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Quake damage displaces Wellingtonians

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



President Trump reality dawns on US and world

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Story

Pennsylvania was being declared for Donald Trump and with it the presidential election.

JAMES MALTHUS followed the trajectory of election day through monitoring US sites and media coverage with live updates. Welcome to Donald Trump’s America.



Perceptions of inequality imported from overseas

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Inequality and public perceptions a paradox

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Wellingtonians skeptical about higher speed limit

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



New Mayor down on legal highs

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

Mayor K Gurunathan thinks Kapiti doesn’t need its current licencing system for legal highs, as James Malthus reports.



Vote Local app gets the thumbs up.

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Thorndon School uses Tuffery art to make temporary rooms like home

Apr 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Temporary premises on college grounds clears way for $9 million reconstruction.



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.



Sun safety warnings ahead of summer

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

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 […]



Emotional vigil for Paris terror victims

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Emotional vigil for Paris terror victims

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story
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Emotional memorial for Paris victims in Wellington

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Nix fans key to team’s future

Nov 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Pataka exhibition puts the spotlight on a dying art form

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Careers exhibition offers a look into the future

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Cold facts show work needed before everyone has Warm Fuzzies

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

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 work smart with funding to plug in digital learners

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua schools are part of the spend-up on electronics through smart use of grants and funding.



PHOTO ESSAY: Firefighter Combat Challenge 2015

May 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Firefighters test skills and fitness at the National Firefighters 2015 challenge. Captured by Araina Khonthothong.



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.



‘Knee-jerk’ prisoner voting law damages society, say advocates

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, IN DEPTH, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

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.



Unions warn about changes to employment law

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



United Future leader wants a role in Key government

Sep 21st, 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.



Chris Bishop surrounded by supporters on nerve-wrecking day

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

The National candidate for Hutt South nervously awaits the election results at Chappelli’s Bar and Eatery.



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.



Campaign meetings in “three-horse race” Ohariu suggests close call

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

With just a 1000-vote majority, Peter Dunne’s Ohariu seat could be a game changer.



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.



Newsweek in review

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



Homelessness and living costs for students dominate housing debate

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

People sleeping on the street and tertiary students struggling to pay the rent are big issues.



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.



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



Gareth Watkins says Farewell as Nga Taonga launches new era

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

The merged national media archive’s first Curator-at-Large talks with YC LEE about his love of sound and vision.



National warned of tough race to the finish line

Sep 6th, 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.



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.



New Zealand consumers to benefit more from extended warranties

Jun 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Changes to the Fair Trade Act 1986 positive for consumers purchasing extended warranties.



New generation eyeing up Maori Party leadership

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

There are questions about his mana, but Te Ururoa Flavell tells SAM DUFF it is better to be on the field scoring goals.



Riders saddle up for Special Olympics competition

Mar 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Riding for the Disabled prepare to host event in Upper Hutt for first time.



Driveway safety record a ‘national shame’

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: News

Housing Minister Nick Smith says almost 500 state houses need improved driveway safety.



Late night bars brace for worst as council drinking vote looms

Sep 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News, Other

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.



Chess takes South End School to nationals for third year

Aug 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A group of South End School boys are off to Auckland next for a national chess competition.



Quakes scare needed, says Civil Defence head

Jul 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

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.



Maori and PI kids need to think outside the rugby square

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

Being the only Maori football player on almost every team he’s played on is nothing new to Nephi Harrison.



Mobile internet on rise, but not ruling web yet

Jun 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

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 despite preservation concerns

Mar 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Historic ship remains moved from liquid chemical preservation to dry storage.



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.



Poetry slam nationals in Wellington

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

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.



Fundraiser documentary to raise awareness of home birth

Oct 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News

Film is about pioneering midwife Ina May Gaskin.



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.



Cuba St rally shows opposition to asset sales far from fading

Aug 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Music, speeches, and impromptu dancing in Cuba St showed the fight against sales is strong, reports VICTORIA COTTERELL



Moving images illustrate photojournalism’s power

Jul 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

World Press Photo Exhibition in Wellington for month.



Asset sales protester was thrown out of Parliament

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

Peter Dunne mask and hand gestures too much for the house.



Public forum to focus on media and justice system

May 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

JustSpeak puts politicians to the justice test in first gathering



Screen industry rise pushes tertiary education

May 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Consolidation under way for diverse training courses.



New Zealanders prepare for September Shake Out

May 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Civil Defence tells the country to “Drop, Cover, Hold” together



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



Hikoi makes its presence felt in Auckland streets

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

Newswire on hand to capture Auckland leg of the hikoi.



Tips from old hands for budding furious filmers

Apr 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Jackson back to judge NZ’s wackiest movie making contest



Marae and mosque – how Kiwis are attracted to overlapping customs

Mar 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Similarities between Islam and Maori culture are leading more Maori to embrace Islam, reports MOHAMMAD NAZAYER.



Love thy neighbour… especially in an emergency

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Being a good neighbour can help you survive a disaster.



Blanket Man’s back story – what’s really going on with our homeless

Mar 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

We are quickly falling behind other western countries when it comes to helping the homeless, reports TENNESSEE MANSFORD.



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.



Capital ACT voters have no love of John Banks

Nov 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A slight victory for ACT but to party members, it is not enough.



What now post-election – business as usual?

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

Before the election, child poverty hotly-debated.



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.