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Posts Tagged ‘ Nelson ’

Short, sharp strike for South Island health workers

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

A strike shorter than most lunch breaks is the last resort for mental health workers in the Nelson/ Marlborough area. Mental health workers for the Gateway Trust will be striking from 3 till 4pm this afternoon after negotiations to save workers’ jobs from restructuring and DHB tender failed. The Gateway Trust provides residential and community […]

Quake felt across New Zealand

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Newswire spoke to people throughout New Zealand for their reactions to the quake. SHAR DAVIS reports.

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.

Couple’s costume hobby puts WOW factor on show in Plimmerton

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Haydocks’ outrageous outfits, made in their spare time, are on display at Emerging Light Gallery.

PHOTO ESSAY: Leonie is queen of the queen bees

Mar 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Picture story

CALLY MARTIN spends the day with a bee keeper, looking at the process of raising queen bees and collecting honey.

NewsWire’s coverage of council elections

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Labour MP Kris Faafoi congratulates Nick Leggett, right, on his re-election as Porirua’s mayor on Saturday. Click on the headline for NewsWire’s coverage of national media.

Cells from breast cancer inspired design being auctioned for charity

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Lead Story, News

FRIENDS with breast cancer inspired World of WearableArt designer Fifi Colston to auction her piece Vena Immaculata at Roxy Cinema in Miramar. KHALID AHMED reports that the Breast Cancer Foundation will receive all proceeds.

Wellingtonians told to stay out of city centre on Monday

Jul 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

GNS Science says there could be up to nine magnitude 5.0 or greater events in the next week.

Whenua burial revives connection to land

Mar 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Earth mothers all over Aotearoa are reviving the practice of whenua burial, reports MELISSA WASTNEY

New Zealand homebirth figures being addressed by Ministry

Nov 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

Estimates show home birth is still a rare choice for Kiwis as official numbers remain unknown. MELISSA WASTNEY reports.

Referendum street poll: Voters have no idea

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

People show little knowledge of this year’s election referendum.

Welsh were robbed, say fans – of both cup teams

Sep 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Wellington streets splashed with colour, passion, rain for game one.

Cancer-causing chemical tested on Kiwi apples

Sep 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New Zealand scientists spotted Kepone problems early

Gentle teacher conveys the exacting art of calligraphy

Apr 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

New Zealanders respond well to the teachings of the country’s only grandmaster calligrapher. TASHA BLACK talks to Akiko Crowther about creating the perfect line.

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

Young and old combat ageist attitudes

Oct 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Diversity, Latest News, News

Groups say technology and hoodies are not only for the young.

Stout fellows make history

Apr 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

ANNE CORNISH meets two historians who revealed dodgy deals foisted upon Maori and who provided background for the court action that sparked the foreshore and seabed law.