



Church niceties observed on altar of polite politics

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A crowd of about 50 people took a pew at Central Baptist Church in Wellington for local candidates.



A promise to give prisoners back the right to vote

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Perseverance required to defeat ‘dirty politics’

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Wet and wild Aro Valley gives candidates a political spray

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hundreds of Wellington residents all crammed into the Aro Valley Community centre for iconic debate.



Iconic Aro election meeting doesn’t disappoint

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Hundreds turn out for popular Aro election meeting

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Undecided voters give Labour hope

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Mark says he has “blown it wide open” with his late entry

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

Ron Mark says getting 11% support in 10 days electioneering is just the start.



National candidate says Wairarapa should unite behind Key

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

Alastair Scott’s message for undecided voters is to back the PM.



Labour’s McAnulty not surprised by undecided voters

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

Door knocking suggests many National and Green voters will give him their electorate vote.



Swinging voters may decide Wairarapa

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Almost one third of Wairarapa voters don’t know who they will vote for according to a phone poll by the NewsWire Team.



Mark the most popular choice for voters clear about change

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

About a quarter of changing voters are clear about their new electorate candidate choice.



Political pledges to support a review of student benefits

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Six of eight political parties have agreed to review system as student body pushes election issue.



Accessibility to Parliament a topic for election year

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

Candidates in wheelchairs may find it easier to win a seat than get into the building, or even vote. CALLY MARTIN reports.



Eagle already seeing a more energetic council

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Councillor says six new faces will help bring more action to Wellington local government.



Labour celebrates getting two candidates on to the WCC

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Paul Eagle celebrated his win at the Labour Party shindig at Wharewaka on Wellington’s waterfront.



Labour pledges good news for Living Wage campaigner

Sep 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

LIVING Wage Aotearoa tries to stay apolitical, but has welcomed the issue’s entry into the Labour leadership battle of the past week. Organisers also know where to buy their bread now after a Miramar bakery pledges support. KHALID AHMED.



Kahurangi School officially opens

Sep 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, News, Top Picture

Miramar South and Strathmore schools are laid to rest as the final stage of the merger in Wellington’s eastern suburbs is completed. KHALID AHMED was at the event.



Record numbers attend Island Bay Anzac Day service

Apr 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

School hall and Shorland Park venues used for service recalling 250 local men who died .



Busy Wellington Youth Council wants new members

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

Council for young people says year ahead is full of new projects.



Roads still top of govt’s agenda despite emissions

Sep 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour, Greens attack National’s $14 billion spend.



Wellingtonians sign up for end to “dying wage”

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Living Wage brings community groups together in capital.



Wellingtonians support rally for equality – PHOTOS

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

NewsWire images of support for Marriage Amendment Bill.



Living wage campaign launch for Wellington

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Organisers say small businesses backing different pay calculation.



Hearse, coffin protest mark death of TVNZ 7

Jun 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

VIDEO: Hundreds joined march to deliver 35,000-strong petition.



Faith in the political system in short supply

Dec 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Opinion

The country needs a political hero to save our faith in the system. SIENA YATES reports.



Why political leaders in NZ fail to inspire us

Nov 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Opinion

When John Key and Phil Goff delivered their election night speeches, a clearly articulated vision for the next term was nowhere to be heard, writes NATALIE FINNIGAN.

She talks to political observers about why we rarely see the sort of rhetoric delivered by David Lange and the Kennedys.



Maori electorates take different shape, but will still be critical

Nov 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

The Maori electorates have taken on a different composition with the Maori Party only winning three seats. NICK GRAY and TENNESSEE MANSFORD report.



The Green Party’s changing image suits 11% of voters

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The Greens have grown their vote by five percentage points since the last election. TESSA JOHNSTONE ponders the keys to their success.



Charles Chauvel gears up for 2014 campaign

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour MP proud to have turned around local fortunes.



Finlayson: Parliament won’t be nice with Peters

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

“He will bring up race and he will just be unpleasant”.



Business as usual for Hutt Valley Labour MPs

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Chris Hipkins and Trevor Mallard retain Rimutaka and Hutt South.



NewsWire’s coverage of the General Election 2011 and Referendum

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Click here to see our coverage timeline of the election, referendum, and reactions from other news outlets and social media.



Labour supporters anticipate defeat at Basin

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington electorate victories of little cheer to party faithful.



Facebook: stone National and play drinking games

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Election drinking game and anti-National events popular.



Workers get voters out, then let green hair down

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

After big effort by 300 supporters, Greens party at Bath House



Kris wins, but Nats take party vote in Mana

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Faafoi majority up marginally on election result.



Facebookers have fun at National’s expense

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Nats and their policies are being mocked on Facebook.



Debate in a state over sale of assets

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

National wants to sell, Labour wants to borrow.



Despite Teagate Nats quiet on media reform

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Labour and Greens pushing for more regulation of news media.



Rongotai demands action on child poverty

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Crowd raises issues at final candidates meeting.



Tax and unemployment loom in Ikaroa-Rawhiti

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Candidates agree that changes must be made.



Have we learned anything from past referendums?

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Opinion

They have involved gambling, super, military training and voting, writes SARA GREIG.



Voters enjoy political sport with caged Shanks

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

National MP would not take their Ohariu vote, or their bait.



Battle lines drawn in Hutt South electoral meeting

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

Parish platform perfect pulpit for political pontificating



The next Parliament – according to our mates

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

THE Greens look set to storm into office this election – at least according to an unscientific poll of the NewsWire team’s family and friends.

NewsWire students elbowed, cajoled and annoyed their contacts into telling us what they will do at the ballot box on Saturday, and the results are, well, interesting.



Obscure Greens policy targets Bill of Rights

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Bill’s author disagrees on including privacy clause.



One preferred party poll to rule them all

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

Saturday night we’ll know if the political polls were right.



Hutt candidates face off over train bike ban

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Greens, Nats disagree on Hutt transport needs.



High cost of living big issue for Chatham Island voters

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News

But they are reasonably satisfied with their political representation. CHRISTINA FITZWATER reports.



Sex a safe election topic in Lower Hutt house of God

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Candidate tosses in his own question for opponents.



Public know not who the Green Party’s got

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

And Mel Gibson is more recognisable than the PM.



Pharmac off the table but still under election fire

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Trade Minister’s stance not trustworthy, says pharmacy expert.



Chauvel supporters stand at electorate crossroads

Nov 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Volunteers foresee a turning point for Ohariu in tight contest



Creating jobs more than just a election policy label

Nov 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Jobs are an issue but business commentator Rod Oram questions the reality of job creation policies. Brendan Manning reports.



Unions push for more worker-friendly govt

Nov 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Rangitkei meatworker picketers know that better than most.



Te Tai Tonga race heats up at Victoria University

Nov 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

An informal hui gave way to a heated and passionate debate.



Schools may be more apathetic than youth

Nov 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students get their political education at home.



St Anne’s Hall fills for electorate hopefuls

Nov 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

National and NZ First candidates drew most heckling.



Working like a dog: the return of youth wages

Nov 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Opinion

Youth policies take us all the way back to Socrates, writes SARAH DUNN.



Vote for nature the call from Forest and Bird

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Conservation organisation hopes environment gets priority



The Green Party gets two thirds support in school poll

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A poll of 90 senior students at Wellington High School shows a two thirds majority favours voting Green, reports RODNEY BROWN.