Posts Tagged ‘ national ’
Mayor K Gurunathan thinks Kapiti doesn’t need its current licencing system for legal highs, as James Malthus reports.
Temporary premises on college grounds clears way for $9 million reconstruction.
Amnesty International has set up a website for Kiwis to send their message to government to lift New Zealand’s intake. COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.
A sun safe warning just a month out from the shortest day. The Cancer Society says people should not only wear sunblock but also suitable clothing. U.V ray exposure is the main cause of skin cancer in New Zealand so the Cancer Society is promoting the use of long sleeved shirts and wide brimmed hats […]
With some of the worst statistics for poorly insulated housing in New Zealand, Wellington is struggling to meet the demand to fit out homes with proper heating. COLIN ENGELBRECHT looks at the statistics, and talks to an organisation which is part of the solution.
Porirua schools are part of the spend-up on electronics through smart use of grants and funding.
Firefighters test skills and fitness at the National Firefighters 2015 challenge. Captured by Araina Khonthothong.
Last year’s decision left many Maori outraged, while others took the opportunity. LIAM CAVANAGH reports.
A High Court action has thrown the focus on the law which bans prisoners from voting. Campaigners say the law disconnects prisoners from society when they need to be re-connecting, and there will be consequences. TESS NICHOL reports.
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.
NICOLE ADAMSON and SARAH WILSON hit Wellington streets on election night to talk to voters.
Newswire hits the Wellington streets – JONTY DINE and YC LEE ask voters for their thoughts.
The National candidate for Hutt South nervously awaits the election results at Chappelli’s Bar and Eatery.
A political social media specialist rates the work of the Greens as the best in a truly social election.
With just a 1000-vote majority, Peter Dunne’s Ohariu seat could be a game changer.
Conservative candidate Gordon Copeland ruffled feathers with his comments about poverty.
The Opinion Partnership has been using billboards and ads to scare voters about Labour-Greens alliance.
Students who challenged candidates on student issues give their thoughts on how the politicians performed.
People sleeping on the street and tertiary students struggling to pay the rent are big issues.
Labour’s Ohariu candidate Virginia Andersen finds warmer response than Peter Dunne in Wadestown.
A crowd of about 50 people took a pew at Central Baptist Church in Wellington for local candidates.
Hundreds of Wellington residents all crammed into the Aro Valley Community centre for iconic debate.
The merged national media archive’s first Curator-at-Large talks with YC LEE about his love of sound and vision.
Ron Mark says getting 11% support in 10 days electioneering is just the start.
Door knocking suggests many National and Green voters will give him their electorate vote.
Almost one third of Wairarapa voters don’t know who they will vote for according to a phone poll by the NewsWire Team.
About a quarter of changing voters are clear about their new electorate candidate choice.
Changes to the Fair Trade Act 1986 positive for consumers purchasing extended warranties.
There are questions about his mana, but Te Ururoa Flavell tells SAM DUFF it is better to be on the field scoring goals.
Riding for the Disabled prepare to host event in Upper Hutt for first time.
Housing Minister Nick Smith says almost 500 state houses need improved driveway safety.
One September 12 Wellington City Council will decide new rules for licenced premises. Bar owners feel they were not listened to at hearings on the rules, but the council describes the rules as permissive. OREN OAARIKI reports.
A group of South End School boys are off to Auckland next for a national chess competition.
WELLINGTON needs this quake swarm shake-up to wake up, says Dave Butcher, the Upper Hutt Civil Defence team leader.
Mr Butcher says having an earthquake kit is essential and Wellington should be learning from the Christchurch disaster. JANELLE CHEESMAN reports.
Being the only Maori football player on almost every team he’s played on is nothing new to Nephi Harrison.
KIWIS are getting more mobile via broadband, but maybe not as fast as we may think, or as fast mobile marketers of broadband services would like.
A third of all households used a mobile phone to access the internet last year, according to a Statistics New Zealand report. YONG CHOO LEE reports.
Historic ship remains moved from liquid chemical preservation to dry storage.
Council for young people says year ahead is full of new projects.
THE NATIONAL Poetry Slam final is being held in Wellington this weekend, and organisers hope it will boost the popularity of poems in New Zealand.
The competition has been running thoughout the country over the past four months. the 12 finalists will be given three minutes to present an original poem – without any props – and they’ll be judged by audience members randomly selected on the night.
Film is about pioneering midwife Ina May Gaskin.
Labour, Greens attack National’s $14 billion spend.
Music, speeches, and impromptu dancing in Cuba St showed the fight against sales is strong, reports VICTORIA COTTERELL
World Press Photo Exhibition in Wellington for month.
Peter Dunne mask and hand gestures too much for the house.
JustSpeak puts politicians to the justice test in first gathering
Consolidation under way for diverse training courses.
Civil Defence tells the country to “Drop, Cover, Hold” together
Quit group says rise will save economy $73m
Newswire on hand to capture Auckland leg of the hikoi.
Jackson back to judge NZ’s wackiest movie making contest
Similarities between Islam and Maori culture are leading more Maori to embrace Islam, reports MOHAMMAD NAZAYER.
Being a good neighbour can help you survive a disaster.
We are quickly falling behind other western countries when it comes to helping the homeless, reports TENNESSEE MANSFORD.
The country needs a political hero to save our faith in the system. SIENA YATES reports.
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.
A slight victory for ACT but to party members, it is not enough.
Before the election, child poverty hotly-debated.
“He will bring up race and he will just be unpleasant”.
Chris Hipkins and Trevor Mallard retain Rimutaka and Hutt South.
Click here to see our coverage timeline of the election, referendum, and reactions from other news outlets and social media.
Wellington electorate victories of little cheer to party faithful.
After big effort by 300 supporters, Greens party at Bath House
Faafoi majority up marginally on election result.