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Posts Tagged ‘ London ’

Plummeting towards earth in a plane makes Muriel think

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A flight from London to Auckland nearly ended in disaster. COURTNEY DAY sits down with a woman who was on the plane.



Chef, foodie, writer: David Burton

Mar 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Budding food writer MATTHEW LAU speaks with Wellington’s most influential restaurant critic and food feature writer David Burton.



Māori see future careers in performing arts

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Māori of all ages, backgrounds, shapes and sizes come to Wellington to study the art of performance. MATTHEW LAU reports.



New Zealand eateries could be ready for a Michelin rating

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

MATTHEW LAU speaks with top Wellington foodies about restaurant guides and how we, and Michelin, rate.



‘Passion’ separates Wellington from the rest say local baristas

Mar 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Wellington’s coffee is in the world’s top 10, according to a CNN rating.



Sore feet to support young people

Nov 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, News

WHELDON Curzon-Hobson will walk 180 kilometres around Wellington and then to Palmerston North this month to help change the lives of young people. Mr Curzon-Hobson, 45, said the purpose of the walk was for young people to share inspirational stories with him. “I meet a whole lot of young people in our area who are […]



Wellington landscape designer wins silver award in world cup

Nov 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Landscape designer continues his winning streak at the Gardening World Cup in Japan.



Worldwide Hobbit fan event still no reason for Jackson to wear shoes

Nov 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The Embassy Theatre in Wellington played host to a global fan event for the second movie in The Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug, today. Fans joined actor Jed Brophy, director Peter Jackson – who of course was barefoot – and JULIE TAYLOR.



Minuit stars leave behind stage for Samoan village charity

Aug 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Paul Dodge and Ruth Carr of band Minuit will be volunteers in Samoa for the next four months.



Wellington photographer gives a face to once-shunned men

Aug 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article

Their relationships could once have landed them in jail – now their photographs hang in an art gallery, writes ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL.



Pin funding to help get Paralympians to games

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

High Performance NZ raises more than $2 million for London.



Local band using social networks to make mark

May 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Hollywoodfun Downstairs do video, marketing themselves



Leslie leads family on scary, exciting dance

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

Mum and dad moving to support scholarship winner in London



Earthquakes can’t shake capital city’s insurance cover

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Wellington City Council has talked its insurers into upping its quake cover. But it comes at a cost, reports RUSSELL PALMER.



Cafe raises $18,000 in one day for quake victims

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

Suppliers, customers rally to the cause at Cafe L’affare



London calling: Caught between the glamorous and the ordinary

Dec 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Opinion

SABRINA DANKEL explains how she had to drop skills she acquired on her journalism course to succeed as a reporter in London.



Royal Opera kickstarts soprano’s career

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

Madeleine Pierard accepted to study her art in London.



Avatar shows Wellington at cinema’s leading edge

Dec 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pioneering companies lead way with 3D filming and editing.



US election takes foreign media by storm

Nov 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Our man at the BBC (alias Dave Lee) describes the Obama-effect.